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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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Where are Plesk mail queues? Postfix queue? Spamassassin queue? Kaserpy queue?

I have problems with incoming email on my Plesk server, so I was looking for the email queues. Emails are stored in /var/qmail. However, there is no /var/qmail/queue. I think it’s using the Postfix ...
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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 ...
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Plesk qmail-smtpd: how to relay mail sent FROM a certain domain through a smarthost

Running Plesk with the default qmail-smtpd and would like to bounce mail sent from one large customer through a seprate smarthost. I did some searching and it seems you can only decide which mail to ...
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Unable to send mail through php script

I have setup a server with the following settings: CentOS release 6.3 (Final) Kernel \r on an \m Linux version 2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.x86_64 (mockbuild@c6b8.bsys.dev.centos.org) (gcc version 4.4.6 ...
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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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QMail - a lot of failure notice in queue on relay open only to localhost

I configured a qmail server to reject messages if the recipient isn't listed in rcpthosts and I'm using tcp-env with xinetd to allow local procs to send emails to anyone adding following line to ...
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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 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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Limit maximum number of destination addresses

One of my clients sends e-mails from time to time that are categorized as spam due to the large number of destination addresses used in the "To" field. The problem is that it does this very often ...
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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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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 does not forwards mail

I have server with Qmail on it, and problem I'm facing is that mail forwarding does not works. Using qmailadmin I added several email forwarding definitions. On ...
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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 do I use wildcards with qmhandle

I would like to use qmhandle to delete messages based on text in the middle of one of the selectors. For example: qmhandle -Sfailure* will remove all messages where the subject STARTS with ...
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qmail limit number of emails sent by user or domain per hour

I'm hosting a mail server for a couple different domains. Recently, the password of one of the users was guessed/hacked and the account was used to send out a couple hundred thousand messages before ...
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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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How to edit bad word filter in SpamAssassin?

How can I add several custom "bad" words into SpamAssassin, so emails that contains that words are marked as a spam? UPDATE one of the keys is to edit file /etc/mail/spamassassin, and to add badword ...
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Disable STARTTLS on Qmail for outgoing messages [closed]

I've a Plesk 10.5 server with QMAIL as MTA. We are facing issues when sending e-mail to certain domains and I would like to know if you guys know how to disable STARTTLS when sending e-mail through ...
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Qmail does not receive emails

I had this issue that I had to switch servers and I needed to have all the emails previously received to reside on the new server too. I was using kloxo on both servers. So I did a little research and ...
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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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TLS connect failed: error:140943FC:SSL routines:SSL3_READ_BYTES:sslv3 alert bad record mac while sending mail via Qmail

I'm trying to send e-mail to one of the biggest polish hosting companies and their servers are refusing to receive it with message: TLS connect failed: error:140943FC:SSL ...
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How do I turn up logging verbosity for qmail?

Is there a qmail equivalent to sendmail's define(`confLOG_LEVEL', `15')dnl ...and how would one figure out where it sent such logs to?
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Qmail troubles with suspicious relaylock mentioning “host-warez.info”

We've had email trouble for awhile. Today I talked directly with a client and went through an entire walkthrough setting up the same version of outlook. The client was still unable to send/receive ...
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Spammers sending out from an inactive domain

We have a shared hosting service running QMail and Plesk. One of our inactive clients was left active in the system by mistake, and spammers found their very weak passwords and sent out a massive ...
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Installing qmail on Linux CentOS 6 (switching from sendmail to qmail service)

I'm following Tom Clegg's guide on how to install qmail on Linux (the best I can anyhow) and in the section of his guide headlines 'Switching mail service from sendmail to qmail', I'm unfamiliar with ...
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“Mail” command hangs and maillogs shows error [closed]

i tried linux command on my CentOS 5.x: mail -s "mysubject" mymail@gmail.com minutes takes, it dont finish, i do Ctrl+C, it says "(Interrupt -- one more to kill letter)" i tried command: mail No ...
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how to manage qmail postmaster account, there are many emails occupied server storage

mail server setup is qmail + vpopmail I found that there are many emails under /home/vpopmail/domains/client.domain.com/postmaster/Maildir/cur/ I knew that postmaster is not a real account and it ...
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Does Qmail utilize any of Sendmail's own configuration files?

I am trying to run sendmail in tandem with qmail. Presently there is a symlink in the /usr/sbin/ directory pointing to the /var/qmail/sendmail binary. What do I have to change in the qmail ...
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Running both Sendmail and Qmail concurrently

I need to know how to install Sendmail to run on the same server as an existing Qmail install. I am installing OpenEMM which requires Sendmail on a Centos6 server running Qmail as part of the Plesk 11 ...
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deferral: Uh-oh:_.qmail_has_prog_delivery_but_has_x_bit_set._

When i watch my maillog file (tail -f /var/log/kloxo/maillog) it is full of messages of this type: deferral: Uh-oh:_.qmail_has_prog_delivery_but_has_x_bit_set._ Example: Oct 18 07:55:46 vps qmail: ...
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Setting up Sendmail on Plesk 11

I am installing OpenEMM on a Centos6 server running Plesk 11. Plesk 11 uses Qmail for a mail server, whereas OpenEMM requires Sendmail. How can I configure the system so that I can run both mail ...
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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 ...
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Qmail / Zend Mail - RFC 5322 compliant

My company is getting spammed by itself, or rather by it's Qmail, we've got a few automated processes sending out e-mails with Qmail and Zend Mail. I'm not a expert in either of these, (I know ...
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Qmail mail queue behaviour

hello I am on ubuntu linux distribution I am using qmail. I have some mails blocked in queue. how can I check why those are not forwarding correctly ? root@server:~# /var/qmail/bin/qmail-qread 18 ...
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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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simscan isn't taking comma, need workaround)

I'm using simscan-1.4.0 w/ --enable-regex. I have few regex in place that are working fine. I'm trying to add following regex \/\d{9,11} to my /var/qmail/control/simcontrol. my logs showing to me ...
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plesk qmail spamassassin scan outbound email

We have a dedicated server running Plesk 9.5.4 (yes I know that's old) with Qmail as the MTA and Spamassassin and Spamdyke installed. Spamdyke works a treat for blocking inbound mail based on rDNS ...
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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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configure Courier IMAP - multiple users and folder sync

I would like to configure the IMAP Settings of my Courier mail server do to the following things: 1) Allow concurrent connections from multiple clients by the same user. (For instance Computer, ...
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Email duplication ( centos, plesk, qmail, spamassassin )

I'm facing a problem ( not for the first time ) and i'm not been able to solve it. Well times to times some of my customers send large volumes of emails ( nesletters ) today my machine had 25.000 ...
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What's the best recipe for installing 'just' qmail on centos 6.3

I'm about to start a fresh install of qmail on Centos 6.3 I've used qmail for years as a standalone mail gateway, and have installed without a 'recipe' on Solaris for intel and last time I installed ...
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recover mails from qmail folder to readable emails (ie. thunderbird)

I have or rather had a VPS running on Viruozzo with Plesk Panel on top of it. Plesk Panel broke down beyond repair, taking qmail in its fall.. I can get to the folders with all the messages (maildir: ...
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How to add DKIM support for netqmail in Gentoo?

I want to add DKIM support for netqmail in Gentoo Linux. It looks like there are many ways to implement this but I didn't see good enough solution yet. Some solutions use wrapper for qmail-remote ...
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svscan error when installing qmail

I'm quite new to Linux and I'm running into an issue. Searched everywhere, without finding a solution. I tried to install qmail following these instructions. Before finishing and starting the ...
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Implement server-side (CentOS) measures to prevent hosted mailboxes sending bucket loads of spam

We have a number of hosted clients on one of our servers. One client in particular, which has four active mailboxes is repeatedly getting just one (and always the same one) mailbox infected so that ...
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qMail taking 30-60 Seconds to send a mail

The title say's it all, qMail is taking at least 30-60 seconds to fire off an email, that is if the client software doesn't time out first! I've tried Outlook, emClient, RoundCube Webmail and an ...
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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 in Plesk is suddenly unable to send any message [closed]

I have a weird problem on Plesk 8.6 (CentOS 5.7). After a server restart, no mail gets delivered thru qmail. Neither to the local mailboxes nor to external addresses. All mail gets accepted, and no ...