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

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Should one use “From”, “Reply-To” or both headers to reflect their client's email address when sending an email to yourself from a “Contact Us” page?

I have written a website that uses the PHP Pear Mail function to send a few email messages. Mainly to people who have lost their password and to me when somebody submits the "contact us" form. My ...
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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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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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HTML not displaying correctly in email sent with PowerShell

I have a script which displays disk space on all servers on a HTML page and side by side sends email from the content of the HTML file saved. The HTML file is perfect, and the email displays the ...
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TLS on Mac Mail [on hold]

I was just wondering (because I am e-mail support and want to progress my knowledge and write up some guides) if anyone knows how stable TLS is on Mac Mail (latest version-although I don't think it ...
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Automated blacklist checker [on hold]

Has anyone used any of these services and if so, is there one you can recommend? Ideal target would be for an MSP so perhaps would like real time alerts if an IP shows up on blacklist for perhaps ...
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User's emails disappearing off email server using Outlook 2013, Windows 8 and MailEnable 6.53

I am using Mailenable Enterprise version 6.53 but my question could relate to any e-mail server, I suppose. We have a user that is experiencing disappearing e-mails. When he connects to his mail ...
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When Exchange receives a message, send notification to another address

I have an internal Exchange 2010 server that receives no outside email and sends no email outside. I'd like to send a notification email to an outside email when a user receives a message on the ...
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How can I configure myhostname to work with postfix and Ubuntu 14.04 on Azure VM

My hostname file reads as this. virtual-machine-set hostname -f virtual-machine-set /etc/hosts reads like this 127.0.0.1 localhost 191.xxx.xx.xx myazuredomain.cloudapp.net #The following ...
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Bugzilla : No SASL mechanism found

I am using Bugzilla on windows 7. I am using the unofficial Bugzilla installer. I followed the steps accordingly and gave valid credentials wherever required. I open Bugzilla and try to create a new ...
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mail: Cannot parse address

This is the command I use to tar my backup files, write to stdout and then upload everything to Amazon S3 with an email notification. tar -czvf - --exclude-caches /var/www | s3cmd ...
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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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ubuntu dovecot/postfix email server doesn't work

So I've been trying all day to get an email server running on my ubuntu 14.04 digitalocean VPS. I've followed at least 3 different tutorials point to point, copying everything and in the end never ...
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I think installing PostFix solved my issues, but it seemed *too* easy

This is a followup to a serverfault post I made a while ago: http://serverfault.com/questions/21633/how-do-i-target-a-different-mail-server-depending-on-domain-with-exim (More context here too: ...
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Multiple Email Accounts on a Blackberry (with Exchange)

I don't know where to begin to figure this out: There is one administrative assistant that needs to retrieve e-mails on her blackberry for herself and two executives. For one of the executives the ...
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Company emails automaticly go in junk with Gmail & Outlook [duplicate]

I have went through every user guide and followed any advice i can find in order to try and stop our emails automatic going in junk mail. Below is a copy of the email received in my junk mail box ...
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Recipients Auto Rejecting Emails Sent With Exchange 2010 - Certificate Error

A strange problem recently developed with one of my Exchange 2010 servers. I have an exchange server setup as part of a Windows Small Business Server 2011 installation. The email for the domain was ...
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Exchange server not leaving a copy on my mail server

Our company has a main mail server. An exchange sits in our office which pulls mails from mail server. we use outlook to connect to our office exchange server and send/receive emails. Now, the ...
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How to check MX record when delivering to virtual domains?

I run an Exim mail server with multiple virtual domains (a setup similar to this). The server is the smarthost for some other servers. Suppose I have a virtual domain example.com which has a ...
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Procmail lock failures and errors while writing

I'm setting up a mail server on an embedded linux system. When sending mail to a local user I get the following error from procmail: procmail: Lock failure on "/home/mail/ktos/.mailspool.lock" ...
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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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Exim on Centos - Configuring gmail smtp

I want to set up Exim to send the mails through my gmail (actually my domains google apps). I have added the router, transport and authenticator. Specifically: gmail_route: driver = manualroute ...
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SQL 2005 zip and sent resul [on hold]

I have a sql server 2005 installed on my back end system. I want to run a query, after zip the result ( due the result is almost 30 MB, zip file will be 1MB ) and send it to my email (all this ...
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Querying a remote POP3 Mail server using BASH [migrated]

I'd like to connect to our mail server, look for a certain pass phrase in the subject and if found then run a script. How can I achieve this with BASH other than awkwardly scripting Telnet? Thanks!
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Zimbra outgoing email forwarding/ redirecting from internal to external domain

How can I automatically forward outgoing emails to a different domain? As an example, a user sends an email to 1234564@fax.mydomain.com and I want the exact email forwarded outside mydomain.com to ...
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mail with attachments can't be sent to recipient, it stays stuck in mail.box for a long time

We use Lotus Domino as our mail server.The send server has connect document to the receive server with pass-through server A. We can't send mail with attachments to recepient,it stuck in mail.box for ...
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help with sendmail configuration to send mail through my gmail account?

This is the sendmail.ini file what to change now # Example for a user configuration file # Set default values for all following accounts. defaults logfile "\xampp\sendmail\sendmail.log" # Mercury ...
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How to fix: The email message was detected as spam 554 Transaction failed?

Everything was working fine, no changes to DNS or Email Server settings. Then we got the error below when some users (not all) send emails (some user and domain names and ip's have been changed). ...
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454 4.7.1 relay access denied - can send mails but do not receive [on hold]

i recently installed and configured in my vps a mail service, i can send mails using squirrelmail....but i can't send using outlook, and give this error (454 4.7.1 relay access denied)....i niether ...
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CentOS send mail with external SMTP server and without local daemons

I've got a little old server with CentOS 6.5 on it. The hardware is old and crappy, but enough for what it has to do. Which consists of SSH (+SFTP), Apache, PHP and MySQL. Still, I'm trying to cut ...
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Is it still “wrong” to require STARTTLS on incoming SMTP messages

According to the STARTTLS Spec Section 5: A publicly-referenced SMTP server MUST NOT require use of the STARTTLS extension in order to deliver mail locally. This rule prevents the STARTTLS ...
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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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spam email forwarding by server [closed]

Let's start with this scenario: We have a mailbox (i.e. in yahoo), every message is sent by this account, marked as spam by Gmail spam filter. (because the address or sender IP is blacklisted, ...
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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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Emails from custom domain going to spam

I just bought a custom domain that I'm trying to use as my primary email address. However at the moment many of my emails are landing in people's SPAM accounts. Are there any cheap ways around this ...
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Receive emails on Amazon EC2 Server

I just got started with an EC2 instance and got my mail sending limit removed, allowing me to send emails from my instance. But due to lack of experience, I have no clue on how to enable receiving ...
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Exchange 2007 deployment from pop3 - what to do with old pst files?

We are currently planning the move to Exchange 2007 from a generic pop3 email server. I've read a few books on exchange, and it seems like most of technet to get ready for this. A question I keep ...
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What are SPF records, and how do I configure them?

This is a canonical question about setting up SPF records. I have an office with many computers that share a single external ip (I'm unsure if the address is static or dynamic). Each computer ...
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SPF Record — fighting spoofing email [duplicate]

We are getting email's from email addresses that are from old employees and the addresses have been deleted. This is spoofing, right? Example getting emails from Doe1@domain.com but Doe1 email has ...
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locate mail queue on apache/debian [closed]

If I execute mailq I get a long list of queued emails. And I would like to remove all. But: - the superpost command does not work (postfix not installed?) - I read that I can delete manualy in ...
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Restore Zimbra Mail Server from Server that crashed

I had a Zimbra installation which crashed due to Hard drive failure. The Zimbra was version 5. My backup was not good and so I did a fresh install and now I have managed to get the /opt/zimbra folder ...
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Preemptively prevent down time and email issues

First of all, I apologize if this questions seems too generic. I searched this site and a few others and really did not get the answers I was looking for. Since migrating to a new virtual ...
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Does postfix reject spoofed senders?

Is there a reliable way to reject incoming mails with a spoofed e-mail address? What kind of checks does postfix run normally on incoming mails? does postfix check the reverse dns by default? does ...
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Can't make Dovecot communicate with Postfix using SASL (warning: SASL: Connect to private/auth failed: No such file or directory)

Solved. I will leave this as a reference to other people, as I have seen this error reported often enough on line. I had to change the path smtpd_sasl_path = private/auth in my ...
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Mail being sent as root on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm really struggling with this. I'm trying to set up this server to send mail using Gmail's SMTP. Google keeps bouncing the messages, saying that that Authentication is required: ...
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Exchange IMAP4 connector - Error Event ID 2006

A couple of users in my organisation use IMAP4 to connect to Exchange 2007 (Update rollup 9 applied) because they prefer Thunderbird / Postbox clients. One of the users is generating errors in the ...
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Postfix mails are being queued [closed]

i'm building a local dns and mail server for a school project. It does not have to go online. Now I configured the dns with a mail server and I can dig the domainname, and search it with nslookup in ...
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Sendmail Failing to Forward Locally Addressed Mail to Exchange Server

When a customer places an order via our (Magento CE 1.8.1.0) website, a copy of said order is supposed to be BCC'd to our sales manager. I say supposed because this was a working feature before the ...
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Server side Exchange rule predicated on recipent address

I was wondering if it was possible to have a server side rule that moved mail based on the recipient address (for example mail sent to name+folder1@myemail.com so I can set a rule to move it into a ...
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SASLAUTH: Temporary block on more than 5 authentication followed failures

I'm running a Postfix MTA together to SASL when it comes to authentication. Yesterday saslauthd collapsed and none of the email users could login to the mail server. What i think is probably ...