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Too many distinct from addresses

SteveA
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Too many distinct from addresses

Sometimes when I send email through relay.plus.net it get bounced with

 host 212.159.8.107[212.159.8.107] said: 550
    <212.159.61.36> Too many distinct from addresses. (in reply to MAIL FROM
    command)

 for each of the email addresses I've sent it to.

 

Is there now a limit on the number of TO addresses you can now use in outgoing email?

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bobpullen
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Re: Too many distinct from addresses

There's pretty much always been recipient limits applied to outbound mail. That said, the SMTP rejection you've quoted seems to imply the problem is with your sender address, not what's in the 'mail to' demarcation Huh

What client are you sending via, and how are the sender addresses configured?

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SteveA
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Re: Too many distinct from addresses

I'm using thunderbird and it only happens when I send email to more than a few people, but then again it doesn't always happen.

Is it even possible to have more than one from address?  The account has two identities associated with it but you can only select one of them at once.

SteveA
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Re: Too many distinct from addresses

I suspect I might have found the problem -

bobpullen
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Re: Too many distinct from addresses

What was it?

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SteveA
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Re: Too many distinct from addresses

Think it was a compromised computer which was swamping things.

Edited to remove something that wasn't related at all.