SMTP Error from my server?
chris at chrismaness.com
Mon Sep 17 17:13:59 PDT 2007
Chris Maness wrote:
> Jay Chandler wrote:
>> Chris Maness wrote:
>>> I have not seen this error before. What does it mean? (I will
>>> change the actual e-mail to protect the address from spam bots).
>>> To: NOSPAMtim at adelphia.net
>>>> From: Mail Administrator <Postmaster@<PostmasterDomain>>
>>>> Subject: Mail System Error - Returned Mail
>>>> Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2007 14:48:17 -0400
>>>> This Message was undeliverable due to the following reason:
>>>> Your message was not delivered because the return address was refused.
>>>> The return address was "<NOSPAMtim at adelphia.net>"
>>>> Please reply to Postmaster@<PostmasterDomain>
>>>> if you feel this message to be in error.
>>> Chris Maness
>>> Sys Admin
>> Looks to me like a failed sender verification callout-- these are
>> generally construed to be abusive. I can't easily tell from your
>> munging whether it's your server or Adelphia that's doing it, though.
> This is the only e-mail address that I am having this problem with,
> and it has been going on for a year or so now. What other info would
> you guys need to tell what it is. I guess I don't understand the
> whole "sender verification callout" I'll have to do a little google
> to find out.
> Chris Maness
> Sys Admin for a couple of tiny domains.
p.s. I read up on this and I believe this would be a problem on the
sender side. Is the something like an access file that I can change to
just allow this particular sender without the check?
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