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I'm using a google apps account as a sendmail relay for sending some e-mails. E-mails sent through the sendmail are consistently late, or not arriving at all. E-mails sent directly through the gmail web interface are arriving imediately.

When I send an e-mail to:, I receive the following response:

SPF check: pass

DomainKeys check: neutral

DKIM check: neutral

Sender-ID check: pass

SpamAssassin check: ham

Which seems fairly normal.

There are two strange entries on the sendmail log:

field=cn_subject, status=failed to extract CN


version=TLSv1/SSLv3, verify=FAIL, bits=256/256

But, as far as I have gone, these errors shouldn't have this impact on my e-mail delivery.

Any thoughts will be highly appreciated.

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can you post the full headers from an email which was late? – Avleen Jan 27 '11 at 9:48

Try this sendmail setup: mail hosted at Google, web server elsewhere

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