[svlug] Re: [svlug]Email to/from SVLUG

Marc MERLIN marc_news at valinux.com
Sun May 7 09:50:28 PDT 2000


On jeu, avr 27, 2000 at 07:26:31 -0700, Rafael wrote:
> I sent a message earlier to the list but never received it back.
> 
> Don't know what you guys changed on the mail system which used to work for
> years. My exim_rejects shows the following:
> 
> 2000-04-27   17:34:39   rejected   MAIL  FROM:   temporarily   unable   to
> verify  sender  address  (try again  later)  <svlug-admin at lists.svlug.org>
> H=svlug2.svlug.org [198.186.203.43] (mail)
> 
> Seems there is nothing in "MAIL FROM:" which my exim rejects. That
> prevents 99% of the spam.
 
AFAIK, you send an Email with an empty envelope sender when that Email is a
bounce and you don't want a bounce back.
Also, the envelope sender doesn't look empty, it looks like it's
svlug-admin at lists.svlug.org, which gets the Email bounces

> exim_mainlog has the following:
> 
> 2000-04-27 17:34:39 rejected MAIL FROM: temporarily unable to verify
> sender address (try again later) <svlug-admin at lists.svlug.org> H=svlug2.svlug.org
> [198.186.203.43] (mail)

Can't this be a DNS resolving issue?

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