Article ID: 4118, created on Mar 24, 2008, last review on May 1, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Sphera

Symptoms

 

Mail is being rejected with "Relaying denied" error on "ruleset=check_rcpt".

For example:

Jan 5 12:38:53 innofinity.com sendmail[22496]: i05HcfdX022496: ruleset=check_rcpt, arg1=, relay=[IP], reject=550 5.7.1 ... Relaying denied

Resolution

 

This error may appear In case sendmail.cf file contains a line like the following:


# Resolve map (to check if a host exists in check_mail) Kresolve host -a -T


 explanation about this issue can be found at  www.sendmail.org/ftp/KNOWNBUGS:


"Sender addresses whose domain part cause a temporary A record lookup failure but have a valid MX record will be temporarily rejected in the default configuration."

 


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