At 10:04 -0700 09 May 2000, "Ronald F. Guilmette" <rfg @
> If by ``server'' you mean Sendmail, then the answer is `no'. It is
> very simple. If you have MaxRecipients set to `N' and then some SMTP
> client connects and tries to issue more than `N' RCPT TOs for some
> individual message, then the N+1 and subsequent RCPT Tos will get some
> sort of 5xx response.
Have you actually tried this? If so, what version? I tried it on both
8.9.3 and 8.10.1, and both returned "452 Too many recipients". So, a
non-broken MTA should attempt to send to those recipients again later.
Aaron Schrab aaron @
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