[Zope] Zope.org fading away ..

Tres Seaver tseaver at palladion.com
Tue Mar 11 22:12:50 CET 2014

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On 03/11/2014 01:39 AM, Jean Jordaan wrote:

> I've been unsubscribed from the Zope mailing lists due to "excessive
> bounces". So for some reason despite my clicking "ignore, I trust this
> message" 100s of times, gmail doesn't like the mails zope.org sends.

Some mail appears to be coming from a host (hetzner04.zopefoundation.org)
which is not one of our MX hosts:

 $ dig -t MX zope.org
 zope.org.		600	IN	MX	0 mail.zope.org.
 zope.org.		600	IN	MX	5 mail2.zope.org.

Our SPF record says that mail should only be coming from them, so Google
is bouncing those messages.  We need either to fix it so that mail comes
from the 'mail.zope.org' IP, or else add the other host to our MX list.

> When I try to visit the mailing list web interface, Firefox is
> stopped in its tracks by "Secure Connection Failed An error occurred
> during a connection to mail.zope.org. The OCSP server has no status
> for the certificate. (Error code: sec_error_ocsp_unknown_cert)"

There are two problems with HTTPS on mail.zope.org:  our own certificate
is expired, and the issuer (StartCom) has an intermediate certificate
which expired even longer ago:


> When I try to use the "Kontakt" (sic) form at http://zope.org/, it 
> pops up an empty div: "<div class="pb-ajax"><div></div></div>".

Ugh, I don't recall now where the software lives for that.  CC'ing the
infrastructure list to verify.

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