Hi, thank you for submitting your question to Google Answers, I hope I
can provide the information you are seeking.
You can always try sending a message to it but I would do so from a
junk e-mail address in case it is just a spam scheme. But I doubt it
Although we can?t answer personal questions, you are only asking to
validate the address and there are two links I can provide where you
can test addresses.
Neither is 100% accurate but they do a very good job.
reports that it is unable to contact the mail server.
?firstname.lastname@example.org does not appear to be a valid email address.
6-Mar-2005 15:57:47 : Determining Domain : vipemail.com
6-Mar-2005 15:57:47 : MX Resolving : vipemail.com
6-Mar-2005 15:57:47 : Resolution OK,1 MX Records
6-Mar-2005 15:57:47 : Selected MX Record m1.dnsix.com
6-Mar-2005 15:57:47 : Connecting to m1.dnsix.com:25
6-Mar-2005 15:57:47 : 220 m1.dnsix.com ESMTP (FF4) Sun, 06 Mar 2005 15:55:47 -0800
6-Mar-2005 15:57:47 : HELO smdc1
6-Mar-2005 15:57:47 : 250 m1.dnsix.com Hello smdc1 [220.127.116.11]
6-Mar-2005 15:57:47 : mail from:
6-Mar-2005 15:57:47 : 250 OK
6-Mar-2005 15:57:47 : rcpt to:
6-Mar-2005 15:57:47 : 550 unrouteable address
6-Mar-2005 15:57:47 : quit
6-Mar-2005 15:57:47 : 221 m1.dnsix.com closing connection
6-Mar-2005 15:57:47 : Connection Closed?
I ping'd the site and got this
Pinging vipemail.com [18.104.22.168] with 32 bytes of d
Reply from 22.214.171.124: bytes=32 time=308ms TTL=239
Reply from 126.96.36.199: bytes=32 time=303ms TTL=239
Reply from 188.8.131.52: bytes=32 time=316ms TTL=239
Reply from 184.108.40.206: bytes=32 time=253ms TTL=239
Ping statistics for 220.127.116.11:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 253ms, Maximum = 316ms, Average = 295ms
Vipemail.com exists, but isn't responding right now as a mail server.
Of course you didn?t provide a complete address and there are hundreds
of more domains you can test for yourself based on different
I also tried UK, .gov, .net, and .org with no luck.
There is only one good link on Google
Thank you again for turning to Google Answers for help.