Thunderbird Send Transaction failed : Cannot send message due to possible abuse

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Thunderbird Send Transaction failed : Cannot send message due to possible abuse

Beginning June 8th, I started receiving the the following error when sending email via the Thunderbird email client:

 

 

An error occurred while sending mail. The mail server responded:  
Transaction failed : Cannot send message due to possible abuse;
please visit http://postmaster.yahoo.com/abuse_smtp.html for more information.
Please check the message and try again.

 

I had already applied the non-white background work around from this Forum post and Thunderbird had been working fine for a couple of years. Then yesterday I suddenly started seeing the error.  Apparently others are reporting the issue.  Here is a work around from the Yahoo Community Group:

 

 

A temporary fix: When writing an email, re-type your email address in the REPLY TO field. For some reason this seems to work.

From reading various messages around the web it appears to be a Yahoo problem.

 


AT&T was scheduling an update of the email experience starting June 10.  It looks like they mis-configured something.

 

I hope this helps until AT&T gets the issue resolved with Yahoo.

 

 

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Re: Thunderbird Send Transaction failed : Cannot send message due to possible abuse

You'd be better off just getting a gmail account.  Then go on webmail and forward all the ATT/Yahoo email to the gmail acct.  No problem w/Pop and SMTP at gmail. Smiley Wink

 

Chris


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Re: Thunderbird Send Transaction failed : Cannot send message due to possible abuse

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Manually retyping the Reply to field did fix this problem which appeared after almost 5 months using U-verse. Duh.

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