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Refers to the hardware or software that make up a server dedicated to sending and receiving emails. Many popular modern email servers bundle other functionality for contacts and calendaring along email delivery.

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How to migrate pop mailbox to exchange?

I have a mailbox with 6000 mails stored locally into thunderbird, with POP server. Now, i want to migrate it to Exchange server on Outlook 2013. I followed it : ...
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How can I explicitly disable TLS when sending to one specific recipient?

I have a SendMail 8.14 server deployed in the middle of an SMTP workflow (Outbound mail looks like Exchange -> SendMail -> Appliance -> Internet) I have TLS configured for the first three hosts. ...
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Dedicated server for running a Mail Server

I was wondering what kind of server(s) do I need if I want to run a mail server that handles approx 200+ email accounts with each averaging 50 emails per day? Mail server setup would be: Postfix: ...
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Multiple Emails From Different Server [on hold]

I've an issue that I hope anybody here could help me. 1.I have a domain that bought from domain registrar. 2.After that, I purchase a web-hosting with email plan from other provider and have been ...
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Is my Postfix sending spam?

In my Rsys log I am getting weird email requests that are not initiated by my server: Nov 17 09:32:18 localhost postfix/qmgr[21748]: 8E52272C09: from=<>, size=33770, nrcpt=1 (queue active) Nov ...
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Email bounces with spam message [closed]

Each time I'm sending an email, it bounced back with this message below Your message could not be delivered to one or more recipients. It is attached for your convenience. For further assistance, ...
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Postfix 5.7.1 Relay access denied

I know there's a lot of similar questions here but none has helped me. So I have a Debian 7.0 server with postfix and dovecot working on it with a self-signed certificate. I can send emails to other ...
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SSL_accept error when mail client connect to postfix

I've managed to set up postfix and dovecot with self-signed certificate on my server. I can send and receive email using telnet command there. Now I want to connect to my mail server from a ...
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Appropriate PTR records for mail server [duplicate]

I realize this is a common question around here, but I'm having trouble understanding one part of it. I want to setup a mail server to send newsletters and other marketing emails for a few of my ...
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How to make a domain receiving email behind cloudflare?

I have a web server hosting multiple domains (centos + postfix + dovcot), one of my domain its dns is hosted on cloudflare (ie. abcd.com), but when I use gmail to send email to a user@abcd.com, ...
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Exim need to send mail off server

Never needed to set up a mail server before. I've got exim up and running perfectly fine. When I send an email using command line to my.email@gmail.com it works wonderfully, arrives from ...
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Trying to setup Roundcube using iRedmail

I'm trying to setup Roundcube using iRedmail. iRedAdmin works fine - I am able to create domains and users without issue. However, when I am trying to log on with a newly created email address in ...
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Changing ACL via Cyradm doesn't revoke or change user privileges

I have cyrus imap running on a ClearOS server and have had this for several years now. My kids are just getting introduced to email, and let's just say it has been a bit of a time waster for them. I ...
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Does SendMail Support TLS Certificates With Subject Alternative Names?

CentOS 5.x Does SendMail support TLS certificates with Subject Alternative Names? I have a set of sendmail servers and would like to use the same certificate for all of them (to save time and ...
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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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What version of OpenSSL does SendMail use and how is this maintained?

My understanding is that SendMail leverages OpenSSL for STARTTLS functionality (among other things). Does this link dynamically against whatever version of OpenSSL I have installed? Or does sendmail ...
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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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How can I explicitly force SendMail to not use SSLv3 for STARTTLS connections?

SendMail 8.14.x With SSLv3 being sunset (to put it lightly), I'd like to ensure that my SendMail servers aren't using it when establishing STARTTLS connections. Is there a way I can force SendMail to ...
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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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Postfix SMTP server gets “550 Requested mail action not taken: Invalid IP”

I have a SMTP server named smtp-ca.mdpi.com and when sending emails to some specific chinese email domains, I am getting back: 550 Requested mail action not taken: Invalid IP<64.15.147.140> (in ...
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Apache & mod_proxy - What's wrong?

I am limited to one external IP on my server thus to run a mail server alongside with other Apache instance for web hosting, I believe I am forced to use mod_proxy. I tried using mod_proxy in the ...
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decreasing the amount of spam from our servers [duplicate]

We are sending emails to our clients on a daily basis. As far as we know, 20% goes to the spam box. We have huge amount of clients and each client can have like 2-3 emails in a day. The emails are not ...
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Postfix + Php Mail() VS Postfix + SMTP

Most CMS (Joomla for example) comes with php mail() as default and has the option of changing it to SMTP if we want. I will be setting up both the webserver and mail server (Postfix) in the same VPS ...
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Postfix and “local mail”

That's the first time I'll configure a mail server. I explain you the complete picture. Currently, my company company.com has an ...
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Which difference between /etc/aliases and virtual_alias_maps in Postfix?

Which difference between /etc/aliases and virtual_alias_maps in Postfix and where should I put aliases from local accounts to virtual user accounts (i.e. from root to postmaster@example.com)?
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Testing a mail server

Suppose you want to test a mail server for a particular domain before going live with DNS change. For example, when you want to test an HTTP/HTTPS site you can just change your own machine's hosts ...
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Scalable Multi Server E-mail setup using Linux/Dovecot

One of my clients ask me to set-up a multi server, scalable email system. I can configure multiple servers to send emails. By using PHP Mysql based login script, users will be redirected to each ...
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How to remove Postfix queue messages sent to a specific domain

I have a server with multiple domains. How can I clear all Postfix queue messages for a specific domain?
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Sending email from Exchange & Notes

We have a domain, contoso.com, which is running under Lotus Domino 9. Under said domain we have accounts like alexander@contoso.com or info@contoso.com, and we can send and receive eMail with Lotus ...
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Postfix acts as sender for unathenticated connections on port 25 for $relay_domains

My postfix can be set as SMTP server on any email client, on port 25, no auth, to successfully deliver e-mail to any domain listed in $relay_domains. This is bad, and can be easily used to send spam ...
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How many bounces before removing a dead address to avoid recycled spam trap?

We are developing our own mailing tool and scan log and mail error to remove dead mails from our database. When an error 5xx is returned by mails servers, we remove the mail for a determined time ...
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Mail don't reach server

I have VPS and serve several domains. DNS/MX config should be ok, as for *.com domains mails are both sent and received. Problem is with my country domain - *.hr (Croatia) - mails are sent, but ...
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Mail not delivered from custom email server (MS Exchange)

I have my own Exchange Server 2013 (SP1). I am able to receive emails ok but sending emails is not reliable. Emails sent to gmail or seznam.cz (email provider in Czech Republic) is ok. The problem is ...
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Exim 4 route all but one user to alternate smtp

We are migrating our mail server away from EXIM and are struggling with emails generated on the host server such as webforms and system messages, as they are not being delivered to the new host. I'm ...
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SPF settings for subdomains using common mail server

I am having trouble getting subdomains to pass SPF checks when sending mail through a common mail server (AKA relay host). Here's the current setup: MX 10 mail.example.com. example.com. TXT ...
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Sending mails from a contact form to a mail adress of the same domain but the mailserver is not the same like the hosting server

I have a website example.com/contact with a contact form hosted on one server. For the emails info@example.com I use an other server. In the settings for the domain I redirected the A-entry for the ...
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Postfix conditionally forward email [closed]

How do you set up automatic email forwarding based on conditions like: forward if from emailaccount@domain.tld forward if from domain is domain.tld forward if subject contains word 'Urgent' and ...
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How to get exim4's smtp and pop3/imap server name and settings?

I'm missing exim4 configuration file in /etc/exim/exim4.conf. dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config runs OK and sending/receiving emails is also OK. I just don't know where is the configuration saved. The ...
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Mail to localhost user doesn't work after installing sendmail

I want to send emails to other domains from my virtual Debian server, so I've installed sendmail-bin and sendmail. Since then mailing to gmail adresses works, but mailing to users in localhost mail -s ...
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E-mail always send to spam folder [duplicate]

I have an VPS that has a pre-installed DirectAdmin and exim mailservice. But i've got a complainment from my client. When he tries and send an e-mail from his account to someone it gets flagged as ...
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PostFix Config and PHP

I'm trying use the PHP mail function to send email on a server (the server is only suppose to send emails and not receive any emails) The PHP mail function returns that email has been sent, however ...
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Solution for a Mail Server (Quality / Price) for 5000 accounts [closed]

I'm looking for a new solution for 5000 accounts. Right now, I'm with atmail, but it is failing a lot, and it is very expensive. I was seeing that with InmotionHosting, I could rent a dedicated server ...
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one email server per domain in a shared hosting environment or one global server?

I'm about to setup a shared hosting server for a few projects and domains. I will separate each project from each other with openvz. However I don't know yet,how to handle emails. Is it better to ...
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Will a mail relay be blacklisted if it accepts a mail relay request then later sends NDR?

Got a question about blacklisting behaviour. Internet MX records for "mydomain.com" point to my anti-spam gateways. The anti-spam gateways then relay the email to my mail server. If someone sends an ...
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Connection refused while sending or receiving email

04 TLS server with iRedMail installed. When just installed it worked okay but after 4 emails I get a error message Sep 9 12:24:18 hostname postfix/smtp[9907]: connect to ...
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Two mx records for two different mail servers in the same domain?

I have a domain named example.com. I want to set two mail servers on this domain. The main purpose to set these mail servers is to have two different mail server, as if we have two different domains ...
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Windows 2012 Essentials DNS problems querying certain RBLs

I'm running a mail server, Smartermail (SM) on Windows 2012 Essentials. The server is also doing DNS, but has no other roles. The DNS server is using the root hints and has no forwarders configured. ...
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Microsoft Exchange 2013 is not receiving internet email

We are having issues with our exchange 2013 server. The server is running Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard. The issue we're having is that our Exchange server isn't receiving internet emails. It can ...
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Mail is not sent to specific domain

We are using php mail function to send emails to our customers. Few days ago, we've found that email are not delivered to only hotmail.com domain. I've checked email log to see if there are any error ...