[Mimedefang] Rejecting Some Recipients in filter_recipient() for Relay

Kris Deugau kdeugau at vianet.ca
Fri Mar 23 10:14:37 EDT 2007

imacat wrote:
>     I'm running MIMEDefang 2.61 on our mail gateway.  Since I have a way
> to check against the intranet local recipients list, I would like to
> reject the non-existing users there, preventing mailbox probe and
> bandwidth loss and non-sense bounce.  So, I followed the illustration in
> mimedefang-filter(5), created a subroutine filter_recipient() and check
> the recipients there.  Everything work as expected, except for one thing.

>     The gateway has rejected the 2 recipients, but it still ask the
> intranet mail server for these 2 rejected recipients.  Why?

Post your filter_recipient;  it sounds like you're not doing something 
correctly.  I've used this on several systems without trouble.


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