[Geopriv] Fwd: IETF Mailing List Issue

From: Robert Sparks ^lt;rjsparks@estacado.net>
Date: Fri Sep 05 2008 - 16:38:28 EDT

Alexa tells me that the below message was affected, so I'm resending it.

:)

RjS

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Robert Sparks <rjsparks@nostrum.com>
> Date: September 5, 2008 12:20:34 PM CDT
> To: simple mailing list <simple@ietf.org>, GEOPRIV <geopriv@ietf.org>
> Subject: Fwd: IETF Mailing List Issue
>
> I know most of you have seen this already, but just in case someone
> here isn't on the announce or discussion lists...
>
> RjS
> (If this is the first time you've seen this, please consider
> subscribing to -announce).
>
> Begin forwarded message:
>
>> From: Alexa Morris <amorris@amsl.com>
>> Date: September 5, 2008 11:02:52 AM CDT
>> To: "ietf-announce@ietf.org" <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
>> Cc: Working Group Chairs <wgchairs@ietf.org>, IETF Discussion <ietf@ietf.org
>> >, The IESG <iesg@ietf.org>
>> Subject: IETF Mailing List Issue
>>
>> Last night, after a server reboot, the postconfirm spam checker
>> that was
>> recently put in front of IETF mailing lists failed to start.
>> Unfortunately,
>> this resulted in a huge influx of spam to the IETF ticket system,
>> and a
>> simultaneous failure of IETF list email. Everything is back online
>> now and
>> functioning; however, email messages sent to IETF lists in the last
>> 16 hours
>> were lost, and will need to be resent.
>>
>> We have now installed a direct watcher on postconfirm, to force a
>> restart of
>> it when it fails. In addition, Henrik is working on the system now
>> to find
>> out why it failed to start in the first place, and why its failure
>> caused
>> mail loss rather than mail deferral.
>>
>> I apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you. As
>> always,
>> please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Alexa
>>
>> -----------
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>> Email: amorris@amsl.com
>>
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>>
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