Re: NEVER USE SORBS
On Thu, 27 Jul 2006, Craig Sanders wrote:
SORBS throws the baby out with the bathwater.
i keep seeing this claim, or variants of it, but i've seen no evidence
whatsoever to support it.
http://www.us.sorbs.net/lookup.shtml?184.108.40.206 (captcha required)
Dynamic IP Space (LAN, Cable, DSL & Dial Ups)
Netblock: 220.127.116.11/21 (18.104.22.168-22.214.171.124)
Record Created: Mon Jul 3 13:53:03 2006 GMT
Record Updated: Thu Jul 20 03:38:13 2006 GMT
Additional Information: This netblock was removed/delisted, future listings will supersede this entry.
<green>Currently inactive and not flagged to be published in DNS.</green>
It two weeks for them to refuse my delisting request, then accept my
upstreams request for delisting. No matter what proof of a static IP an
end user provides besides changing rDNS, SORBS ignores it. You need an AS
number for them to accept an IP as static, if it doesn't meet their
FYI, The TTL on my rDNS is still 7200. Far below SORBS delisting
I eventually set my webserver (where I have have control of rDNS) as a
smarthost because SORBS didn't like my upstreams naming convention.
In the two weeks I was listed, I came across 4 ISPs that bounced my
outgoing mail. One even bounced mail to postmaster.
If it was easier to get delisted, SORBS DUHL might be OK, but as is, It's
a royal pain in the u-know-where to get off their list when you don't