[imp] Limiting # of recipients per time period

Kevin Konowalec webadmin at ualberta.ca
Wed Aug 20 16:33:24 UTC 2008

On Aug 20, 2008, at 9:30 AM, Michael Rubinsky wrote:

> Quoting Chris Lafty <clafty at stlawu.edu>:
>> A client's account became compromised and a spammer sent out over  
>> 4,000 messages before I got in Monday morning and saw that my spam  
>> alert script detected the incident.  I wrote a script because this  
>> is the 5th or 6th time this has happened.  One of the new features  
>> of IMP is the ability to limit the number of recipients over a time  
>> period.  I've set this up.  However, I don't see where you can set  
>> the actual limiting numbers.  I see "limit_period" and "threshold"  
>> which is the # of days we keep old log entries. How does this work?
>> I found a mention of max_recipients and max_timelimit perm in http://bugs.horde.org/ticket/4387
>> Is there a document out there I can read.  I've been search for too  
>> long.
>> -Chris
>> -- 
> I believe that this is setup in the permissions interface.
> Administration->Permissions->Imp

That's correct.  The only thing I haven't figured out yet is how to  
take someone OFF the blocked list if we need to (ie not a spammer).

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