Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of faq/email/greylisting


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Sep 5, 2008, 10:36:34 AM (12 years ago)
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Jamie McClelland
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    11= Why does it take 30 minutes for some messages to get delivered? =
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    3 May First/People Link uses a technique called "[WikiPedia:Greylisting greylisting]" to help reduce the amount of spam being sent to our servers. Greylisting means that the first time an email message is sent to our server, our server defers delivery - telling the sending mail server: "Try again later." The next time the sending server tries to send the message, our server accepts it.
     3May First/People Link uses a technique called [WikiPedia:Greylisting greylisting] to help reduce the amount of spam being sent to our servers. Greylisting means that the first time an email message is sent to our server, our server defers delivery - telling the sending mail server: "Try again later." The next time the sending server tries to send the message, our server accepts it.
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    55Once an email sender/recipient combination has been greylisted once, it will not be greylisted again. So - this step will only happen the first time a sender sends you a message.