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Old 01-03-2006, 02:33 PM   #1
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qmail server, local users sending mail with incorrect email addresses


Hi All

Happy new year to all.

The problem that i have is that some local users are putting the incorrect from email addresses, in their email client.

eg. bob@wrongdomain.com instead of bob@rightdomain.com

i have actuall seen test@foobar.com.

Is there anyway to stop this.

Thanks
 
Old 01-03-2006, 07:33 PM   #2
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It all depends on the email client they're using - you haven't really given us very many details. Do they send their email from the same PC as the server itself or something?
Ask them to make sure that they have correctly set the "From:" and "Reply To:" addresses in their application's configuration panel, and that should do the trick.

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Last edited by J_K9; 01-03-2006 at 07:41 PM.
 
Old 01-04-2006, 02:40 AM   #3
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Thanks for the reply,

No they send mail from other PCs', email clients vary from thunderbird to outlook etc.
I was wondering if there was a way for the mail server to reject any local mail with the incorrect from address.
 
  


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