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Unable to send email out on port 25 which was previously working

Hello I am having issue sending mail from my own hosted mail server. I has worked fine for a long time. A few days ago I added DKIM using an online guide, everything seemed fine at first. About 18 ...
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Thunderbird and S/MIME Certificates on smartcards

For my personal needs I'm currently using the platform UBUNTU 22.04.04 LTS and GNOME/WAYLAND. Thunderbird is my personal e-mail and productivity client application, now in it's stable version 115.8.1 (...
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Script to notify via email when low on disk space

I found the below mentioned script on the internet, which notifies via email when server gets low on storage or as per defined. I run it every 5 minutes, if i am low on storage it keeps notifying me ...
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/usr/sbin/anacron kills dovecot and postfix

I am running dovecot and postfix on a 22.04.3 LTS Ubuntu server. Every day at 6:25 first the dovecot server and then the Postfix server gets stopped (it started about a month ago). It starts again ...
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Dovecot - imap-login SSL_accept() failed

today i configured Postfix, Dovecot and MySQL from tutorial https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-configure-a-mail-server-using-postfix-dovecot-mysql-and-spamassassin Actual dovecot ...
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Cannot successfully import new PKCS12 certificate into Evolution Mail

Similar to this one, Failing to import new PKCS12 certificate into Evolution Mail but i'm on ubuntu 20.04 with evolution client version 3.36.5-0ubuntu1 and i get a different error when running ...
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unable to send/receive email in cpanel - SMTP error (504): authentication failed

I cant send Email in Roundcube webmail, when click to send I have this error: SMTP error (504): authentication failed I use CSF firewall and mail port is open. SMTP_ALLOWLOCAL is on, SMTP_BLOCK in on/...
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Route traffic on different ports through different network interfaces

My situation is this: I’m setting up a server running at home (Ubuntu Desktop 22.04.3 LTS) to run an email server and a few other online services. As we all know, for my email to work reliably and not ...
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How to start slrn and use the jnewsrc file?

I'm not understanding how to start slrn, particularly with the jnewsrc versus newsrc files: nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ slrn slrn 1.0.3 Loading /usr/share/slrn/slang/slrn.sl Reading ...
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How to send a test e-mail through postfix using a FQDN instead of localhost?

problematic line: MAIL FROM:<[email protected]> although that could be a side, or even non, issue. Sending success and failure: nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ ...
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How to send to Gmail with Postfix?

How would postfix be configured so that a test e-mail as below would be sent through Gmail? nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ swaks --to [email protected] --server mordor....
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How to send an e-mail to localhost with Postfix?

Only one e-mail is received: Return-Path: <[email protected]> X-Original-To: [email protected] Delivered-To: [email protected] Received: ...
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How to solve Relay access denied error in Postfix

By seeing the mail.log, I see errors like this constantly: Dec 15 22:11:49 zeus postfix/smtpd[17078]: NOQUEUE: reject: RCPT from unknown[163.247.55.22]: 454 4.7.1 <[email protected]>: ...
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How to determine what's listening to port 25 on localhost?

How do I determine what's running on port 25 below? nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ ss -tlpn sport 25 State Recv-Q Send-Q ...
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where does fetchmail store mail?

Trying to find where downloaded messages from Gmail are stored. No mail in: nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ ll /var/mail/nicholas -rw------- 1 nicholas mail 0 Nov 27 15:52 /var/mail/nicholas ...
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How to download a specific IMAP folder to mbox from Gmail with Thunderbird?

Looking to export mails from Thunderbird and verify that the emails are readable from the console: nicholas@mordor:~/Downloads$ nicholas@mordor:~/Downloads$ mail -f linux.mbox Cannot create mailbox ...
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How to import an mbox file into the Pine or Alpine mail client?

I'm a light Alpine e-mail client user. If I navigate into ~/mail and run mail -f baz I'll get an expected list of old alpine/pine messages. Alpine doesn't use mbox. I added an mbox backup to that ...
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How to convert multiple eml files into one mbox file?

Similar questions were asked 5 years ago and before, which answers are now obsolete. Also, I do not wish to use an online service. I wish to convert thousands of eml files into one mbox file. Would ...
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How to backup Thunderbird using the GUI menu?

When going through the menu, I only see an option to back up the profile for Thunberdird whereas I want to backup e-mail. Version: nicholas@mordor:~$ thunderbird --version Thunderbird 115.4.1 ...
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Evolution will not connect with gmail. Errors are "Failed to authenticate: timeout was reached" and "password not available"

I am trying to use the Evolution mail client and it is not connecting to Gmail. This used to work, I have thousands of messages in evolution. I am using the server imap.gmail.com, port 993. I have ...
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IMAP mail gatherer with correct behavior of setting mail as read

At first I tried fetchmail with the given config. The problem was that all mails in the inbox would be marked as read in IMAP server upon running fetchmail: set postmaster danial set no bouncemail ...
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Files downloaded from Thunderbird will be stored in var/run/user

Whenever I want to download sent via Thunderbird, it automatically offers me a var/run/user/1000/doc track, though in preferences I checked that it should ask me where I want the file to be stored. ...
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In Gnome, how to change the "Default Applications" / "Mail" to chrome-beta?

The most recent stable version of Chrome (or at least 118 when I was testing) has been freezing in my laptop, so I installed Chrome-beta which is working much better. Now the issue is that in Ubuntu ...
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"Postfix" does not put fully qualified host name in the `From:` header line of an email sent using `mail` command

I have an old system lately upgraded from 23.04 to 23.10. However, I do not know if this problem was present in the previous versions, since I did not try to send emails in the previous versions. My ...
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How to roll back to a previous version of Thunderbird

The recent release of Thunderbird 115 broke a very useful extension called Full Address Column. How does one roll back to Thunderbird 102.15.1?
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Set up ClamAV for email

I have set up ClamAV on Ubuntu on a single laptop, I am a beginner/ intermediate user and worked my way through the commands and set up the GUI interface. It removed 17 viruses. I looked at setting ...
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Postfix sends to wrong address

I have a cron job that sends a report out once a day. The server is configured with postfix and the mailutils, and mailutils-common packages. On 20.04, I was able to send emails out no issue like this:...
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Can't set up SMTP server

I am currently trying to set up an SMTP server on Ubuntu22.04, using the instructions from this tutorial: https://operavps.com/docs/install-smtp-server-on-ubuntu/ It says to use telnet to get the ...
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Thunderbird 115 not working

Recently, Thunderbird updated to 115.3.1 when I wasn't looking. Sudenly there's a new icon, but also a new problem. The problem is that it can't download emails from my mail server. The server does ...
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Thunderbird 115.3.1 (Supernova) attachment display problem after allowing remote content in a message

The new version of Thunderbird (as upgraded today) has a bug, where for some (?) emails I am unable to select an attachment for view. In the preview pane or in the separate message window (displayed ...
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How to send functional email from Ubuntu using bash and mailutils?

I'm trying to set up my first mail server and am encountering issues verifying it is working correctly. I have 'mailutils' installed and send mail by using: mail [email protected] I then enter the ...
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Failing to import new PKCS12 certificate into Evolution Mail

my PKCS12 certificate from my workplace institution expires in a few days. I already got a new one. Yet, I'm failing to import it into Evolution mail. When selecting Edit > Preferences > ...
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Prospect mail 0.5.1 attachments not working on Ubuntu 22.04

After the recent update on Prospect Mail 0.5.1 on Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS, attachments from Browse Computer is no longer working. Error: The following files couldn't be attached: FILENAME HERE. Please try ...
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iRedMail made mail page default

I have installed iRedMail on my machine that is running Ubuntu server. I also have a website running on nginx. But for some reason after installation of iRedMail the mail control panel (SOGo to be ...
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Issue with Exim4

I think I've pulled out the rest of the hair I have. I currently have a CentOS machine that I am moving everything to Ubuntu. My biggest holdback is email. I have exim4 on both machines. I could ...
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Evolution (3.48.4) (flatpak); cannot edit drafts

Evolution Flatpak 3.48.4 Ubuntu 22.04 I can save draft emails. I can view the draft email in the drafts folder. But when I click on the draft email to edit the draft, 2 new windows are opened, and ...
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Bounce settings not connecting to iredmail server with correct authentication details

I am using a VPS Server, Abuntu 22.04, PHP 7.3 and Interspire Email Marketer (IEM). The errors below occurs when I set the bounce email (in IEM) the same as it was previously on another VPS server. ...
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Error occurred while processing mail

I cannot get my email using email programs; Thunderbird or Claws. I get the following error message using Claws. "[2023-09-11 15:45:31] POP< +OK POP3 server ready. [2023-09-11 15:45:31] POP>...
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Automaticly insert phrase (Ubuntu 23.04 using Wayland)

Trying to switch over from Windows to Ubuntu and have pretty much everything working so that I can do my work on it which is awesome. The only thing I am not able to solve is to be able to easily ...
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Postfix and dovecot unable to receive or send mails

I'm trying to setup smtp server for my website on my Ubuntu server, I have successfully installed postfix and dovecot and configured them (at least how I understood from tutorials), but I have ...
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Keep getting errors when sending emails using exim4

I think I've pulled out the rest of the hair I have. I currently have a CentOS machine that I am moving everything to Ubuntu. My biggest holdback is email. I have exim4 on both machines. I could ...
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Postfix unable to send and receive emails

I have a new ubuntu server, version 23.04, where I have Webmin installed and through which I installed Postfix and Dovecot. I have a local user (eml_user1) that I want to have the email address ...
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Problems with receiving in the mailbox with postfix

I installed the Postfix MTA, I configured it to work as "internet site" and I added the corresponding domain name to the mail system to be able to receive the mails. However, the problem I ...
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change of e-mail address to new e-mail

How to change my e-mail address for my ubuntu account? Current e-mail account has been closed, so cannot access it anymore. Need to change to new e-mail address. Thanks.
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Configuration email server from multiple domain names

I have one VPS server and 4 domains under that, having 1 IP address as of now, also I have 4 CloudFlare accounts for 4 domains hosted for easier DNS management My question is: Q1. Is it possible to ...
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How can I save my emails via "print as PDF". What tool can I use?

I have to save my emails as an offline file to put it on a USB stick or what ever. I want to save it as a PDF. When I marked a couple of emails in THUNDERBIRD. and then go on "print as file" ...
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Postfix outbound mail not passing SPF checks for gmail

Scenario I've had my mail with mediatemple for years but now that godaddy acquired them they have cut off my outbound mail and when I call in they are pushing microsoft 360 SO I've decided to roll my ...
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Neomutt SMTP Return Error

When sending mail, I receve the message, "SASL authentication failed." The following are my .neomuttrc and .msmtprc files: USER set from = "[email protected]" set realname = "...
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Port 25 blocked for *some* connections, not all

I've been trying to set up an email server with Postfix and Dovecot. I wanted to test it with mail-tester.com but the email wouldn't get through. Emails still get delivered to my business email ...
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Running my own email server?

I’ve seen this question asked in various forums but curious if things have changed over time. QUESTION: I’d like to run my own mail server to fully own all of my data but worried about two things. (1) ...
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