Popular MTA (Mail Transport Agent).

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
1k views

OTRS - configure smtp to add a custom sendgrid header?

I'd like to be able to configure OTRS ticket system to send email through sendgrid but I also want to add some configuration parameters through the X-SMTPAPI sendgrid header. There's no obvious ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

vqadmin “invalid language file” with google chrome

We have been running our qmail setup for awhile with no issues. One of our admins has moved to Google Chrome as his main browser and we have noticed something odd. No matter what, when he loads the ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

qmail-smtpd TCP file in CentOS with “Parallels Plesk”

Related to this questions answer: I have found the /var/qmail/users/cdb file on my installation, but can't find the qmail-smtpd/tcp file or the tcprules command to create or modify the cdb. I was ...
1
vote
3answers
634 views

setup qmail, but messages are in spam folder when i test with gmail

I've just setup djbdns and qmail on a debian lenny server. I test sending to my gmail account with qmail-inject, the mail gets there but is in the spam folder. How can I fix this?
1
vote
1answer
925 views

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). ...
1
vote
2answers
278 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
91 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
76 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
81 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
166 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
259 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
503 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
72 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
515 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
482 views

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. ...
1
vote
2answers
436 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
617 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
568 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
587 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
15k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
93 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
16 views

How to send a custom reject notification in Qmail (badmailfrom File)?

i´m using QMail and i want to reject various emailadresses (domains). I found the following way: Block Email Senders in QMail: /var/qmail/control/badmailfrom When i block a sender he will get the ...
1
vote
1answer
188 views

qmail sending mail failure to wrong customers

this is a bit strange, userA sends a email, userB gets it. User A gets a failure notice saying that the message could not be delivered to userA, userB, userC, userd, userE, ect the only recipient ...
1
vote
1answer
94 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
188 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
159 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
145 views

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. ...
1
vote
0answers
270 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
540 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
458 views

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: ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
586 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
308 views

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
0
votes
1answer
507 views

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.
0
votes
4answers
796 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
340 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
554 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
651 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Write dot-qmail recieved in to a file

I can sent qmail-received emails with .qmail to an other programm. This looks like this: |/path/to/my/script Easy! But now I need for debugging purposes just the content in a text file or similar? ...
0
votes
2answers
61 views

Does qmail-pop3s supports multiple SSL certificates?

Current setup: 1. I work for E-mail service provider company. 2. We have multiple mail servers on which we use qmail for mail delivery. 3. Each server is hosting multiple different domains for ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
99 views

System messages getting queued in postfix not qmail as expected, please help :)

I have just inherited a server and qmail is set up as the default mailserver. It is running however there is also a postfix mail server installed and all mails are being queued in it's mailqueue ...
0
votes
1answer
769 views

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 ...
0
votes
4answers
927 views

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 ...