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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Rewrites message headers from remote SMTP clients to a local address

Question in the title, is it possible to rewrite message headers from remote SMTP clients for emails send to local addresses? (using Postfix, Exim, or anything else)
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Claws mail 3.11.1 Could not queue message for sending

Have been using Thunderbird for some time then installed Claws mail and both worked on same Pc. What i liked about Claws that it authenticate connection and bind to a specific PC across different ...
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How to send email from terrminal in ubuntu 14.4

When tring to send mail I am getting errors: 530 5.7.0 Authentication required smtp-server: 530 5.7.0 Authentication required "/root/dead.letter" 11/310 . . . message not sent. I am using mailx
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SMTP Server that accepts unauthenticated mails from local networks

I will need to set up a SMTP server that accepts unauthenticated mails from the local network (or even just specific hosts). The server then should send them using a generic mail address of seconds ...
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Configuring icloud account on postfix

Recently I've configured gmail account on my postfix service. It wasn't really hard, there are plenty tutorials online. However when it comes to icloud I haven't found single one. I assume that I'd ...
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mail utils receive mails

I can send mails through mailutils in ubuntu 14.04 but when I check for received mails it always shows No mail for <userName>. Any one can help me with this Command using -> $ mail output No ...
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mail on ubunut server 14.04.3 LTS has stopped working

When testing mail as following: mail -s "Test Message" my_email@gmail.com <<< 'This is a test message' no email is delivered, and the email returned to my server contains: ----- ...
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Postfix cannot email to any domain except locally

I installed the GitLab omnibus package on ubuntu 1404 desktop on my virtual box. Networking is bridged so that my PC and my colleagues in the same office can visit my ubuntu-virtual box. GitLab is ...
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How to prevent mail sent from Mutt from winding up in junk folders?

I have mutt configured to send/receive mail on behalf of an email address on a domain that I own (i.e., not a gmail, yahoo or other major domain). I'm attempting to set up a notification system to ...
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How to prevent outgoing spam messages

i want your help in setting up spam protection so that any user on my server will not send spam message to outside world. i'm using postfix to send emails and using ubuntu 14.04 lts 64 bit server ...
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mail server with tls behind a cisco router

I have an email server with tls behind a cisco router. Tests for TLS connectins from inside prove that tls is configured just fine. From a host on a local subnet: zzzz@server:~# telnet ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 posfix send mail mydesirename@mydomail.com instead of root@mycomputernname.mydomain

I built Ubuntu server 14.04 that should send mail alerts only remote smtp on some conditions. i have installed posfix etc i have tested the mail but allways getting mails from ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...