AOL and Nolisting
ram at netcore.co.in
Fri May 30 12:08:49 IST 2008
On Thu, 2008-05-29 at 16:24 +0100, Stanier, Alan M wrote:
> Hi List
> Is anyone else who uses Nolisting having a problem receiving mail from
> Since late last week anyone who mails us from an aol.com gets a bounce
> message after 3 hours, saying
> "Deferred: Connection timed out with serlx01.essex.ac.uk.
> Message could not be delivered for 3 hours
> Message will be deleted from queue"
> Serlx01 is our highest-priority MX record, on which we always reject.
> This looks to me as though AOL are not moving on to our lower-priority
> MX records, but retrying the highest-priority for 3 hours, then giving
> up completely.
I dont know about AOL I have seen this happenning with a lot of more
broken SMTP servers
If your high priority MX is a fake , it should be a machine that is not
reachable. Or else you do see mails lost
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