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how to use ubuntu desktop as a mail server?

I'm a open source web developer and I'm just using ubuntu 11.10 x64 desktop version as my web server by installing PHP MySQl and Apache 2. I mainly use PHP to send email from my web server. But I wish ...
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simple method to install a mail server

I am looking for a simple way to install a mail server on my Ubuntu server. I would like to be able to receive and send emails though a webmail (e.g. roundcube). I have a domain name. The web server ...
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How do I fake an MX record for a domain?

I'm testing two mail servers that live on two (virtual) machines with made up domain names for emails. When one of the servers needs to send an email to the other one, it seemingly performs a DNS ...
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MailServer that doesn't store any data outside database?

Question: Is there any OpenSource (MIT/BSD/LGPL license) mail server that doesn't store any of its data (except database connection string/sql query scripts) outside a database ? I looked at ...
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Setting up a mail server to send mail from IP

I have a fixed LAN IP, but no domain name. I'd like to be able to send emails within the LAN, and receive mails sent to my IP (user needs to send an email to username@10.xx.xx.xx). I've tried the ...
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What is the best way to migrate a Mail server?

I have a Plesk panel mail server with used hard disk space of 480GB out of a total of 900GB. I would like to migrate the plesk panel and data to a new server on raid 1 hard drives(600GB). The mail ...
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Getting notified of failed cron jobs

I'm concerned that cron jobs can fail silently for an indefinite period of time on vanilla Ubuntu Desktop 12.04.1 (Precise), and no one will notice. I would like to get a notification whenever a ...
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How do I install MailScanner on 11.10?

I'm attempting to add/install MailScanner to my ubuntu 11.10 desktop configuration running postfix. I tried installing the latest 12.04 LTS but it had neither MailScanner nor qpopper package, 11.10 ...
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connection refused on localhost 25 (apache James)

I was looking at a similar question, but all that I gather is that it could be a problem with the OS and not James precisely: thufir@dur:~/apache-james-3.0-beta4$ ...
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How/Can I use OUTLOOK in Ubuntu Mail Server? Thanks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Exchange with Evolution or any other mail client How/Can I use OUTLOOK in Ubuntu Mail Server?
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Cron not sending email notifications

I'm finishing biulding our new server, based on 12.04 32-bit desktop version. I've set up a few cron tasks, that are running as they're supposed. only, I've added the MAILTO = ...
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cannot receive email on ubuntu email server

I setup the email server. I am able to send out mail but when I try to receive mail by sending an email to myself from another email, it doesn't work. The other email I receive a mailer-daemon and ...
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How do I set up a mail server on a Linode VPS?

i have a linode account and trying to setup an email server where i can send and receive email from my registered domain. i typed this into shell: sudo tasksel install mail-server but what is the ...
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Mail Server not working?

I am trying to setup mail server since a long time but as I am new to Linux I have unsuccessfully configured it to the best as I could but now I need assistance. I have installed it using the links ...
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How to change Helo Address?

Right now my Helo Address = localhost (helo=localhost). Is it better to set this to my server's domain name? If so, how do I change it? I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and Postfix. Thanks.
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Setup DKIM (DomainKeys) for Ubuntu, Postfix and Mailman

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with Postfix and Mailman. I want to set up DKIM. DomainKeys Identified Mail, or DKIM, is the successor to Yahoo's "DomainKeys". It incorporates Cisco's Identified Mail. What ...
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Setting up a remote mail server

I have an Ubuntu server running at a remote location which I log into with putty My dynamic ip is maintained using a NoIP account. I am trying to learn about php dynamic websites and as a result I ...
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How do I install cyrus-sasl on 10.04 Server?

This indicates that there is a cyrus-sasl2 package, but it doesn't appear to be available in the repositories? I need to install Cyrus SASL for use with postfix, not the Cyrus IMAP server. How do I ...
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Is it safe to remove files in .Sent/cur directory of dovecot?

For unknown reasons the .Sent/cur folder of one of the users had grown up to 500 MB. Is it safe if I remove all the files of this directory? And why it had grown up so dramatically? Note, that this ...
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Identify mailserver running on remote box?

Hey guys I'm going through a hosting company that set up a mailserver and I am trying to identify the mailserver (Postfix, Sendmail, Exim?) so I can set up a Monit rule around it, but haven't had ...
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Exim PanicLog has Non-Zero Size…?

I'm getting the following error from my Ubuntu server: exim paniclog /var/log/exim4/paniclog on (my server FQDN) has non-zero size, mail system might be broken. I found a solution on the web here. ...
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How can I set up postfix without the need of a relayhost?

In /etc/postfix/main.cf I have [relayhost = smtp.someisp.no] and everything works fine. I have to use this relayhost since my ISP has closed port 25. My ISP tells me that if I dont want to use their ...
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How to send e-mail from Ubuntu server?

What I'm supposed to do is send emails from Ubuntu. The easiest way I have found is using Thunderbird and linking my real e-mail address (abc@hotmail.com) to Thunderbird account. I can successfully ...
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How to install Zarafa on Ubuntu 11.10?

Does anybody know a got tutorial explaining how to install Zarafa on Ubuntu 11.10? Or does anybody know a good alternative? I would really like to have a easy administrable System providing all my ...
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Creating a mail server on Amazon EC2?

Does anyone know the latest AMI that has the preconfigured Postfix mail server on it, for use with a "micro" instance of Amazon EC2? I'm having trouble searching for a AMI instance using ElasticFox ...
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Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2)

I have mailserver configure using dovecot+postfix+mysql and it was runnig fine in the server(Ubuntu Server). But during last week it stopped working correctly. It doesn't send email. When I try to ...
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Having a problem to send message to gmail from our mail server

We use Ubuntu Server and in a days I have installed and configured Postfix+Dovecot+MySQL as it is explained here. From that tutorial I escaped creating certificates and antispam application. Right now ...
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How do I undo a postconf command?

I was trying to setup spam filtering on Ubuntu server with postfix and dovecot already running. I issued the following command sudo postconf -e 'content_filter = smtp-amavis:[127.0.0.1]:10024' Now ...
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Web Mail client setup for postfix server

I have an Ubuntu server with postfix installed. How can I set up a simple webmail package, so I can send email from a web interface to and from the local accounts and gmail?
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sendmail and local mail server?

For testing emails I don't want to actually send an email out (and can't anyway as ISP blocks port 25). I have installed Sendmail, and what I want to do is install a mail server on the same pc that ...
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Dovecot does not receive emails - Connection refused

I try install Mail server on Ubuntu, I've installed dovecot server. telnet localhost 110 - correct telnet mail.domain.cz 110 - correct When I send email: echo "Testicek" | mail -s "Dovecot test" ...
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How to set up a mail server correctly?

I have read a number guides on setting up a mail server, but none of them seems to work completely. My Requirements: I want to send and receive mails to and from all domains. (i.e., ...
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Why do I get an error when I try to postmap sasl password file with postfix?

I installed postfix freshly as satellite system. I need to authenticate on my mail providers smpt. There postfix needs to build a sasl database from my sasl-passwd file. But it fails to do just that. ...