hotmail.com live.com admin needed
Carlos M. Perez
cperez at runcentral.com
Tue Oct 23 12:31:38 UTC 2012
I think this is exactly what is going on. The domains that are having
issues have greylisting on with the spam filtering service and are
hosted on a farm of hosting servers. We have blocked port 25 on the
main hosting IP of the web server, and moved the built in mail server to
listen on another IP. This appears to be working, or at least has been
for almost 12 hours.
The real question is why is hotmail/live the only system that apparently
does this; which seems to be in contradiction to RFC, and how everyone
else does it. The one thing that MS chooses to be different with...
Carlos M. Perez
On 10/23/2012 4:28 AM, Michiel Klaver wrote:
> check the mail logs of your web-server, your domain might have a primary
> A-record pointing to something different than MX-records. When the MX
> servers do something like greylisting and bounce with a temp-code (4xx)
> hotmail servers will try alternative records (like @ IN A) and might find a
> listening mail-daemon at your webserver.
> At 23-10-2012 00:16, Carlos M. Perez wrote:
>> We're trying to resolve some delivery issues reported by hotmail users.
>> Started happening a few weeks ago. Getting immediate NDRs, and the
>> server that is supposed to receive the email has no records of
>> attempts. The messages also don't match what the receiving server
>> should be sending. The server(s) listed in the MX should receive all
>> email without authentication, since it's a mail filtering service (Maxmail)
>> Reporting-MTA: dns;snt0-omc3-s27.snt0.hotmail.com
>> Received-From-MTA: dns;SNT133-W53
>> Arrival-Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2012 14:09:49 -0700
>> Final-Recipient: rfc822;administrator at xxxx.com
>> Action: failed
>> Status: 5.5.0
>> Diagnostic-Code: smtp;550 authentication required
>> Kindly contact me off-list.
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