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Re: Reflector listed by mail-abuse.org



Hi Tony,

Nothing paticularly elaborate. I first tried Sam Spade's SMTP relay check thru
amsat.org. Then I tried manual telnet into it's smtp port with manual smtp
commands. Neither way would accept mail for relay.  There are comprehensive web
based tests, but the sysadmin usually must request them.

The sysadmin will have to coordinate with ORBS to verify it's condx anyway..  I
agree that whatever tests makes ORBS happy is what will be necessary..  My tests
were basic, and turned up an apparently correctly configured sendmail.conf ..

73,

Dennis

>> I just checked the SMTP server at amsat.org, and it's not working as
> > an open relay tonight...
>>
>> Perhaps it was open at some earlier time...
>
> What tests did you subject the server to?  Some of the open relay problems can
> be pretty obscure, and are best tested with the help of a comprehensive
testing
> tool.  the ORBS people recommend a specific online tester.  If amsat.org
passes
> that test, it should be right.
>
> Tony, VK3JED


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