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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problem with sending the full email body by smtp with javamail

i want to send emails to an address with a java program (using javamail) via smtp. it actually send the emails to the destination. the problem is the body of the email isn't send fully each time. ...
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Configure SMTP Service to deliver mails to SMTP Server

I've been having an issue configuring two servers for sending mails, the escenario is the following: We have a SERVER A, it is a Windows Server 2003, it has installed SMTP Services, but it is not the ...
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Send emails from Linux via Google SMTP

I've gone as far as I can go on my own, but I'm not a Linux guru and am now stuck. I've got an Oracle database running Oracle Enterprise Linux 5.1 on an Amazon EC2 instance. I migrated it from a box ...
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Disabling SMTP verbs on Windows 2008 & IIS

I am running the SMTP service from IIS 7 and would like to disable the SMTP "turn" verb. The SMTP service is configured through the IIS 6.0 Manager (if this helps) Google has not been too much help ...
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Unable To Relay

I have a 2003 Windows SBS that I have just setup users POP Connectors to get their mail into the Exchange 2003 Server (on the same box). I am able to receive email fine, but can't send email out with ...
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Recommended MTA for Windows Server

I need an mail server running on my web server that will just route email through other email servers. Exchange requires Active Directories which just complicates an otherwise simple setup. What are ...
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Configure mail server to relay through another mail server

I'm a developer and I'm currently building a hosted ecommerce solution. One thing the software must do is email customers on behalf of the vendor. However, one of the business requirements is that ...
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Use of Blat with gmail or yahoo without stunnel

I am trying to use Blat for the distribution of a report from a machine that is not on the corporate network. The ISP connection is residential Fios and blocks port 80 and I believe local smtp ...
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What is causing email sent from my Google Apps account to bounce?

I have started to get Delivery Status Notification (Failure) messages in response to emails sent from my Google Apps domain account (at offby1.net): Delivery to the following recipient failed ...
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SMTP Port Redirection

As you know most ISP's block port 25 on outgoing mail. Some of my clients wish to use our mail server as an outgoing mail server. However, we do not have TLS or SSL. Is there a way to accept incoming ...
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Getting the error “SMTP server cannot create a file in the queue directory C:\Inetpub\mailroot\Queue\”

We're using the default SMTP server for our websites to send mail with, but in the last day sending messages started getting this error: Insufficient system storage. The server response was: 4.3.1 ...
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Anyone have a Powershell script to look up the MX record for a domain?

I want to check to see if the email addresses in my contact management system are valid and the best way I can think to do this is to get the MX record for their domain, then open an SMTP connection ...
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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 http://www.pagasa.net/test-...
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Posfix smtpd_sasl_path seems does not work for me

I have such configuration: /etc/postfix/main.cf smtpd_sasl_type = cyrus smtpd_sasl_auth_enable = yes smtpd_sasl_path = /usr/lib/sasl2/smtpd /usr/lib/sasl2/smtpd.conf pwcheck_method: auxprop ...
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SMTP blacklisted email response code

I am implementing a blacklist filter for a SMTP relay, which allows the user to define rules based on sender email, receiver email, sender ip or a combination of these. What SMTP status code should it ...
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Set up an SMTP server that catches & stores all mail

I need to set up a SMTP server in a dev environment that will accept all mail sent to it (for any domain) and simply store it so we can later see what it has caught. What is the easiest way to set ...
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Can I have Postfix relay for everyone on a second port?

I have a Postfix instance on an EC2 server which will need to accept mail from the outside world (e.g. port 25 will be mapped to it from a virtual IP.) I also want to use this server to send mail ...
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Why is my port 25 so active?

Using netstat -na I notice that I have a lot of connections like tcp 0 0 XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX:25 YYY.YYY.YYY.YYY:13933 ESTABLISHED tcp 0 0 XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX:25 ZZZ....
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Send E-mail to SharePoint? Exchange is installed on same server

If this is even possible, what I need to do... My organization has a single sharepoint installation. On this same box, Exchange 2k10 is installed and running with all of the roles for that instance (...
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IIS SMTP setup and Received From?

When I telnet from my hosted server and start an SMTP session the Received from address is my IP address of the server. When I send mail from my smtp servcie in IIS I see my hosting company's mx ...
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Email Proxy Loop

I have an exchange server 2003 running in Windows 2003. I have an unnamed program that listened for incoming mail, signs it with DKIM and then should relay it back to the Exchange server. I am a ...
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How is LinkedIn able to send emails from my email address without getting flagged as spam?

When linkedIn sends and email to you about adding someone to your network, the email appears to come from this person's individual email address (not something@linkedin.com). To me it doesn't seem ...
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Linux iptables not working

I updated my iptables in Ubuntu 10.04, but it doesn't seem to be having any affect on the opened ports. When I run iptables --list, the following line shows up Chain INPUT (policy DROP) target ...
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Optimizing IIS 6 SMTP to send out large ammounts of email

Im currently working on a system that sends out a large number of monthly newsletters to subscribed users and customers (please note, this is not spam). We send these emails using IIS 6 virtual SMTP ...
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Is it ok that reverse DNS for my mail server resolves to www2.domain.com and not domain.com?

I am trying to make sure my mail server is set up correctly. One of the steps is to ensure that reverse DNS works. We email from ...@domain.com. When I test rDNS using nslookup i get: $ nslookup yast....
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Create a blackhole mailbox in exchange 2010 and relay

Hey everyone. I am trying to create a blackhole (noreply) mailbox in exchange 2010. I want a legitimate email address that will evaporate any email that gets sent to it. I have been googling and ...
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Free Email Server with Pickup Directory Like IIS SMTP server?

Is there a free email server that will run on Windows 2003 server with a Pickup direcotry like the built in SMTP server for IIS? I have an application that dumps mail into a pickup direcotry and the ...
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501 Multiple parameters to HELO not allowed

I'm sending out automated emails to some users and I get this error message back on undeliverable emails. The strange thing is that it's for only one domain (*@t-online.de). What multiple parameters ...
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need help setting up smtp from localhost

I'm running XP Pro, and I have a XAMPP setup. I'm learning Zend Framework, and I'm trying to use Zend_Mail. I guess I need to setup or configure my SMTP on my machine for this to work? Can anyone ...
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Running several SMTP servers in EC2 behind one load balancer and single Elastic IP - will it work?

We have web application hosted on EC2. We use two Ubuntu servers: one is web server, second is database server. Web server has public Elastic IP assigned. Now we want to send notification mails from ...
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Can anyone explain what are the inbound and outbound relay in the mail server?

Can anyone explain what are the inbound and outbound relay in the mail server?
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Database mail won't send emails

I am trying to setup database mail in ms sql 2005. I setup but everytime I try to send a msg through their email tester it fails and I get this msg. Date 7/7/2010 10:54:12 AM Log ...
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SMTP Server for IIS 7.0 and Windows 7 - the main question is how to configure it?

Firstly I know that there were a lot of similar topics. What is more the most of them are advising to use hMailServer. Ok, ok cool! But the main question is how to configure this or that sh*t to work ...
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SMTP server requirements

Could someone help answer a few questions regarding the networking / DNS requirements for an SMTP server? Assume the server is setup already. Is a MX record required for SMTP? TCP port 25 open to the ...
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Is It Possible To Configure Team Foundation Server With Smarsh Exchange?

Our company recently migrated to an externally hosted Exchange server provided by Smarsh. Is there any documentation on how to setup Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2008 and 2010 with an external ...
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How to send Bulk email with SMTP server

How do email marketers get success while sending mails? Though their emails volume is very high, they can deliver mails with out any problem like spam or bounce. If we try to send bulk mails with our ...
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Spam addressed to a sender but received by everyone else

Spam's been getting through Postini lately that's addressed to a recipient (bob@example.com) in the To: field and in the headers. While this isn't that strange -- we've had spam get through before -- ...
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How to check SSL cert a mail server using SMTP commands

Anyone know how open a SMTP conversation with a mail server (over the SSL port, and not 25/110) and view info for the SSL cert is it, using SMTP commands?
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Sending Email via MS SMTP Server Fails Because FQDN set to Server Name

Some emails sent from our SMTP Server (Windows 2008 running IIS6 SMTP) have begun failing with some of the following errors: Action: failed Status: 5.5.2 Diagnostic-Code: smtp;504 5.5.2 <178867-...
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SMTP server, SPF records, domainkeys

Recently we have setup a new SMTP server to send newsletters and promotional mails to our registered users. There are 5000 users who will receive newsletters on weekly basis. We are getting bounced ...
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Do I need to enable TLS support for postfix?

I need to send out notifications from my web-app and I've setup postfix as a null client on my server. So in my /etc/postfix/master.cf I have commented out the lines #smtp inet n - ...
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“Relay access denied” overflowing postfix mail.log

My mail.log is overflowing with random spammers attempting to send spam through my server. Is this typical or have I misconfigured something? Is there a way to ban an IP after several attempts of ...
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Send email notification from a web app

I'm building a web app from which I need to send out email notifications to the users who subscribe for them. Say my domain name is mywebapp.com. I'm using Google Apps to host my email service ...
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SPF records for SMTP service

Please help me to create SPF record that will be helpful to validate my outgoing mail. Here is my server environment. We hosted an application at one hosting provider. Though he provided mail ...
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Trying to use a SmartHost with my Exchange 2010 server

I'm trying to use a SmartHost with my Exchange 2010 Server. SmartHost details: Secure SMTPS: securemail.internode.on.net 465 <-- Note: that's port 465 Configure your existing SMTP settings (in ...
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How to determine if my mail server is configured correctly?

Does anyone know of an online service (similar to the ones that tell you if a site is up or down) that can connect to a specified mail server and perform checks to see if it is configured correctly? ...
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Simple SMTP server which can redirect all mail to single address?

We're in the process of setting up a continuous-integration server (Hudson running on CentOS5), and some of our unit tests will cause email to be sent. We'd like to configure the server so that all ...
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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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How does mail server know what kind of client it's authenticating?

My cloud-hosted java app successfully authenticates to our mail server on another host (a managed VPS) at mail.example.com. The server at mail.example.com accepts email to our users at user@example....
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Dummy SMTP server as a service

I have a Windows Server 2008 machine with IIS installed which is hosting a webapp that is sending some notification mails once-in-a-while. What I'd like to do is to monitor the email sent by the ...