mailer daemon problem

December 26, 2009 at 10:54:45
Specs: Windows Vista
Hi, Just wondered if anyone can explain this: I had an email from this morning telling me an email I sent last night didn't reach the sender. I have sent many emails to this person in the past as they are a friend of mine & had no problems. My question is: I use a hotmail account, my friend has a btinternet acount so where does yahoo fit in to the mix? The only explanation I can think of apart from it being spam is that I sent the email last night (chirstmas day) so the servers may have been overloaded. Not sure if that is possible or not. Any help would be great. Best regards.

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December 26, 2009 at 11:11:14
Mailer daemon simply meant the message was bounced. The causes for bounced mail is cited in THIS link. Similarily, if you mail a letter through the U.S. Post Office and the delivery address is wrong or unknown, the letter will be returned to you.


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December 26, 2009 at 12:23:25

Thanks for your quick response. The email address that I sent to is 100% correct. The error that mailer daemon gave me was: connectWithTimeout failed []: Connection refused

Can anyone explain what this is trying to say please?

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February 12, 2010 at 16:54:15
Nothing to worry about; as you said, there was likely an overload, and a glitch routing your email occurred. Just resend the email. These problems occur occasionally. (Thanks to this notification, at least you won't think that a lack of a reply to your email is the cold shoulder!) :o)

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