Re: [exim] Rate Limit Message Relaying

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Author: Marc Perkel
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CC: exim-users
Subject: Re: [exim] Rate Limit Message Relaying


Kirill Miazine wrote:

>* Marc Perkel [2004-12-18 07:27]:
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>>Can this be done?
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>Yes.
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>>I'd like Exim to be able to rate limit outgoing messages from certian IP
>>addresses who I would otherwise relay for. Initially I'd like to
>>restrice the rate to one message per 30 seconds and after 5 messages
>>climb to 1 message every 2 minutes - or something like that. Is this
>>doable? Sort of like the bounce retry stuff but applied to relating
>>instead of retry.
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>Write a daemon (in a language you feel comfortable with) that implements
>the logic you are describing. Exim can communicate with that daemon
>using ${readsocket}.
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I have no idea how to do that - but it would be nice to have.