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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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How to block sending mail from domain in postfix?

How to block sending mail from domain? I tried main.cf smtpd_sender_access = hash:/etc/postfix/access access blabla.com REJECT But when i send mail from blabla.com to somedomain, it ...
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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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Error when restarting postfix

When I have restarting the postfix server I am facing the below error :: postfix-out/master[1714]: fatal: open lock file pid/master.pid: cannot create file exclusively: Permission denied I having a ...
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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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Error while installing Postfix 2.9 on Freebsd 8.2 (cyrus-sasl)

Trying to install postfix from ports and get this error: ===> Compressing manual pages for cyrus-sasl-2.1.26_2 ===> Running ldconfig /sbin/ldconfig -m /usr/local/lib ===> Registering ...
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My Postfix Server is not receiving mail from outside

I have set up a postfix server, it is sending mail but not receiving mail from yahoo, gmail etc. I tested telnet 25 from outside and the port 25 is open. I got Relay Access denied error in the ...
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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 feed to program as root

trying to get postfix to pipe stdin from an email into a script that needs to be run by root (yes I understand the security issues of doing this. no lectures, please). myalias: |/root/script/thing.rb ...
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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 ...
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allow each domain to have it's own mail server name

I have apache2 running a few virtual hosts. Each of my websites is working properly. I installed Postfix / Dovecot / MySQL and I can create the domains and users in it's database and everything works. ...
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libsasl2 change paths

I have been following the tutorial https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Postfix for installing Postfix on ubuntu. Im stuck at the Authenication section of the tutorial where you change paths to live in ...
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failed to use mutt to send mail to company mailbox

I'm using mutt&postfix on CentOS 6.2: mutt-1.5.20-2.20091214hg736b6a.el6_1.1.x86_64 postfix-2.6.6-2.2.el6_1.x86_64 When I try to send mail to my company mailbox, I receive an error: mutt -s ...
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DKIM signing having same public key

I have 20 servers hosted on orderbox DNS hosting,I have set up opendkim on all servers with signing by domain say "example.com" i.e d=example.com in DKIM header of all the server outbound mails. The ...
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cannot send email through php and postfix on VM running Ubunutu Lamp

Im running LAMP on Ubuntu 11.4. I've installed postfix and configured php.ini file. Im trying to send an email through php mail() function but it's not sending. When I check mail.log I get this error: ...
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Postfix masquerade local user

Is it possible to rewrite in postfix the local user that is sending email from the shell. I'm able to masquerade root@localhost to user@example.com using smtp_generic_maps without a problem. ...
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How to verify Swiftmailer credentials on Postfix

I'm using Swiftmailer with php to send emails over my Postfix server. It works fine. But also works without verifying the credentials specified on php. How can I verify in Postfix if those credentials ...
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Amavis and Spamassassin wont pass spam as spam with second domain

I'm currently setting up amavis and spamassassin with postfix. So far Spamasassin blocks and bounces Spam. if i set $final_spam_destiny to D_PASS the mail gets through, but the $sa_spam_subject_tag ...
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Rewriting to address on postfix local aliases

I was running into the common problem that mail for "root" on my system was having $mydomain appended, and because $mydomain is not in $mydestination, the mail was being sent to our central mail ...
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Forwarding mail to different mail system in Postfix

I have an e-mail server powered by Postfix. Aside from traditional e-mail accounts on my server, I want to maintain some accounts whose only role is to forward all incoming mail to differnet address ...
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Rewrite header when no dkim header for specific domains

I have been receiving a lot of mails that are "From" my domain. These mails have usually a different return path (spf passes), but have for example my email in the to and the from header. ...
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How do I configure Postfix to not accept messages for invalid recipients?

As with all mail servers, mine frequently receives spam for invalid recipient addresses. What configuration values will force Postfix to immediately reject these messages? Furthermore, if Postfix is ...
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Postfix redirects info@domain.com to root Maildir?

Something weird... I'm able to create users without problems, except for 'info'. All mail sent to 'info@domain.com' gets redirected to /root/Maildir, instead of /home/info/Maildir (which never gets ...
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Postfix mail server - forward email on failed delivery

Just wondering if there was a way to setup in Postfix mail server a 'redirect' email address if any emails fail to deliver to any of the intended recipients?
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Unable to receive email to my own email server from outside

I am creating a mail server for my domain. I bought a domain from GoDaddy.com. Domain is crazywako.info. I have webserver on that machine too. It is running Ubuntu 12.04 with postfix, courier-imap, ...
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Postfix won't start at boot

I have a server with ubuntu 10.04 and i've installed postfix. It works but when the server is restarted it doesn't start automatically. I've tried with: update-rc.d postfix defaults But doesn't ...
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Mailserver 1 <--X--> Mailserver 2

First I try to explain my server environment. I have two virtual servers, the host server is Ubuntu. The mailserver is Debian Squeeze installed with this tutorial: ...
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postfix smtp server just send status0

I'm making a smtp server using postfix,now I can send mail successfully by sendmail command, but failed send mail via smtp,my test program always block at the readline(read reply of server via tcp) ...
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managing multiple instances in postfix

i have a CENT OS 5.5 64 bit mail server.I want my main postfix mta to relay mails sent or received to multiple postfix instances, the other postfix instances will perform the mail sending and ...
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Postfix load balancing in email relay traffic

How to we configure load balancing with postfix for email relay.
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Postfix smtp relay + original sender address

This is my setup: ArchLinux box Postfix, setup with smtp relay as described here / gmailrelay@gmail.com (example, not actual. read on) Dynamic DSL IP from my ISP DynDNS account / ddclient to refresh ...
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SMTP 550 5.1.1 error when sending email with postfix via amazon SES

I've been following this manual starting at page 26. First I've already made a tunnel with stunnel, and also I've already got conected via command line with amazon servers, then in my postfix main.cf ...