highlight incorrect email address in our database

Posted on 2007-03-21
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Last Modified: 2010-03-06
Do you know of a way to check email address prior to sending

either softwar ethat will runa agianst a series of email addres and determine if there is a valid recipeint.

or somthing that can deal with NDR's  send the email addres to excel if it doesnt work or similar.

windows 2003 sp1 and Exchange sp2
outlook 2003
Question by:mhamer
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If you attempt to check whether the email address exists you will get blacklisted as that is what spammers like to do. Commonly referred to as a directory harvest attack.

If you are doing a mailshot then it sounds like you need some mail management software. If you get a decent package then it can handle the bounce backs and anyone clicking reply and typing unsubscribe etc.

Lots of packages available, depending on what you are doing.
Google Bulk email software or list management software and most hits will be of interest.


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