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Old 02-18-2013, 02:46 PM   #1
Vodkaholic1983
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Home Server (IP on blacklist (debian))


Hey all I am trying to run a small website from home and a mate told me my IP is on some email blacklist (for some reason)

What does this mean? I will not be able to use the email or send from my site?

If so what other options do i have?

Please bare in mind I am a noob

Many thanks
Mike
 
Old 02-18-2013, 03:07 PM   #2
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it means your ISP is bad. by that i mean they have allowed to many people to "spam" from their block of IPs, thus they are placed on a black list. you will have to contact both your ISP and the companies that have their IP on the black list to get this resolved. you may never get around it sadly as most ISPs that are blocked dont care enough to fix the problem.
 
Old 02-18-2013, 03:10 PM   #3
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it means your ISP is bad. by that i mean they have allowed to many people to "spam" from their block of IPs, thus they are placed on a black list. you will have to contact both your ISP and the companies that have their IP on the black list to get this resolved. you may never get around it sadly as most ISPs that are blocked dont care enough to fix the problem.
Oh right is there no other way I can fix the mail problem on my server than?
Thanks for the reply
 
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host it someplace else.
 
Old 02-18-2013, 08:28 PM   #5
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If it is YOUR SPECIFIC IP rather than just the block you are on, it could very well be that you are an open relay or pwned, and your system is spamming all of us, so you deserve to be on a blacklist and should stay there until you fix the problem.

What email blocklist are you on?
Or what is your IP?
What SMTP server are you running and have you secured it properly?
What do it's logs show?

We can't help without some details...
 
  


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