Re: Bounce replies are not coming back through relay
- On 4/3/10 8:24 AM, Masao Garcia at masaog@... wrote:
> Okay, I think I know what the problem is. Our reply-to addresses are for aOnce mail leaves your server, any bounce message generated by a downstream
> domain that's not handled (yet) by our mail servers. We are in the middle
> of a transition to bringing our e-mail in-house away from an external
> pop/imap provider but during the transition we'd still like to keep the
> reply-to domain name the same (we just have forwards set up on our external
> provider to point to our temporary e-mail addresses). From looking at the
> logs, the bounce is going to our provider's MX server and stops there. If I
> change my reply-to to a domain that is handled by my relay then I get the
> bounce message back.
server and sent back to you is "just another" piece of Internet mail and
goes to wherever mail is received for your address. There is nothing special
about a bounce message that would make the downstream server send it back to
the server that sent it the message.