AW: AW: [Mimedefang] Detect mail loops in mimedefang ?
Florian.Meister at medienhaus.at
Thu Jul 28 10:57:11 EDT 2005
Thx for all the answers ...
It seems that the forwarder inserts a return-path header, to which the mail is sent back which produces the looping. I'm going to correct this ....
Von: mimedefang-bounces at lists.roaringpenguin.com [mailto:mimedefang-bounces at lists.roaringpenguin.com] Im Auftrag von David F. Skoll
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 28. Juli 2005 15:56
An: mimedefang at lists.roaringpenguin.com
Betreff: Re: AW: [Mimedefang] Detect mail loops in mimedefang ?
Florian Meister wrote:
> 2 mail relays and one mail-storage. The mail-storage has a
> webinterface on which you can redirect your mail. You redirect the
> mail to a mailbox which does not exist, and because of the redirect
> the Return-Path points to the redirected mailbox. The Server to which
> is redirected sends a bounce-mail. The bounce-mail comes in to the
> mail-relays. The mail relays do not see that the mail is rotating,
> because of the forwarding. Then the mail is forwarded and bounced
> again and gets bigger and bigger.
I can't follow this. Bounce messages are supposed to come from <> exactly to prevent this kind of looping.
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