Mailing List Message #98672
From: Lyle Giese <>
Subject: Re: AOL / CS
Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2009 13:47:15 -0500
To: CommuniGate Pro Discussions <>

Robert F. Donahue ( wrote:
> I am having an issue for a week or two now and I dont know if it may
> be just me or they are having issues, and it looks like its only with
> aol/compuserve people sending an email to our server get a bounce that
> says (451 4.4.1 read error from Deferred:
> Connection timed out with could not be delivered
> for X hours.
> I have tried with all my out-side email accounts like
> hotmail/gmail/yahoo and they are all fine!
> And it looks like our mail server is sending out to aol/CS just fine,
> but when it comes to receiving from them .....
> I havent had any problems with anything email in 5+ years .....
> Me Bob
I tried to telnet to port 25 on from two different
IP addresses. Waited over 1 minute and never got a HELO or EHLO back.

Could you be having DNS trouble or have a dead RBL configured on your

Lyle Giese
LCR Computer Services, Inc.

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