We have approximately 25 or 30 e-mail addresses set up in our office, for our domain aluminum-rails.com. One of my
co-workers brought a problem to my attention a couple of days ago, which I wrote off an anomaly – but today, the
problem still persists. We are unsure if this is a Microsoft Outlook problem, or an e-mail server problem.
checked and double-checked all accounts involved, and there are no forwards set up for any of the accounts
involved...however, the problem started with a forward only e-mail address (email@example.com), which I have since
Information: firstname.lastname@example.org was a forward only address we
kept from a previous salesperson on our staff. It was set up to forward to our President’s e-mail,
Problem: email@example.com started receiving e-mails that were being sent to
Solution: I logged in to our server and deleted firstname.lastname@example.org (he has not
worked in our office for 3 years)
Problem 1: email@example.com is NOW receiving
e-mail that is being sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, which was DELETED on Wednesday
email@example.com is NOW receiving copies of e-mail that are being sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
computers for email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org have only ONE e-mail address configured to receive e-mail
in Microsoft Outlook, which is their own e-mail address.
Neither of these e-mail addresses is published on the
Internet…not sure if that makes a difference.
Has anyone ever heard of this, and / or can you offer a
I spoke with a tech from BellSouth, and he said he HAD heard of this once, but forgot what
exactly caused and resolved the issue. They are monitoring our e-mail server for new activity of this nature.