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use two different configs in one postfix, is it possible?

I'm wondering if is it possible to specify another main.cf for the configuration of smptd service in another port paired with normal config in standard port. I know that is it possible to override ...
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Incoming hotmail connections timing out with TLS enabled

Okay, this has me completely baffled. I have tried many things to fix this but I'm at my wits end. At the start of June, the server which I maintain suddenly decided to stop accepting incoming TLS ...
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SMTP server takes 30+ seconds to accept a message, how to make it faster?

One of our SMTP servers is slow accepting emails, here is the typical output (response time 30+ seconds) from a smtp client script: 2014-02-26 11:44:11 +0800 BEGIN 2014-02-26 11:44:11 +0800 LOGGED IN ...
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Postfix noqueue reject

I have own a vServer and multiple domains. The server is mainly used for Websites but I've also set up postfix and dovecot to deliver mail. Everything is working as expected. Even for different ...
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postfix welcome message smtpd_banner

I would like to greet the remote client showing his IP. For example: "mysite.com ESMTP Hello xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx your actions will be logged" I have this... smtpd_banner = $myhostname ESMTP ...
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Avoiding non-existent domain point to my country's Network Information Center?

I have received an alerting email about the Mailqueue length from the Nagios: Additional Info: WARN - Mailqueue length is 18 (More than threshold: 10) In the mailq, I see some messages like this: ...
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What is the exact meaning of “SASL authentication failure: incorrect digest response”

I followed Flurdy's how-to for setting up a mail server on ubuntu. I can receive mails and use squirrelmail to read and send emails. However, I can't send emails through my server using my email ...
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Can I use DenyHosts for a SMTP service

I would like to block some hosts that are brute forcing my SMTP server. I'm currently using DenyHosts for SSHD and was wondering if I can add the SMTP service too. It could be possible based on this ...
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Unable to send mail: connect to subsystem failed, permission denied

When sending mails from a PHP script using SwiftMailer and Swift_SendmailTransport, the execution hangs and mail.log shows the following entries: postfix/smtpd[14003]: warning: connect #1 to ...
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Postfix check_*_access class to simultaneously check sender AND recipient

We want to grant some specific servers of our network to send mails without authentification. I know that check_sender_access and check_recipient_access both can test sender (MAIL FROM) or recipient ...
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postfix rejects incoming mail / 450 error / hostname returns different ip

I'm trying to find why postfix rejected the incoming mail the line from mail.log is: NOQUEUE: reject: RCPT from unknown[xxx.xxx.xxx.1]: 450 4.7.1 Client host rejected: cannot find your hostname, ...
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Postfix mail size counting

If I'm right Postfix counts mail size with an attachment sent to multiple receivers as one big e-mail. Eg.: User sends mail with 8 MB attachment to two receivers. Postfix thinks it's 2 x 8 MB = 16 MB ...
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Postfix rejects mails if policyd is not reachable

I got a postfwd daemon running and it does a great job. smtpd_recipient_restrictions = [...] check_policy_service inet:192.168.10.7:10040 But if this server (192.168.10.7) isn't ...
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smtp authentication on postfix mail server with slackware linux 13.1

I am failing to authenticate to the mysql mail database using saslauthd (cyrus-sasl2.1.23) thru pam-mysql. Below are some of the commands execute as well as the configurations root@xxxx:/# ps aux | ...
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Postfix/SMTPD Relay Access Denied when sending outside the network

I asked a very similar question some 4 or 5 months ago, but haven't tracked down a suitable answer. I decided to post a new question so that I can ... a) Post updated info b) post my most current ...
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Lean & mean, basic SMTP server, for use over a single domain, no fwd'ing

Looking for recommendation for a light-weight, SMTP server, with basic capabilities (will be run on port#25, with authentication but clear-channel), and it's use shall be limited to a particular (or a ...
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postfix: smtpd configured to allow mail to/from local domain only?

I have an email server set up for our company's domain. We want to be able to receive our domain-based mail but we would like to be able to send email to ANY domain through the server as well. Using ...
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Postfix advanced relaying config/control

How do I make Postfix only accept outbound mail from $mynetworks if the from is *@mydomain(s) ? To be clear (and differentiate from similar questions I found) I want to make postfix such that users ...
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Godaddy virtual dedicated server smtpd load

I am having a problem with the average server load on my godaddy VDS getting as high as 50. The culprit is all the smtpd processes. If I kill postfix the server load will drop down to about 0.7. ...
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unable to open Berkeley db /etc/sasldb2: No such file or directory

In /var/log/mail.log I get such error message: Jul 25 01:33:11 ubuntu8 postfix/smtpd[10863]: warning: SASL authentication problem: unable to open Berkeley db /etc/sasldb2: No such file or directory ...