Watch word blocking new email addresses

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Watch word blocking new email addresses

Postby leishirsute » Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:40 am

Example:
Watch word "email"
existing email address : email.username@spamgourmet.com
new address: email2.username@spamgourmet.com

Getting:
Sorry, we were unable to deliver your message to the following address.

<email2.username@spamgourmet.com>:
550: X-Host-Lookup-Failed: Reverse DNS lookup does not match for 66.163.188.204

Also, if I activate watch words and try to send email to "different.username@spamgourmet",
I get a failure notice unless I add "different" to the watch words.
I thought watch words affected email address creation but it also appears to block existing email addresses that are not in the watch word list.

Any suggestions how to make watch words work?
What am I misunderstanding?
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Re: Watch word blocking new email addresses

Postby josh » Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:13 pm

that error is different from what would happen with a watchword rejection (which wouldn't create and error, actually - it would quietly discard the message). That error indicates that one mail server in the chain does not have a properly configured domain name reverse lookup, and the next mail server in the chain (which could be the spamgourmet server) is refusing to talk to it because of that.
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