Sendmail is a mail transfer agent that facilitates sending email. It typically involves a local email server, and so is unlike email clients such as Evolution and Thunderbird.

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Know my mail sending options

I am having a ubuntu server with 12.04. How I detect which mail server I am using. I can't find any listed mail servers POSTFIX, SENDMAIL etc.. Is there any settings related to gmail SMTP?
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Sendmail issue and missing logs

I'm having some problems with sendmail in Linux. The thing is when I type the following command to send an e-mail: [CODE]sendmail bartoszk@companydomain.pl< test.txt[/CODE] it looks like it ...
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Recomended e mail administrator [duplicate]

I'm a new ubuntu user and have been using the ThunderBird mail for my email account. Can any one recomend a diferent and better app? Cheers.
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MSMTP with msmtpq (queued delivery)

What I intend to do use is the function called msmtpq to have messages that are sent while the computer is offline, queued for delivery when the machine comes back online. I have followed the guide ...
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Forward root mail to external email address

I have a headless Ubuntu 14.04 machine which I'd like to configure to forward root mails to an external email address (gmail in this instance, not sure if that makes a difference). This is so that if ...
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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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sendmail with cron job

a=$(df -h /mnt/smb | tail -n +3 | tr -s ' ' | tr '%' ' ' | cut -d ' ' -f 5) echo $a if [[ $a -ge 30 ]]; then cat /etc/diskspace/text.txt | sendmail test.gmail.com fi Hallo guys this is my ...
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Masquerade username and hostname in sendmail

How do I configure sendmail to masquerade my username? What files would I need to edit? I would like to change all instances of justin@foobar.org to other_user@foobar.org and change the hostname: ...
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How to send mail using Postfix?

I'm new to Ubuntu and I've been self-learning Linux administration. I installed Postfix with the command sudo apt-get install postfix. Now, I want to send a mail but I don't know how to do it. When I ...
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Completely remove sendmail

How do I completely remove sendmail? I have tried the following: apt-get remove sendmail apt-get purge sendmail Sendmail is still there and running, how do I completely remove it and all config ...
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sendmail doesn't work anymore

i've installed sendmail to send mails from php, but after some messing with some virtualhosts the mail(); function in php doesn't work any more. How can I get the mail(); function to work again? ...
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er errors Given when installing libssh2-php

Hi I'm trying to install a mail server on my ubuntu 13.10 machine, I have LAMP server installed, and works great, I want for my computer to be able to send emails (working as a server) so I decided to ...
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unable to send email

I'm getting an error message: mail: cannot send message: Process exited with a non-zero status Command date | mail -s "test" -r some@myemail.com some@myemail.com mailutils install via this ...
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sm-msp-queue says: unable to qualify my own domain name (xxx) — using short name

Every 20 minutes, for days, sm-msp-queue (something related to sendmail, I guess) writes a message in my ubun that goes like that: unable to qualify my own domain name (ubun) -- using short name ...
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Vixiecron doesn't allow disabling of emails, how can I disable cron emails globally?

Every time the cron runs there are some sendmail processes being created which take our machine to huge high loads. We have chased this problem down to cron and sendmail. Adding MAILTO="" on top of ...
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Looking for a mail “concentrator”

I am trying to find a simple mail “concentrator” or a ‘relay and store’. I have three computers and I need to have access to all emails from all of those computers (laptop, desktop, phone, and one ...
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Sendmail host name lookup failure, cannot send email

I cannot send emails with php mail() function or even with mail console function I am getting error. From /var/log/email.log Feb 19 17:29:07 peter-comp sm-mta[8087]: s1JBmw5M011556: ...
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How to set up PHP mail on Ubuntu Server? [closed]

I have tried to set up sendmail or postfix so many times, but never got it to work. I have Ubuntu Server 13.04 and I wont that server to send mail throw my mail-acount on One.com that is a ...
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How to setup SendMail with nginx

I have a Ubuntu server with nginx I have installed sendmail on it by running apt-get install sendmail I was also able to sendmail using sendmail <my_email_address> hello . the mail I ...
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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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No such file or directory as on /usr/lib/sendmail (Ubuntu)

I did many attempts to send mail using mail command as follows: abdennour@pc: mail -v abd.tm@gmail.com Subject: Hello World! This is an email to myself. Hope all is well. . Cc: I get this error ...
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Ubuntu lampp sendmail configuration for gmail

I need to configure the sendmail on ubuntu with lampp. So here is what I did sendmail configuration Updated the sendmail.mc with smtp.gmail.com then I ran the m4 sendmail.mc Checked sendmail was ...
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Postfix start error Port 25: Address already in use

I'm attempting to get postfix running on my server but keep getting the following error in my /var/log/mail.log: postfix/master[5041]: fatal: bind 0.0.0.0 port 25: Address already in use I did ...
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Who is sm-msp-queue and how does he/she/it flood my /var/log/syslog?

I run Linux BeagleBoard-xM 3.12.5-armv7-x10 #1 SMP Fri Dec 13 03:06:20 UTC 2013 armv7l armv7l armv7l GNU/Linux and my /var/log/syslog gets flooded by messages like Jan 11 10:21:09 BeagleBoard-xM ...
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sendmail not sending

my sendmail is not sending to AOL emails Here is the message I get Jan 4 19:18:40 doonsroom sm-mta[10961]: STARTTLS=client, relay=mailin-04.mx.aol.com., version=TLSv1/SSLv3, verify=FAIL, ...
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Postfix not recieving mail from email but does from sendmail?

Ok so I'm trying to forward mail from my server (lets call it tacobell.com) to a external gmail account using postfix. The problem is when I send mail using another gmail or yahoo account to ...
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How to send mail from the command line using TOR?

I wanted to send email from my own mail server using a IP from TOR Network. So, I installed the sendmail and tor in my Ubuntu Server. But somehow I am not able to make sendmail to use TOR network. ...
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Sendmail not working as desired in bash script

This is the code I have in a bash script that runs as a cronjob. The cronjob run as root. /usr/sbin/sendmail myemail@email.com<<EOF subject:Backup Error! from:backup@server01 $error ...
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sending file using sendmail

I have a shell script that uses sendmail function to send email the code is as follows mailalert(){ sendmail -F Sender-Name -it <<END_MESSAGE To: Recipient@example.com Subject: Subject Message ...
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Shell Script Unable to send execution time via email

I wrote a shell script which calculates the execution time of itself but the problem I'm facing is its not able to send the time difference via email. Please Help. Here is the Script #!/bin/bash ...
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Cron to send email if file doesn't exist

I have a cron job that executes a shell script like following 00 01 * * * sh /backup/script.sh Now I need to add a functionality in cron so that if this script doesn't exist then it generates an ...
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Sendmail very slow - /etc/hosts configuration

It takes ~15 seconds to send single e-mail using sendmail. /var/log/mail.log: Jul 31 09:52:42 piotr-probook sendmail[2912]: My unqualified host name (piotr-probook) unknown; sleeping for retry ...
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Security issue with default Postfix's “Internet Site” settings

I want to install Postfix to send out email from localhost or/and relay email to external mail gateway (e.g. sendgrid). However, I do not want to receive mail using this machine, and I don't want to ...
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sendmail gives empty recipients in email

Im using a script that takes backup and sends status email using sendmail but the emails its sending comes with the to tag empty here is an image of it Here is the part of the script #Email ...
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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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send email using sendmail

I'm using a script that sends mail using mail utils but now I want to send mail using sendmail can anyone help me as I was not able to get the same result from sendmail as I did from mail. #Email ...
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Problem regarding email sending using Ubuntu email server

I followed the following steps to send mail() from my localhsot installed PEAR sudo apt-get install php-pear Then Installed following things one by one using PEAR for mail() function to work. ...
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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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Sendmail not working properly

I wanted my joomla website to send emails, so for that I installed sendmail. I tested it by using putty sendmail emailadress@domain.com content of email to check if it was working. I made multiple ...
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How do I update alternatives to use sendmail?

this is an expansion of my question: Linux mail command not working like it used to which I would considered answered but I need a little more clarification. In my previous question I learned that ...
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Linux mail command not working like it used to

I was using the following mail command in my crontab to which worked flawlessly until we re installed our mail server last Friday: echo "Testing 123" | mail -s "ECS PostDate Processed" ...
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How do I configure /etc/hosts and /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini for sendemail

I installed sendmail on my Ubuntu 12.04 web-server. I also configured the [mail function] and I tried to send emails...the message from the php code I wrote told me that the email has been send ...
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Deferred: Name server host name lookup failure (smart host)

am using the sendmail to send an email and configure it as the following : /etc/mail/sendmail.mc define(`SMART_HOST',`smtp-server')dnl define(`RELAY_MAILER_ARGS', `TCP $h 587') ...
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sendmail that delivers all mail to a directory, storing it separately

I used the configuration Local only sendmail that delivers all mail to a directory, but it is not enough for me. The solution above store all emails into one file - /var/mail/MYLOCALUSER. How to ...
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config problems in sendmail

I am in the last step of the send mail config, due to some issues the send mail in /usr/sbin/ is not getting accessed even though i gave permissions. I have to perform the following step ...
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PHP mail() function not working

I've been trying to configure the mail() function for 3 days by now, and I'm running out of ideas. I've installed and configured postfix as a satellite, following this guide: How to have my PHP Send ...
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how to set-up (very) simple sendmail

I've been trying to get command line sendmail to work, but no success. I need this to output my anacron error somewhere. I've installed the sendmail package. Configured /etc/aliases with: root: ...
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sendmail no response

I'm using postfix on ubuntu 12.04 server, with help from https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Postfix after setting up sasl as above guide, I tried sendmail - and sendmail just hangs. here's what I've ...
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Depends: exim vs mail-transport-agent

I am creating a .deb installation package for our software, which depends on a valid SMTP server being installed. Currently the control file states: Depends: mail-transport-agent However one Debian ...
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Sendmail not working on ubuntu guest - unqualified host name

I have a win7 host running ubuntu guest through vbox. it is configured with a bridged network adapter and I am using DHCP to assign an ip of 192.168.0.5 to the guest which is mapped to smartstart.dev ...