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ngj March 26, 2013 04:23

How to Change Email
Good morning

I am having problems with changing my email connected to cfd-online. I changed the settings yesterday and this morning the daily digests (from OpenFoam) did successfully go to my new email address.

Unsuccessfully, however, are the emails, which are being send for every post. These are still going to my old email address. Are there a multiple of places, where I have to change the email?

Kind regards


pete March 26, 2013 16:56

That sounds strange. Perhaps there is some caching functionality that delays the update. I ran a few database optimizations. Are you still having this problem or is it working as it should now?

ngj March 27, 2013 02:34

Thank you, but it did not help. It is still the same with emails to the old address as late as 7:22 this morning.

I will try to unsubscribe to all threads and then subscribe in a couple of days; see if that does anything.

Kind regards,


ngj March 28, 2013 05:05

Hi Pete,

Now it begins to be funny. I un-subscribed to all threads yesterday (about 24 hours ago), and this morning there were no daily digests, which fits nicely along with the fact that I do not subscribe for any of the threads.

BUT! I still receive a lot of emails every time something is posted. If it helps your debugging, then I had my account from before the migration to the new platform; I believe it was in March 2009.

Thanks for your help, it is most appreciated


pete March 29, 2013 18:40

I'm not sure if I fully understand your problem. You can review all your subscriptions here:

Are you talking about these thread subscriptions, or are you talking about the forum subscriptions? Or perhaps you are referring to the OpenFOAM mailing-lists that we are running also that sends full messages (see If the problem is related to the mailing-lists then you will have to change your email directly in Majordomo also, since those mailing-lists are not coupled to a forum user and do not read any email addresses from the forum software.

ngj March 30, 2013 04:39

Hi Pete,

Thank you, I am sorry that I had completely forgotten that this is how it works. However, trying to subscribe I get the following mail-server error:


  Delivery has failed to these recipients or distribution lists:
 An error occurred while trying to deliver this message to the  recipient's e-mail address. Microsoft Exchange will not try to redeliver  this message for you. Please try resending this message, or provide the  following diagnostic text to your system administrator.

 The following organization rejected your message: Requested.
  Sent by Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
 Diagnostic information for administrators:
 Generating server:
 Requested #550 Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable ##

 Original message headers:
 Received: from ( by  ( with Microsoft SMTP Server (TLS) id; Sat, 30 Mar  2013 09:32:01 +0100 Received: from ([fe80::347d:ebfc:1b9d:9793]) by ([fe80::3474:e6e2:2be3:3703%17]) with mapi id  14.02.0342.003; Sat, 30 Mar 2013 09:31:52 +0100 From: =?iso-8859-1?Q?Niels_Gj=F8l_Jacobsen?= <> To: "" <> Subject: Thread-Index: Ac4tIQeysPgjC1cER5G5Rk5BcK3jmg== Date: Sat, 30 Mar 2013 08:31:52 +0000 Message-ID: <> Accept-Language: en-GB, da-DK, en-US Content-Language: en-GB X-MS-Has-Attach: X-MS-TNEF-Correlator: x-originating-ip: [] Content-Type: multipart/alternative;  boundary="_000_3213156C3EF718458DD0E585AC2B44D40A460Baitpex01mbx02wind_" MIME-Version: 1.0 Return-Path:

I also tried to use it to subscribe from the email I am migrating to, and I received a similar error message, and here the wording is somewhat stronger (gmail):


Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently:

Technical details of permanent failure:
Google tried to deliver your message, but it was rejected by the server for the recipient domain by [].

The error that the other server returned was:
550 Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable

Is it a problem that you are aware of?

Kind regards


pete March 30, 2013 05:24

Seems like I have forgotten this also. We played with majordomo in the beginning, but then switched over to mailman. You can handle your subscription on the web directly. You can find the links here:

I hope this will work better. I also think that you get information about how to handle your subscriptions in the footer of these emails. Only a few people use these mailing-lists.

ngj March 30, 2013 06:34

Thanks a lot Pete. This worked perfectly.

It is merely me being blind, not watching the footer in the email.

Have a nice weekend,


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