[Python-Dev] mail.python.org black listed ?!

Andrew Kuchling akuchlin@mems-exchange.org
Fri, 20 Jul 2001 12:10:20 -0400

On Fri, Jul 20, 2001 at 05:56:17PM +0200, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
>Since yesterday evening I haven't received any email from
>mail.python.org. A look in my mail delivery log file showed
>that sendmail is rejecting mails from mail.python.org 
>( with the following message:

See http://www.uwsg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0107.1/0929.html .

Short explanation: ORBS will, one eleventh of the time, report that any IP
address is an open relay.

Fix: your sysadmins have to stop using ORBS and switch to some other
open relay detection service.