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How to Setup Ubuntu Mail Server with Google Apps?

I have a domain, let's call it foobar.com. All of the MX records for foobar.com point to Google's mail servers because I am using Google Apps for your domain to manage it. It's great because everyone ...
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Google Apps, AD and SSO

We're a small shop running Google Apps (Enterprise) for our email needs. Love it. Internally, we're using Windows AD (2003). No complaints there either. I'd like to get some method of SSO going ...
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How to use Google Apps as an OD/AD/LDAP Provider

I see tons of solutions for allowing Google Apps to use external AD and LDAP services for login. However, I already have a ton of users setup in Google Apps already, and I'm trying to go the other ...
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How to setup a SPF record to help fight SPAM

My little developer mind never really managed to understand how to do it, so maybe you can help me. I'm using Google Apps for Domains and MyDomain as DNS external service. Edit: Tough crowd, in ...
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Free Name Server services reliability? [closed]

I'm starting a small web design shop. We does not have much money so we would like to keep our costs as low as possible. All we need is a @ourcompany.com mail address and a few web pages to showcase ...
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How did spammer spoof emails with my google apps domain (it even has DKIM!)

I have been getting a lot of bounce-backs lately. I thought my google apps account has been compromised, but there is no activity on my apps account, and there is certainly no malicious user that I ...
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set Google Apps SPF record in Amazon AWS Route 53

I'm using the new AWS GUI for Route 53 to setup my domain records. However, the AWS console won't accept the recommended Google Apps SPF record, v=spf1 include:_spf.google.com ~all (found here). It ...
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Not receiving mails from some senders due to DNS config

I have noticed a peculiar behavior of my google apps domain. Most of the mails come through as you would expect, but over a period of time I have come to the conclusion that mails from certain senders ...
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Hotmail sending email to A record not MX records

I have my website hosted at one location, on a server that also accepts email, and I use Google Apps for mail as my email provider. I've had no problems in the last 18 months, and no reports of email ...
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Emergency Email Server

Preface Skip this if you just want the question, just some background We've been using Google Apps for Domains for years with out any (major) issues. But yesterday I removed an alias domain and ...
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What are the correct SPF records to allow both local and Google Apps delivery

We have recently moved our server stack to a new data farm, and some of our clients are experiencing issues with mail being sent from their GApps accounts. Before the server move we had no issues, but ...
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Google Apps Domain Level Shared Contacts?

My firm just switched to Google Apps Premiere addition 2 weeks ago and aside from the way Google handles shared contacts, things are going quite well. Previously, on our Exchange server we had ...
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Google Apps, SPF, softfail problem (validates with validation tools, but still softfails otherwise)

I guess this is probably a commonly asked and boring question but I'm really at a loss and I don't know what else to do. This might be a duplicate of other questions, but none of the solutions worked ...
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Get individual message size for all Exchange 2010 users

I need to make a report with a list of the largest messages on an Exchange 2010 server. I looked through the commands that I could use, and Get-MailboxStatistics isn't granular enough - I need to find ...
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Use Google Apps/Cloud Services as a Domain Controller Replacement

This is a Canonical Question about Cloud Services replacing Active Directory. Is it possible to use Google Apps or another Cloud Service as a replacement for a Windows Domain Controller ...
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What is your experience with Google Apps Premier edition?

I am heavily considering moving my company's messaging system (back-end) to the cloud. Namely to google apps. It is a lawyer company with around 30 employees. We have a Small Business Server 2003 and ...
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Postfix SMTP sends to localhost, ignores MX records set to Google Apps

I have the MX records for zaltin.com set to the Google Apps domains (aspmx.l.google.com etc.). If an email is sent to kerrick@zaltin.com from most places, it goes to my Google Apps account. However, ...
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Google Apps Transition - Free/Busy with Exchange 2010

Over the past few weeks I've been working to create a flawless Google Apps test pilot for our users despite Google's lack of official support for Exchange 2010 in all migration utilities. So far, I've ...
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How to format and where to put the SPF TXT record?

EDIT I think I more or less understand the syntax and, anyway, Google is giving, in the link below, the syntax needed. My question is really where to put that stuff. Should I quote every field? The ...
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Server and network setup for a small private school

I help a local private school with a lot of their tech needs. So far, it's been on the order of repairing/installing office computers and helping manage the office network. But now the administrator ...
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Suggestions for using Active Directory credentials (user name/password) with Google Apps?

I run a small college network with approximately 150 user accounts both in my Active Directory and in Google Apps. I'm looking to link AD with G-Apps. Currently my users are required to maintain ...
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Sendmail on Ubuntu trying to use Google Apps servers as a relay, by default?

I have a recently installed Ubuntu (natty) server, with a domain pointed to it. The mail for this domain is handled by Google Apps (via MX dns records pointing to Google's mail servers). Now, I've ...
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Google Apps email forwarding from non-existing email addresses

We're planning to move all our corporate email to Google Apps, but I couldn't find an answer for the following question anywhere. Hope anybody will help. Currently we have 10 real email addresses ...
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Moving mail server to google apps

I just recently moved one of my Mail server (Exim+dovecot) to google apps thinking it would be a good idea. I am interested to hear what the serverfault community think about it, and mostly weight the ...
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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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Google Apps BCC all Inbound and Outbound email

I am working with a company on a migration from a standard POP3 email provider over to Google Apps premier. The owner of the company currently receives copies of all INBOUND and OUTBOUND email into ...
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Using ADFS 2.0 for Google apps single sign on

Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 has been recently released, and it has passed interoperability tests for SAML 2.0. Does this mean that is can be used to authenticate users of ...
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Trouble with Google Apps Custom Domain SSL

I'm currently inside the 30-day free trial for Google Apps for business (billing set up, so will start non-free trial soon). I'm attempting to set up SSL for a custom domain for a Google App Engine ...
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How to Limit the Damage of Domain Spoofing

My e-mail account, for my privately run business which I'll call "VeryCoolCompany", is starting to receive bounce-backs for users who don't exist, like these: alan12ab1@verycoolcompany.com ...
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TXT record is forwarded because of CNAME

I want to verify my domain name with google apps, by using DNS verification. This involves making a TXT record with a generated value by google. However, I have a CNAME record for the "mydomain.com". ...
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Office 365 routing of internal domain messages

Our office uses both office 365 and Google apps. We were on Google apps first, and decided to give office 365 a try. Some folks liked it, some did not, and want to revert back to Google apps for mail. ...
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Self Signed Certificate - Active Directory - Make it trustable to all users

I use Google Apps For Business + SingleSignOn, that means all my users login trough an internal interface instead of though gmail.com. This SingleSignOn open source solution uses SAML protocol (i ...
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Google Apps config via DNS zone file

I have a problem with setting the DNS in order to use Google Apps on specific domains. I can easily set the DNS for domains that are controlled via some control panel (eg. GoDaddy) but I have problems ...
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automated emails from php using google apps?

I've got google apps setup, with the mx records working. Any emails to me@mydomain.com now go to my google apps, great. Now i want to use google apps for sending automated emails (ie lost password, ...
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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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SPF Setup - Sending from VPS and Google Apps

In follow up to my question here, how on earth do I setup a SPF record?!? I understand that I have to add a TXT record to my DNS entries but what to put in that TXT entry is what's confusing me... I ...
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Why do I see a heap corruption error from lsass.exe on domain controllers after installing Google Apps Password Sync?

We're moving to Google Apps and have just installed Google Apps Password Sync. We have yet to roll this out to users and are experiencing some problems. Occasionally after a user changes their ...
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Google Apps is routing mail unexpectedly

This has been going on for two days now and it's really bugging me. I've owned a domain name for a few years now. Let's call it example.com. I've had Google Apps free edition set up there for a few ...
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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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Migrating email from Cpanel to Google Apps

I'm busy moving web hosts at the moment, from a typical Cpanel installation to a cloud based service with a custom control panel. Rather than manage my clients emails on the new host I've decided to ...
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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 ...
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How to transition to Google Apps without losing e-mail

We're about to move a client from a "regular" Courier Mail Server at another provider's server to Google Apps with us. So at the same time, we're switching their DNS records to "point" to our web ...
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Bounce backs from web-generated e-mails are missing

We use Google Apps to host my company's mail. On our website, we send some e-mails on behalf of our users. In those e-mails we include lines like this: Return-Path: ...
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How can a set a Security Group's email address using PowerShell?

I need to create many groups with email addresses. I would prefer to use Security Groups to reduce the number of groups we have to maintain, otherwise we'd have an identical Distribution Group for ...
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OpenDirectory/LDAP Query Syntax to find all users in a Group for GADS

I would like to construct an LDAP query to find all users that are part of the "Google Apps Users" group (short name: googleappsusers) on my OS X 10.9 Server. When I run the following query in Google ...
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Change Envelope From to match From header in Postfix

I am using Postfix as a gateway for my domain and need it to change or rewrite the Envelope From address to match the From header. For example, the From: header is "joe@domainA.org" and the Envelope ...
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Google Apps and Server Essentials

Is there a way to integrate the login and account management of Google Apps and Microsoft Windows Server Essentials 2011, so that I only have to maintain one set of user data between the two products? ...
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Does transferring a domain transfers DNS records?

Does transferring a domain name automatically transfer all DNS records? I'm transferring to GoDaddy. I'm particularly concerned with the MX records and others which one creates for Google Apps Email ...
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BPOS, Google Apps, or my own Exchange server?

I know I'm walking into a religious war, but I'm hoping to get some advice from people who have actually managed their 50+ person company's transition to either Microsoft BPOS or Google apps. (Or ...
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Google Apps e-mail being rejected from some domains

I'm migrating e-mail for my domains to Google Apps' e-mail. Most everything seems to work except e-mail sent to any user at (at least) sonic.net is rejected with a message of the form (where ...