anybody seeing mail problems sending to (and a yahoo email contact?)

Royce Williams royce at
Sat Jan 4 16:08:13 UTC 2014

Miles, I'm seeing it here too -- same conditions (small email list), same

But interestingly, I'm not getting that message back from Yahoo's MXes;
just a very high volume of of 'closed connection in response to end of
data' and the usual occasional minor smattering of 'temporarily deferred
due to user complaints'.

Royce Williams

On Sat, Jan 4, 2014 at 6:05 AM, Miles Fidelman
<mfidelman at>wrote:

> Hi Folks,
> I run a few small email lists that have some yahoo users on them - and I
> just started getting complaints about receiving multiple copies of messages.
> In looking into it, I've found 1000s of log entries along the following
> lines, all from the past 5 days or so:
> Jan  4 09:23:51 server1 postfix/smtp[1462]: 3BA39CC094: lost connection
> with[] while sending end of data --
> message may be sent more than once
> It's not one of their standard anti-spam errors, and mail is arriving
> (multiple copies no less) - so it doesn't look like this is intentional
> blocking.
> So... I'm wondering if  anybody else is seeing this, and if anybody has a
> postmaster contact at yahoo (postmaster at, of course,
> auto-replies with a pointer to a useless web form).
> Thanks,
> Miles Fidelman
> --
> In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
> In practice, there is.   .... Yogi Berra

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