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Jesse 1 Robinson
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I need to change my password on IBM Link. After 20 years managing the same userid, I find that there is now a new confirmation process that did not exist a few months ago. I am sent an email to verify my email address. Unfortunately that email never reaches my Inbox. I've tried over and over; it never shows up. A problem ticket with my email folks has not resolved the issue.

It's reminiscent of an old problem with IBM Main, where the confirmation email for a new subscription also does not show up. I learned some time ago that just that particular note is lacking a 'Sender' and is therefore treated here as spam. I can't prove it's the same issue with the IBM.COM confirmation, but it smells familiar.

Anyone else having issues?

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AlanWatthey , GMAIL
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I'm not saying it is the same problem that you are getting but we have the
problem of not receiving certain emails from the PMR registration process.
They never get through from anyone (although someone once said they tried 50
times and eventually one got through).

This first raised its head sending from my personal email address to my
company email address. When I cornered a Microsoft Exchange guy here he did
some checking and said it was being rejected because the email was coming
from an origin IP address that was not registered. They had recently added
checking to their email system and these failed the check. So, for example,
if the email comes from ***@foo.bar then the IP addresses of all the
foo.bar email servers have to be registered under the foo.bar name. This is
done in the public facing DNS by the owner of the foo.bar domain. I had to
go to my personal DNS entry and add the appropriate entry. Since then my
emails have got through fine. Fortunately my ISP had a webpage explaining
how to add this because it was all new to me.

More and more email systems are apparently checking this DNS entry is
correct to prevent spoofing. It stops me sending an email pretending to be
from ***@microsoft.com (for example) as that would originate in my
ISP's email server which is not an IP address registered by the owners of
microsoft.com. I think I can live with that restriction.

If you've never heard of it then read up about SPF (Sender Policy Framework)
in Wikipedia.

I have no idea who to contact in IBM to check their end. I tried sending
some emails (haha) to no avail. We still have problems.

I tried sending a password reset email from 'Service Request' to my company
email 15 minutes ago and it never got through so the problem still appears
to exist.

Windows NSLOOKUP (maybe others) will show you the SPF settings for
US.IBM.COM (or any other domain).

When I checked just now US.IBM.COM has the following specified:
"v=spf1 ip4:148.163.158.5 ip4:148.163.156.1 a:d25xlcore010.ca.ibm.com
a:isource.boulder.ibm.com a:y01exnat001.ahe.pok.ibm.com
a:y01acxsmtp001.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:y01acxsmtp002.ahe.pok.ibm.com
a:g01zcdsmtp002.ahe.pok.ibm.com ip4:129.33.239.88"

I'm still working on our problem trying to find the correct people to
resolve it. At this stage I can confidently say it's either us or IBM!!

However, I can say that I just checked the last PMR update email (header)
that got through and it came from srdonotreply @ us.ibm.com from IP
148.163.158.5 which is in their list above. Also I sent a password reset to
my personal email address and it said it came from ibmacct @ us.ibm.com from
IP 167.89.77.139 which is not in their list. I guess my ISP doesn't check
(yet). It appears they might outsource this password service hence the
problem lies there as that IP address is someone called sendgrid.net.

I will keep digging but it is low priority.

Anyway, I would advise checking with whoever looks after your email system
and ask them to check in their logs as to why the email is being rejected.
It might be as above or it might be something else.

Regards,
Alan Watthey

-----Original Message-----
From: Jesse 1 Robinson [mailto:***@SCE.COM]
Sent: 09 January 2018 1:45 am
Subject: Changing password on IBM Link

I need to change my password on IBM Link. After 20 years managing the same
userid, I find that there is now a new confirmation process that did not
exist a few months ago. I am sent an email to verify my email address.
Unfortunately that email never reaches my Inbox. I've tried over and over;
it never shows up. A problem ticket with my email folks has not resolved the
issue.

It's reminiscent of an old problem with IBM Main, where the confirmation
email for a new subscription also does not show up. I learned some time ago
that just that particular note is lacking a 'Sender' and is therefore
treated here as spam. I can't prove it's the same issue with the IBM.COM
confirmation, but it smells familiar.

Anyone else having issues?

.
.
J.O.Skip Robinson
Southern California Edison Company
Electric Dragon Team Paddler
SHARE MVS Program Co-Manager
323-715-0595 Mobile
626-543-6132 Office <===== NEW
***@sce.com<mailto:***@sce.com>


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Seymour J Metz
2018-01-09 20:20:43 UTC
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Filtering is like a lot of things; it's wonderful when down right, and a nightmare when done wrong. Silently dropping e-mail, or moving it to a spam folder, is just plain wrong. The proper way to do filtering is to detect an issue during the SMPT transaction and to send an appropriate message, with appropriate code and sub-code, so that legitimate senders know that they are not getting through and why.

Also, of course, any reasonable e-mail client or relay will report the error response upstream, not just ignore it. Alas, there's a lot of broken e-mail software out there.


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http://mason.gmu.edu/~smetz3

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Sent: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 8:02 AM
To: IBM-***@listserv.ua.edu
Subject: Re: Changing password on IBM Link

I'm not saying it is the same problem that you are getting but we have the
problem of not receiving certain emails from the PMR registration process.
They never get through from anyone (although someone once said they tried 50
times and eventually one got through).

This first raised its head sending from my personal email address to my
company email address. When I cornered a Microsoft Exchange guy here he did
some checking and said it was being rejected because the email was coming
from an origin IP address that was not registered. They had recently added
checking to their email system and these failed the check. So, for example,
if the email comes from ***@foo.bar then the IP addresses of all the
foo.bar email servers have to be registered under the foo.bar name. This is
done in the public facing DNS by the owner of the foo.bar domain. I had to
go to my personal DNS entry and add the appropriate entry. Since then my
emails have got through fine. Fortunately my ISP had a webpage explaining
how to add this because it was all new to me.

More and more email systems are apparently checking this DNS entry is
correct to prevent spoofing. It stops me sending an email pretending to be
from ***@microsoft.com (for example) as that would originate in my
ISP's email server which is not an IP address registered by the owners of
microsoft.com. I think I can live with that restriction.

If you've never heard of it then read up about SPF (Sender Policy Framework)
in Wikipedia.

I have no idea who to contact in IBM to check their end. I tried sending
some emails (haha) to no avail. We still have problems.

I tried sending a password reset email from 'Service Request' to my company
email 15 minutes ago and it never got through so the problem still appears
to exist.

Windows NSLOOKUP (maybe others) will show you the SPF settings for
US.IBM.COM (or any other domain).

When I checked just now US.IBM.COM has the following specified:
"v=spf1 ip4:148.163.158.5 ip4:148.163.156.1 a:d25xlcore010.ca.ibm.com
a:isource.boulder.ibm.com a:y01exnat001.ahe.pok.ibm.com
a:y01acxsmtp001.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:y01acxsmtp002.ahe.pok.ibm.com
a:g01zcdsmtp002.ahe.pok.ibm.com ip4:129.33.239.88"

I'm still working on our problem trying to find the correct people to
resolve it. At this stage I can confidently say it's either us or IBM!!

However, I can say that I just checked the last PMR update email (header)
that got through and it came from srdonotreply @ us.ibm.com from IP
148.163.158.5 which is in their list above. Also I sent a password reset to
my personal email address and it said it came from ibmacct @ us.ibm.com from
IP 167.89.77.139 which is not in their list. I guess my ISP doesn't check
(yet). It appears they might outsource this password service hence the
problem lies there as that IP address is someone called sendgrid.net.

I will keep digging but it is low priority.

Anyway, I would advise checking with whoever looks after your email system
and ask them to check in their logs as to why the email is being rejected.
It might be as above or it might be something else.

Regards,
Alan Watthey

-----Original Message-----
From: Jesse 1 Robinson [mailto:***@SCE.COM]
Sent: 09 January 2018 1:45 am
Subject: Changing password on IBM Link

I need to change my password on IBM Link. After 20 years managing the same
userid, I find that there is now a new confirmation process that did not
exist a few months ago. I am sent an email to verify my email address.
Unfortunately that email never reaches my Inbox. I've tried over and over;
it never shows up. A problem ticket with my email folks has not resolved the
issue.

It's reminiscent of an old problem with IBM Main, where the confirmation
email for a new subscription also does not show up. I learned some time ago
that just that particular note is lacking a 'Sender' and is therefore
treated here as spam. I can't prove it's the same issue with the IBM.COM
confirmation, but it smells familiar.

Anyone else having issues?

.
.
J.O.Skip Robinson
Southern California Edison Company
Electric Dragon Team Paddler
SHARE MVS Program Co-Manager
323-715-0595 Mobile
626-543-6132 Office <===== NEW
***@sce.com<mailto:***@sce.com>


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Jesse 1 Robinson
2018-01-09 18:00:54 UTC
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I got an off-list pointer to this address: https://www.ibm.com/account/profile/us?page=signinview

It allowed me to change my password without an intervening verification email. As such, it worked for this purpose but might disappear without notice.

In response to the password change, I got a confirmation email from ***@us.ibm.com, which reached my Inbox with no problem. It certainly looks like the same id/domain that the verification email comes from, which leads me back to the idea of a difference in the note construction itself.

BTW NSLOOKUP here (sce.com) for us.ibm.com shows 172.28.128.15 . I get lots of email from us.ibm.com. AFAIK the password verification email is the only one that fails to reach my Inbox.

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J.O.Skip Robinson
Southern California Edison Company
Electric Dragon Team Paddler
SHARE MVS Program Co-Manager
323-715-0595 Mobile
626-543-6132 Office ⇐=== NEW
***@sce.com


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From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-***@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of Alan(GMAIL)Watthey
Sent: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 5:02 AM
To: IBM-***@LISTSERV.UA.EDU
Subject: (External):Re: Changing password on IBM Link

I'm not saying it is the same problem that you are getting but we have the problem of not receiving certain emails from the PMR registration process.
They never get through from anyone (although someone once said they tried 50 times and eventually one got through).

This first raised its head sending from my personal email address to my company email address. When I cornered a Microsoft Exchange guy here he did some checking and said it was being rejected because the email was coming from an origin IP address that was not registered. They had recently added checking to their email system and these failed the check. So, for example, if the email comes from ***@foo.bar then the IP addresses of all the foo.bar email servers have to be registered under the foo.bar name. This is done in the public facing DNS by the owner of the foo.bar domain. I had to go to my personal DNS entry and add the appropriate entry. Since then my emails have got through fine. Fortunately my ISP had a webpage explaining how to add this because it was all new to me.

More and more email systems are apparently checking this DNS entry is correct to prevent spoofing. It stops me sending an email pretending to be from ***@microsoft.com (for example) as that would originate in my ISP's email server which is not an IP address registered by the owners of microsoft.com. I think I can live with that restriction.

If you've never heard of it then read up about SPF (Sender Policy Framework) in Wikipedia.

I have no idea who to contact in IBM to check their end. I tried sending some emails (haha) to no avail. We still have problems.

I tried sending a password reset email from 'Service Request' to my company email 15 minutes ago and it never got through so the problem still appears to exist.

Windows NSLOOKUP (maybe others) will show you the SPF settings for US.IBM.COM (or any other domain).

When I checked just now US.IBM.COM has the following specified:
"v=spf1 ip4:148.163.158.5 ip4:148.163.156.1 a:d25xlcore010.ca.ibm.com a:isource.boulder.ibm.com a:y01exnat001.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:y01acxsmtp001.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:y01acxsmtp002.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:g01zcdsmtp002.ahe.pok.ibm.com ip4:129.33.239.88"

I'm still working on our problem trying to find the correct people to resolve it. At this stage I can confidently say it's either us or IBM!!

However, I can say that I just checked the last PMR update email (header) that got through and it came from srdonotreply @ us.ibm.com from IP
148.163.158.5 which is in their list above. Also I sent a password reset to my personal email address and it said it came from ibmacct @ us.ibm.com from IP 167.89.77.139 which is not in their list. I guess my ISP doesn't check (yet). It appears they might outsource this password service hence the problem lies there as that IP address is someone called sendgrid.net.

I will keep digging but it is low priority.

Anyway, I would advise checking with whoever looks after your email system and ask them to check in their logs as to why the email is being rejected.
It might be as above or it might be something else.

Regards,
Alan Watthey

-----Original Message-----
From: Jesse 1 Robinson [mailto:***@SCE.COM]
Sent: 09 January 2018 1:45 am
Subject: Changing password on IBM Link

I need to change my password on IBM Link. After 20 years managing the same userid, I find that there is now a new confirmation process that did not exist a few months ago. I am sent an email to verify my email address.
Unfortunately that email never reaches my Inbox. I've tried over and over; it never shows up. A problem ticket with my email folks has not resolved the issue.

It's reminiscent of an old problem with IBM Main, where the confirmation email for a new subscription also does not show up. I learned some time ago that just that particular note is lacking a 'Sender' and is therefore treated here as spam. I can't prove it's the same issue with the IBM.COM confirmation, but it smells familiar.

Anyone else having issues?

.
.
J.O.Skip Robinson
Southern California Edison Company
Electric Dragon Team Paddler
SHARE MVS Program Co-Manager
323-715-0595 Mobile
626-543-6132 Office <===== NEW
***@sce.com<mailto:***@sce.com>


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Jesse 1 Robinson
2018-01-09 22:13:11 UTC
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This is not my arena, but one cyber guy here has said that our email system fends off hundreds, thousands of spam/suspect emails a day. Would you really want to get notified for every one if 99.99% were really trash?

The solution I want is to diagnose the fate of a single note that I know I should receive but don't. In the case of the missing IBM verification, no one has been able to do that. ;-(

.
.
J.O.Skip Robinson
Southern California Edison Company
Electric Dragon Team Paddler
SHARE MVS Program Co-Manager
323-715-0595 Mobile
626-543-6132 Office ⇐=== NEW
***@sce.com


-----Original Message-----
From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-***@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of Seymour J Metz
Sent: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 12:22 PM
To: IBM-***@LISTSERV.UA.EDU
Subject: (External):Re: Changing password on IBM Link

Filtering is like a lot of things; it's wonderful when down right, and a nightmare when done wrong. Silently dropping e-mail, or moving it to a spam folder, is just plain wrong. The proper way to do filtering is to detect an issue during the SMPT transaction and to send an appropriate message, with appropriate code and sub-code, so that legitimate senders know that they are not getting through and why.

Also, of course, any reasonable e-mail client or relay will report the error response upstream, not just ignore it. Alas, there's a lot of broken e-mail software out there.


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Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz
http://mason.gmu.edu/~smetz3

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Sent: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 8:02 AM
To: IBM-***@listserv.ua.edu
Subject: Re: Changing password on IBM Link

I'm not saying it is the same problem that you are getting but we have the problem of not receiving certain emails from the PMR registration process.
They never get through from anyone (although someone once said they tried 50 times and eventually one got through).

This first raised its head sending from my personal email address to my company email address. When I cornered a Microsoft Exchange guy here he did some checking and said it was being rejected because the email was coming from an origin IP address that was not registered. They had recently added checking to their email system and these failed the check. So, for example, if the email comes from ***@foo.bar then the IP addresses of all the foo.bar email servers have to be registered under the foo.bar name. This is done in the public facing DNS by the owner of the foo.bar domain. I had to go to my personal DNS entry and add the appropriate entry. Since then my emails have got through fine. Fortunately my ISP had a webpage explaining how to add this because it was all new to me.

More and more email systems are apparently checking this DNS entry is correct to prevent spoofing. It stops me sending an email pretending to be from ***@microsoft.com (for example) as that would originate in my ISP's email server which is not an IP address registered by the owners of microsoft.com. I think I can live with that restriction.

If you've never heard of it then read up about SPF (Sender Policy Framework) in Wikipedia.

I have no idea who to contact in IBM to check their end. I tried sending some emails (haha) to no avail. We still have problems.

I tried sending a password reset email from 'Service Request' to my company email 15 minutes ago and it never got through so the problem still appears to exist.

Windows NSLOOKUP (maybe others) will show you the SPF settings for US.IBM.COM (or any other domain).

When I checked just now US.IBM.COM has the following specified:
"v=spf1 ip4:148.163.158.5 ip4:148.163.156.1 a:d25xlcore010.ca.ibm.com a:isource.boulder.ibm.com a:y01exnat001.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:y01acxsmtp001.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:y01acxsmtp002.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:g01zcdsmtp002.ahe.pok.ibm.com ip4:129.33.239.88"

I'm still working on our problem trying to find the correct people to resolve it. At this stage I can confidently say it's either us or IBM!!

However, I can say that I just checked the last PMR update email (header) that got through and it came from srdonotreply @ us.ibm.com from IP
148.163.158.5 which is in their list above. Also I sent a password reset to my personal email address and it said it came from ibmacct @ us.ibm.com from IP 167.89.77.139 which is not in their list. I guess my ISP doesn't check (yet). It appears they might outsource this password service hence the problem lies there as that IP address is someone called sendgrid.net.

I will keep digging but it is low priority.

Anyway, I would advise checking with whoever looks after your email system and ask them to check in their logs as to why the email is being rejected.
It might be as above or it might be something else.

Regards,
Alan Watthey

-----Original Message-----
From: Jesse 1 Robinson [mailto:***@SCE.COM]
Sent: 09 January 2018 1:45 am
Subject: Changing password on IBM Link

I need to change my password on IBM Link. After 20 years managing the same userid, I find that there is now a new confirmation process that did not exist a few months ago. I am sent an email to verify my email address.
Unfortunately that email never reaches my Inbox. I've tried over and over; it never shows up. A problem ticket with my email folks has not resolved the issue.

It's reminiscent of an old problem with IBM Main, where the confirmation email for a new subscription also does not show up. I learned some time ago that just that particular note is lacking a 'Sender' and is therefore treated here as spam. I can't prove it's the same issue with the IBM.COM confirmation, but it smells familiar.

Anyone else having issues?

.
.
J.O.Skip Robinson
Southern California Edison Company
Electric Dragon Team Paddler
SHARE MVS Program Co-Manager
323-715-0595 Mobile
626-543-6132 Office <===== NEW
***@sce.com<mailto:***@sce.com>


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Seymour J Metz
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Please reread my message; I don't want to be notified that mail sent to me has bounced, I want the sender to be notified. I want to be notified if mail that *I* sent has bounced.

The person responsible for finding why an e-mail didn't get through is the person that sent it, but that's possible only if the receiving e-mail server sends a proper 5xx response and any relays involved handle it correctly.


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http://mason.gmu.edu/~smetz3

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From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List <IBM-***@listserv.ua.edu> on behalf of Jesse 1 Robinson <***@SCE.COM>
Sent: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 5:14 PM
To: IBM-***@listserv.ua.edu
Subject: Re: Changing password on IBM Link

This is not my arena, but one cyber guy here has said that our email system fends off hundreds, thousands of spam/suspect emails a day. Would you really want to get notified for every one if 99.99% were really trash?

The solution I want is to diagnose the fate of a single note that I know I should receive but don't. In the case of the missing IBM verification, no one has been able to do that. ;-(

.
.
J.O.Skip Robinson
Southern California Edison Company
Electric Dragon Team Paddler
SHARE MVS Program Co-Manager
323-715-0595 Mobile
626-543-6132 Office ⇐=== NEW
***@sce.com


-----Original Message-----
From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-***@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of Seymour J Metz
Sent: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 12:22 PM
To: IBM-***@LISTSERV.UA.EDU
Subject: (External):Re: Changing password on IBM Link

Filtering is like a lot of things; it's wonderful when down right, and a nightmare when done wrong. Silently dropping e-mail, or moving it to a spam folder, is just plain wrong. The proper way to do filtering is to detect an issue during the SMPT transaction and to send an appropriate message, with appropriate code and sub-code, so that legitimate senders know that they are not getting through and why.

Also, of course, any reasonable e-mail client or relay will report the error response upstream, not just ignore it. Alas, there's a lot of broken e-mail software out there.


--
Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz
http://mason.gmu.edu/~smetz3

________________________________________
From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List <IBM-***@listserv.ua.edu> on behalf of Alan(GMAIL)Watthey <***@GMAIL.COM>
Sent: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 8:02 AM
To: IBM-***@listserv.ua.edu
Subject: Re: Changing password on IBM Link

I'm not saying it is the same problem that you are getting but we have the problem of not receiving certain emails from the PMR registration process.
They never get through from anyone (although someone once said they tried 50 times and eventually one got through).

This first raised its head sending from my personal email address to my company email address. When I cornered a Microsoft Exchange guy here he did some checking and said it was being rejected because the email was coming from an origin IP address that was not registered. They had recently added checking to their email system and these failed the check. So, for example, if the email comes from ***@foo.bar then the IP addresses of all the foo.bar email servers have to be registered under the foo.bar name. This is done in the public facing DNS by the owner of the foo.bar domain. I had to go to my personal DNS entry and add the appropriate entry. Since then my emails have got through fine. Fortunately my ISP had a webpage explaining how to add this because it was all new to me.

More and more email systems are apparently checking this DNS entry is correct to prevent spoofing. It stops me sending an email pretending to be from ***@microsoft.com (for example) as that would originate in my ISP's email server which is not an IP address registered by the owners of microsoft.com. I think I can live with that restriction.

If you've never heard of it then read up about SPF (Sender Policy Framework) in Wikipedia.

I have no idea who to contact in IBM to check their end. I tried sending some emails (haha) to no avail. We still have problems.

I tried sending a password reset email from 'Service Request' to my company email 15 minutes ago and it never got through so the problem still appears to exist.

Windows NSLOOKUP (maybe others) will show you the SPF settings for US.IBM.COM (or any other domain).

When I checked just now US.IBM.COM has the following specified:
"v=spf1 ip4:148.163.158.5 ip4:148.163.156.1 a:d25xlcore010.ca.ibm.com a:isource.boulder.ibm.com a:y01exnat001.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:y01acxsmtp001.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:y01acxsmtp002.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:g01zcdsmtp002.ahe.pok.ibm.com ip4:129.33.239.88"

I'm still working on our problem trying to find the correct people to resolve it. At this stage I can confidently say it's either us or IBM!!

However, I can say that I just checked the last PMR update email (header) that got through and it came from srdonotreply @ us.ibm.com from IP
148.163.158.5 which is in their list above. Also I sent a password reset to my personal email address and it said it came from ibmacct @ us.ibm.com from IP 167.89.77.139 which is not in their list. I guess my ISP doesn't check (yet). It appears they might outsource this password service hence the problem lies there as that IP address is someone called sendgrid.net.

I will keep digging but it is low priority.

Anyway, I would advise checking with whoever looks after your email system and ask them to check in their logs as to why the email is being rejected.
It might be as above or it might be something else.

Regards,
Alan Watthey

-----Original Message-----
From: Jesse 1 Robinson [mailto:***@SCE.COM]
Sent: 09 January 2018 1:45 am
Subject: Changing password on IBM Link

I need to change my password on IBM Link. After 20 years managing the same userid, I find that there is now a new confirmation process that did not exist a few months ago. I am sent an email to verify my email address.
Unfortunately that email never reaches my Inbox. I've tried over and over; it never shows up. A problem ticket with my email folks has not resolved the issue.

It's reminiscent of an old problem with IBM Main, where the confirmation email for a new subscription also does not show up. I learned some time ago that just that particular note is lacking a 'Sender' and is therefore treated here as spam. I can't prove it's the same issue with the IBM.COM confirmation, but it smells familiar.

Anyone else having issues?

.
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J.O.Skip Robinson
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And most computer generated emails have a reply to address that does
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Please reread my message; I don't want to be notified that mail sent to me has bounced, I want the sender to be notified. I want to be notified if mail that *I* sent has bounced.
The person responsible for finding why an e-mail didn't get through is the person that sent it, but that's possible only if the receiving e-mail server sends a proper 5xx response and any relays involved handle it correctly.
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Sent: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 5:14 PM
Subject: Re: Changing password on IBM Link
This is not my arena, but one cyber guy here has said that our email system fends off hundreds, thousands of spam/suspect emails a day. Would you really want to get notified for every one if 99.99% were really trash?
The solution I want is to diagnose the fate of a single note that I know I should receive but don't. In the case of the missing IBM verification, no one has been able to do that. ;-(
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Filtering is like a lot of things; it's wonderful when down right, and a nightmare when done wrong. Silently dropping e-mail, or moving it to a spam folder, is just plain wrong. The proper way to do filtering is to detect an issue during the SMPT transaction and to send an appropriate message, with appropriate code and sub-code, so that legitimate senders know that they are not getting through and why.
Also, of course, any reasonable e-mail client or relay will report the error response upstream, not just ignore it. Alas, there's a lot of broken e-mail software out there.
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Subject: Re: Changing password on IBM Link
I'm not saying it is the same problem that you are getting but we have the problem of not receiving certain emails from the PMR registration process.
They never get through from anyone (although someone once said they tried 50 times and eventually one got through).
If you've never heard of it then read up about SPF (Sender Policy Framework) in Wikipedia.
I have no idea who to contact in IBM to check their end. I tried sending some emails (haha) to no avail. We still have problems.
I tried sending a password reset email from 'Service Request' to my company email 15 minutes ago and it never got through so the problem still appears to exist.
Windows NSLOOKUP (maybe others) will show you the SPF settings for US.IBM.COM (or any other domain).
"v=spf1 ip4:148.163.158.5 ip4:148.163.156.1 a:d25xlcore010.ca.ibm.com a:isource.boulder.ibm.com a:y01exnat001.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:y01acxsmtp001.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:y01acxsmtp002.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:g01zcdsmtp002.ahe.pok.ibm.com ip4:129.33.239.88"
I'm still working on our problem trying to find the correct people to resolve it. At this stage I can confidently say it's either us or IBM!!
I will keep digging but it is low priority.
Anyway, I would advise checking with whoever looks after your email system and ask them to check in their logs as to why the email is being rejected.
It might be as above or it might be something else.
Regards,
Alan Watthey
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Sent: 09 January 2018 1:45 am
Subject: Changing password on IBM Link
I need to change my password on IBM Link. After 20 years managing the same userid, I find that there is now a new confirmation process that did not exist a few months ago. I am sent an email to verify my email address.
Unfortunately that email never reaches my Inbox. I've tried over and over; it never shows up. A problem ticket with my email folks has not resolved the issue.
It's reminiscent of an old problem with IBM Main, where the confirmation email for a new subscription also does not show up. I learned some time ago that just that particular note is lacking a 'Sender' and is therefore treated here as spam. I can't prove it's the same issue with the IBM.COM confirmation, but it smells familiar.
Anyone else having issues?
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How is the reply-to address relevant? Please read <https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5321>.


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And most computer generated emails have a reply to address that does
Post by Seymour J Metz
Please reread my message; I don't want to be notified that mail sent to me has bounced, I want the sender to be notified. I want to be notified if mail that *I* sent has bounced.
The person responsible for finding why an e-mail didn't get through is the person that sent it, but that's possible only if the receiving e-mail server sends a proper 5xx response and any relays involved handle it correctly.
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Sent: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 5:14 PM
Subject: Re: Changing password on IBM Link
This is not my arena, but one cyber guy here has said that our email system fends off hundreds, thousands of spam/suspect emails a day. Would you really want to get notified for every one if 99.99% were really trash?
The solution I want is to diagnose the fate of a single note that I know I should receive but don't. In the case of the missing IBM verification, no one has been able to do that. ;-(
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Sent: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 12:22 PM
Subject: (External):Re: Changing password on IBM Link
Filtering is like a lot of things; it's wonderful when down right, and a nightmare when done wrong. Silently dropping e-mail, or moving it to a spam folder, is just plain wrong. The proper way to do filtering is to detect an issue during the SMPT transaction and to send an appropriate message, with appropriate code and sub-code, so that legitimate senders know that they are not getting through and why.
Also, of course, any reasonable e-mail client or relay will report the error response upstream, not just ignore it. Alas, there's a lot of broken e-mail software out there.
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http://mason.gmu.edu/~smetz3
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Sent: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 8:02 AM
Subject: Re: Changing password on IBM Link
I'm not saying it is the same problem that you are getting but we have the problem of not receiving certain emails from the PMR registration process.
They never get through from anyone (although someone once said they tried 50 times and eventually one got through).
If you've never heard of it then read up about SPF (Sender Policy Framework) in Wikipedia.
I have no idea who to contact in IBM to check their end. I tried sending some emails (haha) to no avail. We still have problems.
I tried sending a password reset email from 'Service Request' to my company email 15 minutes ago and it never got through so the problem still appears to exist.
Windows NSLOOKUP (maybe others) will show you the SPF settings for US.IBM.COM (or any other domain).
"v=spf1 ip4:148.163.158.5 ip4:148.163.156.1 a:d25xlcore010.ca.ibm.com a:isource.boulder.ibm.com a:y01exnat001.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:y01acxsmtp001.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:y01acxsmtp002.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:g01zcdsmtp002.ahe.pok.ibm.com ip4:129.33.239.88"
I'm still working on our problem trying to find the correct people to resolve it. At this stage I can confidently say it's either us or IBM!!
I will keep digging but it is low priority.
Anyway, I would advise checking with whoever looks after your email system and ask them to check in their logs as to why the email is being rejected.
It might be as above or it might be something else.
Regards,
Alan Watthey
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Sent: 09 January 2018 1:45 am
Subject: Changing password on IBM Link
I need to change my password on IBM Link. After 20 years managing the same userid, I find that there is now a new confirmation process that did not exist a few months ago. I am sent an email to verify my email address.
Unfortunately that email never reaches my Inbox. I've tried over and over; it never shows up. A problem ticket with my email folks has not resolved the issue.
It's reminiscent of an old problem with IBM Main, where the confirmation email for a new subscription also does not show up. I learned some time ago that just that particular note is lacking a 'Sender' and is therefore treated here as spam. I can't prove it's the same issue with the IBM.COM confirmation, but it smells familiar.
Anyone else having issues?
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Jesse,

I fear you may not be looking at the correct DNS record. This looks like the 'A' record (the default for nslookup) and you need to look at the 'TXT' record. The 'A' record has nothing to do with the origin IP address of an email. The 'A' record is the IP address they want you to contact them on.

The commands you need are as follows:
nslookup
set type=txt
us.ibm.com

Others have mentioned the sender being notified of the rejection. Error notifications would go back to the RFC 821 MAIL FROM header specification which may not be set to accept them (I can only see the RFC 822 headers). However, I'm pretty sure the SMTP conversation will show up the failure but someone actually has to be looking out for those errors. It would be mixed in with timeouts, retries, destination errors and loads of other things going wrong so perhaps difficult to spot manually anyway.

Your link is fine for resetting a password you remember but a forgotten password needs the email link. Just don't forget your password I guess.

Regards,
Alan Watthey

-----Original Message-----
From: Jesse 1 Robinson [mailto:***@SCE.COM]
Sent: 09 January 2018 9:02 pm
Subject: Re: Changing password on IBM Link

I got an off-list pointer to this address: https://www.ibm.com/account/profile/us?page=signinview

It allowed me to change my password without an intervening verification email. As such, it worked for this purpose but might disappear without notice.

In response to the password change, I got a confirmation email from ***@us.ibm.com, which reached my Inbox with no problem. It certainly looks like the same id/domain that the verification email comes from, which leads me back to the idea of a difference in the note construction itself.

BTW NSLOOKUP here (sce.com) for us.ibm.com shows 172.28.128.15 . I get lots of email from us.ibm.com. AFAIK the password verification email is the only one that fails to reach my Inbox.

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Sent: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 5:02 AM
To: IBM-***@LISTSERV.UA.EDU
Subject: (External):Re: Changing password on IBM Link

I'm not saying it is the same problem that you are getting but we have the problem of not receiving certain emails from the PMR registration process.
They never get through from anyone (although someone once said they tried 50 times and eventually one got through).

This first raised its head sending from my personal email address to my company email address. When I cornered a Microsoft Exchange guy here he did some checking and said it was being rejected because the email was coming from an origin IP address that was not registered. They had recently added checking to their email system and these failed the check. So, for example, if the email comes from ***@foo.bar then the IP addresses of all the foo.bar email servers have to be registered under the foo.bar name. This is done in the public facing DNS by the owner of the foo.bar domain. I had to go to my personal DNS entry and add the appropriate entry. Since then my emails have got through fine. Fortunately my ISP had a webpage explaining how to add this because it was all new to me.

More and more email systems are apparently checking this DNS entry is correct to prevent spoofing. It stops me sending an email pretending to be from ***@microsoft.com (for example) as that would originate in my ISP's email server which is not an IP address registered by the owners of microsoft.com. I think I can live with that restriction.

If you've never heard of it then read up about SPF (Sender Policy Framework) in Wikipedia.

I have no idea who to contact in IBM to check their end. I tried sending some emails (haha) to no avail. We still have problems.

I tried sending a password reset email from 'Service Request' to my company email 15 minutes ago and it never got through so the problem still appears to exist.

Windows NSLOOKUP (maybe others) will show you the SPF settings for US.IBM.COM (or any other domain).

When I checked just now US.IBM.COM has the following specified:
"v=spf1 ip4:148.163.158.5 ip4:148.163.156.1 a:d25xlcore010.ca.ibm.com a:isource.boulder.ibm.com a:y01exnat001.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:y01acxsmtp001.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:y01acxsmtp002.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:g01zcdsmtp002.ahe.pok.ibm.com ip4:129.33.239.88"

I'm still working on our problem trying to find the correct people to resolve it. At this stage I can confidently say it's either us or IBM!!

However, I can say that I just checked the last PMR update email (header) that got through and it came from srdonotreply @ us.ibm.com from IP
148.163.158.5 which is in their list above. Also I sent a password reset to my personal email address and it said it came from ibmacct @ us.ibm.com from IP 167.89.77.139 which is not in their list. I guess my ISP doesn't check (yet). It appears they might outsource this password service hence the problem lies there as that IP address is someone called sendgrid.net.

I will keep digging but it is low priority.

Anyway, I would advise checking with whoever looks after your email system and ask them to check in their logs as to why the email is being rejected.
It might be as above or it might be something else.

Regards,
Alan Watthey

-----Original Message-----
From: Jesse 1 Robinson [mailto:***@SCE.COM]
Sent: 09 January 2018 1:45 am
Subject: Changing password on IBM Link

I need to change my password on IBM Link. After 20 years managing the same userid, I find that there is now a new confirmation process that did not exist a few months ago. I am sent an email to verify my email address.
Unfortunately that email never reaches my Inbox. I've tried over and over; it never shows up. A problem ticket with my email folks has not resolved the issue.

It's reminiscent of an old problem with IBM Main, where the confirmation email for a new subscription also does not show up. I learned some time ago that just that particular note is lacking a 'Sender' and is therefore treated here as spam. I can't prove it's the same issue with the IBM.COM confirmation, but it smells familiar.

Anyone else having issues?

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The correct lookup for sending an e-mail is to first look for an MX record and only to look at the A records if there is no valid MX record.

BTW, WRT nslookup, "Many people nowadays like" dig "instead." Either will work.

RFC 822 is one of the older RFCs; even RFC 2822 is pretty long in the tooth. RFC has been the current specification of the body syntax for years, with RFC 5321 replacing 2821 and 821 for SMTP. RFC 5321 error codes with RFC 3463 extended error codes could be sent for any of the SMTP commands, including DATA, EHLO, HELO, MAIL, and RCPT.

If the sending software is following the rules, then it will pass the error notification on. If it doesn't, then it is broken and the responsibility is then on the admin of the broken sending site.


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Jesse,

I fear you may not be looking at the correct DNS record. This looks like the 'A' record (the default for nslookup) and you need to look at the 'TXT' record. The 'A' record has nothing to do with the origin IP address of an email. The 'A' record is the IP address they want you to contact them on.

The commands you need are as follows:
nslookup
set type=txt
us.ibm.com

Others have mentioned the sender being notified of the rejection. Error notifications would go back to the RFC 821 MAIL FROM header specification which may not be set to accept them (I can only see the RFC 822 headers). However, I'm pretty sure the SMTP conversation will show up the failure but someone actually has to be looking out for those errors. It would be mixed in with timeouts, retries, destination errors and loads of other things going wrong so perhaps difficult to spot manually anyway.

Your link is fine for resetting a password you remember but a forgotten password needs the email link. Just don't forget your password I guess.

Regards,
Alan Watthey

-----Original Message-----
From: Jesse 1 Robinson [mailto:***@SCE.COM]
Sent: 09 January 2018 9:02 pm
Subject: Re: Changing password on IBM Link

I got an off-list pointer to this address: https://secure-web.cisco.com/1176m3k1dhhTwan40Ic55x-ZjewO5XQE-bUXdrUNp3AJXnW-KUOdM_y5vRUSUPFzZXBnvQdDBs4XZRFDWKKiKYO66jDCgFHiBAEIGQkw6embfZ89pf1RRR09cuDVi6jntcHFFbR4cPmnYzpfIPy_6tGPgSehFNDNE6E_78VGzC5_NODXEAZ9ZP7WCRrmq8I00DxvX3MUPDL4sFo0OCK7QfojB-MoG2pg3StNkw-1lDQ664YSc3quTyyfDnNcKxLNV2XNtWEmp254rpx4C1_H9KLD4aWN_QVO62E-mPkYgjnu21R0YSmQicwxnUCBdJQGLoR1Z3NHrqQI0SHhRT1TkUnfQE_lcq5DJHsV6TEynsL8zMOgNqr420ua1k0vrbdr-xKk14vTOX5Dv1WeAnJU5B6zXc3YmraX309HoThHibOkJHPj6Zy6pPTJLrVSeZn2W/https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ibm.com%2Faccount%2Fprofile%2Fus%3Fpage%3Dsigninview

It allowed me to change my password without an intervening verification email. As such, it worked for this purpose but might disappear without notice.

In response to the password change, I got a confirmation email from ***@us.ibm.com, which reached my Inbox with no problem. It certainly looks like the same id/domain that the verification email comes from, which leads me back to the idea of a difference in the note construction itself.

BTW NSLOOKUP here (sce.com) for us.ibm.com shows 172.28.128.15 . I get lots of email from us.ibm.com. AFAIK the password verification email is the only one that fails to reach my Inbox.

.
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J.O.Skip Robinson
Southern California Edison Company
Electric Dragon Team Paddler
SHARE MVS Program Co-Manager
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Sent: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 5:02 AM
To: IBM-***@LISTSERV.UA.EDU
Subject: (External):Re: Changing password on IBM Link

I'm not saying it is the same problem that you are getting but we have the problem of not receiving certain emails from the PMR registration process.
They never get through from anyone (although someone once said they tried 50 times and eventually one got through).

This first raised its head sending from my personal email address to my company email address. When I cornered a Microsoft Exchange guy here he did some checking and said it was being rejected because the email was coming from an origin IP address that was not registered. They had recently added checking to their email system and these failed the check. So, for example, if the email comes from ***@foo.bar then the IP addresses of all the foo.bar email servers have to be registered under the foo.bar name. This is done in the public facing DNS by the owner of the foo.bar domain. I had to go to my personal DNS entry and add the appropriate entry. Since then my emails have got through fine. Fortunately my ISP had a webpage explaining how to add this because it was all new to me.

More and more email systems are apparently checking this DNS entry is correct to prevent spoofing. It stops me sending an email pretending to be from ***@microsoft.com (for example) as that would originate in my ISP's email server which is not an IP address registered by the owners of microsoft.com. I think I can live with that restriction.

If you've never heard of it then read up about SPF (Sender Policy Framework) in Wikipedia.

I have no idea who to contact in IBM to check their end. I tried sending some emails (haha) to no avail. We still have problems.

I tried sending a password reset email from 'Service Request' to my company email 15 minutes ago and it never got through so the problem still appears to exist.

Windows NSLOOKUP (maybe others) will show you the SPF settings for US.IBM.COM (or any other domain).

When I checked just now US.IBM.COM has the following specified:
"v=spf1 ip4:148.163.158.5 ip4:148.163.156.1 a:d25xlcore010.ca.ibm.com a:isource.boulder.ibm.com a:y01exnat001.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:y01acxsmtp001.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:y01acxsmtp002.ahe.pok.ibm.com a:g01zcdsmtp002.ahe.pok.ibm.com ip4:129.33.239.88"

I'm still working on our problem trying to find the correct people to resolve it. At this stage I can confidently say it's either us or IBM!!

However, I can say that I just checked the last PMR update email (header) that got through and it came from srdonotreply @ us.ibm.com from IP
148.163.158.5 which is in their list above. Also I sent a password reset to my personal email address and it said it came from ibmacct @ us.ibm.com from IP 167.89.77.139 which is not in their list. I guess my ISP doesn't check (yet). It appears they might outsource this password service hence the problem lies there as that IP address is someone called sendgrid.net.

I will keep digging but it is low priority.

Anyway, I would advise checking with whoever looks after your email system and ask them to check in their logs as to why the email is being rejected.
It might be as above or it might be something else.

Regards,
Alan Watthey

-----Original Message-----
From: Jesse 1 Robinson [mailto:***@SCE.COM]
Sent: 09 January 2018 1:45 am
Subject: Changing password on IBM Link

I need to change my password on IBM Link. After 20 years managing the same userid, I find that there is now a new confirmation process that did not exist a few months ago. I am sent an email to verify my email address.
Unfortunately that email never reaches my Inbox. I've tried over and over; it never shows up. A problem ticket with my email folks has not resolved the issue.

It's reminiscent of an old problem with IBM Main, where the confirmation email for a new subscription also does not show up. I learned some time ago that just that particular note is lacking a 'Sender' and is therefore treated here as spam. I can't prove it's the same issue with the IBM.COM confirmation, but it smells familiar.

Anyone else having issues?

.
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Southern California Edison Company
Electric Dragon Team Paddler
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one cyber guy here has said that our email system fends off hundreds, thousands of spam/suspect emails a day.
Including an unknown number that it seems to do incorrectly.
Post by Jesse 1 Robinson
99.99% were really trash?
Is that a made up statistic?
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