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Re: Q about short-circuit over ruling blacklisting rule

From: David F. Skoll <dfs_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Jan 18 2011 - 15:46:19 GMT

On Tue, 18 Jan 2011 13:37:40 -0200
Rejaine Monteiro <> wrote:

> > I'm not prepared to wait 24 hours for mail servers to successfully
> > send me mails - it's the equivalent of sealing my letterbox on
> > Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for me, and I want near-real time
> > email communication.

> I also gave up using greylist due to the same problems.

I find that very surprising. We've used greylisting for years and
have never noticed such problems. (We greylist after the DATA phase, though.
Some MTAs do have trouble reacting to 4xx codes in response to RCPT, so
maybe that's why we haven't run into trouble.)