[ifl.net #3657] Contact at: DNSRBL / Namesystems

martinh martinh at solid-state-logic.com
Tue May 27 16:26:56 UTC 2003


have you seen any 'probes' from dnsrbl.net in response to your 'remove' 
request. Most RBL's probe with their tests as a response. When the tests 
don't work (or do work depending on the logic!) they should take you off 
the RBL fairly shortly.

Martin Hepworth
Senior Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic Ltd
+44 (0)1865 842300

Mark Vevers wrote:
> Justin,
> On Tuesday 27 May 2003 16:51, listuser at numbnuts.net wrote:
>>I've checked all 3 MXs listed for vevers.net and none of them are listed
>>in any DNSBLs I can see, including dnsrbl.net.
> I work for an ISP - we have a number of mail exchangers - my domain is not
> on the affected server .... and the particular server ( is
> still listed.
>>I hate to ask the obvious but did you follow the instructions for removal
>>on this page?    http://www.dnsrbl.net/getremoved.html
> Of course  ....  twice.  
> Anyone on the list care to comment on the most effective way to get their
> mailservers taken off unresponsive RBL's? (other than not let them be on there 
> in the first place).  We think we know how this one happened but it would be
> nice to know so that we can be sure we've plugged the hole - we were never
> even informed that the server and had been listed in the first place - we
> found out the hard way. I do think that RBL's operators ought to at least
> respond to legitimate attempts to clear up issue.
> Regards
> Mark

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