[Rtir] Bounced e-mails

Ruediger Riediger ruediger.riediger at sun.com
Fri Dec 10 11:43:40 EST 2004

Tony Arnold wrote:
> Can anyone offer any advice on how to configure RTIR or the MTA on my
> RTIR system so that bounce messages go somewhere sensible?
> At the moment, if I mistype a e-mail address in an investigation say,
> then the message that comes back saying it has bounced goes to root,
> which is not me and I therefore don't see it.

Add an

Return-Path: <whatever>

header to your templates. See RFC2076. Note: this might eventually be 
overwritten by a smart MTA which wants to prevent sender spoofing.
You might want to try "Errors-To:", this is not a recommended solution, 
but works (most of the time).

Best regards,

	Ruediger Riediger

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