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Train rspamd filter

I have rspamd installed and configured as my spam filter of choice, along with dovecot and postfix. It's working well, but it occasionally misses the odd spam message here and there. How can I train ...
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Ubuntu & Postfix Incoming mail ip restriction for one domain in a multi-domain setup

I'm running the Postfix/MySQL according to ISPConfig3 setup with multiple virtual domains. I'm now using an email filtering appliance to filter email before delivery to the mailserver for some ...
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Suspicious activity through postfix/smtpd in mail.info - maybe virus or hacking attempt?

I found the following entries in mail.info but nobody is logged in. Clamscan find nothing. How can i find what this is and how can i stop this? Oct 26 11:30:03 smtp postfix/smtpd[21749]: connect ...
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unable to send mail with Sendmail

I am having problems with Sendmail where it will not allow me to send test mail. Below is the error log for sendmail Attached is the paste of my mail.err Oct 19 20:34:21 ns519707 ...
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How to prevent mail sent from Mutt from winding up in junk folders?

I have mutt configured to send/receive mail on behalf of an email address on a domain that I own (i.e., not a gmail, yahoo or other major domain). I'm attempting to set up a notification system to ...
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When a mailto link is clicked I want to go do straight to the new mail message

If a mail to link is clicked I want to go do straight to the new mail message. This is what should be expected so this is what should happen. Same question was also asked at How can I make ...
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Can not send an email to thunderbird on a local server using PHP and postfix

This is my code for sending an email from my website that is run on a local server ( I have postfix on my computer): <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <form action="email.php" method="post"> ...
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Thunderbird calendar does not get synced with meeting invites

I have recently migrated from mac to ubuntu. I am trying to set up Microsoft exchange email client on ubuntu. All the things are working just fine except calendar on thunderbird. I don't see meeting ...
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How do I configure the actual passwords for Dovecot SASL with postfix?

This article does a wonderful job of explaining how to set up a postfix server with SASL Auth, but it makes no effort to explain how to get authentication working on the Dovecot side. In particular, ...
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Postfix doesnt know own hostname

in my postfix logs I often see that postfix failed to send an email to root@levinus [my hostname] because theres no DNS record for levinus. But in my /etc/hosts is an entry for levinus (--> 127.0.0.1 ...
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Configure Postfix to use port 201

I am not a guru of linux and advanced configuration and this might be a silly question but how am I going to configure postfix (smtp) to use port 201 in same time with 25, on an Ubuntu 12.04 server. ...
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Evolution is deleting emails from my inbox

Every now and then Evolution deletes emails from my inbox. Once it occurred when I emptied the trash, but other times it simply removes incoming email after was viewing incoming email. Unlike the ...
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How to remove package (sendmail) for which I aborted the installation?

I thought I wanted to install sendmail, so I did sudo apt-get install sendmail but during the (very long (5min+) and slow) installation process, I discovered I did not need this package after all. ...
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Downloading email messages as text files (multiple accounts) from command line

I would like to use some tool from command line, to check and download mail, from different providers (gmail, hotmail, yahoo...) periodically and automatically, and save them as text files, preferably ...
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Evolution 3.10.4 password nuisance

I have been using `evolution' since 2007. This summer evolution has started, for no apparent reason, to ask for mail account passwords and key-ring passwords at 5 minute intervals. Can Anyone tell me ...
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How do I identify which log is incorrectly rotated?

I'm receiving email prompts from two Ubuntu 14.04 servers around unusual logrotate behaviour. I don't have any packages installed which are not installed on other servers which don't exhibit this ...
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exim4 all relevant MX records point to non-existent hosts or (invalidly) to IP addresses

I have installed exim4 on my ubuntu 14 machine. I have setup follwing MX Records for my domain. mail A 136.243.94.201 3600 MX mail.backoven.org 0 3600 When i run following command mail is ...
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How to log all smtp conversations for postfix?

I use tail -fn200 /var/log/maillog to view the logs of postfix. But I cannot see all smtp conversations here. How can I see all smtp conversations?
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Postfix/rancid - relay all local mail to Exchange

I want to relay all local mail to my corporate Exchange address: me@company.com. Ubuntu 12.04, not joined to the domain (Hostname: IS-D-069.local). This host does not accept email. I can resolve ...
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how to send content using postfix?

I need to be able to send the content of two files via email at the same time. I can now send it as two separate emails. I was able to send the content of one file via one mail message like this: ...
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Is TOR breaking TLS for e-mail transport encryption to collect user credentials (security hole)?

EHLO response from mail server for starting encrypted TLS protocol when connecting to SMTP to send mail appears modified from STARTTLS to AUTH PLAIN when sent through tor instead of plain TCP. In ...
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Mail not being recieved when sent from Ubuntu 14.04 server with postfix on ServerMania

I am using postfix to redirect mail to my Gmail. On my local Ubuntu 14.04 VM instance it works great. When I try to do it on my Ubuntu 14.04 server on ServerMania with postfix, I see what appears to ...
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Cannot retrieve Outlook.com mail on Client app. ( No matter which) on 14.04

I'm experiencing a really strange behaviour of my 14.04 trusty tahr. I have several email accounts ( personal, work, university etc) and so i prefer to manage them all together with a desktop app. I ...
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Adminstrating Email Stack

I'm looking for a simple tool (web or desktop based) to adminster Postfix/Dovecot/Spamassassin etc. Only one I know of is iRedMail, but it's pretty simple for the free version and doesn't support ...
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Sending SMS Text Messages to Another Person's Android Cellphone From My Laptop

Here's the Problem: My grandson has a Android cellphone that can do SMS. He wants me to contact him from my laptop with text messages. He can email me from his cellphone, so why can't I email him? ...
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Mailing Server - what you recommend ? (will send 200,000 per month) [closed]

i need your recommendation for mailing server that will be send 200,000 emails per mount (don't worry this are customers that want to receive those emails) i searching for mail server that can provide ...
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SSMTP with gmail “cannot open 587:587” [closed]

I'm trying to configure my HTPC to send me an email once in a while, particularly after certain cron jobs but I can't get it to work. I've also got a server running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS where I eventually ...
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How change From field in Postfix

I have own server and installed Postfix. When I send message in "From" field I have next: email1@example.com (Username) When other server receive this message it this that email1@example.com and ...
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Postfix Email Rejected

Postfix rejects all incoming emails. I have Virtualmin as installed as a frontend for managing and I'm hosting multiple domains on that machine - emails for all domains are rejected. I'm running ...
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Send an email from the local server using PHP and Postfix [duplicate]

I have written a php code so that when a button is pressed the code sends out an email to the provided email address. I have followed the instructions that were mentioned in this link for the ...
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Login error with Roundcube/Dovecot/Postfix

I have been chasing this issue for hours. I am new to email, have read tons and tons and have done pretty well I think. But I have run into a problem... I have Dovecot and Postfix happy, but when I ...
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Postfix can send but not receive mails - Recipient address rejected

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 Server with Postfix 2.11.0 and 2.2.9 Since the last weekend my mailserver can only send emails but not receive them. Any help is much appreciated! :-) The Error in mail.log ...
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Send an email with PHP using postfix from a local server to any email address

I have created a webpage on my localhost and there is a text box for the user to fill out with her/him email address and there is a Send Email button. When the button is pressed an email with a ...
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Send an email from the localserver using PHP

I am trying to send an email to my thunderbird or google acount using PHP from a local server in Ubuntu. I have used the mail() function in PHP. I have done some research and apparently you can not ...
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How to extract an attachment from an email header?

I recently got an e-mail with an attached JAR file. However, my e-mail client considers it malware and is not letting me open it. I've opened the actual e-mail, and found the attachment, which seems ...
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IMAP mailbox not downloading files

Summary: I have a university mailbox using IMAP protocol. My Ubuntu email clients do not download my inbox emails, not even the new ones. I can send emails though. I use thunderbird on Windows 7 ...
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Problem with send email with SMIME “Peer's Certificate issuer is not recognized”

I want to send an email encrypted and signed using evolution. So I've get one certificate on COMODO, named COMODO Free Secure Email Certificate. On evolution I've imported the certificate, according ...
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Does Ubuntu need a FQDN to get internet and email working?

I want to replace Win XP on a computer with Ubuntu. Do I have to buy a domain name to get email to send/receive and get internet working? Because on my Ubuntu 14.04 at work, I had to buy a domain name ...
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Encrypting emails with own pgp key in Thunderbird

Don't know if this is the right SE to ask this question, feel free to move the question to another one. Many emails in my inbox are not encrypted: the sender has is not technically educated enough, ...
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Nagios is sending mails manually but alerts are not coming

Alert mailing is configured from a gmail id to avoid spam catchup. Nagios alert mailing is working fine while trying manually using 'mail' command. Which clearly means, nagios is capable of sending ...
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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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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 ...