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Sending cron output as a text file attachment

I sysadmin a multiplayer game at CentOS 6.5 Linux server for a customer. The customer has requested me to send the daily chat logs (to identify and ban agressive players) - as a text file ...
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Postfix stopped sending to the internet

I am quite new in server managing, and I have a vps with Centos 6.5 / Plesk 11.5. My problem is that after having two mail accounts hacked, and used to send spam mail, I now can't send to most parts ...
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Postfix config for backend webservers behind a load balancer [closed]

I've two web servers (ws1.example.com, ws2.example.com) with postfix installed locally as a mail rely (using mandrillapp), user access them via www.example.com, which is a load balancer On ws1, the ...
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RDNS_NONE from spam assasin result, when it should be positive

when trying to do a spam test on mail-tester.com, spam assassin is giving me RDNS_NONE result. Cant quite figure out why! result i get; -1.274 RDNS_NONE Delivered to internal network by a host ...
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1answer
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PTR records are not valid. but they should be!! - PTR quandary

I have a perplexing problem from my point of view. Not a mail server expert though so here goes; Using mail-tester.com, done a spam test for my mailserver and it's telling my PTR record is invalid, ...
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81 views

How can I configure myhostname to work with postfix and Ubuntu 14.04 on Azure VM

My hostname file reads as this. virtual-machine-set hostname -f virtual-machine-set /etc/hosts reads like this 127.0.0.1 localhost 191.xxx.xx.xx myazuredomain.cloudapp.net #The following ...
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1answer
135 views

CentOS send mail with external SMTP server and without local daemons

I've got a little old server with CentOS 6.5 on it. The hardware is old and crappy, but enough for what it has to do. Which consists of SSH (+SFTP), Apache, PHP and MySQL. Still, I'm trying to cut ...
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1answer
58 views

Crontab not working to send email [closed]

I have CentOs 6.5 running on a VPS Host. I installed crontab and email using the below commands yum install vixie-cron service start crond chkconfig crond --levels 235 on yum install sendmail ...
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1answer
71 views

Issue with receiving emails via Dovecot/Postfix

I'm trying to set up roundcube on my server which seems to be working fine. I have gone through all of the steps and it allows me to send outgoing emails perfectly fine (tested that with yahoo), ...
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Crond stopped sending e-mails for no apparent reason [duplicate]

I have a cron job that I want to run just once a day (executes a rake task), but while I'm testing it I have it set to run every 5 minutes. It was running perfectly fine this morning and sending me ...
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1answer
185 views

Turn off password expiration after user changes password (Linux)

One of my e-mail servers uses unix system accounts for user login. Because I didn't set up any complex password policies (our users, including management staff, don't like complicated passwords), one ...
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1answer
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How do I recieve incoming mail on an email address in Linux [closed]

Background: My department does a lot of communication using email to ask and answer questions. We have an internal StackOverflow type board set up but it's a headache for them to log in to the VPN and ...
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1answer
194 views

My server does not listen to port 25, even though iptables allows smtp traffic [closed]

My public server accepts traffic and relays them to other machines on the network with iptables PREROUTING rules. I recently added a mail server at 192.168.1.10 and made its iptables rules to accept ...
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3answers
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Same SMTP server, Microsoft Exchange reaches recipient but sendmail does not

I debated the question title for a while but I think this about explains the question. Feel free to edit it if someone has a better title. Environment: Microsoft Exchange 2010 and sendmail. Problem ...
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Catch-all email with specific exceptions on a domain [closed]

I want to set up catch-all email on a domain, but also retain the ability to except certain email accounts, such that, if an email is sent to an excepted account, it is bounced back with an "account ...
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1answer
115 views

Postfix + Mailq: Mailbox Full no bounce

I have a mail server and alot of clients. Some of my clients have many email accounts and dont use some of them. So, I have alot of mailboxes full, which receives dozens of emails every day. So, my ...
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1answer
129 views

Plesk 12 Linux Server Mail Spam Issue

I'm running multiple websites on my dedicated server, and for one website in particular where users signup and then must verify their email address, I'm getting reports from my client that a small ...
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96 views

Postfix, schedule batches of email to be sent

Is it possible to have postfix limit the amount of emails it sends at once and when there is larger than x email, send them out in timed batches (wait 5 minutes, send another 50, something like that)? ...
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1answer
318 views

Have Postfix bounce certain addresses with a custom message and forward all other messages to another server

We have a list of users who no longer have mailboxes in our Exchange environment. We want to have a very specific reply to these users with a possible custom variable. I thought Postfix would ...
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2answers
103 views

Postfix mail server acting as an open relay

I'm trying to get postfix to work with mail clients (thunderbird / outlook), but the only way I can achieve it at the moment is by turning the mail server into an open relay, which is very bad, ...
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1answer
100 views

Postfix multiple checks

I want to achieve the following with Postfix: Run all emails through a black list Allow any clients sending to a list of domains Allow some clients sending to any domain This is what I have: ...
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My server keeps sending emails to hostmaster@xxx.com

When I type mailq on my server, I get: BB523653A62 4025 Wed Jun 4 10:40:07 MAILER-DAEMON (delivery temporarily suspended: host p3smtpout.secureserver.net[208.109.80.54] refused to talk to me: ...
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131 views

How to find the source of outgoing SPAM emails on my Server [closed]

Hello this is my first time here. I do know a little about linux but I can't seem to find out the source of tons of SPAM emails being sent out on my server. Here is a small portion of the QMAIL ...
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SMESERVER: Mail not receiving, 550 v=spf1 a -all (suddenly appeared 5/21) [duplicate]

My situation is exactly the same - SMEserver 7.51 (yes I know I need to upgrade) been running for years and I get the same spf error message back just starting Wednesday afternoon(5/21). I also tried ...
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1answer
142 views

SMESERVER: Mail not receiving, 550 v=spf1 a -all

SMESERVER install has been working find for an age then this morning "The error that the other server returned was: 550 v=spf1 a -all", can anyone 'point' me in the right direction to resolving this ...
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3answers
103 views

Move mail server to a new server with no downtime

We have a server that currently acts as a web, database and mail server. We would like to move mail to its own dedicated server. So: The address for the mail server is mail.example.com. It has A ...
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1answer
427 views

“Postfix SMTP server: errors from *” repeated automatic response

I'm attempting to setup a mail server with Postfix and Dovecot. It's not really working all that well, but there's something more urgent I'd like to get fixed first. I sent a few test e-mail ...
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1answer
34 views

Postfix Relay Based on Recepient

What is the best practice when one has to implement this sort of ruleset in postfix? Email sent to a@example.com, b@example.com, etc ought to be relayed to smtp.a.example.com. Email sent to ...
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1answer
359 views

Postfix limit number of emails send in a month/Day

Is it possible to limit the users to send total email in a month/day. I am trying to enforced marketing users to send newsletter according to their assigned quota. Example 1. user1@example.com: can ...
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2answers
142 views

If I use postfix for mail relay, so is myhostname / mydestination important?

I use postfix to relay mail to 3rd party SMTP and never sent out email directly, and of course I never receive email. So If I set myhostname / mydestination to sth like fake.mydomain.com, which ...
2
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1answer
84 views

Disable mailing in cron globaly

The web is full of suggestions how to disable mailing in cron like asked here stop linux from emailing me cron errors?. Is there really no global config flag I can set to disable mailing in cron for ...
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1answer
136 views

I'm sending email via command line using linux accounts but it is adding @mail.hostname.com

mail -s "subject" $user I'm sending email via command line using linux accounts but it is adding @mail.hostname.com so the username becomes user@mail.hostname.com Is there are way that it just ...
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1answer
275 views

Configure Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for Sending Emails for/from Multiple Domains [duplicate]

I have a cloudserver running on rackspace with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS The server is a LAMP stack that runs multiple live websites. Most sites are wordpress while others are PHP with a few scripts that use ...
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171 views

Postfix: Filtering Outgoing Mail According to Sender Subnet

I need some specific LAN subnets to send e-mail to only my corporate domain such as printers or kiosks. How it could be possible via Postfix?
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1answer
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How to stop double-bounce FROM sender in postfix

I am getting huge amount of these in my mail log, and unable to find its originator. What could be the reason? Here is log entry: postfix/cleanup[9626]: 4413082E40: ...
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Redirect mail from system user account to real email account

First, I would like to thank you for your time. I've come to the following situation: I've got a mail server named mx1.domain.com This mail server is virtual hosting some domains mail accounts like ...
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2answers
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Postfix: Helo command rejected: Host not found

i have a Postfix 2.9.6 running on Ubuntu with the following configuration https://gist.github.com/anonymous/400fb4afa05e18c6da2b and i'm suffering the following issue where a valid client tries to ...
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OpenDKIM: no MTA name match (host=myhost.mydomain.com, MTA=myhost.mydomain.com)

i'm using OpenDKIM together with Postfix MTA and while DKIM solutions is working well but in /var/log/mail.log i can see opendkim is complaining about OpenDKIM: no MTA name match ...
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1answer
196 views

Postfix: Reject reject_unknown_recipient_domain and receive instant email notification

when an email is sent to a non existing domain or recipient, i would like the sender to receive an immediate email from mailer-daemon informing the recipient does not exists. Actually, what happens ...
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1answer
932 views

Weird CBL blacklisting (cutwail spambot ?!)

I have a weird problem and I wonder if anyone can help me as I really don't know what else to do. I'm administering a Linux server (Fedora 17), for a SMB company (~100 LAN computers). This server ...
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1answer
177 views

What do I need to be able to send mass SMTP email efficiently? [closed]

I am creating a web application that allows users to send broadcast emails to a list of subscribers. Essentially, it's a mass emailer and autoresponder, like AWeber or Constant Contact or MailChimp. ...
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How can I prevent Sendmail from cutting off SMTP error responses from a recipient MTA in maillog?

CentOS 5.x | SendMail 8.14 I've noticed that Sendmail will occasionally cut off SMTP error responses in logs. For example: Jan 10 05:55:55 foobox sendmail[20998]: s1CStsdli020998: ...
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1answer
395 views

How do you configure Dovecot and Roundcube to be webmail only? No external client connections for IMAP/SMTP/POP3

In a fully-working email server (setup with iRedmail in this case) with RoundCube for webmail, and Dovecot/Postfix/etc, how can you disable external client connections to IMAP/SMTP/POP3 and make the ...
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110 views

Mail Service requires reboot every few days

I'm kind of new to postfix so am hoping someone can point me up the obvious here I have a Postfix working as SMTP server and everything is fine for a few days. Then without warning or apparent reason ...
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1answer
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linux ssmtp error Cannot open smtp.gmail.com:587

I can not route may emails vie gmail.com. I use ssmtp facility. My config files in /etc/ssmtp are root:yyyyy@gmail.com:smtp.gmail.com:587 maciek:yyyyy@gmail.com:smtp.gmail.com:587 and ssmtp.conf: ...
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24 views

Can sendmail be configured to “auto-bcc” outbound messages for journaling purposes? [duplicate]

CentOS 5.x / SendMail 8.14 I'd like to configure SendMail to auto-bcc all outgoing mail to a specific recipient address for the purpose of journaling/archiving. Can this be done WITHOUT a milter ...
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1answer
74 views

PHP MAIL() dsn status

Is there a way to get the dsn status of an email set with postfix, with php mail function or any other library ? . I could parse the log for the id and dsn status, but that won't be quite good for the ...
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1answer
165 views

Need help reading maillog with a deleted account on it

I have a few general questions. I have Googled these to no avail, either that of tutorials or blogs. All have to do with the maillog. About the same time ever day our site bogs down. At this ...
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0answers
31 views

Mail server in the middle responsible for translating from one domain to another

The title is a little confusing. We have an internal mail server that can be used to send mail. This internal mail server is only accessible from within our firewall unless we use the mail server's ...
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1answer
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Figure out clients that have the wrong mail server

My company is currently in the process of migrating our mail servers from one machine to another. Now most of the clients are currently using the following POP server : mail.username.zyx Wich will ...