Exchange,,  cant send mail to them

Posted on 2010-09-12
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Hey Guys.

Not sure whats up here My exchange server can deliver mail to the about mentioned domains.

It sits in the queue for a few days then I get a 4.4.7 error saying

This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification.

"Unable to deliver message to the following recipients, due to being unable to connect successfully to the destination mail server."

Where should i Start o troubleshoot this issue?

Question by:jjanknegt
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Expert Comment

ID: 33657530
have you checked if your IP is blacklisted, contact your ISP and let them know the issue. it should be resolved from their side.
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Expert Comment

ID: 33658192
this is typically because the IP you are sending from doesn't have a PTR record

go to and run a diagnostic

Author Comment

ID: 33658215
But we have been sending mail for years to those addresses.

How do create a PTR record?

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Expert Comment

ID: 33658218
a PTR record should be created by your ISP, run the diagnostic first

Author Comment

ID: 33658247
I ran it and it listed the ISP name server. Pretty sure we have a ptr record.  went through something similar a year ago.
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Accepted Solution

Akhater earned 500 total points
ID: 33658293
you don't have a lot of options

1. You are blacklisted
2. you don't have a PTR
3. you have connectivity problems with these domains

from your exchange server try

telnet 25
 (wait for a reply)
mail from:<>
(wait for reply)
rcpt to:<>
(wait for reply)


Author Comment

ID: 33662049


I tried that a this is the error i get
421 4.7.1 All messages from will be permanently deffered; re trying will not succeed.


checking link now.

Any suggestions.
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Expert Comment

ID: 33662269
you are blacklisted

This error message indicates we are seeing a high volume of messages from your IP address that is a characteristic of unsolicited, bulk emails. While this is a temporary SMTP error code, we do not recommend attempting to resend your messages until you examine your subscription practices and lists, and implement changes to ensure that your messages are sent only to users who have requested it

Author Comment

ID: 33663190
okay getting some where.

i need to send Yahoo some info and I am not sure how to get this

* Log messages from your mail server showing which IP you connected to
and what responses you got from the remote server at the time you
received the failures.

how do i pull that log?


Author Comment

ID: 33702310
Wow I am still blocked.

Driving me crazy.  

I confirmed we are not compromised, PTR records in place.

but still Yahoo clocks us any suggestion guys.

i am desperate.


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