We have a domain on a Virtual Private Server hosted in GoDaddy and I have set up an email that forwards to a me.com email, the email gets delivered to the me.com email but when I respond from there I get a (This relay isn't allowed to send mail "From" me.com) delivery failure message.

How can I set up any arbitrary Mail client to send as me?

  • Welcome to Ask Different. If you want to edit the ask, we might have a quick answer. Setting up a spoof of sender records to convince me.com to accept mails may be a lot of work, but configuring a specific Mail client to be able to send Mail through Apple iCloud is very doable - we just need to know some details on your setup.
    – bmike
    Mar 24 at 18:32

Apple doesn’t allow other Mail servers to send Mail on their behalf for security reasons - only authenticated Mail clients can send. Since your VPS isn’t an Apple server, no one will accept your reply as if you were Apple sending that reply.

Are you able to set up your me.com account on your Mail clients or use webmail with iCloud in the VPS?

  • the me.com email is the receiving email, the error comes when you reply
    – Prosper
    Mar 24 at 18:41
  • Exactly. You can’t spoof Mail senders anymore. @Prosper you have to reply using a mail address from your VPS not the “me.com” address. If you open a support ticket with your hosting provider they should be able to explain mail flow options for you and if they can help you set up outgoing mail.
    – bmike
    Mar 24 at 19:55

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