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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Hmailserver | Viewing email logs

I currently am using hmailserver on my windows 2012 server for SMTP and IMAP. I wish to learn one very simple information. I have noticed that alot of email is being sent that I am unaware of. I ...
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Hmailserver | Windows Mail Server query

I currently have a windows 2012 server running hmailserver for SMTP and IMAP. I can send and receive emails fine without a problem. A while ago I noticed that I was getting spam emails sent using my ...
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Postfix forward incoming emails to mailin

I've setup the smtp server using postfix with dovecot on mail.example.com server running on port 25. And then I've also setup another smtp server using mailin (http://mailin.io) on mail.example.com ...
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In exim's queue, how can I see when each message will be retried?

I don't want to force a retry just yet, I want to see when I should check the queue again. (Without having to mentally evaluate the retry configuration.) mailq only shows how long each message has ...
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Does Google require TLS on port 587? Exchange 2010 SMTP has mail sent to GMAIL backed up in queue

Exchange 2010 SMTP has mail backed up in queue. Any email sent to Gmail sits in the queue while any email sent to another personal domain which has email filtering enabled errors, "asp.reflexion.net ...
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PHP mail() function - “from” name overwritten by Exchange Server

I originally posted this on stack overflow but was told it might be better placed here on Serverfault. I am trying to send a very simple email from a php script ...
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Limiting OpenVZ SMTP Per Hour

How would I limit SMTP connections per hour on the host node for a /24 block? For example, I want to limit it to 50 emails per hour. Thanks
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Telnet to SMTP gets no 220 response unless user is specified

My server is setup to generate outgoing email only (no receiving), and is timing out when attempting to contact smtp.example.com Essentially the email is generated by a process on ...
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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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How to setup a fake SMTP server to catch all mails?

I'm looking for an smtp service that essentially obeys the RFC, except rather than sending mail it simply logs to a file [date] sent mail to <address> Or whatever. I can bash this together ...
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What is X-DKIM header for?

There are some emails with an X-DKIM header (next to DKIM-Signature) like this: X-DKIM: Sendmail DKIM Filter v2.8.2 DOMAIN SOMEVALUE However I am unable to find decent documentation for it. What is ...
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Configure email SMTP Server on Apache2 [on hold]

For a while we decided to use another Server (VServer "B") for our Mailserver. I transfered all email accounts and mailbox from VServer "A" to VServer "B". VServer "B" runs well and the clients are ...
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Setting up ubuntu to send mail from PHPMailer

I have a small server, inside the company where I work, which has an app that needs to send email to notify users for different reasons. I'm using PHPMailer to do this. But as I suspected, I need to ...
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SMTP errors with iOS devices

I'm trying to diagnose why when an iOS device like an iPhone or iPad is set up to use email with our server for the first time, these errors occur. We choose "Other" from the initial set of choices ...
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Linux smtp https socket [closed]

I have a Linux server with Apache, OpenSSL and PHP When i'm trying to send an e-mail to someone from my Gmail account i get this eror... How can i fix it? The following SMTP error was encountered: ...
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hMailServer SMTP installed in LAN, clients in LAN can send Email but clients from the Internet cannot

I had checked the troubleshooting guide and many posts here and could not find solution so far. I had setup a network in Azure Cloud with 2 VMs, 1 of which is domain controller and the other is Web ...
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How do I configure Postfix to accept SMTP for local users with “@” (at sign) in logins?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server at mydomain.com with a bunch of users with @domain in login, like us.er@mydomain.com. Each of them has an "pseudo" account us.er-mydomain.com with the same uid, passwd ...
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postfix multiple IP SMTP banner

I've installed postfix 2.11.3 and we have multiple IP addresses on our server which we want to host two domains, isolated and running on their own IPs. domain1 unix - - n - - ...
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RFC5321 “receiver should check […] reply code” (why?)

In SMTP commands are sent by the sender and responses which all begin with a numeric code are sent by the receiver. but then there's this bit: RFC5321 sec4.2 Whenever possible, a receiver- SMTP ...
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Postfix SMTP problems with roundcube

I am trying to set up a simple webmail server using an archlinux wiki guide on a virtual user mail system. I have got it set up so the user can log in and read the mail that is there. However, I ...
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SMTP 550 5.1.1 error when sending email with postfix via amazon SES

I've been following this manual starting at page 26. First I've already made a tunnel with stunnel, and also I've already got conected via command line with amazon servers, then in my postfix main.cf ...
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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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Exchange SMTP authentication issue with spammers

I have a single Exchange 2013 server with all the roles and it looks like it's being used by a botnet. It is sending mails every 10 minutes to a specific domain from a specific user. It is not an ...
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Google Apps + Mailgun Split Delivery

We currently use Google Apps for receiving emails on our domain. We would like to send all mail to unknown addresses to our Mailgun server for further processing. This seems like a typical "split ...
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Using mime_header_checks to ACCEPT instead of REJECT?

I'm pretty well versed in using header_checks/mime_header_checks to refuse smtp mail in Postfix, but now I think I've gone off the path of righteousness; I'm trying to suss out a way that I can refuse ...
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I'm hosting reseller and I got spam problems. Please help to solve

Our provider suspended our account with 5000+ clients and their sites. The reason was that the whole IP range was blacklisted by SpamHouse, but our provider did not explain what emails, form what IP ...
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Postfix SASL SMTP

I am getting an issue when trying to send out email on 465 secure SMTP with a Postfix + Courier with MySQL virtual users. I am able to connect with IMAP secure and download, and I can also send mail ...
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SMTP - connection sometimes immediately closes

Networking is probably my weakest skill, please bear with me and correct me if I say something wrong or if I have the wrong impression about how something works. The server I'm working with, ...
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Postfix + Php Mail() VS Postfix + SMTP

Most CMS (Joomla for example) comes with php mail() as default and has the option of changing it to SMTP if we want. I will be setting up both the webserver and mail server (Postfix) in the same VPS ...
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CentOS/sendmail = How to prevent emails from getting “defer” when sent from php mail() function? [duplicate]

I am working on a server running on CentOS (goDaddy VPS). I have WHM setup on it. And I am getting a lot of delays in emails being sent from php's mail() function. I am looking at the Email > Mail ...
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How to isolate Google Gmail SMTP server IPs directly?

I am performing some custom routing with a VPN in the mix that is requiring me to add each Google Gmail SMTP server IP to the routing table so that they pass over another gateway than the VPN's ...
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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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Claws Mail SMTP issue; cannot send

I am abandoning Thunderbird after it has slowly become a terrible, terrible piece of software for me. I have gotten everything set up with Claws, except sending. There are no official forums for this ...
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Rewrite sender when relaying to provider server [duplicate]

I am trying to relay email thru my provider that has a mail server for my domain (xxxx.com). My postfix is configured as follows: relayhost = [smtp.xxxx.com]:25 the server requires authorization, ...
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How to connect ubuntu to external smtp on port 587?

I have a fresh ubuntu server installation with no firewall and want to setup ssmtp to an external smtp server (e.g. smtp.mandrillapp.com:587), however, I couldn't get my server to connect to any ...
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SMTP don't work when try to send mail from mail clinet

Mail server works fine when send mail from server, but when I use some mail client it not work. I found this in logs: Jul 12 19:45:04 tvsite postfix/smtpd[3356]: warning: hostname adsl-bb29-l44 does ...
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Exim on Centos - Configuring gmail smtp

I want to set up Exim to send the mails through my gmail (actually my domains google apps). I have added the router, transport and authenticator. Specifically: gmail_route: driver = manualroute ...
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Can't connect to any SMTP server from neither of the Macs in the network

For a few days now we have been unable to send out any E-mails from various Macs in the network to various SMTP servers. No changes to any hardware or software have been done in the recent time that ...
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ERROR: account.INVALID_ATTR_NAME (invalid attr name: invalid attr name) - zimbra

I followed this link to configure outgoing SMTP mail for Zimbra. In the step zmprov ms <server> zimbraMtaSmtpSaslPasswordMaps lmdb:/opt/zimbra/conf/relay_password zimbra show me the error's ...
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Dovcot SMTP “435 Unable to authenticate at present”, But Courier Mailserver Works Fine

I'm having somewhat of a weird issue on my server: My SMTP service stopped working, along with my RoundCube/Webmail services (But I believe this is a separate database issue) When I try to send mail ...
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What's the proper way to setup a domain name to not accept email?

RFC 5321 sec. 5 states that: SMTP clients must look up for an MX record; if no MX record for domain is present, look up for an A Resource Record (RR), and if such record is present, treat it as an ...
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apache sendmail: trying to change user “from” address from apache to domain account

I apologize if I am asking a question already answered, but my problem isn't really that I haven't found an answer. I have, in fact, found a half-dozen different "solutions" to my problem, tried them ...
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E-mail reputation using our domain as the from sent by e-mail marketer

My boss wants to send a marketing e-mail to a large group of our customers. I personally feel that it's outside of our core business and don't support it, but that's about all I can do. Normally the ...
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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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cPanel/EXIM re-routing mails through Mandrill to circumvent Gmail rate-limit

I have two cPanel domain (lets assume abc.com and xyz.com) 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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do not require smtp authentication for a specific domain using hMail server

One of my clients has a needlessly complex e-mail setup for a couple of domains, which is causing problems when they try to send e-mail between them. They have a couple of domains where mail follows ...
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msmtp error: cannot locate host smtp.gmail.com

First question on this site! Recently, I installed msmtp and mutt on our server for sending email notification about many things. I have worked fine for me for a week but yesterday I found msmtp ...
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How can I explicitly disable TLS when sending to one specific recipient?

I have a SendMail 8.14 server deployed in the middle of an SMTP workflow (Outbound mail looks like Exchange -> SendMail -> Appliance -> Internet) I have TLS configured for the first three hosts. ...
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IIS6 Virtual SMTP server isn't coming back up automatically after a system restart

I've got a virtual server running Win2008 RC2. I've set up IIS6 with a virtual SMTP server on it to be the mail provider for the websites I'm hosting there. It all works great, but if for some reason ...
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Dovecot Relay Access Denied; The SMTP server does not recognize any of the authentication methods supported by Entourage

I have a Dovecot/Postfix installation running, and have set up some email accounts using Vimbadmin. I have successfully set up several clients successfully using SSL to both send and recieve. ...