Managing Message Delivery

SMTP delivery options determine how mail is delivered once a connection has been established and the receiving computer has acknowledged that it’s ready to receive the data transfer. This section shows you how to use the configuration options that determine how message delivery and transfer occur.

You can set the following options to control message delivery:

  • Outbound retry intervals

  • Outbound and local delay notification

  • Outbound and local expiration time-out values

  • Message hop count

  • Domain name options

  • Reverse DNS lookups

  • External DNS server lists

Setting Outbound Retry Intervals, Delay Notification, and Expiration Time-Out

Once a connection has been established and the receiving computer has acknowledged that it’s ready to receive ...

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