Mailing List SIMS@mail.stalker.com Message #14677
From: Global Homes Webmaster <webmaster@globalhomes.com>
Subject: Re: Queue Questions
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2004 09:58:31 -0700
To: SIMS Discussions <SIMS@mail.stalker.com>
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On 7/25/04 at 12:46, billc_lists@greenbuilder.com wrote:

> >2) What happens that creates NULL@NULL listings (in the FROM) field
> >-- are they from email submissions with an empty FROM field?
>
> They're generated from bounces usually.  If the bounced-to address
> doesn't exist/accept mail, it generates a null.  At least, that's
> what it looks like from here.

<NULL@NULL>, or simply <>, is the sender address used for any message
generated automatically by the server (bounces, etc.). Note that this isn't
something that was made up for SIMS. It's the way it's supposed to be done
by all MTAs per the relevant RFCs.

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                   Christopher Bort | cbort@globalhomes.com
            Webmaster, Global Homes | webmaster@globalhomes.com
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