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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Setup Domain Alias for Exchange 2003

We currently host email for our domain @gfreview.com on an Exchange 2003 server. We are trying to add a domain alias @i.gfreview.com. We have added the MX record for the i.gfreview.com domain to point ...
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What should email server do with email sent to unknown users?

When my email server receives mail sent to an unknown local user should the server send the message back to the sender or should the email just be dropped? I'm just curious what is most preferred. I ...
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E-mail: de-facto behavior of bounces and other system messages

I'm trying to understand the reality of system e-mail messages. I am currently running an outgoing MTA (Postfix) instance, and there is a couple of details I cannot manage to put my finger on. First ...
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How to test an email address, MX records updated, it works, some users get returned mail

I had a small issue with an email address recently, after a few changes of MX records with the help from my hosting company these were resolved. I have tested the email address from multiple ...
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Exim: convert bounced messages back to original

We have exim4 set up on Debian as a smarthost to send mail via Google's mail servers. We use Google Apps for everything else, so this made sense. Problem is, the password for the smart host account ...
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Need advice on integrating mail server with a smallish social network?

I have been given a task to setup email management and delivery for a smallish social network. We're currently sending out about 1000 emails per day with help of VerticalResponse (a bulk emailing ...
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Mailbox Full bounce for an Exchange Distribution List

This is neat. Just got this in a shared Exchange 2003 mailbox: Your message did not reach some or all of the intended recipients. Subject: [real subject replaced] Sent: 9/16/2009 1:35 ...
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Can you configure a custom mail bounce message for specific addresses?

I don't know much about mail servers, but let's say I had a sales@example.com address, and that it got a lot of spam. Could I create a custom bounce message for emails sent to that address? One ...
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E-Mail Bounce Management

we want to improve our mailing lists by handling all the bounces we get. As I saw there are different approaches. One checks the badmail folder in IIS mailroot folder. Others check a email account ...