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As Designed [1.4.0] Hard bounce doesn't change user state

Discussion in 'Resolved Bug Reports' started by soloarquitectura, Sep 14, 2014.

  1. soloarquitectura

    soloarquitectura Active Member

    Email options:
    Bounced Email Address: Filled
    Enable variable bounced email address values: Disabled (not supported by server)
    Enable automated bounced email handler: Enabled
    Conection Type: POP3, SSL
    Soft Bounce Trigger Threshold: 3,3,5

    Create a new XenForo user with fake username email and real domain (gmail.com, hotmail.com...).

    Hard bounce is correctly logged.
    User state remains Awaiting email confirmation.
    Is this right?
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2014
  2. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Yes, this is correct. The processing only happens if they're in a valid state. In terms of emails going out, etc, awaiting confirmation is not different than the invalid email state; it mostly just changes the message the user receives. However, it also changes the next step in user progression so changing the user state could lead to bypassing manual account approval.
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