richard.siddall at elirion.net
Wed Oct 2 14:13:07 IST 2013
Stephen Cox wrote:
> I spoke to the domain holder a few weeks ago and he reported that
> everything is working. What exactly is the problem?
Thanks for asking. As Mark Sapiro reported on Monday
> The files and updates at, http://www.mailscanner.eu/emails.* and the
> alternate http://cdn.mailscanner.info/emails.* all seem to be missing.
> and similarly
> et al
> all return 404 even though the 391 (and presumably older) files were
> there just a few hours ago.
> This causes ScamNailer and update_bad_phishing_sites to fail as they
> can't retrieve any data.
I'm still seeing the associated error during the hourly run of ScamNailer:
> Updating live file /var/cache/ScamNailer/phishing.emails.list
> cp: cannot stat `/var/cache/ScamNailer/cache//2013-393': No such file or directory
> Cannot read /var/cache/ScamNailer/phishing.emails.list, No such file or directory
This is the patched version of ScamNailer using Mark Sapiro's patch to
get around the incomplete repair of the data delivery network ("The DNS
TXT record for emails.msupdate.greylist.bastionmail.com is still not
being updated." This is from
If you look in the list archives, you will see that several people
reported a complete failure of the data delivery system back in April
and the data delivery system was not completely repaired:
I hope this helps.
The meta problem seems to be that whatever monitoring is in place to
ensure the data delivery network is operational are ineffective.
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