Any delivery block to freebsd-questions list?

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Thu Jan 7 20:58:10 UTC 2010

Programmer In Training <pit at> writes:

> On 1/7/2010 2:18 PM, Matthias Apitz wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have sent some hours ago a mail to freebsd-questions
>> which went out fine to the MX of my ISP (as I can see in
>> /var/log/maillog) but does not show up in the list and not
>> in the Archives. The Subject: was about sendmail and SMTP AUTH. 
>> I have changed the ISP today morning for outbound mail and it
>> may happen that this could be the cause, even if mails to
>> other recipients are working fine... 
>> Is there some kind of anti-SPAM protection for freebsd-questions
>> based on the IP of the SMTP origin? To whom I could contact?
>> Thanks in advance
>>         matthias
> I too have a similar problem with my emails. They take about 30-45
> minutes to be posted to the list. According to Thunderbird the mail is
> sent (at least to my mail server @ Bluehost), and the time-stamp on the
> message reads as the time I sent it. Didn't think anyone else was having
> this problem.

Sounds like that's just graylisting.  The delay will depend on how long
it takes your MTA (or the smarthost you use) to retry the message.

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area

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