mailops https breakage

Edwin Pers EPers at
Thu Jun 15 12:19:22 CST 2017

Fun fact about letsencrypt certs, they expire after a month or so. 
Looks like the site admin never noticed/cared to update it (since 2016), even though there's a nice little helper program to auto-update them that you can throw in a cronjob (or scheduled task, if you're into IIS) and forget about

Ed Pers

-----Original Message-----
From: NANOG [mailto:nanog-bounces at] On Behalf Of Lyndon Nerenberg
Sent: Sunday, June 11, 2017 6:27 PM
To: NANOG list <nanog at>
Subject: mailops https breakage

> On Aug 27, 2016, at 6:46 PM, Matt Palmer <mpalmer at> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 27, 2016 at 01:25:42AM -0000, John Levine wrote:
>> In article <CALtoqtQkfEaDXnr1+4yzyDoyuweBG_+QyaQ7Ubhxtmv0JCnTmA at> you write:
>>> I was working within the limits of what I had available.
>> Here's the subscription page for mailop.  It's got about as odd a mix 
>> of people as nanog, ranging from people with single user linux 
>> machines to people who run some of the largest mail systems in the 
>> world, including Gmail:
> I know they're mailops, and not tlsops, but surely presenting a cert 
> that didn't expire six months ago isn't beyond the site admin's capabilities?

I tried again, ten months later. Still broken :-(

Is there a replacement site I'm missing out on?

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