[GLLUG] Postgrey holding list

Henrik Morsing henrik at morsing.cc
Tue Mar 3 15:16:39 UTC 2020

On Tue, Mar 03, 2020 at 02:55:07PM +0000, Marco van Beek wrote:
>I'm sorry, I really thing you are over-engineering the problem.

What problem?

> ...simple a language that I can, this is what happens in postfix:

I have never doubted what happens in postfix/postgrey

> 	* If it finds no entries, it adds one with the current time stamp, and
>rejects the SMTP connection with a "temporarily unavailable" message.
> 	* If it finds an entry, it checks the stored time stamp against the
>current time. If it is over the delay setting, it allows it and updates
>the timestamp.

This contradicts everything you have said so far.

>That's it. It is that simple. That is why PostGray can be a 'bit stupid'
>with some mail systems that use multiple relays on resends.

Right, well, I never asked if it was stupid or not?

Maybe my original question was misunderstood, I think this has been side-tracked a bit.

Henrik Morsing

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