[Mimedefang] OT: sendmail limit connections

Ben Kamen bkamen at benjammin.net
Wed Feb 23 12:19:07 EST 2005

-ray wrote:
> I have max daemon children set to 250.  Occasionally one machine will 
> open 250 connections, probably spamming, so sendmail stops new connections.
> Is there a sendmail way to limit # of connections by ip address?

  In /etc/mail/access

      ClientConn:<ip addr>	<limit rate>

See the README file in ./cf for more options...

this is a sendmail thing, not a mimedefang thing.

Hope that's what you needed.


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