Not now

David Boles 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 
> case.
> 
> 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).
- --


  David
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