On Tue, Jun 06, 2006 at 07:00:48PM +0200, Kurt Petersen wrote: > sorbs is now blacklisting sites because they guess that it is a > dynamic ip number. dul.dnsbl.sorbs.net has been in existence for a long time (years). > <firstname.lastname@example.org>: host mgw.netsite.dk[18.104.22.168] said: 554 Service > unavailable; Client host [22.214.171.124] blocked using > dul.dnsbl.sorbs.net; Dynamic IP Addresses See: > http://www.sorbs.net/lookup.shtml?126.96.36.199 (in reply to RCPT > TO command) > > My IP number is 188.8.131.52. > The reverse is 184.108.40.206.adsl.vby.tiscali.dk The most likely reason is that spam was received to a SORBS spamtrap from a machine in this netblock, and given that the reverse DNS "looks dynamic" it was added to that DNSBL. > There is no indication of a dynamic IP number - and it is not. It has > been fixed for many years. If it is truly static, as in, you will always get that IP, that is used just for you, no matter if you switch off your DSL for a week then back on again, and your ISP complies with all the other rules that SORBS likes to enforce then you could possibly get this decision reversed. On the other hand you may find it easier to get the people you mail to whitelist you or stop using this DNSBL. Or even easier, you could smarthost through a machine which does not a have a reverse DNS that looks like any old domestic DSL. (Not saying you are wrong to do what you do, just that you are overley optimistic to expect it to work that well in today's Internet) > Is this a new sorbs idea? No. Let's not have the SORBS thread again, hey?
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