What's up at AOL?

Barry Shein bzs at world.std.com
Thu Jan 2 17:40:02 UTC 2014

They've been accepting email only occasionally for a few days now.

We're on FBL, check reputation is good/green.

Sometimes we get DYN:T2 (according to AOL that's their code for it's
our, AOL's, problem), sometimes just various forms of try later,
Service not available, deferred, etc. typically after the DATA is sent
so MAIL FROM and RCPT TO are ok or no error.

I did get one response from postmaster at aol.com which said it was all
fixed yesterday which it was for several hours and today thousands of
msgs backed up for them again.

I am just asking if anyone knows what's going on even in general

That is, should we stop fussing with this (everyone's hosed w/ AOL
this week?) or is it just us?

        -Barry Shein

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