[Greylist-users] some comments on spamd

Evan Harris eharris at puremagic.com
Thu Jun 2 20:42:09 PDT 2005

Yahoo appears to have several different "types" of servers, used for
different services.  The ones that I have listed in the whitelist differ
from the rest in that they do not appear to retry.  The other servers yahoo
runs do appear to retry, and so don't require a whitelist entry.


On Tue, 31 May 2005, Ken Raeburn wrote:

> On May 31, 2005, at 16:25, Mark Pecaut wrote:
> > On Tue, May 31, 2005 at 08:44:40PM +0200, Ingo Freund wrote:
> >> BTW: a list of servers which don't support 4xx errors
> >>      would really help in acceptance of greylisting
> >
> > Maybe this isn't what you are thinking, but there is a
> > whitelist here that I have found quite useful:
> That reminds me, I meant to report -- Yahoo Groups has been sending me
> mailing list mail from 216.155.201.{59,60,61,62,63,66,67,68,69}
> (*.bulk.dcn.yahoo.com).  I don't know if it actually fails to retry
> from this block, but the whitelist at puremagic says "Yahoo Groups
> (common pool, no retry)" for several blocks, so I've whitelisted this
> /24 block myself just to be safe...  (It's not a list I care quite
> enough about to track down missing messages.)
> Ken

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