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opendkim fail | bad RSA signature | verification failed unprotected key

I have fully manageable VPS running Ubuntu 14.04 which hosts websites for several domains. Recently I have tried to add DKIM signatures to avoid spam filters. I've followed ubuntu-postfix-dkim ...
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Configure mailgun as relayhost on top of existing postfix server already using sasl

I might be barking at the wrong tree completely here, but I'll ask anyway. I've followed a tutorial to setup a Mailserver on ubuntu 14.04 with postfix, dovecot and mysql. Now I have setup mailgun to ...
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I need help trying to authenticate with AD from my linux machine

I am not experienced in this, so there might be some points that I am missing. Initially I tried to setup Cyrus Mail w/ SASL for AD authentication. After several tries, it failed to work. I switched ...
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Recipient address rejected: User unknown in virtual mailbox table

I have a dedicated linux server running Plesk 12.0.18. On this server, I have running 61 subscriptions, only 1 have this problem. When I want to send an e-mail using roundcube from 1 of my ...
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PAM vs /etc/shadow in Dovecot SASL configuration - Security differences?

I set up a server with Postfix SMTP auth through Dovecot SASL. However, it was not possible to get the PAM authentification working as standard out of the box. So more by chance, I changed it to ...
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Postfix filter incoming mail

Currently I have a Postfix setup on a CentOS machine. It has multiple virtual_alias_domains and virtual_alias_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/virtual. There are multiple entries in /etc/postfix/virtual like:...
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Properly Configure Postfix to be secure (SASL + TLS)

I've followed online tutorials online to setup my mail server with SASL and TLS, and amavis. It all seems to works - except i can send mails even if i don't authenticate first - which is not good. I ...
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Debian Postfix distribution list accessible only for few adresses

Actually I'm working with Postfix server and trying to implement distribution list with simple restrictions. My assumptions: I created alias: managers@mydomain.com -> manager1@mydomain.com, manager2@...
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Postfix STARTTSL works in LAN but not from external (centos 7)

if I connect in LAN on port 25 to my mailserver it offers STARTTLS telnet mailserver.com 25 Trying 192.168.0.x... Connected to mailserver.com Escape character is '^]'. 220 mailserver.com ESMTP ...
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Postfix: deleting emails with recipient not in virtual_alias_maps

I'm getting a lot of spam for recipients that don't exist on my domain. I'm forwarding email on this domain to various external addresses for my family by using virtual_alias_maps. To prevent these ...
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Limit allowed envelope senders for Postfix's sendmail

I have a Linux server with local accounts (they are used by PHP-FPM processes) that are using Postfix's sendmail binary to send e-mails. All e-mails are sent through local Postfix to a central ...
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Configure Postfix to route to specific IP based on the recipient MX record

I have Postfix running on a VPS with Ubuntu 12.04, the server has multiple IP addresses. I want to configure Postfix so that it will route mail to send via one of these IP's based on the MX record of ...
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Postfix relaying for multiple domains with Amazon SES

I'm a little confused about relaying with Postfix. I added this line to my /etc/postfix/transport mydomain34.com smtp:email-smtp.us-west-2.amazonaws.com I know this is wrong, but this is what I ...
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When does Postfix not perform lookups in virtual_alias_maps?

I'm having a real pickle of a problem: I have a Postfix 2.6.6 / CentOS 6 server that's set up to forward mail from specific aliases to specific destinations. This is done through a mysql ...
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Postfix mailbox_command + netcat + nodejs

I use Node.js script to process incoming emails and pipe them from Postfix via netcat in mailbox_command (namely: nc 127.0.0.1 3002). Node is listening on port 3002 and calls socket.destroy() once ...
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Mail Service requires reboot every few days

I'm kind of new to postfix so am hoping someone can point me up the obvious here I have a Postfix working as SMTP server and everything is fine for a few days. Then without warning or apparent reason ...
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Postfix - Mails being received but not written to disk anywhere

I am having my first attempt at setting up virtualhosts with postfix, and have run into an error. The logs show the mail is received, but it does not seem to being written to disk anywhere. This log ...
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CentOS mail bounced error dsn=5.1.0 status postfix issue

I'm running centOs on my server and i use postfix for sending emails but a while ago postfix has started bouncing every mail i try to send giving this error: Jun 9 12:06:49 IrideLamp1 postfix/pickup[...
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Postfix ignores my transport maps

I'm trying to pipe incoming email for helpdesk@example.org to a script called rt-mailgate, while sending the rest of my incoming emails (anything...@example.org) to Dovecot with ldap and spamassassin. ...
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Using an after queue policy daemon with postfix

I have this scenario: Postfix is configured with cluebringer (Policyd v2.1) and emails that are exceeding the quota are deffered. What I need to do is somehow use cluebringer in after-queue so it ...
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Sieve saved EICAR virus to Junk folder but also disregarded in the log

I have setup my own mail server by partially following the guide (series) here The sieve filter rule is: ... truncated ... # Trash messages with improperly formed message IDs if not header :regex "...
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Use postfix through a proxy. How should it be configured?

Postfix by default uses ports 25, 465 and 587. In my configuration, I enabled TLS encryption using the option smtpd_use_tls=yes in postfix's main.cf. This makes all smtp communications encrypted as ...
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Postfix relayhost not working

I have a simple goal: I am setting up a monitoring system and I want this monitoring system to send me emails when a problem with my servers occurs. I have Postfix installed. And I want to use mail, ...
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PHP Script sending spams and mail.add_x_header not working

I've got my server hacked lately by some Php64 malware. Since then, I have found a lot of PHP files in my /var/www sub-folders. I am trying to delete each of these or clearing the files when some ...
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Is there a way to configure postfix to bypass spam/RBL checks on a particular destination hostname or username?

I'm running Postfix on CentOS 7, a fairly generic implementation, but I do employ some RBL checking on incoming mail. I like using SORBS for example but I have a few clients who seem to have issues ...
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Not able to send mail of Hotmail with your own postfix

I purchased DigitalOcean VPS in that installing cwp.admin open source panel. Also all configuration completed like postfix,rDNS,DKIM,DMARC,SPF,DNS Settings,etc... My problem is not able to send mail ...
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How to block a users name from getting mail using postfix

I have a setup where I use /etc/aliases to define several email addresses for a user, e.g.: foo: user bar: user foo.bar: user However I want to block the users name (user@domain.com) from ...
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Postfix logs to remote log host

On my Ubuntu 14.04 server, I'm using Postfix as a front-end mailserver, and I would like to send all mail related info, including email addresses, to a remote host. In the file /etc/rsyslog.d/50-...
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Postfix send SPAM

I come a few days being listed in the Spamhaus CBL. CBL list reports that I have a virus on the network and that is sending emails as "localhost.localdomain". I do not know where to be coming this "...
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Problems whitelisting senders in Amavis-new

I've a CentOS6 server with Amavis 2.9.1 + Postfix 2.6.6 + clamav 0.99 that I use as mail relay (aka mail gateway), with network set as follow: eth0 (10.10.132.104) as external inteface eth1 (10.10.133....
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SSL_accept error with postfix oportunistic STARTTLS

I have configured postfix 2.6.6 on centos 6 as a mailrealy in front of an exchange 2010 server. Things work. Now I would like to add oportunistic encryption to incomming and outgoing mail. At least ...
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what's the difference between '/etc/aliases' and /etc/postfix/aliases'

In my system I've noticed that there are these two files, coming from different packages: /etc/aliases --> netcfg-11.5-27.1.noarch /etc/postfix/aliases --> postfix-2.11.6-19.1.x86_64 I've also ...
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postqueue: fatal: Cannot flush mail queue - mail system is down

Setting up a server, and I am having the damnest time getting postfix to send out an email! I have several emails in the queue, but when I force them I get this: postqueue: warning: unable to look ...
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Postfix with Dovecot Disconnects after STARTTLS on Port 25

I am having a lot of trouble setting up the Postfix to do STARTTLS. It seems that I could successfully send outgoing mail using Thunderbird. However, I can't seem to get the Postman SMTP for Wordpress ...
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postfix empty from when redirecting to return-path

We are sending mail from our server via postfix, and capturing bounces in an inbox via return-path. We're seeing an odd situation where sometimes the bounce rejection appears to happen directly during ...
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Postfix couldn't send mail on Ubuntu VPS server, network unreachable/connection timeout

I have a problem with postfix. When I am trying to send some mail from commandline, I get: Feb 14 12:44:35 some-server postfix/smtp[1022]: connect to gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com[2a00:1450:4010:c07::1a]...
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Troubleshooting: Integration of SSL certificate into Postfix

In order to use TLS on my Postfix server, I have used directly the nginx ssl files from my other server, which also uses the domain that I want to use with postfix. I have integrated the files in the ...
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Redundant procedure when using Postfix relay

I have a Postfix server with the following main.cf file (I'll show just the relevant info): smtp_sasl_auth_enable = yes smtp_sasl_password_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/sasl_passwd ...
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Webserver to send emails from Postfix

I have a problem with my web server sending out email from websites through postfix. I have server that is running Ubuntu 12.04.5 and using Apache webserver. I have installed virtualmin on the server ...
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How do I use SRS rewrite the From header on a forwarded email message

I have a serious problem here. I run a labor dispatch website, where users can register their cell phones (I send them an auth code via text, they enter it at the website, it's entirely opt-in). A job ...
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PostFix/Dovecot new installation on Centos6

I have installed Postfix and Dovecot on my server. It seems to be mostly working - I can send mail from my account to a remote account no problem. My problem is receiving it. When I send an email ...
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Alias with all users in mysql table for postfix/dovecot

I have a table with users for my mail server. This table for imap authenfication in dovecot: +-------------+------------------+-------------------+------------------+------+------+--------------------...
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How to detect SMTP AUTH attempts in Fail2Ban?

I have a Fail2Ban jail that monitors failed SASL authentications to my Postfix SMTP server. When this occurs, /var/log/mail.log contains these three lines: postfix/smtpd[32591]: connect from unknown[...
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Postfix responds with 450 4.7.1 even though names resolve properly

The following is happening for reasons I do not understand. Excerpt: from mail.log Dec 21 17:03:56 server postfix/smtpd[13014]: NOQUEUE: reject: RCPT from unknown[10.X.X.40]: 450 4.7.1 Client ...
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Postfix set EHLO name for virtual domains

I need to set EHLO name for my virtual domains. Postfix sending mail with EHLO as JV.localdomain where JV is my hostname my server ip is 62.210.xx.xx I am hosting 2 domains domain1.com and domain2....
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Postfix sending mails hundreds of times to e-mail address hosted on plus.net

I have a Postfix mail server handling mail relay for web sites. It's working perfectly and delivering hundreds of mails every day without issues. In the past few months, there have been 4 occurances ...
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Authnetication failure with postfix and sasl using sasldb

I'm really not sure what my issue is. I've checked several guides, and I am sure I have set this up correctly, including config fails, restarting the service, permissions etc. OS is Ubuntu Server. ...
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Postfix cannot start but dovecot is ok

My postfix service cannot start. Here is message: Job for postfix.service failed. See 'systemctl status postfix.service' and 'journalctl -xn' for details. And here is service status: postfix....
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postfix: lost connection after CONNECT/EHLO/unknown from unknown

seeing following error message while trying to send email via postfix on Centos 7 while I can receive and download messages not seeing any errors postfix/smtpd[24532]: connect from unknown[5.31.230....
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Postfix permit localhost use plain login

I have postfix 2.11 setup on Debian jessie with Dovecot SASL and I require encrypted login mechanism to send mail via smtp. For this purpose in the main.cf I've smtpd_tls_auth_only = yes option set. I'...