SMTP being blocked by certain providers
jason at tommyk.com
Mon Oct 11 13:07:23 PDT 2004
On 10/11/2004 04:39, Declan Moriarty wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 10, 2004 at 10:25:41PM -0500, DJ Lucas enlightened us thusly
>> Oct 9 15:41:20 pinski postfix/smtp: 151F91BA88:
>> to=<jd_lucas at email.com>, relay=email-com.mr.outblaze.com[22.214.171.124],
>> delay=5, status=bounced (host email-com.mr.outblaze.com[126.96.36.199]
>> said: 554 EMail from mailserver at 188.8.131.52 is refused. See
>> http://spamblock.outblaze.com/184.108.40.206 (in reply to RCPT TO command))
> In the example from outblaze, your ip is not blocked, so you should
> forward it to bounce at outblaze.com and ask.
It looks like they use the SORBS dynIP block list. Happily, they even
point out a howto resource:
Sometimes, as I have found with some of my users who have dsl at home,
people inherit an IP that was previously occupied by a computer with a
zombie or open proxy or whatever. In my cases, the IP was listed on
multiple blocklists, other than dynamic IP ones.
So, trying to run a dynamic IP'd mail server without a smart host is just
not too good of an idea these days (was it ever?), anyway you look at it.
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