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Re: [StrongED] Re: Bouncing messages

On 5 Feb 2018  "Richard Torrens (ListMaster)" 
<Listmaster@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> In article <f232adc556.pnyoung@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
>    Peter Young <pnyoung@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> Should I be worried? What does the 2829 mean?

> Yes - there has indeed been a problem on the server. It seems that another
> Arachsys customer had a password stolen and that resulted in Arachsys
> being used to relay spam, so it got blacklisted.

> Chris, who runs Arachsys, was quick of the mark and the blacklisting was
> quickly removed.

> But some ISPs won't accept any email with a Spamcop RBL listing. These get
> bounced back.

> The mailinglist manager software sends out bounce probes in response,
> listing the bounced messages. Once the problem clears you receive the
> message you have reported.

> 2829 is the number of the bounced message.
> 2828 also was bounced by some people.

> You can retrieve the missed message by:
> StrongEd+get-2828@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> or
> StrongEd+get-2829@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Many thanks, Richard, and the two messages have been retrieved.

> Message numbers
> ---------------
> If you look at the headers of any list message, at the top you will find,
> for instance

> Return-path: <StrongED+bounces-2828-lists=torrens.org@xxxxxxxxxxx>

> This shows the message number.

Yet another item on the list of "I didn't know that".

> Hope that's all clear. If not, please ask.

Very clear, thanks.

Best wishes,


Peter Young (zfc Pt) and family
Prestbury, Cheltenham, Glos. GL52, England

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