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Send mail from issues and savemail issues, can not save mail using savemail

Posted on 2004-10-29
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Hi:  I am having an issue with some email bounce backs and was wondering how to fix the savemail issue and why the from field is blank i nthe bound back.  Here is the log

Running /var/spool/mqueue/i9TGwiG70310 (sequence 1 of 272)
JVICT888@AOL.COM... Connecting to mailin-03.mx.aol.com. via esmtp...
220-rly-yi05.mx.aol.com ESMTP mail_relay_in-yi5.3; Fri, 29 Oct 2004 12:54:27 -0400
220-America Online (AOL) and its affiliated companies do not
220-     authorize the use of its proprietary computers and computer
220-     networks to accept, transmit, or distribute unsolicited bulk
220-     e-mail sent from the internet.  Effective immediately:  AOL
220-     may no longer accept connections from IP addresses which
220      have no reverse-DNS (PTR record) assigned.
>>> EHLO wsc.woodcraft.com
250-rly-yi05.mx.aol.com peer name unknown
250 HELP
>>> MAIL From:<custserv@woodcraft.com>
250 OK
>>> RCPT To:<JVICT888@AOL.COM>
250 OK
>>> DATA
354 START MAIL INPUT, END WITH "." ON A LINE BY ITSELF
>>> .
250 OK
JVICT888@AOL.COM... Sent (OK)

Running /var/spool/mqueue/i9TDWC769000 (sequence 2 of 272)
CLEAVERS@MOUNTAINMAX.NET... Connecting to vailmail146.vail.net. via esmtp...
220 vailmail146.vail.net ESMTP Postfix
>>> EHLO wsc.woodcraft.com
250-vailmail146.vail.net
250-PIPELINING
250-SIZE 6000000
250-ETRN
250 8BITMIME
>>> MAIL From:<custserv@woodcraft.com> SIZE=4014
250 Ok
>>> RCPT To:<CLEAVERS@MOUNTAINMAX.NET>
550 Client host rejected: cannot find your hostname, [12.109.111.189] has no reverse DNS (ptr) record.  See http://isp.vail.net/reve
rse-dns.html for details.
CLEAVERS@MOUNTAINMAX.NET... User unknown
>>> RSET
250 Ok
custserv@woodcraft.com... Connecting to mail.woodcraft.com. via esmtp...
custserv@woodcraft.com... Closing connection to mailin-03.mx.aol.com.
>>> QUIT
221 SERVICE CLOSING CHANNEL
220 sbrgate01.sbrdmz.com GWGuardian ESMTP Receiver Version 3.1.301.0 Ready
>>> EHLO wsc.woodcraft.com
250-sbrgate01.sbrdmz.com
250-SIZE 0
250-ETRN
250-ENHANCEDSTATUSCODES
250-X-IMS 5 904
250-DSN
250-VRFY
250-AUTH LOGIN
250-AUTH=LOGIN
250 8BITMIME
>>> MAIL From:<> SIZE=4114
501 5.5.2 Syntax error in address
custserv@woodcraft.com... Data format error
MAILER-DAEMON... aliased to root
/.forward: line 1: forwarding to helpdesk@woodcraft.com
postmaster... aliased to root
/.forward: line 1: forwarding to helpdesk@woodcraft.com
helpdesk@woodcraft.com... Using cached ESMTP connection to mail.woodcraft.com. via esmtp...
>>> RSET
250 2.0.0 OK
>>> MAIL From:<> SIZE=4214
501 5.5.2 Syntax error in address
helpdesk@woodcraft.com... Data format error
MAILER-DAEMON... aliased to root
/.forward: line 1: forwarding to helpdesk@woodcraft.com
savemail: cannot save rejected email anywhere: A file or directory in the path name does not exist.


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Solved other problems, just need answer to SAVEMAIL issue
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>>> MAIL From:<> SIZE=4214
501 5.5.2 Syntax error in address

this breaks RFC , read about you and the likes at www.rfc-ignorant.org
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I pointed to problem but asker lost any interest in solution
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by:ort11
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Thanks for the advice, but

I was really interested in this error

savemail: cannot save rejected email anywhere: A file or directory in the path name does not exist.

I was interested how this can happen and how to fix.

Thanks
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by:gheist
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you miss alias for postmaster, because you deleted it.
now put it back into /etc/aliases
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