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imsimta -test -rewrite -debug, DELIVERY_OPTIONS, and mailDeliveryOption (Doc ID 1496300.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 27, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 6.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When you need to see how the MTA processes an email address, you can use:

  imsimta test -rewrite <recipient-email-address>

When you need to see in much more gorey detail, use:

  imsimta test -rewrite -debug <recipient-email-address>

The "imsimta test -rewrite" command also has the following switches, which may be necessary if the processing may differ based on source information:


But those were not necessary in this case.  In this case, we are focusing on DELIVERY_OPTIONS and mailDeliveryOption for LMTP.

This output is very similar to that written to the slave_debug log files when MM_DEBUG is set to 5 or higher.


Troubleshooting Steps

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In this Document
Troubleshooting Steps
 Redirect the output to a file
 Sections of the output
 Example of LMTP result - where you do it matters
 Understanding the output
 From addresses
 Debug output from submitting an envelope address
 Delivery Options
 Example of the default mailbox delivery option
 Example of normal mailbox delivery option on an MTA in an LMTP configuration
 Back to test -rewrite -debug output
 Normal LMTP result

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