Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

gzt



4504 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 223

Subscriber

Topic # 111468 4-Nov-2012 15:15 Send private message

Created a topic earlier today. The topic has one reply so far. I did not get an email notification for that reply. Not in spam folder or anywhere as far as I can make out.

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=97&topicid=111463

This is the first topic I have created since the introduction of set answer functionality.

Create new topic
BDFL
49736 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4521

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 711779 4-Nov-2012 15:16 Send private message

What about this one?




BDFL
49736 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4521

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 711781 4-Nov-2012 15:19 Send private message

Got a message for this one?




gzt



4504 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 223

Subscriber

  Reply # 711785 4-Nov-2012 15:22 Send private message

Yes, got those.

BDFL
49736 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4521

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 711786 4-Nov-2012 15:23 Send private message

Emails are flowing and there's no transmission error to your custom domain. The other thread is marked for notification. There must be something else in the Intertubes that caused this.




BDFL
49736 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4521

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 711789 4-Nov-2012 15:26 Send private message

Actually... Here it is:

"Message delivery to the host '74.125.25.[removed]' failed while delivering to the remote domain 'trans[removed].com' for the following reason: The remote server did not respond to a connection attempt."

"Message delivery to the host '173.194.79.[removed]' failed while delivering to the remote domain 'trans[removed].com' for the following reason: The connection was dropped by the remote host."




gzt



4504 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 223

Subscriber

  Reply # 711793 4-Nov-2012 15:29 Send private message

Gosh. Wonder how often that happens? Hosted by Google/Google Apps btw.

7240 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 403


  Reply # 711794 4-Nov-2012 15:32 Send private message

gzt: Gosh. Wonder how often that happens? Hosted by Google/Google Apps btw.


Free or paid? Sometimes I don't receive email to my free one for no reason at all, but I don't use it to host a business email account, so not really a problem.

gzt



4504 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 223

Subscriber

  Reply # 711809 4-Nov-2012 16:13 Send private message

Free at present but I'm not convinced paid will make a difference in this case or any case.

Googling around for news - Google had 6 minutes of reduced Apps service affecting 10% of users on Wednesday recorded on status page and in the past there have been similar small outages now and then.

Mail disruption anywhere is not uncommon. Most mail servers seem to be configured for retry several times over a defined period (4 hours not unusual) to complete the delivery. I'm not sure to what extent a small outage or problem in the tubes is an issue for any normal email mail delivery.

My guess is geekzone notification mail is on a once only best attempt basis.

BDFL
49736 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4521

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 711810 4-Nov-2012 16:14 Send private message

Just look at the logs - tried to two different addresses.




gzt



4504 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 223

Subscriber

  Reply # 711816 4-Nov-2012 16:24 Send private message

Over a short period and no significant delayed retry.

I'm not complaining - I expect a lot of non-critical website notification type stuff is set up like this.

I initially thought it might be something more serious.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Windows 10 announced, as well as developer preview
Created by macuser, last reply by Regs on 1-Oct-2014 22:24 (48 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Moment of Truth?
Created by BarTender, last reply by JimmyC on 29-Sep-2014 09:16 (441 replies)
Pages... 28 29 30


Can i have 2 ISP's at home?
Created by ReckITT, last reply by Lazarui on 30-Sep-2014 18:15 (49 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Why is your nickname what it is, what are the origins of it?
Created by Presso, last reply by hsvhel on 1-Oct-2014 11:52 (89 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


What time will the Apple Store online be selling the iPhone 6?
Created by scotiwis, last reply by thewanderingv on 1-Oct-2014 22:49 (110 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


iPhone 6 From Spark - Order Dates and Pricing?
Created by Otagolad, last reply by mahdibassam on 1-Oct-2014 17:03 (348 replies)
Pages... 22 23 24


Easiest way to have iPhone warranty service
Created by JoshWright, last reply by nitrotech on 30-Sep-2014 21:37 (15 replies)

Passwords and pesky teenagers
Created by martyyn, last reply by raytaylor on 1-Oct-2014 23:34 (27 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.