Address Rewrite Issues With MTA Using Exclamation Point "!" and/or Percent Sign "%" sign in the Email Address (Doc ID 1602362.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 11, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 7.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The email address  "usera+12!3@oracle.com" is being interpreted incorrectly by the MTA and leads to an error of 'Illegal host/domain name found' in the mail.log file:

For clarity, the email address "usera+12!3@oracle.com" is mail intended for the user "usera" of the domain "domain.com", intended to be directly delivered to this user's folder "12!3":

  <user part of email address> + <folder name> @ <domain part of email address>

 

Cause

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