[Dshield] old email being sent

Deb Hale haled at pionet.net
Thu Apr 6 18:35:43 GMT 2006


Peter - Thanks for letting us know.  I am sure that the admins will be
keeping an eye out for the black hole to start filling up again.

Deb


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From: list-bounces at lists.dshield.org [mailto:list-bounces at lists.dshield.org]
On Behalf Of Peter Stendahl-Juvonen
Sent: Thursday, April 06, 2006 10:50 AM
To: General DShield Discussion List
Subject: Re: [Dshield] old email being sent


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5.4.2006 19:50 (UTC+3), Johannes B. Ullrich kirjoitti:
> 
> One of the systems that is doing our outbound mail processing was 
> rebooted earlier, and as a result a bunch of old (January and such) 
> email was flushed from the cache. Please ignore these messages if you 
> get any. This includes mailing list messages as well as DShield 
> confirmations and such.
> 
> Just working on a process to have these mails flushed more 
> consistently.
> 
[snip]

- From my perspective the "old emails" are not old redundant emails at all,
quite the opposite.

Received 17 "old email that were flushed from the cache".

At least 14 (out of these 17) were actually missing DShield Submission
Confirmations and no redundant email that I would have received earlier.
(The number of submissions, which I had kept and which lacked confirmations
was 16).

Three additional emails, which I now also received were older (Dec 5, 9 and
12) and it may well be that they were missing DShield submission
confirmations as well. (In January I just deleted submissions that lacked
confirmations and that originated last year.)

It would appear that you actually found the black hole at DShield.


- - Pete


       "Machines take me by surprise with great frequency."
         Alan Turing (1912 - 1954), English mathematician
        and one of the founding fathers of modern computing


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