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 use Munin to monitor Mailman

Update 31/12/2012: Now this is a bit simpler, since bug 448414 has been fixed. Before we start with the step-by-step procedure to get the mailman plug-in working, lets recall how to test a munin plug-in: $ sudo munin-run mailman posts.value 24 members.value 21892 The output above is what you should get once the mailman plug-in […]

Gentoo: Mailman with Nginx & Exim

UPDATE 2019-06-23: Change /usr/lib/ to /usr/lib64/ (after upgrade to Gentoo profile 17.1) UPDATE 2017-05-11: Use https, with Let’s Encrypt. UPDATE 2014-07-23: Forgot to give nginx access to mailman archives. Stop using sudo. Use service. UPDATE 2012-12-10: the process has been simplified now that bug #37429 is fixed. This is how I installed Mailman in a […]