I fear that I'm not totally on topic here, but I hope you can
help me anyway;
I was wondering how an SMTP-Server knows where to deliver mail;
local SMTP server like IIS or James know how to deliver it?
Obviously it can't just connect to sun.com:25 and deliver it; Is
there some directory service which knows what SMTP-Server
receives sun.com mail? And can I just connect to that one and
Hmm, I couldn't find anything at google, mainly because I don't
really know what to look for (that's why I'm posting this here)
Background is: I've written a Spamfilter, and would like to send
out a notification if a mail got deleted (cause I'm afraid that
it may delete some "innocent" mails), and I'd prefer to deliver
them directly, without using a local SMTP server or my ISP's.
I'd be grateful for any keywords or hints where to find out