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SMTP Error 501

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Description: Syntax error in parameters or arguments.

What does this mean?

This is similar to SMTP Error #500, although this is specific to the additional ‘parameters’ or options that are being used.

How to fix SMTP Error 501?

This is most commonly an issued with an incorrect/invalid email address, however can also be due to anti-spam filters as referenced in the similar SMTP Error # 500. If you’ve confirmed a correct email address, I suggest reviewing the fixes for SMTP Error # 500.

SMTP Error 501 Examples

Remote host said: 501 Invalid Address