RBL blocking emails by mistake?

Drew Marshall drew at
Tue Sep 12 20:06:10 IST 2006

On 12 Sep 2006, at 18:49, Scott Silva wrote:

> Alex Neuman van der Hans spake the following on 9/12/2006 9:29 AM:
>> Scott Silva wrote:
>>> Your server bounces with no user by that name because RFC's say  
>>> you are
>>> supposed to bounce it.
>> Are you sure you're supposed to "take it all in and then bounce  
>> it"? I'm
>> not sure you're *required* to "take it all in"; IIRC you always  
>> have the
>> right to reject it at the MTA level, right?
> Alex, you and Drew are both right! I guess I should visit the  
> coffee pot
> before I start reading the list!!  ;-)
> I got it when my secondary MX accepted the message and then bounced  
> it when
> the primary rejected it. I am currently trying to get mimedefang  
> going on them
> to do call-aheads.

Remind me, which MTA are you running?

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