[Mailman-Users] Question about rejection messages.
heller at deepsoft.com
Wed Jul 2 13:49:10 CEST 2014
At Tue, 01 Jul 2014 20:34:15 -0700 Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
> On 07/01/2014 07:12 PM, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> > Mark Sapiro writes:
> > > At 05:00 local time this morning my Mailman installation sent password
> > > reminders to 65 comcast.net addresses. Of these, exactly 1 bounced with
> > >
> > > 550 5.1.1 <user at comcast.net> Account not available (in reply to RCPT TO
> > > command)
> > OK, so we know Comcast will admit that a user doesn't exist. Is this
> > a personalized list? Maybe Comcast does something different with a
> > multiple recipient RCPT TO that contains multiple invalid users?
> These and the OP's were all password reminders which are all
> 'personalized' and sent to a single RCPT TO
> > Also, note that this message, presumably a quote from comcast.net up
> > to the open paren, includes an extended status code whereas the OP's
> > error did not. I wonder if his MTA was actually talking to
> > comcast.net? Maybe somebody gave him a "comcast.com" address by
> > mistake or something like that?
> Good observation.
All three of the comcast bounces were @cable.comcast.com addresses. Other
comcast address (all @comcast.net) went through fine. The @cable.comcast.com
were working for sometime. The list in question has had extreemly low volume
recently, and was never a really high volume list.
Robert Heller -- 978-544-6933 / heller at deepsoft.com
Deepwoods Software -- http://www.deepsoft.com/
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