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From: Gianni Arru
Date: 2005-12-19 17:43:08 -0500
Subject: Re: milter-spiff - mail from: <>

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On 19 Dec 2005 at 17:23, Anthony Howe wrote:

> Next time please don't sanitise the log entries. Its hard enough to 
> figure out the question sometimes; doesn't help to have massaged logs. 
> Thankfully Derek understood what was being refeered to.
> > Probably is a bounce, or not...
> > My doubt is why, on a null sender address, milter-spiff gives a "DNS name
not found" 
> > error?

Oh, sorry.

Dec 19 23:00:54 m-node-2 milter-spiff[22536]: 01646 jBJM0rBm022535: reply 451 4.
4.3 sender <> via SPF result TempError: DNS name not found
Dec 19 23:00:54 m-node-2 sm-mta[22535]: jBJM0rBm022535: sender <> via
9 SPF result TempError: DNS name not found

> The SPF Classic draft 02 checks the null sender address against the HELO 
> argument (actually <postmaster@helo.arg>). See section 2.2 The MAIL FROM 
> Identity, paragraph 2 of:
> http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-schlitt-spf-classic-02.txt
> milter-spiff looks up the SPF entries for the HELO argument and the MAIL 
> FROM: domain, even when -H and -M are disabled (for logging purposes). 
> There is a bug corrected last week, but yet not released related to 
> temp. failures in this case. I've been waiting to see if there are any 
> more bug reporst before I put out LibSnert 1.57 to solve this.

Ok, I've understood.
So it' a dns error related to the argument passed to the HELO command. Well.

Thank you all for replies.

Gianni Arru

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