[Full-Disclosure] [Fwd: Re: CST160201426ID - RE:Microsoft.Com ContactUS]
maclenna at cs.curtin.edu.au
Fri May 28 03:42:27 BST 2004
You may find this one amusing
Each time I post to the list I receive a message from Microsoft about
why I shouldn't send email to one of their addresses
> From: Alexander MacLennan <maclenna at cs.curtin.edu.au>
> To: MSDN Online Contact Us <msdn at css.one.microsoft.com>
> Subject: Re: CST160201426ID - RE:Microsoft.Com ContactUS
> Date: Mon, 24 May 2004 09:02:55 +0800
> My email account has no auto replies.
> Someone has subscribed YOUR email account to a mailing list
> I only receive auto-replies when I post to the OpenCV mailing list
> I have never contacted the MSDN account before
> If you bothered to read the attached message header you would notice
> that the message originated from YOUR system, NOT MINE
> On Sat, 2004-05-22 at 02:40, MSDN Online Contact Us wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Thank you for contacting us at MSDN regarding the auto-mails you are
> > receiving from MSDN.
> > Can you please check to see if you email account is set up to send an
> > auto reply to every message you are getting?
> > MSDN Contact us sends a response to all mail it gets that is not from
> > customers with an active log number. Your autoresponse is being
> > treated
> > as spam since it does not have a legitimate log number. What is
> > happening is that your system is then sending an auto reply to MSDN
> > Contact us, it is treated as spam, and the whole cycle repeats itself.
> > To break this cycle you will need to perform one task, and review your
> > existing email processing strategy...
> > 1) Please turn off your auto response rule in your email system for 15
> > minutes. This will break the cycle and stop the loop. If this does not
> > stop it, please extend the "off" time to a half hour. That should do
> > the
> > trick.
> > 2) Please also rethink your need to have an auto response sent to all
> > mail you get. This broadband generation of responses adds to email
> > traffic, and specifically, as you have just witnessed, exposes you to
> > response induced email loops that can quickly flood your inbox. If you
> > want to send auto replies, consider building conditional mail box
> > email
> > rules instead. This way your mail client will (depending on what you
> > are
> > using) only send a reply when certain conditions you preset are met.
> > Thanks!
> > John Paul
> > MSDN
> > http://msdn.microsoft.com
> > Did we resolve your issue?
> > If so, please take a moment to tell us how we've done at:
> > http://www2.survey-poll.com/email/1621mt_msdn.html .
> > If not, please reply to this e-mail and let us know how we can assist
> > you further. Thank you!
> > --- Original Message ---
> > From: maclenna at cs.curtin.edu.au
> > To: microsoftcom_contactus at css.one.microsoft.com
> > Sent: Wed May 19 19:50:46 PDT 2004
> > Subject: Microsoft.Com ContactUS
> > URL:http://register.microsoft.com/contactus30/contactus.asp?domain=generic&FU=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Emicroso
> > LANG:English (United States)
> > LOC:AU
> > BR:linux i686/mozilla/5.0 (x11; u; linux i686; es-es; /en-us,en;qEvery
> > time I post a message to the OpenCV mailing list hosted at
> > YahooGroups.com your system send me an auto-reply from
> > msdn at css.one.microsoft.com
> > Can you please stop this
> > Here is the full message header
> > Return-path:
> > Envelope-to: maclenna at computing.edu.au
> > Delivery-date: Thu, 20 May 2004 02:24:27 +0800
> > Received: from exim by smtp.cs.curtin.edu.au with spam-scanned (Exim
> > 4.30) id 1BQVjv-0004z7-Ne for maclenna at computing.edu.au; Thu, 20 May
> > 2004 02:24:27 +0800
> > Received: from smtphost2.microsoft.com ([18.104.22.168]
> > helo=SCF-IMC-02.redmond.corp.microsoft.com) by smtp.cs.curtin.edu.au
> > with esmtp (Exim 4.30) id 1BQVjd-0004yh-Tu for
> > maclenna at cs.curtin.edu.au; Thu, 20 May 2004 02:24:10 +0800
> > Received: from tkext-smtp-01.partners.extranet.microsoft.com
> > ([10.251.70.190]) by SCF-IMC-02.redmond.corp.microsoft.com with
> > Microsoft SMTPSVC(6.0.3790.0); Wed, 19 May 2004 11:23:37 -0700
> > Received: from css.one.microsoft.com ([10.251.86.196]) by
> > tkext-smtp-01.partners.extranet.microsoft.com with Microsoft
> > SMTPSVC(5.0.2195.6713); Wed, 19 May 2004 11:23:34 -0700
> > Received: from mail pickup service by css.one.microsoft.com with
> > Microsoft SMTPSVC; Wed, 19 May 2004 11:23:34 -0700
> > Content-Class: urn:content-classes:message
> > X-Mailer: Microsoft CSS 2000
> > From: msdn at css.one.microsoft.com
> > To: maclenna at cs.curtin.edu.au
> > Subject: RE: RE: [OpenCV] Bit depth conversion - Remove
> > Date: Wed, 19 May 2004 11:23:33 -0700
> > Message-ID:
> > <023001c43dce$64ebd170$c456fb0a at partners.extranet.microsoft.com>
> > MIME-Version: 1.0
> > Content-Type: multipart/alternative;
> > boundary="----=_NextPart_000_0231_01C43D93.B88CF970"
> > X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2800.1409
> > Thread-Index: AcQ9zmTpW1ytNGEWS8aQEkHebq1mpw==
> > X-OriginalArrivalTime: 19 May 2004 18:23:34.0098 (UTC)
> > FILETIME=[650ACB20:01C43DCE]
> > X-DSPAM-Result: Innocent
> > X-DSPAM-Probability: 0.000000
> > X-DSPAM-Signature: 40aba65b191551603120337
> > X-Evolution-Source: imap://email@example.com/
> > !DSPAM:40ae4d4a179971589122074!
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