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mail-in-a-box versus sendmail?

What are some of the considerations for selecting between Sendmail and Mail-in-a-Box? Mail-in-a-Box wins on the marketing: What is it? Mail-in-a-Box lets you become your own mail service ...
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How to manage /var/mail/root file

The size of /var/mail/root has been increasing as i am using lot of cron jobs and may cause memory shortage. Is it wise to delete that file? How to manage this problem?
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Mail server - Amavis with 7zip

After 1,5 year with working mail server on Ubuntu 14.04 I've experienced strange amavis logs listed below: http://pastebin.com/RwbNw78f Mail server is: Postfix + Dovecot + MySQL + Amavis + ClamAV + ...
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Citadel Mail Server Can't Receive Attachments [on hold]

I have set up a citadel mail server on a computer running Ubuntu 16.04. After configuring everything correctly I am able to send and receive mail anywhere in the world through my server. However, I am ...
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Postfix mail boundes due to dynamic IP

I am attempting to set up a send-only mail server on my ubuntu machine to send emails to one of my email accounts to notify me of jobs finishing. I followed this guide https://www.digitalocean.com/...
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Hot to get the message ID when sending email via command line?

I am trying to send a mail via simple mail command on the command line using this piece of code: $ echo "foo" | mail -s "Hello World" -t "someone@example.com" That’s working fine. My question is ...
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Mail Gateway / Antispam for Linux Ubuntu Server

I have recently install a mail server without AV/AS built-in. Whats your offer to install with Ubuntu server. please note that its Server version and "I haven't graphical environment". can it be ...
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Has anybody a working AOL account in Gnome?

In Ubuntu-Gnome's online accounts I'm trying to add AOL as a SMTP/IMAP account. But it never connects. It works though using Evolution only. Maybe it's a control panel bug?
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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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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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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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creating postfix email user without shell access

I have currently setup Postfix mail server for my company, but there is a bit of problem, the users I have defined for mail server MUST have shell access to server otherwise Postfix won't recognise it ...
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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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GnomeGmail for Google Inbox (attachments)?

GnomeGmail did a nice job as default mail client sending attachments, e.g. from LibreWriter, but since I moved to Google Inbox, the Gnome Gmail only opens it, without attaching anything or opening the ...
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“antispam plugin not configured”

I'm trying to get the dovecot-antispam plugin working on a 15.10 server (I can't dist-upgrade, it's on a vps) and I'm getting the error message of anti spam plugin not configured when trying to move ...
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postfix - delivery temporarily suspended

I get this error in my mail.log. May 30 06:49:34 raspberrypi postfix/error[5862]: 37644477EF: to=<ima.habekotte@gmail.com>, relay=none, delay=56676, delays=56643/33/0/0.36, dsn=4.4.1, status=...
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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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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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Latest Ubuntu Update Affects Networking in VirtualBox

I installed the latest Ubuntu updates this morning, May 14, 2016 on two installations hosted by VirtualBox (4.3.28 on one machine and 5.0.20 on a second machine). After the Ubuntu update, the two ...
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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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fail2ban: No section headers

Does someone knows what this means and how I can fix this? # fail2ban-regex sasl /var/log/mail.log Running tests ============= No section headers in /var/log/mail.log
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Why evolution 3.18 creates multiple copies in the send folder?

When sending a mail with evolution 3.18.5.2 the window of the composed mail stays open on the following status "Storing send message to 'INBOX/Sent' (100% complete)" When quitting this, the sent mail ...
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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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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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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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Postfix keeping email in queue for indefinite time. Sending from sendmail its working. Any idea?

I have set up postfix on my ubuntu. I have configured it properly so when ever I send email through Command Line or from "Read User Mail" section of Webmin its working. But when I try sending php code ...
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How to configure nullmailer to work with gmx

Last time I used postfix, and it was a mess until everything was configured to send my root-mail to my gmx-address .. however in the end it worked. This time I wanted to prevent that mess by using ...
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Postfix: No route to host

I'm having a problem while using postfix and trying to send a mail to a Gmail account. mailq output: -Queue ID- --Size-- ----Arrival Time---- -Sender/Recipient------- 670A21A0F59 374 Wed Apr 20 ...
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I have 5 hosts which i need to ping if any one down i should be alerted through an email it is possible..?

I have 5 hosts which i need to ping if any one down i should be alerted through an email it is possible..? and it will be checked with every 20 minutes. can anyone help me.. Thanks in advance... i ...
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I need a script file for checking (ping) 3 ip address are working or not

I need to create a script for checking (ping) 3 ip address are working or not. using the crone tab and i do want to know how is it working. I was used a script using a test file, but i need to get the ...
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Postfix - add footer to email with altermime

my goal is to add footer (disclaimer) for every email which pass Postfix as SMTP server (running Zentyal 4.2 on Ubuntu as mail server). I was using this tutorial (and many more, but all the same in ...
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Not able to send/receive emails outside my Domain from recently configured email-server

Email-server setup is not working on Ubuntu 16,postfix,dovecot. below are the config/facts Registered a domain say atul.com ISP is comcast who blocks port 25 Created A record @ -- 1.2.3.4 No CNAME ...
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Postfix Mail Server. Someone is sending Mails from my server

I am receiving Mails from my own mail server, from a user that belongs to my domain, but is not listed in my mail user db. Here are the logs: 4679 Mar 28 15:54:13 Bumblebee postfix/smtpd[29350]: ...
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Where is the junk folder that I created in Thunderbird on an ubuntu system?

I am using Thunderbird on Windows 7 to fetch emails from my ubuntu server. I found my mails being stored in /var/qmail/mailnames/domain.de/info/Maildir/cur but neither in /var/qmail/mailnames/domain....
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Is @109.service a special mailbox r?

systemd-analyze blame 28.288s mysql.service 25.459s nmbd.service 24.244s samba-ad-dc.service 15.315s wicd.service 11.642s php5-fpm.service 11.023s apache2.service 10....
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Dovecot/Postfix, how to block anonymous login? (SMTP)

I'm using ispconfig, dovecot, postfix for my mailserver. Is there any way to block someone sending mails without any auth? This is how it looks when I SMTP from my client to my mailserver like this: ...
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What command can read email mailbox file and produce output to stdout?

Is there any CLI email client/program which can read email mailbox file (with single email message) and produce output to stdout main headers and text? $ mailcmd < email.file From: some@email.com ...
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Can't get Postfix to send emails

I am new to being a system administrator and this is my first VPS I am setting up. I'm not new, so I do manage to have everything except emails working. I have installed postfix and mail-utils and ...
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Postfix is sending emails signed and coded and everything is fine but not when the server sends using php mail function

First of all I must say I have searched a lot for the answer and I am stuck with this problem since 3 days. Postfix is sending emails signed and everything is fine but not when the server sends ...
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Virtual user mail server setup

I have tried multiple times to setup a mail server that uses a mysql backend on ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I have used this guide: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-configure-a-mail-...
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sending email test with postfix

I have installed postfix and I want to test the service to send mail. But the command line mail seems not to be recognized. I read that I should have installed mailutils and that I don't have all the ...
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Remove Mail Applet from Toolbar in Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to find out how to remove the Thunderbird Mail Applet from the top right corner of the toolbar in Ubuntu 14.04 I have already tried going to Thunderbird-Add-ons manager - Extensions and ...
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Postfix not rejecting mails without DKIM signature

I have configured DKIM using Postfix and OpenDKIM for my email domain. (I followed this tutorial.) Sending works I fine, but I noticed that Postfix is not rejecting incoming spam mails that use my ...
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capture outgoing emails and disable sending them

Can you help to Disable sending of any outgoing emails and capture those instead. I'm setting up a PHP/Web dev server using vagrant and ubuntu. I've done everything else with the only emails ...
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Postfix sending email and marked as spam

I am settings up a mail server I can send using webmin. when i send the email to my gmail I can get it but it lands in the spam folder. I tried this with multiple emails. I think this could be cause ...
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smtp authentication 14.04 postfix courier thunderbird using virtual mailboxes

Firstly let me just say this is a fresh install. I have ubuntu 14.04 with postfix, courier, imap, smtp. squirrelmail and mysql virtual mailboxes configured. From squirrelmail i can send and receive ...
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How to view HTML mails in Claws?

I've just installed claws mail. Setting it up was not easy, but thanks to this sit I've managed to retrieve my mails. Only, html mails are just displayed as plain text so i've installed fancy plugin ...
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How to change default FROM address for mail command using sSMTP?

I have installed: sudo apt-get install ssmtp sudo apt-get install mailutils When I use command: echo "something" | mail -s "testing email" email@example.com The generated email have From field ...
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How to list contents of Amavis quarantine

I have amavis and spamassassin configured on my ubuntu wily mail server, it is happily putting spam into quarantine. Whilst I have been able to find out how to release emails from quarantine, (...
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How can I immediately disable all emails using postfix?

Is there a quick setting to disable all outgoing emails using postfix on my Ubuntu server? I've seen this answer which suggests setting default_transport = error: This server sends mail only ...