On Monday, January 6, 2003, at 07:51 PM, Paul Theodoropoulos wrote:
I got paged at 3 am because sbl.spamhaus.org was not responding,
causing the smtp to stall. The frustrating part is that the -t
option (timeout) for rblsmtpd doesn't appear to work. Anyone taken a
stab at fixing this? I'd prefer that rblsmtpd default to allow the
connection if the rbl cannot be reached in x seconds.
the -t option has to go at the _end_ of the declarations, rather than
at the beginning where most options go. not sure why. but works for > me:
-rorbs.dorkslayers.com -rrelays.ordb.org -rrelays.visi.com -t15
will end the conversation at precisely fifteen seconds if it's not
complete by then.
Excellent, thanks for the tip. I'll try that.