Greylisting -- Was: Anti Spam

Kenny Dail kend at
Mon Apr 30 03:17:38 UTC 2007

> > I'm monitoring systems at the ISP I work at.  No, it is not life or  
> > death
> > if a feed goes down for 3 hours and a bunch of people cannot download
> > their daily freebsd-questions mailing list fix.  At least, I don't  
> > think
> > so.  But they do.  And as their money that buys the ISP's product puts
> > the bread on my table, I have to do what they want.  And they want  
> > instant
> > response if there is a problem in the ISP's systems.  That won't  
> > happen if
> > the monitoring system's e-mails that get sent out when there is a  
> > problem
> > lie around in a mail queue for an hour waiting for a greylist at the
> > cell company to let the messages through.
I understand where you are coming from on this, of course email is not
the right medium to use for notifying of email failures. We built an SMS
Kenny Dail <kend at>

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