[OLUG] FW: Mail Processing Problem At Creighton University

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Mon Apr 24 03:05:41 UTC 2000

Brian Roberson
brian at bstc.net 

-----Original Message-----
From: lsheldon [mailto:lsheldon at creighton.edu]
Sent: Sunday, April 23, 2000 7:03 PM
To: Brian Roberson
Cc: lsheldon
Subject: Mail Processing Problem At Creighton University

Between the hours of 1810 (6:10 P. M.) CDT April 22, 2000 (Saturday) and
1322 (1:22 P.M) CDT April 23 (Easter Sunday), 2000 Creighton University
had a serious processing error in its mail system.

Based on log entries for that period, we believe you may have 
the error which manifested itself by the improper rejection of mail
with an error message that included the phrase "Local configuration 

If you tried to send a message to a "creighton.edu" address and got an 
that sounded like this, please send the message again, there was 
nothing wrong with it.

We regret the inconvenience this has caused.

If this message makes no sense to you, then please accept my 
attempt to identify everyone involved may have included people who were 

If you have questions, please feel to contact me as shown below, but 
a question, no reply is required or expected.

- L. F. (Larry) Sheldon, Jr.                                            
. Unix Systems and Network Administration                               
- Creighton University Computer Center-Old Gym                          
. 2500 California Plaza                                                 
- Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A.  68178       Two identifying characterstics   
. lsheldon at creighton.edu                  of System Administrators:     
- 402 280-2254 (work)                Infallibility, and the ability to  
. 402 681-4726 (cellular)               learn from their mistakes.      
- 402 332-4622 (residence)                                              
. http://www.creighton.edu/~lsheldon    Adapted from Stephen Pinker     

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