[Bioperl-l] X-Greylist: Delayed

Mark A. Jensen maj at fortinbras.us
Fri Jul 10 08:43:04 EDT 2009


The problem doesn't seem to be the IP, which is whitelisted for
Jay and me, but the DNS name, which is evidently not added to
the whitelist automatically for frequent posters. It would be great if
this could be automatically handled as well.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jason Stajich" <jason at bioperl.org>
To: "Jay Hannah" <jay at jays.net>
Cc: "BioPerl List" <bioperl-l at bioperl.org>; "Mark A. Jensen" <maj at fortinbras.us>
Sent: Friday, July 10, 2009 1:25 AM
Subject: Re: [Bioperl-l] X-Greylist: Delayed


> The IP your mail comes from is initially greylisted (hence the 30 min  delay 
> which requires the host to resend) and then after it is  whitelisted so 
> frequent posters's originating IP is will end up and be  cached. So it depends 
> on if your IP is dynamic, how often you are  emailing the list, etc.
>
> All this was discussed at least once a while ago.
> http://portal.open-bio.org/pipermail/bioperl-l/2006-April/021340.html
>
> Mailing list problems should probably go to root-l at open-bio.org if you  want 
> specific help too.
>
> -jason
> On Jul 9, 2009, at 8:38 PM, Mark A. Jensen wrote:
>
>> Good eye, Jay. Poking around, I find that some DNS names are
>> more equal than others. My test post from my gmail account
>> maj.fortinbras -at- gmail -dot- com had header
>>
>> X-Greylist: Sender IP whitelisted, not delayed by milter- greylist-2.0.2 
>> (portal.open-bio.org [127.0.0.1]); Thu, 09 Jul 2009  23:29:00 -0400 (EDT)
>> X-Greylist: Sender DNS name whitelisted, not delayed by milter- 
>> greylist-2.0.2
>> (portal.open-bio.org [207.154.17.70]);
>> Thu, 09 Jul 2009 23:28:53 -0400 (EDT)
>>
>> while the domain with less cachet,
>> maj -at- fortinbras -dot- us,
>> has
>>
>> X-Greylist: Sender IP whitelisted, not delayed by milter- greylist-2.0.2 
>> (portal.open-bio.org [127.0.0.1]); Thu, 09 Jul 2009  14:25:45 -0400 (EDT)
>> X-Greylist: Delayed for 00:16:28 by milter-greylist-2.0.2 
>> (portal.open-bio.org
>> [207.154.17.70]); Thu, 09 Jul 2009 14:18:37 -0400 (EDT)
>>
>> and has forever; this explains the infinite waiting time I typically
>> also experience.
>>
>> Some fortunate posters even obtain the coveted
>>
>> X-Greylist: Sender IP whitelisted, not delayed by milter- greylist-2.0.2 
>> (portal.open-bio.org [127.0.0.1]); Tue, 07 Jul 2009  13:30:29 -0400 (EDT)
>> X-Greylist: IP, sender and recipient auto-whitelisted, not delayed by
>> milter-greylist-2.0.2 (portal.open-bio.org [207.154.17.70]);
>>
>> This may be even more stupendous than a commit bit.
>>
>> cheers,
>> Mark
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jay Hannah" <jay at jays.net>
>> To: <bioperl-l at bioperl.org>
>> Sent: Thursday, July 09, 2009 5:03 PM
>> Subject: [Bioperl-l] X-Greylist: Delayed
>>
>>
>>> (Thanks for committing r15842 Chris!!)
>>>
>>>
>>> I noticed this header in my last post (the copy MailMan sent me):
>>>
>>>  X-Greylist: Delayed for 00:29:57 by milter-greylist-2.0.2 
>>> (portal.open-bio.org [207.154.17.70]);
>>>
>>> My post was, indeed, delayed by ~30 minutes.
>>>
>>>
>>> Is that intentional? And/or is there something I can do differently?
>>>
>>> Full headers of that email:   http://scsys.co.uk:8001/30919
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> j
>>>
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> --
> Jason Stajich
> jason at bioperl.org
>
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