Throttling outbound emails with Mailman & Exim

Many ISPs have limits on the amount of emails received in a period of time, not respecting this will reduce the reputation of the sender. Mailman 2 doesn’t support throttling, though there’re some patches in the wild adding this feature. Exim supports rate limiting incoming emails, but not emails going out, though it may be […]

Gentoo: How to debug Exim

If you have some problem with exim, and the logs are not enough, edit the /etc/conf.d/exim file, and add the debugging option (-d): /etc/conf.d/exim# Command-line options for running eximEXIM_OPTS=”-bd -q15m -d” Then restart exim: # /etc/init.d/exim restart The exim daemon will not be detached from the console, the debug information will be printed to the […]