[Mailman-Users] Recent AOL thread

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Wed Oct 20 17:58:35 CEST 2004

John Fleming wrote:

>I've followed the "AOL members not receiving list mail" thread from last
>month, but I don't find any particular resolution.  I've just started a new
>list with 200+ members, and ALL of the AOL addys bounced with the following:
>host mailin-03.mx.aol.com[] said: 421-: (RLY:H1)
>http://postmaster.info.aol.com/errors/421rlyh1.html 421 SERVICE NOT
>AVAILABLE (in reply to end of DATA command)
>Anyone know of a specific answer to this problem?  THANKS!  - John

There is no "specific" answer to this problem. Your IP address (the one
list mail is coming from) is being blocked by AOL. The link in the
above error message provides some information as does FAQ article 3.42.

>Mailman FAQ: http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py

Also see the thread "[Mailman-Users] The AOL Problem" beginning at

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