ORA-29279: SMTP Permanent Error: 501 Bad Address Syntax (Doc ID 406256.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version 9.2.0.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 18th Nov 2015***

Symptoms

- Using a stored procedure(s) that uses SMTP to send e-mail.
- When using the port 25 it works fine.
- From Linux, using the port 1025 to send e-mail is successful.
- When using another valid SMTP port, the following error is received :

     ORA-29279: SMTP permanent error: 501 Bad address syntax

Changes

The problem is a configuration issue at the SMTP level.

Cause

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