In message <20000509212503 .
Aaron Schrab <aaron+lm @
>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.
Sorry. I misspoke. I meant 4xx.