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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EMail is not sending

I'm running exim with a CPanel setup. However, I am checking var/log/exim_rejectlog and am not seeing a single issue going to this hotmail account. its just not listed. but the email is not going in. ...
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How to avoid email content filtering

I have an online tool that works via email. Some emails are not getting through and I discovered the "550 5.7.1" Message Rejected due to content restrictions error. Things I've discovered that can ...
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storing bounce notifications in database

I want to get the error code and the bounced mail when a bounce occurs. I have added content filter below bounces in master.cf and created a piping. I created a transport map in main.cf and I ...
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Problems sending SMTP email to large systems such as Gmail

I maintain a mail server. Recently messages sent to valid recipients on gmail, yahoo, and now roadrunner email addresses are bounced with similar messages: Here's one from gmail: The message, sent ...
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How to setup a disposable/sticky mailbox relay server?

I'm a big fan of Gmail's addressing features (aka '+' in address like my.name+throwaway@gmail.com => my.name@gmail.com). Unfortunately a lot of services are too dumb to validate an email addresses ...
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Having trouble interpreting mail log DNS errors

I have a postfix mail server on Debian. A client of mine just informed me that they were unable to send an email to me and it appears that there is a problem with their mail server. I would like to ...
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Send one invalid email response to sender

I discovered that my postfix/dovecot configuration isn't rejecting emails. If a person sends an email to an invalid email-address, it just drops it. I am fine with this behavior since I think it ...
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How to disable “sender non-delivery notification” in postfix?

I want postfix to stop sending non-delivery notifications to my local account, here is example from my log 17:47:08 A727B62C6F61: message-id=<20121124174708.A727B62C6F61@mail.***********> ...
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Is there a way to get Postfix to both forward an e-mail *and* reject it via recipient_address_rejected

In postfix, I'd like a way to deal with e-mail accounts that are no longer active by having postfix send the standard "Recipient address rejected" type message, but still forwarding the e-mail to ...
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Mailman bounce messages going to list

A number of users on a list had an issue with mail; Mailman messages were being rejected with a 550 error due to a problem with their server. For some reason, these bounce messages were then ...
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Exchange 2010 Mail Contacts get assigned internal SMTP addresses by the recipient policy

This environment has been upgraded from Exchange 2007 to a new Exchange 2010 server. There are several thousand email contacts that reside under the Federation_Contacts OU. Under the Email Addresses ...
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APACHE - PHP - Bounce emails

I want to improve our mail server lists by handling all the bounces we get in our websites. I have a website which has over 8000+ users and another website which as over 1500+ users, they are emailed ...
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Postfix deferred email - How to expire so bounce-back email gets sent back

My hosted email server is "Refusing to talk : 550" with my postfix server. Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail all accepts them fine. All of sudden hosted email provider decided not accept email from my server. I ...
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“Message rejected by Google Groups”? I am not using any Google Groups

Some of my email messages (sent from mydomain.com) just fail, message is returned with the following explanation: Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently: info@somecompany.com ...
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Is null return path reliable indication of a bounce?

I have a mailbox that receives bounces as well as normal email (the latter includes messages from automated services). I want to filter out the bounces and forward them to another mailbox. Assume I ...
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How do I determine whether this email bounce is my fault?

I use Google Apps to handle email for my personal website, so I have an email address username@ellipsix.net through that, and I also have a Gmail account username@gmail.com. Now, I've been trying to ...
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if I define `my_domain`, postfix does not expand mail aliases

I have postfix v2.6.6 running on CentOS 6.3, hostname priest.ocsl.local (private, internal domain) with a number of aliases supportpeople: user1@ocsl.co.uk, user2@ocsl.co.uk, user3@ocsl.co.uk ...
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Redirecting wildcard emails to one email with postfix

I'm creating a bounce email system where emails can reply to messages on my site. However when the emails are sent to the user containing the previous message, the Reply-To field contains an email ...
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Is there a common X-Header for RFC 2821 “MAIL FROM”? Should it be DKIM signed?

w.r.t. the difference between RFC2821 MAIL From and RFC2822 FROM I'm considering having my MTA add a header specifying what was sent in the MAIL FROM portion of the envelope. The RFC2821 header is ...
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How do I decode the x500 address in a bounce message, so I can add it to a user's account?

I moved a user's email account, and now cached x500 addresses to the user are failing. How do I translate the x500 in the bounce message to the correct x500 alias I should add to their mailbox? ...
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exim bounce address tag validation

I ma trying to set up BATV in exim but i am always getting an error: F=<> temporarily rejected RCPT <prvs=1234abcd=my_email@my_domain.ru>: invalid "condition" value ...
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451 #4.1.8 Domain of sender address does not resolve

When sending out email to xxx@terremark.com through my own SMTP server (mail.sarit.be), the receiving mail server replies with: 451 #4.1.8 Domain of sender address <xxx@sarit.be> does not ...
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Postfix bounce local delivery with source address from orig_to

I am creating a python script to deliver local mail using various means. The problem is this: This script has to accept multiple virtual domains defined in /etc/postfix/virtual The script does the ...
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451 Temporary local - PHP Mailer

I am using phpmailer to do may emailing in the website, using SMTP auth. However recently i noticed that i gives me a error, SMTP Error: The following recipients failed: info@xxx.com Then i ...
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Domain of sender address does not resolve (in reply to MAIL FROM command)

When sending out emails with postfix I sometimes get this error: 451 #4.1.8 Domain of sender address <user@mydomain.tld> does not resolve (in reply to MAIL FROM command) The domain ...
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SMTP Bounce Back

There is an SMTP bounce back problem when sending to clients: Subject: Mail delivery failed: returning message to sender This message was created automatically by mail delivery software. A message ...
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Understanding the many “FROM” addresses that apply to SenderID, DKIM, and SPF

Can someone tell me when and why a client, MTA relay, Unix .Forward, anonymous relay, or listserver will create, or alter these headers: Resent-Sender: Resent-From: Sender: From: If you can please ...
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451 Temporary local issue with sending out emails

2012-06-14 21:57:14 cwd=/etc/csf 4 args: /usr/sbin/sendmail -f alerts@host2.thetimesoftimes.com -t 2012-06-14 21:57:14 1SfEIE-0000wK-Kj <= alerts@host2.thetimesoftimes.com U=root P=local S=678 ...
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Recipients Auto Rejecting Emails Sent With Exchange 2010 - Certificate Error

A strange problem recently developed with one of my Exchange 2010 servers. I have an exchange server setup as part of a Windows Small Business Server 2011 installation. The email for the domain was ...
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Same domain only : smtp; 5.1.0 - Unknown address error 530-'SMTP authentication is required [closed]

I have a very strange problem after moving my netwave.be domain from WebHost4Life to Arvixe. I configured several email adresses, like steven@netwave.be and sandra@netwave.be. For POP3 I can use ...
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Emails from Hotmail to our domain always bounce

Now this is a rather odd problem with emails from any hotmail address being bounced by one of our domains. First off, I can guarantee that this is not a spam filter issue as there is defintitely ...
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Can anyone tell me why an e-Mail with an attachment fails from one domain but not another?

I am trying to get e-mail to a customer of ours. From my internal Exchange server, I can send the e-mial successfully to the customer if there is no attachment. I can send the email successfully to ...
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Making CommuniGate Pro react better on SPAM and Backscatter issues

I would like to make a CGP mail server as SPAM free as possible. I made some research but didn't find so much. So my question: where should I start in order to make CommuniGate dealing better with ...
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Drop all emails that aren't forwarded by postfix

I'm setting up a forwarding only email server. I want to apply some static forwarding rules to all incoming emails and bounce all other incoming emails (and not store them locally). ...
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Setting bounce address using postfix

I want to set the bounce address or return path address to a particular email address(say someemail@example.com). Such that whenever a mail bounces it will send a reply to someemail@example.com. How ...
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Frequent Rejection of Emails: 554 - MTA's Poor Reputation

My colleagues and I share an email address and for the last 3 to 4 weeks, we have been receiving frequent error messages when sending out emails to our clients. It is generally the 554 - MTA's poor ...
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Dreamhost email sending issues

This has happened from time to time in the past with the emails showing up eventually hours to days later, however I sent some emails last week with a true result to Gmail and they still haven't ...
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The operation of email bounces message

I would like to know the bounces message is sent from own MTA or others? e.g. a sender use gmail MTA to deliver mail, if encounter error (soft/hard bounces) , Which MTA will deliver the bounces to ...
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Example smtp dsn bounce messages for testing

I'm working on building a feature for a larger system that will be able to parse and react to dsn bounce messages received from all different types of smtp servers. It be great to test the code I ...
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Ubuntu Linux - Postfix is rejecting all email coming from non-localhost

I am not sure exactly what is going wrong here, but my server (Postfix?) seems to be rejecting all external emails going to the server example.info. Here is the bounce-back message I am receving, ...
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Gmail delivery sometimes fails to domain1 but never to domain2, both domains have the same MX, etc

Lets say we have 2 domains, domain1.co.za and domain2.co.za. Both point to the same MX records with the same priority, mx1.isp.co.za and mx2.isp.co.za, both of which send the mail through our ISP's ...
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How do I configure my domain and web application so the emails send from the latter are not blocked as spam?

I have a WordPress site that needs to send notifications to an email address. I would like the from field from this emails to be an address on my client's domain. I dont know much about email ...
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My bulk email company supresses all hard bounces -even if they get their IP's blocked

I send out about 500,000 emails every week. I have been sending the list out for about 1 year. But in conversation, I was advised that the company sends in a shared IP manner. So my list goes out ...
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How should I configure postfix to avoid sent emails bouncing because of “Invalid HELO name”

Some mail sent from sites on my server bounce back with the following mail.log message Nov 26 17:27:53 blogu postfix/smtp[16858]: C4DD22908EC0: to=, relay=rejecting-domain.ro[rejecting-ip]:25, ...
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Why did postfix deliver a bounce notification to a local spool file, when delivery to this user has been disabled?

My postfix configuration allows mail via several local_recipient_maps. However, delivery to "proxy:unix:passwd.byname" is specifically disabled. This normally prevents delivery to local unix users: $ ...
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Auto email from IP is bouncing back

I'm working on an e-commerce website based on ASP Vb. which has auto email(HTML) after people placing order, requesting forgotten password, etc. MY problem is after email has sent, basically I get ...
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Postfix - don't generate “unknown user” bounces if message is Spam

We receive a a lot of spam addressed to (random) non-existing users. This causes postfix to generate "unknown user" bounces to the fake sender. As a workaround I use a catch-all to redirect any mail ...
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Make Exim send bounces to postmaster instead of the sender, for non-local sender

I have a few e-mail aliases that forward to external hosts. Currently, if the external host rejects a message, Exim generates a bounce message and sends it to the original sender. This is bad because ...
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IIS6 SMTP service attempts to send mail to domain root A records instead of MX, why?

Getting some random bouncebacks on e-mail processed through an IIS6 SMTP service acting as a smart host (outbound mail gateway). Configuration example... For domain example.com we there is a Root A ...
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How Do I Troubleshoot Exim Mail Retry Issues?

My server is encountering high CPU load (like almost pegged at 100%) so much that the Apache service can't run and we get Apache 500 errors. We used a script to catch this and this is where we ...