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[ale] Strange Sendmail Message
- Subject: [ale] Strange Sendmail Message
- From: kaboom at gatech.edu (Chris Ricker)
- Date: Sat, 3 Oct 1998 12:28:35 -0400 (EDT)
On Sat, 3 Oct 1998, Michael D. Ivey wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 03, 1998 at 07:43:28AM -0400, Eric Z. Ayers wrote:
> > Does anyone have a clue what this means? We haven't seen message like
> > this before and I've been monitoring sendmail for about 1 year.
> > =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
> > Oct 3 02:42:20 gw1 sendmail: CAA01147: CAA01149: DSN: Data format error
> I'm guessing that the remote host sent some bad information for the
> DSN (delivery status notification), and is probably benign. Are you
> seeing it repestedly, or just the once?
Yeah, I've gotten them before as well, but never worried about it too much.
(1.1.1, or 6.6.6, or whatever) after a Status: header. My guess would be
that someone sent mail with a bogus Status: header. At any rate, I've seen
that a few times over the past several months, ignored it, and not been
bitten yet ;-).
Chris Ricker kaboom at gatech.edu
chris.ricker at m.cc.utah.edu