Attacks from

William Herrin bill at
Thu Jan 4 23:15:46 UTC 2018

On Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 4:02 PM, Dan Hollis <goemon at> wrote:

> On Thu, 4 Jan 2018, William Herrin wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 11:48 AM, Michael Crapse <michael at>
>> wrote:
>>> I've never dealt with a support queue that resolved the issue faster than
>>> a direct contact.
>> I've never dealt with a support queue that's more competent than the last
>> direct contact I talked with. Navigating the support queue to the guy
>> competent to deal with my problem is one of the more infuriating things
>> about big company support.
> it does get kind of old when you have to argue with first tier support on
> how to read smtp headers. or that an IP address registered to them in ARIN
> actually belongs to them.

Those are the good ones. The bad ones are when the the support tech wanders
down the script without understanding you at all.

"Your email server at gave me the following error message when my
server at tried to pass email to bob at from
joe at at 13:54:06 UTC."

"Reboot your computer. Then please take this survey to let me know how I


William Herrin ................ herrin at  bill at
Dirtside Systems ......... Web: <>

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