09-10-2013 6:49 AM
My partner is having a problem in that emails sent to her att.net email address are bouncing.
She's had this email for over a decade, so a lot of people are still using it. I've configured it so it automatically forwards to her new email address at our domain.
But people who are sending her emails to her old address (takes a long time to update everyone), are periodically having their emails bounce.
What's worse, is that she blames me for it, because I set up the new server and am in charge of the tech. I finally got someone to send me a copy of the error message, and it looks like it's the att.net server that's rejecting it, and not ours. Plus, I changed the settings so that att stores the message before it forwards it, and it's not showing up either place:
From: Microsoft Exchange
Sent: Sunday, September 08, 2013 11:14 AM
To: 'Jill Ginsberg'
Subject: Undeliverable: RE: xxxxx
Delivery has failed to these recipients or distribution lists:
An error occurred while trying to deliver this message to the recipient's e-mail address. Microsoft Exchange will not try to redeliver this message for you. Please try resending this message, or provide the following diagnostic text to your system administrator.
The following organization rejected your message: att.net.
Sent by Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Diagnostic information for administrators:
Generating server: rsfdc1.rsf.local.com
att.net #521-18.104.22.168 blocked by sbc:blacklist.mailrelay.att.net. 521 DNSRBL: Blocked for abuse. See http://att.net/blocks ##
Original message headers:
Received: from rsfdc1.rsf.local.com ([192.168.0.3]) by rsfdc1.rsf.local.com
([192.168.0.3]) with mapi; Sun, 8 Sep 2013 11:13:29 -0400
From: "xxx" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: 'Jill Ginsberg' <email@example.com>
Date: Sun, 8 Sep 2013 11:13:28 -0400
x-ninja-pim: Scanned by Ninja
x-ninja-attachmentfiltering: Policy 3 - no action (outbound)
It's happening to people in all sorts of domains. I've seen tools for the sender to fill out to unblock their domain, but who does the recipient contact to say that lots of emails are getting blocked?
And can this have anything to do with the forwarding to the new account?
09-11-2013 8:24 AM
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