ch at code-heads.com
Mon Apr 10 16:32:14 UTC 2006
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On Mon, 10 Apr 2006 12:03:17 -0400 (EDT) Tom Diehl <tdiehl at rogueind.com>
> On Mon, 10 Apr 2006, CodeHeads wrote:
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> > On Mon, 10 Apr 2006 11:45:38 +0100 Andy Burns <fedora at adslpipe.co.uk>
> > wrote:
> > > Paul Howarth wrote:
> > >
> > > > The URL referenced in the rejection suggests that this is a
> > > > content-based rejection, Maybe AOL are rejecting mail from some
> > > > commonly-compromised web apps? Strange though that the mail
> > > > should go through if you send it via your own mail server and
> > > > not your ISP's.
> > >
> > > I think AOL will only accept mail from servers for which the
> > > forward *and* reverse DNS match the server's IP actual address,
> > > though this might not be what is catching your server out, as I
> > > thought they gave a quite explicit message when failing their DNS
> > > tests.
> The above is wrong. the fwd and reverse do not have to match, you do
> however need a ptr.
> There are more and more big isp's requiring this. I know Comcast will
> reject mail also if there is no rdns entry. Again though it does not
> have to match.
> See http://postmaster.aol.com/info/rdns.html for more info.
> > What I cannot understand is that I have always had to use my ISP
> > auth to send emails out. I still do not understand it.
> Since I did not see the original message I cannot comment on this
> except to say that I have found aol to be one of the easiest to get
> large qtys. of legit email into provided you follow ALL of their
> rules. All of which are documented on the postmaster page.
> Tom Diehl tdiehl at rogueind.com Spamtrap
> address mtd123 at rogueind.com
Here is a little background. The email was sent through forms on a
website. I have been messing with the headers of the PHP scripts.
I did a test of sending an email directly from my email client that goes
through my email server, then it authenticates through my ISP SMTP
server. When this is done it works. So that tells me that the headers on
the PHP script are not correct or not enough email headers.
I hope I explained that right. :)
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