Re: bounces going to list owner instead of bounce address
Coffee is clutch.
Headers of bounce messages are not saved (bounced messages are not saved). There is an option to forward bounced messages to the list owner in the plugin - does that work in lieu of using the forewarding scheme you have set up?
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On Aug 26, 2019, at 10:25 AM, Mary Ann Kelley maryann@PROTECTED [Dada Mail Developers] email@example.com wrote:
I am monitoring the bounces emails by forwarding them to a different mailbox, and the emails I am getting at the list owner address are not going to the bounces email address where they can be parsed.<<
The bounces I emailed about today turned out to not be new—they were actually leftover behavior from the List Administrator email being incorrect for the last mailing when I installed the upgrade, not from a new mailing. I assume it coincided with the mail server trying again after 7 days or something. So the above was just me not having enough coffee while I was looking through them when I got up and saw them all.
Why would the bounce handler work correctly, and why wouldn't you be surprised to have sent all the bounced email messages to the list owner?
It should work correctly (and per my note above that they ended up not being from a new mailing, it probably does).
It was always set up as: list administrator address is the bounces address, and the server forwards all of the emails at the bounces address to a separate address just for that purpose, leaving the originals at the bounce handler email address without deleting them.
Now that I fixed the list administrator problem that I caused when I had the wrong email in that field at upgrade, it is set up that way again and should be working. I’ll know when the next mailing goes out.
Set the bounce email address as just a POP3 account - don't try to monitor it. Set the list admin to that same address. That's all you have to do.
When I get thousands of bounces from an ISP for a mailing, I need be able to access the raw headers from the bounced emails so that I can solve the problem. Since Dada deletes the bounces, I can’t do that without monitoring them outside of the bounce handler email.
I have the server set to automatically forward the bounces via cPanel’s mail forwarding function from bounces@PROTECTED to a separate address set up just for that purpose (bouncedepot@PROTECTED)—the bounces are still going to the bounce handler, and they are not going to the list owner. They sit in a server mailbox so login via webmail and look at what is going on when the IP gets blocked, then once it’s resolved I delete them.
If there is a way to access the raw headers of the bounced messages through Dada, I’m unaware of it. All I see is this:
Am I missing some way to access the raw headers of bounces through Dada?
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