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Nagios is not sending mails to outer domains

I have enabled email notifications in Nagios. I have added my company ID as well as Gmail id in contacts.cfg. I have added mailx in commands.cfg. Mails are getting dropped to company id but not to ...
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Minimal server configuration only to send logs via mail from scripts on Ubuntu

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 configured as Gateway and OpenVpn server. I have made a script that changes the VPN destination based on destination reach-ability. Now I want a simple command included on the ...
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How to set up ubuntu server as a mail list server using purchased godaddy domain name [on hold]

I am running Ubuntu Server 14.x I am currently configuring this server as a mail server and a mail list server. I am configuring this from home initially (time warner cable). It will eventually be ...
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What is typically evolve in setting up an Ubuntu server to be able to send information from a form through an email

I recently moved from a shared hosting to a self managed server, in the share server I had a contact form that was working find but when I tried to use this form in my new self-managed server it ...
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Whow to integrate kmail with unity mail indicator applet?

I am using kmail in Ubuntu 15.04. I want to integrate the kamil in email indicator applet as we do for thunderbird. Is there a way to do that? If I activate the system tray icon in kmail some broken ...
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Basic Postfix Setup Error

I am beginning with Linux and have found a basic installation guide for installing postfix in Ubuntu I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ran sudo apt-get -update and sudo apt-get -upgrade I get ...
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Importing Sylpheed accounts to new computer

I was using Sylpheed on my old computer with Kubuntu 12.04 LTS I have just installed Sylpheed on my new computer with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Is there a way of transferring / importing my email account ...
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Ubuntu Touch - How to send text from notes as emails?

How can I send a text wrote in the notes app as an email? I haven't been able to copy/paste the text. Neither could I send it via another option. Is there any possibility to do that?
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Thunderbird delete email does not work

Unable to delete emails. Removed Trash & Trash.msf and both were replaced on restart, still no delete. Not very happy Jan !
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Can't update Thunderbird, and unable to install from website [duplicate]

I was attempting to use the included Thunderbird app in Ubuntu 14.04 with my gmail account, and it said in order to use gmail, I needed to update to the newest version. When I looked at the newest ...
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Convert an .odp to HTML to insert into email

I have created a single page document in Impress which includes images, text boxes, hyperlinks and some plain rectangles with varying degrees of opacity that I want to convert to HTML to insert into ...
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Moving Thunderbird to install Lubuntu, then reinstall Thunderbird [duplicate]

Want to install Lubuntu 14.04 on my mom's Celeron laptop running Ubuntu 14.04, which is too slow. Main thing she uses is Thunderbird for email. I will install Thunderbird on Lubuntu again as her mail ...
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Relay access denied issues

Good morning guys, I am pretty much new on Ubuntu/Postfix and I having issues configuring properly postfix. Here is what I have but I am still unable to get it work. Thanks. # See ...
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Why does sendemail no longer with with new SMTP server?

I normally don't have to do much with setting up Ubuntu email, so I'm basically a beginner at it, please be kind. I have Sendemail 1.56 by Brandon Sehm on Ubuntu 14.04.02LTS. The Ubuntu machine name ...
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Alternative to Thunderbird which can search for to/cc/from easily

I tried to find a solution to search for all address headers (to/cc/from) in a simple user friendly way: Thunderbird: Show mails from sender - easy and fast Since there was no solution, I think ...
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CRON jobs sending email, but I didn't configured it

I'm always taking a look on the logs to see anything suspicious. But, I only noticed today those logs: Aug 3 06:32:10 nori-hidamari anacron[1234]: Job 'cron.daily' terminated (mailing output) Aug 3 ...
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What is currently the actual parameters to be set in thunderbird (gandi.net?) for account at googlemail?

It seems that actually this is due to server of gandi.net respectively of gandhi.net (with 'h' or without 'h' ?): What are now the actual parameters to be set for snmtp and for pop (pop3) in ...
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HostGator to Amazon PHP send mail not working

After I transferred hosts from hostgator to aws ubuntu, all my send mail does not work. for example when someone register's, it is supposed to send an automated email to that user. I am using X-Mailer ...
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Evolution hangs indefinitely on “Scanning Folders in 'Exchange/IMAP Server…'”

Evolution (EWS) 3.10.4 Ubuntu 14.04.2 (trusty) For the past few days since installing/configuring Evolution, it has been working well. However, after rebooting my machine last night (first reboot ...
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Who is telling me “You have mail”

On a server running Ubuntu 14.04 I see You have new mail in the motd every time I log in via SSH. Q: Who is telling me this? Mail does not find anything, and I do not expect any mails on this ...
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Problem using the mail command line utility

I have been trying to email messages with the mail utility but it does not work. Actually I use this command mail -s "subject" recipient@gmail.com -- -f from_address@gmail.com I guess the problem ...
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Correct MX record, subdomain and Dynamic DNS settings for Namecheap Self hosted email @domain.com email & correct Hosts and Hostname for server

I want to correctly Set up my own email server at home for my domain.com. It is hosted by namecheap. I need to set up the following On Namecheap (Domain provider): MX Record Subdomain On Server: ...
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Bash script sends mail from one server but not the other

I have a bash script that is running on two, virtually identical servers. This script sends email essentially like this: ( commands that generate some output ) | /usr/bin/mailx -s 'Some subject line' ...
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With multiple domains on virtual hosts, how to configure postfix for each domain

single Ubuntu (14.04) Server with Apache and PHP. Hi. I have multiple domain names (static DNS), each one hosted on a different virtual host. I want to set up postfix so as to receive and send email ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 Webmin installed

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 server. I am administering the domain from GoDaddy. I would like to dump GoDaddy and use my Ubuntu server for everything including e mail and set up my own DNS from Ubuntu. ...
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Extracting strings from mail log

I'm trying to extract all lines of text from mail log file that contain specific string (mail address). I know using grep will allow me to search for the address mail.addres@example.org, but how do I ...
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Nagios Core Version 4.0.8 stopped sending automatic email notification after IP change

I have Nagios Core Version 4.0.8 installed on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. I changed the IP if the server and after that nagios wont send me automatic notifications, I have send email from root and nagios user ...
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Downgrade from Evolution 3.16 to Evolution 3.12

I am using Ubuntu 15.04. I installed Gnome Evolution 3.16 by adding the Gnome PPA in my sources list. This worked briefly, but then Evolution stopped working with my Google Apps accounts (happened on ...
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Mass Mailer similar to Mailchimp?

Does anyone have any mailing software ideas similar to mailchimp I can install on my vps? I need to mail 5000 emails per week.
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Can Postfix check for a user on a downstream smtp?

the simplest solution for backup mx is a second postfix which relays every email to the main-server. The main problem is backscatter, when the server comes back online. Most of the time both systems ...
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Mail Server saslauthd pam_authenticate failed

Every month/3 weeks, my Mail server fails to send any new mails, and each time i find the below error log, Jun 22 23:10:18 myserver saslauthd[3967]: DEBUG: auth_pam: pam_authenticate failed: Memory ...
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Setting up forward-only email server

I am setting up an email server whose only purpose will be to forward incoming emails to corresponding mapped email addresses. Here are the requirements: I don't store any email on my server. It ...
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Setting up an automated email forwarding system for a large set of email accounts

Let's say I want people to send emails to my server and I want to forward them all to different email addresses. For example, I have a following mapping: john@myserver.net => ...
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Help with an automatic email response system [closed]

I am planning to create a program(with python) that analyzes and responds to emails on ubuntu, but I cant seem to find anything that could serve as the receiving and sending part of the program(in ...
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Postfix no outer mails recived because of “unknown user 550” (sending & local reciving possible)

I have the following problem: I can't recive emails on my email account on my server. Postfix sends back: error: unknown user (550) - mymail@domain.tld But it is possible to send mail with other ...
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Migrating Thunderbird Mails from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04 ?

I found this question but it is not about Mail, is just profile. I want to migrate all my e-mail in Thunderbird and attachment from Windows 7 to my Thunderbird in my Ubuntu 14.04. Exists a program ...
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Mail Server Memory buffer error

From time to time, my Mail server stops sending any new mails, and i each time i find the blow error log, Jun 22 23:10:18 myserver saslauthd[3967]: DEBUG: auth_pam: pam_authenticate failed: Memory ...
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postfix smtp relay to google works but can i use gmail.com in /etc/mailname?

I have successfully set up postfix to use gmail as a relay and now i can run sendmail to send messages through google (which is almost all the email i need from Ubuntu 14.04. However my problem is - ...
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How to get ssmtp to map local user to email address for the To: field

I have a simple ssmtp setup. The command echo test | mail -s "testing" username always results in me trying to send an email to username@hostname which always fails. I am thus trying to map the ...
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How to remove domain part of each line from text file containing email addresses

I have a text file with one email address per line. How can I remove the domain part but not the TLD part of each line? In here, we would define TLD to be the last element of the string after the last ...
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Is there a browser version of Thunderbird or equivalent

Is there a "Thunderbird-like" browser application? I have to allow a user to setup multiple email accounts to sync with a "mailbox" app that has the same functionality as Thunderbird but is based on ...
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compress and email option in right click

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 with the Nemo file manager. How can I enable a right click option which compresses files into a zip archive and attaches it to a new E-Mail in Thunderbird?
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Recovering Thunderbird mail from HDD

I had a laptop failure running Ubuntu. Fortunately HDD was intact. I installed Ubuntu on another laptop and can see all files when I attach this HDD as USB drive. I could thus recover most of my files ...
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If I send an email to my own server, does it pass through ISP?

This may be a super newbie question, I have an email server running Postfix/Dovecat with SMTP for send and IMAP for receiving. I have two accounts--a@myserver.com and b@myserver.com. I want to send ...
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Right way to synchronyce GMail Contacts with Thunderbird

I have two machines and on both Ubuntu and Windows. For this I want to use Thunderbird on both machines and systems to sync my contacts and calendar with Google. I use Thunderbird 31.7.0 on Ubuntu ...
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Sendmail down on Ubuntu 12.04, SSL problem?

I posted this on askubuntu.com yesterday but haven't gotten any responses. We run a production Ubuntu server that serves thousands of people per day. Sendmail is currently not working on this server. ...
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postfix/postfix-script[20163]: stopping the Postfix mail system"

I have configure the Trend Micro IMSVA 9.0 and getting mail bounce error postfix/postfix-script[20163]: stopping the Postfix mail system" postfix/smtp[19143]: certificate verification failed ...
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Can't reach SMTP server via telnet

Virtual Machine: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS I'm using putty to access Ubuntu from my Windows 7 PC. This Ubuntu machine does not have a registered domain name. Setting up a local SMTP server on this Ubuntu ...
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Email links don't automatically switch to Opera

Swapped to Opera because Firefox is currently very buggy (and slower). However, although I've got Opera set as default browser, and clicking on a link in Thunderbird opens the link in Opera, the ...
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Was tls/ssl broken in the update I did on 2015 June 11?

After an update at 21:06 on 11 June my Alpine mail client can no longer send out email. I notice that one of the items updated was ssl. I've tried various workarounds, but none work. The config is ...