Re: [exim] Per RCPT DATA reply

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Author: Todd Lyons
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To: Ian Eiloart
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Subject: Re: [exim] Per RCPT DATA reply
On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 8:26 AM, Ian Eiloart <iane@???> wrote:

>> I do like the concept to "avoid the need for administrators to learn
>> the differences between LMTP and PRDR" because not having to learn
>> something new makes my job easier.  The reason for forbidding LMTP
>> outside of the LAN is apparently to prevent duplicates, but the
>> thought process at the time apparently was that the sending system
>> doesn't have a queue (the main use case of LMTP).
>
> Oh, I thought the purpose was for when the receiving system doesn't have a
> queue. LMTP does allow 4xx temporary rejections. I don't know what the
> sender is supposed to do if it doesn't have a queue. Our mail system uses
> LMTP to do final delivery into Cyrus mailstores - they don't have queues.


You are correct. Receiving system without a queue

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