[users] Mail from list detected as Spam

Dries Verachtert dries at ulyssis.org
Fri Jan 26 16:50:54 CET 2007


On Friday January 26 2007 3:33 pm, you wrote:
> I wish I had spoken up earlier.
>
> The key issue is that the round trip look-ups work:
> 	IP address => host name => IP address
> gives the original IP address.  That worked before for
> 213-193-131-241.adsl.easynet.be.
>
> Now we get:
> 	213.193.131.241 => pooch.vmhosting.org. => 127.0.0.1
> which will not work for those mail servers that check.
>
> The pooch A record needs to get fixed, or some other name should be used
> (e.g. rpmforgelist) so that the round trip look-up will return the
> original IP address.  I assume the 127.0.0.1 IP address for pooch was
> created to satisfy some need, so you may not be able to change the pooch
> A record.
>
> Requiring the round trip look-up to work is fairly effective at limiting
> spam.

Woops! I've sent a mail to change this too.. i'll let you know when it's 
fixed!

kind regards,
Dries




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