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Postfix: hostname being stripped due to subdomain

How do you prevent Postfix 2.6.6-2.2 from stripping the hostname off of a server that uses subdomains? FQDN: hostname.dev.example.com Here is what the delivered message contains: From: ...
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Postfix-processing incoming email based on subject and saving the email details in db and flag/tag the email in “courierimapkeywords/:list”

can we processing incoming email based on subject and save those matching email details in db and flag/tag the email in courierimapkeywords/:list for the keyword to be used in IMAP client. We need ...
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Postfix mail from outside not received

I am using Dovecot with Postfix and virtual user/mailboxes. Everything works fine accepting receiving mail from outside (other domains named as the mailserver) I am able to: - send mail from my mail ...
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POSTFIX auth can't get logged in

I try to setup my postfix smtp with sasl auth. It seems to be working when I check it with telnet on the local server. ouput: # telnet mail.domain.tld smtp Trying 37.34.52.199... Connected to ...
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Postfix using a variable to specify home_mailbox path

At my server I would like to change the mail path instead of using the default user home directory for e-mail. The new home_mailbox path is now eg. '/home/mail/username'.. Now I need to set this path ...
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Configure postfix to view catch-all address in mail header

I configured catchall for postfix as follows: # vim /etc/postfix/virtual @example.com test So if we send mail to xyzjsdv@example.com will get delivered to test@example.com. But the problem was it ...
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Dovecot and virtual users issue

Kindly find your help on the below, I am using Dovecot 2.2.5 with postfix 2.10.2 on RHEL 5.9.. I've a problem that I am using Virtual mailboxes, I need to set passwords for them. I always have an ...
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Dovecot cannot authenticate through IMAP

I want to setup a mail server with postfix + postgresql and dovecot. At the moment i can send emails to the mail server but i cannot connect to it with my mail client because it says that the password ...
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Postfix: can't send mail from remote client

I'm having issues sending mail from postfix. I believe my conf. is very standard, at the end it was put together from various guides. I'm trying to send mail from remote client (iOS Mail, and Mac OS X ...
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How to let Zimbra accept incoming mail only from some MXes and authenticated users?

I have a working Zimbra 8.0.6 OSE that is currently accepting mail from the outside to any of its locally defined domains and will also relay every mail from authenticated SMTP users. There are ...
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Postfix: mail delivered locally, but I wanted relayhost delivery

I work at example.net :-) and my team's server is named tardis.example.net . Any mail sent to us must first go through our company's internal relay hosts. Although the messages are delivered to our ...
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ISPConfig dovecot status=bounced (user unknown)

Before you point me to Google or serverfault search I want to tell you that I've searched a lot, did some "fixes". They didn't help. I have ISPConfig 3 installed on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server The server ...
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Ubuntu VPS - email and webserver

I have a VPS based on Ubuntu, it has installed whole LAMP, everything needed for a web server and it works perfectly, but I'm still not able to configure it as a mail server.... I have configured MX ...
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Setting up mail forwarding on Debian 7

Does any one know of any good guides/tutorials on setting up mail on Debian 7 so the system can send emails but doesn't accept mail locally? I've played with Postfix a little but I don't really know ...
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postfix smtp relay script

I have a Postfix server and using it with Outlook (POP/SMTP). I have different sender addresses for an account. Now I want to configure a relay for a specific sender address. For example I have ...
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Ubuntu server not using localhost IP for internal communication

I am using Ubuntu Server 13.04 on my mail system. I am just setting the Postfix and Amavis. In every config for communication I am using 127.0.0.1 as IP address to pass mails to amavis. When I look to ...
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Postfix sender_bcc directive only on emails sent from localhost

I have Ubuntu 12.04 server with Postfix 2.9.6 configured to relay emails from external authenticated users and local/web applications. Is it possible to configure sender_bcc so it matches only emails ...
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Postfix mysteriously stops running

My server has been experiencing this problem once every couple months: Application becomes unavailable to users Application log filled 100% disk space with an error message that it cannot connect to ...
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Postfix mail server taken over by spammers following update of environment despte countermeasures

Long configured, stable Postfix mail server on internal system with greylisting, a long list of restrictions and real-time black-listing, reachable through a gateway / firewall via forwarded port ...
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Postfix with no more space

My mails do not arrives anymore, my logs are full of warning: 545DDC0ECA: write queue file: No space left on device But it is a new server (several days), and disks are not full: rootfs ...
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Postfix / dovecot won't work

My configuration of dovecot - postfix - postfixadmin won't work. Since i'm pretty new to emails, i followed this tutorial My server is an Ubuntu 13.04 server. Email sending from localhost works as ...
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Postfix: don't bounce for remote rejects

I'm having a problem with sending bounces to spammers when a remote "trusted" smtp server rejects a mail. My server manages mail for company1.com that has a virtual alias support@company1.com that ...
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554 5.7.1 Relay access denied iredmail

I have the feeling the answer to this may be obvious but my head is pickled with this. setting up a mail thing on ubuntu 13.04 with postfix,iredmail,mysql and that. Getting this in the logs when I try ...
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Can't send emails using client with postfix (time out)

I've set up postfix on my VPS so that I can send/receive emails. Accessing emails through SquirrelMail works fine - I can both send and receive emails. However, using an email client (Thunderbird) I ...
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How to Isolate source of spam on Centos 6.3 Plesk 11 server

Been spammed and the header is showing: X-No-Relay not in my network X-No-Relay not in my network X-No-Relay not in my network X-No-Relay not in my network X-No-Relay not in my network Received ...
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Telnet to new SMTP server port 25 times out

I just got Postfix 2.9.6 up and running on a Debian 7 Wheezy server and I can send and receive mail to the outside world but I'm unable to login to the SMTP server. I've tried telnet, first by ...
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How to increase the speed from Interspire to postfix MTA?

Currently I'm getting a speed of 5 emails /sec from Interspire to postfix server. I tuned each and every parameter to the max level, even then didn't get any increase in speed. Here I'm pasting my ...
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Postfix can't write queue file

We had a problem with our mailserver lately: Setup: Server with Raid 1 running XenServer VM with Mailserver What happend? 1 disk failed Raid-Controller locked the disks so nothing could be ...
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Can't connect to Postfix/Dovecot with Airmail.app but I can with Mail.app (Connection refused?)

So I installed Postfix, Dovecot and MySQL as per this guide: https://library.linode.com/email/postfix/postfix2.9.6-dovecot2.0.19-mysql Uses encryption and only SSL and seems like a newbie way of ...
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Load balancing of recipients email adresses on Linux SMTP servers

Background information: We are a provider of web-hosting and email (among other services) and we need several load balanced SMTP servers to fix all our customers needs. The problem: Every once and a ...
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CentOS/Postfix cannot receive or send emails to external domains

I run CentOS 6 server on Windows Azure cloud. Plesk 11 installed. And the problem is that I cant use webmail service since it doesn't send or receive emails. Port 25 looks closed from MXTools Things ...
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Postfix ignoring SASL with dovecot -how to debug?

I recently upgraded my server (Ubuntu 12.03) and today I noticed that SMTP is not offering authentication anymore. My setup is using virtual mailboxes + MySQL. Telnet session: telnet ...
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Postfix blacklist not working

I am trying to blacklist some email addresses but I simply can't get postfix access to work. Can some point out what I might have don't incorrectly? Added smtpd_recipient_restrictions = ...
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Postfix (MySQL): Encrypted passwords does not work

Update: I've tried to insert the password in plain text in the DB. That works, and I'm now able to send mail as well. I tried setting up the whole thing (using the guide mentioned) again, but with the ...
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Postfix Plugins for Munin not working

I have a fresh munin (system monitor) installation on a FreeBSD 9.1 machine up and running fine. Now I wanted to include our Postfix server on the same machine in munin, so I tried to run the standard ...
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can Dovecot be used for relaying mail for user like a gateway?

I want to setup a gateway mailserver for relaying intranet users' incoming and outgoing email. I've setup postfix for relaying mail, but I dont know if dovecot can do this. e.g. Dovecot as gateway, ...
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Postfix - sender dependent configuration based on client IP instead of email address

Using Postfix, I want to setup the transport according to the sender IP. There is sender_dependent_default_transport_maps, which does it according to the sender email address (envelope MAIL FROM). ...
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Email host rewritten by sendmail/postfix

I have a Postfix mail server running, and I'm trying to understand why emails sent to myself@example.com are actually sent to myself@some-server.example.com instead. On the command line, I send a ...
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SMTP Authentication issue on a postfix/dovecot setup

I have just setup my debian mailserver using postfix, dovecot and SASL as explained in this excellent tutorial. I have used postfixadmin to setup a virtual list of aliases for sending user@domain.com ...
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Telnet to SMTP gets no 220 response unless user is specified

My server is setup to generate outgoing email only (no receiving), and is timing out when attempting to contact smtp.example.com Essentially the email is generated by a process on ...
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Possible spam emails from our server but not from our domains

I encountered something weird with my mail server. For about 3 days now I am noticing that my mail server sending emails that aren't included in my domains. There are from different IPs different mail ...
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prevent postfix from delivering mail to users on my box

I thought I had set up postfix to receive email to a catchall address at my domain and run a command as a certain user (on my box). This is not the case, because if I email 'brian@domain.com' and ...
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Postfix sendmail sets original recipient

I have a postfix + dovecot with a spamassassin doing some content filtering on the postfix side. The problem is that with a recent update the originally available sendmail binary was replaced with the ...
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Postfix 2.5.6 on Fedora 10

I have inherited a Fedora 10 machine running Postfix 2.5.6. Everything has been working well (all emails going out) up until about 3 weeks ago. I have been receiving complaints mail not getting ...
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Email server: lost connection while receiving initial server greeting (gmail only)

Past few days users are unable to send mail to gmail, by checking the logs I found the following error message "lost connection with gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com while receiving initial server greeting" ...
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how to connect to postfix using php pear mail smtp class

I have the following script: <?php include('Mail.php'); include('Mail/mime.php'); $recip = "me <me@yahoo.com>"; $strSubject = "test subject"; $strMessage = "test message"; $crlf = "\n"; ...
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Authentication issue with mail server

I followed the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PostfixCompleteVirtualMailSystemHowto to setup a smtp and imap server on my local network. But when i try to login with thunderbird ...
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Manually set Reply-To header in postfix

I have a legacy application that emails via php. 5% of the emails aren't going through. The solution is to route all email through a fancy verified mail server like Amazon's SES. I am having some ...
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Postfix / Dovecot and Email Retrieval

I have setup Postfix and Dovecot on an Ubuntu box following these instructions. I can see that email is being delivered to and accepted by the server, but the email is not available for retrieval via ...
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Postfix enable sending to any domain in the Internet with authentication but no SSL

When I try to send a mail by SMTP and Postfix I got a error "5.7.1 unable to relay". After lot of config changing it worked for me to send email to the same domain as server (to other accounts on ...