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Local only email with qmail

I'm using CentOS with a "Parallels Plesk" installation, a default qmail configuration and want to restrict email traffic to my virtual domain (no incoming/outgoing mail from/to any external domain). ...
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Limit domains that PHP can send mail to

Is it possible to configure PHP to only send emails created using mail() to a specific list of whitelisted domains? E.g. An email to johndoe@domain1.com is sent because domain1.com is on the ...
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Install two MTAs on Gentoo

Im migrating my Qmail/Vpopmail Install to MySQL/Postfix and want to test Postfix on different Ports than the current qmail Installation and bit by bit merge the config and Database - is there any way ...
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limit size of error reply in qmail

We are using qmail as a mail server. If a user sends an email that cannnot be delivered he get's a message back from qmail with some details about this error. Hi. This is the qmail-send program at ...
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Plesk: Enable mail.domain.tld as Incoming/Outgoing Mail-Server

I'm not quite sure, if it is possible to change the default mail-server aliases for Incoming/Outgoing mail on Plesk 10.4 ? By default, Plesk Panel uses imap.domain.tld / pop.domain.tld and ...
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Plesk Qmail Queue Exploding From Possible Webform Attack

The qmail queue on my server (running Plesk on CentOS 5.2) balloons up to 120,000+ messages in the queue overnight. The messages in the queue are obviously spam. I've cleared them out over the last ...
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Migrating from qmail/courier to postfix/dovecot

I was wondering if it was at all possible to take mail messages from an old vpopmail Maildir and put them into a new dovecot Maildir without editing settings in the new installation (as the new system ...
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How to receive mail in Qmail?

I've a server that uses Qmail. It is installed by default and it is supposed to work. I've created a new domain and new user (vadddomain + vadduser) without problems, but when I send an email from ...
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Qmail SMTP Whitelist & SMTP Authentication?

How can I get qmail to work with both an smtp whitelist and smtp authentication? If my IP is whitelisted, SMTP authentication does not seem to work (error: "the server does not support SMTP password ...
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qmail bug, allows open relay to local addresses

Last login: Wed Jun 22 14:02:11 on ttys001 BASH$ telnet domain.com 25 Trying xxx.xx.xxx.xxx... Connected to domain.com. Escape character is '^]'. 220 hostname.com ESMTP helo 250 hostname.com mail ...
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Messages stuck in qmail queue forever

I have this problem with outgoing emails on one server. When the queue is clean, it sends emails pretty good, but in a few days, it happens that queue gets filled up with a few MAILER-DAEMON messages ...
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Monitor sent/received emails

I want to set up email monitoring on my server. CentOS 5, qmail, kloxo (on the odd chance someone knows a feature in there I don't know about) A specified user needs to be able to see all ...
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Plesk/qmail - Add original recipient to the mail header (required by Tobit David)

I have a server running Plesk 8 and qmail as the MTA. Now I switched one domain from multiple POP accounts to only one catchall because the mail app at the customers side (Tobit David) has the ...
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qmail questions - whitelisting and relays

My new server runs qmail, which I've never used before. There is no inbound mail on the server (all the clients have mail hosted elsewhere, but some systems on the server send mail. I'm about to move ...
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QMail Problem: Can't send email to one specific domain

I'm running qmail as part of a Plesk installation on a Debian server. Everything works fine apart from any emails sent to @nandos.co.uk. I get no error messages they just end up stuck in the queue ...
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How to debug spamassassin running via Plesk 8.4

I am helping someone with their Plesk (8.4) based Linux server, which runs qmail and spamassassin. Spam Filter is configured via the control panel and seems to be running on the server. The ...
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How can I disable drweb update notifications, and why can't ./Maildir be found?

Recently, I have started receiving the following failure notice from the qmail Mailer Daemon: Hi. This is the qmail-send program at domain I'm afraid I wasn't able to deliver your message to the ...
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Triggering a server action on a specific event

I would like to launch a specific command [1] on a mail server whenever a message is moved from one folder into another folder. For example, a Thunderbird user moves a message from folder A to Folder ...
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How to incrementally migrate email accounts from qmail server to exchange server

The scenario is I need to migrate mailboxes from a qmail server to exchange server. I can use imapsync for that. But the issue is after the DNS change (i.e when DNS changed from old qmail server to ...
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Qmail's preline command

Having trouble to use preline command with Qmail's mail filtering. When i use next syntax in .qmail-default file: | /var/qmail/bin/preline /usr/bin/maildrop /etc/mail/mailfilter ... I get ...
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Plesk 10 Qmail issue [duplicate]

I had problem with a spamming domain and I am asked to delete files in some folders in var/qmail/queue but I accidentally deleted whole folders. Now any domain can either get or send email, getting ...
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Not to pool more than X mails on queue

I am doing web hosting and my biggest problem is mass mailer clients. I made lot research about this but I don't know do I ask wrong question. We are setting a send limit but it cannot be a solution ...
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How do I use qmqtool to list emails from a specific envelope sender?

Occassionally a user's email password will become compromised and the spammer will flood the Qmail queue with 10,000+ emails sent through a specific user's account. I know how to use qmqtool to remove ...
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Disable local delivery ONLY for authenticated users in Qmail

We are moving some mailboxes and servers. I'm looking for a way to use remote delivery (with normal MX lookup) instead of local delivery ONLY for authenticated users, in Qmail. connection to port 25 ...
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Does qmail-ldap provide functionality equivalent to the qmail validrcptto patch?

We are using qmail with the validrcptto patch to route incoming mail to our Domino server. However, that requires us to maintain the validrcptto file with the list of all allowed email addresses. ...
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Qmail: 1st mail slow (1-2 sec), following mails increasingly slower (4-60 seconds)

My vServer is old (Plesk 8.6, openSUSE 10.3, Qmail). It will be replaced in a few months, but I need an solution until then. Since approx. two months sending emails gets slower. If you want to send ...
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qmail installation on ubuntu 10.04

I just tried to install qmail on my server running Ubuntu 10.04 I followed all the instructions but it seems that svscan /service is not running on my machine. How do I fix it? AFAIK, it should be ...
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Sending mail from different IP for each domain

I have on one server domain1.com domain2.com domain3.com on CentOS and Qmail. I want them to send email trough a second server that uses ip1, ip2, ip3. I can easy do this by editing this Qmail file: ...
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qmail smtpd uptime less then 1 sec

not sure what is going on here but my qmail install isnt working corretly everything is running except smtpd output from qmailctl stat /service/qmail-send: up (pid 2874) 608 seconds ...
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Recommendations needed on building an outbound relay spam filter

I've got a handful of Plesk machines of various versions and operating systems, each hosting mail as well as web sites. Anyone who has dealt with Plesk knows that it can be pain to keep locked down. ...
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Force SMTP authentication to use SSL/TLS with Plesk's Qmail SMTP server

I'm installing a Plesk machine and it seems Plesk doesn't really have a way of forcing users to use TLS/SSL for authentication. Therefore, I'm hacking it in: Included mod_tls settings in ...
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Mail domain hosted with someone else, can't send mail from server with www hosted domain

I have a site on one machine with the domain name www.example.com. The email domain is handled by someone else. When I try to send a mail from a php script on the website hosted by my machine to ...
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Which mail server do you prefer on linux [closed]

What mail server software do you prefer and why on e.g. Debian 5 (Lenny)? Exim Postfix Qmail Other
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How to migrate from qmail to postfix? [closed]

I am looking for a clear and detailed guide to do the migration on Linux but I could not find anything useful. So appreciate your hints.
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Lightest weight MTA to forward all mail to script

I need to forward *@domain.com to a script. I know the EXIM way and the PROCMAIL way. Is there a lighter way? Any experiences? Which one is the fastest if I JUST WANT it to delivery emails to ...
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smtp remote host responds “550 Sender verify failed”

A server I'm taking care of uses qmail for MTA. I can send and receive to almost every domain except one or two that give the following error, or something very similar: 550-Verification failed for ...
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Unix mail -s command hangs without send

I know the common command to send email from shell is: mail -s 'Some Subject' recipient@domain.com When I do this however, things just hang. No errors returned, no messages sent and seemingly ...
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Any dovecot gotchas I should be aware of? Any alternatives to dovecot mailserver apart from qmail?

we are currently thinking about running a medium size mail service. Currently, dovecot seems to be the a good fit and we are about to setup a small test environment to check out some integration ...
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Spammer using my server. How to stop him?

looks like a spammer got into my server. I am new to LAMP and don't know how to find where my vulnerability is, not sure if SMTP, scripts, or where. My server was working fine for over a year but now ...
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My system is sending spam, where to start fixing it?

One of my smaller webservers appears to be sending out spam. It is a Ubuntu 8.04 system with Plesk as a configutation interface and qmail as the mailserver. How to I go about identifying the ...
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Remote host said: 550 5.7.1 message content rejected

A sender from France is trying to send an email to us. Unfortunately his email is being rejected with the message below. I suspect there are some weird characters in the mail content but how can I ...
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Server compromised. Bounce message contains many email addresses message was not sent to

This is not a dupe. Please read and understand the issue before marking this as a duplicate question that has been answered already. Several customers are reporting bounce messages like the one ...
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How to re-create Qmail queue

Qmail has 500 00 messages in queue and I installed qmHandle to help sort out the spam in the queue. This process has taken a long time and alternative scripts like qmail-remove also take time. I want ...
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qmail to zimbra migration

I am not a mail server admin, however I've been given the task to migrate our company's current qmail server (running on Ubuntu 8.0) to a new Redhat Enterprise Linux server (RHEL 6.2). After doing ...
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Configure Plesk's mailserver to send mails only

I'm a bit dumbfounded by how to configure the plesk mailserver. I've read it uses qmail, but running qmail in the console gives me a command not found. sendmail on the other hand does seem to react, ...
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qmail not working

I recently installed qmail in one of my freebsd machines. But whenever I telnet to its port 25 from the same machine or from remote machine, i get instantly disconnected. Trying 127.0.0.1 Connected ...
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Is there any tool present in Linux to check the delivery status of any mail sent using Qmail

Is there any tool present in Linux to check the delivery status of any mail sent using Qmail or looking into the log file is the only option ? Warm Regards Supratik
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Plesk / Dr. Web: “The filter fails to pass object to the DrWEB daemon”

I've been trying to figure this one out all day long, so every comment would be highly appreciated! I have a Plesk webserver and installed Dr. Web (with a proper licence). Everything seems to be ...
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Which application/script on system sending emails?

How can I find out which application is sending emails? On the server I have qmail. I would like to check if there is some kind of script or application that sends emails (something like spam ...
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How to track issues sending mail to Yahoo with Qmail?

I've Qmail running under Plesk, here is the version: psa-qmail-rblsmtpd-0.70-cos5.build92090714.19 psa-qmail-1.03-cos5.build92090714.19 The problem is that there are many emails(about 100) to Yahoo ...