[svlug] Sendmail/Postfix Problem

Todd Lyons todd at mrball.net
Sun Aug 10 19:56:14 PDT 2003


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Bill Selmeier wanted us to know:

>This is your problem.  AOL users on dsl are not considered a concern, it's
>MTA's on DSL.  AOL is checking the MTA's reverse DNS not the client's.
>I'll bet your friends use aol or quest for their mta.  Contact your ISP to
>get your reverse DNS changed.  That can be a little tricky since fixed

You're probably going to find that it's still rejecting them.  AOL
recently started maintaining their own blacklist that includes users on
DSL and cable modems.  This blacklist is maintained seperately by AOL
from the normal dial up list (DUL).

Good luck dealing with that.
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