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postfix setup as a cloud mail gateway with exchange 2013 internally

we have a mail server on the cloud running postfix on ubuntu 12.0, and recently we wanted to setup exchange for the sake of calendar sharing and address book also to integrate with sharepoint and ...
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All email says “cannot find server”, including Thunderbird signup

I have tried to load yahoo mail,as well as the Thunderbird signup within Ubuntu, and all I see is "Cannot find server"; I have looked for help via the forums for several days, and it appears that my ...
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How to send e-mail as a domain name?

I would like to create an ubuntu webserver ( with Postfix on it ) to send e-mails to different users from a static domain name; website.com I do have access to the following DNS records website.com ...
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GroupWise support on Evolution Ubuntu 13.10

We want to migrate from Windows to Ubuntu linux. In the past we used Evolution client to our mail server (Novell GroupWise 2012). This mail servers uses SOAP protocol. In the past there was an option ...
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How to Set up Bulk email on Ubuntu desktop?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. I am connected to a dynamic IP-Based commercial internet connection. I want to set up a bulk email setup like interspire. Is it possible and what are the key pointers which ...
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Relay access denied error 554

I'm having trouble setting up a mail server, after following this tutorial I am still unable to send email to anyone outside of my server. I have installed and configured PostFix, Dovecot, ...
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Finding a highly customisable (compose message) email client that works with Exchange 2007!

Ubuntu: 13.04 - raring Exchange: MS 2007 Thunderbird: 1:24.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.13.04.1 Evolution: 3.6.4-0ubuntu1 Evolution-mapi: 3.6.2-0ubuntu1 Evolution-ews: 3.6.1-0ubuntu1 My company uses exchange ...
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Can't set xfce4-mailwatch-plugin to watch my claws MH directory

I experience difficulties to configure xfce4-mailwatch-plugin. I use claws as email client - it seems to store mails in MH format, so it's is indeed possible to connect it with the plugin. But I ...
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Forwarding HTML in Kmail

Kmail is not respecting HTML formatted emails when I forward them. In templates, %FORCEDHTML just removes the message in the editor. How to?
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Ubuntu postfix cannot receive mail from Gmail

On a VPS with Ubuntu 12.04 server I have install postfix with dovecot and I have create 3 email accounts. Last 5 days the above email accounts cannot receive any mail only from Gmail. In gmail I ...
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Crontab and sSMTP

My server is Ubuntu 12.04.3 Cron jobs are working fine. I can send emails through command line, either using mail, ssmtp or sendmail. I have set the correct email address on top of the crontab -e ...
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How do I use postfix to send outgoing email?

I am trying to set up postfix as an outgoing mail server for my domain. Mainly I need postfix to run as a server to simply send outgoing mail for some CMS software on the site (e.g.: user ...
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Thunderbird send button does not work when sending to more than one recipient

Was going to post this as a bug, but I'll try here first ... Thunderbird 24.1.0 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (I am assuming since a recent update in the last few days) I find that it is impossible to send an ...
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How do I recover my information?

I do not remember which email address I used and the password I used when I downloaded ubuntu a few years back. How can I recover this information? Thank you.
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Stopped receiving emails

I have suddenly stopped receiving emails. I have checked on the Sapo website and there are 15 emails waiting on the server but they do not transfer to Thunderbird. Emails from Gmail do transfer. How ...
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How do you remove your originating IP from Thunderbird?

I'm in a peculiar position where I need to remove my IP address from my email headers (I have a pen name). I don't want my readers knowing who I am or where I live. I use Gmail to send out my emails ...
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Is it possible to receive email in “real time”?

I have a POP3 Windows Live/Hotmail account (@live.com). In Windows, with Outlook and perhaps other programs I don't know about, it is possible to receive emails as soon as they are received by the ...
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server script that sends an email every time the global ip changes

I'm setting up a web server that wont have a static global ip. It will be at my parents house and I wont be able to ssh into it when the global ip changes. The global ip will change every time router ...
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New Outlook Double (two step) Authentication on Mail Clients like thunderbird

I am using Thunderbird without any issue until I enabled two way authentication in my Outlook account. Since then on start up, my Thunderbird is asking to enter a new password and I have to recreate ...
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Send email from postfix server to outside email client

I have set up an email server and can send/receive email localhost and I can receive mail from outside sources but I cannot send emails to outside sources. I get this error when I try to send to an ...
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Unix Mail (command line) - View Mail in Reverse Order

I installed mailutils in order to read some internally generated status messages. Is there any way to have them show the most recent at the top of the page, instead of at the bottom? I searched ...
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postfix-dovecot email sending works with squirrel mail but not with Thunderbird?

I have setup an intranet email system using postfix, dovecot and squirrel mail, Which is working fine, I can send and receive mail to all users on the system. I presume that the issue is in the ...
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Access local email stored on worstation on laptop on lan

I have the following scenario with my email : I am using Evolution as my primary email client on my workstation. The evolution mail is downloaded from my mail servers using POP, then deleted from ...
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Postfix won't send emails on my Lab Server

Hello to all and thanks for reading. Running a live Ubuntu server 12.04.3, with wordpress, xampp, and postfix. I have recently installed a lab server in our office (on a MacMini1.1) using the same ...
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Reading mail from system user

When I log into a server, I get You have mail. With alpine and sudo alpine I've deleted all my and root's emails, but there is also a file /var/spool/mail/smmsp. How can I check email from that user? ...
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What is the simplest way to set up a mail server?

The fact is: I need to get somehow an email adress like "admin@exampledomain.net" I tried a couple of tutorials that screwed my server and i had to reset it; So: How to setup it in the simplest way? ...
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How can I subscribe to Launchpad-hosted project announcements via email?

There are a number of projects I use or am interested in that make announcements via Launchpad. Random example: https://launchpad.net/steadyflow/+announcements These announcments are available as RSS ...
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Mail html form data as pdf file [closed]

I have a html form with 4 checkboxes that have some price values. I want php to calculate the total values of the checked boxes and send the output as a pdf file to a mail address. So far I have been ...
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How to add email address from email to existing contact

Ubuntu 12.04 I have a couple of email accounts but store my contacts on Google to sync with my phone. I am trying to setup an email client so it seamlessly integrates with my various email accounts ...
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Outlook 2010 on ubuntu13.04

I have installed microsoft office on my laptop running on xubuntu 13.04. I installed it with playonlinux everything works except the outlook. Outlook opens and I can play around on it, but as soon as ...
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offlineimap stopped working after 13.10 upgrade [closed]

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10, offlineimap no longer works. The first time I run it, it wants me to manually enter all passwords, despite them being already set-up in the keyring (it worked fine ...
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Ubuntu 13.10/Gnome shell keeps asking me for my e-mail accounts passwords but says they are wrong. How can I fix this?

Ubuntu 13.10/Gnome shell keeps asking me for my e-mail accounts passwords but says they are wrong. After login, in gnome shell, it asks for my two email accounts passwords. When I insert them it ...
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Installing and maintaining email server

Until now, I've been using managed shared hosting, but recently I've been seriously considering moving everything to a VPS, such as Linode. The one thing that has me really hesitating is that I must ...
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Running evolution mail reader logs off Ubuntu

Today I observed a very strange behavior on Ubuntu 12.04. When I run the mail reader evolution it makes Ubuntu to log off and then the start-up log-in screen appears. I tried to re-install it as, $ ...
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Setup email server for email alias only [duplicate]

Any easy way to set up a new email server to handle email alias/forwarding only for thousands of users on ubuntu 12.04?
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why Ubuntu command prompt is not prompting after executing the mail command?

uuencode text.txt | mail -s "hai" "abc@gmail.com" < body.txt after executing this command, terminal is blank. It is not prompting for next command. I have to press ctrl+z to return to terminal. ...
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Outlook.com webapp

Does Outlook.com webapp (still called live mail, but that is not important) work even when the browser is not open? I mean let's say I close Chromium to play a game; yet I would like to be notified ...
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Where is mailer.py?

I'm setting up a subversion server and need to send email to users on post commit. I can see a sample post-commit hook which includes "mailer.py". That file doesn't seem to exist. I can see lots of ...
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local servers (behind NAT) on vpn with email servers and sync with a central email server open to internet

What I have I have a number of Linux (Ubuntu) servers (20 as of now but may grow over time to hundreds) connected to each other via private VPN (OpenVPN) which serve intranet web application (Apache ...
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Printing an email

I am strugglging with a serious lack of unix knowledge. I would like to download an email and print it immediately on receipt. System info: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Running as a VM EDIT TO CORRECT THE MTA ...
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Skype in Outlook.com in Ubuntu won't work

I wouldn't normally ask a question like this on AskUbuntu - it's more related to web browsers is what some people might say. But, if you read on, you'll see why I'm asking it on this forum: If I go ...
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sending file using sendmail

I have a shell script that uses sendmail function to send email the code is as follows mailalert(){ sendmail -F Sender-Name -it <<END_MESSAGE To: Recipient@example.com Subject: Subject Message ...
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Shell Script Unable to send execution time via email

I wrote a shell script which calculates the execution time of itself but the problem I'm facing is its not able to send the time difference via email. Please Help. Here is the Script #!/bin/bash ...
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postfix 2.96 smtpd_relay_restrictions vs smtpd_reciepient_restrictions

we are setting up postfix.main.cf and if use smtpd_**relay**_restrictions = permit_mynetworks permit_sasl_authenticated reject_unauth_destination we get the warning of unused paramters when we ...
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Configuring Postfix with multiple virtualhosts

I am trying to set up Postfix for a website I am hosting, but the machine is hosting multiple sites. Drupal and wordpress sites (which might be important, I'm not sure). I am testing it out by ...
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Yahoo Home / Mail stuck in “waiting for yahoo.com” in firefox with ubuntu 13.04

i am new to linux and chose ubuntu 13.04 as my first attempt on the OS. So i kept a dual boot option with windows xp/ ubuntu 13.04. Now the issue is that when i try to open yahoo.com or ...
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Setting up Postfix with amavisd-new, spamassassin, clamav, and SPF checking?

I am working on learning how to setup a mail server and have a question regarding the use of mail filters with Postfix. I am looking at the following guide (as well as a similar guide on the Ubuntu ...
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Roundcube not sending email

I tried to set up an email server with Dovecot-postfix and using Roundcube as the webmail application. The problem is that I can see and receive emails inside roundcube but when I try to send one, the ...
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IMAP4 error on Lotus Notes 9.0

Recently I have installed Lotus Notes 9 on Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit to access my official emails using IMAP connectivity. However, I am continuously getting IMAP error "IMAP4 Maximum number of bad requests ...
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postfix doesnt send to all domains

I have postfix setup to send only. It sends to many domains successfully but fails to be received by the domain listed when setting up postfix. Why doesn't the mail get delivered? main.cf: ...