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Re: ORDB.ORG Outage [Suggested Procedures]

  • From: Alain Hebert
  • Date: Thu Jan 19 22:20:30 2006

Suggested Procedures:

We use a script that validate the blacklisted services for:

. reachability
. delay
. if any of our subnet is blacklisted

And we also run a named exclusivly for caching requests...

This way the mail system gets back on its feet by itself...

Queries to loaded BL service are temporary disabled automatically... until the service become more responsive.

And we know, quite fast, if a client breach its contract and start spamming...

Not every antispam system are that open... But if you have one... It might be worth the 8 man hours to do a patch.

Have fun...

Elijah Savage wrote:

Joseph W. Breu wrote:

I am seeing the same here. We have disabled these lookups on our mail servers.

On Thu, 19 Jan 2006, Jon R. Kibler wrote:

Anyone else having ORDB.ORG Temp lookup failures? Seems to have been going on since about 1900 UTC today. Using web site to do lookups also fails or is VERY slow.

Anyone know what is going on here?

Jon Kibler

We have had to do the same was slowing down a bunch of mail.

Alain Hebert [email protected] PubNIX Inc. P.O. Box 175 Beaconsfield, Quebec H9W 5T7
tel 514-990-5911 fax 514-990-9443