[Valvula] Rate limiting with postfix & valvula

Francis Brosnan Blázquez francis.brosnan en aspl.es
Lun Abr 22 09:03:32 CEST 2019

> Hi

Helo Ian,

> We are looking to use a policy daemon to impose rate limits on our
> outbound servers. The documentation say that the  quota module is for
> authenticated users, is this the case or will it apply the limits to
> any mail it sees?

That's the case: rate limiting to authenticated users. If SMTP
transaction is not authenticated, rate limited (mod-mquota) is not

> Also where is this information held? I have configured the database
> connection but nothing has been written to the db other than the day
> and month.

It uses an in-memory database to track rate about sending users. A
database for SASL exceptions:


And configuration file to describe periods:


Best Regards.

> Rgds
> Ian
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