• Subject: Mail Loops (was *** ADMIN: Probable web site outage!)
  • From: David Gibbs <david@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2001 18:03:31 -0500

At 07:50 AM 4/2/2001, you wrote:
>I appreciate the posts that I recieve from Midrange but there are select
>users ( as an example / MacWheel ) that when he posts a message, the message
>will post at 2 minute intervals sometimes resulting in as many as 90 post of
>the same message.
>Anyone have an idea of how to prevent this from happening ??

Your best bet would be to contact me privately.

When there is a true mail loop, I can take steps to eliminate the problem 
at the source.

Sometimes, however, the problem is outside of my control.

I will endeavor to help determine where the problem is though.

The *VERY_BEST* piece of information you can give me is a sample of 2 or 3 
messages that appear to be looping *WITH_FULL_INTERNET_HEADERS*.  I can't 
stress the need for headers enough.  They are critical to diagnosing mail 
problems.  If the headers cannot be provided, there is little I can do.

david

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