Bounce Message

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Bounce Message

A message from a server to an e-mail sender that the e-mail did not reach the recipient. There may be a variety of reasons for a bounce message, ranging from an invalid e-mail address to a full mailbox to a busy server.
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the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances, today announced a new feature in the Barracuda Spam Firewall that can differentiate legitimate Non-Delivery Report (NDR) messages - also known as bounce messages - from invalid NDR messages resulting from spoofing attacks.
As such, distinguishing legitimate from invalid bounce messages can be extremely important to users who send business-critical email.
As a result, the legitimate email user receives a bounce message for emails that they never sent.
New routing capabilities that enable options such as forwarding messages to administrator, customized bounce messages, action notifications to sender, and blocking incoming mail per policy
0 requires no programming and retrieves e-mail bounce messages from the e-mail account(s) of the user's choice.
Bounced email and defunct addresses accumulate, and bounce messages may be misinterpreted, leading list owners to discard good addresses.