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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Courier custom queuetime (bounce time) for some mails

I have a customer that wants me to deliver email on their behalf. The customer wishes for our MTA (Courier) to stop attempting delivery and bounce an email after one day. I am to deliver to the ...
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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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Postfix: Bounce checking. Emails are piped to php but prevents emails from being sent and received properly [closed]

As I was working, I made a guide of what I was doing, for future use. I have been trying to get this to work for some time and I have gotten the emails to pass through the script. The problem all ...
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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 ...
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SMTPD restrictions

i'm looking for a bit of advice on Postfix restrictions configuration. I'm looking for a balanced configuration which properly rejects spam and unauthorized access retries. Lately, i've been reading ...
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ExRecipNotFound; not found after disabling / recreating mailbox in exchange - x500 not working

We had an issue with some mail boxes and I have had to recreate some user mail boxes (not a Move Request). After doing this, people can't send to the new mail boxes. I have read about the x500 record ...
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Postfix: bouncing mail (reverse DNS issue)

I have a problem with Postfix. I get this with some email address: to=<mail@domain.tld>, relay=mail.domain.tld[IP_ADDRESS]:25, delay=3, delays=0/0/2.5/0.52, dsn=5.7.1, status=bounced (host ...
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Bounced mails not reaching postfix

I have postfix and dovecot installed on a Centos 6.4 production (www.bw.co.uk) machine. The intent is to send all system and transactional messages and collect bounces. The email id's that resulted in ...
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Where is the email bounce sent? To the @domain or to the IP that sent it?

When I send an email from noreply@mysite.com to user@yahoo.com and I use that VERP bounce format like bounce+user=yahoo.com@mysite.com Is this bounce back sent to the mail server in DNS records of ...
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telnet unable to connect to remote host

I have installed postfix and devcot on one of my live servers to send bulk mail (system messages on sign-up, wrong passwords etc). I use the php_imap function to check bounces and flag those email ...
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Contact sender via Postfix Mailer-Daemon on “Bad recipient address syntax”

I would like Postfix to generate and contact via Mailer-Daemon the sender recipient when the following case occurs Bad recipient address syntax. I've been reading through Postfix docs but haven't ...
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Postfix: reject instead of defer type=MX: Host not found, try again

i'm looking for the postfix directive which lets me immediately reject instead of deferring the following kind of errors: Feb 12 20:03:11 we postfix/smtp[9692]: 5B8CC48DCC: to=, relay=none, ...
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Postfix: Reject reject_unknown_recipient_domain and receive instant email notification

when an email is sent to a non existing domain or recipient, i would like the sender to receive an immediate email from mailer-daemon informing the recipient does not exists. Actually, what happens ...
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“Undelivered Mail Returned to Sender” messages from Google [duplicate]

Some while back I set up a postfix server. I set the MX record for my domain name and sent a test message to one of my addresses on gmail.com. However, as the MX record change was not propagated by ...
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Postfix mailqueue “Mailbox Full”

I have a mail server with postfix, and I want to differenciate the bouncing rules. maximal_queue_lifetime = 12h bounce_queue_lifetime = 12h Ok, its 12h (maybe it should be more). But I want to ...
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SMTP as SmartHost for SendMail

My general task is following: We have workable application that sends mails to the users (that are registered in this application on some actions); Mails are sending using sendmail tool; In order to ...
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Kept getting “Returned Email” but I didn't send out anything

This might have something to do with a server that I have set the root user with a forward rule to send me emails. But I am not sure and I can't figure out why... Is it possible that my server has ...
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Google Apps route AND bounce back

We have a catchall address set up and I was asked if we can, on request, look through it for for misaddressed email, for example going to mark@example.com instead of mark.hewitt@example.com ... That's ...
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Can I use MX Record Configuration to send one account's email to one server and a second account's email to a different server? [closed]

For example, let's say my MX Record(s) specify: 0 server1 mydomainexample.com 1 server2 mydomainexample.com Now let's say: me@mydomainexample.com is an account on server1 and ...
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hotmail doesn't accept my emails

I have installed and configure postfix as a mail server in ubuntu 12.04. I can send emails to gmail with no problem but I can't send them to hotmail when i enter in putty dig @ns1glr.name.com ...
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Postfix: Resend 'hard' bounces

I had a number of messages get rejected by the recipient's mail server with a status 550 code due to an IP address blacklist. I've sorted the problem that caused the host to become blacklisted, and ...
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Qmail does not receive emails

I had this issue that I had to switch servers and I needed to have all the emails previously received to reside on the new server too. I was using kloxo on both servers. So I did a little research and ...
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Postfix: mail delivered locally, but I wanted relayhost delivery

I work at example.net :-) and my team's server is named tardis.example.net . Any mail sent to us must first go through our company's internal relay hosts. Although the messages are delivered to our ...
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Postfix doesn't accept pipe

I've tried to configure postfix to execute the script /tmp/test.sh each time the user "bounce" receives a mail. My /etc/postfix/aliases: ... bounce: "| /tmp/test.sh" ... If I send an mail to that ...
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Silently drop OUTGOING mails to us.er.n.a.me@gmail.com (more than 3 dots in username part)

With postfix-2.6.6-2.2.el6_1.x86_64 on CentOS 6.4 is there please a way to inspect OUTGOING mails and silently drop them (i.e. do not send them) if the recipient looks like us.er.n.a.me@gmail.com ...
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can postfix use a backup relay in response to a 5xx error code [closed]

I'm trying to configure my postfix (2.9.6) mail server to initially try deliver messages directly to the recipient MX, then fall back to relaying through my ISP's mail server if it recieves a 5xx ...
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Postfix with relayhost - relay access denied for bounces

I have set up a Postfix Mailserver, outgoing mail is being sent through a smarthost/relayhost which requires authentification. That works great, internal clients can send to foreign recipients though ...
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Postfix mailserver 550 bogus response

So I have a mail server setup on my Amazon EC2 Debian instance and it's been fine for months however recently I received this response from a customer: <user@customer.co.uk>: host ...
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Issue with Setting up Amazon SES using VPS/Ec2

So, I currently have a VPS and a EC2 instance. The VPS is a completely separate company that hosts my domain, email, etc. But, I recently pointed these to my Ec2 instance as: MX Record: The ...
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User is getting a RESOLVER.RST.AuthRequired e-mail bounce from a customer

I've been looking all over the Internet for a solution to this issue but it seems none of the solutions fit my symptoms. I am unable to get any e-mail to a customer. His server keeps responding with ...
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Does Exchange keep a record of the mail it's bounced?

We've just migrated to Office 365 (from Google Apps, BTW) and due to some oversights (groups) have bounced an unknown amount of customer mail. Does Exchange log bounced mail, and better yet, can I ...
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Remote host said: 550 5.7.1 message content rejected

A sender from France is trying to send an email to us. Unfortunately his email is being rejected with the message below. I suspect there are some weird characters in the mail content but how can I ...
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MTA handling of too large emails

If an MTA receives an email that exceeds the message size limit, which bevaviour is preferred? What is the default for common mail servers? Reject the email during the SMTP session. The delivering ...
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postfix relaying all mail through office365 problems

This is a rather long question with a long list of things tried and travails so please bear with me. The summary is this. I am able to relay email from ubuntu through office365 using postfix; the ...
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Postfix mails bouncing for no reason

I have a Postfix server setup which works fine most of the time but between 100 - 200 mails gets deferred every day with the following errors: status=deferred (lost connection with ...
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Postfix: don't bounce for remote rejects

I'm having a problem with sending bounces to spammers when a remote "trusted" smtp server rejects a mail. My server manages mail for company1.com that has a virtual alias support@company1.com that ...
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List the bounce back email ids - .net

I'm sending a mail to bunch of email IDs. Once the emails are sent, I need to display the notification - saying how many successful mails were sent and how many to which mail IDs the email was bounced ...
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Postfix regex for smtpd_command_filter

Some of my users are using Gmail to send mail to our domain (The mail server for which is hosted on a CentOS 5 machine with postfix). Sometimes, but not all the time, when they do, they get a ...
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Exchange 2010 “Cannot send on behalf of user”

I am getting a bounceback when sending an email from another account, the error is "You can't send a message on behalf of this user unless you have permission to do so. Please make sure you're sending ...
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any way in exim to automatically delete failed messages?

Is there any way to configure my exim to delete messages automatically that bounce or have errors instead of them getting frozen and accumulating in the queue? i am getting lots of massage in queue ...
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How to deal with Exim ***Frozen***?

When i checked mail queue, i have found lots-of Frozen mail entries in exim mail queue, will it effect my mail server to deliver mail? Is it possible mail delayed because of frozen ? Entries in queue ...
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On sending mails within same domain, delivery fails, but works when I send to other domains. What could cause?

Using hosted exchange (Office 365). I have a public IP from ISP. I am able to send out mails to other domains, but when sending within my domain (kunech.com - e.g. from email1@kunech.com to ...
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How to save addresses from bounced messages in Exim 4?

I need to save all bounces in a database, so I can query it from my application and not mail to any address that bounced more than X times. If I recall correctly, Postfix allows to pipe messages to ...
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How do I specify what kinds of bounces PowerMTA delivers via local DSN?

I've recently been charged with overseeing the PMTA server for a small marketing company. One of the issues they have is an abundance of 'soft bounce' emails through local DSN transactions. Is there ...
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Spam sent from fake email accounts on my domain [duplicate]

One of my clients is getting thousands of "Delivery Status Notification (Failure)" emails per day and it's replied to random email accounts that don't exist on the domain. The content of the emails ...
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Should I change the Envelope From for Sendmail

Currently the Envelope from is apache_user@mydomain.com. All emails sent from this website use the From address of contact@mydomain.com. Should I change the Envelope send address to match the From ...
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Email Bounce notice not always outputting headers in body

Currently, I have a system to parse "bounce notice" emails (sent from Qmail) to see what email address the email was suppose to go to, in order to make sure not to send any more emails to that ...