Postfix error "invalid recipient syntax"

Posted on 2005-04-28
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Last Modified: 2011-10-03
We are trying to send email to a person with a rather strange email address - it has a "-" in front of the name.
It is formatted like this: "-John-Smith@abc.com"

When we send email to that address, our Postfix server chokes on it, giving the error "invalid recipient syntax"

We do know it is valid since we can send to it using an AOL and other mail accounts.

What config change do we need to do in Postfix to get these emails out?

We are using Postfix v2.1.4 on Redhat 9

Question by:Altarum
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pablouruguay earned 500 total points
ID: 13886261
try with this
allow_min_user = yes
in main.cf.

and please check this thred



Author Comment

ID: 13887009
Thx for the fast response! Right on target

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