Bouncing messages with missing From: info

Jerry Benton jerry.benton at
Tue Apr 16 15:11:38 IST 2013

I agree. The only problem is that many organizations do not yet even
utilize SPF much less DKIM. At least Google is helping by mandating it on
Gmail. That will at least make a lot of orgnizations bring their mailers
into contemporary times.

On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 3:32 PM, Steve Freegard <steve.freegard at>wrote:

> On 16/04/13 13:58, Raymond Norton wrote:
> > As I work with this issue, I see the problem is someone is spoofing one
> > of our domains we relay to and we are getting all the bounces. Is there
> > any way of dealing with this, or do we just have to deal with the
> > bounced messages?
> >
> You'll just have to deal with the bounces for now.   Several ways you
> can do that - via the VBounce plug-in in SpamAssassin or by rejecting
> all bounces to the domain temporarily if the problem is bad enough.
> Going forward - setting up SPF on the domain in question (preferably
> with a -all hardfail) can dissuade spammers from spoofing your domains
> as it will affect their deliverability.  Same with DKIM and DMARC.
> HTH,
> Steve.
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Jerry Benton
Mailborder Systems
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