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I have been plagued with a problem with a couple of zmailer
installations that I hope that someone will have the answer.
When a message is received, it seems that zmailer is adding on
headers that indicate that the message was sent by
firstname.lastname@example.org. I beleive that this pretty much only happens
when the email is received over smtp. Sometimes, this is not really a
problem, but another site that I help out says that one of the email
clients that they use will reply to the daemon address.
Sometimes, I get two From: header lines. One that is the actual
sending address and the other is the daemon address. Below are the
headers off one of the recent messages that I have received.
> Received: from daemon@localhost (fake: email@example.com
> (port 41734) ([18.104.22.168])) by crypto.kernelrom.com with ESMTP id
> <11517-294>; Fri, 25 Jul 1997 20:44:48 +0000
> Received: from SOCKWRITEfirstname.lastname@example.org (port 5783 [22.214.171.124]) by
> bucky.alphapower.com with SMTP id <12432-422>; Fri, 25 Jul 1997
> 14:10:16 -0400
> Received: from localhost by hera.cwi.nl with SMTP
> id <AA04204@cwi.nl>; Fri, 25 Jul 1997 18:45:24 +0200
> Received: from ns.CNRI.Reston.VA.US by hera.cwi.nl with SMTP
> id <AA04190@cwi.nl>; Fri, 25 Jul 1997 18:45:21 +0200
> Received: from weyr.cnri.reston.va.us (weyr [126.96.36.199]) by
> cnri.reston.va.us (8.8.5/8.7.3) with SMTPid MAA07214 for
> <email@example.com>; Fri, 25 Jul 1997 12:48:28 -0400 (EDT)
> Received: by weyr.cnri.reston.va.us (SMI-8.6/SMI-SVR4)
> id MAA01666; Fri, 25 Jul 1997 12:45:11 -0400
> Date: Fri, 25 Jul 1997 12:45:11 -0400
> Message-Id: <199707251645.MAA01666@weyr.cnri.reston.va.us>
> From: "Fred L. Drake" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Mime-Version: 1.0
> Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="O9cXVPfnde"
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Path-management module for large projects
> X-Mailer: VM 6.32 under 19.15p4 XEmacs Lucid
> Reply-To: "Fred L. Drake, Jr." <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> X-Organization: Corporation for National Research Initiatives
> Sender: daemon <email@example.com>
> Fake-Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Return-Path: <email@example.com>
Can anyone tell me what zmailer is doing (or thinking that it is
doing)? More importantly, how can I fix these sites?
Thanks in advance.
Gerard Hickey firstname.lastname@example.org
58 Lower Main St. +1 207 676 8491
North Berwick, ME 03906
- Re: Bad headers
- From: Tom Samplonius <email@example.com> (Sun, 27 Jul 1997 10:34:42 +0300)