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proteus

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E-Mail troubles
« on: January 31, 2018, 04:12:02 pm »
I seem to have finally traced down the troubles with the forum sending emails. The short version is that our DNS provider made a mistake, which in turn made Google think we were spamming, which in turn made our DNS provider think our account was under attack and lock updates.

Combined with a few changes on Google's side that made this very difficult to repair smoothly, and it was quite a fiasco.

As of now, the forum appears to be correctly sending mails again, and I sincerely hope it "sticks" now. My sincere apologies for the troubles.
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Re: E-Mail troubles
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2018, 04:21:52 pm »
I seem to have finally traced down the troubles with the forum sending emails. The short version is that our DNS provider made a mistake, which in turn made Google think we were spamming, which in turn made our DNS provider think our account was under attack and lock updates.

Combined with a few changes on Google's side that made this very difficult to repair smoothly, and it was quite a fiasco.

As of now, the forum appears to be correctly sending mails again, and I sincerely hope it "sticks" now. My sincere apologies for the troubles.

Thank you, Proteus for looking into it! I've would have never guessed that!

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Re: E-Mail troubles
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2018, 04:26:18 pm »
Indeed, Thank you!  Manually activating the new accounts was starting to lose it's novelty value!  ;D

Sounds like a right mess, which of late seems to be the case with anything involving Google and the words "a few changes"... ::)
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