[ILUG] [OT] Mail query
brendan.halpin at ul.ie
Fri Feb 10 15:08:14 GMT 2006
John Madden <maddenj+ilug at skynet.ie> writes:
>> 4: not pass back other error messages (e.g. SMTP level spam checks,
>> or no-such-user at the non-local domain)?
> I'm not quite sure what you mean here. If it's a fatal error, then the
> sender should be notified. If it's not then the sender isn't notified.
In short, I'm sending mail via SMTP to the outgoing server, using
my correct email address in the From field. Server is accepting the
Problem: some of my correspondents are ignoring me -- I'm getting
too few replies. Are some of my emails disappearing into the ether?
Suspicious: email to someone at nonexistentdomain.com is accepted
without error by the server.
Could it be, perhaps, that the server is trying (and failing) to
report errors via SMTP to my PC, rather than to my email address?
Brendan Halpin, Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, Ireland
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