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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Network Hardware supports SMTP, but no AUTH information… Need to Send emails through SMTP with AUTH

I have a network device that supports sending email notifications, but doesn't provide for the username and password. I would like to point this device to an internal system which would then take care ...
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Using ubuntu server for google apps email or windows live domains

I want to know how to set up an Ubuntu server so as to use google apps to handle email. I searched around and found this but the problem with this seems to be that while I'm able to send email from ...
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Can send e-mail, however unable to receive an e-mail, and no error e-mail is generated

I am using (well fighting with) postfix and dovecot, the log files are not producing anything related to lost e-mails or errors. I send an e-mail from my gmail account and nothing happens. No unable ...
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Mail not relaying in postfix

I am managing a server which mainly deals in relaying mail using virtual alias maps. For some reason unknown to me email that goes through these maps are getting bounced. I've checked to make sure the ...
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How do I use OpenDKIM with multiple domain names on a single server?

How do I use OpenDKIM with multiple domain names on a single server? I own 3 domain names, and I have a single server that's running postfix for sending email. How do I use OpenDKIM? Can I use the ...
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What's a good open source solution that supports push e-mail?

Currently using Exim4 + courier-imaps + spamassassin but would like to get push e-mail on my iPhone and Android devices!
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Email rejected for no rDNS by AOL despite having rDNS [duplicate]

I am having trouble while attempting to send a single email to an aol.com user. I get a rejection reply as follows: Your message did not reach some or all of the intended recipients. Sent: Wed, ...
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SMTP Servers: How well supported is automatic reattempt when receiving connection refused?

When a mail server gives Connection Refused, emails will come through in future attempts assuming the mail server comes back online. How well supported is this? Do all mail servers support this? Is it ...
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Issue of tracking an email that was “lost in cyberspace”

The issue here is one of an email that has been "lost in cyberspace." The receiver is claiming never to have received it. However, I recieved an automated out-of-office reply as a response to my ...
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Relay Access Denied with virtual_alias_maps in postfix

My postfix server is encountering a problem with a couple domains bouncing email. The error message is: postfix/smtpd[2673]: NOQUEUE: reject: RCPT from mail.foo.com[xxx.xxx.xxx.xx]: 554 5.7.1 < ...
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Email backup with Roundcube

My email hosting provider gives me access to a personal, cheap IMAP server with limited mail storage space (100 Mb). I like this, because I do not want (i.e: know how) to administer a mail server. ...
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Mail server blacklists

Recently I've had a few clients on a server having issues with a blacklist. I've been googling for about an hour and am a little tired of it, but maybe someone here can help me. What do blacklists ...
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Linux Postfix Setup on a fresh VPS

I've launched a new VPS with CentOS 5. It's pretty skeletal, nothing setup. I'm trying to configure my mail server to handle my email: contact@domainname.com My DNS settings live on GoDaddy.com. I ...
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How can a Webhoster provide mail service with small downtimes like Gmail/Yahoo mail? [closed]

In the last 5 years I noticed Yahoo Mail and Gmail services work really well, with some few short downtimes. And they are FREE services!!! How can a Webhosting company with cPanel provide a mail ...
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Exchange 2007 Mailbox inaccessible

Bit of an odd one this, I've come back after a week off and my Exchange mailbox is completely inaccessible. The rest of the staff (20 or so) are all fine, but I cant connect to mine using either: My ...
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Setup email@mydomain.com on LAMP server

I have a linode running Ubuntu 10.04, Apache2.2, etc... Late last night, finalizing some business cards I decided it would look more profesh if the email was info@mydomain.com rather than a gmail ...
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~/Maildir vs /var/mail for e-mail storage

I run a mail server with Exim4 and Dovecot. Currently mail goes to ~/Maildir. However, I am wondering what the relative advantages and disadvantages of storing mail in /var/mail/$user/ is. Is one ...
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Filtering Mail Into Folders

I run a mail server using Dovecot and Exim. Currently mail filtering is done on a per user basis using a .forward file in ~/ containing entires along the lines of: if $h_to: CONTAINS "bugtraq" then ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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MailEnable error on windows server 2008 r2 : Reason: Remote SMTP Server Returned: 550 5.7.1 Unable to relay for info@example.com

I am going crazy about this error message. for some of the domains, I am receiving this error message; Reason: Remote SMTP Server Returned: 550 5.7.1 Unable to relay for info@example.com I am ...
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How to prevent your mail gateways from being blocked due to spam being sent via mail forwarding

We allow users to forward their e-mail to external addresses. From time to time, our mail gateway appliances' anti-spam engine computes a large spam campaign targeted to our users as a ...
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postfix logs missing (freebsd)

I'm trying to debug an unfamiliar mail server and I can't find any logs for postfix. In the documentation it says: Postfix logs all failed and successful deliveries to a logfile. The file is usually ...
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How common are encrypted connections between email servers?

alice@a.com --> smtp.a.com --?--> Internet --?--> pop.b.com --> bob@b.com On the route from sender to server, and server to receiver, encrypted connections (STARTTLS, etc) seem to get ...
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postfix not transporting mail

I am setting up a mail server using postfix and dovecot. I am using virtual users that are stored in a sql database. I've checked the mail queue is empty and the logs show that the mail is received ...
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Dovecot not respecting log file?

I'm installing Dovecot 2.0 and I am running into problems with it checking for new messages. Postfix is getting the messages but dovecot is not finding them. In my dovecot.conf I am using a static ...
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ClamAV or commerical product for mail server on CentOS 5

I have a centos5 mail server with over 500 email accounts on it currently running ClamAV for antivirus. It works well but I was wondering if there is anything that would work better?
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Select emails being sent

I have recently been approached by an employee who claimed he was not getting all of his email sent from our server. Therefore I opened up exchange system manager and navigated through message ...
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Exchange 2007: E-Mails not showing up, but have been delivered by E-Mail Security (SonicWall)

I've a very strange problem: SOME mails (I can't see a pattern) are not shown in our Outlook Exchange Accounts, but when I check the E-Mail Security Logs (we use a SonicWall), they seem to be ...
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Can't get SmarterMail to work on fresh Windows 2008 server

Really having trouble with this, I've been through all the guides I can find and get stuck, using latest version of Smartermail 8 on Windows 2008 with IIS7.5. I have it setup so I can SEND emails ...
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Mailserver Recommendation [closed]

I've been running Postfix / Dovecot for about 9 months on a CentOS system I maintain and use for shared hosting, and have been happy with it. However, there are two "features" that I'd really like to ...
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Mailenable - Outbound Queues - 451ESMTP

Mailenable Version: 3.x Problem: Outbound SMTP emails Queued Occurrence: Random We are using Mailenable version 3.x on a Windows 2003 Server with 4GB RAM. The server is good on resources and we have ...
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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 ...