[joomla] Forum email notifications -- hosting limits on emails

nullevent at nullevent at
Sun Dec 9 16:14:01 EST 2007

Gary Mort wrote:
> Donna Marie Vincent wrote:
>> My host has a policy of "... 200 hourly email limit per domain ...", 
>> "... 60 pop checks per hour limit per email address ...", and 
>> "Anytime you're sending a message, no matter how large your mailing 
>> list is you must throttle it. We recommend you throttle it to at the 
>> very least sending 1 email every 6 seconds."
> 1 email per 6 seconds?  Ok, that just seems excessive.
> So for 100 emails messages they want you to take an hour to send them 
> all out?
For the forum with ten topics and ten users subscribed to new message 
notifications per each topic that is not excessive. 200 emails per hour 
is a reasonable limit but sometimes subscribers will not receive their 

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