Slightly OT: Greylisting another take

Paul Howarth paul at
Fri Feb 18 15:46:25 UTC 2005

Alexander Volovics wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 18, 2005 at 09:03:26AM -0500, Scot L. Harris wrote:
>>Ah, there were spammers on @home which resulted in whole sale black
>>listing.  Now that does happen.  Also a lot of email admins will block
>>dynamic IP address ranges.  If you happen to be trying to run an email
>>server from a dynamic IP address (even if your assigned address has not
>>changed in years) a large part of the Internet will not accept SMTP
>>connections from you.  In that case you just need to route your email
>>through your ISPs SMTP servers.  Not much else you can do about that.
> The problem is I *am* routing my email through my ISPs SMTP server!

No, you're not. At least you're sending mail to this mailing list 
directly from your own machine ( 
[]) to Red Hat's MX hosts, not via any smarthost:

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