Re: 500 Error mail not terminated with '.'???????/

  • From: Rick Boza <rickb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: Exchange List <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2005 14:16:34 -0500

Yeah, I noticed that and haven't seen that message.  But a 550 is pretty
much a generic termination.

Is it just that one address?

What if you set up a hotmail account and try to email it from there?

Can you telnet the box?

Could they have blacklisted your domain by mistake?


On 2/24/05 2:10 PM, "Ted Doholis" <tdoholis@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> http://www.MSExchange.org/
> 
> I am actually replying to an email. This address is one that we send to
> every day and all of a sudden it stopped working. Further, I have never
> seen this type of error before...specifically " mail not terminated with
> '.'"
> 
> Thanks for the response...
> 
> 
> Ted Doholis
> SaltSpring Software Inc.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rick Boza [mailto:rickb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2005 2:01 PM
> To: [ExchangeList]
> Subject: [exchangelist] Re: 500 Error mail not terminated with
> '.'???????/
> 
> http://www.MSExchange.org/
> 
> Check http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=284204 for details on SMTP
> error
> codes and some guidance on troubleshooting.  5.5.0 is a pretty generic
> code
> usually meaning the target mailbox isn't there or isn't available.
> 
> See http://www.networksorcery.com/enp/protocol/smtp.htm for more info as
> well.
> 
> Are you seeing this to a specific domain, or to specific users, or just
> everywhere?  Obviously you can send mail, so is there a common thread?
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On 2/24/05 2:13 PM, "Ted" <tdoholis@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
>> http://www.MSExchange.org/
>> 
>> Has anyone ever seen this message?
>> 
>> I am using Exchange 2003 and all has been working. All of a sudden
> users
>> are getting NDR's.
>> 
>> I have been looking at the MS site for answers but dont see any. I
> also
>> wonder if this could have something to do with ISA server that
> outgoing
>> mail passes through.
>> 
>> Any ideas??
>> 
>> Thanks
>> TD
>> 
>> Your message did not reach some or all of the intended recipients.
>> 
>>       Subject: FW: quote please
>>       Sent: 2/24/2005 1:39 PM
>> 
>> The following recipient(s) could not be reached:
>> 
>>       'abcd@*****.com' on 2/24/2005 1:42 PM
>>             There was a SMTP communication problem with the
> recipient's
>> email server.  Please contact your system administrator.
>>             <saltex01.abc.ca #5.5.0 smtp;500 Error mail not terminated
> with
>> '.'>
>> 
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