Re: MTA: usage of smart host
on Mon, Apr 14, 2003 at 01:35:45PM -0500, Jeffrey L. Taylor (email@example.com) wrote:
> Quoting Karsten M. Self <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > If anyone's seen the AOL banning DSL mail item at Slashdot, the box I
> > was using to attempt sending to AOL is in fact registered via
> > dyndns.org. Which didn't help.
> > AOL Bans Mail From DSL-Hosted Servers
> > http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=03/04/13/2215207
> > FWIW, I just got off the phone with a reporter, I expect this will get
> > more coverage before we're through ;-)
> > And damnit! I just want to be able to email my mom!
> > Peace.
> They may be checking the IP address, not the domain name you use. You
> can plug your IP address into several search engines linked off this
> page to find out why they reject you:
The page reports my IP as clean. In other words: they're blocking me,
but they can't tell me why they're doing so. I posted this to the
One direct response I received was for how to implement SMTP denial to
domains in sendmail, as I suggested in the Slashdot piece. Wondering if
those of you using various MTAs could post the appropriate recipies
Karsten M. Self <email@example.com> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
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