[chbot] Mail server misconfiguration

Andy ZL3AG zl3ag at radioengineering.com
Thu Dec 1 23:31:21 GMT 2016




On 2/12/2016, at 11:25 AM, Volker Kuhlmann wrote:

> On Fri 02 Dec 2016 10:01:54 NZDT +1300, Andy ZL3AG wrote:
>> It used to be that when I sent an email to chbot, I would see it
>> arrive back in my mailbox from the list immediately.
>> Now, that doesn't happen. The DMARC system on my mailserver is
>> rejecting the email because it's "From:" line give my email address,
>> but my mail server knows the mailing list server is not allowed to
>> send mail in my name.
> You are correct in blaming a mailserver misconfiguration, but it's
> yours, not the list's.
> Since forever mailing lists send out emails with the poster's email
> address in From:. Note you can only have 1 address in From:, unlike CC:
> or BCC:. What else are they supposed to put in there? You post, so it's
> from you. The mailing list server just sends it on, always adding some
> headers to show what's been happening (although ever fewer especially
> with high-volume marketroidal-crap servers). It may change Reply-to:,
> but that's another seering-hot can of fish.
> I'm afraid you need to fix your own system...
>> My yahoo groups messages come through OK be cause they append the
>> mailing list email address to the From: line (I think that's why,
>> anyway).
> Not possible, sorry. Single address in From:, and it's always been
> yours.
> Volker
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