4
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Mail Server Storage Backend: Filesystem VS Database

I am trying to compare mail server software to decide which to use at the ISP where I work. I'm confused mainly about which storage backend is better for such use (again, at an ISP, i.e expected large ...
-1
votes
0answers
17 views

Dovecot unable to start with recursive include error in conf file

I am installing a mail server following this tutorial and I am having a problem with dovecot. I discovered that it won't start as I could see no output in the logs as to whether the service was ...
-2
votes
0answers
25 views

Are there any alternatives to Postfix that run out-of-the-box? [on hold]

I need to set up a mail server + web interface and absolutely dread the thought of manually installing Postfix. Are there any (preferably open source) solutions like atmail.com that are self-hosted ...
1
vote
0answers
9 views

exim4 redirect router, fallback if redirected delivery fails

I run an exim4 instance that is the primary MX for my domain and receives email from the public Internet. Mail for my users is forwarded on to other email addresses - I use the redirect router and ...
-2
votes
1answer
30 views

Multiple mail servers for a single domain [closed]

Running a "DNS scan" to make sure my DNS zones are setup "correctly" led to the suggestion by the tool to run more than one mail server for redundancy. It got me thinking about how one would implement ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

postfix multiple recipients for the one address

I'm running postfix on centos and in my /etc/postfix/address I have email@domain.com username which works and now I want two people to be on that list now. I've tried email@domain.com username, ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Setting MX entries for Failover [closed]

I have a GoDaddy domain as "example.com". I wanted to have my own DNS server for the sub domain secure.example.com. So I added a "A" record "NS" pointing to my IP and a NS record "Secure" pointed to ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

How to add identity in dkimproxy?

DKIM-Signature: v=1; a=rsa-sha1; c=relaxed; d=simpel-mailclient.com; h= from:to:subject:message-id:date; s=k1; bh=5eALQvUpOrW373J9iUFeZW p3Nag=; ...
-2
votes
1answer
32 views

Removing non-0 priority MX records

I have MX records set up as such: 0: domain.com (runs of the webhost, really bad) 1: GOOGLE ... google I somehow accidentally added the Google Apps mx servers, btu didn't change the priority 0 ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

Spf passes or fails depending on receiver address

I have postfix with dovecot set up on Ubuntu 13.10. I send emails via a node application (using email-templates). If I send an email from noreply@mydomain.com to myacccount@gmail.com (email 1), the ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Adjust Authentication-Results header and verify DKIM reports are being send

i'm running OpenDKIM 2.9.1 through Postfix 2.11, using the following configuration. https://gist.github.com/sibok/97a8e33d5f7309b4fa1c As you can see i enabled DKIM reporting but i can't see any ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

How to log mail client with Dovecot / Postfix

Does anyone know if it's possible to have Dovecot or Postfix output the mail client of a user? In Dovecot's variables list, I cannot find anything in that direction.
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Amavis sending Paypal payment emails to postmaster. Are they classified as spam/virus?

Some days ago i was reading some docs about amavis and decided to fine tune its configuration. As i'm new to amavis i probably setted some statements in the wrong way so last days i've been recieving ...
-1
votes
1answer
31 views

Is open relay to local users the right way to work on port 25?

today i was checking my server Postfix restrictions when i realized anyone who meets a very basic requirements like not being in a black list, also anyone who communicates to the server properly, etc. ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Postfix not mapping UNIX users with @ character

What I want to achieve: On my production server, I'm planning to have multiple users and multiple domains and my best option is to create full email-address-format unix user - when John Doe requests ...
1
vote
0answers
48 views

Postfix: Reject forged sender/from address

currently, i find myself in the situation where once Postfix 2.11 has been configured to properly reject outbound forged emails addresses when sender login mismatches and also when sender address does ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

postfix not sending mail from localhost

I am having a problem sending mail from the server. The issue was spotted because as php mail() is failing to deliver any messages. I have checked the mail log on the server and found the following; ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

S/MIME certificate to minimize email bounce

I have a website hosted in a vps that sends informative emails to my clientes, maybe 20-40 emails per day. Since few weeks ago some sent emails are bouncing with the following error: This message ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

Postfix configuration with DKIM to send mail from multiple domains

My current setup is a Postfix installation configured with DKIM on a server with hostname prod01.example.com The server is used to send out mail on the form webshop@example.com, ...
0
votes
1answer
55 views

Email sent from my new server, being suspended by SMTP because “weird” hostname?

I have some problems sending emails from my server: I've been banned/suspended for abuse (IP blocked) by the SMTP server. This happens only on my new virtual server. Right to the question: is my new ...
1
vote
1answer
21 views

Hierarchy of Scanning Outgoing Mails on a Secure Email Gateway

Good day. Can anyone help me determine what could be the standard hierarchy of scanning outgoing mails on a secure email gateway (regardless 9f the vendor)? Should mails be scanned by policies before ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

Emails in a VPS solution [closed]

A little of my own background, I'm a webdeveloper and used to the likes of shared hosting, at my new job I have become accustomed to working with our own servers (running CentOS) and the Linux ...
0
votes
2answers
57 views

Postfix reject client from domains without MX records

Machine mail.domain.com send email for domain.com through Postfix 2.11 but today reviewing mail.log file i noticed some Wordpress on machines wordpress.domain.com and blog.domain.com as sending email ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

Random synchronization error on SMTP server

We can send mails across the network from 1 server to another via a centralized smtp server. However, the we get a synchronization error on the server randomly. So for example if we send a simple ...
1
vote
1answer
61 views

SMTPD restrictions

i'm looking for a bit of advice on Postfix restrictions configuration. I'm looking for a balanced configuration which properly rejects spam and unauthorized access retries. Lately, i've been reading ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

Postfix regexp map for mailboxes

I need to forward all email that comes to mailbox by some mask to one specific mailbox. For example if recipient mail is 79001234567 it should be forwarded. line from /etc/postfix/main.cf ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
57 views

How to stop or prevent Postfix / smtpd / Sasl brute forcing

There are numerous attempts to connect to my mail server in order to send mail either unauthenticated or to guess username and password to, I suppose, accomplish the same. Should I fight against ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Postfix alias [user unknown] issue

So I need to create an alias on my postfix server that will redirect all mail to multiple email addresses. I have postfix + postfixadmin with dovecot up and configured and everything seem to be ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

Where does e-mail header “Received: from…” come from? [closed]

I sent myself an e-mail from my server to my gmail account, here is one of the headers (partially redacted): Received: from cpvds3xx.xxx.com (dev1.xxx.com. [209.51.132.xxx]) by mx.google.com ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Is extra “Received by” in mail headers bad and can I remove it?

I use our own VPS web and mail server to send out a newsletter regularly to 50,000 addresses. I am trying to improve deliverability and was looking through some of the thousands of bounce emails. One ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Conditionally prepending a string to mail subject in Exim4

I have a custom solution for implementing mailing lists using only Exim4 and a SQL database. Basically, most of the hard work is done in a single router, which checks on various conditions, does ...
0
votes
2answers
99 views

Postfix: bouncing mail (reverse DNS issue)

I have a problem with Postfix. I get this with some email address: to=<mail@domain.tld>, relay=mail.domain.tld[IP_ADDRESS]:25, delay=3, delays=0/0/2.5/0.52, dsn=5.7.1, status=bounced (host ...
4
votes
1answer
60 views

Where is the email bounce sent? To the @domain or to the IP that sent it?

When I send an email from noreply@mysite.com to user@yahoo.com and I use that VERP bounce format like bounce+user=yahoo.com@mysite.com Is this bounce back sent to the mail server in DNS records of ...
3
votes
2answers
176 views

Is it ok to use self-signed certificates for smtp transport?

By "by ok to use" I mean: are MTA agents receiving emails from my server going to reject my email if not, are they going to make other kind of bad treatment for my emails (marking as spam, unsafe ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Contact sender via Postfix Mailer-Daemon on “Bad recipient address syntax”

I would like Postfix to generate and contact via Mailer-Daemon the sender recipient when the following case occurs Bad recipient address syntax. I've been reading through Postfix docs but haven't ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

exim4 not sending email as intended [closed]

I am setting up a server that needs to be able to send email from my email account that I have through my hosting provider "JustHost". I have been trying to get it to work with internet and smarthost ...
2
votes
0answers
78 views

How to stop double-bounce FROM sender in postfix

I am getting huge amount of these in my mail log, and unable to find its originator. What could be the reason? Here is log entry: postfix/cleanup[9626]: 4413082E40: ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

including an external file in postfix aliases file using “:include:” directive

Some entries in my postfix alias file are static, whereas others are intended to be dynamic, and updated via a cron-job script every hour. I would like to have the static entries be in a file by ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

hMailServer forwarding and distribution lists with SPF checking

I have installed and configured hMailServer, primarily to allow me to create a distribution list for a private organisation, and some email address aliases. This is so that members of the ...
0
votes
2answers
129 views

Postfix: Helo command rejected: Host not found

i have a Postfix 2.9.6 running on Ubuntu with the following configuration https://gist.github.com/anonymous/400fb4afa05e18c6da2b and i'm suffering the following issue where a valid client tries to ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

OpenDKIM: no MTA name match (host=myhost.mydomain.com, MTA=myhost.mydomain.com)

i'm using OpenDKIM together with Postfix MTA and while DKIM solutions is working well but in /var/log/mail.log i can see opendkim is complaining about OpenDKIM: no MTA name match ...
0
votes
2answers
69 views

Domino always server fails to send SMTP email at first attempt

In our logs, we find the below: Router: No messages transferred to fakedomain.com (host mx.fakedomain.com) via SMTP: The server is not responding. The server may be down or you may be experiencing ...
0
votes
3answers
53 views

How to forward a mail server without MX records?

My company is switching from an old clunky dedicated email server (which we can't maintain anymore) to Google Apps email, and we'd like to start using the Google email now, as the old server regularly ...
0
votes
0answers
78 views

Postfix: reject instead of defer type=MX: Host not found, try again

i'm looking for the postfix directive which lets me immediately reject instead of deferring the following kind of errors: Feb 12 20:03:11 we postfix/smtp[9692]: 5B8CC48DCC: to=, relay=none, ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

Postfix: Reject reject_unknown_recipient_domain and receive instant email notification

when an email is sent to a non existing domain or recipient, i would like the sender to receive an immediate email from mailer-daemon informing the recipient does not exists. Actually, what happens ...
-2
votes
2answers
45 views

Email disappears in OWA [closed]

i have an hosted exchange 2013 server, with 2 emails address configured in POP on thunderbird. But my email disappears in OWA after reading them in thunderbird. Why?
0
votes
2answers
24 views

Setting up mail delivery to Django on Ubuntu

I have a server running Python 2.7 and Django 1.6. I'd like to allow Django to send and receive emails with as little overhead as possible. I'd prefer not to even have a Mailbox set up for Django. ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

How to add new var to PERMANENTFLAGS in Mail server

My current mail server is not supporting Tag. I have found PERMANENTFLAGS is not having extra var to store those tags. I am using Axigen mail server now, I want to add extra var to PERMANENTFLAGS like ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

Emails to AOL address arrive with incorrect Sent Time

People in our company have been emailing a person with an AOL email address (let's say bob@aol.com). The first problem was that the emails were taking hours to arrive. This isn't a big deal. ...