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SMART_HOST and error reports

Postby torbjorn.lindahl@gmail.com » Thu, 02 Feb 2006 18:30:58 GMT

I am currently routing outgoing emails via ISP's smtp host, and it
works fine, except for emails with errors. Whenever a mail transaction
fails, it is reported back to the system account on my local smtp
server, and not to the original sender of the email. Which means I will
have to check every single failed email and notice the original sender,
instead of the local smtp server sends the error report back to the
original sender. Can this be arranged?


Re: SMART_HOST and error reports

Postby per » Sat, 04 Feb 2006 06:59:28 GMT

In article < XXXX@XXXXX.COM >
" XXXX@XXXXX.COM " < XXXX@XXXXX.COM > writes:

That sounds genuinely broken - are you sure you're not just seeing the
effect of having the PostmasterCopy option set? Please provide .mc file
and log entries (*all* *relevant* log entries - the error messages will
have a different queue ID, but there will be "DSN" log lines connecting
them to the original one).

--Per Hedeland
 XXXX@XXXXX.COM 


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