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Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Wed Nov 29 19:26:20 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 29 November 2006 14:20, Ouattara Oumar Aziz wrote:
> Not really,
> I use another SMTP server . See, when Gmail find that the SMTP server
> sending the mail is itself and the sender is you, it take it like a bug
> which would create a loop so it doesn't take it on the mailbox.
> a solution is to use a different SMTP server to send your mail (even
> though it's with the gmail address) . But i kinda think there was a
> setting you would do in gmail to get those mail ... hmm.. I don't
> remember at all
Well, except that Gmail publishes an SPF record saying where authorized mail 
comes from:

$ dig -ttxt

; <<>> DiG 9.3.2 <<>> -ttxt
;; global options:  printcmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 7878
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0

;                     IN      TXT

;; ANSWER SECTION:        224     IN      TXT     "v=spf1"

;; Query time: 11 msec
;; WHEN: Wed Nov 29 14:23:46 2006
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 71

This means that sending from another SMTP server is going to look suspicious 
to some.  See:

Scott K

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