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

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Getting error when Send mail to other public/private mail server with same email account name?

I have a private mail server in our organization like mail.domain1.com. Let's say I have mail id of masud@domain1.com. But when I send mail using the same local part with different domain like this: ...
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Why sendmail is accepting mails for hostname not present in local-host-names file?

I have following line in my cf file Fw/etc/mail/local-host-names and following lines in local-host-names file mydomain.com hostname.mydomain.com but when I send mail to ...
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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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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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Sendmail wont send to same domain

I'm using sendmail on my webserver, which so far is working fine. However, when I send emails to the same domain I'm sending them from, they never get delivered. I temporarily changed the email ...
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How to read HUGE clientmqueue in human format?

Clientmqueue is over 18GB and ls /var/spool/clientmqueue is working 5 min already. I want to see what mail is in the queue. Maybe i can read some in human format? To see date title who send it and ...
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How can I defer delivery of an email message with exim?

I have previously used sendmail from the command line to send a large number of messages and used the -odd flag to defer delivery so that the program puts the emails into the queue quickly and returns ...
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Sendmail Spamming Recipient

I am using a perl script to send daily status to my gmail account. For some reason, sendmail seems to be spamming gmail although I am only sending one email Gmail is complaining about a failed ...
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Port 25 blocked but Firewall is off [duplicate]

OK so this is driving me crazy. Running sendmail on CentOS. It's running, and listening on 25: [root@mysqlslavebackup ~]# nmap -sS -O -sV 127.0.0.1 Starting Nmap 4.11 ( ...
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Email host rewritten by sendmail/postfix

I have a Postfix mail server running, and I'm trying to understand why emails sent to myself@example.com are actually sent to myself@some-server.example.com instead. On the command line, I send a ...
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Reduce disk writes in sendmail system

I am using sendmail in a farm of ~10 servers processing 200-500 messages a minute. I have found that after moving to a virtual environment, my largest bottleneck is disk write, and specifically the ...
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Creating a mailbox for sendmail using adduser / mailboxes without system user accounts

I want to create some mailboxes for Sendmail and I am going to do it with the adduser system utility, so every mailbox will be a user in the system. How do I restrict the privileges of these accounts ...
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Ubuntu sendmail “Relaying denied. Ip name possibly forged” (in reply to rcpt to command)

When I try to send an email (from a different server) to a local account on my server I get the following error: Relaying denied. IP name possibly forged [W.X.Y.Z] Here's what I do: ...
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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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NOQUEUE: SYSERR(root): opendaemonsocket: daemon MTA-v4: cannot bind: Address already in use

I have an issue with sendmail on my server (ubuntu 12.10) with php, mysql,and wordpress installed. Basically I want to create a contact form in my blog to receive emails from visitors directly into my ...
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Logging auth information in sendmail

Problem: the sendmail default logging configuration does not log per message auth info which I neeed (i.e. I want to know which user/authmethod was used for a certain message id). Following a tip from ...
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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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Sendmail incoming mail does not go to the user inbox

On my server, my incoming mail (which is handled by sendmail) suddenly stopped working. I have not changed anything at all for a long time on my server so I have no idea why it suddenly stoped ...
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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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Stopping incoming spam with sendmail [duplicate]

I am having an issue due to a "smart" sysadmin that made some choices while I was away for two months: Spam. I manage probably close to 10,000 web/mail sites. He decided to allow all mail to ...
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Sendmail bounce mails stuck in queue

I'm now managing an old mail server based on Sendmail: # cat /etc/issue Lineox Enterprise Linux AS release 4 (Nahant Update 2) Kernel \r on an \m # uname -a Linux myme1 2.6.9-22.0.1.ELsmp #1 SMP Thu ...
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Sendmail Exception reached when thousands emails sent in bulk mail script. Has sendmail a email-sent limit for a given process?

I am a little desperate with a problem in our web server. Our web is a community with a lot of users and activity. We send to users personalized mails of the activity of their interest. We have a ...
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How to configure a real domain name for sender address

I tried to sending out an email using php mail() function but it failed somehow, complaining that a real domain name is required. The following is observed in the maillog: sendmail 4984 r25984: ...
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Sendmail stopped working, millions of entries in mailq [duplicate]

Tests say my server isn't an open relay, but all of a sudden sendmail stopped working and I have spam like contents in my mailq: 5F543CE3A73 1000 Sat Mar 2 01:28:41 [REMOVED]@[REMOVED] ...
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Force sendmail to ignore local domain when sending mail (FreeBSD)

I send mail using PHP. Everything works good until I send mail to domain (@example.com) which I have in /etc/rc.conf >> hostname="box.example.com". I guess sendmail catches mail for this domain (even ...
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Majordomo: Duplicate mails due to being on more than one list

I have a debian server set-up with sendmail and majordomo to handle incoming mail for some mailing-lists. Some of the users are in multiple lists and receive a mail twice when the mail is sent to both ...
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Sendmail issue with IPv6

I have an email server configured with multiple-instance of sendmail running each on different IPv4 and IPv6 addresses. Everything is running smooth until a point where for some domains/emails ...
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Is it possible to change Return-Path in Sendmail

I just changed Return-Path in 2 of my servers which run Exim and Posfix. The third server runs Sendmail. I spent several hours trying to find information how to change it but can not find anything. ...
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Why are my emails going to spam folder?

My server ip is 78.46.138.249 and none of the blacklists I could find blacklist my domain. Nevertheless, many of my customers recieve their emails in their SPAM folder. I just created a live.com ...
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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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Why is sendmail skipping my ruleset 98?

I'm using sendmail 8.14.4 on x64 Centos 6.3. and have followed the instructions provided by adamo in: How can I configure sendmail (or another mail server) to accept outbound mail, but to not send it ...
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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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sendmail connectivity issue

I am really baffled by sendmail sending emails to one particular host. It seems absolutely fine while communicating with other servers, but on a particular host it just hangs at the very end: 050 250 ...
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host said: 550 IP is not allowed to send mail from gmx.de (in reply to RCPT TO command)

This message was received by a mailing list maintainer, that one of our customers subscribed to: host mailx.paritaet-bremen.de said: 550 213.30.233.146 is not allowed to send mail from gmx.de (in ...
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sendmail - make sure an email is sent

I'm trying to send emails through sendmail, and preventing them from being queued. I only want the emails to be sent, which has been an extreme problem so far. in both sendmail.cf, and submit.cf, I ...
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finding out what causes high sendmail load average

I'm investigating a server which I have not set up, for which there is no technician to answer questions. The problem is that the load average is high, which makes the server unable to send emails! ...
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Sendmail DSN — remove confusing “Transcript of session follows”

Sendmail Delivery Status Notification looks like this: The original message was received at Fri, 8 Feb 2013 10:49:11 +0100 from host1.example.local [192.168.0.1] ----- The following addresses had ...
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What are the steps to migrate an active production wordpress site from shared hosting to a VPS

A client of mine has a fairly busy WordPress-based online store and blog. The time has come where the traffic justifies moving it to a VPS from its shared hosting. I have spent some time manually ...
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sending a mail via php works but page times out

I have a new server running ubuntu, nginx, php sendmail etc. To test if sendmail is working I made a basic php file with the php mail function in it. When I execute the file my browser hangs until I ...
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How to enable maildir in Dovecot deliver with Sendmail local_procmail

There is documentation around on how to make /usr/local/bin/procmail work with delivering to a maildir. However, it is my understanding that it is also possible to avoid procmail altogether, and have ...
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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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How to catch or filter specific sender or recipient

I have a bit of problem and I am pretty new in this field and I don't know how to set this. I have searched somewhere on the internet how to solve this but I don't really get all this stuff about ...
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Make sendmail require authentication for mail from local domains

Server is running sendmail 8.14 From any machine: $ telnet mydomain.com 25 HELO mydomain.com MAIL FROM: <me@mydomain.com> RCPT TO: <me@mydomain.com> DATA this is spam . How do I ...
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How to allow cron to send an email attachment?

SELinux is preventing cron from attaching a log file in the email with the following error: notice kernel [ 7148.923034] type=1400 audit(1359466501.857:5): avc: denied { read } for pid=3182 ...
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Why am I seeing double entries in maillog for each email sent?

Can anyone explain to me why there are two similar entries of "from" and "to" in maillog every time an email is sent? 2013-01-29 12:12:42 sendmail 2770 r0T4CfFe002770: from=user, size=265, ...
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Sendmail Bounce

I have an email server using sendmail. Undelivered messages bounce to postmaster . However the actual message is also included in what the postmaster receives. Due to privacy I do not want this to ...
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Does “\root” do anything in /etc/aliases?

I've found on a couple servers that have the following entry in /etc/aliases: root: \root,email@example.com You can send mail to /dev/null like this: root: /dev/null I can't find \root used in ...
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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.