Mail problems with

Paul Civati paul at
Tue May 30 10:06:45 BST 2000

Mark Ovens <mark at> wrote:

>   nik at
>     SMTP error from remote mailer after RCPT TO:
>     <nik at>:
>     host []:
>     450 Client host rejected:
>     cannot find your hostname, []:
>     retry timeout exceeded
> Any clues?

I will speculate that whatever is (BTI smart host?), is rejecting the mail because does
not have any reverse DNS entry.

This is IMO crap that a) is being this picky b) BT
Internet are incapable of maintaining DNS on their network.


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