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General purpose email routing software that supports mail transport via TCP/IP using SMTP

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Disable mailing in cron globaly

The web is full of suggestions how to disable mailing in cron like asked here stop linux from emailing me cron errors?. Is there really no global config flag I can set to disable mailing in cron for ...
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How to setup my email infrastructure (small company) [closed]

I am new to the field and I am trying to learn. I have a domain name (let's say mydomain.it) registered with Company A. Company A provides me both a DNS service and a Mail service. I use the DNS to ...
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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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Where is the email bounce sent? To the @domain or to the IP that sent it?

When I send an email from noreply@mysite.com to user@yahoo.com and I use that VERP bounce format like bounce+user=yahoo.com@mysite.com Is this bounce back sent to the mail server in DNS records of ...
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Firewall issue for port 25 on Fedora FC15

I am trying to test/set up my mail server. I am currently running into an issue when trying to telnet into my server on port 25. Here is netstat output for port 25 # netstat -plnt | grep :25 tcp ...
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Sendmail: Setting envelope sender to a fixed value

I need a way to configure sendmail to set the envelope sender of every message to a fixed value (say foo@bar.com). Note that this is not answered by any of the MASQUERADE features/macros (that I know ...
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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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exim4 not sending email as intended [closed]

I am setting up a server that needs to be able to send email from my email account that I have through my hosting provider "JustHost". I have been trying to get it to work with internet and smarthost ...
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Deliver mail to virtual users with sendmail and dovecot lda

I'm trying to migrate our linux system user based post system to virtual users. I have sendmail with procmail delivery dovecot system users with different uids roundcube web interface Sendmail ...
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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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lost connection with mx.servername while performing the HELO handshake

I am new to administering a mail server so I am at a loss when the mail server can send to certain emails like gmail, telus, and shaw but not other email addresses. Just specific ones I guess. Here is ...
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postmaster notify: see transcript for details?

Since I configured my server, I get these emails frequently in my spam folder : ** truncated ** ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors ----- <root@db1.mydomain.com> ...
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Linux exim send-only mail server with NO domain

I'm not sure I understand the whole principle behind what is needed for a mail server so I need some clarification and have some questions. I am trying to setup a mail server on my personal server ...
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What is the difference between “dnl” and “dnl #” in a sendmail.mc file?

What is the difference between dnl and dnl # in a /etc/mail/sendmail.mc file? If I want to enable something what needs to be in front? Likewise, if I want to "comment out" something, what prefix do I ...
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Migrating old mbox format to maildir- preserving UIDL values

I am attempting to migrate several hundred email accounts from an old server running sendmail 8.13.6/dovecot 0.99.14 (mbox format) to a new server running postfix 2.6.6/dovecot 2.0.9 (maildir format). ...
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Bugzilla emails set to sendmail but still go to mailer.testfile

I have a server with a bugzilla (4.0.9) installation that I did not personally install, but am trying to enable emailing. I set the email parameter to "test" and verified that the emails do indeed ...
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Sendmail: Sender address rejected (Domain not found)

I'm running into problems with sending mail on our webserver. Some mails are sent and delivered without any problems (eg Gmail), while others are deferred with "Sender address rejected: Domain not ...
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Clear sendmail MX server cache or DNS cache issue?

I have recently switched our mail server to a new location by updating the appropriate DNS MX records in the domain. Everythings seems to work and I am getting the email on the new server already. ...
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SMTP as SmartHost for SendMail

My general task is following: We have workable application that sends mails to the users (that are registered in this application on some actions); Mails are sending using sendmail tool; In order to ...
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Postfix and Sendmail smmsp cron job

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 and have recently replaced the default Sendmail installation with Postfix. From what I've read elsewhere Ubuntu requires Sendmail for system functions so Postfix emulates the ...
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How can Sendmail reject email to a local user *unless* it comes from a trusted subnet?

I have sendmail set up to accept mail for a few domains and to relay messages for a few subnets' worth of systems. Recently a particular internal-use-only address has been receiving a lot of spam. ...
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Sendmail user unknown error when sending to remote server

This is a continuation of a previous question here: Sendmail won't send email to same domain Initially I was having trouble getting a webserver (say domain.com) running Sendmail 8.14.4 on Ubuntu ...
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Sendmail won't send email to same domain

I have seen many references to this problem on server fault and all over the internet, but none of the solutions has fixed my problem. I am running Sendmail 8.14.4 on Ubuntu 13.10, this is a ...
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Send mail is not sending mails from Ubuntu 11

We are facing an issue with send mail. Earlier mails were going through our system but we have found that send-mail is taking maximum system usage. After going through the log file we have found ...
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cannot send mails with my mail() function: get DNS error

I am using php mail() function and I do not reveive any emails: (debian, sendmail) Here is the mail.log Jan 26 18:00:37 sd-45956 sendmail[3918]: s0QH0bRO003918: from=www-data, size=116, class=0, ...
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sendmail from linux to exchange server 2010

I am trying to get our existing RHEL server to be able to send external emails through a new exchange server. The RHEL server runs an E.R.P. system which sends emails, one to the user at an internal ...
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Sendmail dropping domain name from the username

I'm setting up Dovecot with Sendmail and I almost have it working (I think). The username for the account is a full email address such as "username@domain.com". What seems to be happening is that ...
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Error getting sendmail to properly send emails from AWS EC2 server (domain of server address does not exist)

I'm having trouble getting sendmail to send out emails from my AWS EC2 machine. I'm using the following command to send an email: sendmail -vt < mail.txt The mail.txt file has the following ...
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Sendmail: Mails are still being relayed to root@localhost

I am running CENTOS 6.2 with 2 virtual machines one 'auth'(192.168.0.2) and another proxy (192.168.0.3). Proxy has no internet connection. My intention is for proxy to send its mail to auth and auth ...
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Using sendmail to forward to one sendmail server and sending mail from that server

I am using linux with centos 6.2 distribution. I have 2 VM running these distributions. One VM is named 'proxy' and the other 'auth'. Have sendmail installed on both. Proxy does not have an ...
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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 has stopped working. Need advice with error message

So my server has stopped sending emails. Taking a look in /var/mail/www-data gave me some clues. The Diagnostic-Code shows this: Diagnostic-Code: SMTP; 553 5.1.8 Sender address ...
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Postfix not recieving mail from actual email but does from sendmail?

Ok so I'm trying to forward mail from my ubuntu server (lets call it example.com) to a external gmail account using postfix. The problem is when I send mail using another gmail and yahoo account to ...
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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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Sending email via php generates exim error after cPanel upgrade

I have a script that handles piped emails and sends out automatic responses. This script has been working fine for over a year, yet after my host upgraded to cPanel 11.38.2 my script fails to send ...
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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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using sendmail with only non system users

I need to use sendmail without any system users. The only problem that still exists in my configuration is that FEATURE(virtusertable) wants a final systemuser on RHS in my virtusertable like this: ...
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Forcing mail to a username to go through SMTP rather than local mailer

I've got two nodes, connected via a network. One runs an LDAP server, which both nodes use for authentication. One is shostakovich, the other is rachmaninoff. Each user is allowed to log in to only ...
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changing port on sendmail and checking it to make sure it works

I am using smart_host and it(mail.myotherdomain.com) is listening on PORT 26 I have put these two lines in my /etc/mail/sendmail.mc define(`SMART_HOST',`mail.myotherdomain.com')dnl ...
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How to configure sendmail to use different SMTP relay servers [closed]

How to configure sendmail to use different SMTP relay servers. For example: For all gmail.com recipients sendmail should use gmail SMTP server obviously with Gmail smtp auth. For all yahoo.com ...
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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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How to configure sendmail to send emails from multiple domain names

I have two domain names(eg. aaa.com and bbb.com) hosted on one vps with sendmail. My problem is that when I register in aaa.com I get the email from bbb.com. Please tell me how to configure ...
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Trying to get sendmail to run with SSL certificates

I've got my own domain name with my (CentOS 6.4) Linux box running as primary MX (two back-up MX off site). At home, I can get to my mail server from Thunderbird on my LAN, since sending the password ...
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Using Submin without mail?

I want to implement the user administration for an SVN server with Submin. The network configuration is restricted: it is not allowed to send mails. Now I see two ways: Is it possible to reconfigure ...
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Issues using Amazon SES as relay with sendmail [530 Must issue a STARTTLS command first]

I'm trying to get our old rhel3 servers relaying out with sendmail 8.13.1 I have followed amazon's guide here: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/ses/latest/DeveloperGuide/sendmail.html But it seems the ...
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LDAP_route not working after upgrade from Debian Lenny to Wheezy

 I have Debian 5 box (Lenny) with configured sendmail and LDAP_routing feature. This box is placed between Internet and my final mail server (MS Exchange). LDAP_route feture was used to validate ...
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Sendmail slow to accept emails

I have a PHP web app which is using SMTP to sendmail on localhost to send email. I would like sendmail to accept the mail request immediately and queue it for later sending, as I don't want to have ...
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sendmail.exe: Error during delivery. Service not available, closing transmission channel

I have a module in my system that will trigger an email and send it to user. The email will be sent to user when the product in my system is going to expired soon. I test the whole module in localhost ...
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sendmail appends server name to external domains when relaying

My server is set to send all email to a corporate relay server. For the company domain, it works perfectly. I've recently found emails being sent to an outside domain are getting the hostname of my ...
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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 ...