yahoo admin mail contact (or answer)

Matthew Petach mpetach at netflight.com
Thu Aug 16 13:08:48 CDT 2012


It would really help to know what the source IPs
or source prefix these connections are coming
from.  It's entirely possible there's an old bogon
filter entry lurking around or some such that's
causing headaches.

Thanks!

Matt

On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 10:18 AM, Georgios Vlachos
<g.vlachos at kestrel-is.gr> wrote:
> First thing we checked and fixed (in less than 24h) was the PTR record, I forgot to mention it....
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Ray [mailto:jim at neuse.net]
> Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2012 8:06 PM
> To: Georgios Vlachos
> Cc: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Re: yahoo admin mail contact (or answer)
>
> Check reverse DNS. We had same problem with AOL.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Aug 16, 2012, at 12:51 PM, "Georgios Vlachos" <g.vlachos at kestrel-is.gr> wrote:
>
>> Hello all,
>>
>>
>>
>> We put into production a new mailserver 2 weeks ago, and we can send email
>> to everybody (no complaints and testing) except yahoo!
>>
>>
>>
>> All their mailservers reset the TCP connections, before SMTP even starts.
>> This happens randomly on all their mta (look below). As a sequence almost
>> half the email we send to yahoo stay in the queue for a day in our
>> mailserver and then get discarded (with a connection died message).
>>
>>
>>
>> We get the SYN, SYN-ACK, ACK normal handshake and then a TCP reset from
>> their mailserver.
>>
>>
>>
>> Any idea or off-list contact is very welcome.
>>
>>
>>
>> From their website I could not find a way to email them.
>>
>>
>>
>> C:\Windows\system32>dig yahoo.com MX
>>
>>
>>
>> ; <<>> DiG 9.3.2 <<>> yahoo.com MX
>>
>> ;; global options:  printcmd
>>
>> ;; Got answer:
>>
>> ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 970
>>
>> ;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 3, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 24
>>
>>
>>
>> ;; QUESTION SECTION:
>>
>> ;yahoo.com.                     IN      MX
>>
>>
>>
>> ;; ANSWER SECTION:
>>
>> yahoo.com.              72      IN      MX      1 mta6.am0.yahoodns.net.
>>
>> yahoo.com.              72      IN      MX      1 mta7.am0.yahoodns.net.
>>
>> yahoo.com.              72      IN      MX      1 mta5.am0.yahoodns.net.
>>
>>
>>
>> ;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:
>>
>> mta6.am0.yahoodns.net.  141     IN      A       66.196.118.34
>>
>> mta6.am0.yahoodns.net.  141     IN      A       66.196.118.36
>>
>> mta6.am0.yahoodns.net.  141     IN      A       67.195.168.230
>>
>> mta6.am0.yahoodns.net.  141     IN      A       98.136.217.202
>>
>> mta6.am0.yahoodns.net.  141     IN      A       98.139.54.60
>>
>> mta6.am0.yahoodns.net.  141     IN      A       66.94.237.64
>>
>> mta6.am0.yahoodns.net.  141     IN      A       66.94.237.139
>>
>> mta6.am0.yahoodns.net.  141     IN      A       66.94.238.147
>>
>> mta7.am0.yahoodns.net.  289     IN      A       98.139.54.60
>>
>> mta7.am0.yahoodns.net.  289     IN      A       66.94.236.34
>>
>> mta7.am0.yahoodns.net.  289     IN      A       66.94.237.64
>>
>> mta7.am0.yahoodns.net.  289     IN      A       66.196.118.33
>>
>> mta7.am0.yahoodns.net.  289     IN      A       66.196.118.35
>>
>> mta7.am0.yahoodns.net.  289     IN      A       67.195.168.230
>>
>> mta7.am0.yahoodns.net.  289     IN      A       98.136.216.26
>>
>> mta7.am0.yahoodns.net.  289     IN      A       98.136.217.202
>>
>> mta5.am0.yahoodns.net.  185     IN      A       66.196.118.35
>>
>> mta5.am0.yahoodns.net.  185     IN      A       66.196.118.36
>>
>> mta5.am0.yahoodns.net.  185     IN      A       98.136.216.25
>>
>> mta5.am0.yahoodns.net.  185     IN      A       98.136.216.26
>>
>> mta5.am0.yahoodns.net.  185     IN      A       98.136.217.202
>>
>> mta5.am0.yahoodns.net.  185     IN      A       66.94.236.34
>>
>> mta5.am0.yahoodns.net.  185     IN      A       66.94.238.147
>>
>> mta5.am0.yahoodns.net.  185     IN      A       66.196.118.34
>>
>>
>>
>> Thank you,
>>
>>
>>
>> Georgios Vlachos
>>
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