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How to make crontab email me with output?

How can I make crontab email me with the output of its jobs? I have MAILTO=redacted@yahoo.com.au above the jobs, but it doesn't work. I know I need to use something like Postfix or Sendmail but for ...
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How to setup an Email alias in postfix

How would i go about seting up analias that relays emails to one or more adressesaddresses?I am using dovecot+postfix. For example I'd like prayer@rotaguild.org to forward to one or possibly 3 email ...
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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 while using 'sendmail' service. How can this be fixed? > ...
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How to configure email sending?

I am setting up Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS, and want to configure automatic updates with email notifications. Ubuntu Server Guide talks about two places where I can specify email TO address: ...
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Postfix odd configuration

The Ubuntu 14.04's postfix (installed from mail-stack-delivery meta package) configuration file, main.cf, comes with an odd configuration directive: smtpd_recipient_restrictions = ...
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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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how to configure opendkim

I want to configure opendkim to sign outgoing emails through my mail server (postfix). I configured opendkim for only one domain (example.com) but I have an application send emails from another domain ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Postfix Using Gmail Relay: Must issue a STARTTLS command first

I get this error: Must issue a STARTTLS command first with all sent mail. Can anyone see why? main.cf: relayhost=[smtp.gmail.com]:587 smtp_connection_cache_destinations= [smtp.gmail.com]:587 #TLS ...
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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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Xubuntu 15.04: Thunderbird new mail alert not showing

I'm an unexperienced Ubuntu user. I re-installed Xubuntu 15.04 a couple of days ago and I am not getting the new mail notifications for Thunderbird (I think I may have been getting them at the start, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Where are the postfix log files?

I know this has been asked a hundred times. But I've done a lot of Google searching without success. My question: I want to log every activity of my postfix server. Neither the default file ...
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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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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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How do I make cron email my @gmail account

I have a couple of cron jobs that somethime produce error output and would like to get a notification in my "real" email account, since I don't use my user's mailbox in my Ubuntu laptop, but cron (or ...
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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 ...