ISP information: Orange.fr

Postmastery assists various senders every day with delivery monitoring tools and consultancy services. In order to assist the global email senders community, we are happy to share some ISP specific information we collected over the last few years. This blog post looks at some more details, this time related to Orange.fr. Orange: the biggest French ESP […]

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Categories: Authentication, General, Providers

New SMTP replies at Outlook: update your backoff patterns to avoid reputation damage

On April 5th, at 5AM CET, we were alerted by a huge spike in Outlook deferrals. The chart below (copied from Postmastery Delivery Analytics) reveals the deferrals over time: After investigating the issue, Postmastery delivery engineers discovered new SMTP replies at Microsoft domains. These errors are receiver’s side, not related to sender’s reputation. Organization queue quota […]

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Categories: Authentication, Deliverability, General, Providers

AOL and Yahoo merge could impact your email delivery and MTA

A few weeks ago, AOL reported that AOL and Yahoo will come together under the OATH umbrella and merge with the Yahoo email infrastructure to serve both brands. This happened on 20 February 2018, and now all the AOL recipient domains’ MX, including the following, will point to mx-aol.mail.gm0.yahoodns.net: – aol.com – verizon.net – aol.co.uk […]

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Categories: Authentication, Deliverability, General, PowerMTA, Providers