doesn't zip with greylisting

Tim Wicinski
Thu Dec 18 04:51:06 UTC 2003

Vernon Schryver wrote:

> So regardless of greylisting, if someday your SMTP server were too
> busy for more than 4.5 minutes, they'd give up?  That's lame.

it seems that way - especially if it's a 4xx type error message.  Lame 
is an understatement.

> Do they compound the error by trying a bunch of times within seconds,
> as if a real 4yz problem might fix itself instantly?

They seemed to try twice, 5 minutes apart and then gave up.
of course this would have nothing to do with it:

	220 CUNYVM.CUNY.EDU running IBM VM SMTP Level 320

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