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Old 07-07-2005, 06:22 AM   #1
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553 errors

Hey all,

At my new job I am faced with the task of troubleshooting email problems. I am VERY NEW to Sendmail and I am having a problem I am hoping I can get some help with. A customer of mine is getting several 553 errors. I am not able to come up with a resolution to this. Below is some information sent to me from the customer and a output of the mail log. Can someone help?

our message did not reach some or all of the intended recipients.

Subject: Palmetto slides
Sent: 6/27/2005 10:17 AM

The following recipient(s) could not be reached:

'' on 6/27/2005 10:21 AM
553 sorry, that domain isn't in my list of allowed rcpthosts

Miallog (ip addresses are not real)

Jul 7 02:26:09 tomcat3 sendmail[1617]: j676Q8h01617: ruleset=check_rcpt, arg1=<>, [], reject=550 5.7.1 <>... Relaying denied
Jul 7 02:26:09 tomcat3 sendmail[1625]: j676Q9h01625: ruleset=check_rcpt, arg1=<>, [11.11.11], reject=550 5.7.1 <>... Relaying denied

Last edited by nayabingi; 07-07-2005 at 01:38 PM.
Old 07-07-2005, 01:05 PM   #2
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im not sure, maybe look for a file called rcpthosts? or a setting/option in a file for that word?

im replying to tell you that you should not have posted all of those full email addresses and IP addresses, especially if they are your clients or customers of your company you could get into trouble publishing them like this, or could have created spam for them.
it looks like theres only 2 or so different error messages in that log so edit it and cut it down to the 2 or so error messages that are just repeated over and over, and censor out the real email and ip addresses.


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