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How to test out the SMTP Server?

I am testing my SMTP Server through wormly.com When I do the test, I end up with > SMTP -> FROM SERVER: 250 2.1.0 Ok RCPT TO: mygmailaddress@gmail.com > SMTP -> FROM SERVER: 554 5.7.1 : ...
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Mail server set up

I've followed all steps from this article http://notblog.org/install-mail-server/ , but I don't know what to do next. Was this article enough for mail server configuration ? How can I create an email ...
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Can't set up IMAP on a working email server

I've been trying to set up my local mail server using this tutorial on my domain Mydomain.me. I got to the point where I can successfully receive mail send to my address but I can't set up an IMAP ...
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My Postfix server became a spam server. How can I fix this?

I gotten a VPS recently and I wanted to host my own websites and with that, the ability to send and receive mail. I set up my mail server according to this guide: ...
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How do I use postfix to send outgoing email?

I am trying to set up postfix as an outgoing mail server for my domain. Mainly I need postfix to run as a server to simply send outgoing mail for some CMS software on the site (e.g.: user ...
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Why can't I restart my maia service?

I have built a mail filtering server on Ubuntu 12.04 Server using Postfix, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, and Maia Mailguard by following this guide: http://www200.pair.com/mecham/spam/ubuntu1204-maia.html ...
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Command “mail” don't check good directory

I am currently using Postfix and Dovecot for my smtp server. I am able to send mail to an external adress but when I try the command "mail", I have an error : Cannot open mailbox /var/mail/contact : ...
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No luck with accessing mailboxes after creating in postfixadmin

After getting postfixadmin installed and creating domains/mailboxes through the web admin panel, how can I access those mailboxes in order to send/receive emails? I have tried different ...
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Problem using Postfix with Sendmail

I've sendmail installed using "apt-get install sendmail" and also postfix installed using Webmin. But Postfix cannot start, and when I checked the /var/log/mail.err *Jul 11 14:09:03 victoria ...
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How to disable automated system alert mails in my box?

System generates automatically system alert emails to root or username1 bla bla. How can i completely disable such email alerts without stopping MTA (postfix etc). EDIT: Step 1: $ cat ...
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Procmail with Postfix and virtual mailboxes

I have setup a working SMTP, IMAP and POP3 server using Postfix and Dovecot. I have setup virtual mailboxes using the format /home/vmail/%d/%u, where %d is the domain (e.g. camilstaps.nl) and %u is ...
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Postfix fatal: open lock file /var/lib/postfix/master.lock: cannot open file: Permission denied

I have recently installed postfix and while configuring the server have run into an issue. At one point I received the error from my syslog, fatal: open lock file /var/lib/postfix/master.lock: cannot ...
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How to disable Postfix SPF from rejecting mail?

I am having an issue with Postfix and SPF that I can't seem to figure out. I have installed SPF for Postfix using the guide on this link (postfix-policyd-spf-perl). However, I don't want Postfix or ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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. ...