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SMTP server requires STARTTLS

I am using fetchmial. Below is my configuration. I want the retrieved emails to be sent to my gmail address. But I encountered an error below. Could someone help me with this? Thank you in advance. ...
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DNS zone file SPF configuration to support sending mail from multiple servers and gmail

I want to configure SPF on a domain to allow mail to be sent from: the x.com website server (x.com and www.x.com - both at same IP) its MX servers (smtp.x.com, mx.x.com, mail.x.com) another server ...
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Postfix: Gmail marking my email as spam

I'm been trying to understand why Gmail is treating the email sent from one of my domain/server as SPAM. I found a lot of threads here about this issue, however I checked the usual suspects like ...
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Why Gmail mark as spam emails from my postfix server?

I'm trying to send email from postfix to different providers: Hotmail OK, Yahoo Not tested, Italian Provider OK, GMAIL KO ! I have SPF and rDNS set correctly ... this is the header: Delivered-To: ...
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Gmail not accepting mail

I'm setting up a new mail server with postfix dovecot and things are working fine except this strange thing. I'm unable to send email to gmail addresses. The log shows status sent. However, I checked ...
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Emails forwarded via postfix get flagged as spam and forged in Gmail

I'm trying to setup a forwarding only email server. I'm running into the problem where all messages forwarded via postfix are getting put into gmail's spam folder and getting flagged as forged. I'm ...
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How can I change exim's DKIM and SPF for emails sent?

I've now spent 2 hours trying to figure out this issue and I am about to give up and go to bed. I've been having issues with Gmail rejecting emails from my VPS server because of false spam alerts (...
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Gmail delivery sometimes fails to domain1 but never to domain2, both domains have the same MX, etc

Lets say we have 2 domains, domain1.co.za and domain2.co.za. Both point to the same MX records with the same priority, mx1.isp.co.za and mx2.isp.co.za, both of which send the mail through our ISP's ...
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Emails from Google Apps to custom SMTP server delayed by 1 hour consistently

The outgoing mails from Google Apps/Gmail to our own custom SMTP server are getting delayed by 1 hour consistently. mxtoolbox.com diagnostics of our custom SMTP server are looking OK. Our custom SMTP ...
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When sending emails through smtp do I need to setup DomainKeys and any kind of other email config?

When sending emails through gmails smtp (smtp.gmail.com) do I need to setup DomainKeys and any other kind of email config?
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Forward spam is dangerous for my domain repute?

I have Postfix with spamassassin and forward the emails (including spam) to gmail.com, my problem is that when I send "legitimate" emails to gmail.com it is marked as spam, I've done everything that ...
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Sending mails from Gmail through my VPS (postfix, dovecot, postfixadmin)

This problem has been bugging me for a long time now and i want it to be fixed. On my VPS I have set up Postfix working correctly with postfixadmin and dovecot. (I can send (by terminal) and receive ...
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Emails are being delivered as spam to Gmail? [duplicate]

for the last 6 weeks (yes, that long) I've been struggling to successfully deliver emails to Gmail accounts. For some reason, every single email that is sent from our domain is flagged as spam by ...
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Validate email address at my own domain with gmail

I need to have the ability to send email using gmail's web interface, but have them appear to originate from my own domain instead of originating at a gmail address. In order to do this, gmail asks ...
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Does Google require TLS on port 587? Exchange 2010 SMTP has mail sent to GMAIL backed up in queue

Exchange 2010 SMTP has mail backed up in queue. Any email sent to Gmail sits in the queue while any email sent to another personal domain which has email filtering enabled errors, "asp.reflexion.net ...
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Xenserver 6.2 cannot send alert using gmail smtp

I'm using Xenserver 6.2 and configured ssmtp.conf an mail_alert.conf in order to receive alerts through email. I followed the instructions on http://support.citrix.com/servlet/KbServlet/download/34969-...
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“Undelivered Mail Returned to Sender” messages from Google [duplicate]

Some while back I set up a postfix server. I set the MX record for my domain name and sent a test message to one of my addresses on gmail.com. However, as the MX record change was not propagated by ...
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Forward/alias XMPP accounts on a domain to gmail.com

I have an OpenBSD server, and I would like to configure a corporate/personal domain name to be Jabber / XMPP enabled, and to automatically proxy (forward/alias) messages between some set of local ...
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Email forwarding from my domain to gmail - FAIL

[There are numerous similar questions on ServerFault but I couldn't find one that was exactly on point] Background: I use Gmail for my email client. My email is example@gmail.com. However the email ...
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E-mail sent with postfix are marked as spam

I am using gmail as my email provider for a domain name that I control. I want to send email from my dedicated server that is being hosted by a real hosting company and I don't like the 500 message ...
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GMail/Google Apps to GMail migration

I've currently got my email and calendar hosted on Google Apps. However I really like some of the features that have gone into GMail (themes, etc) and would like to move my mail and calendar to GMail. ...
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Is there mail server/client software that has a user experience like Gmail?

My company is stuck with an old imap/pop mail server that is accessed from Outlook. Everybody uses Gmail as a personal email and loves it more than the one used at work. Is there a combination of mail ...
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will it work setting /etc/aliases root to gmail address on freebsd postfix

Is it possible to set the root mail address to my gmail address? And if so how? Would it work by just setting my email address in the following file? /etc/aliases : root: mygmail@gmail.com Or ...
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Free SMS notification of new filtered mail message

Does anyone know how to get notified by SMS for free when a new mail message has been received in the inbox. I am using a script which notifies to my Gmail account if one of my websites are slow or ...
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Can you get access to detailed GMail usage over a period of 3+ months?

Let's just say that you want to prove that unauthorized access has happened to a GMail account. You know from where that would've occurred. Google's "Last Account Activity" shows currently active ...
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Why does DMARC operate on the From-address, and not the envelope sender (Return-Path)?

Several emails sent from my webserver to a Gmail address, where the From: address is websitevisitor@gmail.com, have been marked as spam by Gmail. The From: field is populated from form data, and ...
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MX records set up

I just want to know how other people set up their MX-entries for mail accounts used with google apps. I work at a local web-hosting firm and we get a lot of tickets from clients who want to set up ...
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Very delayed mail delivery. What happened?

I have an online form that deliver email to my gmail account. it had been appearing to work normally for a long time, years, until 6 Sep 2011 when suddenly 250+ emails arrived in my inbox at one go. ...
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Best way to combine Google for Work with postfix mail server / e-mail routing

I am re-designing our company mail services, and we are migrating some mail-boxes to Google for Work. The objective is to have some users in the cloud, and some users on an on-premise Postfix server. ...
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How can I relay mail to multiple SMTP servers?

We want to use Google Apps for Domains as our email service but the "corporate" office want's the emails in Exchange. I would like to set up a relay (is that the proper term) to send any incoming ...
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Is forwarding mail from my domain to my gmail account a bad idea? [closed]

I just configured my exim mail server to forward *@mydomain.com to my gmail account. But then I found some forums mentioning this is a bad idea. Google could eventually blacklist mydomain.com. ...
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unable to connect gmail and hotmail via telnet

Hey all i am try to connect to gmail and hotmail server via telnet. As: $: telnet smtp.gmail.com 25 Trying 74.125.127.109... Connected to gmail-smtp-msa.l.google.com. Escape character is '^]'. 220 ...
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All my domain's outgoing mail received as spam in gmail/yahoo/hotmail

All my domain's outgoing mail received as spam. I am not bulk emailing or anything like that. I know very little about how email actually works under the hood and having been continually searching for ...
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Postfix & external domain account at gmail

I need some help with a postfix server && a google apps gmail account. Basically, I have a mail server to handle example.org accounts. At the same time, I have a google apps account for the ...
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Redmine: Unable to get gmail email notification to work

I've recently installed Redmine in an Amazon EC2 instance and it seems to be working fine, however, I can't figure out how to set email notifications. Redmine documentation is pretty outdated and I'...
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Postfix relay for gmail sending as root

I've configured postfix to relay gmail (google apps) but the emails are sending as root@example.com instead of admin@example.com as (I believe) I've configured. I think the config is ok because I'm ...
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Send email through Gmail SMTP to avoid local delivery attempts?

Background We use Google Apps for email with our domain example.com: [ec2-user@example ~]$ dig MX example.com … ;; ANSWER SECTION: example.com. 300 IN MX 1 aspmx.l.google....
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Gmail rejecting IMAP calls from AWS EC2 hosted James server

I have James server (SMTP server) hosted on AWS EC2. I have small application running on this AWS instance which fetches certain emails from my Gmail account. Gmail rejecting any IMAP request from my ...
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Postfix mails bouncing for no reason

I have a Postfix server setup which works fine most of the time but between 100 - 200 mails gets deferred every day with the following errors: status=deferred (lost connection with alt1.gmail-smtp-in....
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Why does Google reject my outgoing emails?

I have the following DNS records set up for my mailserver (obfuscated Domain and IPs): mydomain.net. 86400 IN A 109.83.50.87 mydomain.net. 86400 IN AAAA 2a00:5080:7:...
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cPanel Server Email to Gmail marked as Spam, SPF, DKIM, and rDNS pass

Having this issue on a cPanel server 11.34.1 that hosts multiple domains. Email originating from this box on the sendingdomain.com address is flagged as Spam by Gmail. I've implemented SPF and DKIM, ...
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Email Forwarding to Gmail using Exim4

I'm trying to host my own email forwarding for my domain on a small VPS but am having some odd problems getting forwarding to work. I am using exim4 on Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS and all of my packages are ...
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Received-SPF: softfail when sending to google

In the headers of an email it says: google.com: domain of transitioning @.nl does not designate *::*:**:: as permitted sender We need this mail to be spam-free. I know we have to add this IP(?) ...
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Gmail DNS Settings - Do I need CNAME and an A Record?

I'm just a little confused... I'm using Gmail for my mail service, and have followed their instructions. I wanted to allow users to access their email via mail.mydomain.com, but just hoping to get a ...
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using gmail as email relay for sendmail

I used to be able to send emails using a gmail account & sendmail configured using one of the guides on the Internet, for example: http://appgirl.net/blog/configuring-sendmail-to-relay-through-...
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SPF google mail + MY IP

So this TEXT record response hardfail XX.XX.XX.XX => my mail server v=spf1 ip4:XX.XX.XX.XX include:aspmx.googlemail.com ~all Question is how to create valid SPF record for sending e-mail for my ...
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Forwarding email isn't working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I can't send email from my server to gmail addresses I have a VPS server that I host some domains on for myself and clients. A client wants a catch-all on a domain that ...
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Google IMAP Is Slow, there is a way to make it faster? [closed]

i have gmail account about 3 years, its got 10,000+ messages there, i installed outlook today and i tried to use IMAP Feature (i enabled it before coupule of years) the problem its very very slow. is ...
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Postfix relays via gmail, FROM email is wrong

I recently set up a home-server. And since my ISP quite annoyingly blocks outgoing port 25 I can't setup the SMTP properly. So I set it to relay via gmail(I don't send a lot of mails by this server ...
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How to recover the required CNAME record for google apps?

I just deleted all CNAME records on my domain name by mistake. Now mail.mydomainname.com point to a invalid address. Then I added a CNAME record with alias mail and make it point to ghs.google.com as ...