I recently wrote a scheduled job sends an email report to a Distribution List (DL) every day.
However, when I tried to send an email to this list using the Apache Commons Email library, I saw the following error:
Your message can't be delivered because delivery to this address is restricted.
The following thread comments to un-check the
Require that all senders are authenticated check-box - in order to allow my un-authenticated email to email the DL.
From a security point-of-view, would it be OK to un-check the above box and simply add a white-list exception for
In particular, my concern would be if someone sent an email to this DL, but included a malicious link.
Perhaps informing the DL recipients that the report email will never include any links would be useful? And, if it does, then they should alert me immediately.