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

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Transitioning from a POP only email account to new IMAP enabled account - how can subsequent emails to the old POP only email be supported?

I have just started working for a growing small business. I am the first person they've had with any real technology background and from this point onward I will be organising and managing any IT ...
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iRedMail missing apache2-mod-auth-mysql

Whenever I try and install iRedMail, it gives me and error saying that apache2-mod-auth-mysql is a missing dependency and I tried installing it but there is no such package
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How to pass PHP mail.log output to a script

I'm logging all php mail output using the mail.log setting in php.ini. Rather than log to a file I want to have the log data sent to a script for parsing in real-time to raise alerts. I have tried: ...
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Remove OR Replace “mailed by” field with DKIM & SPF enabled

Is it possible to remove the mailed by: us-west-2.amazonses.com field in an email or replace it with mailed by: example.com? Amazon forums, this site, and google searches are very unclear. I am using ...
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Can't send email from postfix to hotmail

I have problems sending emails from my server to hotmail. I used mxtoolbox.com and reported no problems on records or blacklists. Also, emails go successfully to gmail... This is my mail.log on ...
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TLS connect failed: error:140943FC:SSL routines:SSL3_READ_BYTES:sslv3 alert bad record mac while sending mail via Qmail

I'm trying to send e-mail to one of the biggest polish hosting companies and their servers are refusing to receive it with message: TLS connect failed: error:140943FC:SSL ...
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Nagios 3.5 doesn't send notifications

The automated notifications from Nagios 3.5.0 (on Ubuntu) don't seem to work and the error given is "No contacts were found for notification purposes. No notification was sent out". The below can be ...
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Exchange 2010 - Auto-forwarded email not arriving at destination (20/40% missing)

Good morning, we have a weird issue with Auto Forwarding emails from Exchange 2010. Little background information first, I work for a daughter-company, lets say @bla-daughter.com. Our head office is ...
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saslauthd authentication error

My server has developed an expected problem where I am unable to connect from a mail client. I've looked at the server logs and the only thing that looks to identify a problem are events like the ...
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Office365 SPF record has too many lookups

For some utterly ridiculous administrative reasons we've got a split domain with one mailbox on Office365 which requires us to add include:outlook.com to our SPF record. The problem with this is that ...
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Windows server | HmailServe | Relay

My setup: I am using PHPMailer (smtp) to send out emails via my websites. I am using a windows 2012 server as my mail server which is using Hmailserver. I am using Mailgun to relay my emails. Things ...
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'550 relay not permitted' problem with MDaemon [closed]

Not being a pro webmaster I have problems with company mail server. We do have a web-site virtually hosted. We also have an MDaemon in our office as a internal mail server that sends emails out as ...
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correct way to prevent SPF failures

I have a website on a hosted server whose mail users are using their ISPs SMTP to send mail. I have set their SPF record to look like this: v=spf1 mx a:comcast.net ip4:216.70.103.0/24 ...
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Emails old MX, A and CNAME records [closed]

I need urgent help please. One of my clients had a domain(example.com) which they forgot who they bought it from 3 years ago. i transferred it to my hosting account as addon domain, then they told me ...
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Redmine - how to configure email sending with postfix?

I've installed postfix as my smtp server and it works fine, cuz I can send e-mails, for example by typing: sendmail mail@mail.com and e-mail is delivered corectly. But now I would like that redmine ...
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OwnCloud stored file as WEB start page

I collect video clips from security cameras in OC. Every 10 min scrip tlook to for new video files and if so, email is send to user who owns particular cameras set. Such mail contain links (one or ...
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Zabbix Not Triggering Events and Not Sending Notification Emails

I am new to Zabbix administration. Running it to monitor server resources on a linux machine. Setting up Email notifications against trigger's expression if System RAM goes below 40GB. Using Amazon ...
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cron job sending emails in a wrong charset

I have following command in a cronjob: */5 * * * * php /var/www/domain/yii rss/parse It outputs email in a wrong charset: Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ANSI_X3.4-1968 But when i launch that ...
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How to set UTF-8 charset in exim4?

Using Ubuntu server 14.04 how to set UTF-8 CHARSET? It's using now ANSI by default so i can't see cyrillic letters. I am using non-split config mode, so i have 2 files in /etc/exim4: ...
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Unable to send external email via crontab

I'm trying to send email out from crontab. I've tried making crontab run a basic shell script, as well as specifying the actual command within the crontab. I've tried doing this with mpack and ssmtp . ...
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Postfix restrict recipients

how can I configure postfix to allow sending to a certain (external) domain only? I'm already using check_recipient_access. Content of my /etc/postfix/recipients_restrictions: domain.com OK My ...
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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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migrating imap using imapsync

i have 2 centos vps, dovecot, sendmail and ssl are installed on both servers, i want to migrate the mail server from oldserver to newserver so i installed imapsync on both servers. I followed this ...
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What are DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) and The SPF (Sender Policy Framework)?

I recently saw that cpanel has new entry for DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) and The SPF (Sender Policy Framework). They seems to be talk about a mail/spam prevention, etc I would like to ...
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using seperate mail server to send website emails, cannot send email to mailboxes on the same domain

I've configured a new WordPress website to send emails from no-reply@domain.com for things like user registrations, password resets and newsletters. The email info@domain.com is the only other ...
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Sendmail: DSN: Service unavailable

I've been having trouble getting my server to send email and I haven't for the life of me figured out how to fix it. If anyone could give me some simple pointers, that would be muchly appreciated! ...
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Setup Postfix+Dovecot reading from database

I'm trying to setup Postfix and Dovecot, the latter with virtual users stored in a MySQL database, following this guide (but here I recap everything as there are some "bugs" in the guide I fixed ...
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which domain do I setup DKIM on?

I'm trying to set up DKIN on for my organizations bulk mailing operation. Our bulk mailer is on one domain, test-news.org but all our mailings have user@test.org on the from line. I'm confused as to ...
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Password change to SQL user and SQL Agent user broke mail agent

We changed the passwords on the accounts which the SQL Server service and the SQL Server Agent use to log in. Both seem to be mostly working fine, however the mail agent is now having problems. It is ...
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How do I count the messages of Postfix's mailq?

How can I get number of messages count in Postfix's mailq? mailq command display entire mails in mailq but i would like to know count only.Is there any command for this. My OS is centos 5.5.
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Sendmail set domain in From field

I am using a Hetzner root server running Debian 7. My IP address is 148.251.181.168. My hosts file has the domain name immediately after 127.0.0.1, which was suggested as a solution elsewhere. ...
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Mail is marked as spam by gmail - no idea, why [duplicate]

I'm using my DSL-Business-connection for a small office. I just installed a Mac Mini Server with mail-support and try to send an email to googlemmil, but this mail is getting marked as spam. This is ...
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Mailman “from” spoofing

It seems mailman, by default, spoofs its outgoing message with the "from" address of the person who posted the message. The envelope mail-from is not spoofed, but rather the P2 FROM. Is this ...
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Postfix login mismatch sender address rejected

I'm getting the following rather annoying error message: Sender address rejected: not owned by user subscription@****.ca; from=<subscription@****.ca> to=<webmaster@****.ca> proto=ESMTP ...
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Relase outgoing mails to internet if local delivery failes

How can I release outgoing mail to the internet if local delivery fails in postfix? My server has virtual domains configured with mydomain.tld. When I send an email to somename@mydomain.tld it try to ...
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What is the difference between the sendmail submit queue and standard queue?

I'm confused on the purpose of the sendmail submit queue (by default /var/spool/clientmqueue). I think it's used to store messages when sendmail is ran in mail-submission program mode instead of ...
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Exim installed, can send mail but not receive any

I am trying to set up the mail service on my server. I installed exim4 and configured it. I can send emails to any email address, send one from a user to another but not receive any. When I try to ...
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Centos SMTP error command not implemented

I have a vps with Centos 6.5 and postfix installed. When I want to connect to a smtp server like google or mail gun, I get the error 502 command not implemented. Can anybody help me please? This is ...
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only email from my own server to google apps on the same server end up in spam [duplicate]

Im sending emails from a webshop on my VPS. The emails land nicely in the inbox everywhere, including gmail accounts, EXCEPT for the emails to the owner of the webshop, who has google apps email on ...
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Exchange / Outlook Managing multiple smtp addresses

In our company some of our employee's have multiple email addresses on multiple domains. Now we have tried multiple setup to manage this situation, only to find that there is no ideal one. We are ...
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suppress blank emails

How do I suppress blank emails? FOr e.g. in the following example, I will like to some command | mail -s "tables altered on `hostname`" me@company.com I get the following message "after" sending ...
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Read/parse mail.log to make easier debugging

I need to go through the mail.log and filter out a few emails that have been causing problems and wondered if there is anyway to make my life easier. Is there anyway to parse the mail.log to make it ...
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Manage domain by two mail servers

For some reason (maybe stupid, probably it's about money) I need to setup domain to have two mail servers: some mail addresses would be on Google some mail addresses would be managed by our server ...
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Change location of maildir

Standard Linux installation provide a maildir in /var/spool/mail/$user (that's actually a single file holding all emails, not a "mail directory"), soft-linked by /var/mail/. I'm going to set up ...
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does email pipe to program cause problems with unicode characters?

I'm piping incoming mail into a PHP script, immediately storing the RAW email in a MySQL db. It works very well, except ~0.7% of emails arrive with a truncated message body. I found someone whose ...
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Postfix: Resend 'hard' bounces

I had a number of messages get rejected by the recipient's mail server with a status 550 code due to an IP address blacklist. I've sorted the problem that caused the host to become blacklisted, and ...
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postfix relay emails dynamically

Is it possible to relay incoming emails dynamically with postfix's relayhost? relayhost = proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/email2server.cf and I used mysql database to query each email with relay host. But ...
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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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UID uniqueness of IMAP mails

In our internal webmail system, we'd like to attach notes and contacts to certain mails. In order to do this, we have to keep track of every mail on our IMAP server. Unfortunately the IMAP standard ...
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How to configure Postfix to only send out emails with a certain header?

I'm setting up a local development VM and I was able to redirect all sent out emails to a local mailbox using virtual_alias_maps with the entry /.*/ username. What I'd like to add is an option to not ...