[Greylist-users] SMTP server pools
eharris at puremagic.com
Wed Sep 15 18:08:21 PDT 2004
On Tue, 14 Sep 2004, Frank Bax wrote:
> A) I've had trouble posting (temp failures) for many days now (first try
> Sep7). I know that my ISP uses SMTP server pools (Bell Nexxia / Bell
> Canada / Sympatico = 209.226.175/24). For this message, I'm using dialup
> on a different ISP.
Sorry, the reason you were blocked was because of a manual blacklist entry
here, since we had recieved a large quantity of spam with no discernable
"real" mail from the 209.226.175/24 netblock. I've unblocked them hoping it
won't happen again, but if it does, it'll go back in. For the future, I
would suggest finding a less spam-friendly ISP.
> B) I've just gone live with greylisting (OpenBSD 3.5) and the first AOL
> email causes problems with SMTP server pool. I got these on one message:
> 22.214.171.124 -> imo-m14.mx.aol.com.
> 126.96.36.199 -> imo-d22.mx.aol.com.
> 188.8.131.52 -> imo-d06.mx.aol.com.
> 184.108.40.206 -> imr-d01.mx.aol.com.
> Not even on the same subnet - has someone got a complete list? The list
> from cvs.puremagic.com does not include one of these ip addresses.
As far as I know, my whitelist in cvs has them all, but if someone knows of
more, let me know and I'll add them. I just added the one you had that I
> C) I contacted a local ISP about their SMTP server pool. Perhaps others
> will find this information useful, I suspect a complete list of ip's for
> this ISP might be difficult to determine using the typical "black box"
I'll add the outgoing servers to my list.
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