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intermittent authentication issues with



In the last week an email server i look after has started bouncing emails back intermittently, i use as a SMTP relay due to the server being connected with bigpond internet.


A few times through out the day emails will bounce with the below error, then later on they will work, the server is set to retry 2 times with a 20 minute wait.


   Error Type: SMTP
   Remote server ( issued an error.
   hMailServer sent: <Password removed>
   Remote server replied: 535 5.7.0 ...authentication rejected. Max Attempts

Has anyone else been experiencing this issue with, or have any other suggestions as to why bigponds mail server would be rejecting my credientals randomly?



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Re: intermittent authentication issues with

Hi ice32,


Just to confirm are you sending emails via the mail server for a 3rd party email address or BigPond email?

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Re: intermittent authentication issues with

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