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Postfix odd configuration

The Ubuntu 14.04's postfix package default configuration file, main.cf, comes with an odd configuration directive: smtpd_recipient_restrictions = reject_unknown_sender_domain, ...
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How can I fix the following error? - “sendmail: fatal: Recipient addresses must be specified on the command line or via the -t option ”

When I am trying to send a test mail from 'cacti' web-console, I am getting the following error in the logs as well as the web console. How can this be fixed? > "sendmail: fatal: Recipient ...
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trying to setup multiple email domains using postfix

I have 2 domains on my ubuntu server. I am trying to figure out how to use them both on my machine using postfix. The main domain works, however the second domain has the email rejected with a ...
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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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Configuring Postfix gives error E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened [duplicate]

I'm trying to configure postfix mail server on Linux mint 17.2 When I try to execute following command aptitude install postfix libsasl2 ca-certificate libsasl2-modules This command gives me error ...
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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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Permission denied while using PHP Mail using Postfix

I already asked this question in Stack Overflow (http://stackoverflow.com/questions/35159754/permission-denied-while-using-php-mail-using-postfix) but since I am not sure whether it is a Ubuntu ...
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Can queued messages be moved between Postfix servers?

My scenario is that I have an air gapped machine for keysigning. I was given some code that generates emails for individuals to receive their signed keys but I would like to keep this machine off any ...
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Rewrites message headers from remote SMTP clients to a local address

Question in the title, is it possible to rewrite message headers from remote SMTP clients for emails send to local addresses? (using Postfix, Exim, or anything else)
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Postfix, Dovecot, and Squirrelmail

I am attempting to make my own eMail server with Amazon Web Services, I've installed all of the necessary packages for the server. When I run squirrelmail/src/configtest.php , I receive ERROR: ...
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Error in postfix

I am attempting to run sudo apt-get install -f however it seems that the postfix package is broken: $ sudo apt-get install -f [sudo] password for learner: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Mail to freemailer are not correctly delivered

i manage a mailserver with ubuntu 14.04, postfix, dovecot and have the following problme: when sending a email to a outlook or gmail mailbox the mails are marked as spam and often the receiver dont ...
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Is postfix 3.0.x available for ubuntu 14.04 LTS

version 3 of postfix includes a very useful BCC function in header_checks. Is there a tested build of version 3.0.x available for ubuntu 14.04 LTS?
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Unable to send email from ubuntu machine

My ubuntu machine throws following error while sending email Jan 25 15:43:38 xxxxxxxx postfix/smtpd[14205]: NOQUEUE: reject: RCPT from xxxxxxxx[10.1.18.25]: 550 5.1.1 <xxxx@gmail.com>: ...
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Postfix / Dovecot configure email for non-existing user

My postfix / dovecot installation is already configured to accept mail for me@A.com. However, since my Apache is running multiple virtual domains with domain name mapping. I would like to create a ...
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Email sent out from server is just me@servername, not me@domain.com

I'm successfully sending out email from a server using Postfix smtpd, but on the receiving end, the emails are just coming from dan@emerson (emerson is the name of the originating host), and not ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 : wifi, change DHCP to static

I'm trying to install a mail server (using Postfix) on an Ubuntu VM. I have a dynamic IP so I'm using No-ip. I tried to change DHCP to static, but sudo nano /etc/network/interfaces Just display ...
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Problem installing/running Postfix with Sendmail

Whenever i check service status of postfix it appears like that: Jan 21 00:03:56 se7en postfix/master[27738]: fatal: bind 0.0.0.0 port 25: Address already in use Whenever i do: sudo netstat ...
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Is postfix VDA quota patch a must?

I am trying to install new mailserver (postfix, courier, and mysql), While i was performing the steps i found one step to install postfix vda quota patch, why do i need quota patch for postfix ...
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Mail and dhcp server in a closed network

Here is my needs; I need a mailserver (with one account) that can receive mails from several other systems on a closed network (no internet access after installation) and two network interfaces. ...
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No mail file for users in /var/mail

Using ubuntu server 14.03. When I open mutt it complains that /var/mail/michael (the user created during the install) does not exists. I then decided to create another user using webmin and again mutt ...
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SMTP Server that accepts unauthenticated mails from local networks

I will need to set up a SMTP server that accepts unauthenticated mails from the local network (or even just specific hosts). The server then should send them using a generic mail address of seconds ...
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Emails to root go to root@localhost and BCC my aliased address

I've configured postfix to send through my gmail account. My /etc/aliases looks like this: postmaster: root root: my-email-address@gmail.com When I test this using the following: echo test | ...
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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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Configuring hostname and FQDN with multiple virtual websites

I am currently setting up an Ubuntu server to host some simple Wordpress sites. During the initial install I choose a LAMP configuration. So far I have a number of virtual Wordpress sites setup and ...
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Not receiving mail asides from mail command

I recently setup a mail server in my Ubuntu Server, I am able to connect to it throw RainLoop (webmail) and throw desktop apps, the problem is that my mailbox appears as empty, also, when I send an ...
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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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Milter-greylist socket always owned by root?

For some reason, the socket used by milter-greylist is always owned by root, whilst it should be owned by the user milter-greylist runs at. This is all installed from the repos, under Ubuntu Server ...
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Can you configure postfix in ubuntu to send a automated email when a user submits php webform?

How would you write a bash script to take a users informations from the php webform and email the user saved on the server using postfix when they submit the form? The users saved on the server should ...
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Mail Server Spam Gmail

I configured my own mail server in Ubuntu 12.04 and the DNS records with spf and DKIM, gmail marks the mails as SPAM and hotmail returns the mail to the bounce address. Need an urgent solution for ...
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I need a clean copy of my dovecot conf.d/10-master.conf

I messed up my configuration of my master.conf file in unbuntu 14. I need a clean copy to install or a way to download a new one.
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Bulk email sending issue with Ubuntu 14.04 (Linode VPS)

I have an email server on Linode.com with the following specs: Ubuntu 14.04 Apache & MySQL Postfix, Dovecot, Spamassassin, Postgrey, RoundCube, sievemail components. Problem: Everything works ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 server - Do I need an email client on my server for it to get, read and parse emails?

I want to write some scripting for my server to read and parse emails in myemailaccount@walnutel.net to, for example, adjust the iptables firewall whitelist or blacklist. As I expand home automation, ...
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Cron Job Produces No Output

I am using the following cron entry to clean my Postfix queue: * * * * * mailq|awk ' /^[0-9A-F][0-9A-F]*.*MAILER-DAEMON$/ {print $1}'|tr -d '*'| xargs -rn1 /usr/sbin/postsuper -d > output.txt ...
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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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postifx + zarafa - problem with sending mail after renew ssl

I must renew ssl certifcate on my debian server. I generated new CSR and i get certification from service when I buy ssl. And when I go to my page ssl works and I can send mail from web access zarafa ...
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apt-get install insists on removing a package I don't want removed!

sudo apt-get install php5-mysqlnd Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer ...
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postfix sends my email through gmail but system mgs to root go to root@gmail.com

I have successfully configured postfix on my ubuntu 14.04 to use gmail as a relay host. So all email work set fom the system is relayed and works. BUT - when the system sends me an internal email ...
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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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How to read and write email in terminal? Does gmail require a special software?

I wonder if anybody still does something like this. What are current options today? I'm using Ubuntu12, and trying to install mutt. What should I apt-get-install, mutt of mutt-patched? While I'm ...
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What happens if I install Packages twice?

just want to know what happens if I install a Package twice. Is it just gonna remove the old one? I purged postfix and it deleted some other files with it, but im not sure which belong to which ...
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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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Configuring my email MX record

I'm dropping my hosting and email service with GoDaddy. I will maintain them as my registrar and DNS. I have setup an Ubuntu Linux 14.04.3 Apache2 web server and it is working. I just need to open the ...
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postfix is not working

I installed nagios core in ubuntu and i am using postfix for sending alert emails.But the postfix is not working properly.Mails are delivering sometimes and sometimes not. Please help me to solve this ...
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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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postfix wont receive emails from external network [closed]

I have postfix running on one of my Debian servers. I can send and receive emails anywhere from within my network and I can send emails out to an external network, but I can not receive any from my ...
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Time out when trying to telnet to postfix server from a remote computer

Problem Whenever I try to telnet to my server with postfix installed using the following command from a remote computer $ telnet <ip-address-to-mail-server> 25 I get the following output ...
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postfix random lookup errors in virtual_alias_maps

Some email isn't accepted by postfix, while others are accepted. In the logfile mail.log I find rows like: Nov 10 11:40:18 smtp postfix/cleanup[11641]: warning: ...
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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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Postfix not send mail for recent times

I am using Ubuntu Server (checked Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server and desktop, Ubuntu 15.10 desktop). I installed wordpress, postfix (sudo apt-get install postfix, config in progress installing, not config ...