Solved

disable postmaster emails in exchange 2003

Posted on 2006-06-28
5
2,002 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
i keep getting loads of delivery failures from emails sent to non existant email addresses sent to our admin mailbox.

where in 2003 can i disable delivery failures being sent in 2003?

thanks
0
Comment
Question by:naifyboy123
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 35

Expert Comment

by:rakeshmiglani
ID: 16999489
it is in the global settings of exchange system manager.

How to control non-delivery reports when you use Exchange 2000 or Exchange 2003
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/294757/en-us
0
 

Author Comment

by:naifyboy123
ID: 16999560
thanks rakeshmiglani

that's not really what i am looking for - that controls NDRs on a global basis.

i want to keep NDRs alive for all our users.

however, i am getting loads of NDRs as per example below:

it looks as if spammers are using are postmaster address



Your message did not reach some or all of the intended recipients.

      Subject:      Message has been quarantined - Returned mail: see transcript for    details
      Sent:      28/06/2006 09:46

The following recipient(s) could not be reached:

      lzafjemzlf@mydomain.co.uk on 28/06/2006 09:47
            The destination server for this recipient could not be found in Domain Name Service (DNS).  Please verify the email address and retry.  If that fails, contact your administrator.
            <myserver.mydomain.co.uk #5.4.0 smtp;554 5.4.0 Too many Received: headers>
0
 
LVL 35

Accepted Solution

by:
rakeshmiglani earned 500 total points
ID: 16999586
the you can enable filtering. checking the following

Filter Out Mail to Non-Existent Users
http://www.amset.info/exchange/filter-unknown.asp
0
 

Author Comment

by:naifyboy123
ID: 16999673
cool - thanks - i have just configured it and will leave it for a while and see if it stops.

will report back soon.

thanks
0
 

Author Comment

by:naifyboy123
ID: 16999795
seems to be ok - thanks very much for your help
0

Featured Post

NAS Cloud Backup Strategies

This article explains backup scenarios when using network storage. We review the so-called “3-2-1 strategy” and summarize the methods you can use to send NAS data to the cloud

Question has a verified solution.

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

Local Continuous Replication is a cost effective and quick way of backing up Exchange server data. The following article describes the steps required to configure Local Continuous Replication. Also, the article tells you how to restore from a backup…
This article explains how to install and use the NTBackup utility that comes with Windows Server.
In this video we show how to create an email address policy in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.:  First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Mail Flow…
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…

776 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