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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Linux distribution for Mail server

Do you know linux distribution for mail server? Im looking something like complex management mail server: mailserver, gui, AV, antispam, web stats + spam stats. I know i can install pf/exim+webmin ...
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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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Synchronising IMAP mail [closed]

This is expanding on my previous Question. Is it possible to synchronize mail between two servers using imap? I am using getmail and dovecot on my home server to get mail from my ISP and store it ...
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what email system solution for linux VPS?

I basically need add new domain to my solution create new email addresses ( there will be more than 50 of them in the future per domain) forward everything from the new email address somewhere else. ...
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Can I link directly to an email in a user's zimbra webmail client?

I'm using Zimbra's handy RESTful xml API (http://wiki.zimbra.com/wiki/ZCS_6.0:Zimbra_REST_API_Reference:Get_Folder) to pull down important emails from a user's email account. I'd like to make them ...
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stop postfix local relay / external mail server

i have decided to have a separate mail server for my app. When i use php to send email, postfix sends successfully to other domains(gmail.com etc), but uses local relay for the addresses hosted on my ...
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saslauthd using too much memory

Woke up today to see my site slow/unresponsive. Pulled up top and it looks like a ton of saslauthd processes have spun up using about 64m of RAM each, causing the machine to enter swap space. I've ...
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Whats the different between mail servers? MTA and pop3/imap?

What is the major difference between the various mail servers? What is MTA? Is it when you are just reading directly from the mail server as oppose to a pop3 or imap3 connection? I guess if someone ...
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Trying to install citadel on ubuntu

I almost have installed citadel on ubuntu 8.04. First I added deb http://debian.citadel.org/ubuntu/ hardy main to my /etc/apt/sources.list Then I ran apt-get update Then I ran the apt-get ...
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Looking for an addressbook (web)application that read/writes LDAP

In an existing infra-structure based on Debian/Cyrus/Exim/Horde/LDAP I'm trying to make all the clients (OSX and Windows 7, preferably also iPhone and blackberry) work with a centralized LDAP ...
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Problem with postfix packages

I've been trying to install postfix and dovecot on my Debian server, but when I run apt-get install postfix, I get this error: Err http://ftp2.de.debian.org etch/main ssl-cert 1.0.14 404 Not Found ...
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Mail caching service?

Right, I'm not too sure if this is possible or even where to look for info, soooo... What I was hoping to do is setup a linux box with a user "foo" foo has an email account with gmail Is it possible ...
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email server delivers one message, but not another. no errors

i have sent two messages, one from the local server, one from the production environment. the message from the local server goes through, but the production message does not. both messages are ...
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Recommended MTA for Windows Server

I need an mail server running on my web server that will just route email through other email servers. Exchange requires Active Directories which just complicates an otherwise simple setup. What are ...
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Configure mail server to relay through another mail server

I'm a developer and I'm currently building a hosted ecommerce solution. One thing the software must do is email customers on behalf of the vendor. However, one of the business requirements is that ...
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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 ...
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Migrating Mailserver

I have a server that is hosted a la http://mydomain.com I'd like to create a new server, and install all software from scratch (onto a VM locally first, and then move the vm to a new host). How can I ...
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Cannot connect to email server from a remote pc

When I try to connect to my mailserver from my home pc like this telnet whomakescoffee.com 25 I cannot connect. If I type in the same command on my server there is no problem. I have also tried ...
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Basic exim configuration - redirect all out-bound emails to local address

I have exim running on a development server. It's currently not able to deliver mail anywhere other than locally. This is fine though - I don't want to be able to accidentally spam our entire ...
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how can I set up server side filters/rules for a shared mailbox on an Outlook server?

I need to create filters for a shared mailbox on an Outlook server this needs to be done on the server rather than on each client as there are a lot of users. Is this possible? any pointers would be ...
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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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Connection Refused Mailing Problem

I'm trying to send emails through my server but it's not working. I just setup this server and it's running ubuntu 10.04 lts When I try to send an email it's telling me Unable to connect to mail ...
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Virtual Host for RoundCube

i have RoundCube setup on a ubuntu 10.04 server, and it works perfectly when browsing to address.tld/roundcube however I would like to be able to go to mail.address.tld for this I have added the ...
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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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Choosing “stack” for email hosting

I plan to host email services on Ubuntu (Is the distribution I'm more familiar with). I just want to offer really decent email services including: Easy account creation by custommer Good webmail ...
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Is it ok that reverse DNS for my mail server resolves to www2.domain.com and not domain.com?

I am trying to make sure my mail server is set up correctly. One of the steps is to ensure that reverse DNS works. We email from ...@domain.com. When I test rDNS using nslookup i get: $ nslookup ...
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JAMES apache mail server multiple e-mail aliases

Is it possible (and how) to add multiple e-mail aliases for a single mail account on JAMES mail server? I have tried using setalias to create an alias as shown here, but from what I've seen each ...
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postfix/local: bad command startup (segfaults)

Since upgrading a Gentoo box from postfix 2.5.5 to 2.6.6, local mail delivery does no longer work. Virtual mailboxes still work. Here's the log: Jul 14 13:07:05 weser postfix/master[15825]: warning: ...
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Email from my Google Apps domain to a specific server is being regularly truncated

My organization is using Google Apps for non-profits and we're seeing a strange but regular behavior between two specific domains. We're regularly seeing that emails sent from our domain ...
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PTR record (rDNS) for multiple domains on a shared IP address

I host multiple domains on a single IP address: cats.com A @ --> 10.20.30.40 A mail --> 10.20.30.40 MX @ --> mail dogs.com A @ --> 10.20.30.40 A mail --> 10.20.30.40 MX @ --> ...
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Can you recommend any good walkthrough article on setting up a mail server on Ubuntu 10.04?

I must set up a company mail server (smtp, imap, web mail, multiple domains, web-based administration) on an Ubuntu 10.04 Server this night. I've never done this before and have only the very-very ...
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Can anyone explain what are the inbound and outbound relay in the mail server?

Can anyone explain what are the inbound and outbound relay in the mail server?
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Simplest e-mail server set-up to redirect e-mails

I need to set up a CentOS 5.3 server to forward e-mails to another e-mail address. The server doesn't currently have any mail server software installed. What's the simplest way to do this? (aside ...
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cyrus xfermailbox has made my mailbox disapear

Hi I am trying to figure out how to use the xfermailbox command correctly in cyrus I created a temp mail box called test@domain1.com and I want to move it to test@domain2.com so I used the following ...
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Moving messages in inbox out of queue

Is there any advantage in moving old messages from inbox to an old messages folder, every 2000 messages or so? Does this depend on the MDA in use, i.e. qmail vs postfix, or is it good practice ...
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How to add a second domain to Kerio

We're running Kerio MailServer 6.7 and Apple OS X Server 10.5. I was wondering if it is possible to add a second domain to the mail server. Currently the mail server is on "examplemail.com" we would ...
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Mail server - DNS question

I was wondering if it is possible to point 2 domains to one mail server. Currently the mail server is on "examplemail.com" we would like to eventually move this to "mail.exampleserver.com". The ...
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Can we copy of all incoming and outgoing emails in exchange 2007

I have installed a exchange 2007 in my home I have 3 users on this server user1 user2 user3 user 1 is user where I want to monitor all the email activity of users 2 & user3 what I want is to ...
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can we receive message from any email address to exchange server 2007

i have one exchange server 2007 in my local network connected to internet. what i want is to download all emails from specific email address like myemail@mydomain.com this is catch all ...
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Email server to send out email notification?

Our application sends out a lot of email notifications! how can I send out email notification without causing long delays? (its not a email newsletter, its account notifications)
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exchange - kerio, smtp connector problem

First of all the details: We have two servers. 1st - server 2003, exchange 2003. This is our main server 2nd - server 2008, KERIO server, This is our backup server We want to forward a copy off ...
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How does mail server know what kind of client it's authenticating?

My cloud-hosted java app successfully authenticates to our mail server on another host (a managed VPS) at mail.example.com. The server at mail.example.com accepts email to our users at ...
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need to implement exchnage server

actually i need to implement the Microsoft exchange server 2010 in my office for 20 email accounts. which version i should prefer Exchange Server 2010 Standard Edition Exchange Server 2010 ...
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Does RDNS for mail server have to match the mail server hostname exactly?

Typically when setting up a mail server, I create an rDNS record for the mail server IP to match the mail server hostname (ex: mail.example.com). Can I instead set the rDNS ptr to match the parent ...
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Dedicated server given, how to start?

I've been given a dedicated server. Unfortunately, I have no idea what to do / how to manage it. I have background in many fields on Computer Science but never got to focus on networking, server ...
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Setting up email account on Ubuntu Server

I am very new in server management thing. I want to make email accounts like info@mysite.com. I know something to do with Sendmail thing , but dunno what ? I am on Ubuntu 10 server.
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whats the point of @localhost entries for a mail server

After recently setting up a mail server I am now adding the users that I need. As part of the tutorial I followed I created root@localhost as an account and also a bunch of aliases ...
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What ports to open for mail server?

I have just finished setting up a Postfix mail server on a linux (ubuntu) platform. I have it sending and receiving email and it is not an open relay. It also supports secure smtp and imap. Now this ...
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Connection Filtering with Multiple DNSBL's?

Is there any advantage or disadvantage to using multiple DNSBL's with ones connection filtering? I just switched from SpamHaus to BarracudaCentral but have added in SpamHaus to test for increased ...
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“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 ...