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Emails failing to be delivered Error code: The error that the other server returned was: 554 554 5.


StewCWC May 17, 2012 12:00 PM
Posted in group: Gmail

Categories: Ask a "how to" question : Composing and Sending Messages : Mozilla Firefox :

Since 5/15 I've gotten this message on most of my outgoing emails:
Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently:


Technical details of permanent failure:
Google tried to deliver your message, but it was rejected by the recipient domain. We recommend contacting the other email provider for further information about the cause of this error. The error that the other server returned was: 554 554 5.7.1 <NA...@patch.com>: Relay access denied (state 13).

Here's another one with same error mssge:

Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently:

    XXXX...@lifelab.org

Technical details of permanent failure:
Google tried to deliver your message, but it was rejected by the recipient domain. We recommend contacting the other email provider for further information about the cause of this error. The error that the other server returned was: 554 554 5.7.1 <XXXXXX...@lifelab.org>: Relay access denied (state 13).

How can I fix this problem?

Thanks for any advice you can provide.  FYI I'm not a computer of PC expert please put your answer in non-technical-ese