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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CBL This IP address is HELO'ing as “localhost.localdomain”

I am pretty lost here, my server somehow got into a blacklist. And I don't know why and how to solve it. Please take a look at the link below. CBL List - click here Anyone knows what is going on ...
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How to setup a email address for a domain on Amazon EC2?

I am not used to cloud hosting. Previously I would just setup an email account through cPanel, but since this is not available how would I go about doing this on a Amazon EC2 account? I am assuming I ...
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Migrating from one mail server software to hMailServer

I have one 'old' server which uses Kerio MailServer 6 and I am planning on migrating the mail accounts( around 50-60 accounts ) to my new one which is using hMailServer. I have not as of yet found a ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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email service on websites

I tried sending an email with my gmail account and it worked: $config = Array( 'protocol' => 'smtp', 'smtp_host' => 'ssl://smtp.googlemail.com', ...
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Email server - Sending problem

Recently i set up a M Daemon email server on a windows 2003 standard server. everything seems right. But when i configure the email client with the email server host name to send out emails, the email ...
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RHEL (CentOS, SL) process performance statistics

Is there any way to find out sometimes when the server load is high, what process and what activity cause that ? I have a shared webserver and mailserver (HTTP, DNS, SMTP, IMAP, POP, FTP,...) and ...
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Postfix not accepting mail to virtual users

I've setup some virtual users for certain domains. I've got a local domain (and plan to add some virtual mailboxes but I'll save that for later). localhost postfix/smtpd[23466]: NOQUEUE: reject: RCPT ...
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Delete from mailq where subject matches

I have a mailq which is getting backed up with multiple emails with the same subject line. I would like to delete all emails in the mailq that match a particular subject line so they don't get sent. ...
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Mail classified as spam, but passes SPF and DKIM

I have configured Postfix to be responsible for subdomain.example.com (google apps is responsible for example.com so I didn't want to mix the two). As I mentioned in question title, SPF and DKIM ...
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Has anyone setup a temporary webmail server to catch emails during an outage?

I've recently been in a situation where an Exchange email server went down and we weren't able to bring it back online after 48hrs, so some incoming emails bounced. Also, users weren't able to send or ...
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exchange 2010 - all employees group

Since the beginning of our exchange - we have a group called all employees. everyone is included in it and it sends email to everyone. I can't edited the settings of it using the management console ...
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PGP Encryption Proxy for Mail Server [closed]

I have a friend who is located in a part of the world that makes email encryption prudent for them. While I recommended OpenPGP, my friend thinks that it would have too high of a setup requirement for ...
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Exchange 2010 - How could a mailbox be forwarding to users despite in mail-flow settings, delivery options, mail forwarding is not set?

The mailbox that is forwarding and the mailboxes it's forwarding to were migrated from Exchange 2003 to 2010. Maybe the attributes are actually set but are not showing correctly in EMC for some ...
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Best way to test a postfix mail server for a production domain?

I have one postfix+cyrusIMAP mail server in the production environment, now I need to migrate it to a new hardware platform. I've got the new server set up (ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS, postfix+cyrusIMAP), but ...
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Any dovecot gotchas I should be aware of? Any alternatives to dovecot mailserver apart from qmail?

we are currently thinking about running a medium size mail service. Currently, dovecot seems to be the a good fit and we are about to setup a small test environment to check out some integration ...
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add email account to postfix for user not existent on machine

Postfix seems that uses the system users to define email accounts, i'm wondering if there is an alternate method to create accounts? i want to add email users that do not belong to the system and ...
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How do I setup a SENT and TRASH folder with Dovecot?

The IMAP mailbox that Dovecot sets up has no SENT folder or TRASH folder. How do I set those up? Is there a way to place them outside of the INBOX hiearchy? I want to make sure that these folders work ...
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SBS Email Outbreak

I have a client that is running SBS 2003 Std. and they have some sort of mass mailer that is spamming mail. We are running the most current defs. of Vipre anti-virus, we are not a setup as a relay, ...
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Reinitialize a single Exchange 2010 mailbox?

I'm running PST import tests on a new Exchange 2010 SP1 server. I'm interested in seeing if there's a quick way to restore the account to default and clear its contents. Kind of a reset or ...
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Ec2: Setup mail to send emails

Can someone teach me how to configure a centos instance to send mails. My intention is to send mails from a bash script based on some signals and alerts to a build user. I don’t intend to use it ...
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Need a good guide for setting up postfix

I will be sending mail from my machine (just sending, not receiving any) I'm looking for a good guide that will help me configure it with all the things that are required so that receiveing servers ...
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How can I receive mails from otherwise blacklisted servers?

On the mail servers I set up in our company, I use several blacklists in postfix. These really help take care of the spam we get send our way. But every once in a while one of our (potential) ...
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Linux-based mailing list manager that uses POP3/IMAP/SMTP for incoming messages

Okay, the CEO of the company had just asked me to set up a 'proper mailing' list. For reasons too long to describe here, we've been running with hMailServer on Windows Server 2003. Unfortunately the ...
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Mail Queue Fatal Error

I cannot send or receive any emails from my server. I have checked the mailq and it has over 1100 emails. I have tried to run the following to flush the queue: /usr/sbin/sendmail -q But I get this ...
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Efficient Send Only Newsletter Mail Server

I'm working on setting up a mail server to send the company I work for's newsletter. The idea is to give us more options and not have to pay another company hundreds of dollars a month to send all our ...
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postfix: catch outgoing mail and redirect

I'm trying to configure my postfix so all mail that goes through that has tld dev would be redirected to a root user, here is my config files: [alexus@wcmisdlin02 postfix]$ tail -1 main.cf ...
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Kerio Connect: Backup in progress in queue for a long time

In the web interface I have messages queuing up, and it tells me that Backup is in progress. This is not my main server, but I am attempting to help with this queue issue. Apparently this is a long ...
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What is the best method for mirroring two email accounts on disparate platforms?

We have enterprise users that want to try out an online mail provider (such as GMail or MS Exchange Online) for a trial period, but would also like their local mail (Lotus Notes) to remain synched ...
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Ideal server specs/software for mail, file, and database storage

I'm trying to figure out what the ideal set up would for a few servers. 1) Website 1) Mail server 1) Database server 1) file server In this given scenario, say there is a site that will offer each ...
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POSTFIX and DOVECOT, receving OK sending KO

I have installed postfix and dovecot(1.2.12) with ubuntu. This is my main.cf alias_maps = append_dot_mydomain = no biff = no broken_sasl_auth_clients = yes config_directory = /etc/postfix ...
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DOVECOT not allowed to log in using too low UNIX UID

I found this error on mail.log May 13 22:11:37 vmi2115 dovecot: dovecot: User admin@example.net not allowed to log in using too low UNIX UID 103(postfix) (see first_valid_uid in config file) How ...
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slapcat doesn't dump the full iredmail database

i installed iredmail http://www.iredmail.org/ with the ldap backend and entered some userdata afterwards i tried to add some data via phpldapadmin, which does not worked (tired to export a user, add ...
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Sending eMails in a external subnet in vmware ESXi

This might be a bit hard for me to explain - and it is a pretty individual situation. I got a native server at Hetzner (www.hetzner.de). The public IP is 88.[...].12. I got ESXi running on this ...
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Messages stuck in qmail queue forever

I have this problem with outgoing emails on one server. When the queue is clean, it sends emails pretty good, but in a few days, it happens that queue gets filled up with a few MAILER-DAEMON messages ...
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How to migrate DNS correctly

Client has DNS at a telephone company which provide emails for his domain (sudamerica.cl). I need to switch DNS in order to get control over them so I can properly set the A records for the new ...
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DNS, PTR, Mail Server HELP!

I am not really sure which route to take. Here is my current setup. We host our web server on RackSpace Cloud (moved from EC2) Previously we hosted our own name servers, now we use RS (RackSpace) ...
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Problem setting up SPF

So SPF seems to be the backscatter-saviour, the only problem is setting it up is a real pain. I've got a VPS and use GoDaddy as my domain manager. I set up this SPF record: v=spf1 mx ...
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if i like to setup mail server on linux , where to start? [closed]

Hi if i like to setup mail server , infra that sits like mail chimp are using. where should i start ? im using CentOS . i must add another question here ? say i did setup mail server .. how can i ...
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how to send a copy to another email address of all incoming messages from an email account?(postfix)

how to send a copy to another email address of all incoming messages from an email account?(postfix) it's possible? thx.
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IIS or Exchange Appropriate for High Volume, High Performance SMTP Mail Delivery?

A municipal client needs to put in place a email delivery system which is capable of quickly alerting their users via email. We estimate about 10 alerts a day. Each alert will be sent to 1000 ...
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cron: email notifications?

I need daily notifications of whether or not my crontabs completed successfully. I've read a few things about setting cron to send out email notifications, but I'm wondering... how do I know if my ...
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Best choice for mail server under ubuntu server [closed]

Not so long ago I did setup my development server on vmware. Currently I'm using ubuntu server. Yesterday when I was trying somethings with php mail() function it didn't work. I got curious. Well for ...
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DBmail not receiving mail

I setup DBmail (MySQL) with Postfix and stunnel, but I still can't receive mail. I can login to the server though. But when I send a mail to a user that I created with dbmail-user: dbmail-users -a ...
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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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Please recommend a good mail server that compacts storage by use of hashing or other means?

I'm looking for an email server that only stores duplicate emails once. We are currently using exchange and forward emails and replies create duplicate copies for every recipient. I'm sure that there ...
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SSMTP: Specifying default “full name” argument

I have setup SSMTP on a few servers to all use the same email address to send mail from. Now, obviously, whenever I get a mail from one of these servers, the mails all originate from this same email ...
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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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Email Tracking back to server

My previous employer said that an email from a hotmail account was sent out of the office. The reason they know it was from the office was because of the IP address that was listed when the email was ...