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Issue with sending mails from thunderbird via postfix

I run into problem where I cannot send mail via SMTP by using for example Thunderbird - but locally from machine, mail sending works perfectly fine. Mail server got configured also dovecot - that is ...
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What is the best way to setup redundant pop servers?

I am in charge of setting up our company email infrastructure and have a question on how to setup redundant pop/IMAP servers. I understand that I can setup failover for inbound email using MX records ...
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qmail to zimbra migration

I am not a mail server admin, however I've been given the task to migrate our company's current qmail server (running on Ubuntu 8.0) to a new Redhat Enterprise Linux server (RHEL 6.2). After doing ...
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Dovecot install: what does this error mean?

I have postfix and dovecot installed on CentOS 6 (linode) along with MySQL. The table and user is already set up, postfix installed fine, but dovecot gives me this error in the mail log: Warning: ...
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Archiving mails with postfix: how to filter mails?

i wanto to implement the following scenario: we use a postfix mailserver. to archive all old and new mails, i want to setup a second postfix on our fileserver and create a single mailbox "archive". ...
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Are separate dns records necessary for web and mail on a single server?

When setting up a web/mail server on a single server or VPS with one IP address almost every guide online follows the same structure for DNS: example.com. IN A 192.0.2.0 ...
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Good open source mailserver for linux [closed]

I'm looking for a good open source Linux mailserver for a small (internet) company. Which is still updated frequently. I'm developing the website with PHP and MySQL if that's important. Anybody any ...
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What's a good way of handing pop3 mail to an imap server?

I've got several POP3 accounts that need to be collected and handed to an IMAP server. This must be safe, so anything racey or non-atomic won't work. How should I do this?
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Local server outside: How to access url internal over router?

i have the following problem: i installed a new test-mailserver in our office today and did some port-forwarding on our router to the specific mailserver ports. everything works fine, except the ...
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Does adding new MX record go along with adding a new CNAME record?

If I add an MX record for a subdomain email address, do I also need to add a CNAME for that subdomain? For example I want email addresses like *@mysubdomain.mydomain.com to be handled by a different ...
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Specify a mailserver hostname and tlsv1 in monit

[Edit: I answered the first half of my issue, so I'll edit this to address the second half.] /etc/monit/monitrc looks like this: set mailserver smtp.server.net port 587 username ...
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How to exclude certain emails from AV scan?

I have a small email server set up with CentOS 5.7, Postfix, ClamAV and Amavis-new. Is it possible to tell ClamAv (or who is responsible) not to scan incoming emails with attached PDF files? Or at ...
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exim “temporarily rejected after DATA”

for two days now I always get the following message when receiving or trying to send mails in /exim4/mainlog 2011-12-09 15:05:41 1RZ153-00028W-AS DKIM: d=gmail.com s=gamma c=relaxed/relaxed ...
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A good Mail Server tutorial? [closed]

I recently got a VPS and is in the process of making it into a web server. I got everything setup but mail. I've been working on this mail server for a bit, but I haven't had much time to work on it. ...
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How to start dovecot?

I'm building a web server to host multiple websites. I got everything working except the mail server. I'm using linode to host my vps and I've been following their tutorials. FYI, I'm using Ubuntu ...
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Debian 6 home server [closed]

I need some help to get started. I've been trying and trying to get everything working for my home server. What I want is a guide to install all this: LAMP (and the additions to this like ...
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Changing qmail's outgoing IP

QMail uses the server's default IP as its outgoing IP. How do I change the IP to something else? I tried the instructions in the following links but they don't work in my case. ...
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Mediatemple: One dedicated virtual server, multiple mailservers

I want to set up multiple mail servers within one dedicated virtual server in Mediatemple. For example, my server's primary ip address is 203.156.0.xx. My server has another IP address 203.156.0.yy. ...
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Antivirus for a mail server to scan emails for virus

I have a requirement as follows "I have a site in which the end user is asked to upload a file which is directly sent to the client. Those files are not stored on my server. Now the issue is I don't ...
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Hide Email address?

I recently got a request from my boss, essentially he needs this: Clients will send email to a general@example.com, a. Dispatch emails from clients to agents according to some rule, like: Forward ...
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Mediatemple: Using another IP address as mail server

I have a mediatemple dv server and it has 3 IP addresses. Currently, it uses one of the IP addresses for the mail server. How do I use another IP address? Is it possible to use two of the IP addresses ...
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windows firewall on windows server 2008 + mail server

i configured and installed MDaemon in my web server (with iis and dns installed) for getting mail server too. web admin and web client are working perfect. my problem is about server firewall and ...
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how fix telnet at port 25 or 110 or 143 connection failed?

I installed third party application on my Windows 2008 server to turn it into a mail server (MDaemon)... I filled the info during its wizard very carefully without any changes in its options or ...
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Mailserver: Debian, Postfix, Dovecot

I'm trying to set up a Dovecot and Postfix mailserver. My wishes for the server: IMAPS SMTP (secure if is it an option?) Both IMAPS and SMTP must require an user from MySQL, same table. Mails are ...
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Redundant Mailservers

We recently had a harddisk failure on our mail server (debian/postfix/courier) so I'm researching a way to build redundancy. The first way I found was to setup multiple mx Records in the DNS Server ...
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What is the best way to setup a mail server in this day and age? [closed]

I am setting up a fresh brand new mail server and I want to get it whitelisted across all mail companies, aol, yahoo, hotmail, gmail, etc. There are options like mailgun.net which I would consider ...
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Forward Mails to Gmail

I have a postfix mailserver running. Mails sent from users to Gmail are showing up in Gmail, so it works in general. Same for all other freemail hosts I know. The problem is that some users have no ...
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Where can I find a complete tutorial on setting up a postfix mail server

I am trying to find a complete / solid guide on setting up a Postfix server on Ubuntu 11.04 Server. I want to install using MySQL so I need one that talks about setting up the DB. Everything I have ...
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Ubuntu 10.10: Email Server

Let's assume I know nothing about mailservers or Linux/Ubuntu. I want to set up a mail server that will easily allow me to add emails with different domains and connect with various email clients via ...
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Very simple incomng mail server

All I really need is a catch-all address, which receives the email and pipes it to a script on the server (will use a PHP script). Whats the simplest mail server which has small footprint and serves ...
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How to create a Mail Server?

I'm planning to introduce computers within my Dad's company. At present, the company does not use any computers. I have created a web application, but I have not created a mail server because I have ...
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iRedMail problem with amavis, clamav and freshclam

I have installed iRedMail on Centos and have problem with starting freshclam (after service freshclam start system says that freshclam is already started but service freshclam status says that ...
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Tutorial for installing and configuring a mailserver on CentOS [closed]

Anybody know of a good howto/tutorial/walkthrough on installing and configuring a mail server on CentOS using the commandline? I just got myself a fresh VPS. Last year I used a nice tutorial which ...
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Best MailServer for Windows 2008 and integration with ASP.Net

I want to have an email server for my windows 2008 system. The hard part is, that mailserver must have an API so I can create mailaccounts, send mails, read mails etc.etc (as e.g. hotmail.com so) from ...
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Mailserver vs. Mailgateway

What is the difference between a MailServer and a MailGateway?
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Force Dovecot not to log connect/disconnect messages

My /var/log/mail.log gets constantly flooded with Dovecot connect/disconnect messages like this: Mar 29 18:15:48 summit dovecot: IMAP(foo@bar.baz): Disconnected: Logged out bytes=63/2126 ...
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POP3 DNS configuration settings error

I made an email server and configured DNS. Now, I can send emails using both "localhost" and "smtp.mydomain.ext" but I cannot receive any emails back to my email server I using mail incoming host to ...
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Script encrypting Mails on Server [Maildir/GPG]

The idea is to encrypt [cronjob] all mails older than x days with a certain [per user] PGP Key. Mails are stored in Maildir format. Are you guys aware of an existing solution to this? Or maybe ...
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E-mail -sometimes- delivered, and sometimes Relay access denied

I want to host my own (postfix) mailserver for my domain "mydomain.com". For the unlikely event that my server is down, I would like to have gmail.com receive all mail and forward it to my domain. ...
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Postfix delivery notification to multiple local mailboxes

My question regards a postfix setup with virtual domains. The server should send mail with a sender address where the address is not hosted on the sending server. If an email could not be delivered ...
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QMAIL - Do not handle emails for my domain

How can I stop q-mail from handling my domain specific emails? For example, I have a blog installed on my server and it uses PHP to make use of the mail() function to send out emails. ...
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Sending email from IP as domain Ubuntu

I want to install a mail server on an Ubuntu server, however I don't want to hook any domains up to it. Is it possible to configure it as an IP address, so my email address will be: me@ipAddress ...
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James - mail server configuration help needed

I am trying to setup James mail server on a linux machine. The linux machine has public static ip address assigned. I installed James and added in the config.xml added the servername as mydomain.com. ...
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How to setup INCOMING ONLY mail server on Linux

Sorry if this is a very basic question (I couldn't find any tutorial on google so asking here). I want to setup an INCOMING ONLY mail server on Linux. (I have some websites, for which I wish to ...
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550 Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable or not local

Have set up a small website for a client however contact form submissions are not getting through to their email address. They have website hosted on one server and email on another although website ...
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tool to externally monitor mail server availability and alarm on loss of conectivity?

Are there any techniques or services that can help monitor our mail gateway is dead? we use nagios right now to manage other servers but when the mail server itself is down we dont get a notification. ...
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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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Limit the total number of emails per domain / per hour / per day

I have Windows 2008 Server with Mail Enable Free edition with plesk 9.5. What I want is to limit each domain with total number of emails per hour / per day to avoid spam. I know it's possible in Mail ...
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Hosting multiple email domains on single server

Is it practically possible to host multiple email domains on a single machine with single IP address? Considering that spam filters do RDNS and in that case one IP address may host only one domain to ...
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how to setup/run mailserver on windows server 2003

We are running web site, say ourdomain.com, over our own server(Win 2003 Server R2 Standard Edition). We would like to run our own mailserver so that our users have user@ourdomain.com mail address. ...