Solved

Netscape 4.05 wont Return Receipt

Posted on 1998-08-17
4
242 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-27

   when i send email with a return receipt request i get an error that says our smtp server
   cant handle it and
   so it sends with no return receipt. We were using pegasus before with no problems. Our
   server runs
   Solaris 2.6.   HELP??!!??




0
Comment
Question by:maudib031397
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 

Accepted Solution

by:
izar earned 200 total points
ID: 2006647
The Solaris 2.6 smtp server does not know (at least by default) how to handle requests for delivery receipts. Your options are to either take a look into sendmail versions available on the Net or to return to your Pegasus server.


0
 

Author Comment

by:maudib031397
ID: 2006648
Hi izar,

We haven't changed servers, just pop clients. we were getting return receipts but not with
netscape clients. if the sendmail change is necessary, is there a source for that package that
you know of?

0
 

Expert Comment

by:izar
ID: 2006649
Wait a second - we seem to have a small divergence in terms here. You say you changed "pop clients". I think you are referring to pop servers, since pop clients would be any programs you'd be using to access your email (Netscape, Eudora and what not). So I suppose you changed pop servers. Again, the error you are receiving ("our smtp server can't handle it") indicates a problem with the sendmail (or other smtp server you may be using). Please make your scenario clearer, perhaps including the whole setup and the whole error message you are getting.
0
 

Author Comment

by:maudib031397
ID: 2006650
Yes small.  We didn't change servers, only clients.
the message: "Your SMTP Server does not support the return receipt function so your message will be sent withouth the return receipt request"

we are running sendmail v. 8.7.3  
on solaris 2.6
it worked with other clients but not netscape.

0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Java performance on Solaris - Managing CPUs There are various resource controls in operating system which directly/indirectly influence the performance of application. one of the most important resource controls is "CPU".   In a multithreaded…
FreeBSD on EC2 FreeBSD (https://www.freebsd.org) is a robust Unix-like operating system that has been around for many years. FreeBSD is available on Amazon EC2 through Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) provided by FreeBSD developer and security office…
Learn several ways to interact with files and get file information from the bash shell. ls lists the contents of a directory: Using the -a flag displays hidden files: Using the -l flag formats the output in a long list: The file command gives us mor…
This video shows how to set up a shell script to accept a positional parameter when called, pass that to a SQL script, accept the output from the statement back and then manipulate it in the Shell.

763 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question