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Qmail says “PRNG not seeded” when sending mail to certain servers

We recently moved a web server running Fedora 2 and Plesk 8.2.1 to a virtual machine. Since then, qmail has been refusing to send messages to certain servers, complaining in the mail log that ...
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Qmail: relay only from selected servers based on rDNS

I'm looking for a way to disable Qmail relaying for everyone, but allow one certain group of hosts to do so. These hosts all use the same identifying rDNS entry. In Exchange 2003, Postfix, Exim and ...
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Qmail Installation CentosI386

I was trying to install qmailtoster in my centos server, i did all of the following not for once but repetitively as i got error and continued but i felt i need some help. i did follow all the steps ...
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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 & Open Relay on local domains

I have a dedicated server on 1&1 and I manage it with Plesk. The problem is that if I try to send a mail outside the server, I must to authenticate with the email and the password, but if I send ...
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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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Linux/Unix MTA with the smartest queue?

I am looking for an MTA that will allow me (a script, really) to proactively manage its send queue in response to status codes returned by the remote servers I am delivering to. Basically, for each ...
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Copying email with qmail and Plesk

I need to keep a copy of all outgoing and incoming email (for a single domain if possible) using qmail or Plesk. I can't recompile qmail, so qmailtap is out of the question, as is setting QUEUE_EXTRA ...
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How to make qmail to feed email into shell command?

I have some server running qmail, with many users/domains configured via plesk. I would like to get emails from specified address delivered to one of my users being feed to shell command, as addition ...
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Do you use postfix or qmail and why [closed]

I am setting up a server and I have the choice of installing qmail or postfix. Can someone help me make the right choice. Thing I like to see covered are: - Performance - Ease of setup - ...
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How restore qmail backup files

We are using qmail as our mail application on a linux server. A few weeks ago our server crashed and we had everything installed from scratch and our users started to send & receive email again. ...
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How restore back up email files in qmail

I have problem with restoring some old backup mail files in a mail server that uses qmail. The problem is, when I copy a new email file to the /cur directory, the number of emails in front of inbox ...
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Stop Qmail from sending an email to log

Every email we send is causing qmail to send an email to log@servername.domain.com How do I disable this? Thank you, Chance EDIT: I created /var/qmail/alias/.qmail-log containing |exit 0 Hope ...
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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 might I stop BACKSCATTER using Qmail?

New to ServerFault , please pardon if my details are too much Linux box acting as Virtual Host for domain hosting. Runs CentOs. Runs Parallels Plesk 9.x Regardless of the following, the SPAM ...
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Two smtproutes for one domain in qmail

We currently have a qmail set up as an email gateway for incoming mail, and from there it is routed to a different internal mail server based on smtproutes. Is there a way that we can have one domain ...
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Forward incoming mail to two servers

We have several domains with MX records pointing at a gateway running Qmail that we have at the edge of the network, which in turn forwards it to one of several internal mail servers based on ...
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Qmail Spam I think someone is injecting mail or gained access to a pop account

I don't know how to detect if qmail has been hijacked I looked and saw a bunch of Dec 23 14:10:57 qmail: 1261606257.101924 starting delivery 36: msg 8423008 to remote ysacy2966@prima.net.ar Dec 23 ...
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How to identify how our qmail queue is so big and how to deal with it

Some how our server is being over run by outgoing emails, which we think are spam. We normally use plesk to administer it but it is currently crashing. If we do a ps aux | grep 'qmail' We get ...
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Replacement for qmail?

Actually, it's not that I need a replacement for qmail, I already found one: Postfix. I need a replacement for the rest of the email stack, that works well with Postfix. My current setup constists of ...
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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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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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Qmail does not forward mail to a specific domain

I have a dedicated hosting account with GoDaddy.com. I've pointed my domain's email to work with Google apps. The server has qmail running and it forwards email to all domains just fine except for ...
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Qmail & SPF - deciphering the log files

Can someone help me decipher whats going on in these log files? I've added my own comments there, but as I'm not experienced mail admin I could do with an experienced eye ;) The bit which gets me is ...
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Qmail/Plesk email help

Hay Guys. I'm using plesk with Qmail as an outgoing server. I've never used my plesk setup before to send emails. I usually use my ISP. I'm having a little trouble settng this up. I've created a ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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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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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Emails returned by hotmail

Some emails I send (from php) are returned by hotmail with this message: <xxxxxxx@hotmail.com>: User and password not set, continuing without authentication. 65.55.92.136 does not like ...
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QMail: How do I track the activity for a certain email address

I'm rather new to dealing with qmail and Linux, so please be patient with me. I have an issue with a specific email address owner complaining that incoming emails are being received slowly and ...
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Delete qmail doublebounce solution

I use vpopmail and qmail on a Gentoo. I have the domain "toto.com" (exemple) and need to delete the double bounces which are 99,99999% SPAMs. (I do not want to delete the "simple" bounces). I can do ...
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Files in /var/qmail/alias/.maildir/new/

I run a Gentoo (LAMP server) with a qmail. I see that the folder /var/qmail/alias/.maildir/new/ contains 100'000s of files. Do you know how I can have them purged automatically? Thanks for your ...
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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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QMail unable to send email to gmail.com or any address outside the network

I installed qmail and I am able to send and receive emails when i add the address within the network in the /var/qmail/control/smtproutes file. Say I create a virtual domain in my windows machine ...
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Reverse DNS Question and Qmail

I've setup a mail.example.com, pointed it my server IP. I've also got my provider to setup a Reverse DNS to my server ip to the domain name I setup. AFAIK, what I need now is mail being sent from my ...
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How can I configure qmail to send using a different IP per domain?

I would like to configure qmail to send email for certain domains using specific IPs for the outbound traffic. All other domains could continue to use the system's primary IP as usual. Is this ...
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Set up a forwarding mailbox in qmail?

setting up a simple mailserver to forward all messages sent to one address to gmail. So far I have a file /var/qmail/mailnames/myserver.com/username/.qmail with a single line: ...
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Linux mail server just for forwarding mail

We are building a service of which one part will be forwarding mail; so there will be lots of user@domain.com "accounts" but these will only be forwarded - we will not have any actual mailboxes or ...
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Qmail Logs - POP3/IMAP Account Access Logs?

I would like to find a way to map account access to ip addresses. The situation is that I believe there are multiple sources accessing the same account via pop3. I want to see the ip addresses that ...
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Qmail Toaster and Squirrelmail SSL config location

I've been racking my brain and Google to try and find where the location of the SSL config is located for my Qmail / Squirrelmail install. I've installed SSL certs for Apache before, where I specify ...
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Domain-Wide Autoresponder In Qmail

I need to set-up an autoresponder domain-wide. I can not use .qmail-default because many of the accounts already have forwards in place. I am trying to determine if there might be a way to do this ...