[Mimedefang] md_check_against_smtp_server

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Thu Nov 20 10:28:30 EST 2003

On Thu, 20 Nov 2003, Robert Covell wrote:

> 1) $Domain does not seem to be available from within filter_recipient

Correct.  You have to extract the domain from the e-mail address yourself.
See the mimedefang.pl source code for examples.

> 2) When I check against mail2.domain.com everything is accepted (i.e. even
> bad addresses).  When I check against mail1.domain.com it SEEMS that things
> are not accepted (i.e. it is working fine).  On mail2.domain.com I am using
> sendmail 8.11.5(patched) + cyrus 1.5.24 and on mail1.domain.com I am using
> 8.12.10 + cyrus 2.1.15.  Could the older sendmail version be causing the
> problem?  Does it not return the proper information for the
> md_check_against_smtp_server function?  Or am I not using it correctly?

Some Cyrus installations do not verify recipients at RCPT TO: time.  Check
your Sendmail mailer flags and Cyrus setup.



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