Re: [exim] Rate Limit Message Relaying

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Author: Marcin Owsiany
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To: exim-users
Subject: Re: [exim] Rate Limit Message Relaying
On Sun, Dec 19, 2004 at 06:12:49PM +0100, Kirill Miazine wrote:
> * Marc Perkel [2004-12-18 13:53]:
> > >>I'd like Exim to be able to rate limit outgoing messages from certian IP
> > >>addresses who I would otherwise relay for.


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> Fire up this daemon and you can use following in your ACL:
>
>     condition = ${readsocket{/tmp/relay.sock}{$sender_host_address\n}{5s}{}{no}}

>
> ${readsocket} in the above line will give "yes" if the relay access
> should be denied and "no" if it should be allowed. Think that the daemon
> answers the question: Should I deny access to client $sender_host_address?


I guess what you described provides a way to rate-limit incoming
messages, and as far as I can tell, he wanted to rate-limit outgoing
messages.

Marcin
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