Email Problem!!!

  KrySTaL-KoDE 11:36 03 Mar 03

Please someone help me, as this is driving me crazy!!

I tried to send email from my hotmail account to the address [email protected]. I know that this address isn't wrong because I could send before. But today when I tried, a failure notice was returned to me with the following message:

The original message was received at Mon, 3 Mar 2003 03:20:18 -0800 (PST)
from []

----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
[email protected]
(reason: 550 Unable to relay for [email protected])
(expanded from: [email protected]>)

----- Transcript of session follows -----
... while talking to
>>> DATA
550 Unable to relay for [email protected]
550 5.1.1 [email protected]... User unknown
554 No valid recipients

So I tried again with my Yahoo! account. This time the following message was received:

Message from
Unable to deliver message to the following address(es).

[email protected]>: does not like recipient.
Remote host said: 550 Unable to relay for
[email protected]
Giving up on

Please somebody out there help me, as this is crucial to my further education. I'd be eternally grateful if someone could come up with a solution to this.

  dalgy 11:38 03 Mar 03

they could just be having problems there end try getting in touch to see if they have email problems. If you cant contact them I would say just try again later

  KrySTaL-KoDE 11:41 03 Mar 03

Thanks for that. By the way, I used the email addresses I found at the web pages:

click here


click here

I hope this can help you to troubleshoot my problem.

  Pesala 11:42 03 Mar 03

Looking at the address you have cslanet.calstatela

Is it "csla" or "cals"

  dalgy 11:44 03 Mar 03
  KrySTaL-KoDE 11:52 03 Mar 03

Pesala, thanks, but I'm sorry to say that it was what one of the links was pointing to, and thus couldn't be a typo on my part. Nevertheless, I will try your suggestion. I think CSLA stands for California State university in Los Angeles.

Dalgy, yes, I've tried that. It still won't work. May I ask: is there a chance that something is wrong at their end? If so, how big would be the chance?

  dalgy 11:53 03 Mar 03

I'd say there is a big chance of the problem been there end email servers can go down all the time.

  MalcSP 12:26 03 Mar 03

their web site. It's on click here. Try from there. If it still fails you KNOW it's there end!

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