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Re: limit for messages per connection?

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  • Wietse Venema
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    Message 1 of 4 , Mar 20, 2013
      Reindl Harald:

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      > Am 20.03.2013 17:33, schrieb Wietse Venema:> Reindl Harald:
      > >> smtpd_recipient_limit = 100
      > >> anvil_rate_time_unit = 1800s
      > >> smtpd_client_connection_rate_limit = 80
      > >
      > > Have you considered:
      > > smtpd_client_message_rate_limit
      > > smtpd_client_recipient_rate_limit
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      > thank you - no i have not because i still was in the middle
      > for the documentation searching for "limit" :-)
      >
      > i have exactly 1418 messages between
      > Mar 20 16:08:06
      > Mar 20 16:24:09
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      > normally we have not more than 1000 messages outgoing on this
      > machine a day because real mass-mailing is prohibited but i
      > am unsere about the impact of the anvil / limit calculation
      > to not make troubles for legitimate mail in case someone sends
      > as example 5 mails to 20 RCPT's in a few minutes which may
      > happen from time to time
      >
      > would you consider this as safe?
      > smtpd_client_message_rate_limit = 500
      > smtpd_client_recipient_rate_limit = 500

      Used like this, the message rate limit is redundant.
      No-one can send more messages than recipients.
      As for the numbers, that is really not my call to make.

      Wietse
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