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

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Poor IMAP performances

I'm experiencing very poor performances with my Mail Server when executing some specific and mandatory IMAP commands. Right now when I try to run the SELECT command on a folder with 4k+ email, the ...
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Postfix multiple checks

I want to achieve the following with Postfix: Run all emails through a black list Allow any clients sending to a list of domains Allow some clients sending to any domain This is what I have: ...
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How do I convert all accounts on a dovecot IMAP server from one Maildir layout to another?

I am currently running dovecot 2.x on a server with the following layout for mailboxes: mail_location = maildir:~/Maildir I would like to change the layout to this format: mail_location = ...
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Collectd notify_email Plugin Not Working On Ubuntu 14.04

I'm attempting to set up e-mail notifications using collectd and the threshold / notify_email plugins. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, attempting to relay e-mails through Amazon SES. Relevant package ...
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Server being used to send spam mail. How do I investigate?

Problem I think my server is being used to send spam with sendmail, I'm getting a lot of mail being queued up that I don't recognize and my mail.log and syslog are getting huge. I've shutdown ...
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Allow sender spoofing for specific user on Postfix server with LDAP

So I have a Postfix server that authenticates users against an LDAP directory. This works great so far, but one of the mail adresses should be allowed to set another sender address. All users on ...
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Dovecot: no auth attempts in 0 secs (IMAP protocol)

I'm having a lot of problems configuring dovecot ony vps. I'm already able to send email using port 110 and to receive email using port 25, but I can't connect using port 993 and 995. I'm using ...
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t-online.de blacklist “host refused to talk to me” (BL)

I got following error message for several days, as my server tried to send a message to an emailadress at t-online.de: host mx02.t-online.de[194.25.134.9] refused to talk to me: 554 IP=xx.xx.xx.xx - ...
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sSMTP Configuration issue for Zoho mail

I was using following configuration to send from Gmail from sSMTP from Ubuntu using PHP # # Config file for sSMTP sendmail # # The person who gets all mail for userids < 1000 # Make this empty to ...
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Tell postfix to merge three Authentication-Results:-Lines into one?

I am running a postfix mta with debian wheezy. I am using postfix-policyd-spf-python, openkdim and opendmarc. When receiving e-mails from google (google apps with own domain) for example, the header ...
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My server keeps sending emails to hostmaster@xxx.com

When I type mailq on my server, I get: BB523653A62 4025 Wed Jun 4 10:40:07 MAILER-DAEMON (delivery temporarily suspended: host p3smtpout.secureserver.net[208.109.80.54] refused to talk to me: ...
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Exchange 2007 issue internet receive connector

I have issue with yahoo.co.uk if I send a mail from within the yahoo webconsole the mail arrives in my inbox on the exchange server If I send mail from Iphone configure to send via mail box ...
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Maximum length of MAIL FROM address

When sending out emails with a MAIL FROM address > 81 characters I receive bounce messages from some MTAs: 501 Syntax error - Badly formatted address. (in reply to MAIL FROM command) As soon as ...
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Exchange on SBS2003 not receiving mail, but sending via telnet works

Last week we had a problem on our SBS2003 server where our external connection dropped out and I was only able to restore it by running netsh winsock reset catalog and netsh int ip reset. Thinking ...
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How to setup a daily report of the top e-mail senders in Exchange 2010

We have had issues with compromised Exchange accounts sending a large amount of unsolicited e-mails out. We have mitigated this by using a cloud e-mail gateway that does a better job in detecting ...
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Beginner server local installation [duplicate]

Here's the thing I own a small business and currently my emails are being managed by some regular hosting using cpanel and that I bought a small server and installed windows server and exchange Can ...
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How to find the source of outgoing SPAM emails on my Server [closed]

Hello this is my first time here. I do know a little about linux but I can't seem to find out the source of tons of SPAM emails being sent out on my server. Here is a small portion of the QMAIL ...
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Disable ClamAV for Amavis

I have a Postfix mail server, using Amavis and Spamassassin to check for unwanted e-mails. I have removed ClamAV because it'd basically freeze the whole server every time someone received an e-mail, ...
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When does Postfix not perform lookups in virtual_alias_maps?

I'm having a real pickle of a problem: I have a Postfix 2.6.6 / CentOS 6 server that's set up to forward mail from specific aliases to specific destinations. This is done through a mysql ...
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How can I limit the amount of messages SendMail will recieve in a single incoming connection?

Is there a way to limit how many messages can be received by SendMail in a given SMTP session? I have a SendMail server and an upstream application server is trying to send dozens (potentially ...
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How to prevent emails from my domain through mailing lists to be rejected due to DMARC

I operate my own mail server at speedofsoundgaming.com and mwtd.net. I recently added a DMARC record to my domain to help prevent spam, and once seeing that things seemed to be working, upped the ...
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Migrating email host from local MS Exchange to 3rd-party host

This may be a simple question, but so far I've had trouble finding any help that corresponds well to my specific situation. The very small business I work for is planning on "phasing out" the local ...
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Some emails don't arrive

Yesterday, somehow a DNS Zone File got removed from Cloudflare. So after re-editing the file everything seemed okay. Now there's the problem that some emails don't arrive in the inbox. Strange thing ...
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Exchange 2010: Send emails via STMP with custom From address to outside the domain

The requirement(s): (1) Connect to Exchange via STMP and (2) basic authentication and send emails with a (3) custom From address to (4) recipients outside the domain. I was able to get (1) - (3) ...
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global autoresponder google apps

We just migrate our main domain to a new one. (@olddomain.com -> @newdomain.com) Now we want that people who send emails to any account in @olddomain.com, receive automatically a message like "the ...
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Posftfix - MTA during fwd-connect Negative greeting

I have problem with postfix on Debian Squeezy (Yes. Squeezy). I can't send email, idk why. My postqueue: root@mx-2:~# postqueue -p -Queue ID- --Size-- ----Arrival Time---- -Sender/Recipient------- ...
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Using Microsoft Exchange Online to host emails but still allow piped emails in cPanel

I want to use Microsoft Exchange Online to host my emails. I understand this involves changing MX records to point to Microsoft's servers. My issue is that in cPanel I have some piped email address ...
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SMESERVER: Mail not receiving, 550 v=spf1 a -all (suddenly appeared 5/21) [duplicate]

My situation is exactly the same - SMEserver 7.51 (yes I know I need to upgrade) been running for years and I get the same spf error message back just starting Wednesday afternoon(5/21). I also tried ...
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SMESERVER: Mail not receiving, 550 v=spf1 a -all

SMESERVER install has been working find for an age then this morning "The error that the other server returned was: 550 v=spf1 a -all", can anyone 'point' me in the right direction to resolving this ...
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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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A record required for MX record?

Previously our domain, let's call it ourdomain.com, pointed to an IP address (our web host). In addition, we use Office 365 to handle our domain email accounts. DNS records: ourdomain.com A ...
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DNS Zone Record: How to set up MX Record correctly? [closed]

I've been search for this for quite a while, and tried many different examples for weeks (because I usually have to wait a couple hours for the DNS change). Nothing made my mail() in PHP as well as my ...
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User login URL for newkly installed Zimbra mail server

I have managed to install Zimbra 8.0.7 on my Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS server (I had to rebuild my machine and reinstall the OS, so that no other servers other than Zimbra are running - how to reinstall ...
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Configure Exchange to ignore requests for read receipts on certain mailbox

We have an Exchange (2010) mailbox that is automatically monitored by a windows service, this service connects to the mailbox periodically using Exchange Web Services 1.1 and imports the emails into ...
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How to configure synology NAS for SMTP server [closed]

first of all I have to admit that I'm a beginner in this topic. In fact this is my first post. I have a synology 213J that I want to configure as SMTP server. I discovered that I needed a domain in ...
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Move mail server to a new server with no downtime

We have a server that currently acts as a web, database and mail server. We would like to move mail to its own dedicated server. So: The address for the mail server is mail.example.com. It has A ...
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postfix just installed on ubuntu, but mail() not working in php

I have a new server. Just installed Postfix (apt-get install mailutils), and configured postfix as "Internet site". Works fine when I'm logged in as regular user on the command prompt and use "mail ...
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Moving X400 address to user's new mailbox, internal NDR

We have a user who has had access to his old mailbox restricted by management. However, they want them to continue to receive mail in a new mailbox using the same SMTP address. The situation is, the ...
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Two Exim servers and redirects

it is a bit fuzzy thing I try to solve so I need to ask you for a help. Our users are divided between two big buildings, that are far from each other, so we set up two independent mail servers so ...
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How to automate sending warning email if USB backup drives are not rotated frequently enough?

Our off-site backup system relies on a staff member alternating which USB drive is connected to the file server each week. Whichever drive is connected then synchronizes with the data partition on ...
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Disabling network access for a group of users but allowing smtp only

We have an environment where our users ssh into the system and their shell is set to simply launch Mutt on their $HOME/Maildir. We want to restrict our users to only be able to send/receive mail. We ...
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nginx: understanding the purpose of auth_http (IMAP proxy)

I would like to send IMAP client requests to an IMAP back-end via an nginx proxy. According to the the mail_auth_http module, a directive auth_http has to be used in order to authenticate the clients. ...
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Mail delivery failed for a message I didn't send [duplicate]

I have started to receive emails with the subject: "Mail delivery failed: returning message to sender" for emails I haven't sent. I host my own mail server at my domain matos-sorge.com (a linode) and ...
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Forward incoming email traffic

I have two CentOS servers - one for email and one for web hosting. One domain, which we do not control, has the MX record incorrectly pointing to the web host. What iptables config is needed to ...
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“Postfix SMTP server: errors from *” repeated automatic response

I'm attempting to setup a mail server with Postfix and Dovecot. It's not really working all that well, but there's something more urgent I'd like to get fixed first. I sent a few test e-mail ...
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Postfix with Clamd

I've been setting up my own VPS for an e-commerce, as well as a mail server. In order to setup the e-commerce, mysql and apache is running. In order to setup the mail server, I've installed postfix. ...
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Is it possible to receive inbound emails using Mandrill?

I am using Mandrill mail server for sending emails to users and I have my own domain added to Mandrill to send out mails. Suppose I have configured Mandrill to use info@mydomain.com to send out emails ...
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Unable to clear sendmail mqueue-client

drwxr-xr-x 2 smmsp smmsp 4.0K May 6 23:31 mqueue drwxrws--- 2 smmsp smmsp 29M May 8 10:40 mqueue-client As you can see mqueue-client is filled with 29 megabytes of unsent mail. This seems to ...
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Moving domain off of Windows server, how to move the emails over?

I am trying to move a domain (website and email server) from a Windows 2003 server to a Linux server. Moving the website and database over has been tedious (but successful) but I'm not sure how to ...
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IMAP Email issue - Not logging in with correct password

A little while ago, my email stopped working all of a sudden. The email is hosted on a cPanel server, and it seems to be just my accounts (I have 2 different emails, on 2 domains that are both not ...