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Re: SORBS

From: jdow <jdow_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Apr 20 2010 - 20:34:05 GMT
To: <users@spamassassin.apache.org>

From: "RW" <rwmaillists@googlemail.com>
Sent: Tuesday, 2010/April/20 10:29

> On Tue, 20 Apr 2010 18:17:10 +0100
> Nigel Frankcom <n.frankcom@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> My IP has full rDNS supplied by my ISP - please feel free to ping -a
>> 217.36.54.209 and tell me what exactly is wrong wit that?
>>
> $ dig +short -x 217.36.54.20
> host217-36-54-20.in-addr.btopenworld.com.
>
> This is the kind of reverse dns that ISPs use for dynamic pools.
>
> To get out of DUL lists you ideally want something like
> mail.example.com or at very least the word static in the rdns.

That is not his address. It is near his address. That suggests he is
in a dial-up pool with a static IP address. Others have been stuck
that way before. It requires some "words" with the ISP for a solution.

{^_^}