fetchmail/sendmail: Domain of sender address does not exist
mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Thu Mar 7 21:56:00 UTC 2013
Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2013 13:48:45 -0700
From: Chad Perrin <perrin at apotheon.com>
To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: fetchmail/sendmail: Domain of sender address does not exist
On Thu, Mar 07, 2013 at 09:40:47AM +0000, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> I'm running sendmail, and using fetchmail to fetch
> my mail from the university IMAP server.
> I sometimes see fetchmail complain:
> fetchmail: SMTP error: 553 5.1.8 <admin at system.mail>... Domain of sender address admin at system.mail does not exist
> And this is doubled in /var/log/maillog:
> sm-mta: r270BO3L014642: ruleset=check_mail, arg1=<admin at system.mail>, relay=localhost [127.0.
> 0.1], reject=553 5.1.8 <admin at system.mail>... Domain of sender address admin at system.mail does not exist
> How do I set fetchmail and sendmail to fetch
> such emails?
You might want to try out the mail/fdm port instead of fetchmail. I have
found fetchmail to be obtuse and cantankerous; I stopped using it a long
No, I think fetchmail's great!
And Matthias already helped me sort it out.
Thanks for the advice anyway.
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