And in the other post:
DH_Elle S, or anyone else who can, could you please explain this:
My site, www.whitneyzone.com, is a non-profit running a forum like this one, but using UBB Threads software. It needs to send out an email verification notice when new users register. For several months now, hotmail, yahoo, AOL, and some others have been blocking those notices. When I receive the notice about the blocked email, some of those outfits report the IP address from which the email is sent. I have seen these:
Yet my site runs on fir: 126.96.36.199 -- apache2-bongo.fir.dreamhost.com
So WHY doesn't the email get sent out from THAT IP? Why is my email being sent from the same IP address as one DreamHost provides for spammers?
I have stopped opening support tickets on this because the reply I get each time is a note saying "Thank you, your issue has been sent to someone researching the problem." I never hear back, and the email continues to be blocked.
My site is a small non-profit, we don't have the resources to move to a VPS or to modify the software so it uses some other emailing setup. My site is NOT a bulk emailer in any sense of the term, but critical emails are being blocked. You wrote, "[color=#0000CD][i]our web hosting and cloud services are our main focus, and if our email services fail yours[/i][/color]..." ...we're out of luck??? What sort of answer is THAT?