Mailing List Message #14823
From: Warren Michelsen <>
Subject: Re: -39 Errors
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2004 09:44:33 -0700
To: SIMS Discussions <>
At 9:28 AM -0500 11/29/04, Bill Cole issued a series of ones and zeros which decoded as:
>At 12:42 AM -0700 11/25/04, Warren Michelsen  imposed structure on a stream of electrons, yielding:
>>I'm seeing -39 errors in the SMTP monitor of CommuniGator.
>>Is SIMS having a problem with one of its temp files?
>Maybe, but it is also possible that this is just someone dropping a connection in a rushed manner. -39 is an 'end of file' error and SIMS can kick that out for a mangled temp file or for an abnormal session close.

Since posting this, I've been watching more and have noticed that it is associated with RBL lookups that come back positive. That is, if the host in question is blacklisted, the -39 error shows up.

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