dgboles at gmail.com
Sun Dec 2 18:20:44 UTC 2007
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Nigel Henry wrote:
> On Sunday 02 December 2007 00:46, Karl Larsen wrote:
>> Someone last night got on my setup for this login and set it to send
>> no email to me. I turned on and there was no fedora list mail. Had to
>> work and just fixed the problem. Now things are good again. Sure hope
>> the person who did this will stop. It is no fun causing others problems.
>> Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
>> Linux User
>> #450462 http://counter.li.org.
> Hi Karl. As I said to you offlist, this may be just down to mail being sent to
> you from the list, being bounced back to the list. I'm on a few lists, but
> know that if too many bounce backs are received, some list administrators
> will disable mail being sent to you. Then, as "you" have, you have to go to
> your mail delivery options, and reset it to enabled.
> I do hope that nobody on the list would be so vindictive as to hack into your
> subscribe options, and disable mail being sent to you. That as far as I'm
> concerned would be totally out of order, and just can't believe that's the
> I've had problems sending to some lists. Mailman for sourceforge hosted lists
> was refusing to accept mail sent to various lists, and I had to change the
> address I was sending from. I also had problems sending to the ntp list.
> SORBS was blacklisting mail sent to the ntp list from my ISP. I contacted the
> guy handling spam at the ntp list, and he removed my ISP from the SORBS
> blacklist, with the proviso that if spam levels went up, the ISP would again
> be blacklisted. So far so good on that one.
> I think that rather than jumping to conclusions, which I hope are wrong, I'd
> send an email to the list administrator, and ask why my mail deliveries had
> been disabled. See below. Make sure to specify the mailing list your
> referring to.
> mailman-owner at redhat.com.
> All the best mate.
I agree with Nigel. My ISP's email server blocks list traffic from
Fedora/Redhat servers. All of them. But allows traffic from several
others. Two of which use Mailman.
And while they were doing that I got 'stopped'. I had to change the
email server and restart the list(s).
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