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Is there an email admin from RR.COM out there?
- From: Jeff Wheeler
- Date: Fri Oct 08 15:30:17 2004
Not sure how applicable to NANOG this is, but the below thread has
started on another list that I am on, and I thought someone listening
here from RR.COM might be able to help. If you think you can assist or
at least want to find out more about these issues, please contact me
off list and I'll get you in touch with those effected.
Postmaster, Network Admin
US Institute of Peace
Begin forwarded message:
From: Mitchell Kahn
Date: October 8, 2004 3:06:22 PM EDT
To: "CommuniGate Pro Discussions"
Subject: Re: blocked for too many messages?
It sounds as if your difficulties are actually worse than mine. Thanks
for letting me know that I am in good company.
On Oct 8, 2004, at 11:44 AM, eLists wrote:
I too have had my emails to any rr.com server rejected as well. I
also checked my IP address at this senderbase page and funny how a
ranking of 10 equates to all internet email, and with my server
sending out about 2000 emails a day, I have a rating of 2.3?
Seems something is rather messed up with both senderbase and rr (not
surprising that rr is messed up).
In the past few days, my server has only attempted to send about 20
emails to rr.com servers. Yet all of mine are also blocked. Like you,
my IP is not in any lists.
Mitchell Kahn wrote:
One of our clients received the following messaged when her e-mail
Failed to deliver to 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
SMTP module(domain hawaii.rr.com) reports:
host orngca-01.mgw.rr.com says:
452 Too many recipients received this hour. Please see our rate
policy at http://security.rr.com/spam.htm#ratelimit
I went to the page listed to try to understand why her e-mail was
rejected but this is incongruent with the facts as I understand
them. I checked our logs and there was only one attempt in the last
two days to send mail to this domain. My server does not appear on
any of the spam lists that they show (see below), we have a static
IP address on the server, and we don't have any open relays. This
Road Runner process appears to render e-mail useless as a
communication tool if this is the future of spam filtering. I
contacted the ISP that bounced the mail but I have not had a
response. (I wonder if my contact mail was bounced.)
Is anyone else familiar with this experience? Does anyone know of a
way around it?