email bounces are messages that are delivered to the nominated postmaster account on an email server to indicate a problem delivering the mail to one or more recipients.

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Can IP reputation be affected due to automatic forwarding?

I am hitting a dead wall with the support team of my email hosting provider. The IP they assigned me was blacklisted and so sending emails to AOL.co.uk end up getting rejected. After several emails ...
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Sender IP in blacklist [duplicate]

When we send mails to AOL accounts, they are rejected and bounce back. After checking our IP on blacklists, there seems to be two lists on which our IP appears blacklisted. This comes as a surprise to ...
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Outbound SMTP email not being delivered, but still disappearing from the queue and pickup folder

After setting up my smtp server on a Windows 2012 server r2 on port 587. I tested the email functions by creating a text file labeled email with the following code inside: From:admin@mydomain.com ...
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Figuring out why prodigy.net DNSBL is flagging me? [duplicate]

For the last 10 days, I've been unable to send mail to sbcglobal.net addresses from brinckerhoff.org (192.81.130.145). The responses from the sbcglobal.net MX (which turns out to be a prodigy.net ...
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Do spam impersonators impact my server's reputation?

Recently I opened my server's webmaster email inbox and found 32 "Delivery status notification failed" emails reporting the failure of the delivery of 32 emails I did not send. After some ...
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SMTP error : Remote host said: 550 5.7.1 At least one FROM header address not allowed to send mail from IP ADDRESS

We are developing an email sending app, and we allow our users to specify the From: header their emails will be sent from. Let's say our domain is mydomain.com and our client domain is ...
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postfix bounce email to seperate dovecot server [duplicate]

I have searched for information about installing dovecot on a different server than the one that postfix is running. My setup is multiple postfix servers running in docker containers. I like to ...
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Spam delivered by mx.google.com despite SPF fail

Some spammer use our e-mail address as sender in forged e-mails. Now we got thousands of bounced messages from no longes existing e-mails. We set up SPF and DKIM records but it does not stop. ...
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Export or Forward /var/spool/mail/USER (readable for customer)

there are some bounce mails in the /var/spool/mail/USER directory that failed to send. Now the customer receives all of those mails from us because he does not have direct access to them. I can ...
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How to send a large number of emails to a dated list of receipients

One of my clients was to send an email to ~100,000 recipients. The client is a state organization, the emails are not promotional, the recipients are all members of the organization and they are sure ...
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Originating (non-critical) emails from a “less-trusted” host

Background We have a webapp running on webapp.example.com that (amongst other things) sends messages by email from time to time. These messages are non-critical: whilst we would like to make a best ...
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What to do if one doesn't want to receive email bounces?

Background—the standards RFC 5321 §4.5.5 states: All other types of messages (i.e., any message which is not required by a Standards-Track RFC to have a null reverse-path) SHOULD be sent with ...
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Outlook 2013 / Exchange - Sender address not parsed at some recipients

When sending mails from Outlook 2013, some recipients are experiencing issues to answer that mail. Their answers are always bounced back by their smtp, there is no recipient address then. I asked them ...
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Possible to setup a secondary email server with unique addresses?

It is possible to setup two email gateways such that if a record doesn't match the first server then it attempts a second server before failing to deliver? Background: Client recently switched from ...
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How would get an email server reputation via cli or script?

I am trying to monitor email server reputation via cli or script i.e. https://www.senderbase.org/ I found a way supposedly to do it via dig, but the output appears to be very incorrect. It indicates ...
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Will exchange server receive emails with wrong address [closed]

Say if I sent an email to user@theirdomain.com, the exchange server and the user will receive it, but if I sent an email to fakeuser@theirdomain.com using SMTP client, there will be no fakeuser ...
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Rejected emails when sending from google apps to some domains (550 Unrouteable address/Sender verify failed)

i'm sending emails from my domain prokubo.com using google apps and i'm having returned emails at least when sendind to two different domains: Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently: ...
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Parse undelivered mail headers (bounced mail)

What is the best way to parse the headers of bounced (undeliverable) email that is sent back to my server and determine whether it is a soft or hard bounce? I only send opt-in emails to my users, but ...
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550 sender rejected - sender domain has no MX/A record. Different IP for MX & A Records [closed]

I have a website that has different hosting for website and email. I host the website and another company hosts the email and handle the domain. This is how the domain is set up: (The domain name ...
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reason: 403 4.7.0 TLS handshake failed

Sending email to one particular domain, I get the following error: ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors ----- <> (reason: 403 4.7.0 TLS handshake failed.) ----- ...
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Postfix setup from domain [duplicate]

I'm trying to sending email from nagios monitoring to some email addresses. But I have a problem with setup my from domain when I'm sending an email every time my from email address seems like this: ...
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Mailserver creating mail accounts upon “User unknown in virtual mailbox table” on local delivery

I'm running an older Postfix and Courier mailserver with virtual domains. I recently experienced that local delivery (using webmail) to a not existing mailbox would result in that actual mailbox to be ...
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Returning mails - revDNS + Helo command rejected: Host not found [closed]

i've got a VPS server and directadmin with multiple domains on it. I've noticed annoying problem with email sending on one of domains. Sometimes when I send email to client it bounce to me with ...
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Sending bulk / single emails from a single domain [duplicate]

Let me explain our situation: We have a web application that uses subdomains for each customer instance: customer1.example.com customer2.example.com Every instance can have over 500 users, which ...
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Make postfix not send bounce emails when rejected by Cluebringer (policyd v2)

I have recipient throttling (quotas) enabled on cluebringer and it's working well. However, every time someone is being throttled, postfix sends back a bounce mail. I do not want it to send back a ...
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How to redeliver 'Undelivered Mail Returned to Sender' in /var/spool/mail?

After changing the IP of a server that was configured as a satellite email system I missed to update mynetworks on the mail server to allow the sending of emails on behalf of the new IP address. ...
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What is the best approach to handle email form abused by bots?

I just recently moved to a Dedicated Server hosting from a normal Reseller Hosting, and currently facing issue with email blacklisting. One of my clients has about 4 contact forms that automatically ...
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Why is this SPF record being reported as invalid? [duplicate]

I've set up my SPF record at improvedemployees.com as follows: v=spf1 a mx ptr ip4:84.40.9.177 mx ip4:84.40.9.11 ~all I've set up my SPF record at affiliatewebdesigners.com to point to using ...
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Receiving mail in a python process on an aws instance

I'm using a Python smptd server on an AWS instance. It's listening on localhost, port 25. I can send mail to it through a Python smtp client on the same instance. I have an elastic IP associated with ...
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how to discourage email spoofing

One of my production server emails look like to be spoofed from another network. The team (group or individual or professional company) is sending mass mails out to their list of users, using our ...
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Unexpected failure, please try later (in reply to end of DATA command)

while trying to send emails to the following address some_user@f-gs.jazztel.es i always get the following error message. Could any one tell where can i look in order to find what's going wrong? This ...
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(Postfix + Dovecot) All emails to @aol.com being deferred

I'm running a dovecot/postfix mail server on debian and am having some issues. Everything is working fine except all emails to @aol.com are being deferred. The error code gave me: "The Reverse DNS ...
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Email server domain name best practice [closed]

Is it a good idea to use a subdomain or an entirely different domain name for sending generated emails such as registration, password reset...? So that the main domain doesn't get marked for spam. ...
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Should I let email bounce or send it to a blackhole?

I have a lot of unused (old, dead) accounts on my machine. Many of them receive literally thousands of emails a day, all spam. If the account was used by a person, I let the email bounce so that ...
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Catch-all email with specific exceptions on a domain [closed]

I want to set up catch-all email on a domain, but also retain the ability to except certain email accounts, such that, if an email is sent to an excepted account, it is bounced back with an "account ...
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Postfix + Mailq: Mailbox Full no bounce

I have a mail server and alot of clients. Some of my clients have many email accounts and dont use some of them. So, I have alot of mailboxes full, which receives dozens of emails every day. So, my ...
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Email appears to be sent, but never arrived (probably because of attachment size). Shouldn’t there be an error message? [closed]

A friend tried to send me an email containing a big attachment (> 30 MB). According to his email client, the email was sent successfully (it moved from Outbox to Sent folder). I never received this ...
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Maximum length of MAIL FROM address

When sending out emails with a MAIL FROM address > 81 characters I receive bounce messages from some MTAs: 501 Syntax error - Badly formatted address. (in reply to MAIL FROM command) As soon as ...
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553-Message filtered - HELO Name issue?

I am having major issues sending from my SBS2011 machine to Message labs server-13.tower-134.messagelabs.com #553-Message filtered. Refer to the Troubleshooting page at ...
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Exim should save the id of a failed message to a database (or at least pipe it to a shell script)

The Setup We are running exim version 4.72 on Debian Squeeze 6 (Squeeze) (LTS). Exim is used for outgoing emails only - it does not handle emails from other servers/domains - it only handles ...
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SMESERVER: Mail not receiving, 550 v=spf1 a -all (suddenly appeared 5/21) [duplicate]

My situation is exactly the same - SMEserver 7.51 (yes I know I need to upgrade) been running for years and I get the same spf error message back just starting Wednesday afternoon(5/21). I also tried ...
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SMESERVER: Mail not receiving, 550 v=spf1 a -all

SMESERVER install has been working find for an age then this morning "The error that the other server returned was: 550 v=spf1 a -all", can anyone 'point' me in the right direction to resolving this ...
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unusual rate of unsolicited mail originating from your IP address

On my server I redirect mail, arriving to in@example.com, to manager1@gmail.com and manager2@gmail.com with /etc/aliases file. Recently I got the following email in my my.email@gmail.com mailbox ...
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Postfix record recipient if unable to deliver or bounced

Help would be greatly appreciated. I am not a server admin but I have been tasked with making a means of auto-removing a email recipient from the database containing a table with a list of emails, ...
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migrating to new server, would like to keep sending email from existing server

Hello I'm in the process of moving my site to a new host (ie new IP). I run a social site that sends a large volume of (valid) email, and I have built up a good sending reputation with my current IP ...
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Removing non-0 priority MX records

I have MX records set up as such: 0: domain.com (runs of the webhost, really bad) 1: GOOGLE ... google I somehow accidentally added the Google Apps mx servers, btu didn't change the priority 0 ...
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S/MIME certificate to minimize email bounce

I have a website hosted in a vps that sends informative emails to my clientes, maybe 20-40 emails per day. Since few weeks ago some sent emails are bouncing with the following error: This message ...
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If I use postfix for mail relay, so is myhostname / mydestination important?

I use postfix to relay mail to 3rd party SMTP and never sent out email directly, and of course I never receive email. So If I set myhostname / mydestination to sth like fake.mydomain.com, which ...
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Setting Up PTR to correct “Forged hostname” error

Our e-mails mostly get through fine, but here's an error I haven't seen before. Diagnostic-Code: smtp;550 5.7.1 ... Forged hostname for 66.132.221.45 >which resolves as www.medialabinc.net but ...
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Outlook 550 5.6.0 unacceptable content

A user is using Windows 7 / Outlook 2010 SP2 with emails going through a Jerseymail POP3 setup. He is receiving a bounce back as soon as he clicks send - The following recipient(s) cannot be ...