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send email from ubuntu: msmtp VS esmtp VS ssmtp (and nullmailer)

What are the main differences between these 3 packages that have a very similar name? msmtp VS esmtp VS ssmtp (and eventually nullmailer) Thanks
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simple way of sending emails from ubuntu server for logwatch, apticron, fail2ban

I am looking for an easy solution to make packages like logwatch, apticron, fail2ban able to send emails from my ubuntu servers to my gmail address. I am not looking for an heavy solution. I do not ...
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Local SMTP Server — prevent spam flag? [migrated]

I opened up port 25 on my router, so now I can use sendmail to send email. However, the emails I send are being marked as spam by my personal gmail account (understandably). The "from" field defaults ...
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1answer
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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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0answers
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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 ...
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1answer
216 views

Having Trouble Setting Up CentOS Email Server

I'm having some trouble setting up a mail server on CentOS, as of right now, nothing is getting sent at all and I'm not entirely sure why, I've tried a few guides, but none of them seem to explain ...
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1answer
66 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 ...
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1answer
50 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 ...
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2answers
423 views

lost connection with mx.servername while performing the HELO handshake

I am new to administering a mail server so I am at a loss when the mail server can send to certain emails like gmail, telus, and shaw but not other email addresses. Just specific ones I guess. Here is ...
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2answers
127 views

Linux exim send-only mail server with NO domain

I'm not sure I understand the whole principle behind what is needed for a mail server so I need some clarification and have some questions. I am trying to setup a mail server on my personal server ...
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2answers
161 views

Migrating old mbox format to maildir- preserving UIDL values

I am attempting to migrate several hundred email accounts from an old server running sendmail 8.13.6/dovecot 0.99.14 (mbox format) to a new server running postfix 2.6.6/dovecot 2.0.9 (maildir format). ...
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1answer
94 views

Sendmail server keeps relaying mail to wrong server

Email to my organization (mycompany.com) goes through 2 sendmail servers running on CentOs 5.6, mail01 and mail02. I've configured a new sendmail server, mail03, in a different site for DR purposes, ...
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1answer
32 views

Translating return receipts and postmaster messages

I was wondering if it is possible to translate postmaster message (return receipts, notifications, etc), or at least customize them. I ask this because my users (too) often call me in order to know ...
0
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1answer
331 views

sendmail on ubuntu not working correctly

I am in the process of setting up a new server which runs Ubuntu on a LAMP stack. I have installed sendmail but it doesnt seem to work. This is my output in the error log: Apr 16 13:46:51 ...
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1answer
355 views

Why sendmail is accepting mails for hostname not present in local-host-names file?

I have following line in my cf file Fw/etc/mail/local-host-names and following lines in local-host-names file mydomain.com hostname.mydomain.com but when I send mail to ...
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3answers
762 views

Sendmail Exception reached when thousands emails sent in bulk mail script. Has sendmail a email-sent limit for a given process?

I am a little desperate with a problem in our web server. Our web is a community with a lot of users and activity. We send to users personalized mails of the activity of their interest. We have a ...
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1answer
527 views

sendmail doesn't send email to specific domain email address

We have ubuntu 12.04 server and installed sendmail to send mails from this server. Problem: There is some strange issue on mail server. Somehow, server not able to send email to xxx@ayolla.com ...
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1answer
1k views

Getting sendmail to install/work for using php mail()

I'm running WordPress on a Ubuntu VPS. When WordPress tries to send an email like a password reset or registration email it never gets delivered. WordPress uses php's mail() function. I figure it's ...
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1answer
462 views

PHP Web Mail going to spam folder

I was working for my college website, and I wrote a php script that sends email using php mail function. But the problem is, all the emails that I send are going into the recipients spam/junk Folder. ...
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3answers
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451 Temporary local - PHP Mailer

I am using phpmailer to do may emailing in the website, using SMTP auth. However recently i noticed that i gives me a error, SMTP Error: The following recipients failed: info@xxx.com Then i ...
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4answers
2k views

how to block spammer using my mailserver

how to defend my mailserver using by spammer to send email to etc yahoomail , gmail , etc my mail server now blocked by gmail. already setting to block of all that but still attacked by spammers ...
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1answer
379 views

Is there anyway I can sync users / passwords between an Sendmail server and an Active Directory Server

I have a local server running Active Directory, File Server, App Server, for the local network. I also have a remote hosted server (CentOS 6) which runs a small website, and a Sendmail instance which ...
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2answers
110 views

How to send massive mail in Window [closed]

I'm looking for a solution that can send massive mail in Windows. I'm not spaming. My company want to send mail to our user. I don't want to use third party smtp server(like google mail). Because ...
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1answer
169 views

sendmail access table

I've block a domain abc.com in sendmail access table. i.e: abc.com REJECT Now i want to allow above domain for xyz.com. I've tried this as below, xyz.com RELAY abc.com REJECT But it did ...
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1answer
79 views

Rejecting bad attachments best practice?

When configuring a mail server, what is the best practice for rejecting an inbound internet email with an executable type I'd like to disallow? Easiest option is an NDR/DSN, but I'd think that could ...
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2answers
922 views

fetchmail/sendmail/procmail alternative

is there a program out there that can download mail from an imap account to a local machine for local reading with a program like mutt? I'm finding the whole fetchmail/sendmail/procmail pipeline setup ...
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2answers
950 views

sendmail emails are going to spam (not on yahoo!!) [closed]

I send confirmation code for users to register on my site, it's going directly to spam on hotmail and gmail, but on yahoo, it's getting to the inbox. the hotmail spam filter sucks so much, i get so ...
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2answers
4k views

How to configure sendmail (or postfix) to send confirmation emails using webmin?

have a centos 5.5 64 bit xen vps. I have a php script that automatically sends confirmation emails for people who sign up, it's not sending it right now, I've been told to install webmin, and then ...
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3answers
514 views

help with understanding mail logs

I am trying to get sendmail to work with aws. Using this additional info as well as the amazon sendmail setup instructions I can successfully send mail from the command line. When I try to send ...
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3answers
240 views

using email client without POP IMAP access [closed]

I need to give a solution for a situation where sys admins have not enabled POP,IMAP access of mail server only web based access is allowed.At the same time some people would like for them to be ...
4
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2answers
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Minimum PostFix configuration for sending emails only?

My servers are currently on sendmail which is not very efficient. I'd like to migrate to PostFix. I'm using Google Mail for Domain for handling incoming email so I need to setup PostFix to send ...
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1answer
47 views

Suspected Spam Issue

Recently I've got problem from sending email out, it's about relaying denied. After doing some checking I found that my ip is being blacklisted, because of spamming. I checked my maillog and I found ...
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2answers
172 views

configuring sendmail for the first time

I am a newbie to all of this. I just installed sendmail however, I am getting the following error: Apr 13 05:24:06 localhost sendmail[27071]: My unqualified host name (localhost) unknown; sleeping ...
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1answer
94 views

Requirements to run own mail server

I have the idea of setting up "MS Exchange mail server" in windows and "Squirrel/sendmail/postfix mail server" or something in linux. I have some domain names publicly registered. I am using google ...
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2answers
350 views

sendmail configuration

hello i have done the fol­low­ing : 1.install send­mail and con­fig­ure /etc/mail/sendmail.mc : add com­ment to line DAEMON_OPTIONS(‘Family=inet, Name=MTA-v4, Port=smtp, Addr=127.0.0.1′)dnl` ...
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Do i need to open 25 port to send emails with the php mail function?

I have a Linux web app. Do I need to open port 25 to only send emails using the PHP mail function? If I have to open port 25, how can I disable receiving emails? Edit: I am asking because I ...
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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 ...
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2answers
430 views

Email delivery by Sendmail has unusual timeout

I have a Ubuntu machine with Sendmail on it. Whenever I issue a PHP mail() function, the email gets delivered instantly(received in my inbox on other domain), but the PHP process waits-waits very ...
0
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3answers
426 views

Avoiding spam filters on my CentOS 5.5 64bit server?

I run a social network on my web server, with about 15,000 members right now. My administration section let's me Mass Email all my users. Currently it uses the built in PHP mail function. What is the ...
0
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2answers
190 views

Configuration Help for Sendmail Required

I need some help with respect to sendmail configuration. The basic problem is that I have some employees working from other places and they need access to their mail. So what I have done right now is ...
0
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1answer
69 views

What's the equivalent of sendmail's “O HoldExpensive” in Postfix?

I'm trying to fix a problem with a slow line: whenever a user sends a message to be relayed through the company's postfix, as soon as the SMTP conversation finishes, postfix immediately queues the ...
0
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1answer
192 views

Dedicated hosting for email marketing

I do have my my own application but I am looking for a company that would host my application. I am interested in a dedicated service. I do not have intention to spam, my intention is to create an ...
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2answers
954 views

Quick Linux Mail Server Setup For Programming

I'm a PHP web developer. I need to set up my Ubuntu workstation (10.04.1 LTS) so that I can debug mail without it really going out to the WWW. So, I need to work with pretend domains like from.com and ...
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1answer
451 views

How to set up sendmail server to be most welcome to bounce/bad email notifications

I am in the process of setting up a mail server (using sendmail to be exact). The server needs to be as open towards receiving notifications of "bad"/bouncing emails as entirely possible. I am not ...
0
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1answer
482 views

Messages stuck in sendmail queue beyond confTO_QUEUERETURN lifetime

CentOS 5.x | SendMail Hi Guys, Messages are stuck in my server's /var/spool/mqueue/ folder beyond the lifetime I have specified in confTO_QUEUERETURN (5d). Any idea why this could be? The file ...
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1answer
40 views

My server is sending me huge amounts of email from root@domain.com, how can I diagnose this issue?

I am the admin and I am getting email on my personal email address, I am getting over 1000 emails per hour with "Test mail" subject line. I have checked as many scripts as i could but cannot figure ...
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3answers
717 views

Tiny mail server for low end box?

I want to set up a mail server with as much smaller memory footprint as possible on a Centos 5 very low end machine. Bare minimum features is enough. :) But what are my options? I can't seem to find ...
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1answer
704 views

“IP May Be Forged” - Sendmail Warning

CentOS 5.x | SendMail 8 Can I get clarification on what exactly the warning "IP may be forged" means and what conditions cause it? I recently configured SendMail to relay email from my exchange ...
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votes
4answers
3k views

Minimal setup for sendmail to send outgoing email only?

I run a simple server that I administrate remotely, and I need it to be able to send an email to my personal email address every time an error occurs. With the default setup on Ubuntu, sendmail just ...
2
votes
4answers
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script to test mail server

Ever since a windows update that took down my IIS6 mail server a few weeks back, I've been really paranoid about my mail server working. So every time I run a windows update I fire up command prompt ...