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How can I determine how many instances (DaemonChildren) of Sendmail were created at a specific historical point in time?

CentOS 5 / Sendmail 8.14 I'm researching an intermittent issue that may be caused by too many instances (DaemonChildren) of Sendmail getting created. Is this information documented in the logs ...
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Sendmail sending to the wrong email [duplicate]

I am using Sendmail to send emails. I am using SMTP via a PHP script (contact us page) on my server to send email. I configured the script to send the email to two different addresses: ...
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Move spam from dovecot public folders

I have set up Dovecot with public folders on a CentOS 6-server, with sendmail and spamassassin. I'm getting a lot of spam in both public folders and in the users inboxes. I want spamassassin / ...
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mails doesn't fire from php script - some issue with vps configuration

I am unable to fire any email from the php scripts on my vps server. I went to check in the logs and found this: Mar 26 05:53:30 corporatepixels sendmail[23772]: STARTTLS=client, ...
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Having Trouble Setting Up CentOS Email Server

I'm having some trouble setting up a mail server on CentOS, as of right now, nothing is getting sent at all and I'm not entirely sure why, I've tried a few guides, but none of them seem to explain ...
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SMTP server takes 30+ seconds to accept a message, how to make it faster?

One of our SMTP servers is slow accepting emails, here is the typical output (response time 30+ seconds) from a smtp client script: 2014-02-26 11:44:11 +0800 BEGIN 2014-02-26 11:44:11 +0800 LOGGED IN ...
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Send email through Gmail SMTP to avoid local delivery attempts?

Background We use Google Apps for email with our domain example.com: [ec2-user@example ~]$ dig MX example.com … ;; ANSWER SECTION: example.com. 300 IN MX 1 ...
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How can I prevent Sendmail from cutting off SMTP error responses from a recipient MTA in maillog?

CentOS 5.x | SendMail 8.14 I've noticed that Sendmail will occasionally cut off SMTP error responses in logs. For example: Jan 10 05:55:55 foobox sendmail[20998]: s1CStsdli020998: ...
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Sendmail server keeps relaying mail to wrong server

Email to my organization (mycompany.com) goes through 2 sendmail servers running on CentOs 5.6, mail01 and mail02. I've configured a new sendmail server, mail03, in a different site for DR purposes, ...
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Can't send php mail() [closed]

I just migrated to a new server and apparently I can't send a mail. I've "ipb board" installed there and every time I send a mail I get the following in error_log sh: -t: command not found ls -l ...
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Can sendmail be configured to “auto-bcc” outbound messages for journaling purposes? [duplicate]

CentOS 5.x / SendMail 8.14 I'd like to configure SendMail to auto-bcc all outgoing mail to a specific recipient address for the purpose of journaling/archiving. Can this be done WITHOUT a milter ...
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1answer
739 views

How to setup sendmail to actually send mails (!) [closed]

I'm configuring a mail server but sendmail doesn't let me send mails from remote devices or/and softwares. My config : CentOS 6.4, Sendmail 8.14.4. Here's the message I get when trying to send emails ...
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sendmail smart host not working on server

I am trying to set up mail relay on a server to use relay.jangosmtp.net. I have done this before on many other servers but have never had this issue. I updated my sendmail.mc with this: ...
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1answer
74 views

make php mail() send relevant domain name and not from default server hostname

I'm not the sharpest server administrator in the draw, so i hope this isn't too much of a stupid question. I'm looking to make php mail() send relevant domain name and not from default server ...
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Rebuilding deceased email server: moving to postfix?

We had to relocate our servers to a new facility recently. After the move our email server ( sendmail, RHEL ) is DOA. I have all the files on tape but this gives me the opportunity to move to postfix ...
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How to configure sendmail to only send to specified domains?

I have a local development server (centos) which I develop a number of websites on. Occasionally I need to test email sending scripts. I want to avoid the development server from sending emails to ...
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1answer
109 views

Using the same url for incoming (imap), and outgoing (smtp) mail [closed]

I have setup a postfix daemon and I am able to send emails to an account, and I am also able to login via a mail client and get those emails. But what I'm trying to do is use the same url, e.g: ...
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SendMail not working in CentOs 6.4

I am trying to send e-mails from my CentOS 6.4 but it does not work. My knowledge about servers is quite limited, so I hope someone can help me. Here is what I did: First i tried to send an email ...
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1answer
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Getting errors in sendmail log

I am using Amazon SES for sendmail in my Linux Centos. I am send 500 mails and this is what i get in sendmail log what does it mean Jul 22 19:09:15 server sendmail[1117]: rejecting connections on ...
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1answer
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My Sendmail is still using esmtp instead of aws email in Ec2 instance

I have followed all steps here: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/ses/latest/DeveloperGuide/scripts-mtas-sendmail.html This is my sendmail.mc: FEATURE(`mailertable')dnl MAILER_DEFINITIONS Maws-email, ...
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1answer
58 views

How soon after getting a 400-class SMTP error will SendMail try connecting to a backup MX record/host?

CentOS | Sendmail 8.14 Hi All, I couldn't find this in the batbook. If SendMail attempts to deliver an email to a primary MX record and gets a 400-class error back, how quickly does it try the ...
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1answer
165 views

How to use sendmail on amazon ec2 linux server

I am using amazon Ec2 instance with centos 6.4. I tried this and i got error echo "hello" | sendmail turnip21@gmail.com sendmail: Cannot open mail:25 How can i fix that error Some more info $ ls ...
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1answer
937 views

Sendmail chdir(/clientmqueue) permission denied

My centos server can send mail using the 'mail' command but not from php. Maillog says: sendmail[18010]: NOQUEUE: SYSERR(nginx): can not chdir(/var/spool/clientmqueue/): Permission denied My ...
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Best Practice for Partitioning CentOS as a Mail Server? [closed]

I've got 8X HP900GB 6G SAS 10K SFF on a HP ProLiant DL380p , i am trying to find best practice to partition it's disk space for a mail server which will expand , while i've got so much i/o processes ...
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107 views

sendmail working for some emails

I use PHP to send email which uses sendmail. I noticed that some emails are not being delivered with the below errors in /var/log/maillog Example 1 stat=Unknown Sender Example 2 stat=Deferred: 450 ...
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dsn=5.6.0, stat=Data format error when forwarding e-mail

Our Linux host (CentOS) has several shared domains, one of which is example.com (fake host and user names used throughout this message); We use /etc/mail/virtusertable to have all mail to example.com ...
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1answer
212 views

How does SendMail decide which connections are cached?

CentOS 5.x | SendMail 8.14.4 I'm trying to wrap my mind around how Connection Caching works in Sendmail. I'm experiencing some connection issues with some remote mail hosts that we communicate with ...
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108 views

How can I throttle incoming emails in SendMail for a specific recipient?

CentOS 6.3 | SendMail 8.14.4 I'd like to throttle inbound emails to a specific address via sendmail. Is that possible? Ideally I'm looking for the opposite of greylisting: Accept the first email from ...
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1answer
55 views

Does running sendmail commands from the command-line affect the stability/uptime of the sendmail daemon?

CentOS 5.9 | SendMail 8.14.4 Pardon my ignorance but I'm compelled to ask: Does running separate sendmail commands from the command-line (e.g. sendmail -d##.# -qRfoo.com) affect the stability/uptime ...
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1answer
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Where/how can I find a complete list of debug flags for sendmail 8.14.4?

CentOS 5.9 | SendMail 8.14.4 I recently learned about debug flags in sendmail and would like to keep a list of them for my specific version (8.14.4). I understand that these debug flags change/grow ...
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240 views

How can I confirm what specific MX priorities SendMail saw when delivering a message?

CentOS 5.x | SendMail 8.14 I've got a sendmail server that is configured to be the last hop out. It performs DNS lookup for outbound messages and attempts to deliver them to the recipient mail host. ...
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4answers
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How I (simply) Forward All Incoming Email to an External Address (ie. Gmail)?

With Google Apps no longer being free for small businesses/teams, I'm left pointing my MX records at my application server. I'd still like to receive email at a Gmail address sent to the domain ...
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1answer
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PHP mail function not working - sendmail to blame?

All of a sudden it appears as though we can no longer send E-Mail by using the mail function in PHP. After doing some investigation through looking at other threads in ServerFault and on various other ...
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1answer
57 views

What conditions determine the uniqueness of a SendMail QID?

CentOS | Sendmail On occasion I've noticed that completely separate messages going through a common SendMail server may have very similar SendMail QIDs. For example one message may have a QID of ...
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1answer
233 views

Sendmail Modifies Recipient Address from DNS Lookup

CentOS 5.8 box (Unitrends Appliance) with stock Sendmail sendmail-8.13.8-8.1.el5_7. If we email to normal addresses from the box (we have two boxes both doing the same thing) everything is fine. If ...
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2answers
920 views

Is it necessary to manually rebuild a sendmail.cf file or is this done automatically on service restarts?

CentOS 5.x | SendMail I'm noticing inconsistent information regarding pushing changes from sendmail.mc Some documentation suggests that making changes to the sendmail.mc file requires two steps: ...
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What is “endmail.mc.swpivert(-1)”?

CentOS 5.x | SendMail I recently noticed that a sendmail server had the following at the top of the /etc/mail/sendmail.mc file: endmail.mc.swpivert(-1) This was breaking sendmail restarts so I ...
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2answers
101 views

sendmail on centos drops connection after n e-mails sent

I have a centos box (vps) with sendmail and I am using it to send a newsletter to mail clients. I am using a machine in my local network to send the e-mails via SMTP (AUTH PLAIN) but after sending ...
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Cron Email Locally

I have my crontab configured to mail to a specific address, for example purposes lets say "test@test.com". test.com is also the host name of my box, however I have my mx email records configured ...
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1answer
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How can I collect the information sendmail sends to a milter and receives from that milter?

SendMail | CentOS For debugging/troubleshooting purposes, I'd like to examine the raw information that sendmail is sending to a local milter (and also the data being returned by a milter). Is that ...
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2answers
158 views

Is it possible to modify the date/time format for sendmail logs?

CentOS 5.x | SendMail I'm cross-referencing logs with another application/server and would like to change the date format on the SendMail maillog. Presently it's MMM DD HH:MM:SS Is there any way ...
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2answers
540 views

Configure a Sendmail subject using crontab

My cron job is running the following line: */40 * * * * cd /home/qa/prod/seo/casino && make testv 2> /dev/stdout | /usr/sbin/sendmail -t xxxx@gmail.com As you can see I am using the ...
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Remove messages from sendmail queue matching subject

I'm running centos and have a rediculous amount of emails in the mailqueue due to a script error. Is there any way to remove messages that have a certain subject line in sendmail's mailqueue.
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970 views

centos - how to disable sendmail / clientmqueue?

Our server's /var/ direction keeps filling up due to sendmail sending email to root (the /var/spool/mail/root was 2GB). All our sites scripts use external smtp servers for sending email so we'd like ...
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196 views

Is it possible to configure sendmail to require/use certain ciphers during TLS negotiation?

CentOS 5.x | SendMail I'd like sendmail to use a specific cipher when negotiating a TLS session with a specific remote MTA/domain. Is that possible? I'm aware that a minimum bit strength can be ...
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1answer
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sendmail.mc to fwd all mails for a domain -> First.Last@gmail.com (MX record already set up)

I'm currently using Google Apps to forward mails addressed to recipients at my domain balkan-preferans.de (176.9.40.169) to my address First.Last@gmail.com - this is done by the following DNS-zone ...
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1answer
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Can Hand-Edited sendmail.cf actually be generated from sendmail.mc?

I have two CentOS systems, version 5 and 6. Because our firewall has blocked off unsolicited port 25 traffic, we have a little Perl script that logs into our email server as a valid user to send email ...
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861 views

maillog “No route to host” error

I have a CentOS server. It has sendmail installed but not used for a mail server. I forwarded the root email to another email address. However, I keep getting errors in maillog: Dec 6 08:49:16 ...
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2answers
187 views

emails not sending from CentOS 5.6 VM on Win7 via PHP code

I am experiencing an issue where my CentOS 5.6 (Final) VM running on Windows 7 has stopped sending emails from my PHP code. I'm confident this isn't a coding issue as I have the exact same code ...
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Is it possible to include subject lines in the default sendmail maillog?

CentOS 5.8 I'd like to be able to track an email based on Subject line. The default log of 9 in SendMail doesn't appear to include that information. My questions are: What is the minimum ...