[Systems] Removing a Random Block List

Bernie Innocenti bernie at codewiz.org
Thu Nov 17 09:54:29 EST 2016

As long as we don't start receiving a lot of spam, that's fine.

But spamcop is a pretty well maintained BL, and the Mailgun IP is no longer listed, whatever the cause was.

On November 14, 2016 10:14:28 AM GMT+00:00, sam at sam.today wrote:
>Hi Sysadmins,
>It is a pain to run a main server these day because of RBLs.  So, many 
>people prefer to use managed services like Mailgun to send their emails
>for SaaS apps.  I run a saas app these days, called Presenter Club [1] 
>(which is aGPLv3 licensed btw), and I use Mailgun.
>Anyway, many of my own emails were being permanently dropped by 
>sunjammer.  Turns out that Mailgun is on a RBL [2].  I think that 
>Mailgun (and their parent Rackspace) is probably doing good things to 
>protect ip reputation, so any block list that blocks them is probably a
>piece of shit.  Mailgun is a big service, so I don't want other sl 
>members to be loosing mail messages.
>I've removed the "reject_rbl_client bl.spamcop.net" line from our 
>postfix configuration.  I hope that that is OK with you all.
>[1]  https://www.presenter.club
>[2]  http://www.spamcop.net/bl.shtml?
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