5
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1answer
307 views

How can you test a backup / secondary MX server?

I'm wanting to set up a secondary MX server using Postfix but I am wondering what is the best way to test this prior to putting into production (by adding its MX entry)? One possible way is to test ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

MX records to ensure failure of email delivery

I'm managing a set of domain names that used to have MX records pointing to a hosted mail service. When the hosted email service was deactivated, emails sent to the (now invalid) addresses resulted in ...
1
vote
1answer
182 views

Setting myhostname and Mydomain in postfix for mutiple domains

I have 5 domain names currently pointing to my email server, which is running CentOS 6.5 with Postfix, Dovecot installed. Although I am now only able to receive emails but not send (for reasons I ...
0
votes
1answer
55 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 ...
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votes
1answer
40 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
75 views

Mail Server with different IP than Web Server [closed]

I recently had a problem. Somebody hacked a Wordpress Site of one of my customers and sent about 70.000 Spam Emails. So my Server IP got blacklisted on some Providers. I'm looking now for a solution ...
0
votes
2answers
263 views

Mailserver and MX records in Cloudflare

I built my own mail server using postfix/dovecot in CentOS 6, this is my postconf -n results: alias_database = hash:/etc/aliases alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases command_directory = /usr/sbin ...
0
votes
3answers
78 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 ...
-1
votes
3answers
44 views

Can I use MX Record Configuration to send one account's email to one server and a second account's email to a different server? [closed]

For example, let's say my MX Record(s) specify: 0 server1 mydomainexample.com 1 server2 mydomainexample.com Now let's say: me@mydomainexample.com is an account on server1 and ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Access email from check email from backup mail exchanger

I have hosted my website on godaddy. I have mx record (priority 0) to the mail server in the office. I have another mx record (priority 20, belonging to godaddy) as a backup to hold emails when the ...
1
vote
0answers
183 views

Benefits of using a subdomain for sending email?

Assume I own the domain name, example.org. I am creating a setup where I receive email sent to me@example.org using Google Apps. The MX records for example.org already point to Google's servers and it ...
-1
votes
2answers
58 views

Is it possible to divert mail to my domain to Hotmail? [closed]

The mail server that my web host uses for the domain (say abc.com) is not reliable and I may be loosing important mail. Is it possible to divert my mail to hotmail and use hotmail to send and receive ...
-1
votes
1answer
903 views

Do I need to have multiple MX records that point to different IPs that are in different subnets even if I only have one dedicated server?

I own and operate a single dedicated server that offers shared web hosting space to my clients including email services. Is it possible to have multiple MX records for each client domain, and have ...
1
vote
1answer
327 views

Mail rejected if it is a reply to previous mail

I have the problem that a server is rejecting emails from my mail server if they are replies to previous mails. If a new mail is sent it can be delivered. Either I receive this error message host ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Can an email server be set-up on an Azure VM?

I am considering the possibility of setting up a simple SMTP+IMAP email server for internal use on an extra small Azure VM. When I say internal use I don't mean "used by internal users", but for use ...
1
vote
1answer
119 views

CNAME Setup on Different Server

I have domain and hosting at GoDaddy.com with domain earthline.info. But my email is located at CBN.net.id. I have setup the mx with this configuration: But for CNAME, i'm not sure what i must ...
0
votes
3answers
947 views

Dynamic IP and MX Record

I have read that I "must not" use CNAMEs in MX record entries. My in-house mail server is connected to the internet with a provider where the IP changes every two/three months. I have a subdomain ...
1
vote
1answer
161 views

How can I configure a mail server to support wildcard addresses and catch them with a server script?

Hello I'd like to know if it's possible to configure a mail server to support wildcard addresses like %@example.com or *@example.com and send those incoming emails not in a mailbox (cause they would ...
1
vote
1answer
525 views

When pointing to new DNS servers is there any chance of E-mails being lost even if the old E-mail hosting service is still up?

I am changing webhosts and will be using the new hosts mail servers instead of the old ones. I have created all the correctly named mailboxes on the new service but have also not yet cut ties with ...
1
vote
2answers
290 views

Domain Name from 123-reg, VPS from Linode. How to point to Google Mail for Business? [closed]

I have bought a domain from 123-reg.co.uk and have successfully pointed it to the IP Address of my Linode VPS so that going to the domain serves up the pages from the Apache server running on the VPS. ...
1
vote
2answers
84 views

On a secondary mail server, are accounts mirrored

I'm told that it's best practice to have a secondary MX record pointing to a secondary mail server in case the main one fails. If the main mail server fails, how will the users on the main server ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

Mail server configuration MX Record

i want to setup a mail server. I added MX record to NS server and now i would like to know which port i should open, maybe just smtp 25? In this case can I set SMTP to use SSL connection (with an ...
2
votes
2answers
207 views

MX record for one domain so that other domain can send with the same from

I have two domains: d1.tld and d2.tld. I would like to send emails from d2.tld with the mail from user@d1.tld How should I set my MX record so that receiving mail servers will accept the message? ...
0
votes
1answer
129 views

Sending bulkmail from different server?

I want to send bulk domains from my vps for a domain(cagetur.com) hosted in another company. The company(cagetur) will go on using the old hosting account for its mailing operations. The vps will ...
2
votes
1answer
321 views

4th level domain name PEC (mail) server on different mail provider

I have one of my domains on the 2nd level domain .co.uk., registered with 123-Reg, a British DNs provider, and I get various services on that domain from Google Apps, by the note US company. I would ...
-3
votes
3answers
841 views

setting up mx records

I have my domain on godaddy.com I have my web server on rackspace.com I created 2 forwarding emails on godaddy.com (email1@domain.com and email2@domain.com) pointing at mypersonalemail@mailprovider ...
2
votes
1answer
367 views

No MX record found for mail.mydomain.com

I am following this guide on how to set up a mail server, Postfix, and one of the assumptions is that I should have an MX record for mail.mydomain.com. Postfix Guide However, I only have an MX record ...
0
votes
3answers
321 views

Catch-all subdomains email

I want to catch all emails sent to * @ *.domain.com to a single account, how do I do that? I've already set up a wildcard MX record, and it resolves correctly. But I'm having trouble finding any ...
0
votes
1answer
142 views

Mailman for lists with an external mail server for mailboxes

I learned how to setup Mailman with Postfix for a domain like "@lists.domain.com But for regular mailboxes for this domain, I'd like to use the free email hosting solution of the hosting company ...
1
vote
2answers
297 views

Sending an email to @example.com when the server is example.com

I am a noob system admin and here is my case: I have a web application (example.com) installed on dedicated server. This application sends emails to clients successfully. I created a Google Business ...
1
vote
0answers
626 views

How to force emails through reseller dedicated IP using WHM/cPanel

I followed this tutorial: http://docs.cpanel.net/twiki/bin/view/AllDocumentation/WHMDocs/EximDifferentIps To specify "which IP addresses specific domains on your server should send mail with Exim". ...
2
votes
1answer
220 views

How can I setup an MX record so that *.mydomain.com will point to my mailserver but mydomain.com will use Google apps?

I would like to use google apps for my domain e-mail. However, I want to be able to process emails and store attachments like in a ticketing system sent to: mailbox@*.mydomain.com How can I setup ...
0
votes
1answer
181 views

My email server is classed as a spammer by hotmail

I created an email server hosted at IP 65.75.241.26 with domain www.softmail.me using which I can send and receive emails from all users and I don't have problem with any other except hotmail. That my ...
0
votes
1answer
149 views

Xmail shows error at Gmail

Hello I am using Xmail server at IP 65.75.241.26 hosted at www.softmail.me using which I can send and receive email to/from all email service providers but unable to receive back from Gmail. This ...
1
vote
2answers
455 views

Transferring emails messages from one server to another

My domain example.com is provided by 1&1, but I recently moved my website server from 1&1 to another server, controlled with my cPanel. I have also been able to set up a user@example.com ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

Lots of emails I send bounce back

I am running an Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server and Amazon EC2. Just booted the community, installed apache2, php5, sendmail... thats about it. Didn't change anything in the configurations. Last night I send ...
-1
votes
2answers
892 views

Recommend a mail server setup for multiple domains [closed]

I've just set up a new Debian web server which I have done plenty of times before, but I want to add a mail server which I have never done before. I am aware of this question, but I would like ...
0
votes
1answer
302 views

Moved DNS and Email Hosting, Now Can't Send/Receive To/From Domains Hosted on Previous Host

Our company had 4 domains whose emails and DNS were hosted by usintegration.com, and then we moved the email and DNS hosting for 3 of the 4 domains to a new company. Now, the 3 domains that were moved ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

Can I setup an MX record for a particular user email address?

I would like to configure 2 MX records : - One MX record that identifies an email server to the domain @mycompany.com that will handle all of the emails except one email - Another MX Record that will ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Google Apps - Can I configure a wildcard MX record and and catch all emai address for a domain

I am using Google Apps Premier Edition. I want to create a disposable email address service and I want to catch all emails for a domain. This means that I should be able to catch all mails sent to an ...
1
vote
1answer
712 views

Cisco Spam Blocker, Iron Port, Lotus Domino, Integration Help

Hi serverfault universe, I work for a medium sized (roughly 200 user) company. We are attempting to intagrate our new Cisco Spam Video Blocker (ironport) device into our network so that it acts as ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Multiple Servers for Single Domain

I need help in determining if this use case is possible: We have one primary mail server where we want certain email addresses to be stored from domainA.com All of the rest of the email addresses ...
-1
votes
2answers
166 views

something about mx records

Actually out of sheer curiousity i juz went through MX records and what came out of the search was quite confusing..i wish to know what the things below mean.. 1 a.mx.mail.yahoo.com 67.195.168.31 ...
20
votes
4answers
3k views

Best Practices for preventing you from looking like a spammer [duplicate]

I'd like to feel more confident setting up mail for my clients with regards to false positives. Here's what I know: SPF records are good, but not every spam filter service/software (SFSS) uses ...