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How to set SFP record so emails don't appear in spam

I have a problem setting up an SFP record. I have two domains "aaa.com" and "bbb.com". The first has a purchased mx option on OVH. The second is at the external operator and points ...
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Export Mailbox as PST in Exchange Admin Center

I am trying to export a few mailboxes as .pst files in Microsoft's Exchange Admin Center: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/exchange/recipients/mailbox-import-and-export/export-procedures?view=...
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Mailbox file of mutt suddenly disappeared

I have recently seen that my entire mailbox with mutt has suddenly disappeared. I don't know how to backup, if it is possible ? I am on Linux Debian 10. The sent file of all mails sent has not ...
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My server keeps on putting mail in my user's home folder and I can't find the config to change it

For some reason, my user's mailbox is inside my home folder. Full path looks like this: /home/$USER/var/mail. What config file defines what folder my mailbox is in? The mail server I'm using is ...
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Two MX records for one domain, but only one server should be the receiving one

We have two email servers (sender_and_receiver.example.com and send_only.example.com) which handle the mail exchange for one specific domain (example.com). As the names implies, one server is sending ...
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Does Dovecot make Foxmail / Thunderbird / Outlook to receive duplicated email?

I've built a Postfix(2.10.1-7.el7.x64.rpm) + Dovecot(2.3.11-build) mail server for my host. It functions well for me at the very beginning. After using for a while, I kept receiving duplicated mails ...
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Auto clean mail folder with dovecot/sieve

Can I automatically clean a folder in my mailbox? Let's say I want to automatically delete messages that are older than 3 months. Does dovecot/sieve have this option?
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Disable or override GSuite "Verify its you" function

Theres a weird issue I can't find any solution for: in an organization that is using GSuite admin can't open a mailbox for a fired employee. I mean we can reset password etc but while logging in there'...
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Migrating from Exchange 2013 to 2019 causes target database to crash

having trouble with migrating Exchange 2013 mailboxes to Exchange 2019. Whenever a mailbox is in the final steps of the migration it causes an outage of the target mailbox (Mailbox Database 2019). The ...
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IMAP server responds with "BAD..." error to "LIST..." after similar "LIST" command completes successfully

I'm getting a BAD... error when running a LIST command against an IMAP server that I'm not understanding and could use some help with. I run almost an identical command just prior to it to list the ...
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Safe to remove dismounted Exchange 2016 mailbox database?

My exchange 2016 has two databases listed. One is showing as healthy and the other is dismounted. I suspect the dismounted one is the remains of a disaster recovery earlier in the year. I want to ...
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Powershell Exchange Add-MailboxPermission

The command Add-MailboxPermission is not working. It is giving me the error: Cannot find information about the local server server.domain.com in Active Directory. This may be related to a change in ...
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Converting bulk Mailboxes in Office365 to Shared Mailbox

It would be practical to as a sysadmin to convert parallelly the mailboxes of more than a user to shared? In the O365 admin console off course.
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How can I rward Mails with Postfix and Dovecot to a specific Mailbox?

I can’t figure out how to forward mail withhPostfix and Dovecot to a specific Mailbox. Sender Mail Address --> Mailbox of Receiver At moment the mails are transfered into the INBOX of specific Users....
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How do I avoid getting my mailserver blacklisted when blasting out emails?

I own a mailserver that serves a couple of domains for their emails needs. For these domains, I set up SPF, DKIM and DMARC for them so that they pass all the items in mailbox spam tests that I have ...
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IMAP Server Autodiscovery

I recently got a VPS and want to start using it to host my websites instead of the Shared Hosting packages that i'm using. Question 1: Is it possible to setup Autodiscovery for the IMAP ...
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Forcing encryption for outgoing SMTP with Postfix *per User*

I'm trying to configure postifx smtp_tls_policy_maps so that i can set per user outgoing emails must be encrypted. One example is the email provider mailbox.org. As one can infer from the job ...
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How to remove items from mailbox but retain them for 7 years

My organisation would like to remove all user's access to emails in their mailbox after 3 years. However, we would like to still be able to access them as admins for up to 7 years. I have looked at ...
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Office365: Error trying to create Inbox Rule via PowerShell

In our Office365 environment I'm trying to programmatically create rules that will move incoming messages based on the distribution list they were received as. However, while prototyping, the ...
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At what size does Mailbox Database start to suffer issues?

I have 5 Mailbox Databases in Exchange 2013 Standard. As I have reached my limit of databases that can be mounted at the same time I cannot just add another should I experience any issues. As with ...
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Where does the output of a script placed in /etc/cron.hourly go?

Say I have a script named "testcron" containing the following: #!/bin/bash echo This script ran on $(date) I then set the permissions: chmod ug+x testcron Finally, I copy this script to /...
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Dovecot doesn't find mailboxes containing plus sign

I'm running a Postfix/Dovecot setup and some of my users use + signs in their addresses (not using the postfix recipient_delimiter). It's not possible to send emails to them, because the mailboxes are ...
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What are the ramifications of corrupted/lost index files in Dovecot's dbox storage format?

The Dovecot documentation for the dbox storage format gives a couple dire-sounding warnings about corrupted or lost index files: One of the main reasons for dbox's high performance is that it uses ...
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How to use Veeam to recover locally-hosted Exchange mailbox alias to implement on Exchange Online

I've inherited an IT department after just 1 year in it, during which the 30-year sole-IT person retired, and his replacement, who hired me, left for a remote position. Shortly before he left, Veeam ...
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How to create email list in exchange 2010

I would like to create some kind of email list in exchange 2010. From user side, it will look as something like this when they create message: Group_1 Group_2 Group_3 When user click on the list ...
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Postfix isn't delivering Mails only to one specific user

Our Mailsystem includes a Postfix, openLDAP and Cyrus. All run smoothly till last week. When I created a new Mailbox for a user who before had only an Alias with an forwarding external Mailadress. To ...
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Sieve Vacation Extension: Save Out of Office Replies

I have an SMTP + IMAP server on linux and use sieve filtering to provide some useful features. One such feature is out-of-office replies, provided by the following script: require ["fileinto", "...
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Exchange 2013 powershell mailbox recovery

I wish to script the procedure to bring the mailbox back from Dumpster. In my normal procedure I do as below '$Dumpster = Get-MailboxServer | Get-Mailboxstatistics' '$Dumpster | ? {$_.DisplayName -...
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Slow Mailbox Migration "within" Exchange 2016 databases on same server

We have recently migrated from exchange 2010 to 2016. Everything went smooth until one day we had to fail Veeam replication to DR site. One of the databases crashed and had to be restored from backup. ...
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Change default calendar AccessRights in Microsoft Office365's Exchange

My goal is to change the Default mailbox Calendar AccessRights to be 'Reviewer' instead of 'AvailabilityOnly' for all newly created Office 365 users. After searching online and studying Microsoft's ...
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mailbox migration complete but nothing happen

I migrated 5 huge size mailboxes (maximum is 50GB) to my new exchange database in exchange 2016. After waiting couples of hours, I got success migration message but those mailboxes are still in old ...
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Exchange 2010 Room Calendar conflicts

we are having an issue where our conference rooms are allowing meetings that start at the same time. We do have the room auto allow, "Allow conflicting meeting requests" is unchecked, "Conflict ...
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Exchange2016/Meeting room booking conflict reply language change

Im not really sure whether this question should be asked in superuser or here, but in superuser i haven't received a working solution. Above is the auto reply message when a domain user tries to book ...
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Delegated access to shared mailboxes without rights to deleting messages

So I'd like to grant my users access to a shared mailbox with delegated access - easy enough. (We use Office 365) But how can I restrict that access, so they can't DELETE anything in that mailbox? I'...
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One of my mailboxes sends a huge amount of spam to gmail and yahoo addresses. Cannot stop it

I'm stuck in here. I'm using ISPConfig on a Debian Wheezy Postfix mail server, and I have the following problem: I have multiple mailbox addresses on 14 domains. One of the addresses started 2 days ...
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Office 365 Exchange automatically delete deleted items

How would I automatically delete email older than one week in deleted items folder? I have access to the mailbox through OWA. Would this be done using a Rule, Retention Policy or Archiving? Setting ...
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Office 365 Mailbox of unlicensed user

I'm trying to find any softdeleted mailbox that may be in the recycle bin, due to the licence removal (office or Exchange). Initialy I used Get-Mailbox -SoftDeletedMailbox but the results where null ...
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How to enforce office 365 custom "role assignment policy" applied default to all new emails to be created?

I have created a RoleAssignmentPolicy called "DisabledForwardingRoleAssignmentPolicy" via Exchange admin center --permissions-- user roles. I would like to apply "...
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Unable to Move Mailbox to new Database - 0 of 0 Succeeded

I'm selecting one mailbox to move to a new mailbox database in Exchange 2013, and when I start the Migration job in ECP it shows one Mailbox, but a few moments later when refreshing the job it changes ...
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Why do servers not accept email address comments?

According to Wikipedia Email addresses can contain comments in parentheses like john.smith(comment)@example.com. I tried to send out some mails to valid Email addresses using such comments using ...
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Office 365 mailbox quota doesn't match license

In Office 365, 9 of ~130 user accounts are assigned the license Office 365 Enterprise E3 which, according to https://technet.microsoft.com/en-GB/library/exchange-online-limits.aspx#StorageLimits, ...
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Exchange 2013 - Mailbox for a store

At work we are currently checking to create a generic mailbox for every store of the company, like a branch mailbox. However, each store has multiple users (POS users and managers) and we need to give ...
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How to copy mail data from Mac OS X Server 5.3.1 to New Server 5.3.1

We have a Mac OS X Server v5.3.1 that has been failing, but we have many good backups. As a matter of fact, the internal HDD had failed and we are currently running off of an image on a bootable ...
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re-forward mails already IN mailbox using qmail

I broke my qmail formwarding rule for quite a month, and incoming mails now are in my default mailbox instead of being forwarded to &another|mail-adddress.com. Is there a way to re-forward all ...
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Excessive delay or not delivery for Yahoo emails to Exchange mailboxes

Emails with attachments from Yahoo mail not deliver to our exchange mailboxes or receive with to much delay.The bigger the attachment the later delivery.Emails with 10MB attachments not deliver at all ...
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Exchange limit repetitive messages

Background: We have an Avaya phone system, which has the capability of sending email alerts for a variety of scenarios. One scenario that I am very interested in is alerts when a trunk goes down. ...
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How to get list of macbooks that use office for mac in network [closed]

on our network we have some macbooks that use office for mac. Mac's arent in the domain,but users are using exchange mailbox. Is there any way to list this computers? Maybe on the exchange site? ...
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Move email addresses to company domain

My current setup is Exchange 2010 and I have 4 different organisational units setup. We have a number of users spread across these organisational units. We would like to now move to a single domain/...
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How do I get outlook to auto fill different from addresses?

For example, if I have a mailbox joe@work.com which is a member of the list joe@shmoe.com which goes to a matching folder in the Work.com mailbox... When Joe replies to a Shmoe email, I want the from ...
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Create custom mailboxes with dovecot

I'm trying to setup dovecot + sieve plugin. I'm suing the Maildir format. I use Thunderbird to read the emails so i don't need a webmail on my server. The basic config works fine but now I want to add ...
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