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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 customize the Ubuntu mail indicator/satus menu?

I'm using evolution as my email client. It shows me how many unread emails I have in the menu bar, can it also show subjects of all unread emails?
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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 ...
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Can not send email to user's mail box in Ubuntu 14.4

I have an issue.I have one app where one can send email to a particular user using PHP and Angular.js.I am using Ubuntu server.Here after sending mail the success message is coming but the sent mail ...
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Postfix rejecting incoming mails

I'm struggling with the following problem: my postfix keeps rejecting all incoming mails with the error message: NOQUEUE: reject: RCPT from mail-lb0-f169.google.com[209.85.217.169]: 554 5.7.1 ...
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Unable to receive emails from rediffmail?

All I have Exim server setup on a dedicated server. All service is working well but I can't receive mails from Rediffmail to my domain. Please reply with the positive answer !! Thanks
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How can I migrate Mbox emails to new version of Evolution?

How can I convert my old Mbox emails so that I can read them in the new version of Evolution? I am using Evolution 3.10.4 under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I cannot read my previous Evolution emails, ...
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Postfix and SquirrelMail permissions

I have setup Postfix and tested that it works, and SquirrelMail works as well, but under strange terms. SquirrelMail will only work if I set the user and group owners of the mail dir to virtual, but ...
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setting mail server on ubuntu desktop 15.10

I installed Ubuntu desktop 15.10 and tried setting a mail server. Can anyone please share a dovecot imap/pop3 server config and a postfix mail server that work for a mail server, because I have tried ...
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Configuring icloud account on postfix

Recently I've configured gmail account on my postfix service. It wasn't really hard, there are plenty tutorials online. However when it comes to icloud I haven't found single one. I assume that I'd ...
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mail utils receive mails

I can send mails through mailutils in ubuntu 14.04 but when I check for received mails it always shows No mail for <userName>. Any one can help me with this Command using -> $ mail output No ...
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Send mail from command line? [duplicate]

How I can send a simple mail from Ubuntu command line without giving the password for the email account which I'm sending to?
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mail() / sendmail not working on lubuntu 14.04 in virtualbox guest

I tried: postfix ssmtp from this post How to have my PHP Send mail? and the classical sendmail with sudo sendmailconfig nothing works I can see no error messages. My host is windows 10. Any ...
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Sendmail can't send to gmx, but Work-Email?

So I've set up Sendmail for my fail2ban/unattended-upgrade/logwatch etc. and I just tried to send myself a Test-Mail. I came up with the following issue: I'm able to send emails to my E-Mail from ...
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How to use Mutt as the mail transport agent used by crontab?

I am using Mutt to send emails from my server. Using the MAILTO variable to send the result of running crontab tasks is not working as it seems that it expects to find /usr/bin/mail. This is the ...
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Postfix glitches in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I followed these instructions to install Postfix on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server. Now every time I login I can see a message called "You have new mail" and I can see the messages too when I type in ...
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15.10 - Unity-Mail not in Repository anymore?

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 clean on my machine. When I want to install Unity-Mail via apt-get or Software-Center I get the message, that the package cannot be found. But it seems that the Package ...
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Postfix doesn't verify senders hostname

Today I discovered a problem with my mailserver. I tried to send a mail from my local machine via telnet using this commands: 220 example.com ESMTP Postfix EHLO example.com [...] MAIL ...
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Local mail in Ubuntu 14.04 (explanation needed)

SOLVED! Need a bit of explanation about /var/spool/mail I've played with "at" command lastly but it doesn't produces any output to my shell (this was solved with a redirection to "/dev/pts/...") ...
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Turn off email capabilities on server

I have a web server running Ubuntu and I know that I have Postfix installed and configured on it, but I want to uninstall it and I also want to make sure sendmail is not going to be installed by ...
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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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Easy mailserver setup with connecting it to roundcube webmail on ubuntu

I need a method for easy installation and setting up a mailserver on ubuntu server for being able to send and receive email from my own local server to for example gmail or yahoo. can some body give ...
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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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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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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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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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mail relays to secondary MX record all the time

I have a partner company whose MX records are set as below: abc.com. 20698 IN MX 10 mail1.abc.com. abc.com. 20698 IN MX 90 mail.abc.com. The above ...
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How to Identify existing MTA on my Ubuntu server?

I am a beginner for Ubuntu Server and have very little knowledge about it. We have a running instance of Nagios Core from a production server TEST-1 (Ubuntu 14.04.2). It was set up before i joined ...
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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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Thunderbird 31.8.0 , addresses in To: field comes from collected book which only has two addresses, can't select personal book

I imported my address book and it looks good. However when writing a message only the collected addresses book is used in the To: Cc: fields, can't get it changed to default personal address book. ...
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Is a mail server needed to setup separately?

I have my own Ubuntu 12.04 server, and I want to setup a mail server. But I have question that mail server is needed to setup differently, On another computer. Can it combine with web server or ...
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Why does sendemail no longer with with new SMTP server?

I normally don't have to do much with setting up Ubuntu email, so I'm basically a beginner at it, please be kind. I have Sendemail 1.56 by Brandon Sehm on Ubuntu 14.04.02LTS. The Ubuntu machine name ...
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Extracting strings from mail log

I'm trying to extract all lines of text from mail log file that contain specific string (mail address). I know using grep will allow me to search for the address mail.addres@example.org, but how do I ...
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Can Postfix check for a user on a downstream smtp?

the simplest solution for backup mx is a second postfix which relays every email to the main-server. The main problem is backscatter, when the server comes back online. Most of the time both systems ...
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Postfix no outer mails recived because of “unknown user 550” (sending & local reciving possible)

I have the following problem: I can't recive emails on my email account on my server. Postfix sends back: error: unknown user (550) - mymail@domain.tld But it is possible to send mail with other ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mail + msmtp not working, is this a bug?

I use mail and msmtp to send emails. Installed the pkg msmtp-mta instead of postfix. Here is my /etc/msmtprc config file: defaults logfile /var/log/mail.log syslog on aliases /etc/aliases account ...
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i installed iredmail on my ubuntu desktop 14.04 but why is it i cant access the emails on another pc

I installed ired mail but I can only access the web mail app using my own computer but if I try to access it in another computer is saying server not found on the web page
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Port is open but service is stopped

I have interesting statstistics on open ports on ubuntu. I scan my server from outside with nmap And I see that 110/tcp open pop3 And many other ports are also open But on the server ...
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Domain name is syntactically invalid

I trying to send e-mail via exim . when i try to send mail to mail.ru i got an error . What should i do? host domain on my machine? and why it is syntactically invalid. How should i reconfigure my ...
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Can't send mail

I can't seem to figure out how to get my server to send out an email. I've installed postfix for a send-only server, and every time I run mail -s "hello world" myemailaddress@outlook.com, I get at ...
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Postfix Mail issue

Just installed a Postfix & Dovecot mail server. I am able to receive mail fine, but when I attempt to mail someone say @gmail.com I get a error 4.7.1 Relay access is denied. Any Help with this? ...
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how to send/receive through /usr/bin/mail

I would like to monitor incoming / outgoing email through shell. Especially when a mail matched with a specific mail rule comes in. I want to see this mail title in the shell. I haven't used ...
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Installing PEPS in ubuntu (Digital Ocean)

In Reference to this manual, I am trying to install PEPS on ubuntu and did the following: git clone https://github.com/MLstate/PEPS cd PEPS echo mail.mydomain.com > domain sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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How to enter a declared variable in the mail body, while sending mail using perl script?

I am sharing a perl script here, which is supposed to send a mail with the HDD/RAM status in the message body: Also, the HDD out will happen only if the %HDD use is above 50%. How can I include the ...
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How to create a perl script which checks the system stats(CPU,RAM,HDD) and sends an alert mail? [closed]

The script is for adding to the cron tab. The flow of the shell script should be like this. 1. Checks the CPU state. 2. Checks the RAM usage. 3. Checks the HDD usage. 4.Sends an alert mail to ...
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Cant send local mail by client

So I setup a DNS and Mail server, It works fine when I use the local account to send mail to each others, I use "telnet localhost smtp" to send mail or I use Thunderbird to send mail. My mail server's ...
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ExQuilla alternatives for connecting to MS Exchange Server?

I installed ExQuilla according to this tutorial After Installation: Creating an Exchange account. For accessing Microsoft Exchange Account. And I accessed my MS mail without any trouble: But this ...
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help with email commands [duplicate]

enter image description hereI want to send emails from my Ubuntu pc to other pcs on internet. I also have an account on yahoo.gr ,there are some commands like ssmtp or mail or mutt but they don't work ...
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How do I setup a command line mail program to send text emails to comcast SMTP server?

I have tried postfix, sendmail, mailutils. They all assume alot of user knowledge of MTA's and all that subject matter. I just want to be able to send an email from a bash script to my Comcast account ...
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Filering received mail by aliases file ubuntu postfix mail server

I have setup an Ubuntu mail server with /etc/aliases. In the aliases file there is an alias all: group1, group2, group3, where each of the groups is defined on its own. The problem is that due to ...