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    How can I limit the number of message my mail server send?


    How can I limit the number of message my mail server sends in a given period of time.... this would be a global setting.

    I am using Postfix ... but sendmail is avalible.
    linux 2.4 RH9

    Goal: I need to throttle the outgoing mail from my bulk mailer to 75 messages in a 15 min. period.

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    Is there a way of telling postfix to only send the first 10 members of its defered queue?

    [root@domain mail]# /usr/sbin/postqueue -p
    -Queue ID- --Size-- ----Arrival Time---- -Sender/Recipient-------
    429AA1F56A 575 Mon May 17 17:06:22 user@ domain.com
    (deferred transport)
    user@ domain.com

    446E61F56C 575 Mon May 17 17:06:24 user@ domain.com
    (deferred transport)
    user@ domain.com

    95D741F56D 575 Mon May 17 17:06:24 user@ domain.com
    (deferred transport)
    user@ domain.com

    713021F56F 575 Mon May 17 17:06:25 user@ domain.com
    (deferred transport)
    user@ domain.com

    E4C831F56B 575 Mon May 17 17:06:22 user@ domain.com
    (deferred transport)
    avalonbloom@ domain.com

    EE8001F56E 575 Mon May 17 17:06:24 user@ domain.com
    (deferred transport)
    user@ domain.com

    -- 4 Kbytes in 6 Requests.

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