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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GMail detecting mail as spam [duplicate]

I've been trying for a long time to get our company's mail server send mail that will get accepted by the GMail spam filter. I have managed making it work for Yahoo Mail and Hotmail, sadly GMail is ...
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How to send email from home ip when the email server isn't a designated outbound mail server allocated to BT Retail customers [on hold]

I can receive email, but when I try to send an email from my home office via our work email server (which I am admin of) I get the following reply: Your message did not reach some or all of the ...
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Inbox lock for exclusive access [duplicate]

-I found server logged into mailbox on my smtp server -This server released connection for inactivity after 10 minutes. -in the 10 minutes between logged in & disconnected for inactivity, 3 ...
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Dovecot pop3: Disconnected for inactivity

We've application fetching messages from mailbox inbox. Once, application stoppped fetching, then we'd the following in maillog: Aug 15 11:03:47 server_name postfix/virtual[16743]: 731E258003: ...
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Set default gateway based on protocol using pfSense

I have a pfSense configured with two Internet links for broadband load balancing. One of these links block outgoing traffic on 25 port (WAN1). I have a mail server (IP 10.6.9.2) that should use the ...
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Unable to lock error message in SMTP Server

I've the following error message appeared 3 continuous for the same mailbox > (delivery failed to mailbox > /var/spool/postfix/vhosts/<user>/mail/inbox: > > unable to lock for ...
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What happens inbetween SMTP and POP3?

I understand SMTP, and to a lesser degree POP3, but I feel like I'm missing a large chunk inbetween. I see this image on a Microsoft page: and I feel like what I'm missing is the "Internet" part. ...
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“4.7.0 Timeout waiting for client input” error Exchange 2013

I am having trouble sending mail from several servers with the following error when trying from command line. -> (telnet 25, mail to rcpt to data etc.) 250 2.1.5 Recipient OK data 354 Start mail ...
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Open Postfix or Sendmail to all IP's

Can I configure Postfix or Sendmail to allow all IP's without authentication? I understand that this could lead to all sorts of abuse. We have some monitoring systems that send notifications out via ...
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Which domain should have 'abuse' or 'postmaster' or “fbl” email accounts?

Consider that I am providing SMTP services for several clients and the sender / SMTP domain is mails.mysmtp.com. When client A is using my email infrastructure, he may use from address (from header) ...
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Exchange 2013 Client Frontend connector will not accept TLS

I have a new Exchange 2013 environment running on Windows 2013 R2 with 2x Edge and 4x CAS/Mailbox servers deployed. It is deployed in a resource forest, with proper trust relationships established to ...
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Using SMTP Relay on a Exim Server in VPS for Multiple Domains

I am moving my email behind a dynamic IP, and I will need to SMTP relay outbound email in order to avoid spam lists. My domain is hosted through a BlueHost VPS running EXIM. I am wondering what I ...
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Windows Server SMTP Feature - Installation Ramifications

Background: I am a SQL Server DBA. I have inherited about 50 SQL Servers and need to set up various maintenance plans and alerts. To get the full benefit, I'll also need to configure Database Mail ...
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Setting up ubuntu to send mail from PHPMailer

I have a small server, inside the company where I work, which has an app that needs to send email to notify users for different reasons. I'm using PHPMailer to do this. But as I suspected, I need to ...
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Limit Emails Per Hour Per IP [closed]

Anyone knows a script or software for CentOS and Windows that can be installed onto dedicated servers with no control panel limiting emails per hour per IP or full block. Thanks in advanced!
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Exim4 require TLS for all hosts but localhost

As my webmailer does not support STARTTLS and I want to enable relaying for everyone at localhost, I would like to have Exim advertise AUTH PLAIN and LOGIN only without TLS if the connection was ...
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Postfix sends as hostname.domain.com instead of domain.com

I've been trying to set up a debian mail server running postfix, but when I try to send mail via mail example@outlook.com the recipient sees the sender as hostname.domain.com. The hostname it sends ...
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Postfix cannot send to external domains

I set up my Postfix with a sasl link to a Dovecot user / domain database. Postfix is giving the following error message when trying to send mail to external recipients (internal are fine): Server ...
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How to setup SMTP server to allow mailing to any recipient? [closed]

I have a windows server, acting as a web server and mail server. For the mailserver I use hmailserver and works fine recieving emails but not so good sending emails because I cannot setup reverse DNS ...
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Is there a way to send email using port 465 only? [closed]

I'm trying to send email via port 465 since my ISP has blocked the port 25. openssl s_client -crlf -connect example.com:465 EHLO example.com AUTH LOGIN sdgfsdgfdgdfg dfgdfgdf mail from: ...
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Postfix virtual mailbox base, uid, gid — good user and group choice?

I often see tutorials for setting up Postfix with the virtual mailbox delivery agent on Linux that instruct to create a new disabled-login user and group to own virtual mailboxes in ...
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Trac notifications (smtp) and Postfix

I've two separate ubuntu 12.04 servers. Runs Trac (homeserver/Dyndns) Runs postfix (VPS/staticIP) I configured trac to use TLS and connect to postfix server. Trac config: admit_domains = ...
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At what point should I dedicate a server for SMTP [closed]

I currently have a 2GB RAM windows server 2012 which is has IIS and SMTP installed on there. Now I seen alot of people leave SMTP out on the webserver and buy a server just dedicated to handle the ...
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IIS SMTP Service LDAP

Right now, I am trying to validate the users of my smtp with Active Directory to avoid directory harvest attacks. I have tested a lots of way but none of them seems to be working. See the below ...
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Postfix still complains that “certificate verification failed” even when “smtp_tls_security_level = fingerprint”

I'm attempting to use Postfix (version 2.6.6 on RHEL6) to connect to and send mail via a mail relay on our internal network. I want to connect with STARTTLS on port 25 (port 465 is not available on ...
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Swiftmail cannot use sendmail/postfix

When I try to run some Kohana swiftmailer I get the following error in maillog: Jul 23 17:18:37 ads postfix/sendmail[5818]: fatal: execv /usr/libexec/postfix/smtpd: Permission denied The output of ...
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determine which application is sending mail via postfix

I would like to track down which applications (other than PHP, which I can track via mail.log setting in php.ini) are connecting to and sending email via postfix. Is this possible via any log ...
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exim4 - Why is rate limiting outbound mail to a smarthost only working with acl_not_smtp?

In an effort to rate limit outgoing emails per recipient (all emails are sent by the same user), I've been doing some testing in a very simple environment: ...
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syslog-ng 3.5 flush_lines not working with smtp

What I want: automatic emails every time someone successfully logs into my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server. /var/log/auth.log gets 2 lines written to it every time I login. Example: Jul 22 13:55:49 server ...
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monitoring availability of publicly accessible distribution lists

I have an unusual request from management: to set up monitoring of public-facing email addresses that resolve to distribution lists(groups). We are using Exchange 2010 to host these lists/groups. I ...
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How to setup intermediate SMTP mail server / relay to filter outgoing emails

I want to block all outgoing emails except to few whitelisted domains. what are the best ways to go about it? Can I put an intermediate Intranet server which will do filtering based on whitelist and ...
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Postfix 5.7.1 Unable to relay [deliver internal mail directly]

I have the following scenario: serverA = RHEL5 using Sendmail serverB = RHEL6 using Postfix serverC = RHEL6 using Postfix gwsmtp = relayhost example.com = domain name As we are migrating from ...
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Server sometimes doesn't receives e-mail, with error 451

One of my customers tried to send me an e-mail with his e-mail address that I didn't received. He received a Delivery Status Notification (Delay). I only received the message 2 days later In the ...
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Mail delivery to not-yet-migrated accounts in O365 staged migration

I'm about 10% through a staged migration from Exchange 2003 on-prem to Office 365's Exchange Online. The question I have is how do the migrated users that are now successfully using Exchange Online ...
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hotmail isn't receiving mail from my server

Hotmail is block all mails (not send to Junk, it really block!) send from my VPS server (even if I send directly from roundcube, for instance). I checked all configs and seems that all is ok. Works to ...
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Postfix: Relay Access Denied, Reverse DNS Mismatch Error

I have dovecot and postfix installed to handle emails. I have used telnet to check imap and it appears to work fine but when i run telnet mail.domain.com smtp i get 554 5.7.1 <user@gmail.com>: ...
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Postfix relaying to local instead of relayhost

I am trying a simple postfix relay of emails via an SMTP server. But I see from the logs that the mails are relayed to local and not to the relay host. The main.cf configurations are below, ...
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Postfix Outgoing Mail Suddenly Being Deferred

I am having trouble sending mail with postfix after changing the "Format for usernames that include domain" under the "Mail For Domain" template. Basically I had everything working but then changed ...
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Does IIS 6 Virtual SMTP Server support UTF/Unicode Subject Lines

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server running IIS 7.5 hosting a bunch of websites. These websites relay email through the IIS 6 Manager's Virtual SMTP Server. I'm trying to verify whether or not this ...
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My server does not listen to port 25, even though iptables allows smtp traffic [closed]

My public server accepts traffic and relays them to other machines on the network with iptables PREROUTING rules. I recently added a mail server at 192.168.1.10 and made its iptables rules to accept ...
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Simplest Way to Setup Email for Various Domains

I'm beginning to use Mandrill to send out transactional emails from my various domains. Now what I'd like is a way to receive these emails simply w/out setting up a mail server on my linux boxes. I'm ...
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Postfix Domain Whitelisting in Combination with Sender Authentication

I'd like to whitelist several domains in my Postfix configuration in such a way that all e-mails from those domains are accepted as long as they're properly authenticated using SPF and/or DKIM, should ...
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SMTP retry interval - Lotus Domino

Our ISP only accepts 5 emails per transmission. If I do a manual send (route *), then I usually get the error: 57 Retry( 2) SMTP [$Retry MY_ISP.COM] (Push) Last error: 421 4.4.2 Message submission ...
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SMTP don't work when try to send mail from mail clinet

Mail server works fine when send mail from server, but when I use some mail client it not work. I found this in logs: Jul 12 19:45:04 tvsite postfix/smtpd[3356]: warning: hostname adsl-bb29-l44 does ...
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EXIM - 550 Cannot receive from specified address - Sendgrid

We're having some intermediate issues with exim where some emails go through and then others get the 550 Cannot receive from specified address Error. This is the guide we used to setup EXIM: ...
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Remote IP and SMTP Proxy

Is it possible to proxy emails - with postfix for example - transparently so the backend mail server will get the last SMTP server IP address (rbl purpose) and not the Proxy IP address? If it is ...
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Will mailing lists “break” if SPF is too restrictive?

I have recently configured my own mail server (Linux-based postfix + dovecot scenario). This is just for personal use - I have no bulk mail going out, no automatically generated mail outbound from the ...
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View realtime list of connections to Postfix

I am running Postfix on a linux box with a couple hundred local users with mailboxes. Is there a way to monitor all incoming connections (SMTP) to the Postfix service? I.e. a live stream of "IP ...
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drop smtp live connection

So the problem is that I think my server got DDoS attack with SMTP packet (my mail server). What I can see is that the attacker abuse the smtp_connection_cache. The attacker keep connections (smtp) ...
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smtpdiag tool lists wrong mail servers

I have a weird issue on a server. When i run the smtpdiag tool, it lists the old mail server settings (with mx servers being website.com & mx01.1and1.com). here're the results Checking MX servers ...