What causes the 455 SMTP error
SMTP code 455 is used to indicate a temporary issue with the server, where it suggests retrying the request at a later time. This code usually implies a transient condition which is expected to be resolved after some delay.
SMTP 455 error explained
Let's break down the SMTP 455 error code into it's parts:
|The first digit of the SMTP 455 indicates whether the response is good, bad or incomplete.
|4xx Transient Negative Completion.
|The second digit of the SMTP 455 indicates the response category.
|x5x replies generally indicate the status of the mail system or mail server status.
|The third digit of the SMTP 455 indicates the specific response.
|While not always true, 0 tends to be a generic response and other numbers are more specific.
SMTP 455 error code examples
455 4.4.5 Try again later
What causes the SMTP 455 error?
- Server temporarily unable to handle the request due to overload, updates, maintenance, or other transient issues.
How do you fix an SMTP 455 error?
To address a 455 error:
- Simply wait for a while and then retry sending the email.
- If the issue persists, consider checking with the server administrator for any ongoing server issues or maintenance activities.
- Ensure that your email client or server is not repeatedly and rapidly sending requests, which could exacerbate the server load.
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Other SMTP Responses
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