DSBL.org down

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Wed May 21 20:20:26 IST 2008

on 5-21-2008 12:02 PM Thom Jones spake the following:
> Just an FYI since I didn't see anyone mention this yet:
> If you have DSBL in your MailScanner.conf file for an RBL, you may want to 
> take it out of there.  I guess it is a hardware problem.
> Per the spamassassin list and http://www.dnsbl.com:
> ----------------------------------------------------
> Tuesday, May 20, 2008
> DSBL Current Status: DOWN
> DSBL, the Distributed Sender Blackhole List, seems to have gone missing. The 
> list appears to have been in operation since at least May, 2002.
> The website at www.dsbl.org is not currently responding. Their mail server 
> specified in their MX record is non-responsive, and any DNS mirrors still 
> responding seem to be hosting an out-of-date copy of the blacklist's zone 
> data.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
I get a temporary new webpage with info. Their server seems to have gone to 
the great e-waste pile in the sky, and they are currently building a new one.

Still a good idea to remove it until it is back online (if it comes back online).

MailScanner is like deodorant...
You hope everybody uses it, and
you notice quickly if they don't!!!!

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