Mail delays

Just had several e-mails turn up, many days after they were sent. As far as I can tell the problem is at Vodafone/Ihug. I have posted the headers below, so those more proficient can confirm where the problem is. Has anyone else experienced such problems?

Return-path: xxxxxx
Received: from ( []
by with esmtp
(Exim 4.60 #1 (Debian); Ihug conf #216)
id 1OkrVg-0008UB-RX; Mon, 16 Aug 2010 16:41:20 +1200

X-IronPort-Anti-Spam-Result: AmwNAP5daEzKCA0k/2dsb2JhbAB0UJE6hRUViBhxuQ6FOwSMSw
X-IronPort-AV: E=Sophos;i=”4.55,374,1278244800″;
Received: from ([])
by with ESMTP; 06 Aug 2010 08:40:50 +1200
Received: from (Not Verified[]) by with MailMarshal (v6,5,4,7535)
id <B4c5b21d80000>; Fri, 06 Aug 2010 08:40:56 +1200
Received: from (Not Verified[]) by with MailMarshal (v5.5.7.1596)
id <B000f470ec>; Fri, 06 Aug 2010 08:24:02 +1200
Received: from ([]) by with Microsoft SMTPSVC(6.0.3790.4675);
Fri, 6 Aug 2010 08:40:50 +1200
X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft Exchange V6.5
MIME-Version: 1.0
Subject: xxxxx
Date: Fri, 6 Aug 2010 08:40:49 +1200
Message-ID: xxxxx
In-Reply-To: xxxxxx
From: xxxxxx
To: “Dave Farrar” <>,
X-OriginalArrivalTime: 05 Aug 2010 20:40:50.0432 (UTC) FILETIME=[7D926000:01CB34DE]
Content-class: urn:content-classes:message
Content-Type: multipart/related;
X-Brightmail-Tracker: AAAAAQAAAlk=

To me it looks like a Vodafone server got the e-mail on the 6th of August and didn’t pass it on to the Ihug server until the 16th of August – 10 days later.

I will be very unhappy if this occurs again.

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