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I would like to ask how to get off the blacklists such as and abuse.

Is there anything I should setup in mdaemon server, i.e. vote zones (how to do that) etc ?

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks in advance

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Setting up the SMTP host announce to match up to your DNS is one within mdaemon itself. Some other things to do outside of the server include:

  • ensuring a proper MX record is defined
  • setting up a SPF entry in DNS
  • ensuring the IP is not listed as dynamic by ISP

Those are the "main hitters" that will trigger inclusion onto most blacklists.

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Let's not forget the PTR! :-) – 3molo Jun 13 '11 at 13:09
Typically hard to set MX without PTR of something... – user48838 Jun 13 '11 at 13:11
forwarded to my isp for rDNS. I get blacklisted often lately. Network pcs are ok and the same applies for the server. Could all those pending settings I need to take care of, lead to blacklisting that often? thank you. – user84373 Jun 14 '11 at 9:10
rDNS and smtp banner ok now. few things to go. thank you all for the help – user84373 Jun 14 '11 at 10:44
Exactly which item is "zeroed in on" will vary by the listing service. Some focus on only one while its a combination for others. – user48838 Jun 14 '11 at 12:39

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