The server configuration of email, including POP3, SMTP, IMAP, and popular server software packages that control email.

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Incoming / Outgoing only working with mail

I have setup my domains nameservers to cloudflare (has been for a while so that side is all resolved) and the records as follows: Type Name Value A highwaysindustry.com ...
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S/MIME: signed mails with disclaimer from mail filter/mailscanner?

We have a Mailscanner, which scans incoming and outgoing mails and add a small disclaimer (Mail was checked for Viruses... bla bla bla). So far i can add a disclaimer without signing the mail, or ...
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How to trigger custom actions in dovecot, when email is moved or deleted?

In my dovecot setup I use virtual folders (not to be confused with virtual users). My goal is to get something like seen in googlemail. I want a folder containing all my messages and also I want to ...
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hotmail isn't receiving mail from my server

Hotmail is block all mails (not send to Junk, it really block!) send from my VPS server (even if I send directly from roundcube, for instance). I checked all configs and seems that all is ok. Works to ...
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Dovecot login with username and no @domain.com extension

I have dovecot setup and working, but i can only login as a linux user without the @domain.com extension. e.g joe.bloggs is a user on the linux system. i can login using this as the imap username and ...
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Allow account to exchange email with admin only and hold/redirect other incoming messages

We offer hosting service to some clients and have a mail server with postfix using the virtual transport, for virtual domains. I have a weird request from my boss: The idea is that late paying ...
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Mails received in spam although server removed from blacklist [duplicate]

a server was blacklisted because it was used to send spam, I requested it to be removed from blacklists, I rechecked it at serveral blacklist it wasn't blacklisted, yet when mail is sent, it goes into ...
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Postfix: Relay Access Denied, Reverse DNS Mismatch Error

I have dovecot and postfix installed to handle emails. I have used telnet to check imap and it appears to work fine but when i run telnet mail.domain.com smtp i get 554 5.7.1 <user@gmail.com>: ...
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send email from ubuntu: msmtp VS esmtp VS ssmtp (and nullmailer)

What are the main differences between these 3 packages that have a very similar name? msmtp VS esmtp VS ssmtp (and eventually nullmailer) Thanks
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simple way of sending emails from ubuntu server for logwatch, apticron, fail2ban

I am looking for an easy solution to make packages like logwatch, apticron, fail2ban able to send emails from my ubuntu servers to my gmail address. I am not looking for an heavy solution. I do not ...
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DNS and mail server actions for restoring web access to mails

A domain name, say example.com, is registered to company ONE. The Address record of the DNS for that domain has been changed, to map example.com with an IP of a server of company TWO. Consequently, ...
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PHPmailer won't authenticate on CentOS

I've seen this issue posted before, but haven't found an answer. My phpmailer script works on Wamp, but won't on Centos. I've disabled SELinux and IPtables just in case. I also ran "telnet ...
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Specific domain email address goes to spam

I have a client who is using GoDaddy for their web hosting. And through their cPanel they have mail hosted. They just got over some bounce back issues, but now a single email address has another weird ...
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Mail Server Running but not receiving emails

I am running Ubuntu and I am trying to setup my mail server using ISPConfig 3. Here is the error I am getting: Mail Queue (Server : droplet.domain.co.za) Data from: 2014-07-16 12:40 -Queue ID- ...
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Daily block report from assp for each mail user

I want to automatically send daily block report from assp to each mail user. I've set the BlockReportFile parameter as: file:files/blockreportlist.txt My blockreportlist.txt has the following ...
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Email traffic redirect

We have old email servers from our systems from years ago that are no longer around, in our application code are hard coded references to our old email servers. The code cannot be changed easily. Can ...
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My server does not listen to port 25, even though iptables allows smtp traffic [closed]

My public server accepts traffic and relays them to other machines on the network with iptables PREROUTING rules. I recently added a mail server at 192.168.1.10 and made its iptables rules to accept ...
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Simplest Way to Setup Email for Various Domains

I'm beginning to use Mandrill to send out transactional emails from my various domains. Now what I'd like is a way to receive these emails simply w/out setting up a mail server on my linux boxes. I'm ...
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Configuring multiple IP addresses for SMTP server

Many articles suggested to have more than one IP address for SMTP server in order to avoid spamming and other delivery issues when sending emails to major email providers. I have two thoughts to ...
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IIS E-mails from Wordpress [duplicate]

I have just installed PHP MySQL and WordPress (as a site in IIS) on our server. I now want to know how to get e-mails, i.e. from contact forms etc to work? We have an exchange server so I just ...
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Postfix Domain Whitelisting in Combination with Sender Authentication

I'd like to whitelist several domains in my Postfix configuration in such a way that all e-mails from those domains are accepted as long as they're properly authenticated using SPF and/or DKIM, should ...
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Update Incoming and Outgoing Setting

I'm soon going to transfer a client from an existing server elsewhere. Their current server uses the following for its incoming and outgoing mail settings: example.com My client has over 20 ...
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'Please configure a fully qualified domain name' Error

I am running an nginx website on a virtual host and I am trying to set up iRedMail, but this is the error I get when running bash iRedMail.sh. < ERROR > Please configure a fully qualified ...
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How to change the VPS without loosing incoming emails in the meantime?

I have to change my VPS provider and so I have to transfer all my files to a new provider. The problem is that it may cause a downtime of up to 24 hours. In the meantime it's very likely that my ...
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Relay Access Denied - Combined with external mail service

I have a client website which is spitting out this error message after you complete any of the forms: Mistake in recipient address! 554 5.7.1 : Relay access denied Mistake in sending data! 221 ...
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EXIM - 550 Cannot receive from specified address - Sendgrid

We're having some intermediate issues with exim where some emails go through and then others get the 550 Cannot receive from specified address Error. This is the guide we used to setup EXIM: ...
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Lotus Notes Inbox issue

I have a clustered environment of two domino servers. What I find is that in the active server of the cluster the mail "Inbox" is empty. But then the views-> "All Documents"/"All Emails" shows that ...
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Dovecot not serving old migrated emails for some clients

I have just migrated my emails to a new mail server. The old and the new server had the exact same setup using MailDir with fetchmail, procmail and dovecot. The configurations of those three ...
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Redmine imap issue

I'm having a big problem with redmine. I want people to send a mail to : it@myfirm.com and then redmine has to create a ticket. So first I tried doing it with rake but I quickly realized that its ...
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User Mailbox content replicated 100X

Exchange 2007SP2 I have a user mailbox currently has 5 million emails still reflecting on our Exchange Server. Long story short, users sent emails replicated 100x and overloaded our Server. I as ...
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postfix unable to receive external emails

I have setup an email server with postfix and dovecot. Installation went fine but I am not able to receive emails from external users(gmail, yahoo etc) but I can send email to external users. When an ...
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Will mailing lists “break” if SPF is too restrictive?

I have recently configured my own mail server (Linux-based postfix + dovecot scenario). This is just for personal use - I have no bulk mail going out, no automatically generated mail outbound from the ...
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how do i modify mail(envelope and header) as using mailfromd

I`m trying to modify mail(header,envelope) while using mailfromd. These are my questions: I found "Envelope Modification Functions" in library following as rcpt_add and rcpt_delete. Is there no ...
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Unified email strategy, migration from remote IMAP and Thunderbird [closed]

We are a small team of five people managing roughly 100 websites on a dozen servers. The current email strategy implemented by me some years ago seems not to be optimal any more. Let's describe the ...
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sending email from cron in html format not text

i am trying to send email every 1 hour from cron job which is executing a php script that fetches data from database and shows in a table format. i have CentOs 6.1 where i created my cron job.firstly ...
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Setting up Office 365 / Exchange 365 email in Mail (32-bit) without logging in as the user?

There's been a recent change in policy at the place where I work that I cannot login to a user account without the user being virtually or physically present. In order to setup their account at ...
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When cron is completed How to get email notification and log in a file (both)

I am a Newbie to linux. I'm trying to figure out things. Can someone kindly help me how to combine these two commands? (1) Normally cron can results can be directed to a log file by editing crontab ...
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Linking mail groups from /etc/aliases to Mailman for archive purpose

I have configured mail server with postfix as MTA and Dovecot as MDA. Ubuntu version is 12.04. Also created mail groups in /etc/aliases. Mailing is working perfect. For archiving purposes I have now ...
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Email server domain name best practice [closed]

Is it a good idea to use a subdomain or an entirely different domain name for sending generated emails such as registration, password reset...? So that the main domain doesn't get marked for spam. ...
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Should DNS A timeout to result in permanent email failure?

Occasionally an email does not get through when sent to a recipient who uses the outlook.com system for their email server. Their MX record resolves fine, but their A record (something like ...
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Amavisd custom final behaviour based on recipient

I know I can set default message handling in Amavisd by setting $final_*_destiny to one of D_PASS, D_BOUNCE, D_REJECT or D_DISCARD. And I know I can disable specific checks by recipient with the ...
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Send mail with postfix using multiple ip address [duplicate]

I'm developing a mail marketing service and in this service I need to set an outgoing IP address in postfix before send an email but the problem is, I have multiple clients and I need to set an ...
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Finding valid email service providers in a large list of domains

I have a list of approximately 13K free email/webmail providers from circa 2000. Obviously the vast majority of these services have gone out of business, and the domains have either lapsed, or been ...
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How can I reduce the damage of stolen mail accounts?

Currently I’m offering some webhosting to a few advertising agencies for their premium customers. But currently I have a great problem with the E-Mail Service. In the last week, the E-Mail Accounts of ...
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Posftix mails not arriving to external recipients (closed port)

I have an Ubuntu Server (192.168.1.2) behind a router (192.168.1.1 with static public IP a.b.c.d and domain example.com). Apache works fine and is accessible from the outside under example.com. On ...
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What should I set in postfix's myhostname / mydestination?

I am using Ubuntu, on a web server need to send out email (via sendgrid), this server never receive any external email, and I've the following hostname settings /etc/hostname = example /etc/hosts = ...
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Send email from main domain using exim4

I've installed exim4 on my server to send email for server messages, registration messages, lost password messages etc. My server's FQDN/rDNS is mail.example.com, which I also entered during the ...
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How can I enforce TLS in sendmail when I don't necessarily know the hostname of the downstream MTA (only IPs)? [e.g. by recipients' domain]

I'm running SendMail 8.14 and have some custom static routes for sending to certain domains. These domains are "internal" but not managed directly by me. Here's an example of ...
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Exim4 crypteq with MySQL lookup always fails

I got an Exim 4.80 server on Ubuntu 14.04. I want to switch from Dovecot Auth to MySQL. The passwords are stored as crypt (with sha256, beginning with $5$). The expansion looks like this: ...
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SPF with a Mail Gateway: do I need to put all my mail servers?

I always put all my Mail Servers in SPF declarations, but I'm not sure if this is the correct way to implement SPF. All my mail got routed through a Mail Gateway. Everything goes first to this server ...