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RE: [vox-tech] smtp question - blocked ip
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RE: [vox-tech] smtp question - blocked ip

sorry, not spamhaus, spamblock.

-----Original Message-----
From: Richard S. Crawford [mailto:rscrawford@mossroot.com]
Sent: Friday, January 03, 2003 9:57 AM
To: vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
Subject: RE: [vox-tech] smtp question - blocked ip

Hm, my messages seem to be coming through all right...

At 09:49 AM 1/3/2003, you wrote:
>Yes well, it's enough to prevent Pete from emailing out.  I like
>DNSStuff.com, it's a great resource.
>Spamhaus blocked Pacbell DSL ip addresses.  Evidently they felt that PacBell
>has been ignoring there complaints regarding a few persistent spammers.  If
>thought I could get away with it here at work, I would probably block
>DSL too.
>I got 100,000 SPAM messages through my system at work over New Years Day
>a PacBell dsl ip address.
>I average 150,000-200,000 a week from various open relays abroad, but the
>screws up periodically and leaves enough info to trace him to a PacBell ip
>address on occasion.  It changes so he's probably pppoe.  As we add reduncy
>to entry points on our email system and expand the scope to the Enterprise,
>will prbably see a dramatic increase.  The sad part is, a lot of it is to
>existant email addresses.  SO not only is the spammer irratating me, he is
>ripping off his customer.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Rod Roark [mailto:rod@sunsetsystems.com]
>Sent: Friday, January 03, 2003 9:35 AM
>To: vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
>Subject: Re: [vox-tech] smtp question - blocked ip
>They blacklisted Pac Bell?  Now there's a nice example of
>spitting into the wind.  :-)
>-- Rod
>    http://www.sunsetsystems.com/
>On Friday 03 January 2003 09:15 am, Steven Peck wrote:
> > The reciever is setup to use a block list by ip address.  So, lookup your
> > MX and/or IP Address in a lookup site.
> > For all potential email block/spam problems, I turn to
> > www.dnsstuff.com
> >
> > The MX for dirac.org is 'mail.dirac.org'
> > The IP is'
> >
> > Looking up the IP Address at DNSStuff gets you
> > http://www.dnsstuff.com/tools/ip4r.ch?ip=
> >
> > Your IP is listed in spambag.org's email blocklist
> > http://www.spambag.org/cgi-bin/spambag?mailfrom=pacbell
> >
> > Pete, you spammer you. :) j/k
> > Best of luck getting off of it seeing as it is a PacBell IP netblock.
> > Your best hope is if 'netease.net' can whitelist your ip address.
> >
> > -sp
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Peter Jay Salzman [mailto:p@dirac.org]
> > Sent: Friday, January 03, 2003 8:51 AM
> > To: vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> > Subject: [vox-tech] smtp question - blocked ip
> >
> >
> > can someone give me a more useful description of the problem here?  who
> > is blocking whom?  it sounds like my MTA rejected sending email to
> > netease, but ORDB and tcp wrappers for exim (which i use) should block
> > incoming mail from spammers, not outgoing mail to spammers.
> >
> > at least, i'm pretty sure about that...
> >
> > pete
> >
> > sorry for terse message, but i'm still on a 14.4.....
> >
> > ----- Forwarded message from Mail Delivery System
> > -----
> >
> > From: Mail Delivery System <Mailer-Daemon@dirac.org>
> > To: p@dirac.org
> > Subject: Mail delivery failed: returning message to sender
> > Date: Fri, 03 Jan 2003 08:42:07 -0800
> >
> > This message was created automatically by mail delivery software (Exim).
> >
> > A message that you sent could not be delivered to one or more of its
> > recipients. This is a permanent error. The following address(es) failed:
> >
> >   cdavis@netease.net
> >     SMTP error from remote mailer after RCPT TO:<cdavis@netease.net>:
> >     host mx02.netease.net []: 554
> > <adsl-64-164-47-8.dsl.scrm01.pacbell.net[]>:
> >     Client host rejected: ACL IP Blocked; (5.7.1) Policy Violation 1205
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