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Post by mktippets »

I am trying to email a missionary from my ward. His parents are able to email fine, but when I send a message, I receive a bounced message that says "Relay Message not Allowed"

I am just sending from my standard gmail account.

Any thoughts?

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Post by rstegeby »

What does the error message "550 Mail Relay not allowed" mean?

Question Background:
This message is displayed when you press the "SEND" button in your mail client (e.g. Outlook, Eudora, etc.).

This error code is generated by the mail server to indicate that your message can-not be sent via this server. Administrators of mail servers will prevent unauthorised use of their systems so that their services are not hijacked and abused by others.

Specifically, the SMTP 550 error code is defined by RFC821 and states "550 Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable (e.g., mailbox not found, no access, or command rejected for policy reasons)".

To resolve this problem you have the following options:

Contact the owner of the mail server and ask them to allow you to relay email through it. GMS can:
AUTHenticate users (using the methods: LOGON, MD5, CRAM-MD5 and PLAIN)
support POP before SMTP
and IMAP before SMTP.
Use another mail server (with the owner's permission).

Are you using your own domain-email? Try sending with Gmail, Hotmail or Yahoo and see if it gives the same problem.. (which I think it wouldn't..)
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Post by russellhltn »

mktippets wrote:I am just sending from my standard gmail account.

What are you using as a mail client? Outlook? Thunderbird? Or are you using your web browser?
Have you searched the Help Center? Try doing a Google search and adding "" to the search criteria.

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Post by MorettiDP »

The domain aren't "", but "". The missionary e-mail format can be like I believe is because it you can't have sucess in your try to send this e-mail...
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Post by brandonperezgodoy »

Soy misionero que ya voy a emntrar al campo misional.. resulta que no ingresar a mi correo de mylds pues manda a otra pagina... necesito tener urgente la solucion.. para poder saber cual es mi itinerario de vuelo...
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Post by craigmadsen »

I too am having a problem sending to an Elder using Who do I get ahold of or how do we go about resolving this issue?


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