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server to send 1,000,000 email day

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Hi ,

i have a customer who wants to send 1,000,000 email a day . He will be using a server with the following specs  ( he is low in budget). here's the specs
Dual Xeon 5520 - SAS (Qty: 1)
2x Intel Xeon 5520 2.26 GHz Quad Core Processors
12 GB RAM
100 Mbps Network Uplink
he will be using Linux

is it possible ?
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That's 12 e-mails per second.  Most ISPs will not permit that - I cannot imagine someone who wasn't a spammer needing to send out that many messages per day.
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sure, depending on the size of the emails, the scripts in use to send them, his uplink speed and the repercussions of his internet provider.
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by:Martin_J_Parker
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It's certainly possible on that spec if you can find a willing ISP.
What concerns me more is he's low budget but wants to send out a million emails a day.
Sounds like a wannabe spam merchant to me - are you really sure you want to help this guy?  :-)
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