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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disabling postfix “Undelivered Mail Returned to Sender”

Is it possible to disable the postfix notification "Undelivered Mail Returned to Sender"? Since I receive too much spam with forged senders, I don't want postfix to notify these forged senders.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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postfix bounce configuration

What I have is: Windows server generating emails with own app and sending them to relay server (2) - this works fine Relay server that sends emails received from (1) - CentOS - working fine What I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Our outgoing emails from a shared hosting provider (Bluehost) are returned because the server is listed as SPAM SERVERS

I am getting very frustrated with this web hosting provider -- Bluehost.com. We have several small business sites hosted with them. We also use email accounts provided by the Bluehost for our outgoing ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Implementing Variable Envelope Return Path (VERP) using Exchange

We're looking into implementing Variable Envelope Return Path (VERP) for improved bounce processing for our application. Our current mail infrastructure is MS Exchange 2007 but are in the process ...
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Is it okay to resend to hard bounced emails after X days. What is X?

If I see an email returned due to a hard bounce, after how many days is it acceptable to resend to that email address. It is possible for emails to be reactivated or for temporary outages, so it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Access the failing addresses within bounce_message_file in exim

We are running exim version 4.72 I'm using bounce_message_file to customize our bounce messages, like desribed in the documentation Within this bounce message template I can access various variables ...
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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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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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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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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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Best practices for mass email platform [duplicate]

I am in the process of setting up mass email service. My question is: what are the best practices to achieve maximum deliver-ability. More precisely - what should I do/know to prevent spam filters ...