[CentOS] Email Problem

Eero Volotinen eero.volotinen at iki.fi
Fri Feb 26 14:42:45 UTC 2010


2010/2/26 Susan Day <suzieprogrammer at gmail.com>:
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 10:34 AM, Susan Day <suzieprogrammer at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 9:51 AM, Simon Billis <simon at houxou.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> > Why?
>>>
>>> That is a good question - I "guess" that google's email system thinks
>>> you're
>>> sending them spam. If you want your mail to be accepted you may need to
>>> have
>>> implemented SPF and domainkeys.
>>
>> Oh, lovely. As if I didn't have enough work to do...Thanks, google.
>>
>>>
>>> You can also try to send mail to your google address by hand i.e. telnet
>>> to
>>> google's mail platform on port 25 and mimic the smtp conversation by hand
>>> to
>>> see if you can get any further....
>>
>> I've not done this before. Here's what I did. Please see if this looks
>> correct:
>> [root]# telnet mail.mydomain.com 25
>> Trying 209.216.9.56...
>> Connected to mail.mydomain.com.
>> Escape character is '^]'.
>> 220 mail.mydomain.com ESMTP
>> HELO mail.mydomain.com
>> 250 mail.mydomain.com
>> MAIL FROM suzie at mydomain.com
>> 250 ok
>> RCPT TO suzieprogrammer at gmail.com
>> 250 ok
>> DATA testing
>> 354 go ahead
>> .
>> 250 ok 1267194591 qp 11432
>> quit
>> 221 mail.mydomain.com
>> Connection closed by foreign host.
>> [root]#
>> I didn't receive any message. Time for domainkeys?
>> TIA,
>> Susan
>
> PS. These emails never reach my spam box, either!

Well. Gmail can kill this kind of test messages and messages that look
like spam.
(messages with incorrect headers and so)

--
Eero


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