[Mimedefang] Relay_check not working

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Thu Sep 12 13:47:01 EDT 2002

On Thu, 12 Sep 2002, Stefano McGhee wrote:

> David predicted, after submitting a MAIL FROM: command with an address, I
> got a 554 5.7.1 error telling me to leave (Excellent...).  However, I was
> still connected.  Am I wron to think that the connection should be closed?

Sendmail keeps the connection open until the client gives a QUIT.
However, once you receive a 5xx error code, any subsequent command you
issue will fail, with the exception of RSET and QUIT.  This is part of
the SMTP standard.



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