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Unable to send external email via crontab

I'm trying to send email out from crontab. I've tried making crontab run a basic shell script, as well as specifying the actual command within the crontab. I've tried doing this with mpack and ssmtp . ...
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how to fix “send-mail: Authorization failed 534 5.7.14 ”

I am trying to create e-mail alert on ssh root login so I had to install ssmtp and mail utility. Then I configured ssmtp.conf file as follows : # Config file for sSMTP sendmail # The person who gets ...
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SSMTP does not load new config file

I was set my ssmtp config file to send emails using gmail account. Because of difficulties with Gmail, I'v changed my config file located in /etc/ssmtp/ssmtp.conf to send email using other mail ...
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ssmtp won't send cron email

I can't figure out why cron on my AWS EC2 (Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-32-generic x86_64)) can't seem to send email out via sSmtp to AWS SES. This works: echo "test" | ssmtp my@myemail.com ...
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global alias on sSMTP revaliases file

To send mail with sSMTP you have to add aliases for each user on /etc/ssmtp/revaliases My issue: User "user1" tries to send mail with ssmtp user1 don't have an entry in revaliases file ssmtp ...
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Mails by unattended-upgrades: How to ensure ASCII and avoid base64?

I'm using the combination of heirloom-mailx and ssmtp on Ubuntu servers of varying Ubuntu distribution to receive mailed reports from unattended-upgrades. One seemingly unpredictable behavior is that ...
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sSMTP Configuration issue for Zoho mail

I was using following configuration to send from Gmail from sSMTP from Ubuntu using PHP # # Config file for sSMTP sendmail # # The person who gets all mail for userids < 1000 # Make this empty to ...
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Xenserver 6.2 cannot send alert using gmail smtp

I'm using Xenserver 6.2 and configured ssmtp.conf an mail_alert.conf in order to receive alerts through email. I followed the instructions on ...
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linux ssmtp error Cannot open smtp.gmail.com:587

I can not route may emails vie gmail.com. I use ssmtp facility. My config files in /etc/ssmtp are root:yyyyy@gmail.com:smtp.gmail.com:587 maciek:yyyyy@gmail.com:smtp.gmail.com:587 and ssmtp.conf: ...
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nagios: trouble using check_smtps command

I'm trying to use this command to check on port 587 for my postfix server. Using nmap -P0 mail.server.com I see this: Starting Nmap 5.51 ( http://nmap.org ) at 2013-11-04 05:01 PST Nmap scan report ...
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SSMTP and .forward

I configured the SSMTP in a ubuntu server 13.04. Configured the root user email address. Everything works correctly. But, now I want to configure the "~/.forward" to send all emails to another ...
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Using SSMTP with PHPMailer

I'm not sure if this need to be posted here or on StackOverflow because I'm not sure if the problem is with PHPMailer or SSMTP. I'm having some trouble sending emails using PHPMailer and SSMTP. I ...
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mail command does not return

On Ubuntu 13.04 I have been trying to send emails from the command line but the mail command will not return. I am running these from inside a putty terminal: sudo apt-get install mailutils sudo ...
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Simple Linux SMTP Server [closed]

I need to provide 3 SMTP servers for clients to use for printers and scanners that require an SMTP server to send email out, they will be load balanced with DNS round robin. All I need it to do is ...
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PHP Mail ssmtp wont work

I can send an email through the terminal command ssmtp just fine but I cant send an email through PHP with the mail() function. I have configured it to do so correctly (afaik) through php.ini. ...
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Send mail with ssmtp without creating a file

I am able to send an email using ssmtp using the following command line : ssmtp my@email.com < ./textfile.txt ...but I want to send a message from a cron task, and on the fly, without creating ...
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Send email from Debian Sqeeze via Microsoft Exchange

I am currently in the final stages of building a website which is going to use PHP to send out emails. The domain for the company the site is for, is already using the domain's MX record to point to ...
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Forcing email address cron is sent FROM [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu on AWS and am using their SES (Simple Email Service) and sSmtp to email logs since that is the only need for email on the server. I have ssmtp sent up and everything works, except ...
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Error from logwatch while sending mail with ssmtp to SES

I'm running a server on AWS (ubuntu) and I need outgoing email to be able to email log files. To do this I'm using ssmtp and amazon's SES (Simple Email Service). I have the email addresses verified ...
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linux, change “email from” address for user

I have ssmtp installed in order to use the company server to send emails from the machine. The problem is that the server is outlook and the emails have the "reply to" set to the user name: "root". ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Sendmail cannot connect ip:25

I have recently set up an old box with Ubuntu 12.10 and LAMP running on it. I am using php as my cron jobs and would like to send an email as part of the scripts. I have set up sSMTP / Sendmail ...
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sSMTP rewritting From field in emails

My problem is that whenever my server sends emails, the sender field gets overwritten. From: should be: Web Site Name <admin@mywebsite.com> But email is delivered to the address from: World ...
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Centos 5.xx Nagios sSMTP mail cannot be sent from nagios server, but works great from console

I spent last 3 hours of reasearch on how to get nagios to work with email notifications, i need to send emails form work where the only accesible smtp server is the company's one. i managed to get it ...
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Prevent postmaster@domain.com bounces with sSMTP

Refrased question I have a VPS that only needs to send e-mail, so I don't have a pop3/imap deamon running like courier or dovecot. I have multiple domains that all have mailboxes hosted elsewhere, ...
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sSMTP on Ubuntu: “ssmtp: Cannot open smtp.gmail.com:587”

I have configured sSMTP on Ubuntu and it worked fine yesterday. But today when I am trying to send email it shows "ssmtp: Cannot open smtp.gmail.com:587" error message. $ apt-get install ssmtp $ ...
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How to configure SSMTP to use the hostname from the host instead of hardcoding it in ssmtp.conf?

I want to deploy the ssmtp config to multiple machines and not have to hardcode the hostname to /etc/ssmtp/ssmtp.conf How can I do this?
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sSMTP Unable to send message using external mail server SMTP

I'm trying to finish up my Nagios install by having it email me. It was emailing me using /bin/mail so it always got sent to my spam folders. I installed sSMTP to try to send a request to my work's ...
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Log all mails and content (sSMTP)

How can I log all emails going through sSMTP? I can point my applications to a wrapper script, I just don't know how to write a wrapper script which logs headers and contents to a file (as much ...
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ssmtp - Mail command not found

I've installed ssmtp and I can send emails fine using the ssmtp command. However the mail command doesn't work. How do I set this up?
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PHP+sSMTP Non-Blocking

I am using sSMTP with PHP for e-mail sending and it works fine. The problem is that sSMTP performs the delivery synchronously which adds latency to my PHP scripts, letting the user waiting a little ...
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How to setup SMTP receiver, without postfix, sendmail or other complex software

I have successfully configured ssmtp to send emails from our local server (using a single external mail account) for sending reports, build results and so on. The other task is to let our software we ...
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sSMTP From Address

Is there a way to configure sSMTP to use a different name when sending emails? I dont want my emails to my linux account as the username.
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Sending mail in localhost:25 with Ssmtp

I already have Ssmtp installed and working in a Centos 5.7 machine with Gmail configured. I can send mails in th shell without problems. Now i want to use the ssmtp to allow a web app (installed in ...
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Is it safe to make ssmtp SUID root?

I'm using ssmtp, and I would like to not make my /etc/ssmtp/ssmtp.conf world-readable, because it has my gateway password in cleartext. But if it is mode 600, then ssmtp run as an unprivileged user ...