[Dshield] Problems with email

John Sage jsage at finchhaven.com
Fri Oct 3 19:40:14 GMT 2003

On Fri, Oct 03, 2003 at 10:33:19AM -0500, Deb Hale wrote:

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> Not sure why but they indicate that mail that was sent or received
> by their users in the last two years is being resent and received.
> The mailboxes have thousands of email messages in them and the
> server is intermittently crashing. 

If the past two or three year's worth of email is suddenly being
resent, or otherwise reappearing this sounds like something entirely
internal to these two ISP's.

It's very hard to conceive how any external process is gathering, and
resubmitting, email that orginated over several years from these two
ISP's as I understand you describe it.

One thought, only...

- John
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