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Old 04-17-2005, 03:37 PM   #1
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mailserver- my outgoing mail is spam ?


Im very new to sendmail. Im using sendmail 8.12.9 and when I send mail out to others such as hotmail and yahoo through my server, it gets put in the spam folders rather then in ther inbox ? Ive been searching alot for the things I need to change but not have much luck. Im using webmin and sendmail m4 to make changes. Any help would be greatly appreciated
 
Old 04-17-2005, 03:52 PM   #2
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Hi kitek

You may not be able to fix it, are you running your mail server from home with your IP address supplied by your Internet Service Provider ?

If this is the case mail servers normally do a reverse look up on the domain of email addresses, so

user@yourdomain.com resolves to your IP address

Your IP address resolves to your ISP

As the two don't match mail servers treat it as forged so it's tagged as spam

I have the same problem and unfortunately I don't think there's a fix

Pete
 
Old 04-17-2005, 03:55 PM   #3
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Thank you for your reply. That makes perfect sense. I knew it was something since I couldnt figure out a setting to change on this. wonder how a person would get a domain where it would reverse back to me ?
 
Old 04-17-2005, 06:32 PM   #4
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Please do not post the same thread in more than one forum. Picking the most relevant forum and posting it once there makes it easier for other members to help you and keeps the discussion all in one place.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/rules.php

Some answers here in the closed thread.. http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=314227
 
Old 04-28-2009, 06:37 AM   #5
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Im very new to sendmail. Im using sendmail 8.12.9 and when I send mail out to others such as hotmail and yahoo through my server, it gets put in the spam folders rather then in ther inbox ? Ive been searching alot for the things I need to change but not have much luck. Im using webmin and sendmail m4 to make changes. Any help would be greatly appreciated
Dear Sir,


I am facing same kind of problem, I search a lot but yet not got perfect solution over this problem.

If you or any one got solution kindly reply me.

At least give me hint.

thanks

byeeeee
 
Old 04-28-2009, 07:53 AM   #6
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You might want to try sending a test message to check-auth@verifier.port25.com

It is basically a service that will email you back telling if / why your message looks like spam.

Hope this helps,
Joe
 
  


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