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Postfix smtp email limit exceed automatically

I have recently setup postfix to configure sendgrid on GCE server with Ubuntu. I have observed the my email limits are automatically decreasing I have maximum sent 5 to 6 mails and in 2 days got ...
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Evolution mail - backup readable and searchable

I'm using Evolution to link to my institute's Exchange Web Server (EWS), the problem is that the storage space of the latter is very limited. What I am looking for is the following: Previously, ...
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Configure Postfix to work with Gmail and custom domain email (relay)

I'd like to set up custom domain email like john@doe.com and be able to send and receive emails on this account using my Gmail account. In order to do so I've read I need to configure Postfix to ...
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Postfix would not auto-create the Maildir for incoming mails

I am trying to setup a mail server. I went over tons of tutorials on how to do this with Postfix + dovecot + MySQL, but none was error-proof and I always got stuck at some point with an error. So I ...
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How do i set up postfix

My computer is in a domain, and I would like to set up emails for $USER@myDomain but I get errors, in my mailbox stating the message is undeliverable. I can send mail out just fine, but I would like ...
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Client Hostname, not FQDN, not IP Address, in Thunderbird headers

When sending email from Thunderbird from behind NAT, the headers contain the local IP address of the client, not the hostname. This is (the result of) what Outlook Express would send: Received: from ...
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PostFix: enable mail account on Ubuntu 14.04

I got a mail@example.com address registered in many platforms and need to receive mail to this. I moved all my addresses in my PostFix server on Ubuntu 14.04 running at AWS instance and I can't use ...
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looking for an email application to manage multiple emails accounts

I am looking for an email application to access and use multiple email account at once. I know thunderbird can be used to access multiple email accounts but I am not sure if it selects the same ...
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back up gmail and show backuped emails

I need to make a backup solution of imap/gmail: my idea is to use offlineimap (What can I use to automate backups of Gmail?) save emails in maildir folder and show them via imap dovecot my ...
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mail not sending or receiving ?

I configured a mail server on ubuntu 14.04 using postfix and dovecot. When I'm trying to send mail or receive mail then it's not working and GENERATING no error. mail log Jun 11 07:40:18 mail ...
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System monitoring with email notifications

I currently have an Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS and I want to be able to receive email notifications with information about the resource usage on my server. CPU, memory, swap, you name it. I understand ...
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Enigmail issue with Ubuntu 16.04, Thunderbird 38.8.0

Enigmail! It's great for remaining secure. When it works, anyways. I seem to have a bit of an issue with Enigmail in which I can click on an encrypted email, but the email simply shows a blank page ...
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Postfix and relay with Gmail: i can't send emails

I'm trying to send emails from my machine using gmail as sender. I've followed this tutorial: https://easyengine.io/tutorials/linux/ubuntu-postfix-gmail-smtp/ and when I try to send an email from ...
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How to use vim or mutt as a back-end for Thunderbird?

When I send an email I usually use mutt because that lets me use vim. Sometimes, for longer mail, I open a file in /tmp named wxyz and run that through to correct spelling and capitalization, &c. ...
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SmokePing - Disable “Alert Cleared” emails

I'm using SmokePing with about four targets that each have two alerts. The alerts are raised at least twice daily (not for troubleshooting, but for monitoring). Is there any way to disable the "Alert ...
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Is there a way to pipe the mail output to a file?

Say for example that I used the command sendmail foo@bar.com < email.txt Is there any way to configure postfix to send the contents of email.txt to a file, instead of to foo@bar.com? The ...
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Is there any plugin/extension/add-on for Mozilla Thunderbird Notifications in GNOME

The question is pretty straightforward. The default notifications by Thunderbird don't really work in GNOME. I have had to install an extension (add-on) called 'Enhanced Desktop Notifications' which ...
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Send mail with php and postfix - can send mail with php -a from terminal but not from web page

I have designed a simple contact form that sends an email to a gmail account. Currently if I run from a terminal (non-root user): ...$ php -a php > "me@gmail.com","test postfix php","this is a ...
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Logcheck not sending email

I just installed logcheck, modified its config to my email address, but when i prompt a test run i dont get the email. If i redirect the output to STDOUT i get the correct infos. I read somewhere ...
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Kmail Default Send and Archive (gmail like hotkey)

CTRL + SHIFT + ENTER = Send and Archive inside of the browser for GMAIL. How do I enable this to work inside of Kmail? I wish to send and archive all my emails when I launch em out my inbox.
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What happend to evolution-mapi in 16.04

I am new here and i come frome austria. My primary language is german so please excuse me for my bad english. The only questian i have is, what happend to the evolution-mapi in ubuntu 16.04. I've ...
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Dekko lost my email [closed]

I wrote an email today in Dekko and then pressed send. The train I was in went through an area where I lost Internet connection, whilst the email was sending. As a result the email didn't go and I got ...
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Mail -c option gives message “invalid option”

I'm trying to sent mail command-line using mail() with Ubuntu 14. No problem, but when using the -c option (according to http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/wily/man1/bsd-mailx.1.html) I get: mail: ...
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a package wants me to use a system mail name

the full question is: The 'mail name' is the domain name used to 'qualify' mail addresses without a domain name. This name will also be used by other programs. It should be the single, ...
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Port is blocked

I am working in Ubuntu 14.04 where I have WordPress site running and a Postfix service partly working as SMTP. I would like to enable my Wordpress site to register and send e-mails to users with "...
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Bidirectionally synchronize Thunderbird profiles (POP3 mail accounts) between two computers

I have two computers, each has Thunderbird installed. I once set up a Thunderbird profile on computer A and configured my email accounts there (all POP3, not IMAP). The message store type is "File ...
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Postfix irregularly sends out mail

I tried setting up a mail server on my VPS using the Postfix package and the following tutorial (https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-setup-postfix-on-ubuntu-14-04). It ...
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exim4 problems sending mail from client

If I send mails through my Phone I receive always following error: 2016-05-13 20:29:46 H=ipxxxxxx.dynamic.kabel-deutschland.de ([192.168.0.144]) [95.90.xxx.xxx] F=<test@example.online> rejected ...
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Oauth 2 in kmail in ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to connect gmail using kmail from Ubuntu 16.04, but it is not connecting. After doing google search I came to know that, gmail using oauth 2 for authentication of desktop app. Is there a ...
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email can't send PTR record

Using Thunderbird POP3 SMTP Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC. Can't send messages but can receive. Error message is "4.4.0 ... Relaying temporarily denied. Cannot resolve PTR record for 202.91.195.235." Am ...
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Unable to open maildir files other than text editor

I installed Thunderbird with maildir. Email files from the maildir structure open with the text editor (MINE format) but not with Thunderbird. How can I change that situation ? PS1: of course, same ...
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Enable ZFS ZED Email Notifications on 16.04

As ZFS is now officially supported in Ubuntu 16.04, I would like to enable email notifications for my ZFS pool. Below are the steps I have taken so far, however I am now currently stuck: Installed ...
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Evolution - Cannot see POP account

I am running the latest version of Xubuntu (16.04) and installed evolution 3.18.5.2 using the software app. I added two IMAP accounts without an issue. However I am having a problem with a POP3 ...
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Get email notification for using 'sudo' by a specific user

I have a server set-up and I let somebody that I trust with a little bit of sudo access have it. However, I also want an email anytime that they use sudo. I know that I can use Defaults ...
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cron email from address

a linux machine executes a cron job for a script every night that does a backup, this should then send an email to us with the basic results. However since moving to a spam filtering platform its ...
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Receiving Email Problem from outside in Elastix

I've already installed elastix 3 stable version (postfix, cyrus sasl2). I'm using as email server in my local network. here everything works as the bellow: Send Email from Local To Local = ...
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Setting up a mail server on Ubuntu that forwards and sends mail to Gmail

I am currently running a Ubuntu server on DigitalOcean. Currently, I have set up Postfix so all emails to my domain automatically gets forwarded to my Gmail account. I also want to send out emails ...
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postfix 2.11, cannot receive emails from specific domain

helo, I am over 3 days now working on a solution. Our server is getting emails normally from around the world, except from one domain(our ISP free emails server domain). It would not be a problem but ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 auth_pam broken

I'm trying to set up a mail server on a fresh Ubuntu 16.04 machine but I can't get it to work properly. I'm using a Postfix/Courier setup with MySQL for authentication. Receiving emails and reading ...
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Thunderbird recognizes some pdf files as videos

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, and recently have a problem with Thunderbird: Some pdf files attached to emails are not treated as pdf files should be. The attachment settings option for pdf's is set to ...
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Email icon (messaging menu) in Ubuntu 16.04

I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed and Mailnag to check my Gmail account. With Ubuntu 14.10 I had a email icon (messaging menu, provided by indicator-messages package, that I currently have installed) ...
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can't send emails to gmail accounts from postfix

Hi I have a VPS running Ubuntu 14.04 configured as email box using this guide http://www.krizna.com/ubuntu/setup-mail-server-ubuntu-14-04/ and then install and configure spamassasin with this ...
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I've made an email server using postfix and dovecot and I cannot send emails to Gmail! It works perfectly with Yahoo

I've made an email server on Ubuntu 12.04 using postfix, dovecot and roundcube as an web interface. Sending and receiving mails from Yahoo works fine (well, to be honest with a delay of 5 minutes, I ...
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Configure cron-apt to use smtp relay

I've setup cron-apt on Ubuntu 14.04.3 to automate updates. I'd like it to email notifications and have configured MAILTO="user@example.com", and MAILON="upgrade" options in /etc/cron-apt/config. I ...
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Ubuntu Touch - Adding Proton email to the notifications

I have a "Proton" email account, which works very nice through my Ubuntu phone. However, I am not receiving notifications when I get emails come through. So I can miss them. How can I add Proton email ...
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Can not use POSTFIX to send mail out

So basicly what im trying to do is send out an email from my friend computer out to my gmail. I have been guiding him on how to setup Postfix (Guide: http://oskarhane.com/setup-your-own-mail-hosting-...
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Claws Mail imap4 problem

I'm trying to configure Claws Mail (v.3.13.2) in Xubuntu 16.04, in order to get and receive mail from my university's Outlook servers. I'm using the very same config settings as with Thunderbird, but ...
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Sending mail from one system to another on the same network using sendmail?

I am trying to use sendmail to set up a local mail environment in which all of the machines on the LAN can send and receive mail from each other. I am able to send and receive mail on the localhost ...
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Evolution ews connection to exchange suddenly stopped working (unauthorized)

I was using Evolution with the EWS (Exchange Webservices) Connector for quite a while and everything was working well. Then from one day to the next, without any configuration change I know of, I ...
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How to send email from script

I'm trying to write a script that will send an email with all the files from one folder attached, then move those files to another folder. I've done the latter bit with a bash script, but I've never ...