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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Outlook 2011 (Mac) refuses to send email, error -17092. All other clients work [Solved]

Having spent a while debugging this, I thought I'd post here so others can save some time. The error from Outlook 2011 is: "The SMTP server does not recognize any of the authentication methods ...
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How can I change the default email address format type for replies on blackberry?

Exchange 2007 BES 5.0.x Hello all, I'm trying to help a colleague with a technical issue. I apologize in advance for not having all of the information. I'm looking for some advice on where to ...
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Permission denied in Postfix's smtp authentication

I am trying to install a SMTP server on my personal machine (ubuntu server). I've been reading up on a lot of documentation and decided to try my hand at Postfix using sasldb2 for authentication. The ...
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Office 365: 'client smtp submission' suddenly starts failing. How to diagnose client auth error?

Since a few days, my application fails sending SMTP email. The app is in fact a scheduled task (which is running on my local machine, written in C#, using SmtpClient) and occasionally needs to send ...
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Configuring Monit to Send Mail through Office365

I'm trying to configure monit to send emails through Office365. Here's the relevant configuration: set mailserver smtp.office365.com port 587 username "username" password "password" using ...
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Outlook on Exchange: Why does it mangle return address for some email?

We have seen this too much in multiple Exchange environments, and need some guidance. When we email (using simple mail client app) to certain Exchange/Outlook sites, when those sites hit Reply, our ...
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Is it possible to prevent emails being sent from an address absent from the AD user's account?

I'm using Exchange Server 2003 on a Windows Server 2003 which is also a domain controller. If a client connects through SMTP using his AD username and password, he can send email from any email ...
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Custom Transport Agent: How do I collect NDRs and all other undeliverables in Exchange 2010 from the Postmaster?

I'm trying to collect all NDRs in a single mailbox for all invalid recipients, and anything that fails for any reason. I have a custom transport agent, that I've written myself that appears here: ...
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Configure postfix to limit total number of connections from any and all SMTP clients in a given time period?

I am trying to figure how to configure Postfix to operate within the requirements given by Spamhaus for free usage of their DNSBLs (http://www.spamhaus.org/organization/dnsblusage/). They specify that ...
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4.4.1 Timeout in 10 minute intervals SMTP on batch email jobs

I am running a job that uses SMTP and it can run in excess of an hour, emailing the entire time. It's not my code but a workflow based app so I just get a form to configure the mail server, subj, msg, ...
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Fetch all Mail from an IMAP server with Postfix to distribute on local IMAP server

The situation: The constellation: We have a managed, dedicated server from a professional provider. We currently have Tobit David.fx server in use within our local network which fetches all E-Mails ...
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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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No more emails being received for user from an email sender

I've set up a Postfix installation based on http://flurdy.com/docs/postfix/ with modifications where I felt was sensible. Emails are being received fine until some users simply no longer receive ...
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Adding real SSL to SMTP mail

I have a domain that I check my SMTP mail on. For PCI reasons for a different domain on the same server, SSL is forced for mail. Now that the forced SSL is in place, I can no longer check my SMTP mail ...
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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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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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IIS 6 Smart Host Outbound Security

I'm using the IIS 6 smart host setting to forward all email sent through IIS to SendGrid. It works fine if I set the Outbound Security and smart host settings at the top level of the Default SMTP ...
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Disable local delivery ONLY for authenticated users in Qmail

We are moving some mailboxes and servers. I'm looking for a way to use remote delivery (with normal MX lookup) instead of local delivery ONLY for authenticated users, in Qmail. connection to port 25 ...
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Stop IIS SMTP Server from sending “Delivery Status Notification (Failure)”

I have set the BadMail directory and the 'Send copy of Non-Delivery Report to' fiels is empty but, somehow I am still receiving the failure messages. Is the a way to stop the failure messages?. I am ...
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Mail smtp server configuration for PHP and RHEL

I'm running WordPress on an intranet VM and I need all outgoing messages to reach a remote smtp server. In php.ini there is this specification: [mail function] ; For Win32 only. SMTP = localhost ...
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Forcing IIS virtual smtp server to verify outgoing TLS certificate

I am in a situation where a web application is using the IIS virtual SMTP server to send out email. The IIS virtual SMTP server is then configured to send all mail out through a smarthost, over TLS ...
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How to setup multiple postfix servers for one domain

I was wondering how to setup multiple postfix smtp servers (mx1.mydomain.com, mx2.mydomain.com, ..., mxN.mydomain.com) for my domain. I've a postfix + courier with virtual users already running, but I ...
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Exchange 2007 and 2010 Journal Messages Stuck In Queue

I have a simple setup of 2 e-mail servers. My Exchange 2010 server, MS2010, is setup to forward all e-mails that it receives to the journaling mailbox. The journal mailbox is located on my Exchange ...
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How to define mail from and host settings in Websphere 6.1 for Java application

Working with some older WAS 6.1 hosts (fix pack 25), and have a java app that sends mail from one host with a mail from field: nobody@nosuchhost.nosuchdomain.com ...
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Ariel will not send through our SMTP server

I'm currently working at a university that uses Ariel software to send ILL documents to teachers at other universities. They do this by e-mail the documents to the users. We recently switched from ...
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Forwarding emails from a domain

I generally use Google Apps to handle email domains. I'm unfortunately stuck in an infinite loop with Google [1] for one the domains I recently picked up. Right now I use Zerigo's awesome DNS ...
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Problems when using IIS SMTP Pickup Service

In my website, I send emails from my website to IIS SMTP Server (using the pickup drlivery method). IIS SMTP server is set up to forward the emails to a local mail server, XMail Server, running on the ...
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migrating to new server, would like to keep sending email from existing server

Hello I'm in the process of moving my site to a new host (ie new IP). I run a social site that sends a large volume of (valid) email, and I have built up a good sending reputation with my current IP ...
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force upstream smtp outbound through proxy

Upon inspection of emails sent outbound to external domains, the backend is revealed as being the true sender, rather than the proxy itself. When sending within the domain, from local user to another, ...
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Tripwire unable to send mail

I'm installing Tripwire Enterprise Console (Server) onto a windows server that happens to be an SMTP forwarder. I proceed through the steps to install TEC and it completes not reporting any errors. ...
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SMTP - Apache SOLR - Localhost to Server

I'm developing a single page application (ajax-php-mysql) using XAMPP (localhost). The app needs to be able to send out quite a few emails per day, not anything crazy like 100,000 but I do suspect it ...
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SMTP Connection disconnecting after “STARTTLS”

We're having issues with our mail server. Basically some emails from external networks are not being accepted by the mailserver. After some debugging using telnet and looking through the logfiles, it ...
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Undeliverable SMTP email not saved to badmail folder using IIS6.0

I am testing my SMTP virtual server hosted in IIS6.0 to verify that when an email cant be delivered and cant be sent back to the sender, then I need to see a copy of the Non Deliver Report in the ...
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550 5.7.1 Message Rejected due to content restrictions

I have a server that for some reason, out of the blue is now having a huge amount of its email being rejected, coming back with 550 5.7.1 NDR's or various derivatives thereof. This just started ...
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Handing E-mail Bounce Back in IIS, Setting up SMTP

Our servers send e-mails from @example.com to customers, clients, etc. We use Google Apps for our domain to send and receive additional e-mails from @example.com. Now, we're trying to handle e-mails ...
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IIS SMTP deleting messages that failed to send

Windows Server 2008 R2 with IIS 6.0 SMTP I recently ran into a smarthost permission issue where my IIS mail server couldn't forward certain messages to it. Basically, the user authenticated for the ...
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Postfix Unable to send mail from thunderbird or outlook

OS: CentOS 6.4 64 bit Mail server: Postfix + Dovecot + MySQL + postfixadmin + Clam + Amavis I have installed a postfixmail server with dovecot,postfixadmin and mysql(virtual domains). I can send and ...
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[Postfix/Dovecot]Impossible to send a message (smtpd)

I've just installed and configured a Postfix server with dovecot for IMAP. I've followed this tutorial for the install : http://goo.gl/Ryf49l And I've tried to connect to the server with Evolution. I ...
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Issue with Russian Characters using IIS6 SMTP Relay

We have an issue where we have an issue with Russian Characters in the body of emails when using IIS6 SMTP Relay on Windows Server 2008 R2. The relay points to an email provider. The characters ...
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Using mime_header_checks to ACCEPT instead of REJECT?

I'm pretty well versed in using header_checks/mime_header_checks to refuse smtp mail in Postfix, but now I think I've gone off the path of righteousness; I'm trying to suss out a way that I can refuse ...
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SMTP on Windows Server 2008

Okay, i know that the built in SMTP server role inside Server 2008 is a little beleaguered; however, using resources here (stackex) and from msft I've worked through the issues I've been able to ...
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Limit esmtp authentication on courier mailserver to certain IP addresses

I would like to limit authentication for users outside of our company network. It is possible to block authentication based on networks or by selected users? Thank you for any tips.
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Incoming mail flagged as spam

A customer of my company can no longer contact us via mail. Our mailserver keeps bouncing their email as spam. I've already contacted them but they say the problem lies with our server, not with ...
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How can I prevent Sendmail from cutting off SMTP error responses from a recipient MTA in maillog?

CentOS 5.x | SendMail 8.14 I've noticed that Sendmail will occasionally cut off SMTP error responses in logs. For example: Jan 10 05:55:55 foobox sendmail[20998]: s1CStsdli020998: ...
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Email server fails to authenticate my client, returns “use web to login”

I'm trying to send a mail message using System.Net.Mail.SmtpClient via Yandex Mail and have the following transcript: S: 220 smtp17.mail.yandex.net ESMTP (Want to use Yandex.Mail for your domain? ...
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SMTP issue causing mail to not be forwarded?

When I send an email to something@mydomain.com, expecting it to be forwarded to myemail@gmail.com via the default address set up in cPanel, it just never arrives.. If I set up an email account in ...
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Postfix forward unknown email address to another server

I have a postfix setup with multiple domains, which is managing mailing lists for several domains. Previously, all of these domains actual email addresses have just been aliases to other email ...
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How to configure SMTP to recognize a group

I'm using a windows server. I installed IIS SMPT server and using it. I have no problem when I send a mail to individual id. But I get an error when trying to send to a group. InternetAddress ...
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Mail server in the middle responsible for translating from one domain to another

The title is a little confusing. We have an internal mail server that can be used to send mail. This internal mail server is only accessible from within our firewall unless we use the mail server's ...
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Cannot write mail to Pickup directory on separate server

I'm trying to set up my .NET application to write SMTP messages to a pickup directory where they can be picked up by Exchange, rather than sending them directly to the Exchange SMTP server. However, ...