Can MS Exchange play nice with the mailing lists?

Diego Arias dak.col at
Tue Nov 30 19:54:07 UTC 2010

On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 2:28 PM, Bill Moran <wmoran at>wrote:

> In response to "John D McDonnell" <gorgarath at>:
> > Sorry if this is a repost, had an error when sending the original e-mail
> > and after waiting a bit, I haven't seen the message show up on
> > Questions, so I'm guessing it didn't go through.
> >
> > In regards to contacting postmaster at, that would be either me or
> > my boss, neither of which is very knowledgeable of Exchange, though I
> > somewhat know my way around sendmail.
> >
> > I pulled this from our e-mail archiver (the last test message I sent was
> > in Oct, I mostly just read the lists):
> That is some of the most useless diagnostics I've seen in a while -- kudos
> to Microsoft for continuing to be worthless.
> However, giving a (somewhat wild) guess, I would first see if Exchange is
> actually stupid enough to use exchange.pcam.local as its HELO name in
> the SMTP dialog.  This is obviously not a valid DNS name and would trigger
> a lot of spam systems to reject the email (mine, in particular, would)

You can customize the out-going header.

Try this:

Send a message and check the queue viewer on exchange to check if the queue
its getting some kind of error message.

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