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email to large bcc list get rejected

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussion' started by fweikeong, Sep 26, 2002.

  1. fweikeong

    fweikeong Registered

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    Hi,

    I have a problem with the sending an email to large bcc list (about 30 emails in the list) from outlook :-

    The email :-

    to : one recipient
    from : an email account on the same server
    cc : none
    bcc : a list about 30 emails created in outlook on a standalone WinXP with a DSL line (qwest)
    incoming/outgoing mail server : mail.userdomain.com

    exim returns with error :-

    550 relaying to &some@email& prohibited by administrator


    sometimes it did got through without problem.

    Any idea ?
     
  2. krellen

    krellen Member

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    This is old, but I would like to bump it anyway as I have a client having the exact same problem.

    Anyone want to tackle this one?
     
  3. chirpy

    chirpy Well-Known Member

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    Well, email header fields have a maximum size and if that is exceeded you'll get an error. The best you can do is to advise clients to use a mailing list application instead - that's what they're for.
     
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