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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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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 ...
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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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Bulk creation of email account in QMail

Is there any command in QMail server that I can create bulk email accounts. OS : RedHat Linux Enterprises Email Server : QMail CP : Plesk 9
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How to append text to outgoing emails in qmail?

I would like to append automatic text to all outgoing emails from my Qmail server. Is it possible and with what tools/scripts/patches ? I would like to avoid patching Qmail and prefer to use some ...
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What is the best way to selectively delete messages from a Qmail queue?

We're trying to delete 80% or 90% of the emails from a ~200k message queue. Ideally, we would be able to select the messages using regex. I can see the messages in the queue folder, but just ...
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Proper imap folder structure

I want to build proper configuration for IMAP folder structure at my clients mailboxes so they can use Windows Mail or Live Mail without problems. Can anyone tell me right config or folder structure ...
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qmail is returning all mails as “handlers permanentfail”

i am sending emails through php and qmail with SPF record and domainkeys on. but all emails are returned as handlers permanentfail. what is the problem?
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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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What do these messages in the Qmail maillog indicate?

There seems to be an endless supply of messages in the Qmail maillog for a single address. Can anyone shed some light on why this might be and whether it is a problem? To me it looks like either ...
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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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qmail throws error “CNAME_­lookup_­failed_­temporarily”

I am using Qmail and when I am sending mails I am sometimes getting the bellow error in my log for a particular domain. Jun 22 05:20:47 221832-web1 qmail: 1308738047.397431 delivery 1040373: ...
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Server Memory Usage VERY high on new linux dedi box - How to find the issue?

I have recently aquired a dedicated server running CentOS and Plesk for my applications. These scripts were running on a 1.5GB ram VPS running CentOS and CPanel and worked very well. Now they are ...
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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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limit emails sent at once in qmail

I'm having an issue whereas my mail server is getting clogged with emails supposedly because qmail is trying to send too many messages at once. The emails are not spam. They are notifications sent ...
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Qmail - replacing multilog with splogger

I currently manage a qmail installation, set up on Centos using the qmailrocks guide (which seems to have vanished from the Internet now). So - daemontools, multilog, vpopmail, qmail. I've been asked ...
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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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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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MTA to MTA smtp authentication

How can i setup MTA to MTA smtp authentication. Scenario: I've an email server which is acting as both incoming/outgoing server with smtp authentication. I want to setup a separate smtp server which ...
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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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how to track down a spamming script?

My server sent 83,000 spam emails last night, I've been trying to track down the culprit, but I'm not sure how to find out exactly. in the logs the "from" address is always something like @#! the ...
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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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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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using port 2525 as the alternate mail port

I've been using port 2525 as an alternative mail port for quite some time now with few problems, however, it's always thrown a nagios alert from time to time that the service is unavailable, by the ...
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piping to two php scripts in qmail

I have a php script which gets the received emails with piping method. This is set in /var/qmail/mailnames/mydomain.com/.qmail-default as: |/path/to/my/script.php I want to pipe the received email ...
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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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Qmail: Sorry, no mailbox here by that name

I've added some email accounts with the help of Plesk. The strange thing is I can't receive any emails. The mail service is active. And sending mails works without any problems. The mailer-daemon ...
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How to swith email boxes from qmail to courrier?

sorry if I'm not precise enough, but I'm not an admin sys, but I will maybe need to transfer email account from qmail to courrier, isn it possible ? I don't even know if "courrier" is a really ...
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email queue qmail

Is there any way for me to check the mail queue on an ubuntu server using qmail without SSH access. If not are there any free email stats programs that would do a similar job that you can recommend. ...
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Backing up mail accounts without full access to mailserver

I'm in the process of migrating some stuff from a (crappy) hosting. Files were easy with SSH access, but mail is giving me some thoughts. This is the situation: qmail server, no ssh access I own ...
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I need to know when qmail is not running

Obviously I can't send myself an email to tell myself that qmail is not working... at least not using qmail. How would you inform yourself about the fact, that qmail is not running?
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QMAIL - Do not handle emails for my domain

How can I stop q-mail from handling my domain specific emails? For example, I have a blog installed on my server and it uses PHP to make use of the mail() function to send out emails. ...
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How can I configure qmail to automatically BCC a copy of all outgoing email?

I’m running an email server using qmail. I want to transparently add a BCC to each email that is sent through the server, for particular accounts. This would have the effect of saving every sent ...
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Softfail / Failure Notice on SMTP

i'm searching for an answer for about 24 hours now and I still can't find any really useful help... The problem appears as the following: I'm running a debian server with Plesk 9.5.3 and qmail. ...
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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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Qmail and setting up a mail forwarder

We have a set of servers that are isolated from our main network, they are an island from our corporate network. At the moment we have to get relay rules added each time we want to send mails from one ...
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Is someone using my mail?

I found a whole bunch of this in my maillog (after my site went down from excessive resource usage): Dec 3 05:24:23 mysite qmail-queue-handlers[24524]: from=anonymous@mysite.com Dec 3 05:24:23 ...
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qmail not recognizing user added by vadduser

-- Cross posting from stackoverflow -- I'm new to qmail and I'm responsible for figuring out how the current mailservers are setup. I needed to add a user for andrew@example.com. There was a perl ...
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how to know that whether qmail is being used as spam sending trojan or proxy

how to know that whether my qmail is being used as spam sending trojan or proxy in CBL Lookup Utility i get following message: IP Address is listed in the CBL. It appears to be infected with ...
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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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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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qmail received email's removed attachment recovery

I"m using qmail+vpopmail+spamassassin+simcontrol. I've received an email but the attachment has been removed. How can i recover that removed attachment and where can i search it. Any help please? in ...
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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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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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CNAME lookup failed temporarily. (#4.4.3)

A friend of mine just told me that he can't send mails to accounts on one of my servers via the SMTP server provided by his ISP. The error message in the bounce he gets reads: Hi. This is the ...
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QMail doesn't deliver HTML internal emails

I've been writing an application for the company I work for, and when sending a HTML formatted body to QMail it's sending out to external mailboxes fine but loses all formatting when sent internally. ...
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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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qmail responds 502 unimplemented on STARTTLS

I am trying to send mail with php using the PEAR Mail_queue package. It should be working, and it appeared to work twice, but for some reason I keep getting the following error response from qmail: ...
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Qmail Patching Makes me Nervous

We have a system running CentOS 5 with Plesk 8.6 and Qmail running. Our primary domain is hosted through Media Temple. When Plesk and Qmail are hosted on a single Dedicated Virtual server, it reads ...
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dkim signing is failing (according to spamassassin) and I need details to solve it

I am using qmail and libdkimtest to sign outgoing emails. The setup is almost exactly as per this tutorial (http://patchlog.com/security/qmail-and-dkim/). Emails I send out have a signature added, ...