bounceHammer has been EOL'ed on February 29, 2016

EOL on February 29, 2016

bounceHammer have been downloaded and used by many users and companies since the first release on March 2010 and has been EOL: End Of Life on February 29, 2016. Thanks for using bounceHammer for a long time. We are now providing Sisimai (the successor of bounceHammer, more faster, more higher precision of analysis) as a bounce mail parser library in BSD 2-Clause License.

Sisimai
Commercial Support

  • 1Setting Up Sisimai Your Server
  • 2Support developmenet using Sisimai
  • 3Support via Email
  • 4Support bounce management
  • 5Parsing your bounced emails

Internal Flow of bounceHammer

 

Internal Flow of bounceHammer

The following figure displays a flow: email delivery -> email bounce -> parsing bounces -> accumulating parsed data -> using parsed data, by using bounceHammer in your network.

Your email delivery system or website can be linked with bounceHammer if your system can read YAML/JSON data.

You may not use all the function of bounceHammer, For Example, if you have installed bounceHammer without WebUI/HTTP-API, Web server and Web-related functions and modules do not to need.

Flow with focus on commands

The following figure displays a flow with focus on commands: Parsing by mailboxparser, Accumulating by logger, Inserting data into DB by databasectl, Getting data by datadumper and WebUI.

Flow with focus on commands

You may not use all of the commands of bounceHammer If you want to get parsed data only, databasectl, tablectl, and datadumper command and database are not required.

Sample figure of bounceHammer in your network

The following figure displays a sample diagram of bounceHammer in your netowrk.

Sample figure of bounceHammer in your network

The vital points of the above figure are the following.

  • Send bounce emails to the host which bounceHammer is running (in the above figure, using scp, fetchmail)
  • Send parsed data(YAML/JSON) from the host which bounceHammer is running to other host

Because bounceHammer can work even if there is any bounce email, you can use ftp, rsync, smtp for sending a bounce email except scp.