Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

#12388 closed (fixed)

Django's Trac e-mails come from the wrong IP address

Reported by: rpbarlow Owned by: jacob
Component: * Version:
Severity: Keywords: DNS mail HELO
Cc: randallpbarlow@…, jacob@… Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: UI/UX:


Strict mail servers will perform a reverse lookup on IP addresses to make sure they match up with the HELO. This is a useful check because it eliminates a whole lot of spam. Unfortunately, this Trac instance is sending the e-mail from, but is sending in the HELO, which is This was fixed briefly last weekend, but the system seems to have returned to the previous behaviour.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by jacob

  • Cc jacob@… added
  • Needs documentation unset
  • Needs tests unset
  • Owner changed from nobody to jacob
  • Patch needs improvement unset
  • Status changed from new to assigned

I just tried something ( Did it work?

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by jacob

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from assigned to closed

Looks like that did the trick.

comment:3 Changed 6 years ago by rpbarlow


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