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mail-in-a-box versus sendmail?

What are some of the considerations for selecting between Sendmail and Mail-in-a-Box? Mail-in-a-Box wins on the marketing: What is it? Mail-in-a-Box lets you become your own mail service ...
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SMTP port listening but unable to connect

I used this tutorial to setup a server on Ubuntu using Postfix and Dovecot. Everythings looks like it should be working tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:25 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN ...
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PHP 5.6 sending errors through email regarding mysqli

After struggling to set up mysql and mysqli on my Ubuntu (16.04) server (PHP insisted on loading .dlls that did not exist and that were not requested in any of the configuration files), I finally got ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 auth_pam broken

I'm trying to set up a mail server on a fresh Ubuntu 16.04 machine but I can't get it to work properly. I'm using a Postfix/Courier setup with MySQL for authentication. Receiving emails and reading ...
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How do I configure postfix starttls

I need to install postfix on my webserver couse I need to use sendmail for my website. I only need to send mail not recieve or relay. send with starttls (port 587) via relay smtp.strato.de here is ...
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Local only sendmail that delivers all mail to a directory

I have a development Ubuntu Server (12.04.1) VM that I use to develop php sites and e-commerce sites (like Magento etc). Because this is for development purposes, and I need to test with e-mail ...
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Mail server - Amavis with 7zip

After 1,5 year with working mail server on Ubuntu 14.04 I've experienced strange amavis logs listed below: http://pastebin.com/RwbNw78f Mail server is: Postfix + Dovecot + MySQL + Amavis + ClamAV + ...
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Postfix mail boundes due to dynamic IP

I am attempting to set up a send-only mail server on my ubuntu machine to send emails to one of my email accounts to notify me of jobs finishing. I followed this guide https://www.digitalocean.com/...
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Postfix relay access denied, NOQUEUE: reject

In trying to set up Postfix to use dovecot for SASL (using mysql for virtual_*) I am unable to send email, either through telnet or Outlook, to a domain other than the one that is on the server. I am ...
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SASL authentication failure: Password verification failed SASL+PAM

I'm banging my head over this for past 4 hours, and I cannot crack it! Google turns out allot of issues related to SASL authentication failure: Password verification failed but none helped. Basically,...
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Mail is not received

I have a configured a mail server in my system, After configuring I am facing a problem that I can send a mail but I can't view the mail sent from external or local. Test case : Sending mail to ...
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postfix problem with 'from' header

I finally managed to setup postfix as a relay to my gmail account. The problem is in FROM section of incoming mail on gmail web panel I have name of someones account and Which makes impossible to ...
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Postfix smtp email limit exceed automatically

I have recently setup postfix to configure sendgrid on GCE server with Ubuntu. I have observed the my email limits are automatically decreasing I have maximum sent 5 to 6 mails and in 2 days got ...
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Configure Postfix to work with Gmail and custom domain email (relay)

I'd like to set up custom domain email like john@doe.com and be able to send and receive emails on this account using my Gmail account. In order to do so I've read I need to configure Postfix to ...
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Postfix would not auto-create the Maildir for incoming mails

I am trying to setup a mail server. I went over tons of tutorials on how to do this with Postfix + dovecot + MySQL, but none was error-proof and I always got stuck at some point with an error. So I ...
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How do i set up postfix

My computer is in a domain, and I would like to set up emails for $USER@myDomain but I get errors, in my mailbox stating the message is undeliverable. I can send mail out just fine, but I would like ...
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Installing postfix as non root user

I need to install postfix as a non-root user (no privileges to change user/group/owner). So far I have come across tutorials and documentation that assumes you are root or have the ability to install ...
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Failed to stop postfix.service: Unit postfix.service not loaded

When I try to remove postfix I get this error: Removing postfix (3.1.0-3) ... Failed to stop postfix.service: Unit postfix.service not loaded. invoke-rc.d: initscript postfix, action "stop" failed. ...
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Setup postfix, help needed

My main goal is to have email sent to me via ZoneMinder. I have a FQDN set, I have looked at many different setup instructions including this, and this, as well as other tutorials that I can't list ...
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PostFix: enable mail account on Ubuntu 14.04

I got a mail@example.com address registered in many platforms and need to receive mail to this. I moved all my addresses in my PostFix server on Ubuntu 14.04 running at AWS instance and I can't use ...
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How to install and use postfix?

How do I install postfix with encrypted connection, smtp and so you don't need to create a user account for each user? If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask in the comments.
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4.7.1 Service Unavailable - try again later

I'm not sure this is the best place for this question, but I have googled around and can't seem to find a resolution to my issue. Please feel free to redirect me somewhere else if necessary. :) So, I ...
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Using DKIM in my server for multiple domains (websites)

I've read the tutorial posted by MountainX (Setup DKIM (DomainKeys) for Ubuntu, Postfix and Mailman), but I can't figure out how to apply these steps if I want to host and send e-mails for several ...
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mail not sending or receiving ?

I configured a mail server on ubuntu 14.04 using postfix and dovecot. When I'm trying to send mail or receive mail then it's not working and GENERATING no error. mail log Jun 11 07:40:18 mail ...
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creating postfix email user without shell access

I have currently setup Postfix mail server for my company, but there is a bit of problem, the users I have defined for mail server MUST have shell access to server otherwise Postfix won't recognise it ...
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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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Postfix and relay with Gmail: i can't send emails

I'm trying to send emails from my machine using gmail as sender. I've followed this tutorial: https://easyengine.io/tutorials/linux/ubuntu-postfix-gmail-smtp/ and when I try to send an email from ...
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Opendkim key not found

I've been trying to setup DKIM on my VPS with the help of this article, but when I test the installation, I get a opendkim-testkey: No key Below the config files: /etc/opendkim.conf # This is a ...
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Configuring SMTP with authentication

I have recently installed a fresh install of Ubuntu Server and set up Postfix for handling email. Everything is configured correctly, however, I would like to allow for authenticated SMTP so that my ...
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postfix - Write all messages in queue to file

Would it possible to write all queued messages with their content to a file in one go? I'm looking for a message before it gets sent. I know there is the command postcat -q, but I want to view all ...
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Is there a way to pipe the mail output to a file?

Say for example that I used the command sendmail foo@bar.com < email.txt Is there any way to configure postfix to send the contents of email.txt to a file, instead of to foo@bar.com? The ...
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Postfix config to add domain to mail directory

I am running a mail server with the MySQL, Postfix, Courier, SASL ( also with AMAVIS, Spamassasin, ClamAV, postfix admin & PHPmyadmin - bit I don't think these are relevant to my query) Postfix ...
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postfix - delivery temporarily suspended

I get this error in my mail.log. May 30 06:49:34 raspberrypi postfix/error[5862]: 37644477EF: to=<ima.habekotte@gmail.com>, relay=none, delay=56676, delays=56643/33/0/0.36, dsn=4.4.1, status=...
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Ubuntu 16.04 server ports are closing on their own

I am running squirrelmail, apache2, and postfix on Ubuntu 16.04 server edition. The server works fine, but if I don't use it for about an hour port 80 and 25 become closed for anyone trying to connect ...
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Send mail with php and postfix - can send mail with php -a from terminal but not from web page

I have designed a simple contact form that sends an email to a gmail account. Currently if I run from a terminal (non-root user): ...$ php -a php > "me@gmail.com","test postfix php","this is a ...
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Postgrey - how to add sending server to whitelist to disable greylisting

I'm using postgrey on all my MX servers (main and 2 backups). I need to disable greylisting on a main server when receiving mails from backup server. How to do that? When I add IP/FQDN to /etc/...
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Virtual user mail server setup

I have tried multiple times to setup a mail server that uses a mysql backend on ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I have used this guide: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-configure-a-mail-...
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Port is blocked

I am working in Ubuntu 14.04 where I have WordPress site running and a Postfix service partly working as SMTP. I would like to enable my Wordpress site to register and send e-mails to users with "...
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Postfix irregularly sends out mail

I tried setting up a mail server on my VPS using the Postfix package and the following tutorial (https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-setup-postfix-on-ubuntu-14-04). It ...
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Dovecot doesn't start

I've installed Postfix and it works correctly. I've installed Dovecot and set its configurations too. But when I try service dovecot start it terminates on startup. In syslog I have: Nov 19 10:54:02 ...
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How can I configure Postfix to send all email through my Gmail account?

I'm trying to send an email through Google from my localhost. (via PHP5.3) But Google keeps on blocking my requests. I tried to follow the solutions given to a few similar questions, but for some ...
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Problem with PAM authorization in Dovecot

I've been using postfix with sasl and dovecot for many years. Three days ago, authorization for dovecot via PAM stopped working which means no IMAP or POP3. SASL was working as I could tunnel in with ...
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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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Receiving Email Problem from outside in Elastix

I've already installed elastix 3 stable version (postfix, cyrus sasl2). I'm using as email server in my local network. here everything works as the bellow: Send Email from Local To Local = ...
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Can either Postfix or Cron Daemon mix up simultneous cron jobs' stderr reports?

I have a use case on a Trusty Desktop LTS box, where two (non-root) cron jobs trigger simultaneously: # cron entry #1 # `rsync' Mozilla FF's profile from RAM-DISK to SSD every 4 hrs. # (FF's profile ...
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Setting up a mail server on Ubuntu that forwards and sends mail to Gmail

I am currently running a Ubuntu server on DigitalOcean. Currently, I have set up Postfix so all emails to my domain automatically gets forwarded to my Gmail account. I also want to send out emails ...
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postfix 2.11, cannot receive emails from specific domain

helo, I am over 3 days now working on a solution. Our server is getting emails normally from around the world, except from one domain(our ISP free emails server domain). It would not be a problem but ...
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can't send emails to gmail accounts from postfix

Hi I have a VPS running Ubuntu 14.04 configured as email box using this guide http://www.krizna.com/ubuntu/setup-mail-server-ubuntu-14-04/ and then install and configure spamassasin with this ...
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I've made an email server using postfix and dovecot and I cannot send emails to Gmail! It works perfectly with Yahoo

I've made an email server on Ubuntu 12.04 using postfix, dovecot and roundcube as an web interface. Sending and receiving mails from Yahoo works fine (well, to be honest with a delay of 5 minutes, I ...
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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 postfix/...