Free and open source mail transfer agent (MTA) that routes and delivers email. When asking about postfix problem, please include the relevant maillog lines and output of the following command: "postconf -n" (content of main.cf) and/or "postconf -M" (content of master.cf)

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Outbound port 25 connections timing out all of a sudden: Centos 6.6 & postfix; hacked?

I have been running a Centos email/web server for years, with a Linode Xen server the last 4 years with almost no trouble. Since sometime yesterday I have not been able to connect to outbound email ...
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CentOS6.6 + Postfixadmin 2.3rc5 + PHP5.3, upgrade to PHP5.4

We're running PHP5.3.8 on a CentOS6.6 mailserver with Postfixadmin 2.3rc5. The client only wanted a mailserver at first, but then wanted to move some other sites to this server. Some of the sites need ...
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postfix what is this, check_policy_service inet:127.0.0.1

When I got a 451 4.3.5 Server configuration problem, I was informed to delete these settings from postfix configuration: check_policy_service inet:127.0.0.1:7777, check_policy_service ...
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launchd process load order is always wrong

I decided one day last week to move my personal server over from OS X Mavericks to Yosemite. I'm doing it in a virtual machine rather than on the hardware itself because during this process I wanted ...
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Blocking banned mail attachments in zip

I have a Zimbra server setup and am having trouble with emails that contains .exe files within .zip attachments. All .exe attachments are blocked but they are getting through when they are zipped. Is ...
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How to stop a loop I have introduced in a transitional postfix-spamassassin-dovecot setup

I am at the early stages of the steep email handling learning curve, gentleness appreciated :-). I have a setup with postfix and dovecot. I am trying to migrate my email server (domain example.com) ...
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Rename “MAILER-DAEMON@” from postfix/dovecot [on hold]

Have some method of change MAILER-DAEMON@example.com to postmaster@example.com or at least mailer-daemon@example.com in Postfix/Dovecot? I sought some forms in the Postfix configuration, including ...
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What is the best way to harden a postfix null client on an exploited php webserver?

We use postfix as a null client to send out mail from a php webserver via sendmail. We host our incoming mail servers elsewhere and use a SPF record to authorise the server to send emails from our ...
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What is a saslpasswd2 domain?

What does saslpasswd2 do, in particular, what is the domain option for: -u domain use domain for user domain (realm). UPDATE: Suppose, I: smtp login to smtp.mydomain.com, as ...
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What FQDN should I use for Postfix setup in Satellite Mode on Ubuntu VM on VirtualBox?

I am getting lost with trying to configure Postfix on a Ubuntu 14.04 VM running on VirtualBox. The VirtualBox has 2 NICs: 1)NAT and is Internet access through my computer running the VM and ...
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Limit php mail to local delivery only cPanel /WHM [on hold]

cPanel based hosting - I need to configure the servers so any php based email will only deliver to local email accounts. This is so things like contact forms will work but php mail can't be used to ...
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How to make Postfix skipping some recipient's hosts as unreachable?

I would be really happy to learn how to make Postfix to "remember" that certain host is unreachable at the moment, so it would be good if we didn't perform any new connection attempts to this host for ...
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Postfix completely ignores relayhost setting in main.cf

I am having trouble sending email to my relay host. All mail is being directly delivered. postconf -n: alias_database = hash:/etc/aliases alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases append_dot_mydomain = no biff ...
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Postfix virtual domains: how to send emails to local or not destination with the corresponding virtual domain of every virtual recipient?

I need help to configure a postfix in a server as recipient and sender for many virtual domains and sub-domains. I want every email sent from any local recipient of this server reaches its destination ...
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HTTP Error: Connection to server lost

We had a server that was running Postfix / Dovecot and Zarafa just fine, and the database (MySQL) crashed. So we after some thoughts we just decided that we drop that database and lose emails. Thus ...
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match local recipients in virtual_alias_maps

I want to redirect all local mail by specifying an address in virtual_alias_maps file. It is possible to match recipients with regexp, but it's too complex. They can be: no domain (root etc.) ...
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postfix not respecting aliases [on hold]

I have a small server that is suposed configured to use my gmail account to send emails about the readings the borad takes I can send emails all right but I have noticed something strange - I ...
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postfix logs show dodgy connections

I have regular connections from an IP that appears in OpenBL list and I would like to understand what it does. If it failed at authentication phase, I would get auth errors (and he would be banned by ...
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Explain user@domain format of postfix $virtual_mailbox_maps parameter value

I am trying to setup a mail server using this article. Basically using postfix & dovecot. I have a test setup which works, but I don't understand some (a lot) of stuff and am trying to rectify ...
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postfix alias maildir delivering to ~user/Maildir/ instead of ~user/Maildir/alias/

My environment: # cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.6 (Santiago) # rpm -q postfix postfix-2.6.6-6.el6_5.i686 # I switched home_mailbox from Mailbox to Maildir/: # ...
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Public SMPTS Relays [closed]

My ISP started blocking all traffic from and to port 25. Now I get a bunch of errors like this: Jun 23 09:45:01 nuts postfix/smtp[7937]: connect to ...
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gpg-mailgate removes content of e-mails

I have installed gpg-mailgate from this repository on my server as stated in the INSTALL file. It does seem to work, partially. As it would be expected, when sending an e-mail to an account on my ...
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Alter email body before send - postfix or sendmail [closed]

I'm looking for a solution where I can add html both before and after the body of email. Basic usage for this is to add stationery to outgoing emails autimatically based on address etc I've looked ...
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Another private/auth not found thread in postfix-dovecot combo

If I try to send mails through my relay I get: warning: SASL: Connect to private/auth_dovecot failed: No such file or directory fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms The auth part in main.cf: ...
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Postfix virtual_mailbox_maps mysql lookup on 2 different DBs

I'm trying to configure a postfix server to receive email for 2 different domains (no problem so far). But the users/mailboxes for both domains need to be looked up in 2 different tables on 2 ...
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Acces Denied when implementing policies in (postfix + policyd2)

I'm trying to use postfix + policyd2 to limit amount of outgoing emails. But when implementing policyd2 policies i get Access denied - no mater what i do i get denied. Postfix version 2.11.4 ...
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Postfix: 'Relay access denied' - all incoming mail is rejected

I am testing my PostFix setup by sending email from my gmail account to an account on a virtual domain. Postfix's response is invariably: NOQUEUE: reject: RCPT from ...
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Cpanel update 11.50.0 uninstalls postfix [closed]

I have been running postfix as my mta on a whm/cpanel config for several years without issue. Upon the latest cpanel update to 11.50.0 (build 12) postfix is being uninstalled in the background, ...
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Why are many mail servers using subdomains like mail.example.com?

I'm just setting up dovecat and postfix for the first time and wondering why so many companies are using subdomains for IMAP and SMTP like smtp.mail.example.com and imap.mail.example.com? What are ...
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Updated hostname of server but old hostname still appearing appearing in Postfix logs?

Been having some trouble with emails bouncing when being sent to certain addresses from our CentOS 6.4 Media Temple DV server. I am no expert but after checking the mail logs it appeared that they ...
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TLS for outgoing mail (following ISPmail) not working

I built my mailserver on a vserver after the ISPmail tutorial (https://workaround.org/ispmail/wheezy) (which is awesome). The only remaining problem is that it does not seem to use TLS with outgoing ...
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Postfix not receiving mail for virtual domain from outside (only locally)

I have postfix mail server running at mail.123.com (ip eg 1.1.1.1), then I have site books.com (ip eg 2.2.2.2) and it's DNS records like this: MX record as mail.123.com A record mail.books.com same ...
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Postfix forwarding all email regardless of restrictions

I'm trying to set up Postfix to relay mail only if it's coming from localhost, AND only if it's going to a certain domain. However, as soon as I've specified a relay server, everything (except local ...
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How to verify if my postfix uses really TLS to send outgoing mails?

I successfully installed Postfix on my VPS. I would like to send encrypted email. I installed all certificates and private keys and set my conf file: smtpd_tls_key_file = <path to my private ...
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Postfix behind a relay to handle incoming and outgoing mail with /etc/aliases

I'm trying to setup postfix on a Linux machine (Debian 8 with Postfix 2.11). But I have some troubles getting /etc/aliases to work correctly. The setup is as follows: A MS Exchange server is the ...
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Postfix+Dovecot: Fatal: No SASL authentication mechanisms [duplicate]

I didn't find any suitable answer anywhere on this web-site. I found ony answers for Cyrus or unsuitable answers. I'm configuring test mailserver, based on Postfix, Dovecot v.2.1.7, SASL and MySQL. ...
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Postfix setup for LAN only [closed]

I have Ubuntu on which I installed Postfix. Postfix packet is up and running. I'm trying to make a simple e-mail system to work between a few LAN computers. Basically, I need to have some outlook ...
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Mail marked as spam (Gmail/Hotmail): IP not on blacklist, DKIM Valid, SPF Valid and DMARC valid

I'm trying to send mail from my own domain (which is 15 days old now) but I'm having some troubles. Check the following mail body: Delivered-To: ------@gmail.com Received: by 10.25.89.200 with SMTP ...
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Mails not being received. status=deferred (lost connection with 127.0.0.1

I have a MiaB box with about 30 email boxes. This errror pops up in /var/log/mail.err but with no other information. WARNING! Error in process_request eval block: /usr/sbin/spampd: write error ...
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Postfix - Allow authenticated connections on encrypted connection only

I currently have Postfix setup to deliver mail to local users without authenticating (to receive incoming email from other SMTP servers for my local users), and with SASL so my users can authenticate ...
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Dovecot reports no SASL authentication mechanisms

On my way to setup a mail server with Postfix and Dovecot on Ubuntu, I can now send mails to other domains. However, I cannot receive from others. In the logs it reads Jun 14 09:34:35 ...
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postfix fatal: specify a password table via the `smtp_sasl_password_maps' configuration parameter

I'm using webmin and postfix to send emails, and I can't send emails, I checked the logs in the file: /var/log/maillog anf found the following error: fatal: specify a password table via the ...
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postfix not routing mail to remote hosts

I'm trying to setup postfix to be able to send/receive mail, I'm able to receive messages, but when I send to any other domain other than my domain name which is setup in postfix, I get the following ...
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Fail2Ban / IPTables does not block IPs

My server : Debian Wheezy 7.8, Postfix/Dovecot, Fail2Ban/IPTables I've postfix attacks : /var/log/mail.warn Jun 12 08:03:45 myserver postfix/smtpd[8325]: warning: ...
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Mailman not integrating with postfix properly

I installed postfix on my local machine and able to send mails to local users i.e. shivams in my case which is username of the account. Also i am able to send mail outside of my machine for ex. ...
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Postfix how to use policy service together with proxy filter

Using postfix 2.9 on debian I have configured before-queue proxy filter for scanning of spam and viruses smtpd_proxy_filter=127.0.0.1:27. I am using proxy filter and not content filter, so that I can ...
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postfix not relying mail from remote hosts

I have the following postfix configuration: smtpd_relay_restrictions = permit_mynetworks permit_sasl_authenticated myhostname = d*****.net alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases alias_database = ...
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Postfix: Set custom SMTP Banner based on address used to access server

The Postfix parameter smtpd_banner sets the text of a server's SMTP greeting banner. The default setting is: smtpd_banner = $myhostname ESMTP $mail_name My mail server has several unique IP ...
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Outbound emails not being signed with DKIM using Postfix on Centos

I have been using phpmailer for my emails and i had dkim working correctly with this. I have a key mail._domainkey.domain.com. I have validated my past emails with http://www.mail-tester.com/ and i ...
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What directory permissions does Postfix require to copy mail into a users maildir folder?

I have postfix setup and running. Everything seems good other than the directory permission errors. In the past i accidentally ran chown -R apache / which as you can imagine broke a crazy amount of ...