[Mailman-Users] Mail not getting through to AOL

Brad Knowles brad.knowles at skynet.be
Mon Oct 13 22:40:29 CEST 2003

At 11:18 AM -0500 2003/10/13, Allan Trick wrote:

>  Has anyone worked out problems with getting mail through to AOL users?
>  I have some members of our lists that claim they are not getting our
>  messages, but they're also not returning bounced to Mailman.  So I'm
>  not sure what to do.  I suspect there are some kind of filtering
>  options in AOL and that they have to open up all mail coming in from
>  our domain in order to get it (like has to be done with Hotmail).

	AOL definitely has anti-spam filters that can result in mail from 
your server or domain being discarded, if you send them too much mail 
in a given period of time.  And woe betide you if you wind up 
generating too many bounces in a given period of time.

	See <http://postmaster.info.aol.com> for more info.

Brad Knowles, <brad.knowles at skynet.be>

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