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Brenda

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  1. I'm a little confused about the mailhost system after having read through the info several times. Part of my confusion stems from trying to configure my mailhosts a few times, encountering errors and deciding that this may not work for me. My first question has to do with DNS: I use zoneedit for DNS. My primary MX is a host in my domain and my backup MX is a host at zoneedit. When I clicked the "Add first hosts" link, entered my primary email address and proceeded to step 2, spamcop correctly offerred to send test emails for both MX's. I received two test emails. I can successfully complete processing for the one sent via my primary MX (dmz.theotherbell.com). But when I try to complete processing for the one sent via my backup, it fails with the following error: The email sample you submitted for <email address here> appears to traverse more than one domain. Please ensure that you configure each mailhost individually and in order. I get this error regardless of the order in which I process the two emails. My second question has to do with email accounts: I use qmail as my mail server and make wide-spread use of qmail's dash-extensions. That is, I can create new email addresses on-the-fly and these one-off addresses can be quickly disabled without impacting my real (permanent) email address. All of these addresses are in the same domain. I believe I saw something that said I only need to configure mailhosts once for one address in a domain... but I have not been able to relocate that reference. I would like to confirm that I'm understanding this correctly... i.e., I only need to configure a mailhost using a single email address from each domain -- that config would cover the host that handles all email for all recipients in the domain. Is that correct?
  2. Thanks for your response. The details regarding the mail that generated the error are on their way. However, I just realized I've done something I never ever do. I was so careful trying to post accurate and complete information, I neglected to obscure my email address in my original post. Is there any way I can modify that post or have one of the moderators/admins do it for me? I can't believe I did that (very red-faced and embarrassed
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