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Re: recipient verification with VRFY?

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  • kj
    ... 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
    Message 1 of 6 , Apr 2, 2008
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      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.

      Understood.

      Thanks

      --kj
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