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1answer
108 views

Unable to clear sendmail mqueue-client

drwxr-xr-x 2 smmsp smmsp 4.0K May 6 23:31 mqueue drwxrws--- 2 smmsp smmsp 29M May 8 10:40 mqueue-client As you can see mqueue-client is filled with 29 megabytes of unsent mail. This seems to ...
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0answers
82 views

Is there a way to catch system broadcast messages

Is there a way to catch system broadcast messages (like those which are send to all tty users to inform of a shutdown) and send them via e-mail to a user?
0
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1answer
113 views

How to check which mta / mail program is in use?

Is there a command to tell me what MTA/sendmail a unix system uses? Thanks very much
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4answers
12k views

e-mail gets rejected - bigfish.com error

I am hosting several domains on a Unix server. I have several issues with others that intend to send e-mails hosted here but instead they receive this error: Delivery has failed to these recipients ...
0
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0answers
50 views

Postfix - wrong rights causes 15000 duplicates

I've setted up a mail server with Postfix+SASL and Courier a while back, with procmail dispatching incoming messages to the right user maildir subfolder. It worked well, I could sent/receive emails ...
1
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3answers
134 views

I want to use mail@mydomain, but user mail already exists (Debian 6)

I'm trying to create a user "mail" in my fresh VPS (Debian 6), so I can use the email address mail@mydomain, but I receive the error useradd: user 'mail' already exists Indeed, /etc/passwd contains ...
1
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3answers
3k views

Does /var/spool/mail/user ever get cleared?

I have a crontab task running every 5 minutes. It writes an output (result of the .sh file run by the crontab) to the /var/spool/mail/user. Should I be worried that this spooler will build up and slow ...
2
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2answers
189 views

unix email server with gui interface

I am running unix CentOS 5 and looking for free mail server that has GUI web interface for managing accounts. It be used with windows based clients on outlook express.
5
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3answers
328 views

Is SPF enough to make sure emails get delivered to inbox?

So I just succesfully set up postfix + dovecot. is SPF enough to make sure emails get delivered to my website's users? I don't want my emails to end up in their spam box.
2
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3answers
2k views

What minimal SMTP client will allow me to relay cron output to an external email address?

I would like to have cron output sent to an external email address, via a minimal SMTP client that sends via Gmail. I think I need this client to support TLS and /etc/aliases, and I would like ...
2
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1answer
249 views

Sendmail does not receive e-mails from outside

have a VPS running CentOs 5.1 64bit with ISPManager panel. dovecot-1.0.7-7.el5 is used in conjunction with sendmail. I can send e-mails to outside (sendmail works), can send and receive e-mails ...
0
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1answer
2k views

i cannot send mail on unix aix?

i try to send e-mail but the following error appear :- bbb@ccc.com... User unknown /dead.letter... Saved message in /dead.letter how i can solve this error ????
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2answers
374 views

Unix mail program CAN'T send email but crontab email agent CAN

CentOS 5 I have setup /etc/crontab MAILTO=my@email.com and can get emails with outputs whenever any tasks run by crond. But if I use mail program send email to same email, I CAN'T receive the email. ...
3
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1answer
297 views

Can't receive email on VPS server

Since a couple of weeks I can't receive emails with a mailserver, in combination with a VPS server. When I trace the e-mailadres on http://www.mtgsy.net/dns/utilities.php I get the following result: ...
0
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1answer
52 views

Moving messages in inbox out of queue

Is there any advantage in moving old messages from inbox to an old messages folder, every 2000 messages or so? Does this depend on the MDA in use, i.e. qmail vs postfix, or is it good practice ...
1
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1answer
2k views

How to delete all local mail from a system account?

The root mail account has been blown up by mischieveous cronjobs, and I want to completely delete the mail from the account. Is there a key for that in the mail command? I deleted /var/mail/root but ...
0
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1answer
23 views

How do I email all users and their relevant domains in a UNIX system?

I need to mail all users on my shared hosting platform. I need to be able to do this on a regular basis. Any thoughts?
1
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1answer
179 views

I bought a domain name. Now, how do I set up a mail server? (IMAP)

Please, give me the best, easiest-to-understand tutorial for a beginner setting up a mail server.
1
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3answers
937 views

Problem with Postfix

I have Postfix installed and Sendmail is not running. I try to send mail using mail but the following warning comes up and the mail doesn't get sent: postdrop: warning: unable to look up ...
2
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3answers
4k views

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 ...
25
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7answers
40k views

How to get e-mail from (failed) cron-jobs in Ubuntu?

I create cron-jobs in Ubuntu by placing the executable in one of /etc/cron.{daily,hourly,monthly,weekly}. There are lots of directories starting with cron: kent@rat:~$ ls -ld /etc/cron* drwxr-xr-x 2 ...
6
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9answers
7k views

Easiest way to email file via command line in *nix?

What is the easiest - and preferably most portable - command I can use to email a single file as an attachment a *nix shell?
1
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6answers
456 views

Using unix 'mail' command from CGI - dangerous?

I am adding a feedback form to a web page and would like to know if it is safe to simply filter the contents of the TEXTAREA element (after decoding) through the 'mail' command to send an e-mail to ...