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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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 ...
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Postfix setup on AWS EC2 using SMTP relay

On ec2 instance, the IP is dynamic, and if I want to use third party SMTP gateway such as sendgrid, what is the suggested values of the following fields? myorigin myhostname mydestination Assume ...
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RoundCube SSL SMTP Failure

I've set up a roundcube installation on my website that works great when using SSL for IMAP and non-ssl for smtp. The only problem is this: when I switch to using ssl://smtp.[mydomain].com for my ...
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What should I set in postfix's myhostname / mydestination?

I am using Ubuntu, on a web server need to send out email (via sendgrid), this server never receive any external email, and I've the following hostname settings /etc/hostname = example /etc/hosts = ...
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Regarding Remote SMTP

I am trying to send mail using remote Gmail SMTP from my joomla website. Do I still need to install & configure MTA such such postfix for connecting to remote Gmail Servers or the joomla would ...
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Exim/Cpanel Email Headers

We have been trying to figure this out for a few days now and have been all over this board as well as a few others, and this refers to Received From and X-AntiAbuse: Primary Hostname headers. We are ...
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Send email from main domain using exim4

I've installed exim4 on my server to send email for server messages, registration messages, lost password messages etc. My server's FQDN/rDNS is mail.example.com, which I also entered during the ...
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How can I enforce TLS in sendmail when I don't necessarily know the hostname of the downstream MTA (only IPs)? [e.g. by recipients' domain]

I'm running SendMail 8.14 and have some custom static routes for sending to certain domains. These domains are "internal" but not managed directly by me. Here's an example of ...
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how to provide username and password for ansible mail module

How to provide username and password of email account while using ansible mail module. I'm using gmail smtp server. In documentation of mail module nothing is mentioned about it. I also came across ...
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SecAst: Configuring Email Alerts for Google Apps Account

Requesting assistance with configuring SecAst email alerts to work with Google Apps hosted account (posting here as per request by Generation D)... We have SecAst installed on a system with a new ...
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What are some useful email reports to monitor in an SMTP/email environment?

It's possible to generate dozens of email reports in a given SMTP environment, and I'm interested in learning what reports are common in large installations and how they are used. Examples: ...
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How to limit amount of email sent by postfix to certain domains and control it by using mail header?

Goal I'm looking for a solution to limit rate of e-mails sent to specific e-mail operator (several Top-Level domains, all of them I know) on hourly basis. I also need some way to control the rate on ...
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Exchange 2010 – Multiple Smart Hosts

A client has Exchange 2010 which, up to now, had a single internet connection. They were sending email via a smart host run by their ISP. It was working OK. We have put in a second internet ...
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Do most SMTP servers support SSL? [closed]

I'm working on an application that has to be able to send out emails with potentially sensitive information. I was wondering if there's any data on what SMTP servers are typically used in a corporate ...
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Postfix allow SASL-authenticated users to send from any IP address

I understand that I need SMTP on port 25 to receive email, but I do not want this to be a relay port. Instead I would port 587 to be used for registered (SASL-authenticated) users to relay email from ...
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Incoming hotmail connections timing out with TLS enabled

Okay, this has me completely baffled. I have tried many things to fix this but I'm at my wits end. At the start of June, the server which I maintain suddenly decided to stop accepting incoming TLS ...
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Postfix Regex Alias with Text Substitution

I'm migrating from an older email structure ([first letter of first name].[last name]@company.com) to [first letter of first name][last name]@company.com. To ensure that mail sent to older addresses ...
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Plesk qmail-smtpd: how to relay mail sent FROM a certain domain through a smarthost

Running Plesk with the default qmail-smtpd and would like to bounce mail sent from one large customer through a seprate smarthost. I did some searching and it seems you can only decide which mail to ...
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How to know if iptables rules work? [closed]

I'm implementing a IP Rotation for my SMTP Server using iptables, how would I know it work? This is the rule I use. iptables -t nat -I POSTROUTING -m state --state NEW -p tcp --dport 80 -o eth0 -m ...
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Configuring SMTPS in Virtualmin

I'm attempting to configure SMTPS in Virtualmin and am running into a roadblock. I followed the instructions here without a problem but when I do the autoconfigure in Thunderbird it still says that ...
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Zimbra SMTP Reverse DNS Mismatch

I have a Zimbra email server. sending and receiving is fine, however When I use online tools to check that things are configured properly, I'm being told my reverse DNS SMTP Banner is wrong. ---- ...
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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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Google IP Address Ranges for incoming SMTP

Essentially I'm answering my own question here, but want to provide this info to anyone else who might need it. I need all the valid IP address ranges for Google Apps mail servers. I'm configuring a ...
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Have Postfix bounce certain addresses with a custom message and forward all other messages to another server

We have a list of users who no longer have mailboxes in our Exchange environment. We want to have a very specific reply to these users with a possible custom variable. I thought Postfix would ...
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Reverse DNS (PTR) for Email

We are hosting our website (http://www.redappleapartments.com) with a hosting company in Sweden. And we are using godaddy as our email provider. So, our smtp servers are smtp.europe.secureserver.net ...
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Postfix multiple checks

I want to achieve the following with Postfix: Run all emails through a black list Allow any clients sending to a list of domains Allow some clients sending to any domain This is what I have: ...
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Two servers, severals domains, reverse DNS and blacklist

I will try to explain the context. 2 VPS with PLESK 11.5 The first (named vps67877.ovh.net - we call it v67) is a mail server (ip 37.187.33.38) The second (named vps68789.ovh.net - we call it v68) ...
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Collectd notify_email Plugin Not Working On Ubuntu 14.04

I'm attempting to set up e-mail notifications using collectd and the threshold / notify_email plugins. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, attempting to relay e-mails through Amazon SES. Relevant package ...
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5.7.1 SMTP error when running stored proc using DB Mail in SQL Server 2012

I am getting an error in SQL Server 2012 Database Mail when executing a stored proc to send an email from a specified address to a specified address using Office 365 as the SMTP server. The mail ...
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hMail server - sending copy of an e-mail changing the sender

Dear All please help me with following request. I am using hMail server in a company(test.com) and have several hundred of guest e-mail accounts (guestxxxx@test.com). I need to accomplish this: ...
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sSMTP Configuration issue for Zoho mail

I was using following configuration to send from Gmail from sSMTP from Ubuntu using PHP # # Config file for sSMTP sendmail # # The person who gets all mail for userids < 1000 # Make this empty to ...
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How to find the smtp connection of an organisational mail?

I am using alfresco 4.2e which uses smtp configuration to send mail. Here is my required configuration mail.host=smtp.gmail.com mail.port=465 mail.protocol=smtps mail.username=abc@gmail.com ...
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Exchange 2007 issue internet receive connector

I have issue with yahoo.co.uk if I send a mail from within the yahoo webconsole the mail arrives in my inbox on the exchange server If I send mail from Iphone configure to send via mail box ...
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Maximum length of MAIL FROM address

When sending out emails with a MAIL FROM address > 81 characters I receive bounce messages from some MTAs: 501 Syntax error - Badly formatted address. (in reply to MAIL FROM command) As soon as ...
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Sendmail.mc: alias all incoming e-mails to one account

I need to alias all mail coming from another SMTP server to this one account "myinbox". The system in question is to receive all e-mail on the domain, if that's any help. ...
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SMTP Server setting on Windows 2008 R2

I am very very new to this and just trying to configure SMTP virtual server. I have followed a few threads to get it all running, but the mails are not being delivered. What I have done so far - 1) ...
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Email client wont connect to SMTP Authentication server

Im having trouble installing SMTH Auth for my ubuntu email server. I have followed ubuntu own guide for SMTH AUT (https://help.ubuntu.com/14.04/serverguide/postfix.html). But my email client ...
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Windows 2008 RC2 IIS6 SMTP Virtual Servers - Limited to 4

In line with this post: http://www.hugheserblog.com/2012/05/22/error-creating-iis-smtp-virtual-servers/ I am receiving the same issues: When we tried to add more than 4 IIS SMTP virtual servers, ...
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How Do I Configure Nginx To Communicate with SMTP Server?

I'm an application developer and have little knowledge on sysadmin / server configuration tasks. I have an nginx server communicating to a Flask web application through uWSGI on a VPS. I'm trying to ...
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How can I limit the amount of messages SendMail will recieve in a single incoming connection?

Is there a way to limit how many messages can be received by SendMail in a given SMTP session? I have a SendMail server and an upstream application server is trying to send dozens (potentially ...
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What does the SMTP status 250 BONHAM COOLED BY FIRE mean?

I noticed this in my email server logs recently: status=sent (250 OK BONHAM COOLED BY FIRE ...) I searched, and the only reference I could find anywhere else on the internet was in this ...
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Exchange 2010: Send emails via STMP with custom From address to outside the domain

The requirement(s): (1) Connect to Exchange via STMP and (2) basic authentication and send emails with a (3) custom From address to (4) recipients outside the domain. I was able to get (1) - (3) ...
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Posftfix - MTA during fwd-connect Negative greeting

I have problem with postfix on Debian Squeezy (Yes. Squeezy). I can't send email, idk why. My postqueue: root@mx-2:~# postqueue -p -Queue ID- --Size-- ----Arrival Time---- -Sender/Recipient------- ...
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Does SMTP accept “friendly” address in FROM line (in particular Exchange)

I have an application server sending mails with SMTP, and this application generates a FROM line that contains a "friendly address" that seems to be refused by Exchange, of the form: MAIL FROM: ...
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Exchange 2010 SP3: 4.3.1 Insufficient system resources

We have Office 365 with a hybrid deployment. Our on-premise server is relaying email directly out to the web (not via EOP). domain-a.com is an accepted domain on our on-premise server; domain-b.com is ...
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DNS Zone Record: How to set up MX Record correctly? [closed]

I've been search for this for quite a while, and tried many different examples for weeks (because I usually have to wait a couple hours for the DNS change). Nothing made my mail() in PHP as well as my ...
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How to configure synology NAS for SMTP server [closed]

first of all I have to admit that I'm a beginner in this topic. In fact this is my first post. I have a synology 213J that I want to configure as SMTP server. I discovered that I needed a domain in ...
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Postfix not sending mail :

I have postfix installed on my webserver and, since a couple of days, it seems that it cannot send mail anymore. All my messages are in postfix queue and I have each time the following message ...
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Service Closing transmission on OpenSSL [duplicate]

I am trying to send email through OpenSSL as below : Client > openssl s_client -crlf -connect smtp.mail.yahoo.com:465 SERVER > 220 smtp.mail.yahoo.com ESMTP ready Client > HELO localhost ...
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“Postfix SMTP server: errors from *” repeated automatic response

I'm attempting to setup a mail server with Postfix and Dovecot. It's not really working all that well, but there's something more urgent I'd like to get fixed first. I sent a few test e-mail ...