[rt-users] RT thinks some email addresses are invalid

Byron Ellacott bje at apnic.net
Tue Apr 16 21:59:07 EDT 2002

On Tue, 2002-04-16 at 18:16, Toni Willberg wrote:
> I found out that RT does not access some email addresses, it yells:
> "EmailAddress: Illegal value for EmailAddress" The address was in format
> "firstname.lastname at example.com", no special characters, just [a-z].

An email address is considered "Illegal" if it is already attached to
another User, this could be your problem.

> I tried to find the piece of code that does the checking, but failed.
> Can someone point current location? I'd like to check how it check the
> address.

You're looking for ValidateEmailAddress in lib/RT/User.pm


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