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BinGOs (7246)

BinGOs
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http://gumbynet.org.uk/

System administrator, part-time Perl hacker, full-time POE [perl.org] evangelist. One day he will be made to pay for his crimes.

He has some modules on CPAN [cpan.org]. They may or may not be useful

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Tuesday October 14, 2008
05:30 PM

The perl.org mail exchanger hates me

[ #37667 ]

Subject pretty much says it all. My MX and the perl.org MX have had a falling out. Now all I get is this:

[canker:~]$ telnet mx.develooper.com 25
Trying 63.251.223.176...
Connected to mx.develooper.com.
Escape character is '^]'.
451 Sorry, too many connections from <censored>, try again later
Connection closed by foreign host.
[canker:~]$

Can't find anyone to fix it. Too tired to wait around for it to fix itself.

So the smokers have had their plugs pulled.

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  • Are you able to set up a local delivery from all your smokers, and have that local MTA send mail in bulk down a single connection to the perl.org MTA?
    • This is pretty much what I have using POE::Component::Server::SimpleSMTP, to try and avoid this kind of situation in the first place. It is still saying I have too many connections ( this is after I have been to sleep for 5 hours ). And I don't.
      • In that case, it's possible that the perl.org MTA server has suffered a DDoS, such that the connections are not being freed. Hopefully Robert or Ask will be able to look into it soon.