[ih] bounce notifications and archive status

Joe Touch via Internet-history internet-history at elists.isoc.org
Thu Nov 7 07:18:09 PST 2019

Hi, all,

I think the problem MAY be identified.

We had been using the Mailman defaults, which forward messages FROM the original recipient.

This has two effects:
- it CAN cause people’s emails to bounce, unsubscribing them (thus the notes)
- it causes list traffic to show up as spam because it fails DMARC checks

I changed the setting and will reset all the bounce-disable accounts. Let’s see if that’s better.

Thanks, BTW, to Clem Cole for noting this and providing the info needed to debug.

Joe (as list admin)

> On Nov 6, 2019, at 8:15 AM, Joe Touch <touch at strayalpha.com> wrote:
> Hi, all,
> Some of you have reported getting bounce notifications today that claim your email is blocked. So far, I see no evidence of that in the list configs for those emails.
> You may also have received a monthly password notice; that feature was enabled for Nov 1 but has been disabled moving forward. I wanted everyone to at least get an initial message.
> Note that the archive appears to be ‘stuck’ and not updating correctly; I’ll try to get that fixed ASAP.
> Please let me know if there are any other issues; I’ll keep you posted on the items above.
> Joe (list admin)

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