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Numerous list owners have received similar messages, due to the broad distribution of the phoney Linkedin spam.  Fortunately, listserv has a remedy, and Scott Dellinger has implemented it:  


[log in to unmask] has been permanently served out. Access
can be restored only by privileged users. Incoming messages from
[log in to unmask] will be dropped silently.


Owners received messages like the one below.  It is the list server's way of alerting list owners that someone (in this case, a spammer) is trying to send messages to a list; the list server is rejecting the messages because that same sender has ben flagged as a problem person.  The list server doesn't realize the sender is a spammer.  The good part of that is that the bogus Linkedin emails are prevented from being posted to list subscribers.  The list server is being cautious and letting list owners know that it has rejected messages -- in some situations, a list owner would want to overrule the list server's decision.  In this case, we list owners don't really care to know, so the option Scott put in place should provide welcome relief.

On behalf of all list owners, thanks SAA and Scott.  

-Dean W. 


On Oct 1, 2010, at 7:26 AM, Marc Kessler wrote:

I received this early this AM via a listserv I manage.



-----Original Message-----
From: UVM LISTSERV Server (15.5) [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Friday, October 01, 2010 2:38 AM
To: Marc Kessler
Subject: Problem processing mail file from
[log in to unmask]

An     error    occurred     while     processing     file    178941
from
[log in to unmask]: "Mail has been received for delivery
to the AKRI list from a user that had been served out".





The header looks like:

Return-Path: <[log in to unmask]>
Received: from landbeaver.uvm.edu (landbeaver.uvm.edu [132.198.101.207])
by penguin1.uvm.edu (8.13.7/8.13.7) with ESMTP id o916bpvG028657
for <[log in to unmask]>; Fri, 1 Oct 2010 02:37:51 -0400
Received: from ringtail.uvm.edu (ringtail.uvm.edu [132.198.101.49])
by landbeaver.uvm.edu (8.14.4/8.14.4) with ESMTP id o916box9030866
(version=TLSv1/SSLv3 cipher=DHE-RSA-AES256-SHA bits=256 verify=NO)
for <[log in to unmask]>; Fri, 1 Oct 2010 02:37:51 -0400
Precedence: bulk
Received: from list.uvm.edu (ringtail.uvm.edu [127.0.0.1])
by ringtail.uvm.edu (8.14.2/8.14.2) with ESMTP id o916Fm4g024262
for <[log in to unmask]>; Fri, 1 Oct 2010 02:37:50 -0400
Date:         Fri, 1 Oct 2010 02:37:50 -0400
From: "UVM LISTSERV Server (15.5)" <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Problem processing mail file from
[log in to unmask]
To: Marc Kessler <[log in to unmask]>
Message-ID:   <[log in to unmask]>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="PRGEYJEATeXdaYDYaaLNHIbTaEPHeZ"
X-PureMessage-Version: 5.6.0.2009776, Antispam-Engine: 2.7.2.376379,
Antispam-Data: 2010.10.1.14514