Re: Recipient address rejected: aol.com
>>>> It depends on MTA. From the log, AOL may not use Postifx or customized the checking on RCPT_TO stage (PolicyD or milter, etc).No way. I don't think I've seen more than a few bounces within the
>>>> However, the result is that AOL MTA don't accept it for your MAIL FROM, RCPT TO parameters.
>>> The AOL MTA rejects it because the mailbox does not exist. A policy
>>> rejection results in a different return code.
>> I originally started this thread because I received several "Recipient
>> address rejected" bounces from different aol.com addresses in the last
>> 24 hours. I have just now received this:
>> Final-Recipient: rfc822;masked@...
>> Action: delayed
>> Status: 4.0.0 (temporary failure)
>> Diagnostic-Code: smtp; 4.3.2 - Not accepting messages at this time
>> 554-'5.7.1 : (RLY:B1)
>> http://postmaster.info.aol.com/errors/554rlyb1.html' (delivery
>> attempts: 0)
>> That URL says the following which does sound like a policy violation:
>> "This error message is a dynamic block on our system. Dynamic blocks
>> are placed on an IP address when the IP's statistics break our
>> threshold. These are automated blocks that are removed by the system
>> within 24 hours once the complaints are again below the threshold."
>> Could "statistics" refer to the several messages sent from my IP
>> address to non-existent aol.com addresses within the last 24 hours?
> Yes. It looks like you sent too many messages to non-existent
> mailboxes, and are therefore blacklisted for 24 hours after you stop
> doing that. Or at least being deferred.
> You aren't lishwashing or anything, are you? Can't imagine they'd do
> that for just a few of them.
last day or two. Maybe it's too high of a percentage good mail to bad
mail? I need to start disabling an email address when I get a bounce