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0023683mantisbtadministrationpublic2018-01-09 03:08
Reporterpeter nealAssigned To 
Status newResolutionopen 
Product Version2.8.0 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0023683: Can not see way to turn off "disposable email addresses" checking.

i'd like to turn of disposable email addresses checking so i can use to test the email sent out from a server running mantisbt.
but i can't make an account with the test email address.

i like to be able to turn off "disposable email addresses" checking temporarily in the config file but can not find a variable for this.

Steps To Reproduce

try to make a user account using a test email adress from

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has duplicate 0023793 resolvedatrol APPLICATION ERROR #1201 It is not allowed to use disposable e-mail addresses. 




2017-11-30 09:52

developer   ~0058280

As a workaround, remove from vendor/vboctor/disposable_email_checker/data/domains.txt

peter neal

peter neal

2017-11-30 10:23

reporter   ~0058281

That's worked perfect, thanks.



2017-11-30 10:59

developer   ~0058282

@vboctor do you think we should introduce a configuration option to disable the checking?



2017-11-30 11:02

reporter   ~0058283

That info was helpful. As a paying client of ( for over a decade, I'd like to note here that they are a reputable, for-fee service, and extremely vigilant about how their service is used. Spam and other abuse through their servers is not tolerated. I recommend removal of those domains from the list, but understand that for those who don't know the service that it's just one of a huge list of companies in this category.



2017-11-30 12:35

manager   ~0058285

Peter, is there a reason why a service like can't be used for testing?

@Starbuck It seems that the domains you mentioned are marked as disposable on other providers and hence there made their way into my disposable library. Here is API results for the domains you mentioned:



2017-11-30 17:16

reporter   ~0058287

@vboctor - that is correct, This is a service which provides disposable emails. My note here is that it's a reputable service, not a problem source. As an example, a pharmacist sells drugs, and so does the guy on the corner, but we shouldn't lump them all into a single list of "drug dealers" - and a gun dealer sells weapons for self-defense, which is not the same as the guy on the corner who sells guns.

I occasionally find my email addresses blocked by sites that use these global lists. While called "disposable", I never dispose of these addresses. Like someone who buys a gun for protection, I use them to protect myself against spam from sites, and I keep them for all sites at which I am registered. I pay for the ability to delete these addresses if I unregister from a site and continue to get emails from them, or if I find some site owner has shared my address with some other entity. In this world where a "privacy policy" is just a legal statement that we have no privacy, this is a form of consumer protection. My "drug" here (in the form of a disposable address) keeps me safe from abuse, where similar "drugs" used by spammers are being abused.

So with that in mind, I encourage you to remove this one service (two domains) from that list which otherwise seems to be quite effective for its purpose.

You could suggest that I take this up with But I don't use their services, I use MantisBT. And I'm here to ask the stewards of MantisBT to correct an error that's been made by an upline provider. If I have time one of these days I'll do what I can elsewhere. But I'm not in the business of evangelizing justice for services like this - I'm just trying to fix this one situation because we're in the right place to do it.


Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2017-11-30 09:13 peter neal New Issue
2017-11-30 09:52 atrol Note Added: 0058280
2017-11-30 10:23 peter neal Note Added: 0058281
2017-11-30 10:59 atrol Note Added: 0058282
2017-11-30 11:02 Starbuck Note Added: 0058283
2017-11-30 12:35 vboctor Note Added: 0058285
2017-11-30 17:16 Starbuck Note Added: 0058287
2018-01-09 03:08 atrol Relationship added has duplicate 0023793