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    Hello,
    On my forum, I have over 17K members.

    It's been over a year since I sent out an email to everyone, so last night, I decided to send a mass email to everyone about upcoming contests, and a possible name change to our forum.

    I got all but 200 emails bouncing back. My host only seems to allow 200 emails per hour. I was wondering if there was away around this? I really don't want to leave my host, as the uptime & support is superb. Never notice unexpected downtime, ever, which is why I'm still with them.

    So as I was saying, is there away to send emails going around this rule? Do I just need to host the DB elsewhere with an email host?

    Thanks in advance for your advice.
    - Ryan

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    No sorry, there is no workaround in vB for this host limit.
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    • #3
      this is a server setting by your host.. most hosts including me restrict mass email..
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      • #4
        Yeah, almost every webhost will have hourly limits, i'm testing this mod, you can set the batch limit and the email will be sent via cron task

        Cron based e-mail sending

        Hope something like this can be set as default in vbulletin 4.0
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