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

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sendmail.cf to read server name from another file?

I need to provide the name of a relay server to my sendmail configuration file. This server name is however configurable via another system/application. In case of a change, i need to change the ...
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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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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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sendmail doesn't send email to specific domain email address

We have ubuntu 12.04 server and installed sendmail to send mails from this server. Problem: There is some strange issue on mail server. Somehow, server not able to send email to xxx@ayolla.com ...
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Prevent mail server (sendmail) used to backscatter

Hi I recently got an email from Amazon, saying that my EC2 instance is sending spam. So what they say is my mail server is receiving email for a non-existing user and therefore bounces the email back ...
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Configure sendmail to only send to local domain

I would like to know how to configure sendmail to only send emails to one domain. I have a development server that might have customer email addresses in the database as the data is copied from the ...
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Setup mail server on Ubuntu 10.04

I'm trying to setup a mail server on Ubuntu 10.04. I followed this instructions: https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/serverguide/C/postfix.html#postfix-troubleshooting when I'm testing the connection ...
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how to enable selinux in kernel

I am working with the Linux -64 AMI on AWS. I am trying to get my mail server running on the box. In an attempt to turn on SELinux I did Edited /boot/grub/grub.conf and added selinux=1 to the end ...
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fedora can not boot - sendmail sm-client exim abandoned

I am having an issue with booting fedora. it hangs with error message: sendmail sm-client exim abandoned unknown malformed or incomplete option -L how can i fix the issue ? is there any way to ...
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Sendmail relaying denied despite successful authentication

I don't have a lot of experience with maintain a mail server, but in spite of that I must configure sendmail as a MTA for one of my servers. I have a problem where sendmail responds to the MUA that is ...
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Sending an email with attachments from the results of a cron job

I have a cron job that generates text files. I'd like these files to be sent as attachments to an email address. It's important that they show up as attachments in a multi-part MIME message and not ...
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How do I send mail from Tripwire using SMTP?

I have just installed tripwire using Ubuntu repos and have gone into the configuration files and changed everything to what I want. When in comes to the options for SMTP mail method and the server and ...
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How/Where To Set Sendmail Requeue Interval

Simple question time: where can I define the requeue interval for sendmail? By default SendMail is configured to retry delivery of deferred messages once every hour. I'd like to set that to be more ...
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Google marks seemingly perfect emails as spam

First post - was directed here from stackoverflow! The problem: Google marks seemingly correctly formatted emails from my apache/postfix server as spam. Sample email as follows; (I have replaced my ...
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Spam daily report on servers using sendmail

we'd like to implement a daily spam report to our users like Dreamhost does. Basically we need to send a daily mail (at midnight for example) to inform a single user of all the emails currently in his ...
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What is a good sendmail log analyzer?

We had a recent event where one of two servers running sendmail stopped sending mail, and built up a 7000 message queue before we noticed / fixed it. It's fixed now, but we don't know why it failed, ...
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How to read contents of email in Sendmail

I work for an ISP in Australia. Recently a users account has been comprimised and is sending spam. How can I read the contents of a mail item in the mailq to find the authenticated user which has been ...
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Postfix, ruled based filtering independently for each user

I managed to create successfully a white-list sender email filter see: here. My goal now is to have separate filter for each user. I would like to filter out all the emails based on the rules created ...
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sendmail foward local mail to relay host

I have read up a lot on the subject but sadly cant get it to work. I have a Centos 6.3 with sendmail installed. The box gets used as a BackupPC server and maybe a samba server later. I want to ...
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Need linux milter solution to log email body into database

We exchange emails with various clients and vendors. I am trying to implement a solution where all the email communications between our rep and the client or vendor is saved in our database so in our ...
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Sendmail: DSN: Service unavailable

I've been having trouble getting my server to send email and I haven't for the life of me figured out how to fix it. If anyone could give me some simple pointers, that would be muchly appreciated! ...
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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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Translating return receipts and postmaster messages

I was wondering if it is possible to translate postmaster message (return receipts, notifications, etc), or at least customize them. I ask this because my users (too) often call me in order to know ...
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when use . after myhost.mydomain in config files?

I noticed sometimes '.' can be seen at the end of myhost.mydomain so it is myhost.mydomain. ^^^ statement. Where should I use this '.' at the end? Currently in etc/hosts I don'...
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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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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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Sendmail: what does nrcpts=0 mean?

Im attempting to parse some sendmail logs. Im running into lots of apparent emails that have no recipients - or so it would appear. Mar 18 19:12:35 castor sendmail[543]: q2J2CYIv000543: from=<paj@...
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Ubuntu Jaunty + sendmail + PHP + mail() Premission Errors

I'm having issues trying to get PHP's mail function to work on my Ubuntu 9.04 VPS with sendmail and Apache (and other less relevant stuff, of course). From PHP I receive no error, save a return value ...
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Sendmail: Have to add NAT IP to access list to relay, why?

I have sendmail set up with smarthost to Google Apps (using AuthInfo in /etc/mail/access for authentication). I noticed last night that e-mail was not going through. I send an e-mail like so: echo "...
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Django + sendmail + postfix

I've a Linode server and I've just deployed my application. A feature of my application is to send email notifications to users when an event is triggered. I want only send mail from my server, for ...
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apache sendmail: trying to change user “from” address from apache to domain account

I apologize if I am asking a question already answered, but my problem isn't really that I haven't found an answer. I have, in fact, found a half-dozen different "solutions" to my problem, tried them ...
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Testing php mail() in localhost problem

Hey guys, recently I just installed msmtp in linux and I even send a mail from the terminal and it worked: echo -e "Subject: Test Mail\r\n\r\nThis is a test mail" |msmtp --debug --from=default -t ...
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Sendmail trying to deliver mail locally, not honouring mx record

I got a server, which has a hostname example.com I installed sendmail to take care of mail delivery but it's delivering mail to it's self instead of the MX record IP in my /etc/sendmail/local-host-...
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Linux sendmail “user unknown” error - simple email from a php form

I have set up an ubuntu webserver, and need to be able to send email from forms via php. The server hosts multiple websites, and this issue persists for all of them. When I have a form send to a ...
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Trackdown who is sending emails

I have a sendmail + dovecot setup on my server, there are some "strange" emails on email queue. Every email must be sent from a authenticated user and those strange emails don't belong to domains ...
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Sendmail - IP may be forged

When trying to send an email via Sendmail using the server's IP address to make the SMTP connection (rather than localhost) I get this message in the headers "may be forged" in brackets after the IP ...
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How to install smtp/email server to work with php script?

I have this code $mail->IsSMTP(); $mail->SMTPAuth = true; $mail->SMTPSecure = "ssl"; $mail->Host = "mail.craze.cc"; $mail->Port = 465; $mail->Username = "username"; $mail->...
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Sendmail disregarding mailertable

I have an out-of-box package-based installation of Sendmail on a CentOS 5.4 machine and am attempting to configure it to act as the public-facing relay server for various internal servers that handle ...
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POSTFIX:Must issue a STARTTLS command first. Email not being send from commandline ubuntu [duplicate]

I am trying to send email from the command line from my ubuntu server. So I started configuring the postfix onto my local machine rather than on server. So basically these are steps which I followed: ...
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sendmail cant send mail - Centos6/7

I have a newly minted CentOS 6.7 box to set up sendmail on. It seems sending email but not really, no idea whats the issue could be. What I did: yum install sendmail sendmail-cf sendmail-doc ...
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Why is sendmail calling dns_getcanonname for domains of non-recipients in the To: header?

We've noticed an occasional repeatable problem in our sendmail config. The scenario is we receive a message from the internet with one of our users in the To: list, and one of the other users in the ...
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Send mail service start error

I installed sendmail on CentOS based on some tutorial. When I start sendmail, it showing sendmail failed error. Here the following command result: systemctl status sendmail sendmail.service - ...
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Catch incoming email and then deliver to original recipient on sendmail

in the company I work for there are a user that is making bad use of the email, but to have evidence of what he is doing we need to intercept all the incoming email to him and all outgoing email from ...
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Sendmail on CentOS 6, with SRS

I do some mail forwarding, but I'm also a big fan of SPF; I'm aware that I have a problem. While my mail server was running Centos5, I was using pysrs as a milter, and it worked well - but it hasn't ...
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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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Sendmail Backscatter

I am looking for any advice on how I can stop back scatter on my sendmail servers. I have looked at the privacy flags and setting a non delivery for anything. I don't think this is a good approach. ...
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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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AWS amazon SES stopped working suddenly

I am not able to send the mail from aws.amazon SES since from Monday (30-10-2012) previously it is working fine suddenly it stopped working. I got following is the errors A PHP Error was encountered ...
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Linux Sendmail Same username multiple domains

I have configure my sendmail for multiple domains by creating username like sales@domain1.com sales@domain2.com sales@domain3.com in passwd file Now I added entry in file /etc/mail/virtusetable ...
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Spam filtering in bridging

I'm using sendmail with spamassasin, one of my server is working behind it. All the port 25 traffic for the server behind it is being filtered. User are using SMTP authentication enabled in ...