[nycphp-talk] Re: Monitoring for Bounce Mail
john at coolmacgames.com
Fri Apr 29 14:08:15 EDT 2005
Thanks for the info. So I should just be able to set the Return-Path
in the header and I would get all the bounce backs. I'll look up the
setup for my MTA (sendmail).
On Apr 29, 2005, at 1:58 AM, Jeff Loiselle wrote:
> What I've always done in the past is set the Return-Path header in the
> email to a specific bounce address (done via the MTA) plus user
> identifier token.
> For example: bounce_address+list_member_email at domain.com
> Then in my mail configuration, I pipe that address into a php script..
> look for the Return-Path header.. and most likely if it's coming back
> to this address it's a bounce (unless you really feel like recognizing
> hundreds of bounce formats). Then I remove that list member from my
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