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

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Send mail with priority from console

How can I send mail from the console marked with "priority high" flag? Currently I'm using this syntax: echo "message content" | mail -s "subject" user@example.com I don't see any switches for ...
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my crontab doesn't send mails anymore

Before saturday, mailing after crontab executions were working but from now on, it doesn't work at all, but the config didn't changed. Operating system : Debian 7.5 I tried using PHP the mail ...
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Receiving mail in a python process on an aws instance

I'm using a Python smptd server on an AWS instance. It's listening on localhost, port 25. I can send mail to it through a Python smtp client on the same instance. I have an elastic IP associated with ...
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“relay access denied” after changing domain A record

I'm experiencing issues with email, specificially "Relay Access Denied" errors after changing my A record for my apps domain name. It was previously setup like: Host a manages dns (mydomain.com in ...
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How does an MX relay work, as in, how is my SMTP server supposed to use it? [closed]

I'm trying to set up a Postfix server (any other software would be ok for me as well). I don't have a static IP, and that can apparently be quite a problem for e-mail purposes: I managed to "send" ...
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At what point should I dedicate a server for SMTP [closed]

I currently have a 2GB RAM windows server 2012 which is has IIS and SMTP installed on there. Now I seen alot of people leave SMTP out on the webserver and buy a server just dedicated to handle the ...
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How to setup Postfix with Opendkim to automatically sign PHP emails?

I've found that: submitted emails are signed properly (ie those sent with MUA's like Outlook and Thunderbird) command-line sent emails are signed properly emails sent with PHP, in particular case ...
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SpamAssassin doesn't filter forwarded mails

I am forwarding emails from an external email account to an account on my own server. SpamAssassin works fine if I just receive mail normally. But all mail thats being forwarded from my external mail ...
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What could have changed email headers?

I'm sending email programmatically with the following headers: From: rm-noreply@mycompany.com Reply-To: rm-noreply@mycompany.com However, recipients sees them differently From: "Some Name" ...
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Remove X-SA-Exim Headers from out going emails

I am using EXIM4 on Ubuntu 12.04 with Spamassassin for sending emails. Any emails will be relayed through Amazon SES service. But I want to hide the bellow headers in outgoing emails. ...
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Postfix insists use port 25

I have a VPS server LAMP and all it works normaly. But when I try send a email to external server (outlook.com), this error occurs (visible on postfix log): Jul 23 18:15:00 serv postfix/smtp[1792]: ...
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Unexpected failure, please try later (in reply to end of DATA command)

while trying to send emails to the following address some_user@f-gs.jazztel.es i always get the following error message. Could any one tell where can i look in order to find what's going wrong? This ...
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exim4 - Why is rate limiting outbound mail to a smarthost only working with acl_not_smtp?

In an effort to rate limit outgoing emails per recipient (all emails are sent by the same user), I've been doing some testing in a very simple environment: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Email spam/hack and odd apache logs around the same time

A friend of mine started getting failed delivery notices yesterday (June 23rd, 2014) on all of his domain e-mails, and so he asked me to look into it. I have been looking through various logs and his ...