[Linux-aus] SPF problems too

Russell Coker russell at coker.com.au
Sun Jan 17 17:23:14 AEDT 2016

On Sun, 17 Jan 2016 03:44:32 AM Brent Wallis wrote:
> > On 01/15/2016 08:57 PM, Russell Coker wrote:
> >> Thanks for the vote of confidence in my abilities.   I do make mistakes
> >> on occasion, and in retrospect just adding a DMARC entry and sending
> >> mail to lists was a mistake.  But a correctly behaving list won't
> >> unsubscribe people
> >> because of a mistake made by one member.
> > 
> > In all seriousness, how will the list server know what happened here? You
> > were experimenting with DMARC, there was a configuration error made ( a
> > mail server error? from RC? uh oh Brent, better find some tightey
> > whiteys), and a flurry of bounces came in. Mailman did what mailman is
> > programmed to do.
> Meh..... how dare _anyone_ make mistakes! ;-)
> I think I stand corrected?

I did not make any mistakes in the configuration of my mail server/DNS as such.  
The mistake was in deciding to configure it that way at that time.

I think this lets Brent off on a technicality.  ;)

> So be it... but someone will have to track me down the street with a
> "bucket" for those offended to the point of nausea...
> Perhaps even collect coins for a charity of someones chosing.
> Thankfully... my under garb is generally knee length lycra and a discrete
> cod piece...
> ....and honouring my commitment at 2am one Tuesday should definitely
> minimise social damage....

Remember, pics or it didn't happen.  ;)

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