Exim message delivery question

anup123

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Here is the log:

Message 1F1lNt-0005Ol-Im is not frozen
delivering 1F1lNt-0005Ol-Im
Connecting to mxav.recepient.co.uk [yy.yyy.yy.yyy]:25 ... connected
SMTP<< 220 av3.someotherdomain.com AMEN ESMTP server ready
SMTP>> EHLO edited.sendinghost.com
SMTP<< 250-av3.amenworld.com hello [xx.xxx.xxx.xxx], pleased to meet you
250-HELP
250-SIZE 15000000
250 OK
SMTP>> MAIL FROM:<EDITED> SIZE=3546
SMTP<< 250 <EDITED> sender ok
SMTP>> RCPT TO:<EDITED>
SMTP<< 250 <EDITED> recipient ok
SMTP>> RCPT TO:<EDITED>
SMTP<< 250 <EDITED> recipient ok
SMTP>> DATA
SMTP<< 354 enter mail, end with "." on a line by itself
SMTP>> writing message and terminating "."
LOG: MAIN
== <EDITED> R=lookuphost T=remote_smtp defer (-18): Remote host mxav.recepient.co.uk [yy.yyy.yy.yyy] closed connection in response to end of data
LOG: MAIN
== <EDITED> R=lookuphost T=remote_smtp defer (-18): Remote host mxav.recepient.co.uk [yy.yyy.yy.yyy] closed connection in response to end of data

What does this mean?

TIA
Anup
 

chirpy

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Jun 15, 2002
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It means the server the email is being sent to dropped the SMTP connection just before the email had been completely sent to it, but without and reason code. The only way to find out would be to have the logs on the recipient server checked.