Solved

where do replies received from email sent to incorrect recepients go

Posted on 2007-11-26
3
231 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-19
Hi

i have a customer who when they send email to incorrect addresses, they do not receive a reply informing them.  if i send an email to the same incorrect address from a different network, i do receive an email telling me.

the customer is using outlook 2003 and exchange 2003 as part of sbs 2003....

where can i find where these replies are going?

ger
0
Comment
Question by:gerpaqit
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 104

Expert Comment

by:Sembee
ID: 20349336
That depends on the configuration of the remote server and some element of local.

On Exchange 2003 on Windows 2003 (including SBS 2003) you should configure recipient filtering. (htp://www.amset.info/exchange/filter-unknown.asp). This forces the sending server to generate an NDR. If you don't then the email will be delivered to Exchange and then Exchange will try and send an NDR back out again. Some email administrators configure their servers not to send an NDR, which means the messages are just dropped. For obvious reasons not sending an NDR is bad practise.

Simon.
0
 

Author Comment

by:gerpaqit
ID: 20349816
that is not the case here though as i do get a reply when i send to the same wrong address from a different network.
0
 
LVL 104

Accepted Solution

by:
Sembee earned 500 total points
ID: 20349874
Some sites and third party applications will suppress or block NDRs.
When you get NDRs from the other site, which server generates them? Is it the sending server or the recipient server?

Simon.
0

Featured Post

6 Surprising Benefits of Threat Intelligence

All sorts of threat intelligence is available on the web. Intelligence you can learn from, and use to anticipate and prepare for future attacks.

Join & Write a Comment

We are happy to announce a brand new addition to our line of acclaimed email signature management products – CodeTwo Email Signatures for Office 365.
Marketers need statistics and metrics like everybody else needs oxygen. In this article we explain how to enable marketing campaign statistics for Microsoft Exchange mail.
In this video we show how to create a Distribution Group 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 Recipients >>…
To show how to generate a certificate request 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 Servers >> Certificates…

760 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

20 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now