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From motty cruz <>
Subject Re: getting tons of SPAM
Date Tue, 01 Jul 2014 21:00:18 GMT
yes I guest I could change the variable delay, I will do a quick search to
see how would affect users. some users are very sensitive to this issues.

Thanks a bunch,

On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 1:37 PM, Steve Bergman <> wrote:

> On 07/01/2014 03:29 PM, Martin Gregorie wrote:
>> On Tue, 2014-07-01 at 19:17 +0000, Jeremy McSpadden wrote:
>>> No mention of RBLs or greylisting ...
>>>  Quite.
>> When my ISP switched on greylisting my mail immediately went from a
>> spam:ham ratio of 80:20 to one of 20:80
> But the variable delay, which is not under your control? My users
> complained loudly about that minority of mails which took an hour to
> arrive. I had to turn it off. Yes, I'm sure the autowhitelist features help
> with time. But we're always receiving mail from new customers whom our mail
> server has never heard from before. And you really don't want to not
> receive a mail from a new customer for an hour or more when you are a
> service company advertising fast and efficient service of your customers'
> restaurant kitchen equipment during the lunch hours.
> I did not find greylisting viable for our use case. And I suspect many
> businesses would have similar incompatibilities with the strategy.
> -Steve

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