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Re: NOQUEUE Relay Access denied

From: Noel Jones <njones_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Oct 25 2010 - 11:35:51 GMT

On 10/25/2010 12:14 AM, wrote:
> Noel,
> thanks a lot for your help.
> Just to precise my need for information:
>> > 554 5.7.1
>> > <silver@foreigndomain.tld>: Relay access denied;
>> This is the response postfix sent to the remote client. The
>> SMTP response is 554 (a permanent error) with an extended code
>> of 5.7.1, and a text description of what was rejected (the
>> recipient address) and why (relay access denied).
> Is the Email address at exactly that place always (by definition of the
> logline format) the recipients Email address ? Or may there be placed any
> text information (i.e. in some cases the senders address ) ? The question is
> just, how and as what to interpret the information at that part of the
> logline.

In the specific case of "Relay access denied" it will always
be the recipient address, but there are other reasons for mail
to be rejected.

That section of the log line shows "what" was rejected along
with a brief text description/reason.

The "what" can be any part of the SMTP envelope; client, HELO,
sender, recipient, or in the case of header/body checks, the
text that matched the rule.

   -- Noel Jones

> We are just struggling to find out if there's a certain problem with
> Thunderbird (but almost probably, just the mail user messed up his SMTP
> configuration ffor his mail account).

This is most certainly a user configuration error.