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From "Rob Weir (Created) (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Created] (INFRA-4506) Customized bounce notification for openoffice.org domain
Date Wed, 29 Feb 2012 19:59:57 GMT
Customized bounce notification for openoffice.org domain
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                 Key: INFRA-4506
                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-4506
             Project: Infrastructure
          Issue Type: Task
      Security Level: public (Regular issues)
          Components: Mail (qmail)
            Reporter: Rob Weir
            Priority: Critical


The legacy OpenOffice.org project had an email forwarding service.  Similar to what we do
with Apache, project volunteers were given openffice.org email addresses which would forward
to their real addresses.    Based on previous ASF Board discussions, we will not be migrating
this forwarding service to Apache.  And oracle is telling us that they will be shutting down
the legacy forwarding service after March 15th.  At the same time the legacy mailing lists
will be shutdown.  These also have openoffice.org email addresses.

What we're hoping can be done is something like the following:

1) On or soon after March 15th, we update MX DNS records for openoffice.org so such traffic
gets routed to Apache rather than Oracle

2)  We bounce back all such openoffice.org emails received

3) This is the key part.  We don't want just a generic bounce error message.  We want to bounce
back with a custom response, one where we can explain the shutdown and direct the user to
a project webpage where we can give a directory of where the new addresses are.  So legacy
security list would map to the new ooo-security list, etc.  We just want to give the link
to the mappings.  We don't want to automate the forwarding due to the large amount of spam
the legacy lists receive.

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