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Re: NOQUEUE Relay Access denied

From: Noel Jones <njones_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Oct 25 2010 - 11:46:14 GMT

On 10/25/2010 5:22 AM, Jeroen Geilman wrote:
> On 10/25/2010 07:14 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 ?
> No, it is the recipient address that was the reason for the
> relay denied, because of the part you snipped before it, as
> Noel said:
> > reject: RCPT
> Request was rejected during the RCPT stage of the SMTP
> conversation.
> Hence, it's the recipient address.

No, RCPT is just the stage of the conversation. With the
default "smtpd_delay_reject = yes" all envelope-based rejects
will be during RCPT. The log will indicate what was rejected
and why.

> Relaying may be denied for any reason.

In the case of "Relay access denied" it will always be the
recipient address.

   -- Noel Jones