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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Local only email with qmail

I'm using CentOS with a "Parallels Plesk" installation, a default qmail configuration and want to restrict email traffic to my virtual domain (no incoming/outgoing mail from/to any external domain). ...
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Alternative SMTP-Proxy

Currently we are using bitdefender for mail servers to scan for spam, viruses and content filtering. We chose bitdefender as it receives all incoming emails and forwards them to our internal windows ...
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Email Delivery To University Mail Servers (.edu emails)

I'm running an app at www.universitytutor.com which lets people find tutors. Most of the tutors are college students. We send out a follow up email 2 weeks after someone contacts a tutor to ask how ...
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Is there a postfix mysql virtual_maps append_at_origin workaround so I can pipe to external scripts?

I am using virtual domains, and I'd like to setup the server to alias to custom scripts. I manage all accounts using postfix mappings to mysql. It seems that postfix automatically appends a virtual ...
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Monitoring postfix mail throughput

I have a number of CentOS machines running postfix and sendmail. Is there some thing that I can use to monitor the current message throughput of a mail server from its logs? I'd particularly would ...
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Need advice on integrating mail server with a smallish social network?

I have been given a task to setup email management and delivery for a smallish social network. We're currently sending out about 1000 emails per day with help of VerticalResponse (a bulk emailing ...
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Postfix and dovecot configuration problem

i faced a problem in configure Postfix and Dovecot as Mailing System for my VPS on Ubuntu 9.04 for Virtual Users. where i can't send or receive any mails. from the errors i got : Fatal: ...
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What webmail client can I install using FTP?

My webhosts installed Horde as the webmail client, but it is quite terrible in comparison to modern software like Gmail, and its very slow. I installed the Free and opensource RoundCube via FTP, ...
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Are there any good free mail server software available?

I'm trying to setup a mail server, are there any good open source software available for this for Windows or Linux?
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Read receipts for emails sent via SQL Server Database Mail?

We use SQL Server Database Mail to send emails from one of our apps. It calls the sp_send_dbmail stored procedure. I've been asked to see if there is a way to add a read receipt to emails sent this ...
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Email Server Configuration

I don't use Linux regularly, but do occasionally and I'm struggling with the email configuration that I'd like to get. I've run through a lot of information and tutorials on configuring Postfix and ...
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SMTP DOS attacks with malformed email addresses

We have the following setup: Redhat kernel 2.4.16 Sendmail 8.11.6 This is a very old, ~7 years, cobalt RaQ server and is not easily upgradeable. Currently, we are being hit by multiple IP addresses ...
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Mail server (Debian/Postfix/Dovecot) and rejected emails

I have a mail server running Debian Lenny with Postfix and Dovecot. I send and receive emails without any problems with most of my contacts using Google Mail or Yahoo Mail but some of my contacts ...
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vPopmail / xinetd

I'm attempting to setup vpopmail on my CentOS server (Media Temple). Everything is working like a charm, with the exception that I cannot login to the server from any pop3 client. Upon trying to login ...
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Scammers using my mail server

A scammer is using my mail server to send his scams, is there any way I can block him? I'm using Exim4 and Dovecot on a Debian Stable distrib. Here is the mail delivery I'm receiving: ------ This ...
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How can I forward mail while saving a copy using postfix and mysql?

I'm migrating email from old Plesk installations to custom built Ubuntu server running iRedMail (postfix/amavisd/dovecot/etc). I'm using postfixadmin to administrate all domains and a mysql backend. ...
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How do I add the sort extension to an IMAP server?

if we do own a Mail server supporting, how is it possible to add a sort extension to it? Also how is it possible for a client using java mail to check if the server does indeed support the Sort ...
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Best Open Source Mail Server for Windows [closed]

I'm looking for a mail transfer agent that is free, preferably open source that can run on Windows natively. I've used Postfix before, but Postfix doesn't really run on non-Unix machine.
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How to defend against botnet attack which tries to send a lot of mail to my server?

few days ago some kind of botnet attack started on my mail server which tries to send a lot of spam emails to certain domains on my mail server. Biggest issue here is that almost every attacker IP ...
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Best practice email setup for “support@”, “info@”, “sales@” etc… accounts on OS X Server

I'm sure I'm overlooking something as this should be routine... But I'm wondering how admins are setting up generic accounts like "support@domain.com" & "info@domain.com"? With OS X Server you can ...
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How do I get Postfix to deliver ALL mail to a custom script?

I am trying to configure postfix so that ALL mail that arrives (to any domain) is piped into a shell script that I have. I have tried several things, including setting mailbox_command = ...
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What is the easiest to install and maintain email server?

I really don't like administration tasks but i need a VPS (a naked Debian system - no control panels) for some reasons. One thing that scares me is the setup of the Mailserver - never done this before ...
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How do you configure a mail enabled Exchange 2007 public folder so the Reply button is a normal mail reply and not a 'Post' reply?

Right now, using Outlook 2007, the users have to open the item before 'Reply' acts as an email reply. If they simply click the email and read it in the reading pain, the reply button in the Outlook ...
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Best recommendations for e-mail serving infrastructure?

Looking to find out infrastructure recommendations/hardware solutions/appliance solutions that can handle a fairly high volume of e-mail accounts and traffic. There is a lot of cruft out there and ...
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Can you configure a custom mail bounce message for specific addresses?

I don't know much about mail servers, but let's say I had a sales@example.com address, and that it got a lot of spam. Could I create a custom bounce message for emails sent to that address? One ...
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Reverse proxy for mailserver (SMTP + HTTP for web client)

I'm looking at doing some reverse proxy work for a mail server with corresponding web client. Both servers are running on the same machine, this is not a server with a high load. :) The solution I've ...
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Finding out the Version of Lotus Domino Server from Lotus Notes Client

I'm trying to verify the version of Lotus Domino server from a new client I installed, I installed Lotus notes 8.5 and the mail template is of the old 6.5, however I've been told we have the version ...
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Mail server for windows server [closed]

Are there any mail server like postfix ( in linux) in windows server ?
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what is sensible-mda and do i need it?

I'm running Ubuntu Intrepid, and have been seeing the following my logs: Aug 23 16:01:03 wp1 sm-mta[13700]: n7NFJIad013566: Warning: program /usr/sbin/sensible-mda unsafe: No such file or directory ...
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Postfix mail server (outbound) strategy

I am about to setup a web application that consists of 2 app servers (running php/apache) and 2 db servers (ubuntu slices on slicehost). The application will be sending approximately 5000 emails a ...
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How to verify SenderID is working

I have recently setup SenderID on my DNS and want to verify that my email is passing. I tried port25 but did not receive an email with a report back from them. Are there any sites or tools that can ...
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How can I configure qmail to send using a different IP per domain?

I would like to configure qmail to send email for certain domains using specific IPs for the outbound traffic. All other domains could continue to use the system's primary IP as usual. Is this ...
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How to let users administer their own e-mail accounts?

I work for a small ISP that hosts e-mail for some 6,000 users, and we're in the process of upgrading to a new Debian mail server. One of the many requests we get from our users is to be able to change ...
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What should I check in my server to be ready for sending newsletters to thousands of my site users?

I have a Windows 2008 dedicated server, and I am going to write a service to send newsletters from this server. Is it possible to send thousands of mails at the same time? What configurations should ...
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Setting up a temporary mail server

I have to accept e-mails on a certain domain name for a short while. Is there a quick and easy way of setting up a temporary e-mail system? It doesn't even have to have an interface in particular, ...
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Hosting email and supporting client auto configuration

Is there a best way to provide email hosting such that email clients like Outlook and Mac Mail can automatically configure themselves given limited information (email + password)? I'm guessing it ...
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Exim taking long time to send emails, how to decrease delay in Exim service?

The linux server where exim service is running is under no load. The system is sending email successfully but is taking a long time to send each email. Basically if I telnet to localhost port 25 ...
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How to collect bounces in postfix

This is related to this question: http://serverfault.com/questions/20550/ways-to-get-a-bounceback-report-for-my-newsletter-application Let's say I'm generating email addresses like this when I send ...
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SMail configure listening port/address?

I try to configure my smail-system. I want it to listen only on localhost/127.0.0.1 But when I check my system via nmap myredirectingdomainname.com it shows me the open port 25. Can you help ...
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How would I setup iMail to forward a user's mail to another service w/o leaving a copy locally?

I have an iMail 2006 server installation in which I have a particular user that has several aliases that all point to a single user (me, for the record). I've been copying all of my mail to GMail and ...
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Mailservers responding 220 ********************

Whenever I try to connect to another mail server from my ubuntu box on port 25 I receive 220 ******************************** Any ideas why this would happen?
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Qmail Logs - POP3/IMAP Account Access Logs?

I would like to find a way to map account access to ip addresses. The situation is that I believe there are multiple sources accessing the same account via pop3. I want to see the ip addresses that ...
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Ubuntu Mail Server unreachable, please help!

I have been trying to setup a mail server in ubuntu using this tutorial: http://flurdy.com/docs/postfix/index.html I have completed the basic configurations (I havent reached the extend part yet) ...
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Looking for Exchange alternatives for email, calendar and directory serivices [closed]

I am look into what LDAP is and how it works in regards to a Mail Client. My question is how does LDAP work? I understand that LDAP is: A directory set of objects with attributes organized in a ...
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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 ...
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What is a Quick and Understandable PROCMAIL Way of Allowing POP Mailbox users to turn on and off Vaction AutoReply

I've just inherited an Undocumented Linux File and Mail Server. In the past week, I audited and discovered several things that had been neglected for a while (logins still active but for long gone ...
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MailServer Setting

Hi I have a mail server on windows 2003 ( MailEnable) I setup mail server to authonticate users before sending mail. (This mail server requires authentication when attempting to send to a non-local ...
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Email Headers being included within email body

Bit of a strange one, recently we have been told that a few emails sent from our servers occasionally are including the mail headers within the body content, example below, however I have done ...
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Redirect all incoming mail to another user

Preferably this could be done with a virtual instance of a mail server on an existing Linux machine but I'm willing to run a whole other install (Linux or Windows) to get this to work. Basically a ...
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Virtual-domain mail server installation on Ubuntu 9.04

I'm trying to migrate my ancient FreeBSD box to a fresh new Ubuntu 9.04 install. Problem is, to set up the email server on my FreeBSD box, there was the excellent qmailrocks guide, which is now very ...