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Old 01-09-02, 09:20 PM
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Could someone explain this e-mail?

I got this e-mail today and I'm not quite sure what it is - is it from my hosting company or is it some SPAM gone awry (the yahoo e-mail address I don't recognize at all)?
Return-Path: [email protected]
Delivered-To: [email protected]
Received: (qmail 55841 invoked by uid 112); 10 Jan 2002 01:50:44 -0000
Delivered-To: [email protected]
Received: (qmail 55839 invoked from network); 10 Jan 2002 01:50:43 -0000
Received: from unknown (HELO 127.0.0.1) (212.150.52.26)
by v180.sslsite.com with SMTP; 10 Jan 2002 01:50:43 -0000
Thread 4: 03:49:22 [<-->] : Error: The attempt to connect timed out
Thread 4: 03:49:22 [<-->] : Error: The attempt to connect timed out
X-GCMulti: 1


Total Messages: 4
Sent: 0
Bad: 4
Left: 0
Time: 25 s
Msg/h: 576


SMTP log closed at 1/10/2002 03:49:23 AM
Old 01-09-02, 09:25 PM
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Um, I think it means you won the lottery?

Sorry, I thought this was the Other forum. Nope, no clue. I would think it was an undelivered email, or undeliverable.
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Hmmm, strange.
normally, the IP addresses listed should be the sending computer, SMTP server, or a router someplace. The 2 IPs listed are localhost and a web server respectively, and shouldn't appear in email headers.
I'm thinking You might be right about spam gone awry. Someone trying to spoof their IP to avoid detection, and the qmail server sent You the report on the failed send, rather than the actual spam.

Of course, I could be completely wrong... If someone knows for sure, I'm rather curious myself now.

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