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limiting maximum outbound smtp sessions in Exchange

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Hi,

We're running Exchange 2003. My sales team want to send email announcments to all our customers at once. Customers have agreed to this BTW.

When my Sales Director sends one email to 700 recipients the Exchange server then attempts to establish outbound SMTP sessions with all 700 at once. Is there a way I can limit this to say 30 at once? I don't mind that it will take 4 days to send, just glad it won't have taken our DSL down!

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Andrew
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