[sword-devel] mail server problems

Troy A. Griffitts scribe at crosswire.org
Wed Aug 2 17:57:48 MST 2006

Apologies for all the typos.  I'm sure you figured it out.

Troy A. Griffitts wrote:
> For the past 2 months CrossWire has been bombarded with email attacks--
> in a round-about sort of way.
> Spammers have been address their spam as being FROM: someuser at crosswire.org
> This has resulted in millions of bounced messaged from legitimate
> servers stating that spamrecipient at somedomain.com is not a valid email,
> all being sent to crosswire.org, as the recipient MTA things we were the
> sender.
> CrossWire's MTA has been unable to keep up with the traffic and this has
> resulted in a frequent number of bounced messages for you all to
> sword-devel, and to others @crosswire.org.
> Per recommendation from a long while back, we've just attempted to
> switch MTA software.  Please let us know if mail problems persist, or if
> any new problems have popped up from switching everything over to our
> new package.
> Our apologies for the inconvenience.
> 	-Troy
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