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11/26/2017 05:25:46 AM (23 months ago)
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  • Ticket #42693, comment 5

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    22> Just a quick note, as some stumbling in here may be wondering, `example.com` doesn't have a valid MX record, so no emails are actually transmitted.
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    4 I know what you mean, but I should note that a message is actually sent to {{{you@example.com}}} via your mail server; it just bounces back as undeliverable. You'll see it if you have WordPress set to send from a real address:
     4I know what you mean, but I should note that a message is actually sent to {{{you@example.com}}} via a mail server; it just bounces back as undeliverable. You'll see it if you have WordPress set to send from a real address:
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    11 But you're right that nobody at example.com is getting mailbombed with these, due to the missing X record.
     11But you're right that nobody at example.com is getting mailbombed with these, due to the missing MX record.
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    1313It would probably be better if the database was initially populated with an address "@example.invalid", instead of using a fake address at the real domain name "example.com". [https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2606 RFC 2606] specifies that the ".invalid" TLD is guaranteed never to exist and is intended for purposes like this.