hugo.monteiro at fct
May 13, 2010, 6:19 AM
Post #6 of 8
On 05/13/2010 01:43 PM, mario fibbi wrote:
> 2010/5/13 Hugo Monteiro <hugo.monteiro [at] fct
> <mailto:hugo.monteiro [at] fct>>
> On 05/13/2010 12:18 PM, mario fibbi wrote:
> I've notice this error in smtpd log file:
> Connected to 212.52.xxx.xxx but connection died (#4.4.2)
> How can i debug more in depth this error?
> Hello Luca,
> I would bet that the remote end is dropping the connection. Verify
> that your server isn't listed in any RBL, or has a poor reputation
> among the top anti-spam appliance manufacturer, like barracuda.
> Hello Hugo,
> i've check my ip reputation, but it's ok . I've this problem with
> mxlibero3.libero.it <http://mxlibero3.libero.it> mail server.
Yep, looks like that MX is borked.
> The other mailserver, of this and other domains, are ok. I've two
> 1) fix the problem
There's actually no fix, that i can think of. If you had a constant 4xx
reply from that server, which you don't, you could use Matthias Andree's
patch available at
However, your connection simply gets timedout. So read on...
> 2) exclude this mailserver
You can do this by using smtproutes. Choose an MX that you know that's
working and just route all mail for that domain into that same MX server.
Hope it helps,
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