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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Postfix only delivering mail locally (instead of correct destination)

For whatever reason, postfix cannot send email to my google apps account. It says the message is sent, but I've confirmed with google apps support that the message isn't being received. (Thus it is ...
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Postfix relay mails from a single domain and IP

we have an Mdaemon server which redirects outbound mails to an external basic Postfix relayer. We have configured firewall rules (in front of postfix server) to accept smtp requests only from the ...
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Bizzare routing: EITHER accepts emails OR sends depending if NetworkManager is running

Due to an otherwise unrelated hardware failure (long story) I've been forced to return an older Fedora Core system into service as a mail server. It's primary service is as a file server and Samba ...
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How to drop messages containing a specific text from exim4?

I am trying to filter messages received by exim4 on Debian by using a system_filter but for some reason exim4 keeps delivering them even if I know that the filter is loaded but the conditions are ...
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What is a good third-party SMTP software for custom logging?

I am currently using IIS 6 SMTP to send out some of our mail and I unfortunately amn't finding the logging performed by it to be verbose enough - nor am I able to customise it to the level I would ...
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How can I configure sendmail (or another mail server) to accept outbound mail, but to not send it out?

Is it possible to configure sendmail to accept all outbound email but to not send it out? Either it can just log them to be read later, or better yet, if it can be configured to send ALL outbound mail ...
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Sendmail is not sending

I have a sendmail server on a Solaris 10 server that's stopped working. I can't seem to find anything about failed messages in /var/adm/sendmail. Here's what I'm seeing when I try to debug: ...
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postfix remote received header

I have two servers SERVER -1 (S1) and SERVER -2 (S2)(Based on centos 5 + Postfix). S1 contains my software and S2 is a SMTP. S1 submits mails to S2 and S2 mails to REMOTE STMP. Received mail show ...
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Windows 2003 Server IIS SMTP Sending SPAM

we have a Windows 2003 Server using IIS6 for SMTP and Websites. A couple of weeks ago the server started to send out SPAM emails. I'm trying to figure out how to identify where the SPAM is coming ...
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What does SMTP 'designate' term mean?

I received a gmail from the address of a friend who is long out of contact. It is possible to use a utility/service such as mail2web.com to define a sender email that differs from the true sender ...
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Is it safe to ublock 587, SMTP submission port?

We have had problems before with SMTP port 25 (smtp) - some PC's were sending spam mail throught that port. So we blocked that and only allowed only outgoing smtp servers we needed. Howerver, i read ...
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Exim as relay server

Hi I have exim running on port 8900 and another mail server running on port 25. This mail server will be used to relay outgoing emails to exim. But somehow I am getting this error from exim 550, ...
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Exchange 2007 server send out spam

Our exchange server is sending out spam, as it has been listed on various spam blacklist and not to sure know how to stop it. I've started with verify SMTP with a site like ...
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IIS Virtual SMTP to use the secondary IP when sending email

My hoster have assigned to my server a secondary IP adresse. For example, my primary IP adress is 174.10.10.1 and my secondary IP adress is 174.10.10.2. My donmain name "example.com" is binded to the ...
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Can I receive mail at another port like 465 instead of default 25 on my mail server?

My Zimbra mail server, which uses Postfix, is working fine. I am able to receive mail at 25 from Yahoo, Hotmail etc., but if I block my 25 port for incoming then mail will stop to come into my mail ...