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Who the hell are Spamhaus??? (Resolved)
« on: August 15, 2013, 07:40:12 am »
Trying to change the password on my wifes stock andriod email and when I do a warning comes up saying "Can't connect to server your ip address is on the XBL blacklist"
WTF is going on?

Help please
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« Last Edit: August 17, 2013, 07:05:20 pm by Toonman »
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Re: Who the hell are Spamhaus???
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2013, 07:48:23 am »
Not sure if this is any help but it may be worth having a look

http://www.spamhaus.org/faq/section/Spamhaus%20XBL



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Re: Who the hell are Spamhaus???
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2013, 07:54:35 am »
Thanks Graeme

just got to this page.  Stuck now.       http://www.spamhaus.org/pbl/removal/
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Re: Who the hell are Spamhaus???
« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2013, 10:47:13 am »
How are you connecting to the mail server ? .. mobile network, or wireless through your router ?
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Re: Who the hell are Spamhaus???
« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2013, 10:56:07 am »
Connected through the 'Three' mobile network.  I don't have this problem with my laptop and webmail.  Every thing was fine until I changed the password with Webail login.
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Re: Who the hell are Spamhaus???
« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2013, 12:39:22 pm »
This is a WEBmail  .. ie. you can access it through a web browser on ANY PC ?

or is it an email client application .. where you'd need to enter the mail server addresses ?

or is it BOTH .. a client on the Android device, that you can ALSO access via the web on other PC's ?

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Re: Who the hell are Spamhaus???
« Reply #6 on: August 15, 2013, 12:51:35 pm »
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a client on the Android device, that you can ALSO access via the web on other PC's ?

That's it.    It's my business webmail.  I can access it on any computer via Webmail login or use an email client as I do with the stock Andriod one for my mobile.  Like I say everything was fine until I changed the password on Webmail via my laptop.  I have 4 other email addresess linked to the same Webmail address with no problems.  Weird!
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Re: Who the hell are Spamhaus???
« Reply #7 on: August 15, 2013, 01:33:29 pm »
OK. Just read my reply and seems a bit ambiguous.

Lets keep it simples.
1.  I use Webmail in business and I access it normally through a PC, netbook etc.

2.  I access the account on my mobile using Andriod stock email client.  I set it up by listing server details and passwords etc.

3.  All had been working well until this morning when I changed the password for my Wife's email account.

4.  I can access the account with no problems via webmail on a PC, netbook etc.

5.  I changed 4 others with no problem.

Hope that clears it up.  :)
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Re: Who the hell are Spamhaus???
« Reply #8 on: August 15, 2013, 01:56:07 pm »
You probably haven't changed the SMTP (and POP3/IMAP) mailserver authentication password in the Android email client.
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Re: Who the hell are Spamhaus???
« Reply #9 on: August 15, 2013, 01:59:55 pm »
OK. Thanks.  I will check her phone when I get home.  I only changed the password though not the security.  Thanks for the help.
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Re: Who the hell are Spamhaus???
« Reply #10 on: August 15, 2013, 02:15:54 pm »
Changingthe password through webmail will probably have changed the password for the POP3 and SMTP mailservers too .. so if using an email "client" application, they'll need to be changed in the clients settings too
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Re: Who the hell are Spamhaus???
« Reply #11 on: August 15, 2013, 02:19:12 pm »
OK, thanks.  I will let you know how I get on.  But who the hell are Spamhaus that they can stop my emails and accuse me of being a Spammer?
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Re: Who the hell are Spamhaus???
« Reply #12 on: August 15, 2013, 03:15:41 pm »
By the look of things they look after a blocklist (that your ISP probably signed up for, or the receiving ISP) that looks out for emails coming from un-authenticated email clients .. to try to stop spam-bots.

They're NOT accusing you of SPAM, they're just blocking unauthenticated SMTP mail

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« Last Edit: August 15, 2013, 03:19:23 pm by Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) »
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Re: Who the hell are Spamhaus???
« Reply #13 on: August 16, 2013, 07:10:00 am »
No difference.  I have used Pop3, imap, you name it.  All I changed in the first place was the password.  It will accept in coming emails though.

Even more confusing is I have deleted and re-setup the other emails and they work perfectly!
« Last Edit: August 16, 2013, 07:25:07 am by Toonman »
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Re: Who the hell are Spamhaus???
« Reply #14 on: August 16, 2013, 12:05:47 pm »
You're going to have to call/email "Three" as it seems something of theirs is not behaving as it should.

It *will* allow incoming mail .. that only blocks SMTP (outgoing) to stop SPAM.
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