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What issues are there in using Gmail for a corporate email solution?

Some people will feel uncomfortable with having their company email outside their company network. How to allay such fears? What other issues are there in using Google for corporate email? What are ...
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Gmail rejects emails. Openspf.net fails the tests

I've got a problem with Gmail. It started after one of our trojan infected PCs sent spam for one day from our IP address. We've fixed the problem, but we got into 3 black lists. We've fixed that, ...
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simple postfix configuration - forward all incoming email to single address

I've a Ubuntu 9.04 server installation which is hosting a small number of websites (currently two, and will remain in single figures). The email requirements for the server are very limited - to ...
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How I stop spam backscatter rendering email on my domain unusable?

Some miscreant is using non-existent accounts on my domain as a forged sender for spam emails (i.e., sdfhdfsg@mydomain.com). All the out-of-office and spam rejection emails are coming back to me ...
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Remove “via” from emails sent to Gmail from Amazon SES

When sending emails from Amazon SES, gmail shows "sent via amazonses.com". How do I remove this? According to Google, I'm a sender and I don't want my recipients to see the "via" link. What can I ...
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Using gmail as your primary mail server

I have read that there is an option of using Gmail as your primary mail server. In the sense that you can add mx records etc and you do not have to do it on your own server. Do you think this is a ...
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Can My Personal GMail Query A Remote LDAP Server?

I have a personal GMail account, from which I frequently send e-mail to a great many various users of a specific business. The corporation has been kind enough to provide me with the credentials to ...
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Pros/Cons of switching from Exchange to GMail

We are a medium-large non-profit company, with around 1000 staff and volunteers, and have been using MS Exchange (currently 2003) for our mail system for years. I recently attended a Google ...
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GMail suspects confirmation email in stealing personal information

When user registers on my web site, web site sends user email confirmation link. Subject: Please confirm your email address Body:Please open this link in your browser to confirm your email address: ...
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Configure Postfix to send/relay emails Gmail (smtp.gmail.com) via port 587

Using Centos 5.4, with Postfix. I can do a mail foo@gmail.com subject: blah test . Cc: and the msg gets sent to gmail, but it resides in the spam folder, which is to be expected. My goal is to ...
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GMail bouncing mail sent over IPv6, IPv4 working

I have trouble sending email to GMail addresses using IPv6 from my domain camgirltools.net If IPv4 is used, everything works as intended, the mail is delivered. When using IPv6 to send mail to GMail ...
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Why is my email failing Gmail's DKIM test?

I have a message that was rejected by Gmail, I don't know why. It passes SPF. We aren't using DKIM. Do I need to set up DKIM? I am in control of "example.com". Our mail server is "server.example.com" ...
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Failed SPF for email imported to Gmail because of client IP instead of server's in message when sent through SMTP from one local box to another

We have a linux (Debian) VPS with domain (let's say example.com with MX mail.example.com) that has SPF set up. There is dovecot+exim running. There is also Direct Admin on top of that. When I send a ...
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How to use two mail servers in parallel, if possible?

I basically want to have two separate email servers. The first one is the GoogleApps GMail service, which is for humans to use. The second server would be for sending messages from my application (so, ...
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How to configure sendmail to send email via GMail (smtp.gmail.com), using port 465 or 587?

I have configures sendmail to send email via my GMail (Google Mail) account, i.e. via smtp.gmail.com, by editing /etc/mail/sendmail.mc and regenerating sendmail.cf: -dnl ...
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Should our company allow employees to forward their Exchange email to GMail?

Many developer prefer the GMail interface and thus forward (actually pull) all their email to GMail. Assuming we trust Google, are there any reasons why this should be disallowed? Edit: Interesting ...
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Outsource my email server to Google

I've been looking into setting up my own email server the past couple of weeks and the more I look into it the more I feel that this is an area I do not want to get into. I guess my heart just isn't ...
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how to fix “send-mail: Authorization failed 534 5.7.14 ”

I am trying to create e-mail alert on ssh root login so I had to install ssmtp and mail utility. Then I configured ssmtp.conf file as follows : # Config file for sSMTP sendmail # The person who gets ...
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virtual_alias_domains - how to use different IP addresses when forwarding mail?

I host 2 web domains (domain1.com and domain2.com) on a CentOS 6.6 Linux server with 4 IP addresses. Postfix 2.6.6 accepts mails to info@domain1.com and info@domain2.com and forwards them to ...
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Gmail SPF fail based on client IP

Gmail is failing SPF check based on the client IP. These are the relevant headers: Received-SPF: fail (google.com: domain of johndoe@example.com does not designate 164.77.240.58 as permitted sender) ...
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Hybrid gmail MX + postfix for local accounts

Here's the setup: We have a domain, mydomain.com. Everything is on our own server, except general email accounts which are through gmail. Currently gmail is set as the MX record. The server also ...
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How do I config postfix to use multiple google apps user accounts?

I have a postfix installation and have setup relaying through google apps, but when I send mail to postfix it relays it to google apps using the ONE account I have specified in the main.cf. Is there ...
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Working around Gmail mailing-list “feature.”

We're using Google Apps for our domain's e-mail via IMAP. Whenever mail is sent to a mailing list, copies of the original mail are not received in inboxes. According to Google, this is a "feature." ...
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Configure DNS to forward email to google

I'm trying to reconfigure a bind record on an Ubuntu 9.04 server so that email is redirected out to gmail My existing records look like this (not the real ip) ; MX Records @ IN MX 10 mail ; ...
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Hotmail and Gmail mark emails as spam [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to send emails and avoid them being classified as spam I have been developing a PHP application and one of the features in that application is the ability to send ...
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Postfix not forwarding to .forward address

I have a VPS with Postfix. E-mail is working - I can send messages to and from it, tested using mutt and my GMail account. However, I want to forward all mails send to my VPS to my GMail account so ...
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Google SMTP Error: 454 4.7.0 Too many login attempts, please try again later

I discovered that while it was possible to use Gmail/Google Apps as an SMTP server for scripted use, if too many emails were sent I started getting error messages: SMTP Error: 454 4.7.0 Too many ...
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smtp.gmail.com from bash gives “Error in certificate: Peer's certificate issuer is not recognized.”

I needed my script to email admin if there is a problem, and the company only uses Gmail. Following a few posts instructions I was able to set up mailx using a .mailrc file. there was first the error ...
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postfix to gmail error

I've set up a server with postfix for sending mails. However, when I try to send an email to a gmail account, I get the following errors: May 16 23:41:47 vps4195 postfix/smtp[15949]: certificate ...
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Sendmail to local domain ignoring MX records (part 2)

I have the exact problem, like in this post: http://serverfault.com/questions/25068/sendmail-to-local-domain-ignoring-mx-records I am also using email provider like GMail For Your Domain (which stores ...
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Digital signatures and encryption in GMail

I just wonder if there is a way to use SSL certificates or PGP keys for signing my email. At the moment I have to setup S/MIME in Outlook (or another thick client) to send signed messages via SMTP. ...
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DKIM not signing with alias addresses - not internal, not authenticated

I have postfix, dovecot, opendkim and postsrsd installed. I am trying to forward mail from alias@example.com to myemail@gmail.com, and have them signed with DKIM. I use postsrsd in order for the SPF ...
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Silently drop OUTGOING mails to us.er.n.a.me@gmail.com (more than 3 dots in username part)

With postfix-2.6.6-2.2.el6_1.x86_64 on CentOS 6.4 is there please a way to inspect OUTGOING mails and silently drop them (i.e. do not send them) if the recipient looks like us.er.n.a.me@gmail.com ...
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Why are emails sent from my applications being marked as spam?

I have 2 web apps running on the same server. The first is www.nimikri.com and the other is www.hourjar.com. Both apps share the same IP address (75.127.100.175). My server is through a shared ...
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Trouble with IIS SMTP relaying to Gmail

I appreciate that similar questions have been asked about how to setup SMTP relaying with IIS's virtual SMTP server. However I'm still completely stumped on this problem. Here's the setup: IIS 6.0 ...
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Is the sender's IP address shown in the transport header on messages sent through Gmail?

If someone sends an email from a gmail account, is it possible for me to trace the emailers IP address or does Google hide it?
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Why should a small business company have its in-house mail server?

I really don't get (because of my ignorance, of course) the advantage of having another service to update, check, mantain, backup and so on... When you have outstanding services like gmail where you ...
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all mails going to gmail SPAM (sendmail on centos) 127.0.0.1 problem?

UPDATE ON SPF CHECK http://www.openspf.org/Why: The SPF check gives me this: An SPF-enabled mail server rejected a message that claimed an envelope sender address of support@ourdomain.com. An ...
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Send email from local server, when email is really hosted by Gmail

I'm sure this has been asked before, but for the life of me I can't find a question that covers exactly what I'm asking. I've got a client who hosts their own domain. Godaddy's nameservers have all ...
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SMTP relay through GMail overrides “from:” address with “[me]@gmail.com”

I've been trying to figure out if this is a new "feature" or if there is an issue with my configuration. I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop with Postfix as MTA. My smtp (as opposed to smtpd) ...
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Easiest way to configure local SMTP server to relay through gmail on Windows?

We have gmail for our corporate email provider. I want to be able to send mail through smtp.gmail.com from ASP.NET. I have managed to do this just fine - and it has the benefit of all sent items ...
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Push email to a apache/php server

We've built a web service that needs to check constantly for email messages. Basically, an user sends us an email, and the server should make actions based on that email. We could use a crontab PHP ...
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Gmail flagging emails as spam despite SPF being enabled and working perfectly

I have a website where people can recommend contents to their friends using their email. The issue is that emails are being flagged as spam whereas if I do the same from my development machine things ...
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What is causing email sent from my Google Apps account to bounce?

I have started to get Delivery Status Notification (Failure) messages in response to emails sent from my Google Apps domain account (at offby1.net): Delivery to the following recipient failed ...
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Postfix: Can't receive external e-mails

I'm new to postfix. Sending e-mails works fine, but I can't receive external e-mails. I only have one server, so my domain name is equal the mail server name. By what I read, I don't need to configure ...
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Once mail hosting through Gmail is setup, is it easy to change web hosts?

I have a personal domain name, pointing to a simple cPanel-type shared hosting account. About six months ago, I decided that I wanted to use Google Gmail for hosting my domain name's email. In my ...
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Can you configure MS Exchange to support the gmail “+keyword” trick?

Gmail allows users to create custom email addresses on the fly by appending "+keyword" to their email address. So, "myaddy@gmail.com" and "myaddy+something@gmail.com" & ...
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Cannot establish XMPP server-to-server connection to gmail

My jabber-server fails to connect to gmail.com giving the error: outgoing s2s stream myserver.com.ua->bot.talk.google.com closed: undefined-condition (myserver.com.ua is a Google Apps Domain with Talk ...
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Gmail.com detect mail as spam, but the server is not on any BlackList

I have an issue with Google. (GMail to be exact) About 1 month ago, we had a security breach, and mail was relayed through our servers. we got listed in almost ALL Black-Lists :( we fixed the ...
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How to combine SES for sending emails and Gmail for reciving

Usually I use Google Apps for business to handle my domains email send/receive needs. Today I have setup SES for one of my domains to handle email sending needs. My problem is that my understanding ...