Filter on postoffice.reston.mci.net
danny at genuity.net
Wed Sep 24 18:04:00 UTC 1997
Hmmm.. postmaster at mci.net?
> Okay, I give up. Apparently MCI has an SMTP filter either
> on the domain netins.net or on something in the 188.8.131.52/16
> network on postoffice.reston.mci.net.
> [184.108.40.206]$ telnet postoffice.reston.mci.net 25
> Trying 220.127.116.11...
> Connected to postoffice.reston.mci.net.
> Escape character is '^]'.
> 220 postoffice.Reston.mci.net ESMTP Sendmail 8.8.5/8.8.5; Wed, 24 Sep 1997 11:2)
> HELO netins.net
> 250 postoffice.Reston.mci.net Hello kevin at worf.netins.net [18.104.22.168],
> MAIL FROM:<kevin at netins.net>
> 550 Access denied
> I've called the iNOC, they sent me to a 'systems group'. The systems
> group listened carefully and wrote down the error code '550 Access
> denied' before shuffling me off to the Reston office. There, I spoke
> to a very nice sales person, who searched a list of voicemail boxes
> she might forward me to.
> We pay MCI good money, and find ourselves unable to send mail to
> trouble at mci.net or other MCI addresses. Now I'm stuck in the MCI
> phone maze. If there was an incedent warrenting an SMTP filter,
> we'd certainly deal with it if notified. I know if that happened
> with one of our downstream customers, we'd actually contact them
> before throwing in filters.
> Anyone know who takes care of postoffice.reston.mci.net ?
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