AOL postmaster rejections.
john-nanog at peachfamily.net
Thu Nov 19 14:08:31 UTC 2015
Has anyone else with relatively large volumes of email seen a huge
spike in rejections from AOL recently?
There is no obvious reason why they are being rejected as it is a
Nov 18 12:10:39 pp-serve02 sendmail: tAIHAcPT001383:
mailin-04.mx.aol.com.: SMTP DATA-2 protocol error: 521 5.2.1 : AOL
will not accept delivery of this message.
Looking back through my logs, I can see we've always had a few, but we
are now receiving a lot of complaints from users (physicians who cannot
email their patients) and I see this, starting on Monday:
and I already have 55 for today.
We have a whitelist / feedback loop set up with AOL, our IPs show clean
with them and our DNS / reverse DNS has not changed and resolves
We did raise a ticket with them, but it seems to have gone to the
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