> On Sun, 10 May 1998 at 20:58:08 -0400, John W. DeBoskey wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I seem to be unable to send mail to brian@Awfulhak.org... I'm not
> > sure why.
> > ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
> > <brian@Awfulhak.org>
> > ----- Transcript of session follows -----
> > ... while talking to awfulhak.org.:
> >>>> RCPT To:<brian@Awfulhak.org>
> > <<< 550 <brian@Awfulhak.org>... we do not relay email@example.com
> > 550 <brian@Awfulhak.org>... User unknown
> You are trying to send mail via a system that doesn't want to do it
> for you. You've left out the name of the system in the message above,
> but I'd recommend that you stop trying to use it.
Actually, no. This is attepting to deliver to the destination system,
and if you look at the transcript, it tells you who the system is.
The rejection comes from the *target* system. This is a problem with
the current anti-relaying sendmail rules - I am having inordinate
difficulty delivering mail from my dialup here in japan due to this.
antipodes:~>telnet awfulhak.org smtp
Connected to awfulhak.org.
Escape character is '^]'.
220 tele1.inweb.co.uk ESMTP Sendmail 8.8.8/8.8.5; Mon, 11 May 1998 02:41:41 GMT
250-tele1.inweb.co.uk Hello [18.104.22.168], pleased to meet you
MAIL from: firstname.lastname@example.org
250 email@example.com... Sender ok
RCPT to: firstname.lastname@example.org
550 email@example.com... we do not relay firstname.lastname@example.org
RCPT to: <email@example.com>
550 <firstname.lastname@example.org>... we do not relay email@example.com
\\ Sometimes you're ahead, \\ Mike Smith
\\ sometimes you're behind. \\ firstname.lastname@example.org
\\ The race is long, and in the \\ email@example.com
\\ end it's only with yourself. \\ firstname.lastname@example.org
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