Possible to remove peter at gizmoman.net from users list Was: The "peter at gizmoman.net" dilemma

Jeffrey F. Bloss jbloss at tampabay.rr.com
Fri Jan 5 03:29:26 UTC 2007


David Hart wrote:

> On Thu 2007-01-04 10:42:47 -0400, Derek Broughton wrote:
> > David Hart wrote:
> > 
> > > Take a look at the (forged) headers of the messages and you'll
> > > see that they don't go through Ubunutu servers so there's nothing
> > > (directly) that the list admins can do about it.
> > 
> > of course there is - just remove him from the list.  I don't think
> > the headers are forged, it's just a very bad autoresponder.
> 
> Well of course they're autoresponder messages.  Bounce messages _are_
> autoreponder messages but, judging from the messages that I received,
> they are _forged_ bounce messages.

There's nothing here that indicates any forging IMHO, in fact the
preceding headers (you should see something similar) and a lack of any
MX record for gizmoman.net suggest they're simply outsourcing mail...

> # Received: from beachbum-server.beach-bum-solutions.com (unknown
> [202.87.14.34]) #         by mutt.jynn.tonix.org (Postfix) with ESMTP
> id DBD906E89 #         for <ubuntu at tonix.org>; Thu,  4 Jan 2007
> 07:29:08 +0000 (GMT)

Received: from mail pickup service by
beachbum-server.beach-bum-solutions.com with Microsoft SMTPSVC; [...]

> 
> I _know_ that the IP address that the message came from is correct
> because it was recorded by _my_ server.

IP addresses don't really mean a thing these days. ;)

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