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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If I send an email to my own server, does it pass through ISP?

This may be a super newbie question, I have an email server running Postfix/Dovecat with SMTP for send and IMAP for receiving. I have two accounts--a@myserver.com and b@myserver.com. I want to send ...
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Can't reach SMTP server via telnet

Virtual Machine: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS I'm using putty to access Ubuntu from my Windows 7 PC. This Ubuntu machine does not have a registered domain name. Setting up a local SMTP server on this Ubuntu ...
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Can't send mail

I can't seem to figure out how to get my server to send out an email. I've installed postfix for a send-only server, and every time I run mail -s "hello world" myemailaddress@outlook.com, I get at ...
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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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Uncomplete install of POCO C++ libraries

I recently started to use POCO C++ libraries to create a simple mail client and I needed to use SecureSMTPClientSession class, but compiler reports Poco/Net/SecureSMTPClientSession.h: No such file ...
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configuring haproxy for SMTP traffic

I am trying to get SMTP (and IMAP, POP, IMAPS, etc..) to run over my haproxy server but i can't seem to actually get traffic to be allowed through. Anytime i telnet to my ip on port 25 i get: (same ...
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PostFix on Ubuntu (Ubuntu Linux 14.04.1)

I set up postfix to some extent, after following about 5 tutorials I think ive gotten somewhere, whenever I telnet 25 localhost I can see SMTP and AUTH. However whenever I send an email to one of the ...
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Error (-1) Connection refused

I am getting an SMTP error (-1): Connection to server refused I had been trying to allow Outlook to access my IMAP/SMTP server, but alas. I screwed it up. Anyone know of a push-button restore ...
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SMTP mail settings

I use Ubuntu 14.04. I was sending a document in pdf format through LibreOffice email for the first time. I get prompts asking me for server configurations. I did not know the format for yahoo SMTP ...
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How to set up ubuntu server so it uses outside mail server

I have no idea about setting up mails. I'm using 3rd party paid mail and would like to use their smtp server and everything. So how do I set it up that the server scripts send mail through that?
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Sending email no longer working on Ubuntu 14.04.1 after deploying with Meteor Up

I asked this over on SO, but I think this is a server related issue, so this might be a better place to ask: Recently I added email sending capability to my Meteor app, using both the email package, ...
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smtp authentication virtual domain ubuntu 14.4

two domains configured as virtual domains and ubuntu 14.4 installed: I need to configure smtp authentication for dovecot, without authentication it is working I have go through several docs but non ...
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how can I redirect all mails of my smtp server on only one adress mail (using roundcube)?

I have install postfix/courrier to send and recieve mails. I use roundcube like webmail to watch it. I have configure postfix with mysql DB, and create "contact@mydomain.com" adress. There is ...
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How to create localhost [closed]

I am trying to set up a temporary SMTP server to send an email. I am using python for this (smtplib.SMTP('localhost')) and getting a socket error. When I try wget localhost, I get a "failed: ...
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Typo3 sending smtp-emails with extbase?

I wanted to aks if somebody can help me out here. I use typo 6.2 and in my Controller (using extbase) I already have this code running correctly: $message = ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: How to send email without registering a domain or having an MX or A record?

Ubuntu 14.04 on a virtual machine that is not my PC. I use my PC (Windows 7 and Putty 0.63) to shell into it. Uname=Linux ubuntucomp 3.13.0-24-generic #46-Ubuntu SMP Thu Apr 10 19:11:08 UTC 2014 ...
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Failure during ssl handshake while sending mail using openssl

I am trying to send mail from terminal using openssl by connecting to gmail's server using ssl on the port 465. Things are fine until i enter from address and authenticate. But when i enter RCPT TO, i ...
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exim4 rejecting new users

I have exim4 set up to send mail using SMTP authentication, however, it's rejecting the credentials of any new users I add to the system. Is there some additional config file I need to modify?
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530 5.7.0 Must issue a STARTTLS command first

I use ubuntu 14.04, installed Thc Hydra 8.0, everything looked fine until I started xhydra to crack my own email address, it keeps saying [ERROR] SMTP LOGIN AUTH, either this auth is disabled or ...
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Can Ping & HTTP but not SMTP from a host

I have an Ubuntu 14 Server host. I can ping and HTTP to an external server, but cannot SMTP to it. Doing host mail.domain.com returns the correct external address, so DNS is working. Doing ping ...
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Joomla with postfix php mail not working

I am getting this error in mail.log (after trying to submit a contact form): fatal: Recipient addresses must be specified on the command line or via the -t option Its worth mentioning that I have ...
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How to check if I can connect to a server port?

I have a Riseup account, but I just can't get the SMTP to work. I have tried all the tutorials, nothing. Neither Thunderbird nor Sylpheed work. Then I thought that my ISP might be blocking the ports ...
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Trouble sending mail

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS. I know very little about Ubuntu but have the task of administering an Ubuntu server for our hospital intranet. The server is on a virtual machine running Moodle. Moodle ...
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Extract Error Which Is About Installing Pear Email Packages On Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I want to send e-mail with smtp send function in php. So that ı should install pear email packages.But When I install these packages on terminal I get an error.The error is about extracting .tar.gz ...
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Why can't I send emails from the command line to my gmail account

I'm using the command: echo "Test if email can be sent from server" | mail -s "Test" myaccount@gmail.com This is on an Ubuntu Server 12.04 completely up to date. To catch you up on my ...
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How does postfix send mail without smtp settings?

I am running vagrant. In it, I have Ubuntu 14.04 server and installed postfix. I am able to send email using sendmail someone@gmail.com (after typing in body etc.) This works. How is postfix able to ...
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Sending Emails from existing SMTP host from Ubuntu Server

I feel like my problem is very simple, but I've been trying for quite some time and haven't cracked it. You experienced server guys will probably laugh at this, but I'm finally at the point I need ...
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Send e-mails from a server, preventing from being blocked by anti-spam [closed]

I have a domain that points to server A. There is an 'a' entry in the DNS table of this server pointing to a server B. My website visitors will see the page hosted in the server B, not A. MX entries ...
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evolution: sending e-mail from gmail system account

With last system update Evolution got Gmail integration through system online accounts, and it appeared along with my usual Evolution account for Gmail. I like integration, but when I turned usual ...
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Launching a python script in IDLE works but in terminal I get a SMTP instance has no attribute 'send_message' error

I have a script that results in an email being sent out with smtplib.SMTP python module. When I run it from within IDLE is sends fine with no error messages. I am trying various ways to automate it ...
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Setting up a send-only mail server

I'm trying to setup an easy mail server to support my "lost password" function in my website. I'd like to know if Exim is good or not, or is there any better solution? I would also like to know ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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.