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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Cannot set a default SMTP server certificate on Exchange Server 2013

I've an Exchange 2013 Server with two wildcard certificates, one for matching the internal AD zone and the other one with the public domain. The certificates are defined with those names: ...
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Is Sender Policy Framework (SPF) effective in preventing Phishing emails?

As defined in RFC4408, Sender Policy Framework only checks the envelope sender (aka MAIL FROM). The From: header is not being tested. As it is the value of the From: header which is usually displayed ...
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Exchange 2003 mail non-delivery (NDR), spam activity? events 7002 & 7004

Windows Server 2003 Small Business Server SP2 Exchange Version 6.5 (Build 7638.2: Service Pack 2) This network has been neglected and has been having email problems for years and was on many ...
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Catch incoming email and then deliver to original recipient on sendmail

in the company I work for there are a user that is making bad use of the email, but to have evidence of what he is doing we need to intercept all the incoming email to him and all outgoing email from ...
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Exchange 2010 is trying to relay messages for delivery

I am using Exchange 2010 on premises. I am in the process of setting up a SMTP proxy that will receive all messages coming into the office, log them, then forward them to my exchange server for local ...
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IIS SMTP TLS encryption issue

I enabled TLS in IIS SMTP Virtual Server with a self-signed server certificate. Made sure that the certificate has the FQDN of the server. Checked the TLS encryption checkbox in Virtual SMTP > ...
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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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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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SMTP Event Sinks in Windows 2008 R2

We use a 3rd party software to send Bulk Emails. The software does not provide options to add Email addresses in BCC. However, as per Compliance Rules, it is necessary for us to add a BCC address to ...
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Is is a good idea to put SMTP Shadow replication on the same VLAN as DAG replication?

We have a VLAN for DAG replication, Recoverpoint (SQL Data), and right now SMTP Shadow replication is going over with the production traffic. Should shadow replication be limited to the site? Should ...
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How to move the Inetpub\mailroot folder on SMTP Windows Server 2003 where Exchange isn't installed

Can anybody enlighten me on how to move the C:\Inetpub\mailroot\ directory to a different location i.e. D:\ on a Windows 2003 Server that does not have Exchange installed on it? The only modifiable ...
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Is it possible to use CDO libraries (classic ASP) to send mail to Office 365 / Exchange Online?

I'm working on a migration to Office 365 / Exchange Online for a SMB company which until now has been running a local Exchange 2010 server; we're talking about ~25 mailboxes here. However, there's a ...
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Gmail accepting postfix relay via Port 25 but rejecting emails sent via TLS login on same server?

I have a postfix email server that handles mail via two routes. First is a relay on port 25, this is dedicated to a single external IP address via a 'mynetworks' entry. This route is to handle email ...
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iPhone SMTP Server errors with Regional Cell Carrier

I run an email server (CommuniGate Pro) under Red Hat Linux for our organization of about 200 employees. Many of our employees use their phones (iPhones 5 or later), to get their email. Some use IMAP ...
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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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Configure Citadel to be Used For sending email using smtp

Sorry for this foolish question, but I have less knowldge about servers. So bear with me! I have configured Citadel as directed in linode documentation and can login using the front-end for accessing ...
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'Cannot get iis pickup directory' in Windows Server 2012

Our system moved from Windows Server 2003(Enterprise SP2) & IIS 6. And new system is Windows Server 2012(Standard) and IIS 6(for smtp mail) & 8. I copied all of web application files and IIS ...
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How to find which local process is sending spam on a Windows Server 2008 server

I am managing a Win Server 2008 system with a number of hosted web sites. Recently I found that something was sending spam through our SMTP server. The logs indicate that the connections were being ...
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csf/lfd parameter that prevent smtp attacks?

I have a 4~5MB logwatch like this every day! someone like to hack my smtp: .... --------------------- sasl auth daemon Begin ------------------------ SASL Authentications failed 3965 Time(s) ...
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Two Exchange 2003 servers, Internet SMTP Connector using port 587 on smarthost: no longer internal connectivity between the Exchange servers

To summarize: I set things up (this is a virtual test/tutoring environment), broke internal connectivity by introducing Internet mail connectivity, figured out where the problem was, but now I'm ...
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Test/Dummy SMTP server for Windows

I would like to install a Test/Dummy SMTP server on a Windows 2008 server (virtual box). I just want to test my web application on the machine it self so I don't need the mails to go out on the ...
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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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Mail forwarding to external domain - BT, Exchange 2010

Thanks in advance for any help, this is not a basic mail forwarding question there is in fact a twist. We are trying to forward mail from an address at our domain john.example@ourdomain.com to ...
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SPF blocking some emails. How to complete disable it?

We have configured a SMTP server on IIS. We have not configured any SPF rule. Some emails are going straight to the badmail folder. Most of them have this error message: Address does not pass the ...
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EXIM re-routing mails through Mandrill to circumvent Gmail rate-limit

I have two domain (lets assume example.com and example.net) where we have 300+ mailboxes. Users email themselves and outside the company. Most of the emails sent outside the company are to GMAIL. ...
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SMTP proxy (relay) with SSL

Short question I need some kind of SMTP proxy server which does not verify passwords and directly pass credentials and data to a target server. The target server uses self-signed certificate so I ...
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Use nginx as reverse proxy for outgoing mail

We have a production server running a singlepage web-app and a separate proxy server, for security reasons. Every request to our web-app is handled by our reverse proxy (nginx) on the proxy server. So ...
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Exchange 2013 Outlook “Send to cache”

Having some trouble with users changing AD accounts but their primary SMTP address is moved to the new account. Let me explain: User Andersson1 gets a new AD accout because he changes department and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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SMTP fails with Status: 5.3.5 when sending to a local mail server

In our network, we have na IBM Lotus Notes server, which handles emails for basedomain.com. Recently we introduced a new IIS Smtp server just for sending automated emails. The Smtp is configured for ...
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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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List the bounce back email ids - .net

I'm sending a mail to bunch of email IDs. Once the emails are sent, I need to display the notification - saying how many successful mails were sent and how many to which mail IDs the email was bounced ...
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Set Windows Server 2008 R2 SMTP for Opportunistic TLS

I use a Windows 2008 R2 server for sending (relaying) outbound emails to clients. Many of these clients are now requiring TLS connections to send them email. To date I have set up a an SMTP "Remote ...
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Mails bounce because of invalid character ('@') in username

I have a working exim setup with virtual users, working alright, except for when I try to send email to certain servers. These servers reject my emails because of #5.1.3 Invalid character ('@') in ...
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SMTP relay anti-relaying and LIMIT/QUOTA

I need some help to face this problem. I have 2 LAN connected to the same router. My first LAN is the office LAN and left on the internet with one public IP address. My second LAN is the datacenter ...
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IIS 7.5 SMTP E-Mail Queuing when SMTP Server is unavailable

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server running IIS 7.5, that also has the SMTP Server feature installed. In the IIS Manager, SMTP E-mail is configured to deliver to localhost. The server barfed yesterday, ...
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How can I throttle incoming emails in SendMail for a specific recipient?

CentOS 6.3 | SendMail 8.14.4 I'd like to throttle inbound emails to a specific address via sendmail. Is that possible? Ideally I'm looking for the opposite of greylisting: Accept the first email from ...
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postfix adding garbage characters in the mail

For my integration mail tests I am using Postfix as my SMTP server. My application is sending base64 encoded mail and when I receive it, looks like postfix is adding some random charters int the mail. ...
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Domain migration between two Google apps accounts and Backup/Gateway MX usage

We are trying to merge two google apps accounts. One of the domains will need to end up as a secondary domain within the other google apps account. I think I have found a way to go about this to ...
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SMTP relay to Exchange Online - won't work without remote domain smarthosts?

We've got an on-premise SharePoint farm that sends and receives email via an SMTP instance on one of the servers which relays to our on-premise Exchange. We're in the middle of a migration to ...
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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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Problems sending SMTP email to large systems such as Gmail

I maintain a mail server. Recently messages sent to valid recipients on gmail, yahoo, and now roadrunner email addresses are bounced with similar messages: Here's one from gmail: The message, sent ...