Cant send mail to OU-002 Mail rejected

Posted on 2009-12-16
Last Modified: 2014-10-07
Generating server: RVR-EXCH.ranchovalencia.local #550 OU-002 Mail rejected by Windows Live Hotmail for policy reasons. Reasons for rejection may be related to content with spam-like characteristics or IP/domain reputation problems. If you are not an email/network admin please contact your E-mail/Internet Service Provider for help. Email/network admins, please visit for email delivery information and support ##
Original message headers:
Received: from RVR-EXCH.ranchovalencia.local ([fe80::7d04:105c:d44c:f9b2]) by
 RVR-EXCH.ranchovalencia.local ([fe80::7d04:105c:d44c:f9b2%12]) with mapi;
 Wed, 16 Dec 2009 08:45:46 -0800
From: Page <>
To: "" <>
Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2009 08:45:45 -0800
Subject: FW:Hello
Thread-Topic: Hello
Thread-Index: Acp+a1MzaBVu6SnJR6GXQnSZj3WVfwAA9O2w
Message-ID: <107B9BC141972A4E8D0371AA49C346CC28E03022AB@RVR-EXCH.ranchovalencia.local>
Accept-Language: en-US
Content-Language: en-US
X-MS-Has-Attach: yes
acceptlanguage: en-US
Content-Type: multipart/related;
MIME-Version: 1.0
I just ran some mail tests with, it says DNS matches, not an open relay, and doesnt appear to be blacklisted...

Any help would be appreciated.

Question by:guitar_333
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    Expert Comment

    Is the SPF Record correct?  I've also encountered the problem and the only way around it I found on some servers is to use a smarthost for exchange and send all mail thru that ...
    LVL 74

    Accepted Solution

    I'd you have no SPF then it will be rejected by hotmail.

    Check this FAQ for some pointers on how to find out what the problem is and how to fix it:
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    Expert Comment

    please visit for email delivery information and support.
    LVL 65

    Expert Comment

    This would cause a problem: RVR-EXCH.ranchovalencia.local
    It looks like Windows 2008, so is either Exchange 2007 or 2010. Change the FQDN on your Send Connector to - basically whatever the EXTERNAL name of your Exchange server is. Then apply ok out and restart the Exchange Transport Service.


    Author Comment


    I checked Organization Config > Hub Transport > Send Connectors and the FQDN does show

    Where else can I check...I do notice mail headers reference RVR-EXCH which is the mail servers internet computer name. When it should reference the PTR
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    Expert Comment

    What the headers say doesn't matter.
    If the Send Connector is correct then it isn't that.


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