[CentOS] pop3 attack

Bill Campbell centos at celestial.com
Wed Dec 10 18:05:33 UTC 2008


On Wed, Dec 10, 2008, John R Pierce wrote:
>Ned Slider wrote:
>> Bill Campbell wrote:
>>   
>>> Your IP address, 70.62.90.185, is listed on zen.spamhaus.org, and
>>> you can probably go to their web site to see why it's listed.
>>>     
>>
>> It's listed on zen.spamhaus.org because it's in pbl.spamhaus.org which 
>> is a policy blocklist:
>>
>> http://www.spamhaus.org/pbl/query/PBL238253
>>
>> Time Warner Cable/Road Runner's policy is not to permit outbound email 
>> for this IP address range.
>
>so, using a roadrunner mail server as a "smarthost" is the only viable 
>choice

Or some other server where they are willing to whitelist that
address.  We do this for several of our customers who are on
networks that have delivery problems of one kind or another,
usually on a port other that 25 to get around outgoing blocks or
automatic redirection to a broadband provider's server.

Bill
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