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

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OSX 10.6 integration into NIS/netgroup/automount infrastructure

I have an existing infrastructure where accounts are maintained under NIS (yp) with no local unix accounts. Also, all the standard maps including hosts, mail aliases, netgroups, etc...are maintained ...
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Make Postfix use MySQL to check whether sender adress is permitted

We're trying to use PostFix to check whether the sender email-address is permitted to send to a specific email-address. Another way to describe it would be that I want specific e-mailaddresses to ...
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How can I transition a Google Apps account to a new primary domain?

Background My company recently got the domain name most closely associated with our company name, and we'd like to change our Google Apps account (including logins, etc.) to reflect the new domain ...
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What is the benefit of using DKIM to sign Content Type?

DKIM has the ability to sign headers on a per-header basis. I looked at Google's headers, and they DKIM sign ContentType. What is the security benefit of signing ContentType?
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Setting the From header makes mail() take a long time to send

I've seen this behavior twice in the past week or so, where mail takes a very long time to send (60 seconds). In troubleshooting one case, I found that cause is setting a custom 'From' header. I can ...
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Outlook 2007 E-Mails come in blank or with <=“” style=“”> in the body, nothing else

Basically users who have just been upgraded to Outlook 2007, are not receiving SOME emails (from outside our domain, ie hotmail, yahoo). It seems that maybe these emails are HTML based, and not sent ...
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Zabbix multiple notification emails in only one

i have a trigger that it activates in X hours, and notify me which pc's on my department are power on or power off with ICMP ping. This is the trigger: ({Template Personalizado ...
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Encrypting all incoming mail with public pgp key per user

What I'm trying to do is be able to take all incoming messages and encrypt them with that users public pgp key. I'm running postfix + courier etc. http://flurdy.com/docs/postfix/ I've read through ...
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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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Local data consistency issues with Large Exchange Mailboxes, Apple Mail, Multiple Connections to same account

I have a longstanding situation with a client who has a tremendous amount of email. To make matters worse, the bulk of the message content and attachments are text files. So, we're talking about a lot ...
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Long server response delay - 60 to 90 seconds - when using PHP Mail() on IIS7.5

We have a Windows 2008 Server running PHP 5.2.11 on IIS 7.5 When any script on the server calls a mail() function it presents no errors and sends the email nearly instantly. However, the server will ...
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Couldn't drop privileges: User is missing UID (see mail_uid setting)

I'm hoping I can use some help. I'm configuring dovecot_ldap, but I can't seem to be able to get dovecot to authenticate the ldap user. Below is my config and log info: hosts = 192.168.128.45:3268 ...
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Outlook Cannot Establish Connection To Exchange while using Citrix VPN

I have several user who travel and connect to our network using Citrix VPN. Once they are connected they can connect to our servers..etc. but when opening up Outlook they are greeted with a login ...
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protect mail folders in linux

I have a linux server with postfix, the emails are delivered locally. Would it be possible to protect the contents of the mail folders (using encryption or any other means) to forbid everybody (even ...
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Email forwarding over windows and iis7

I am trying to make a mail piping sytem work and I am having trouble as I am not used to working with IIS7 over Windows. The official documentation talks about how to do it with Cpanel and X3 skin, ...
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MX setup for a domain registrar and web host with the same domain name

I have a client that has registered their domain through a registrar, then signed up for hosting on through a different provider, but used the same domain for said provider (didn't re-register the ...
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Unable to send mail: connect to subsystem failed, permission denied

When sending mails from a PHP script using SwiftMailer and Swift_SendmailTransport, the execution hangs and mail.log shows the following entries: postfix/smtpd[14003]: warning: connect #1 to ...
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Setting up OpenDKIM with postfix

I intalled opendkim with sendmanil (on Ubuntu) without any problem, and followed the same procedure for installing on another server (Debian with postfix), but it does not work. Strangely, there is no ...
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e-mail database

I'm looking at postfix-mysql as per a tutorial as a mail database. This is all well and good, while setting up the database, I realized that this doesn't quite meet my needs. At least, it doesn't ...
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OSSEC not sending ip block notification

In OSSEC, there is an active response script, which blocks/un-block the IP address of an intruder. i have made some modifications in the script to send an email notification using /bin/mail command, ...
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Can't receive email from a certain email address on Gmail

I have my email address with the domain "toykick.com" (hereafter refereed to as toykick) that I have created a Google Apps account for and have set up email. For a few hours today, after DNS ...
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could not receive external mails on james 3 at ubuntu

I have a domain registered say XXX, i have installed James mail server 3 on ubuntu server which is on windows cloud. After this i created A record which points to public ip of ubuntu cloud server and ...
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Exchange 2010 Domain Admininstrator Mailbox

Just a quick one. Having an issue trying to logon to the domain administrators mailbox in Outlook 2010. Can set the account up fine in Outlook but when you open Outlook you get the "Cannot Open your ...
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Forwarding Root Email not Working on Debian 6

I have a Debian 6 VPS running OpenPanel and I can't seem to get the root email forwarded to an email address of mine. I have tried the following: Create a .forward file in /root/ with the email ...
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Postconf -e doesn't apply any change

I'm trying to change my Postfix configuration in order to relay Postfix SMTP via smtp.gmail.com. I changed the /etc/postfix/main.cf file, reloaded Postfix but nothing changed. I also tried to use the ...
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Trying to set up Microsoft Exchange 2010 to conditionally attach a document to outgoing messages

I work at a company that is beginning to use Lync's video conferencing abilities more, and was tasked with writing up a brief FAQ for in-house use, and one to send to people outside the company for ...
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Exim routing for virtual mailboxes in home directories

Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS Exim version 4.71 Using Ubuntu split configuration. I'm trying to set up virtual domains with Exim but all of the howtos I've read have all the mailboxes in a shared location - I'd ...
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A simple outgoing mail server for my Node based apps?

I have setup my own VPS with Linode (Ubuntu Server 10.04LTS) and I am using it for my various Node apps I have developed. The server and apps are running great and I love the fact the server itself is ...
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Postfix - wrong rights causes 15000 duplicates

I've setted up a mail server with Postfix+SASL and Courier a while back, with procmail dispatching incoming messages to the right user maildir subfolder. It worked well, I could sent/receive emails ...
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Postfix forwarding mail to different address if local email box is not present

Situation: I need to maintain some legacy email accounts on an old domain and old server. What needs to happen is if a local mailbox is present the email should be delivered there however should it ...
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Plesk - forward all email for subdomain alias to another address

I have a plesk-based server hosting multiple domains. For some domains we serve email and web, though most are just web. For one domain domain.net, we are providing the web hosting a third party is ...
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Forward email with prepended content via nested parts

The task I'm trying to accomplish is to receive an email, prepend with some content, then forward it to the appropriate person. My understanding is parts can be nested ("Parts within Parts" section ...
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Sniffing Email Address with Snort

I am new to snort rules and need a rule that will alert any email from a specific user.. For example: alert tcp any any -> any 25 (msg:"Target Email Detected"; content:"email@thatemail.com"; ...
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Exchange email problems related to attached filetypes

We have an exchange server, and are having problems when sending email to three of our customers. When there are no attachments the email is delivered successfully, when a pdf (from a word doc) is ...
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Temporarily forward mail while migrating domain on Google Apps

We have mail hosted on Google Apps for example.com, with domain.example set up as an alias. We want to delete the domain.example alias in Google Apps and setup domain.example as a "real" domain in ...
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Deliverying Externally Hosted Email From Server With Same Domain Name

I have a server that hosts our company's PHP based website and sends out email from submitted forms on the site. Email from the server delivers fine for users that don't have the email address ...
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unable to connect successfully to the destination mail server

I was checking the mailroot/Queue folder on my SMTP server and found quite a good number of .eml files struck in there. For many messages in the Queue folder, eml file says - 'This is an ...
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SpamAssassin custom rules

Is it possible to create a custom rule for spamassassin to stop spam based on the total number of recipients in the mail? Thanks
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issues occurring with mailenable

I am running a VPS with a number of clients on it. To support their email requirements, MailEnable is installed on it where each of the clients email addresses are set up. I have intermediate ...
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postfix, dovecot, mysql, virtual accounts - ubuntu

I'm trying to set up virtual mail accounts on ubuntu 11.04 based on the tutorial here: http://library.linode.com/email/postfix/dovecot-mysql-ubuntu-10.10-maverick I can log into my newly created ...
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Mails do not arrive at group aliases

--- DOMAIN --- Tested domain: example.com (changed name) Info about owner: I own this domain Info about mx DNS entry: mail is handled by google apps example.com mail is handled by 10 ...
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Create New DNS Forward Lookup Zone in Windows Server 2008

I tried to set up google apps in windows server 2008. Consequently I defined on Start->Administration Tools->DNS -> Forward Lookup Zones the following MX records: Priority Mail server 10 ...
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send mail via smtp on debian 6?

i followed this tutorial http://library.linode.com/email/exim/send-only-mta-debian-6-squeeze?format=print When i got to the end, i sent the email to me@gmail.com. I didnt receive it. I didnt get spam ...
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Dovecot & Postfix random slowdowns and chopped message body's

I am running a server with Dovecot 1.0.7 & Postfix 2.3.3 on CentOS 5.5, users are stored in a MySQL database and are authenticated using CRAM-MD5, mail is stored using Maildir. There are only 3 ...
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Send email when status of tape drive changes

I want to send an email when the tape drive is empty and when the tape drive is filled. I use RHEL 5. I don't want to check using a script every X seconds to test if the tape status is changed. There ...
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How to send from one mail server to another on the same domain?

This is my first question on ServerFault (although I have had good results with StackOverflow) so if anything is outside the rules or not clear please tell me. I have a website (Joomla) at ...
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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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Google Apps Audit

I have recently setup a business level Google Apps account but a minority of our users are misusing their accounts so we would like to start monitoring incoming and outgoing mail. The simplest ...
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Trying to make Mailman work with Zoho mail

I installed mailman on my CentOS 6 server, (followed instructions here) I created a test list and checked the Send "list created" email to list owner? option, but email didn't reach my mail box (I'm ...
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Move and import e-mails inside new e-mail account in cPanel

How can we move mails between 2 different mail accounts on a whm/cpanel server? Company was renamed and all mails from contact@oldname.com should be moved in info@newname.com I tried copying the ...