Wietse Venema wrote:
>>> you don't. it uses RCPT TO because it is more reliable.
>> Don't as in shouldn't or can't? In this case it's inaccurate.
> This would be the first email server that ACCEPTS an address with
> RCPT TO and that REJECTS that same address with VRFY.
I was surprised myself. I suspect the reason it's happening is that the
destination server allows relay based on the network. But I don't have
access to it and the sysadmin is not cooperating.
> Even if this were the case with 10% of all the mail servers on the
> Internet, it would not be worth the trouble to implement code and
> to provide an option to configure this on a per-server basis.