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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Replying to a thread [closed]

When I am sending my patch to a thread, instead of showing that in the thread I am getting it as a new fresh mail.
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Ubuntu 15.04 sendmail hangs when launched

I'm trying to run a perl script which uses Mime::Lite. I believe in the background this uses sendmail to send email. This worked fine on my previous Ubuntu 12 install (exact same script). Now when I ...
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Sendmail down on Ubuntu 12.04, SSL problem?

I posted this on askubuntu.com yesterday but haven't gotten any responses. We run a production Ubuntu server that serves thousands of people per day. Sendmail is currently not working on this server. ...
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Sendmail xampp linux

I configured the php.ini in my xampp folder to send mails to my own gmail account but the does not work. Can someone help me please?? maybe through teamviewer?? Bu the way I use Linux Ubuntu 15.04
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Configuring smtp

When I am trying to send a patch, I am getting the following error: Send this email? ([y]es|[n]o|[q]uit|[a]ll): Unable to initialize SMTP properly. Check config and use --smtp-debug. VALUES: ...
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How to enter a declared variable in the mail body, while sending mail using perl script?

I am sharing a perl script here, which is supposed to send a mail with the HDD/RAM status in the message body: Also, the HDD out will happen only if the %HDD use is above 50%. How can I include the ...
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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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Issue in Viewing Emails (SendMail)

I was able to create a new user to associate with a new email account. Created a new user via adduser Updated the virtusertable Complied new setting (make all) Restarted sendmail The new ...
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someone is using may sendmail to spam other

I have an Ubuntu (14.04.1 LTS) install on AWS with sendmail. I keep getting messages from mail servers that are unable to deliver some of my messages (I did not send) and all are about sex. So I ...
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ssmtp doesn't recognize ctrl+d

I'm trying to send emails from an ubuntu-server (14.04.2 LTS) via the command-line and later inside small scripts. To do so, I want to use ssmtp with an external mailserver, inside the network, that ...
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Is there any way to recover email that PHP tried to send when sendmail wasn't installed?

We recently shifted a web app to a new server and didn't realise for a few days that sendmail wasn't installed. Is there any way to recover the email, or some of the header details, of emails that ...
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Getting spam emails from my server

I installed vesta panel on my ubuntu server a few months ago and then removed it for some reasons, today only I was setting up fail2ban and also setup sendmail on the server and now my Yahoo mail is ...
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How to setup sendmail to send email through smtp.live.com from a hotmail address?

I want Anope to be able to send email from my hotmail.com email through smtp.live.com the hotmail smtp server but i dont know how to configure sendmail to send from my email therugh a smtp server. I ...
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cannot send mail from home with mutt

The message I send from how show up in my email instantly, from home, they never arrive. I don't not have a postfix server running, so I cant get return mail. How can i trouble shoot this? echo "This ...
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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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problems with sendmail configuration

I want to configure sendmail on my system so that every user can send email. i followed the instructions on http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10359437/sendmail-how-to-configure-sendmail-on-ubuntu but ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 receiving mail from email but does from sendmail?

I'm trying to forward mail from my server (lets call it tacobell.com) to an external GMail account using postfix. I was following this tutorial. The problem is when I send mail using another GMail or ...
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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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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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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: ...