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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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Unable to send mail from localhost. Tried every thing from sendmail,postfix and squirrlmail. Any help?

I know there are a lot content available for sending email from localhost but still I am unable to send mail from localhost. Tried every thing from sendmail,postfix and squirrlmail. My basic purpose ...
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Platforms to Email connection

I have a domain name with GoDaddy and self-managed VPS (Ubuntu 14.10) with different company. I'm still new when it comes to using anything but cPanel. If only I knew about the pure awesomeness of ...
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Can't change default port of a service (apache2 & postfix)

When trying to set up a server I stumbled upon a terrible problem: I can't seem to change a service's default port. I have tried to change Apache2's & postfix's default port and all I get (with ...
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Postfix configuration with antispam

I have postfix with anti spam and when anti spam returns status 554 (spam mail) to postfix the mail is bounced to the sender. Is there a way to decide another action for postfix for 554 like reject. ...
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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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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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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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Postfix Restrictions for local domain users

I want to restrict access to Postfix server for local domain users. Only listed names of users can have access to Postfix. So I placed in main.cf file line: smtpd_sender_restrictions = ...
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Specific user account allow send email to internet email

We are using local email Ubuntu 14.4 server now we required specific user send email local to internet external email account and other user email send local only.all user receive email internally and ...
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Dovecot will not authenticate system users after upgrading from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS

I now have 14.04.2 LTS server installed and cannot get Dovecot to authenticate local system users. Postfix receives and delivers mail just fine, even for system user accounts. Before I pack this ...
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How to fix msmtp error when setting up postfix

I followed these instructions for setting up postfix on 14.04 to send email through a Gmail account. All the steps ran without error, but when I go to send a test email to myself, I get the error: ...
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postfix installed on Ubuntu 14.04 but

rkhunter sent me a few warnings about user postfix being added to passwd file and a postfix and a postdrop group having been created. I understand from searching around with google that this is ...
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ubuntu 14.04 postfix dovecot - noqueue: reject: rcpt from relay access denied

I have used a online guide (cant remember url) for ubuntu 14.04, postfix and dovecot. Im using vimbadmin to manage the database etc. My problem is that I have two domains on the server but only one of ...
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Cannot reconfigure, remove or install Postfix

OS: Ubuntu 14.04.02 I had postfix installed and it was running fine, but someone doing maintenance on the server tried to remove postfix (I believe). I can no longer use sendmail from one of my PHP ...
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Thunderbird password error when connecting to Linux Ubuntu Server with MySQL, Postfix, Dovecot

I'm trying to build a server that can host email and allow me to connect into the email server from thunderbird. I've followed these instructions ...
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ClamAV with Amavis only scan localhost Emails

I have followed this Tutorial https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PostfixAmavisNew and setup to scan all my Mails by ClamAV Antivirus. If I send an Email in localhost than ClamAV is scanning the Email ...
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Postfix smtpd_recipient_restrictions

I have been trying to set this correct for a while now but it will either come up and reject every host I try to send to or the SMTP server will not come up. Is there anyway I can permit all ...
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service dovecot is not found

Im trying to follow a guide for setting up a postfix/dovecot mail server. It tells me to: apt-get install dovecot-common It installs dovecot-core instead. After that, the guide tells me to restart ...
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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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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 ...