SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) is a protocol that facilitates communication with a server application capable of sending electronic mail (e-mail).

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Logwatch send email to @outlook.com

i just installed Logwatch and used this guid. But i can't get it to send emails.. I would like to send them to my @outlook.com adress, if possible. I can't seem to find any guid on google. Do I need ...
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ISP Blocked port 25 because of spamming

Main question: Is it even possible to be be infected with a bot/spamming software on Ubuntu (or any other distro)? Details: My ISP blocked my port 25 (and 465) for outgoing connections (outbound ...
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Telnet connection drop while sending attachment with wireless connection

I use an expect script for sending a mail by telnet. If I include an attachment of an average size in the code (300 k or more), my script works for logging, helo, auth login, mail from, rcpt to, but ...
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postfix doesn't authenticate through /var/spool/postfix/var/run/saslauthd

I have a problem with postfix. I followed all description from https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Postfix. And it worked perfect except smtp authentication. I've suffered that mail.log always told ...
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Building a SMTP-server on ubuntu server

I was wondering if it is possible to build your own SMTP-server and if it is, then i would like to know how. I have 2 older pcs which i can use to do it. I wanna give this a go since i have a ...
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How can I install and configure an SMTP server?

How can I go about setting up an SMTP server to send email as *@mydomain.com? How can I then use this SMTP server with a PHP script that grabs data posted from my website's contact form and send it ...
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If you can send emails from server, but cannot configure desktop client, can you say SMTP is working?

This question is a somewhat prologue to a different question posted (here). As I can state that I can send email from my Ubuntu server (12.04) via Roundcube, perfectly. However, I cannot manage to ...
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Postfix SMTP-AUTH

On a VPS with Ubuntu 12.04 server, I have install and configure postfix. For the SMTP-AUTH I used the mail-stack-delivery package (previously packaged as dovecot-postfix). sudo apt-get install ...
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Can't set up IMAP on a working email server

I've been trying to set up my local mail server using this tutorial on my domain Mydomain.me. I got to the point where I can successfully receive mail send to my address but I can't set up an IMAP ...
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Configuring fail2ban with ssmtp

How fail2ban and ssmtp should be configured so that I will get notification of banned IPs in my mailbox? I have installed ssmtp successfully and confirmed that it works from command line. However, I ...
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port 25 smtp port connection refused

I just settup my postfix on my VPS with the help of this guide: https://www.exratione.com/2012/05/a-mailserver-on-ubuntu-1204-postfix-dovecot-mysql/ Everything works, can send mails, recive it, etc ...
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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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How to setup an email server with smtp interface so my Java application can connect and send mail?

I am using ubuntu based server obviously. I wrote a Java application. The application will send quite many html email to customers. I want to set up a smtp email server, so my Java code can connect ...
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Postfix is timed out while sending

I have just set up postfix (with tasksel install mail-server) with the default settings. Unfortunately, I can not send e-mails from by SMTP server. Here is my main.cf: # See ...
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Procmail with Postfix and virtual mailboxes

I have setup a working SMTP, IMAP and POP3 server using Postfix and Dovecot. I have setup virtual mailboxes using the format /home/vmail/%d/%u, where %d is the domain (e.g. camilstaps.nl) and %u is ...
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Postfix SMTP not available from external network

I'm trying to setup an SMTP server using Postfix. I already have virtual mailboxes and a Dovecot IMAP server running (and working). I can mail my@ema.il and see the mail coming in with an IMAP client. ...
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MTA questions about POSTFIX, outlook,,smtp, pop, etc

So this is a pretty noob question. I have a linux server that rocks postfix. We've been using it as our MTA for years. There are a few computers that run outook, one thunderbird, and a bunch of ...
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hosting SMTP with Antispam on Ubuntu server 12.04

I am leasing a small VPS for two low-traffic domains. I've got no problem on HTTP. I've got a bit more issues on email, SMTP only. All email accounts are SMTP forwarded often to gmail boxes, but ...
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Mail Server: system requirements

I want to create a mail server for personal use. It will be used mainly by me and possibly some family members. The system load will be in the order of 5-10 IMAP mailboxes, all for "human" use: no ...
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How can I change EXIM4 config from warn on no reverse DNS to actively rejecting mails with no reverse DNS

By default EXIM4 only warns about mails with no reverse DNS. I need to block and actively reject mail which has no reverse DNS. I am willing to accept that it's possible that some legit mail will be ...
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How can I tell if port 465 is open for outbound traffic? [closed]

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server set up on AWS EC2. I'm trying to configure Railo to use Simple Email Service (SES) via an SMTP call (see "Sending Email with the new SMTP Support for Amazon SES" for ...
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Can I setup an smtp server with Ubuntu Desktop?

I want to run an smtp server that will distribute email alerts from various servers.
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How to stop cron from mailing me?

I have setup a ssmtp server with my gmail username and password. After that i have been getting constant emails from my laptop to my gmail. Here the mails. The first one is somewhat like this: The ...
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How can I send mail with Postfix from outside the network

I've set up a mail server on Ubuntu 12-04 following the server guide using Postfix and Mail-Stack Delivery instructions. My server has it's FQDN and a fixed IP address and is alone in it's network. ...
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setting a username and password on SMTP

I just setup a mail sending using exim. I tested and it works. However, it seems that even if I don't put username and password of SMTP server on PHPMailer field the sending of mail works. How can I ...
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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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Mail server configuration for a home user?

Okay I'm totally lost with mail server configurations. I use getmail and mbsync to receive email and mutt's built-in SMTP support to send email; I use the same procedure for both Gmail (I rarely use ...
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Configure sSMTP with Gmail, in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am trying to get my hands on a good command line email tool for Ubuntu so that I can send simple emails may be even attach files through the terminal or simple bash scripts. My ssmtp.conf file looks ...
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How to set up SMTP?

I want to send mail from a local server. I tried to install sudo apt-get install postfix but it showed this error Failed to fetch ...
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Unable to clean sendmail/ssmtp output queue

I have an old message stuck somewhere. The recipient's address is invalid and the system keeps trying to re-send despite mail output queue being supposedly empty. Any ideas where I should look for the ...
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SMTP Auth with Postfix and SASL ubuntu 12.04 server [closed]

I am trying to setup SMTP Auth on Postfix SASL ubuntu 12.04 server, Postfix runs perfectly I just cannot get the SMTP auth to work, heres my config below. When I try and authenticate via telnet I get ...
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How do I configure exim4 to send mail through a password protected ssl smtp mail server?

I'd like my cronjobs to be able to send mail from my home computer. My servers configure exim4 like this: dc_eximconfig_configtype='internet' dc_other_hostnames='' dc_local_interfaces='127.0.0.1' ...
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How do I configure postfix starttls

I need to install postfix on my webserver couse I need to use sendmail for my website. I only need to send mail not recieve or relay. send with starttls (port 587) via relay smtp.strato.de here is ...
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Evolution sending Email Settings

Can receive Comcast mail with evolution but cannot send. The SMTP settings record more digits when clicking the Server Configuration apply key. Sending (smtp@comcast.net:tenz222) port587 After ...
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Sendmail account for sending e-mail on Ubuntu

I've got a clean installation of Ubuntu with Webmin running Sendmail. I've got a domain mail.my-domain.com pointing at that server. I want to make a SMTP account for sending out e-mails, such as ...
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Easiest way to setup a SMTP server to receive mail?

I want to setup a SMTP server to receive all mails. I have only found mail sending software so far (like postfix). But I want to have software to make the server being able to receive mails. Bonus ...
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Nullmailer in /var/log/syslog

I'm getting a lot of messages like these: me@home:/etc/snmp$ tail /var/log/syslog Jun 12 17:52:15 home nullmailer[1238]: Starting delivery: protocol: smtp host: mail. file: 1339502401.24665 Jun 12 ...
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How do I digitally sign emails outgoing from different identities?

To send emails, I use one SMTP server, say domain1.com. But I use two identities that set up in Thunderbird, say agmenor@domain1.com and agmenor@domain2.com. For those who are not knowledgeable about ...
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Why isn't SMTP working in Thunderbird?

Good afternoon, all. I am running UB 11.10, Thunderbird 8.0. I am having trouble sending messages using STMP, via my Live account. I have verified that my settings are correct, to the best of my ...
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Squid proxy server (or iptables) will not let my users send or receive mail

I have an Ubuntu 10.04 box that was once configured as Squid Transparent Proxy. Navigation was perfect: my windows clients had no troubles. The problem I had was that users were not able send or ...
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How to enable SMTP with Authentication in Bugzilla 4

I have installed bugzilla 4.0. It's working, however, I am not able to use the feature to send with SMTP with uthentication. According to the release notes, if you install: Authen::SASL the SMTP::TLS ...
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Installed local postfix, Thunderbird unable to use it

In Ubuntu 2011.04, I want to install an SMTP server for development tests, so I did this: sudo apt-get install postfix Choosed local because I only want to access it from my computer Entered nico ...
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How to check which SMTP client I have installed?

How do I check which SMTP client I have installed? And how do I configure it?
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SMTP server to deliver ALL mail to user@localhost

I'd like to configure an SMTP MTA to accept all mail addressed to any domain and deliver it to my local user account. It would be very useful for debugging mail sent in some code I'm working on. I'll ...
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Easy way to forward all email

Is there an easy way to install a MTA on Ubuntu and forward all email to a different remote email box? Only want to forward local email and looking for something dead simple. Thank you! ...
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My ISP imposes SMTP restrictions on outgoing mail, is it possible to configure a system wide SMTP address?

My ISP imposes SMTP restrictions on outgoing mail, is it possible to configure a system wide SMTP address to use, instead of having to configure each mail client individually?
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How can i use dyndns and send emails from it? [closed]

How can i use dyndns with ubutntu and send emails from it ? I want create a free domain with dyndns.com (mydomain.dyndns-at-home.com) How can I link the domain with ubuntu ? How can I send emails ...
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command line SMTP client such as cleancode's email

I'm looking for a command line like cleancode's email program which would allow me to send emails from the command line without setting an MTA (and would allow me to use separate accounts for each ...
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Setup a local testing SMTP server

I need to set up an SMTP server, really the goal is so that this server has no communication with the outside world, I would create the server, and would want a mail client looking at messages the ...
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How can I set up an authenticated encrypted SMTP server? [closed]

I'd like to set up authenticated, encrypted SMTP on my remote Ubuntu server, how do I do that? It's just a personal server, so I'd like a cheap option, i.e. not buying SSL certs - self-signed will ...