[Mailman-Users] Postfix error

Barry A. Warsaw barry at zope.com
Fri Aug 3 19:34:31 CEST 2001

>>>>> "MC" == Mentor Cana <mentor at alb-net.com> writes:

    MC> If this happened today in the early hours of the morning till
    MC> little bit after noon (EST), and you had enable any of the
    MC> spam blocking features to used mail-abuse.org, than you are
    MC> not the only one. Apparently, the mail-abuse.org (or part of
    MC> it) might have been down. At least this is my experience....

    MC> My mailman stopped delivering suddenly for the entire
    MC> morning. It did start again OK after after i removed the
    MC> reject_maps_rbl from the smtpd_sender_restrictions .

    MC> This is what I think it happened... but then , who knows :)

We had the /exact/ same problem on mail.{python,zope}.org.  Mailman
was basically blocked for about 12 hours then it suddenly started
flowing again.  I was mightily confused, as it seemed to be Exim just
being reeaalllllly slow in accepting connections (even from


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