SMTP is the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, the most recent standard of which is defined in RFC 5321. It's the Internet standard for sending and receiving email.

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Is Exchange 2010 compliant with RFC 3848

I have looked up Exchange 2010 Support for RFC Standards but do not see RFC 3848 amongst the supported standards. I do see RFC 4954 listed, which 'recommends use of RFC 3848 transmission types', ...
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postfix discard or change Message-ID header

I want to change the Message-ID header or better yet, discard it. I know everyone is going to ask "Why would you want to do that?" because I know it sounds weird to even write it. Well I am developing ...
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Should Port 25 be open? [on hold]

I am new to server management and I am learning a bit on CentOS (may one day attempt to get a RH cert). Right now I am doing some firewall configuration and I was wondering if I should keep port 25 ...
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Postfix SMTP relay server

I use gmail to receive e-mails both from my gmail address and my own domain, but gmail no longer allows you to send e-mails from your own domain name unless you provide your own SMTP server to send ...
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Postfix SMTP authenticated can send as anyone

The server correctly accepts/rejects the logins though dovecot's authentication mechanism, but after that I can pretend to be anyone when sending emails. smtpd_sender_login_maps = ...
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PHP mail() function - “from” name overwritten by Exchange Server

I originally posted this on stack overflow but was told it might be better placed here on Serverfault. I am trying to send a very simple email from a php script ...
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Does Google require TLS on port 587? Exchange 2010 SMTP has mail sent to GMAIL backed up in queue

Exchange 2010 SMTP has mail backed up in queue. Any email sent to Gmail sits in the queue while any email sent to another personal domain which has email filtering enabled errors, "asp.reflexion.net ...
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Limiting OpenVZ SMTP Per Hour

How would I limit SMTP connections per hour on the host node for a /24 block? For example, I want to limit it to 50 emails per hour. Thanks
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Postfix forward incoming emails to mailin

I've setup the smtp server using postfix with dovecot on mail.example.com server running on port 25. And then I've also setup another smtp server using mailin (http://mailin.io) on mail.example.com ...
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What is X-DKIM header for?

There are some emails with an X-DKIM header (next to DKIM-Signature) like this: X-DKIM: Sendmail DKIM Filter v2.8.2 DOMAIN SOMEVALUE However I am unable to find decent documentation for it. What is ...
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Configure email SMTP Server on Apache2 [closed]

For a while we decided to use another Server (VServer "B") for our Mailserver. I transfered all email accounts and mailbox from VServer "A" to VServer "B". VServer "B" runs well and the clients are ...
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Linux smtp https socket [closed]

I have a Linux server with Apache, OpenSSL and PHP When i'm trying to send an e-mail to someone from my Gmail account i get this eror... How can i fix it? The following SMTP error was encountered: ...
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hMailServer SMTP installed in LAN, clients in LAN can send Email but clients from the Internet cannot

I had checked the troubleshooting guide and many posts here and could not find solution so far. I had setup a network in Azure Cloud with 2 VMs, 1 of which is domain controller and the other is Web ...
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SMTP errors with iOS devices

I'm trying to diagnose why when an iOS device like an iPhone or iPad is set up to use email with our server for the first time, these errors occur. We choose "Other" from the initial set of choices ...
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RFC5321 “receiver should check […] reply code” (why?)

In SMTP commands are sent by the sender and responses which all begin with a numeric code are sent by the receiver. but then there's this bit: RFC5321 sec4.2 Whenever possible, a receiver- SMTP ...
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Postfix SMTP problems with roundcube

I am trying to set up a simple webmail server using an archlinux wiki guide on a virtual user mail system. I have got it set up so the user can log in and read the mail that is there. However, I ...
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postfix multiple IP SMTP banner

I've installed postfix 2.11.3 and we have multiple IP addresses on our server which we want to host two domains, isolated and running on their own IPs. domain1 unix - - n - - ...
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How do I configure Postfix to accept SMTP for local users with “@” (at sign) in logins?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server at mydomain.com with a bunch of users with @domain in login, like us.er@mydomain.com. Each of them has an "pseudo" account us.er-mydomain.com with the same uid, passwd ...
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Exchange SMTP authentication issue with spammers

I have a single Exchange 2013 server with all the roles and it looks like it's being used by a botnet. It is sending mails every 10 minutes to a specific domain from a specific user. It is not an ...
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SMTP - connection sometimes immediately closes

Networking is probably my weakest skill, please bear with me and correct me if I say something wrong or if I have the wrong impression about how something works. The server I'm working with, ...
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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 ...
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iPhone SMTP Server errors with Regional Cell Carrier

I run an email server (CommuniGate Pro) under Red Hat Linux for our organization of about 200 employees. Many of our employees use their phones (iPhones 5 or later), to get their email. Some use IMAP ...
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Rewrite sender when relaying to provider server [duplicate]

I am trying to relay email thru my provider that has a mail server for my domain (xxxx.com). My postfix is configured as follows: relayhost = [smtp.xxxx.com]:25 the server requires authorization, ...
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Can't connect to any SMTP server from neither of the Macs in the network

For a few days now we have been unable to send out any E-mails from various Macs in the network to various SMTP servers. No changes to any hardware or software have been done in the recent time that ...
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ERROR: account.INVALID_ATTR_NAME (invalid attr name: invalid attr name) - zimbra

I followed this link to configure outgoing SMTP mail for Zimbra. In the step zmprov ms <server> zimbraMtaSmtpSaslPasswordMaps lmdb:/opt/zimbra/conf/relay_password zimbra show me the error's ...
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Dovcot SMTP “435 Unable to authenticate at present”, But Courier Mailserver Works Fine

I'm having somewhat of a weird issue on my server: My SMTP service stopped working, along with my RoundCube/Webmail services (But I believe this is a separate database issue) When I try to send mail ...
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E-mail reputation using our domain as the from sent by e-mail marketer

My boss wants to send a marketing e-mail to a large group of our customers. I personally feel that it's outside of our core business and don't support it, but that's about all I can do. Normally the ...
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cPanel/EXIM re-routing mails through Mandrill to circumvent Gmail rate-limit

I have two cPanel domain (lets assume abc.com and xyz.com) where we have 300+ mailboxes. Users email themselves and outside the company. Most of the emails sent outside the company are to GMAIL. ...
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msmtp error: cannot locate host smtp.gmail.com

First question on this site! Recently, I installed msmtp and mutt on our server for sending email notification about many things. I have worked fine for me for a week but yesterday I found msmtp ...
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How can I explicitly disable TLS when sending to one specific recipient?

I have a SendMail 8.14 server deployed in the middle of an SMTP workflow (Outbound mail looks like Exchange -> SendMail -> Appliance -> Internet) I have TLS configured for the first three hosts. ...
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How to connect ubuntu to external smtp on port 587?

I have a fresh ubuntu server installation with no firewall and want to setup ssmtp to an external smtp server (e.g. smtp.mandrillapp.com:587), however, I couldn't get my server to connect to any ...
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Exchange 2010 SMTP Pipelining support not working correctly

Am trying to configure a Sophos Appliance (SEA) to handle anti-spam. Part of this service is recipient validation, which interrogates the downstream MTA, in our case, Exchange 2010, for a valid ...
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Getting unknown mail requests on my SMTP server

I set-up a private mail server on my VPS. I get a lot of mail request on the SMTP server while I did not send them by myself. I disabled the bounce mail to prevent spamming other mail addresses. How ...
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AmazonSES + DKIM + Hotmail = temperror

Although SPF is passing, I'm getting a dkim=temperror on hotmail only (it's working on Yahoo and Gmail). I'm using AmazonSES, and already have the proper CNAMES for DKIM signing on my domain at ...
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What's the proper way to setup a domain name to not accept email?

RFC 5321 sec. 5 states that: SMTP clients must look up for an MX record; if no MX record for domain is present, look up for an A Resource Record (RR), and if such record is present, treat it as an ...
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how to send email from an instance without using sendgrid? [closed]

My project up and beta running on google compute engine. I want to set-up email server. For that i followed http://www.krizna.com/centos/setup-mail-server-in-centos-6/ I edited /etc/postfix/main.cf ...
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CentOS 7 ec2 smtpd - Client host rejected: Access denied

I've been trying to figure this out for hours and can't quite wrap my head around it. I have a mail server on an ec2 instance running CentOS7 that has postfix, courier (authlib and imap), sasl, ...
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Iptables SMTP re-routing on a proxy

I'm lost... Any help would be appreciated :) I have a mailserver. Unfortunately, the provider deny the smtp 25. I don't want to use ESMTP or a vpn. So here is the project : I have a dedicated server ...
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How to make exim4 on Debian safe?

I am running exim4 on a vanilla Debian Stable system. The machine has proper DNS A and MX records. I want to use it as a mail server. SMTP with TLS already works fine for authenticated users. ...
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Does SendMail Support TLS Certificates With Subject Alternative Names?

CentOS 5.x Does SendMail support TLS certificates with Subject Alternative Names? I have a set of sendmail servers and would like to use the same certificate for all of them (to save time and ...
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Does closed Port 25 cause mail to be marked as spam?

I have a web server where I have installed Postfix for sending emails only. All incoming mails will be handled by google apps and not my web server. Using iptables rules, I have blocked all incoming ...
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Postfix login mismatch sender address rejected

I'm getting the following rather annoying error message: Sender address rejected: not owned by user subscription@****.ca; from=<subscription@****.ca> to=<webmaster@****.ca> proto=ESMTP ...
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Centos SMTP error command not implemented

I have a vps with Centos 6.5 and postfix installed. When I want to connect to a smtp server like google or mail gun, I get the error 502 command not implemented. Can anybody help me please? This is ...
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Postfix SMTP server gets “550 Requested mail action not taken: Invalid IP”

I have a SMTP server named smtp-ca.mdpi.com and when sending emails to some specific chinese email domains, I am getting back: 550 Requested mail action not taken: Invalid IP<64.15.147.140> (in ...
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Postfix and access restrictions for unknown clients

I'm trying to configure a postfix mailserver and I have a doubt related to parameters like smtpd_reject_unlisted_sender and that sort of things. Of course, I would like to configure my server in such ...
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sending e-mails via sendmail using virtual-users

Currently my sendmail send e-mail with following header: Received: (from www-data@localhost) I want this header to be like: Received: (from contact@mydomain) but I am also hosting multiple ...
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Postfix + Php Mail() VS Postfix + SMTP

Most CMS (Joomla for example) comes with php mail() as default and has the option of changing it to SMTP if we want. I will be setting up both the webserver and mail server (Postfix) in the same VPS ...
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Getting “5.7.1 Unable to Relay” intermittently on mails sent to Exchange 2013

I have a helpdesk system that sends mails through the local exchange server. Until a few days ago, I never had issues with it. For the last week we have started getting complaints about missing ...
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Make exim4 only send mail, do not make it receieve mail

We send email locally using exim4, but we use Google Apps to receive our email. Unfortunately, exim4 is not sending mail addressed for our domain (internal notifications) to the Google Apps mail ...
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SMTP server, remove port 25 for relay communication

I have setup a SMTP server in my internal network, but I want to remove the port 25 completely since my service provider limits access to port 25. However, even using port 587 in my server to ...