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How do I configured postfix and to use SES, and still be able to forward email from unverified external addresses?

We are using postfix for email group lists (eg "members@domain.com" will go to all members) from Amazon EC2 systems. For a variety of reasons (scalability and reliability) we would like to use SES ...
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Make Postfix search LDAP group members by UID instead of DN?

I'm creating an e-mail server with postfix (v2.7.1 on Debian 6.0) where users and groups are stored in an LDAP server. Users accounts works fine but I want to create e-mail aliases from group (any ...
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Prevent postfix appending search domain

I have postfix running on OpenBSD, and I'm having trouble with it appending a search domain when none is configured in either postfix or the local DNS server (dnsmasq). My domain has a wildcard CNAME ...
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Spamassassin not respecting my blacklist

I've tried putting my blacklist_from and whitelist_from lines in ~/.spamassassin/user_prefs and in /etc/spamassassin/local.cf, but they appear to be ignored. This is from postfix's master.cf: smtp ...
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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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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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Rewriting sender address based on the recipient

I'm trying to set up my postfix server to alter the sender address of outgoing e-mails for one specific recipient domain (example.com) -- otherwise I'd just configure smtp_generic_maps in main.cf and ...
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Postfix: How to configure Postfix with virtual Dovecot mailboxes?

I have configured a Postfix mail server for two domains: domain1.com and domain2.com. In my configuration domain1 has both virtual users with Maildirs and aliases to forward mail to local users (eg. ...
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Postfix on server with multiple IP addresses sends mails with wrong HELO in header

I have a VPS with multiple IP addresses: venet0:0 x.x.x.2 venet0:1 x.x.x.3 venet0:2 x.x.x.4 venet0:3 x.x.x.5 All IPs have A records m2.domain.com -> x.x.x.2 m3.domain.com -> x.x.x.3 ...
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Hotmail SMTP cache?

So this is an odd one ... Does Hotmail in anyway resolve and cache information for MX records or A records for individual email addresses? For Example: I setup a personal test bed mail server and ...
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Postfix not following MX, local delivery LDAP

Before explaining the problem, this is the setup: We run 5 servers, 2 in Montevideo [Uruguay], 3 in the US, on each server we have clients (domains, mail accounts, and obviously local logins) the LDAP ...
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Postfix + Saslauthd + Kerberos 5 + CentOS 7 not working

I've almost got saslauthd checking against Kerberos but seeing some last issues on CentOS 7. When postfix talks to saslauthd, it sends a lowercased domain and it's not corrected. I tried to fix things ...
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Postfix on Linux: easy way of masquerade_exceptions=<all system users>?

... well, the subject says it: in a NULLCLIENT configuration, we want to have all normal users to be masqueraded, but all system users should be exposed. The sysadmins get system user's mails from a ...
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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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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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Postfix performance and how to increase my throughput?

What I've read so far: Postfix Tunning Postfix Bottle Neck Analisys The Book of Postfix (chapter 22) I have similar specs to this guy but I'm only able to send about ~1300 emails/hour What I've ...
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Missing Client IP in postfix Received header

I just noticed my postfix setup has been having a problem for some time now. When receiving (some) mail from German freemail provider web.de, the following headers are found inside the mail postfix ...
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postfix opendkim DKIM-Signature and Domainkey-Signature

Running postfix on CentOS 6 as an edge relay for a while now, so all our outgoing mail is routed through one point with opendkim signing the mail. This works great. I was originally using ...
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Postfix + Amavisd-new as smtp-proxy (pre-queue) for inbound only, postqueue for outbound?

I am in the planning phase of building a mailserver with the following requirements relevant to my question: Use postfix, virtual users (two virtual domains) Must filter pre-queue to reject ...
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Google Apps MX for User Accounts, Custom Postfix for Sending only, same domain

I have a google apps business account which provides the use of gmail's mx servers. I would like to use this for users to send/receive email. However, I have a specific need to send bulk emails on a ...
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How to configure Postfix to use multiple IP aliases for sending out email?

Running Postfix on Linux. I know how to create IP aliases. I know how to create multiple smtp transports and bind them to various IPs: smtp_bind_address=X.Y.Z.Q I know how to assign a transport ...
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Postfix - SASLAuthentication Problems Cram-MD5 with StartTLS

Recently I configured my mail server which uses Postfix and Courier. Everything works except for the authentication when sending mail via my Postfix server(running on port 587) which has StartTLS ...
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Forward copy of mail to different domain

Is it possible in post-fix to forward an Mail send from particular user From: abc@example.com TO:anyuser@ourcompany.com should forward copy of email to other user at external domain ...
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postfix, dovecot, dovecot-sasl, ldap, and static UIDs for NFS-shared email storage

I'm trying to build a Ubuntu 12.04 mail server as such. Must: Auth against an existing Open-LDAP server. Storage in Maildirs on an existing NFS server, everything owned by 8:8 (mail:mail). Auth is ...
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Fetch all Mail from an IMAP server with Postfix to distribute on local IMAP server

The situation: The constellation: We have a managed, dedicated server from a professional provider. We currently have Tobit David.fx server in use within our local network which fetches all E-Mails ...
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Check Exchange Quota Usage from Postfix / Prevent Backscatter With Postfix+Exchange

we have some troubles with our Mailsystems at the moment. We have an postfix server, handling all incoming mails and forward them to the correct internal mailsystem. This works well with the most unix ...
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Postfix sasl relay host - weird behaviour

Previously I had a relayhost set in postfix to mailhost.zen.co.uk - I don't think it accepts SASL - only TLS. So I though I would try changing to a different relay host. However, the following log ...
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postfix/mail: where can I find configuration of SMTP server?

I'm working on an older, pre-configured Linux server (openSUSE 12.1) on which some programs send email via /usr/bin/mail: echo "text" | /usr/bin/mail -s "subject" -r recipient_email recipient_email ...
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Exchange with Postfix MX for technical accounts in same DOMAIN

I have organization configured with Exchange 2007 server with many technical accounts. I would like to migrate technical account to Postfix server with same domain At the moment my structure is: ...
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postfix with dovecot : fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms

I setup a mail server using postfix and dovecot . I used pro linux system administration book by James Turnbull, but I got following error when try to test mail server with swaks command. swaks -tls ...
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How to fix Postfix init script on Ubuntu 14 so it can stop the Postfix it started

I'm on Ubuntu 14 Installed via sudo apt-get install postfix service postfix start works fine and even does something useful But: $ service postfix restart * Stopping Postfix Mail Transport Agent ...
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Sympa suddenly changed the domain of all lists

we have on our server sympa with postfix installed. Everything was working fine for about 6 months. On our server were about 100 lists with the format listname@foobar.de Since yesterday the format of ...
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postfix always_BCC mail system configuration error

I'm trying to setup always_bcc to an archive account in order to copy all inbound and outbound mail into a mailbox that can be sucked up by a third-party cloud archive solution. Outbound, works fine, ...
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Postfix server rejecting sender address

I installed a mailserver (postfix / dovecot) on my Debian Wheezy system and cannot send mails. Since I just want to administer a mail server and don't have a domain yet, I'm working with the external ...
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Create Public/Shared Mailbox on OS X Server 10.9.5 with Dovecot 2.2.5

how can I create a Public/Shared Mailbox on OS X Server? This Mailbox should be available to all authenticated Users on my network and should be automatically subscribed into a folder "Public" in the ...
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emails are coming from localhost instead of php sendmail_from

I'm trying to understand what I'm missing here. I have following PHP script: <?php ini_set('sendmail_from','XXX@XXX.TLD'); mail('YYY@YYY.TLD',rand(),rand()); ?> ... and even though I set ...
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Collectd / Tail Plugin for Postfix shows Incorrect Numbers

I am using collectd 5.4.0 with CGP 0.4.1 on a freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. All default settings work as expected and charts are being generated. To track Mails being sent from the Server, in ...
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Diagnose SASL LOGIN authentication failure with postfix and sasldb

I am trying to configure a Postfix SMTP server on my personal machine (ubuntu server) using sasldb2. So far what I have set up works well with the test command: testsaslauthd (however it may be ...
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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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Change user for invocation of postfix transport script

I am trying to pipe emails received to a script for processing. I have a custom Postfix transport defined in master.cf, as per the following. transpire unix - n n - - ...
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Authentication problems with cyrus murder

I'm trying to use Cyrus Murder but I have an error which I fail to detect the cause. I have: 1 backend. 1 frontend that is also a mupdate. I have installed the Thunderbird 17.0.8 fronted to test. ...
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Change Posftix, from name

I'm setting up postfix to relay email through Gmail and have it working, but when an email is sent, the from name comes across as "root". I want to set it up so it comes across as "Test User". How ...
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postfix adding garbage characters in the mail

For my integration mail tests I am using Postfix as my SMTP server. My application is sending base64 encoded mail and when I receive it, looks like postfix is adding some random charters int the mail. ...
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Restrict email accounts that can send email

I want to restrict email accounts that can send emails - I've had an issue with a spambot sending emails from a malware script that was placed on my server (I'm trying to figure out where the ...
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opendkim public key not available

I'm having problems with my mail server sending or reciving mails from/to hotmail can anyone explain for newbies what all this errors on postfix log/gmail header/website dkim validator are telling me ...
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Dovecot logging out repeatedly , not able to send emails

I have a mail server with postfix ,dovecot , secure-tunnel and squirrel-mail on AWS. It was working without any issue until now and suddenly , i can't send mails i'm able to receive mails.Their is no ...
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Postfix Single domain on multiple servers

I was running sendmail with a single domain on multiple servers. In my senario, I have a MX server having 2000 users and 2 other server located geographically at other locations with 500 users. These ...
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Can't send emails to @live domain

I can't for the love of god make my server work with sending emails to a @live.com account (and probably the whole @live,@outlook domains). The server reports that messages have been send , on my ...
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Can't send emails to Hotmail and AOL addresses

I've configured Postfix on a Debian system and I can send emails to all types of email accounts exept to Hotmail and AOL. I presume the emails get killed by Hotmail's and AOL's spam filters. I receive ...
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Postfix: Different outgoing IPv6 for multiple domain setup

I am serving 3 domains on my linux VPS using Postfix MTA. I have 1 IPv4 and over 65k IPv6 adresses. Because you need correct reverse DNS to avoid the spam filters I want to force Postfix to use 3 ...