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Postfix (delivery temporarily suspended: conversation with mydomain.net [private/lmtp] timed out while receiving the initial server greeting)

I'm running Debian 7.1, Postfix version 2.9.6, Dovecot Version 2.1.7 To set it up I followed mostly this (without the spamass-clamav-greylist bit) I have also got setup smart host relaying via gmail ...
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Postfix sending and receiving in strange way.

I have an email server, running on CentOS 6.5, 32bit system, with Postfix and Dovecot running along all their dependencies. Let's assume my domain is www.anw.com I have created A record in this ...
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Postfix relay_domains configuration for outgoing mail

im pretty new to Postfix and email administration in general. I have installed postfix on my debian 7 server following this tutorial Now, I can receive emails and if I try to send them using ...
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Postfix - E-mails missing, no message in the log

I'm setting up a postfix + dovecot mail server for myself on a VPS. I plan to host a couple of domains with it and be able to manage the users via MySQL. It currently works as I would like to but it ...
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How do I get postfix to send and receive emails after server OS update?

I apologize in advance if this is a duplicate. As I've mentioned in other questions, I'm not a server guy by any means. Background information: I'm currently using an Ubuntu server which was updated ...
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force upstream smtp outbound through proxy

Upon inspection of emails sent outbound to external domains, the backend is revealed as being the true sender, rather than the proxy itself. When sending within the domain, from local user to another, ...
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mail issues. cent os6, postfix and php mail. many domains, one with google apps

I am running a private server with centos6. I am using postfix. My "main" domain is using google apps to deliver its messages. I have several other websites hosted on this server too. The problem is ...
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Postfix MySql Dovecot - SMTP Authentication Failure

Hello I have a Postfix setup with Dovecot and MySql. The server is running Debian Squeeze. The MySql server is a slave that has data pushed to it from a primary (postfix) mail server(running a ...
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Postfix + spamass-milter configuration: Do i need the -m option?

I have setup succcesfully Postfix 2.96 on Debian with opendkim and spamassasin-milter. Works fine but i have a question. Before I setup Postfix I have read many tutorials and there is one advice i do ...
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postfix: Creates bounce mails on mails which have auto-submitted set

Our Postfix creates "Undelivered Mail Returned to Sender", although the original has these headers set: Auto-Submitted: auto-replied Precedence: bulk Why does postfix create a non delivery report ...
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Migrating users and mailboxes from postfix / Maildir to Postfix with Mysql backend

So I've got 60 or so users on a hand rolled postfix installation on openbsd and I'd like to move their mailboxes to our new mail server running iRedMail (postfix, vmail/mysql back end) Does anyone ...
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How I can set the errors in spanish language on postfix server email?

I have a postfix servers in my network and very much users not read the english lenguage, and I want set the errors in spanish language. My version of postfix email servers is: mail_version = 2.9.6 ...
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Postfix: Bounce checking. Emails are piped to php but prevents emails from being sent and received properly [closed]

As I was working, I made a guide of what I was doing, for future use. I have been trying to get this to work for some time and I have gotten the emails to pass through the script. The problem all ...
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How to correct Postfix' 'Relay Access Denied'?

This morning, in order to correct a problem with a name mismatch in the security certificate, I followed the recommended steps from How to fix mail server SSL?, but now, when attempting to send an ...
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Create IMAP mailbox in linux server

I am using Postfix 2.10.2/Dovecot 2.2.5 on RHEL 5.9. I used to create normal virtual mailboxes. How can i create IMAP mailbox and use it and how to differentiate it from POP3 mailboxes ? I hope i am ...
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How do I simply forward email to an external address using Postfix aliases?

I don't want to deal with postfix virtual. I want to use aliases (/etc/aliases) Is there a way to do this?
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POSTFIX: how to determine how many connections are currently active

I'm running postfix on a mail server which is used by a couple hundered users. One user is getting "Connection Interrupted" errors in Outlook when attempting to send. I have not had reports of this ...
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Maintain email timestamp when transferring between email servers using an email client

I am running two different email servers using Postfix and Dovecot. Some of my users have accounts on both servers and sometimes transfer emails from one to the other through their email client. When ...
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Is there finer rate control for Postfix, e.g. 2/second?

I have managed to tune down postfix sending to one every second or one every five seconds. There's also an option to send only two or three concurrently. Is there any way to send two every second or ...
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postfix limit sending rate

hello i have this box centos 5.9 postfix 2.3.3 how i can configure postfix to send 1 message every second no matter what, i try this in main.cf with no success: default_destination_rate_delay = ...
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Postfix/Amavis email vanish without a trace after cleanup/scan

Have this weird problem after amavis was triggered, mail vanished after cleanup. Apr 11 15:45:28 smtp postfix/smtpd[19861]: DD66613C04A: client=SENDER.com[66.66.66.666] Apr 11 15:45:28 smtp ...
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smtpd_helo_restrictions = …, reject_unknown_helo_hostname occasionally rejects mail I care about, how to handle?

I have configured my postfix as follows: smtpd_helo_restrictions = permit_sasl_authenticated, permit_mynetworks, reject_unknown_helo_hostname This is working well because most spambots don't seem ...
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DKIM on postfix relay server

I have a postfix/amavis relay server, with the domain name mail.example.com. It will be a relay for dozens of VPS's, which will have domains like hostname.example.net. So i have actually two ...
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postfix permit_sasl_authenticated in smtpd_client_restrictions for submission on 587

First let me explain my setup. I'm using postfix 2.9.6 on Debian Wheezy. I do not allow AUTH on port 25, and force MUAs to use a submission service on port 587 instead. Debian comes with the following ...
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Multiple mail servers for a single domain [closed]

Running a "DNS scan" to make sure my DNS zones are setup "correctly" led to the suggestion by the tool to run more than one mail server for redundancy. It got me thinking about how one would implement ...
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postfix multiple recipients for the one address

I'm running postfix on centos and in my /etc/postfix/address I have email@domain.com username which works and now I want two people to be on that list now. I've tried email@domain.com username, ...
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Configure postfix to block PHP-sent mail() to certain recipients

I'm trying to prevent my CentOS 6.5 server from sending out emails to a certain list of recipients. (dont_contact_me@hotmail.com, dont_contact_me@gmail.com and so on). I've configured postfix like ...
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Efficient way to get Postfix talk to SpamAssassin

Traditional methods of doing this on SA wiki talk about shell scripts as content filters. Well that's an additional fork syscall on every email and the volume that will flow through the machine is ...
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How do the basic concepts of an OpenRC script using start-stop-daemon translate to systemd and its unit files? [closed]

An example OpenRC definition (from Gentoo) for a very simple service (pfix-srsd) is shown below. It uses start-stop-daemon to control the lifecycle of the daemon. Rather than executable scripts, ...
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Adding Reply-To header using Postfix if it does not exist in the mail headers

I would like to add a Postfix re-write rule to insert a Reply-To: header if there is not one already defined. This server is a web server with PHP and Perl scripts, we do not want the mail sent from ...
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Using DKIM in my server for multiple domains (websites)

As I couldn't find this exact tutorial in Stack, I share my findings with al of you. I always get things solved thanks to this comunity. Thanks! Original question: I've read the tutorial posted by ...
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Postfix setup to send to unknown users

Been try to find a similar setup like this but cannot find it or simply don't know exactly what to search for. Scenario: we just took over abc.com email operations, but there is still another server ...
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550-Verification failed when forwarding email to some servers

I have a Postfix installed and working with SPF check and SRS-rewriting. When it forwards email for an external address, sometimes its smtp denies relaying the mail with the message: Relay access ...
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SRS / Sender Rewriting when forwarding mail through postfix

Is there any way to perform SRS, or something similar using Postfix? When I get a mail from user@example.org, I forward it (via a catchall) to something@gmail.com, but GMail is checking SPF, and ...
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Forwarding mail to alias in Postfix [on hold]

Currently I have setup Slicehost as my relayhost for mail. Postfix is my MTA. This is how I have configured forwarding: virtual_alias_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/virtual my virtual file has: ...
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List of DNS Queries when webclient tries to connect to a smtp server [closed]

I am trying to understand the DNS queries which are being used by smtp servers and mail client. I am not sure about the webclient queries. Please correct me : SmtpServer trying to connect to another ...
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PAM won't authenticate with mysql (make_scrambled_password deprecated)

I have spent some time searching for this and it seems I'm the only one having problem with PAM not authenticating through mysql due to current updates so I thought I will post my problem here and if ...
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Conditionally rewriting From and Reply-To headers in Postfix

I've got a web app running on Amazon AWS and it's using Amazon SES to send emails. One of the things I really want this system to do is to be able to forward emails to certain addresses from anyone ...
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Permission denied in Postfix's smtp authentication

I am trying to install a SMTP server on my personal machine (ubuntu server). I've been reading up on a lot of documentation and decided to try my hand at Postfix using sasldb2 for authentication. The ...
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How to add identity in dkimproxy?

DKIM-Signature: v=1; a=rsa-sha1; c=relaxed; d=simpel-mailclient.com; h= from:to:subject:message-id:date; s=k1; bh=5eALQvUpOrW373J9iUFeZW p3Nag=; ...
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Relay Access Denied (State 13) Postfix + Dovecot + Mysql

So we have been scratching our heads for quite some time over this relay issue that has presented itself since we re-built our mail-server after a failed Webmin update. We are running Debian Karmic ...
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Does postfix try all MX records by default?

One technique for preventing spammers hosing your SMTP server is to set your lowest MX record to something fake. I'm having an issue with Postfix not being able to connect to the Meaningful Use ...
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Can Subject Alternative Name accommodate multiple virtual mail domains?

I am currently running a postfix server with self signed certificates serving one mail domain, mycompany.com, the mail server is mail.mycompany.com and so is the CN of the certificate. Now, I need to ...
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I can´t send emails server with Postfix in Debian [closed]

im trying to sent mail through php, in a Debian server with postfix, when i run the following script in the server, the code tells me that the email was sent successfully, This is my code: <?php ...
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How can I disable sending mail through postfix smtp with out auth

I just setup a mail server with postfix 2.6.6 and dovecot. I have the auth related config in main.cf like below: smtpd_tls_cert_file=/etc/httpd/ssl/mail.crt ...
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Postfix + Cpanel compatibility

I am working on a VPS that has cPanel installed and I wanted to install Postfix on it. However I find that cPanel seems to be quite tightly integrated with Exim. I have done a google search but have ...
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Can't make Dovecot communicate with Postfix using SASL (warning: SASL: Connect to private/auth failed: No such file or directory)

Solved. I will leave this as a reference to other people, as I have seen this error reported often enough on line. I had to change the path smtpd_sasl_path = private/auth in my ...
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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 ...
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“Warning: hostname localhost does not resolve to address ::1: No address associated with hostname” inside an openVZ/Debian container

I'm getting the mesage regulary inside mail.log from postfix. In special, but not only, at mails send received mailman. warning: hostname localhost does not resolve to address ::1: No address ...
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Replacement for qmail?

Actually, it's not that I need a replacement for qmail, I already found one: Postfix. I need a replacement for the rest of the email stack, that works well with Postfix. My current setup constists of ...