Opened 19 months ago

Closed 19 months ago

Last modified 19 months ago

#26191 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Strip DKIM headers

Reported by: starlight Owned by: tpa
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Internal Services/Tor Sysadmin Team Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords:
Cc: Actual Points:
Parent ID: Points:
Reviewer: Sponsor:

Description

Hi lovely sysadmin folks. Periodically we've had Mailman => Gmail bounce issues. Last week this cropped up again with a tor-relays@ post from starlight that got rejected by gmail subscribers (such as Nick and me).

Starlight reached out with this tip I thought I'd pass on...

Presently I think a simple config change will help significantly.

If they enable From: "munging" and stripping of DKIM
headers it will eliminate hard SPF+DMARC and in-general
DKIM message failures and spam scoring.  Then messages
from the lists will be judged on the reputation of
the listserv and standard content-based spam scoring,
and not start with a black-mark due to authentication
fails.

I'm happy to reply to any questions the admin may have.

Feel free to resolve if we shouldn't go this route. I'll point starlight toward this ticket so he can continue the discussion.

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Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 19 months ago by weasel

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

Probably shouldn't do this. We should, however, stop with munging subject lines (and bodies too), and certainly no adding reply-to headers.

comment:2 Changed 19 months ago by starlight

Why not? Please expand. Is difficult to follow the reasoning.

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