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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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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Forwarder on reseller not forwarding mail to Gmail inbox

I have a reseller hosting account to serve my websites, but use Google Apps for email. I control the DNS on my domain name, so I have an A record pointing www traffic to my reseller account, but MX ...
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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 mydomain.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 ...
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What is the best method for sending email on behalf of my clients' domains?

I wanted to know the best way to make my mailserver send emails on behalf of my clients' domains, without being greylisted and also avoiding bounce problems. I've been reading some other questions ...
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Email id @ IP address

I getting the following error while I am taking SMTP test. The SMTP server does not accept mails to postmaster@[IP_ADDRESS]. This is a very bad thing, as this address is used by people that don't ...
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What exactly should HELO say?

I have MX records setup at mail.domain.com and my domain is visible through domain.com I am sending email via PHP PEAR Mail package. This page claims I can change: The value to give when sending ...
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How long mail server tries to deliver email to recipient?

I would like to create a list of default times that mail server will try to deliver email to other email server before it sends information Unable to deliver back to sender (I mean temporary errors ...
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How configure Zimbra to bounce mails over a given size limit?

How to configure Zimbra to bounce/notify email to sender due to over attach size from external mails like Gmail, Yahoo, etc.. I am using Zimbra open source edition. Undelivered mails are not bouncing ...
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Trying to set up a catch all e-mail in Exchange 2010

We're looking to set up an e-mail sub-domain for a project, and we need to set up a catch-all e-mail address, so whether people send project updates to project1234, or project4321, it will redirect to ...
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Bounced emails for hosted sites bounce to nobody at the server - how to configure to return to the hosted site

I am helping out with some Linux admin work. The server hosts several sites. The admin interface used is WHM. When an email from one of the hosted sites bounces, the site is not notified - it just ...
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Email rejected for no rDNS by AOL despite having rDNS [duplicate]

I am having trouble while attempting to send a single email to an aol.com user. I get a rejection reply as follows: Your message did not reach some or all of the intended recipients. Sent: Wed, ...
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Has anyone setup a temporary webmail server to catch emails during an outage?

I've recently been in a situation where an Exchange email server went down and we weren't able to bring it back online after 48hrs, so some incoming emails bounced. Also, users weren't able to send or ...
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SPF problems with Google Apps

I currently have an SPF record with a hostname of @ that is: v=spf1 mx ip4:x.x.x.243/32 include:_spf.google.com include:amazonses.com ~all I also have another record of" spf2.0/pra mx ...
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Stop Postfix revealing final email forwarding address in bounce messages

I have a Postfix server that receives mail for virtual aliases and forwards them to the real destination addresses. When the final mail server returns an error the bounce message returned to the ...
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Exim managing bounced and failed messages

What is the best way to handle bounces and immediate failures with Exim? An email sent to a large mailing list will generate a large number of immediate failures as well as bounces. I'd like to ...
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Are you able to filter outgoing NDRs based on Header in Microsoft Exchange?

I administrate an email system for a commercial ISP. I'm currently having an issue with one of our customers relaying outbound SMTP traffic from their Exchange system through ours, and they're ...
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Cannot recieve incoming email on recently transferred domain - all MX records updated and have proper status

Domain Name: digiwhirl.com Edition: Free edition Affected Username/s: N/A Issue Description: Cannot recieve incoming email on recently transferred domain - all MX records updated and have proper ...
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Is it possible to check the Apache user's mail?

I'm trying to debug a problem with sending mail on a Red Hat/Apache server. When I send email from the command line using sendmail -t, I get bounce-back emails with messages like this: The original ...
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My mails are filtered and delivered to Hotmail's JUNK mail folder

I've contacted Microsoft and filled in the JMRP, SNDS, and SenderID registration. Also I've put the correct SPF record on my server. After several tests I note that emails containing plain text go to ...
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Stopping spam-related bounced emails

One of my e-mail customers is currently on the receiving end of massive amounts of delivery failure notices as a "Nigerian scammer" seems to be using her address as its MAIL FROM field. A lot of it ...