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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mail-in-a-box versus sendmail?

What are some of the considerations for selecting between Sendmail and Mail-in-a-Box? Mail-in-a-Box wins on the marketing: What is it? Mail-in-a-Box lets you become your own mail service ...
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Set up of 'sendmail' headers for cron jobs (crontab-user@mydomain.xyz)

I use Ubuntu 14 on AWS EC2. I have a non-root user crontab. Upon cron job completion, an email is to MAILTO address, as set in crontab. The email sender looks like this: root@ip-111-11-0-11.us-east-...
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Ubuntu slow booting - 'sendmail.service' takes over a minute to load

My ubuntu is booting very slowly. I'll show here excerpts from dmesg where the difference in boot time is larger than one second. Which one of these entries is significant, and which is not? (In ...
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Using Sendmail for local testing of php mail()

I want to catch the contents of a php mail() call in a text file on a local system with no internet connection using sendmail. I have set the sendmail path in php.ini to 'cat > /home/robin/...
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Sendmail in my hosts file.

I have a question. So today i installed sendmail on my vagrant box which uses ubuntu. Now I'm trying to configure it properly by following a tutorial. I'm stuck at the part where i have to add this ...
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Sending mail from one system to another on the same network using sendmail?

I am trying to use sendmail to set up a local mail environment in which all of the machines on the LAN can send and receive mail from each other. I am able to send and receive mail on the localhost ...
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Collect responses from HTML form [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 I want to host a website on the computer that I have. I installed LAMP, which seems to be working (I can access the website through my outside IP) The website includes an HTML ...
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Sending an email with PHP

I'm having a lot of trouble setting up a mail service on Ubuntu 14.04 I've tried sendmail, but despite following literally 15 different guides on how to set it up, it doesn't work (from the command ...
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Sendmail doesn't work after unsinstalling thunderbird

I have the following problem, and after trying a lot of things...now I need your HELP!! I installed LAMP on my 14.04 LTS. From my php-code I was sending (using sendmail) emails without any problem. I ...
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sending email test with postfix

I have installed postfix and I want to test the service to send mail. But the command line mail seems not to be recognized. I read that I should have installed mailutils and that I don't have all the ...
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Configuring email for a development machine

Almost every article I have found on this subject, including those on 'ask ubunutu', go along the lines of "follow this (deadlink to an article) BUT modify this that and the other". Regardless to say, ...
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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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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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sendmail configuration on ubuntu

I am quite new to linux and trying to configure sendmail on my ubuntu box. Is there a way to configure it, so that it works "like" SMTP server? I did some search of course, but most of the posts ...
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cron.hourly sendmail errors even though my scripts do not involve sending mail [duplicate]

I have only one very simple shell script in /etc/hourly.cron. It just controls a Twitter bot- it runs a short python script that posts to Twitter using tweepy. It does not involve email or any ...
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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 ...
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Sendmail can't send to gmx, but Work-Email?

So I've set up Sendmail for my fail2ban/unattended-upgrade/logwatch etc. and I just tried to send myself a Test-Mail. I came up with the following issue: I'm able to send emails to my E-Mail from ...
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unable to send mail with Sendmail

I am having problems with Sendmail where it will not allow me to send test mail. Below is the error log for sendmail Attached is the paste of my mail.err Oct 19 20:34:21 ns519707 postfix/sendmail[...
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email settings wrong

My application needs to send emails, but something is wrong in the configuration, it looks like this: /* [SMTP] */ /** * @var string SMTP server name or IP address ("localhost" should work in the ...
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When I am trying to restart mt postfix and nagios the following messaged is displayed in the mail.log file

When i am trying to restart my postfix and nagios for sending a mail automatically about the status the foollowing message appears. Status:Deffered.Connections will not be accepted from x.x.x.x ...
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How to remove package (sendmail) for which I aborted the installation?

I thought I wanted to install sendmail, so I did sudo apt-get install sendmail but during the (very long (5min+) and slow) installation process, I discovered I did not need this package after all. ...
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Easy mailserver setup with connecting it to roundcube webmail on ubuntu

I need a method for easy installation and setting up a mailserver on ubuntu server for being able to send and receive email from my own local server to for example gmail or yahoo. can some body give ...
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sendmail not working with smtp

I try to configure sendmail to use an SMTP connection to send mails instead sending it from localhost. I've added following lines to sendmail.mc and recompiled it. define(`SMART_HOST',`mail.domain....
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What is typically evolve in setting up an Ubuntu server to be able to send information from a form through an email

I recently moved from a shared hosting to a self managed server, in the share server I had a contact form that was working find but when I tried to use this form in my new self-managed server it didn'...
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About Mail `Authentication Request`?

I've installed Evolution, after that I've opened it, from that on-wards still I'm getting the mail Authentication Request as given below, I've uninstalled Evolution though,still at each time of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 sm-...
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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, cipher=DHE-...
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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 ...