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Backup MX server used to queue mail

In short: I need to setup backup MX server, which will queue messages it receives for later delivery through original MX, AND it must only accept messages for mailboxes which will be listed in ...
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2answers
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postmaster notify: see transcript for details?

Since I configured my server, I get these emails frequently in my spam folder : ** truncated ** ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors ----- <root@db1.mydomain.com> ...
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cannot send mails with my mail() function: get DNS error

I am using php mail() function and I do not reveive any emails: (debian, sendmail) Here is the mail.log Jan 26 18:00:37 sd-45956 sendmail[3918]: s0QH0bRO003918: from=www-data, size=116, class=0, ...
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LDAP_route not working after upgrade from Debian Lenny to Wheezy

 I have Debian 5 box (Lenny) with configured sendmail and LDAP_routing feature. This box is placed between Internet and my final mail server (MS Exchange). LDAP_route feture was used to validate ...
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1answer
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Logging auth information in sendmail - Follow up

I'd like to log the message id, client ip address & authenticated sender with each SMTP transaction, pretty much as discussed here: Logging auth information in sendmail I've implemented the ...
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1answer
160 views

sendmail - local mail delivery if user exists, otherwise to external mail server?

i have a debian vps with webmin, The TLD for the server has its MX pointing to a different server, I would like it so any mail generated locally, say by the shopping cart would be ...
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Sendmail Exception reached when thousands emails sent in bulk mail script. Has sendmail a email-sent limit for a given process?

I am a little desperate with a problem in our web server. Our web is a community with a lot of users and activity. We send to users personalized mails of the activity of their interest. We have a ...
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1answer
88 views

Sendmail still displays through telnet even though I'm using Postfix [closed]

I recently installed and configured Postfix, and removed every aspect of Sendmail that I could from my Debian x86 system. telnet localhost 25 ...still returns that I'm using Sendmail. I've ...
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Linux- Is an MTA required?

My VPS image (Debian 6) comes pre-installed with sendmail as the MTA. I will use this server as a web server, and maybe other usages but not as a mail server. I want to remove as many unneeded ...
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1answer
331 views

can't send mail with exim4 and php

i'm using debian & apache. if i install sendmail, the php mail() function works perfectly. but else i install exim4, the php mail() function does nothing. i have changed the php.ini editing the ...
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1answer
138 views

Sendmail uninstallation issues

Something went wrong with my sendmail installation so I uninstalled it with --purge. I still see the /etc/init.d/sendmail script and /etc/mail is full of sendmail files (.db, aliases, etc). Is there ...
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Sendmail connection timeout

I recently setup a new Debian server, After installing and setting up sendmail for the first time, I am not able to send e-mail. Reason : Connection timeout. Output from the /var/log/mail.log : ...
0
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1answer
367 views

MAIL_HUB / LOCAL_RELAY for multiple domains

I'm running a debian server that hosts multiple domains, each of them using google apps. I managed to get sendmail to deliver the emails from domain1.com by using the following in ...
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2answers
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Cannot send emails via sendmail and php mail() to certain domains [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Outgoing mail from linux not being delivered SOLUTION As someone marked this a a duplicate I cannot post the actual answer that worked for me and that can be found ...
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1answer
302 views

mail() sometimes not working, problem in sendmail parameter

The mail() function in php works strange these days. <?php mail("email@mail.com", "Subject", "Content"); ?> The above script works if I use "php script.php" in command line. However, if I ...
2
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1answer
316 views

60 second php mail() delay through browser / Apache, but no delay through commandline

I am having a problem on my server when the PHP mail() function is being used in a browser, so through Apache. When the script, lets call it mailtest.php, is being called through a browser, there is ...
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1answer
193 views

Sendmail sending @samedomain emails to /var/mail/root

I found out a lot of people with the same problem but anybody actually solved it aparently The thing is that i can send emails to anyone@anywhere but when i send to @mydomain it is sending to ...
0
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1answer
182 views

How to send non-local mail, with GMail(GApps) SMTP?

I have some (~3) Debian boxes, and I want to post system mails to my non-local mailbox. But I have problems with configuring exim4. Also I don't like so much the exim4's config. Too different and also ...
0
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2answers
110 views

sendmail (postfix) stopped delivering mails

how can I find out why postfix / sendmail stopped delivering mail? I tried to sendmail from the console, no errors showed but it has been nothing delivered... the same when by using mail() in php.. ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Setup sendmail to relay to another smtp?

My host provides an smtp server for sending mail. I want to setup sendmail to relay all emails to the hosts smtp server. How do you do that?
2
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2answers
520 views

sendmail: website and email on same domain/server

I am using sendmail for my website, my email address is also using the same server name. So, www.zedsaid.com and nic@zedsaid.com. Sendmail seems to not want to actual deliver the mail to my inbox, ...
3
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1answer
902 views

Prevent mail being marked as spam

This is a canonical question about avoiding outgoing mail being classified as spam. I'm wondering how to prevent my emails from my site being marked as spam? I'm using sendmail. I'm trying to ...
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2answers
219 views

Monitor partition size on Debian

How can I monitor my /backups partition on my Debian-Lenny box? I have sendmail and I would like to receive an email when my partition gets over, for instance, 80% of its total size.
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2answers
313 views

sendmail not working

I'm trying to use the mail() function in PHP on a Debain Linux server. I have 2 web servers running. One is in a chrooted setup. The server that's not chrooted works fine, the other one wont send ...
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2answers
1k views

Sendmail smrsh alias script piping problem on Ubuntu/Debian

I have been banging my head against this problem for 2 weeks. What I am trying to do is pipe a sendmail alias (catchall for a virtusal domain) to a php script. However, I always get the following ...
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2answers
591 views

Postfix 501 Invalid Address - Recover these messages?

I built a form for a client and realized that I used an invalid address for the FROM field. (501 Invalid Address (in reply to MAIL FROM command)). Is there any way that I can recovered these form ...
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1answer
449 views

How to set up sendmail server to be most welcome to bounce/bad email notifications

I am in the process of setting up a mail server (using sendmail to be exact). The server needs to be as open towards receiving notifications of "bad"/bouncing emails as entirely possible. I am not ...
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2answers
805 views

Sendmail MTA, smarthost not working

I have configured Sendmail to work with a smarthost by adding the following line to the configuration define('SMART_HOST', 'smtp.ISP.TLD')dnl and after that I issued make -C /etc/mail The mail ...
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1answer
158 views

milter-regex / Ubuntu or Debian

I have been using milter-regex (http://www.benzedrine.cx/milter-regex.html) on Redhat for some time and am moving to Ubuntu. When compiling the source from their website, I get errors, even though I ...
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1answer
40 views

My server is sending me huge amounts of email from root@domain.com, how can I diagnose this issue?

I am the admin and I am getting email on my personal email address, I am getting over 1000 emails per hour with "Test mail" subject line. I have checked as many scripts as i could but cannot figure ...
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1answer
625 views

sendmail user unknown - debian lenny

My php's mail() function just stopped working a short while ago. It's started returning FALSE. I am not much of a sysadmin so please forgive my ignorance. I set my php.ini send_path option to: ...