Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) relaying (transferring between computers).

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Setup Postfix as a relay / filter

I need to have Postfix set up to work with Lamson. Despite my research on the web, i haven't figured out how to configure postfix. I'll have a server (A) that will forward all its email to a second ...
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Disable local recipient check in Postfix

I am trying to setup Postfix on CentOS. I have configured it to use my Google apps account to send mails. Lets say I have configured Postfix to use user1@mydomain.net, which is a Google apps email. I ...
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Is there any risk to sending emails to accounts that no longer exist?

As mentioned in a previous question of mine, I send a lot of emails. I have calculated that approximately 2% of them are coming back to me immediately with the general text reading: 550-5.1.1 The ...
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Sending mail in localhost:25 with Ssmtp

I already have Ssmtp installed and working in a Centos 5.7 machine with Gmail configured. I can send mails in th shell without problems. Now i want to use the ssmtp to allow a web app (installed in ...
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SMTP server currently an open relay

I'm using Postfix (2.3.3) on CentOS (5.7). Right now, my server seems to be acting like an open relay. If I specify a login, it works fine, both unsecured and with TLS (however TLS nags me about the ...
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Exchange 2007 relay from sendmail, message “Undelivered”. Possible reasons?

Note: This is my re-post from Stackoverflow. I've been messing with a test environment for security purposes where a DMZ RHEL5 sendmail server is used as a relay for an Exchange 2007 server. ...
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Set up SMTP server to add global signature to all emails from Google Apps for Business

We are using Google Apps for Business for our mail server, but require a global signature (simple HTML) to be appended to every message sent. This is not a feature of Google Apps, although it is ...
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SMTP Relay to capture attachments

Does anyone know of FOSS solutions (or general information) on setting up a Linux-bases SMTP mail relay that can do the following: Detect if a message has an attachment if so, save the attachment to ...
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How can I send email notifications from an app that does not support TLS when my service requires TLS?

We have recently changed the email services. The previous service allowed us to make SMTP connections without TLS. The new service requires TLS. We have a couple applications that need to send ...
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Postfix smtp relay with mysql autentification. How to?

I have a Centos 5 mail server setup with postfix and dovecot (+ postfix admin). Dovecot autentification is trough mysql database (which is updated with postfix admin). Passwords are stored in md5. ...
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Postfix: Relay access denied

When I telnet to my server thats running postfix and try to send an email: MAIL FROM:<someuser@mydomain.com> #=> 250 2.1.0 Ok RCPT TO:<me@gmail.com> #=> 554 5.7.1 ...
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SMTP server to be used for Email Marketing Service

I am trying to build a email marketing service company. I am a .net programmer and I have played around trying to build a custom SMTP server but a lot of problems came up when domain keys into play. ...
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Problems using hmailserver as outgoing SMTP server

I have hmailserver set up and accepting email for projectattack.co.uk domain - I can connect to the server through port 110 pop3 using both gmail and mail.app on osx I have a cname pointing smtp to ...
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SMTP blacklisted email response code

I am implementing a blacklist filter for a SMTP relay, which allows the user to define rules based on sender email, receiver email, sender ip or a combination of these. What SMTP status code should it ...
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“Relay access denied” overflowing postfix mail.log

My mail.log is overflowing with random spammers attempting to send spam through my server. Is this typical or have I misconfigured something? Is there a way to ban an IP after several attempts of ...
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Exim4 Smart Host Relay

I am running Exim 4.71. I want to: Route all email from A.com through mail.A.com Route all email from [B-E].com through mail.B.com Send all other email directly. Here is the configuration I have ...
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qmail questions - whitelisting and relays

My new server runs qmail, which I've never used before. There is no inbound mail on the server (all the clients have mail hosted elsewhere, but some systems on the server send mail. I'm about to move ...
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Dedicated Server emails ending up in Junk

I have a dedicated server that works fine. Recently I added a new domain with a new dedicated IP address. The emails from the webserver gets sent out from the primary IP address which is different ...
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sendmail can not relay from itself

I am running 3 centos 5.2 servers and I have configured the server for forward all messages to root to be emailed to me via .forward rule. This is working fine on two of the servers but not on the ...
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Relay SMTP server

I am not a server administrator, but know my way around *nix and shell Right now my web server is set up to relay to an e-mail address that does not exists. How can I change it. Thanks for any ...
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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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send email from ubuntu: msmtp VS esmtp VS ssmtp (and nullmailer)

What are the main differences between these 3 packages that have a very similar name? msmtp VS esmtp VS ssmtp (and eventually nullmailer) Thanks
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Postfix After-Queue Content Filter, advanced filter not working

I followed the instructions in the postfix website on how to setup a content filter, I got the simple example up and running fairly quick, but after long hours of struggle I couldnt get the advanced ...
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When does Postfix not perform lookups in virtual_alias_maps?

I'm having a real pickle of a problem: I have a Postfix 2.6.6 / CentOS 6 server that's set up to forward mail from specific aliases to specific destinations. This is done through a mysql ...
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Postfix transport relay based on result of MX lookup

You can tell postfix to relay all mails for *@gmail.com via your account on smtp.google.com using transport maps: # /etc/postfix/transport gmail.com smtp:[smtp.gmail.com]:587 . # ...
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SMTP as SmartHost for SendMail

My general task is following: We have workable application that sends mails to the users (that are registered in this application on some actions); Mails are sending using sendmail tool; In order to ...
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Dual delivery Google Apps and Postifx (server reject mail from my domain on google)

This is the scenario: I have a server with Postfix and some domains, and now, one of this domains want to use Gmail Google Apps only in a couple of accounts. The end-user configure the domain with ...
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multiple login credentials for same relayhost

i struggle with my postfix config. i want to use the same relayhost for my two domains, but i have different credentials on the relayhost. is there a way to tell postfix to use two different login ...
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Postfix sometimes ignore sasl_passwd

I have a server (server1) configured to use a relayhost (server2), with a specific username and password. server2 is another of my servers. server1 configuration: /etc/postfix/main.cf: relayhost = ...
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What are the values of Exchange's XSHADOW and XQDISCARD commands?

Shadow redundancy is an Exchange-specific feature (beginning with Exchange 2010) that provides a measure of fault tolerance when relaying email messages with SMTP. The sending Exchange server sends ...
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Postfix: Modify sender address based on recipient

We have a Postfix server that receives mail from our application servers. Senders are in the form user@host.fqdn (where host.fqdn can vary, depending on source server) and recipients can be internal ...
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Exchange 2007 Server - Sender unable to send one recipient in the domain

I have a mail server that serves multiple domains. I have 2 users that use a specific domain. User A does not experience any issues when sending and receiving mail. User B can send emails fine and ...
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Postfix mail gateway/relay for limited domains

I have a number of servers at a hosting space. What is the best way or is it possible to run a relay on one of the system to send all emails to alerts@myowndomain.com to our email hosting service ? ...
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530 5.7.1 Client was not authenticated Exchange 2010 for some computers within mask

We have a classic problem with Client not Authenticated but with a specific twist: We have an Exchange 2010 cluster, let's say EX01 and EX02, the connection is always to smtp.acme.com, then it is ...
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Mailx not sending emails

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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IIS 6.0 and Virtual SMTP relay ~ some messages are bouncing

I will give a quick overview and then the details. I have a Exchange 2003 environment that I have been asked to slap on a disclaimer on all outgoing mail. So I have setup a Windows 2003 server and ...
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Need help diagnosing “User unknown in virtual alias table”

I'm using virtual alias maps to relay mail and I keep having some of the entries bounce. Postfix seems to know where they are supposed to go and when I run postmap -q for virtual_alias_maps and ...
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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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How to get rid of messages addressed to not existing subdomains?

I have small problem with my sendmail server and need your little help :-) My situation is as follow: User mailboxes are placed on MS exchanege server and all mail to and from outside world are ...
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Postfix relaying : email to multiple addresses with one relay

I have postfix installed on an ubuntu server so my website can hand it email to relay onto sendgrid.net. Before I installed postfix I setup swiftmailer to send the email directly to sendgrid.net, and ...
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Can anyone explain what are the inbound and outbound relay in the mail server?

Can anyone explain what are the inbound and outbound relay in the mail server?
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Configure Exchange 2007 to Route Messages for Shared Address Space

I have a strange problem with Exchange 2007, the company has two separate offices, one with SBS 2008/Exchange 2007 installed, the other does not have a server and uses our pop3 service from our web ...
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Running/debugging SMTP Event Sinks under windows 2008

I have an SMTP Event Sink to process incoming SMTP email messages to perform special processing. Under IIS 6/SMTP, this event sink runs as expected. Under IIS 7/SMTP, it does not appear to run, even ...
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Block SMTP Relay Commands with Windows Server 2003

I use the POP3 Service that comes with Windows 2003 and that requires that I allow SMTP Anonymous Authentication. Although I've turned off relaying, I would like to do is reject any commands that ...
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Postfix relay host connection fails: timed out while receiving initial server greeting

I have an Elastix server box that I want to send email notifications of voice mails from. I'd like to send them through our company email (hosted by shared web host provider Bluehost). I have followed ...
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Allowing Sharepoint to relay email through Exchange

I have written a Sharepoint 2007 web part that sends a field from a form to a specified email address. I have got the form working as I require, but at present it can only send to internal email ...
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A flexible SMTP server that's open source or free

We currently have our own in-house email marketing software for our newsletters, and were using SQL server's SMTP agent to send emails through our local SMTP server (IIS) and then onto our ISP's SMTP ...
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How does “sendmail” send mails to any domain name?

I noticed that one of our servers (running Ubuntu) can send mails to any domain (yahoo.com ,gmail.com) using simple "sendmail" command. But I cannot figure out how to configure similar setup in a new ...
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Is there a way to set up an SMTP relay that allows users of a web app to have the web app send emails with their own email address as senders?

the web service sends out emails on behalf of the users to their customers. So john@domainA.com uses webservice and webservice sends emails . The emails should be appearing as coming from ...
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SMTP / HELO and RBL black listing

We've been having many issues with our external IP address being put on RBL's and blacklisted. We are using a 3rd party, hosted SMTP e-mail and we have two locations using it. Our TLD is ABC.com. ...