North American Network Operators Group

Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical

Re: contact at yahoo mail? (they think we're an open relay :< )

  • From: Damian Gerow
  • Date: Thu Oct 09 21:57:42 2003

Thus spake Mark Jeftovic (markjr@easydns.com) [09/10/03 21:42]:
> At the time of writing this I think its better than it was earlier:
> 
> spawn:/home/markjr/tmp# telnet mx1.mail.yahoo.com 25
> Trying 64.157.4.78...
> Connected to mta-v22.level3.mail.yahoo.com.
> Escape character is '^]'.
> 220 YSmtp mta107.mail.sc5.yahoo.com ESMTP service ready
> quit
> 
> and then the next second:
> 
> 221 mta107.mail.sc5.yahoo.com
> Connection closed by foreign host.
> spawn:/home/markjr/tmp# telnet mx1.mail.yahoo.com 25
> Trying 64.157.4.79...
> Connected to mta-v23.level3.mail.yahoo.com.
> Escape character is '^]'.
> 553 Mail from 216.220.40.247 not allowed - VS99-IP1 deferred - see
> help.yahoo.com/help/us/mail/defer/defer-02.html (#5.7.1)
> Connection closed by foreign host.
> 
> Same deal on mx2, looks about 50/50 for a while, then blocks us out
> for a few minutes.

Ditto, here, from all our inbound and outbound MXes.