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

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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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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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How to configure sendmail properly with PHP on EC2 (no SES)?

I have been struggling with sendmail for couple of days with no luck. I am trying to setup relay host, after following the answers in this question ...
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Postfix 2.9 or sendmail, outgoing spam prevention (check if sender exists)

Operating System: Linux Ubuntu 12.04 TLS Context: Plesk 11.5 Utility: Postfix 2.9.6 (updates restricted by Plesk 11.5 distribution) I would like Postfix to check the 'sender' field of every ...
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How can I forward email to a perl script on Linux?

I would like all mail sent to a particular alias on a Linux machine to be processed by a perl script but sendmail is giving me a "Service unavailable" error and I don't understand what I'm missing. I ...
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Where to check log of sendmail?

I can't send out emails, need to look into the logs, but where is the log?
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Sendmail down on Ubuntu 12.04 after update, SSL related?

I posted this on askubuntu.com yesterday but haven't gotten any responses. We run a production Ubuntu server that serves thousands of people per day. Sendmail is currently not working on this server. ...
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How can I add an X-header to unix mailx?

I am attempting to add the x-header X-APP-VOLT: Yes to the header of my email with a .tar attachment. I only have access to usr/sbin/sendmail and mailx. I do not have root access so I can't download ...
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What is the best way to harden a postfix null client on an exploited php webserver?

We use postfix as a null client to send out mail from a php webserver via sendmail. We host our incoming mail servers elsewhere and use a SPF record to authorise the server to send emails from our ...
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Limit php mail to local delivery only cPanel /WHM [closed]

cPanel based hosting - I need to configure the servers so any php based email will only deliver to local email accounts. This is so things like contact forms will work but php mail can't be used to ...
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Is there a graceful way to pick up new changes in sendmail?

Is there a graceful way to have Sendmail reload/process configuration changes from sendmail.mc without completely restarting services and potentially impacting smtp delivery that's in progress at that ...
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RHEL5 sendmail error: NOQUEUE: SYSERR(nobody): can not write to queue directory /var/spool/clientmqueue/

On my RHEL5 systems, sendmail stopped working after I installed an update. The new version is sendmail-8.13.8-10.el5_11. I got errors like this in the logs: NOQUEUE: SYSERR(nobody): can not write ...
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How to verify if my postfix uses really TLS to send outgoing mails?

I successfully installed Postfix on my VPS. I would like to send encrypted email. I installed all certificates and private keys and set my conf file: smtpd_tls_key_file = <path to my private ...
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sendmail rejecting some connections with handshake failure: SSL alert number 40

My sendmail server on CentOS 5 started to reject some connections with the following message logged: error:14094410:SSL routines:SSL3_READ_BYTES:sslv3 alert handshake failure:s3_pkt.c:1092:SSL alert ...
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Sendmail Configuration for Exchange Server

i need help for sendmail configuration in our linux machine. Here the things: I want to send email to outside by using our exchange server as the mail relay.But when sending the email through the ...
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intermittent authentication failure sending SMTP with applemail

I have a client that has issues authenticating sent mail using applemail. When I check the logs I frequently see things of the nature below. IP's changed to xxx and isp anonymized Jun 19 11:07:38 ...
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How to process sendmail queue when 25 port is blocked? [closed]

I have one VPS which forwards e-mails from one mailbox to another. Unfortunately ISP have blocked 25 port last week and since then I can't receive any e-mail from it. According to mailq there are ...
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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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SMTP-Mailing with PHP works - but not with PHP-Cli

I mentioned a strange behavior on my webpage: If I try to use Joomla to send Mails via SMTP it works fine; no problem at all. But: If I try to use a PHP-CLI-Script the action fails (same source ...
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Sendmail is taking huge amount of CPU [duplicate]

My dedicated server is slowing down since 2 days. I checked the RPM and the CPU usage has gone from less than 10% to more than 50%. Rebooting the server didn't help. So, I tried top command: top - ...
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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 Keeps Listening Local IP

I'm running RHEL 6 and already done the following modifications : [root@ark mail]# grep 0.0.0.0 sendmail.mc DAEMON_OPTIONS(`Port=smtp,Addr=0.0.0.0, Name=MTA')dnl [root@ark mail]# make sendmail.cf ...
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Sending mail from server to own domain, mail hosted in google apps and Windows Live

I have several domains hosted in my web server, most of them have mail working with Google Apps, however, since Google Apps has no free accounts any more I am now using Windows Live services with my ...
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Sendmail internal relay to sharepoint 2013

We have a sendmail server which we use for all of our automatic/service accounts to be alerted. This sendmail domain is different from our exchange servers. For example server maintenance or ...
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Removing apache@localhost from email headers?

My setup: I'm running a Magento website on an Amazon Linux server (which seems to basically be CentOS) with an Apache webserver. I also use Google Apps for managing mydomain.com's mail. I was able ...
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VPS Cron and other email going to spam folder [duplicate]

I have a new vps and I need to setup some cron jobs on it to notify me of what's happening on the server. I've tested with sendmail and emails are indeed leaving the server, but on my email they are ...
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“cannot open '/etc/mail/trusted-users': Group writable directory”

[root@arcade mail]# ls -l /etc/ | grep mail; ls -l /etc/mail; service sendmail start drwxr-xr-x. 2 root root 4096 2011-01-27 20:06 mail -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 272 2009-11-17 21:13 ...
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sendmail appending domain on top of another domain

Need your help in sendmail, as im stuck with this issue for more than a week. Currently im facing issue with sendmail in RHEL5.9 OS i have my sendmail configured to send email to outside world. And ...
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Centos 6 - Postfix wont send to own domain without flag

I am moving a site to another server and am having an issue with PHP mail. But only when sending mail to the host domain e.g anything@example.com. mail($send_to, 'Web contact' ,$message,null,"-r ...
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how to stop cron mail receiving in spam folder?

I have added a cron job for my incremental backup, and I configured it like this.But my mail goes to spam folder.so iclick not spam option in mail.it moves to inbox.but again it receives in spam 0 23 ...
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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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How can I set up sendmail to forward all mail to an external MTA?

We have multiple applications that currently talk SMTP to an external MTA. The emails have arbitrary destination domains (they're emails to be sent to our users), but all from the same internal domain ...
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mail send format issue in different linux servers

I have created a send mail script which will run on couple of my client servers. The mail was sent correctly in couple of servers but in some servers the format we receive is not what what we ...
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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 set the return path to the sender with sendmail?

I'm sending mail with sendmail and PHP. Currently the return path is set to one address for every mail : sendmail_path /usr/sbin/sendmail -t -i -f hello@test.com but I wish that the sender receives ...
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Need to send mail from our FQDN IP

I am trying to wrap my hear around how I am going to get around this latest hurdle. What needs to happen: PHP script sends email to our Exchange Server .... Sounds simple right? Well the issue is ...
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How to send email with my CentOS server?

I just built a modest home server using CentOS 5.5. I want the server to be able to send emails to my Gmail account or other email accounts for various things like cron jobs. Also it would be nice to ...
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Is Postfix the same thing as Sendmail?

I have postfix setup on my server so that I can send outgoing mail using the command-line: mail -s "Subject" address@example.com Is this using sendmail or postfix? Is "sendmail" just a software ...
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Configure Exim to send to internal & external addresses

I inherited a web site that's apparently using Exim as its MTA. Let's say that we can access the site at: http://example.com/ The users who work at Example Corp. noticed that they did not receive ...
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sendmail/exim4 two servers one is send-only

We have the following setup: One web-server on Debian with PHP on the main domain, that can send emails, but must not receive. It has exim4 installed. Let's call it example.com One mail server on ...
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How to set up separate relay for sendmail outgoing mail to foreign domains

I have FreeBSD 10.1 and sendmail 8.14.9. Assume my host is "myhost.mydomain.com" and I want: All mail destined for hosts in "mydomain.com" to go to "mail.mydomain.com" while appearing to originate ...
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sendmail: why the error codes from error:nouser and no user differ?

With sendmail 8.14, when there is no user at a given domain, the error that sendmail seems to produce is as follow: 550 5.1.1 <info@example.su>... User unknown However, if you use the ...
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How to reduce the Sendmail DNS timeout period

I have a problem with the sendmail DNS timeout period when trying to sent to a email address which has a DNS issue. Let's say the problematic email address is test@example.com I can see there is a ...
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Can I use /etc/aliases for multiple domain mail server?

I have server1.com and server2.com both pointing to the same server. I wish to make all email sending to @server1.com and @server2.com going to the same mailbox in that particular server. I searched ...
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prohibit .doc/.zip attachments in sendmail [closed]

How do you prohibit .doc and .zip attachments with sendmail 8.14? I'm looking for a solution that will automatically fail to accept a message in the presence of such an attachment, never accepting ...
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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 host has no internet connection. My intention is proxy host will send its mail to auth ...
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Postfix, schedule batches of email to be sent

Is it possible to have postfix limit the amount of emails it sends at once and when there is larger than x email, send them out in timed batches (wait 5 minutes, send another 50, something like that)? ...
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Minimal setup for sendmail to send outgoing email only?

I run a simple server that I administrate remotely, and I need it to be able to send an email to my personal email address every time an error occurs. With the default setup on Ubuntu, sendmail just ...
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Mailx not sending emails [closed]

Using CentOS 5.6 and trying to send (only) emails to remote boxes. I am on a CentOS client box and trying to send email to my road-runner email account. mailx -s "Some Subject" me@tx.rr.com < ...
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CentOS/sendmail = How to prevent emails from getting “defer” when sent from php mail() function? [duplicate]

I am working on a server running on CentOS (goDaddy VPS). I have WHM setup on it. And I am getting a lot of delays in emails being sent from php's mail() function. I am looking at the Email > Mail ...