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Re: master's mail backlog and upgrade time

Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2005/11/19, Andreas Metzler <ametzler@downhill.at.eu.org>:
>> FWIW he currently does a. Rejecting at SMTP time causes backscatter on
>> forwarded mail, as the forwarding host cannot reject because it
>> already has accepted the mail.

> And usual way to deal with this is to set:
> ignore_errmsg_errors_after = 7d

> If a bounce message can't be delivered they are frozen. After 7 days
> they are deleted. Problem solved. I can't think of a reason that the
> mail would keep building up...

The real problem with these bounces is not that they fill up the
forwarding host's queue but that they are usually unwanted. Think Joe
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