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Random Remote Host Chosen If No Name Given on HELO or If a Bogus Hostname Is Specified (Doc ID 2432103.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 8.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A random remote hostname is chosen if no name is specified on 'HELO' or if a bogus name is specified, for example, when using mconnect.

Here are some examples:

$ mconnect
connecting to host (, port 25
connection open
220 -- Server ESMTP (Oracle Communications Messaging Server 64bit (built Jun 14 2018))
251 system name not given in HELO command, [].
250 2.5.0 Address Ok
250 2.1.5 Ok

Here is the corresponding 'Received:' header:



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