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POSTFIX+OPENDKIM : How to reject untrusted domains without keeping mails in queue?

We needed to create a smtp server for our webapps. This server turns Under Ubuntu with Postfix and Opendkim. We have 40 domains with 40 DKIM keys. My config is the same as described here : ...
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Opera 12 Lags on Gmail

I've searched for too long and couldn't find anything useful. Most of the issues I found are for older versions and are about IPv6, which I don't think is the problem here. The problem on arises on ...
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Number of new messages disappears at launcher icon when parameter 'mail.identity.id1.fcc_folder' is set to new value

As soon as I change the default value for mail.identity.id1.fcc_folder to the Inbox, the small box with the number of new messages on launcher icon disappears and is never shown again. ...
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454 4.7.1 relay access denied - can send mails but do not receive

i recently installed and configured in my vps a mail service, i can send mails using squirrelmail....but i can't send using outlook, and give this error (454 4.7.1 relay access denied)....i niether ...
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Find an e-mail in the system and remove, that appears in logs

I have a problem on my ubuntu server. Some guy has added his e-mail somewhere and my server tries to send him e-mails. I have searched using grep: /var/log # grep -n "guys_name@gmail.com" * And ...
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Exchange online account: Failed to find ASUrl and OABUrl in autodiscover response

I have configured an Exchange online account that was working flawlessly for the last months. It is a company account for Office 365 and I'm using https://outlook.office365.com/EWS/Exchange.asmx as ...
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Need help with Postfix canonical mapping

I’m having difficulty getting the canonical_maps function to work as needed to repair some incorrect addresses from a legacy client. Here’s the situation and what I’ve tried so far: Legacy client ...
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Help by installing mail server with virtual host

04 and I find a lot of articles about installing mail server on Ubuntu but it is not working. Can you help me with some tutorial? I want to install and configure my own mail server with virtual users. ...
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reject mail with attachment and show a message instead

I'm new in term of linux environment and I really want to know if my problem have a solution or not. So, I have the horde groupware installed, and the users could send email normally, but I want to ...
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How to send personalized eMails to members of a contact-list in Thunderbird

I'd like to send a personalized eMail to all members of a given contact-list in Thunderbird. For example I'd like to write Dear [[[Title]]] [[[LastName]]], Which is then (depneding on the current ...
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How to activate script on laptop from smartphone?

I want to run a linux script on my laptop remotely from my smartphone (iPhone, namely). For simplicity let's say the script is called myscript.sh and it is located in /root/Desktop. I am running as ...
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How to set company gmail account on Empathy

Hi, We are using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in our company. I am given Google email for business with email id like sunny@mycompany.com. All of our staff is using empathy for internal communication as well as ...
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Is there an email package that has a easy to use GUI?

I finally got Postfix installed and running, but adding / removing users etc isnt as easy as a web based tool. Is there any software packages I could install that would make managing email easier for ...
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SpamAssissin not showing up in evolution plugins

I upgraded to the new Evolution mail for my work & have installed SpamAssasin. However, the plugin is not showing up in the list. How do I make Evolution recognize the app?
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msmtp - errors sending bash but not command line

This is in reference to a post on another forum but didn't get a single response so hoping that others here might know Here. I am trying to send a message with attachment using bash and msmtp. When ...
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mail delivery errors - ssmtp, mailutils, postfix

Afternoon everyone, I do not run a mail server. I am only trying to send an email with an attachment via a bash script. I have been working for the past couple of days to get this up and running. ...
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PHP mail not working on Ubuntu server

I have set up a development server using Ubuntu Server. I have configured postfix to send mail and I am able to send mail through the command line using for example: echo testing | mail -s Bla ...
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Chkrootkit not producing a log file

This is the line from my crontab However, the log never gets sent to me..and when I check the log it is empty. I have tried Chkrootkit from the terminal and it runs OK. What am I missing? 30 09 * * ...
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What should I use my SSD for? [closed]

I am setting up a small (1 user) email server. So far I have put in 2 x 1TB WD Red drives and set them up for LVM with RAID1 mirrored LVs. I also picked up a 120GB Samsung 840 Evo but I can't figure ...
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Exchange 2010 email client for Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS

Is there a current email client for the most recent release of Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS?
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A question on mysql command

I want to config postfix. I followed these instructions. On the first step I saw this mysql command: mysql > GRANT SELECT ON servermail.* TO 'usermail'@'127.0.0.1' IDENTIFIED BY 'mailpassword'; ...
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Unable to send email using ssmtp from home computer

After opening the port and having no success, I disabled the belkin router completely. So now there is no firewall blocking traffic. However, I continue to get the following error: ssmtp: Cannot open ...
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Monitor TCP port in background as daemon

A little background: I'm in charge of a fairly old (10.04) web server that hosts lots of outdated, under-maintained sites running on out-of-date versions of platforms like WordPress, Drupal, and ...
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Fetchmail: html version of mail

I am trying to read mail from a pop3 server and print it through cups. I want to keep the html formatting of the email as it was received and that is where I am having trouble On seeing header of ...
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POP3 Access to a Postfix based email system using Courier

I am trying to use courier-pop so I can access my email from 3rd party email clients such as Gmail that rely on pop3 based methods. I am recieving connection timeout errors trying to connect to my ...
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Evolution mail client for ubuntu 12.04

I am facing the following issue: When I attach 1 or 2 mails (which already have some attachment say word or excel file ) as attachments in any mail through evolution mail client for ubuntu 12.04, ...
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Can't authenticate with exchange server

I'm using Evolution with evolution-mapi to access an Exchange e-mail server. It has worked flawlessly in the past, but recently it will fail to authenticate, asking my password endlessly. If I enter ...
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How can i Download attachments from an email using Python?

My Current python script can download attachments from Gmail. But i want to Download Attachments from any other email services than Gmail. Ex: Other email services are ymail, hot mail, etc .. Is ...
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Setting up a secure mail server?

I am looking all over for a guide to setting up a secure mail server to be used with PHP and Apache. Can someone point me to a guide to do just that. I would like to have my own email ...
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What is the difference between postfix and mailsutils?

I am attempting to set up an AWS EC2 with a simple mailing service for my crontab. And I have postfix set up, but when I used the "mail" command it did not work. So I installed mailutils as ubuntu ...
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change default font properties when composing mail in evolution

I'm using Evolution as a mail client. By default it's using some fonts (really I don't know) in mail. But I would like to change the font family, size and colour when I'm composing the mail to ...
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Ubuntu Terminal Mail client

I am looking for an E-mail Client in the form of a Terminal/Console application. Does such an app exist on Ubuntu 14.04? I've yet to find one.
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Trouble sending mail

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS. I know very little about Ubuntu but have the task of administering an Ubuntu server for our hospital intranet. The server is on a virtual machine running Moodle. Moodle ...
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Server side filtering - Courier, Postfix, Roundcube

I have a mail server running Postfix, Courier, and Roundcube. I'm looking to add the ability for a user to assign their own custom mail filters from the web. I haven't yet found a way I can do this, ...
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Displaying an HTML email with apple-inline img tag?

When I receive an HTML email from a Mac user that includes an inline image like the following, the image does not display when I render the HTML (in Chrome, Firefox, etc.). <img apple-inline="yes" ...
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Fresh install of Postfix can send mail but not receive it. Which setting to tweak to receive mail?

My server is a VPS; I'm the only user on it. Although I'd eventually like to have multiple emails for my multiple domains, today I'd be happy to be able to receive mail on just one. Could someone ...
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Postfix suggests a bunch of other packages on install.What are they and should I install them?

Postfix suggests these packages on install: procmail postfix-mysql postfix-pgsql postfix-ldap postfix-pcre sasl2-bin dovecot-common postfix-cdb postfix-doc I know what procmail and dovecot are. ...
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sending email from cron with correct format

I am stuck when sending email in correct format from cron jobs executing my php script which fetches records from mysql database. i have a php script which fetches records from database and renders ...
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Thunderbird didn't got the structure of folders in my mail

I’ve installed Ubuntu 14.04 and configured Thunderbird for my mail. My problem is Thunderbird didn't got the structure of the folders in my mail. Thunderbird got all the mails in the Inbox folder. ...
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How to set up a mail server with multiple domains (12.04)

I'm the only user on my server, so the default install of postfix/dovecot has been fine until now. But I now have 4 domains and need an email address for each of them. I would like to be able to ...
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Thunderbird not checking for new mail?

Since the update to kernal 3.13.0.30, Thunderbird 24.6.0 does not check for new mail on my system. I have tried clearing the 'automatically check for new mail', quitting the program, and restarting ...
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Extract Error Which Is About Installing Pear Email Packages On Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I want to send e-mail with smtp send function in php. So that ı should install pear email packages.But When I install these packages on terminal I get an error.The error is about extracting .tar.gz ...
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Kernel Upgrade - Now Postfix STARTTL “502 command not implemented”

Interesting issue. So I rebooted one of my servers to upgrade the kernel. It came back online (after having to reconfigure the network interfaces for some reason) and Postfix is no longer able to ...
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Forward root mail to external email address

I have a headless Ubuntu 14.04 machine which I'd like to configure to forward root mails to an external email address (gmail in this instance, not sure if that makes a difference). This is so that if ...
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Why can't I send emails from the command line to my gmail account

I'm using the command: echo "Test if email can be sent from server" | mail -s "Test" myaccount@gmail.com This is on an Ubuntu Server 12.04 completely up to date. To catch you up on my ...
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Configuring sendmail for several domain names

So here's the problem: I have a webserver that's currently serving quite a number of different domain names as virtual hosts for apache. Lets say the default domain is defaultdomain.com When I use ...
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Sending Email With PHP (SMTP) By Apache's User

I could send e-mail with php in ubuntu 12.04. The apache user (in ubuntu 12.04) didn' t make problem. But I can't send e-mail when I pass the ubuntu 14.04. The apache user(ın ubuntu 14.04) make ...
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Evolution Mail Accounts not Listed in Client

I've found many instances of this problem but have not found any resolution. I did my diligence, I think, on install of 14.04, by closely following the tutorial on things to do when upgrading; for ...
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Strip off attachments from emails in Thunderbird

Some newsletters consistently send headers, banners, etc. with their newsletter emails. After a while, the total size of this data becomes quite relevant to a small mailbox. We're looking for a ...
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Self-signed server certificate for Postfix TLS

I'm trying to create the self-signed server certificate for the Postfix user: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ sudo ./tls.script Error opening Private Key 3073578684:error:02001002:system ...