Postini/google email admin assistance requested

John Levine johnl at
Sun Jul 22 16:14:09 UTC 2012

In article <CAArzuot9dGV8N0PBY4P2=u=N_a2T36Y1kR6W4VeeYR+jYgS4LQ at> you write:
>Did your customer set up an MX for their domain pointing to postini
>and then forward it to you? is Postini's outbound servers for customer mail.

In my experience, they gush spam, and Postini management has been
impressively hostile to the suggestion that a spam filtering company
should, you know, filter spam.  On my smallish mail server, I direct
nearly all of their mail into the spamtrap, picking out only a handful
of envelope domains that I've observed sending legit mail.


>On Sun, Jul 22, 2012 at 8:34 PM, Lyle Giese <lyle at> wrote:
>> I run a smaller email filter service for clients and starting Saturday, we
>> are experiencing heavy traffic aimed at one email account.  99% of the
>> traffic is coming from servers.
>> In the last 24 hrs, we have been getting over 1,000 attempts per hour to
>> this account with a couple of peaks at 4,000 per hour.
>> Not sure if they can help but an offlist contact from them would be nice.

More information about the NANOG mailing list