HOWTO Add SMTP Receipt Notification to a mail

This article is incomplete and was first written in January 2007
for the BeezNest technical website (

Receipt Notification (or “Accusé de réception” in french) can be very easily added to an e-mail by adding the following line in the e-mail’s SMTP header:


Where address@domain.ext is the e-mail address you want the receipt notification to be sent to AND r
should be the end-of-line marker of your SMTP server.

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