HOWTO configure an firstname.lastname@example.org address
Posted on 2008-10-08
I setup an old server with a LAMP Ubuntu distribution (Hardy Heron) to give it a try and learn.
It works fine (now) and I would like the mail server to be safely configured and respectfull of the anti-spam and whatsoever recommendations. Pingability.com seems happy, exept for this message (I replaced the domain name with a generic one):
"The mail server rejected the email address 'email@example.com' (550 5.1.1 <firstname.lastname@example.org>: Recipient address rejected: User unknown in local recipient table). It should have accepted the address."
Fine with me! But I do not understand who will use this address, nor how. Therefore, I cannot figure out to which address I should forward the emails of email@example.com.
Can anyone explain the whole picture to me? Thanks a lot in advance.