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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IIS 6 / Server 2003: Creating Subdomain for Mailserver

What's the easiest way to create a subdomain for the mailserver (eg. mail.mydomain.com) and connect it to the mailserver? It should be possible when adding new domains that there's the mail-subdomain ...
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POP, SMTP and Mail Exchange servers are the same thing?

The MX record from nslookup tells the address of an MX server. In the email client, this address can actually be entered on both [incoming email server] and [outgoing email server], will this work?
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How sending email works?

when a user sends an email.. what is the procedures that is happening? i mean how the servers is distinguishing between @gmail.com and http://gmail.com for example? are there special ...
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Configuring Exchange to relay internal e-mails to an SMTP server

I am working on a SharePoint implementation for a group within an international company. SharePoint has the ability to retrieve e-mails from an SMTP Drop Folder. I have installed the SMTP service on ...
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Troubleshooting 5.5.0 smtp; 503 Bad sequence of commands (Microsoft SMTP + Exchange 2003)

Note: this question has changed. Originally I believed it had something to do with BDAT. An external party is trying to send us a message to a valid address and they're getting an NDR: ...
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Name resolution works from desktop but not Server

Sending mail via smtp.gmail.com is failing on my server. I looked on some forums and people were saying to make sure you can telnet to the smtp address first. When I telnet from my server i input ...
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UNIX: Send Mail using SMTP Server

I would like to send an email through a remote SMTP server. How can this be done? I will be sending the email from a bash shell script. I'm using a unix machine. uname -a returns: Linux linux 2.4.21 ...
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IIS SMTP Server

I am trying to set up an SMTP server on a virtual private server. I have typically hosted applications with hosting companies in the past. I am using SMTP on a website to send mail but need to ...
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Postfix sasl relay host - weird behaviour

Previously I had a relayhost set in postfix to mailhost.zen.co.uk - I don't think it accepts SASL - only TLS. So I though I would try changing to a different relay host. However, the following log ...
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Postfix sasl relay host - failure

I'm trying to set up SASL to a relayhost to send external email. I've read a hell of a lot and done everything I'm supposed to have done. However our provider won't accept me relaying emails with (we ...
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SMTP Connector Settings

I’m looking for info on setting up an SMTP connector to accept all mail sent to the server (MX20) for a domain, hold it and forward it onto the primary Exchange server (MX10).
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Does it matter if your web server's IP is RBL'ed?

We have a web server (on Slicehost) with an IP address that has been blacklisted in at least one DNSRBL (FIVETEN). The host is not currently a source of mail, in fact all mail for the domain goes ...
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Postfix sasl relay host

I'm trying to set up SASL to a relayhost to send external email. I've read a hell of a lot and done everything I'm supposed to have done. However our provider won't accept me relaying emails with (we ...
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How to configure MailEssentials to not filter authenticated SMTP sessions

Were using GFI MailEssentials on Exchange 2003. We have some remote users using IMAP/SMTP (due to limitations of their mail client). We use SSL on IMAP and TLS on SMTP. To send mail, these clients use ...
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How to configure Exchange to forward mail to backup SMTP server via IP

In the company we are using an unix server for emails at the moment. We are switching over to Microsoft Exchange Server. How can I configure it to send a copy of each message posted into my inbox to ...
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SMTP Remote Queue on Exchange 2003

We are currently using Windows Server 2003 R2 with Exchange 2003 and SolarWinds Exchange Monitor to monitor. A couple of weeks ago the SMTP remote queue began to build up and it got to about 150 ...
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Sendmail - Relaying denied (state 14)

I have my sendmail.cf file configured to send local mail and to receive external mail to local users. So sending mail from the server to the external world works fine, but the other way around does ...
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Mail server Mac OS X Snow leopard

I have a problem, I can't find at good tutorial how to setup my mail server. I only can get a user account with the "shortname" and my server's ip, address like nickname@10.0.1.100 :/ I need to bind ...
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Installing and Configuring Windows 2008 SMTP Server

Trying to work out the process of enabling SMTP server on a Windows 2008 Server. I've enabled the SMTP feature within the Server Manager but I don't see where to configure it. I need to be able to ...
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sendmail SMTP relay on Solaris server?

how to check whether sendmail option is configured for smtp relay in solaris server
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SMTP Verb Error on MSExchange Server 2003

Every morning for the last two weeks or more I've had to reboot our Exchange Server and often I have to reboot it again during the day. We use a smarthost for sending our mail out and if I view the ...
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Exchange 2007: can I configure a different SMTP send connector per user?

I want to configure a separate SMTP send connector per user. Is this possible? Thanks.
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How to send 500 emails from a local pc? [closed]

I want to send an email to 500 recipients but I don't want to use any gmail, hotmail, yahoo etc. as they impose several restrictions. Someone told me to install a SMTP server on your local pc and an ...
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exim4 nonstandard ports

Asked this on StackOverflow (http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1655281/exim4-nonstandard-ports) but someone pointed out it belongs here. I am trying to use exim4 on debian to relay mail, nothing ...
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Smtp server on localhost

I have installed a SMTP server on my localhost. Now I want to give host address of that SMTP server to my mail client so that client can send emails to that SMTP server on the same computer. I have ...
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Postfix: multiple relayhost for 2 internet lines?

Following setup is going on: Firewall with 2 internet lines. Postfix is running as MTA. I have 2 ip's on the lan, 192.168.2.254 & 192.168.2.252 I would like to create the following situation: ...
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Is it advisable to use Google Apps Email for application to user communication?

I'm generally sick of managing my own e-mail server, but there are some applications I'm working on that will be needing to communicate with 3rd party users over e-mail. For things such as ...
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Secure SMTP server on windows webserver 2008

I managed to install the SMTP server on my windows webserver 2008 in order to send emails from PHP or .NET apps running on the server. Everything works fine, but now I am concerned about security. ...
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Mac OS X Server (10.5) mail trapped in queue

We've got mail accumulating in our Leopard Server's queue and not sure exactly why. This machine has required little maintenance over the years so I'm hoping someone here spot the obvious and save us ...
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What's the best SMTP provider? [closed]

I'm considering using an SMTP service to send mail for my web app. Google Apps is great and free, but limits to 500 outgoing per day. I've heard about AuthSMTP but it looks pricey. Any suggestions? ...
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sendmail relay status

I have a RHEL3 server with sendmail configured to relay mail to: # "Smart" relay host (may be null) DSmailrelay This relay server is an exchange server not administered by me. A few days ago its IP ...
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SQL Server 2008 - SQL Mail and sender addres

is there possibility to have procedure which sents emails from SQL Server 2008 where I can type sender e-mail address? Thanks
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Where are the SMTP settings saved in IIS7/Win2008?

I have a problem getting SMTP to work with an ASP.NET app I have (the error I get is "Cannot get IIS pickup directory"). The app delivers the mail to SMTP using the pickup directory. I already know ...
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IIS Mail from Pickup directory not going into Badmail folder

I have been testing my SMTP setup on IIS6 today. I have created a test.eml file that I palce in my pickup directory and it gets sent out. However, when I put a bad address into the file it is not ...
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Failure to send email to a specific domain

I am currently experiencing an issue sending email to one specific domain. We are running Exchange 2007 (recently migrated from 2003). We are able to successfully send email both internally and ...
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Install SMTP Service on Windows 2003 SP2 without Installation CD?

I need to modify my development environment, a virtual image using Windows 2003 SP2, to install the SMTP service under IIS (6.0). The virtual image is a corporate build, and I do not have access to ...
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How to ask exim4 to redirect some email pattern to a specific email address?

I would like to redirect all email from *@domain.fr to username@gmail.com Do you know how I can configure my exim4 server on Debian to do so ? (My exim configuration seams to be split in different ...
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SSMTP with Gmail (Google Apps) [closed]

I want to set up my raid server here at home to use gmail's smtp and an email from my google apps to alert me if there is any issues. I set up ssmtp, here is my config: # Config file for sSMTP ...
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IIS SMTP service does not accept mail addresses with non-ascii domain name

our IIS6 is running a smtp service. This smpt throws the following exception if an email shall be send to an domain with an umlaut. Exaple: mymail at mydomäne.de etc. Doesn't the IIS support such ...
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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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Strange delay sending email via SMTP on Exchange 2003

When I try to send email through Exchange 2003 via an SMTP connection, I get a strange delay after specifying the recipient. Here is a telnet log, with a redacted domain name: (telnet mail.xxx.com ...
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Free light OUTBOUND SMTP program for Windows servers?

anyone know of any free SMTP outbound only servers / service for a windows server 2008 machine? I've got some web pages that send out emails (around 300 a day). I don't want any inbound stuff / mail ...
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IIS SMTP: 550 5.7.1 Unable to relay

I am trying to configure IIS 6 SMTP server for outbound mail. I did the following telnet test from Wikipedia and getting error highlighted in bold below. 220 smtp.example.com Microsoft ESMTP MAIL ...
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qmail-smtpd TCP file in CentOS with “Parallels Plesk”

Related to this questions answer: I have found the /var/qmail/users/cdb file on my installation, but can't find the qmail-smtpd/tcp file or the tcprules command to create or modify the cdb. I was ...
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Win Server 2K8 - Setting up SMTP Server

I'm setting up an SMTP server behind NAT. I'm a bit confused about the DNS requirements as I thought I could just setup the SMTP server and allow connections from the internal IP address on the ...
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Postfix open relay

Greetings, Google says that I'm originating too many emails from my IP. Since I NEVER uses this smtp to originate emails, I suspect my postfix is somewhat misconfigured, so that I have an open relay ...
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Auto CC on outbound SMTP mail

Is there a way to have IIS SMTP mail server automatically CC all mail it sends to a fixed email address? Now, when Chilkat mail sends messages via SMTP, there is no record of the sent messages. We ...
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Slow smtp-server at GoDaddy for VPS - alternatives?

A client runs a VPS at GoDaddy, and they tell us to use k2smtpout.secureserver.net for our web-apps. But it usually takes 10-15 minutes to send an email, which is totally unacceptable. Is anybody ...
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IIS's SMTP Pickup timing

I have IIS's SMTP server set up as a closed relay, and it's working nicely. I also have an application that writes EML files. If the EML files are written to a temporary directory, then moved to the ...
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How to setup external mail addresses without external autodiscover tries?

We have a little Exchange/Outlook installation here that fetches the mails from our provider with POP3. Now to be able to send emails outside our organisation, I added another SMTP address to the ...