Re: [exim] 5xx errors on RCPT being ignored...

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Author: Peter Bowyer
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To: exim users
Subject: Re: [exim] 5xx errors on RCPT being ignored...
On 06/03/07, Dan_Mitton@??? <Dan_Mitton@???> wrote:
> It seems like I am getting 5xx errors on some outbound RCPT commands
> (mostly to bounce messages), but Exim doesn't seem to take that as a
> permanent error. Instead it freezes it and retries. Is there anything I
> can do to make the 5xx's kill the message? Thanks. Example below...
>
> 2007-03-04 05:55:32 SMTP error from remote mail server after RCPT
> TO:<recognizedseller.com@???>: host q0.netfirms.com
> [38.113.168.70]: 553 sorry, that address is unknown
> 2007-03-04 05:55:32 recognizedseller.com@??? F=<> P=<>
> R=dnslookup T=remote_smtp: SMTP error from remote mail server after RCPT
> TO:<recognizedseller.com@???>: host q0.netfirms.com
> [38.113.168.70]: 553 sorry, that address is unknown
> *** Frozen (delivery error message)


http://www.exim.org/exim-html-4.66/doc/html/spec_html/ch03.html#id2561248

This should explain what you're seeing, and point you to options to
control the behaviour.

Peter


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Peter Bowyer
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