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Questions tagged [mail]

This tag is used when the question is about real mail. Such as asking how to get a copy of Ubuntu in the mail. If you have questions regarding email, please use the the email tag.

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Recover old data of overwritten zimbra on ubuntu 16.4

I am having one Ubuntu server. Where i have already installed zimbra mail server 8.7.11_GA_1854. By mistake I have again reinstall the same zimbra package. Now I want old database of previously ...
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Someone used my postfix to send mails

I just received mail from my server provider that my server is sending mails..i don't know about these mails and i never used smtp of that server before..can anyone guide me how this is possible?...
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Send system mail Ubuntu 18.04

Hello I have looked at many different guides on the web for how to send system mail to my gmail from ubuntu 18.04 in case of problems on the device / server - But can't find a simple guide that i ...
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Forward “local mails” to external SMTP server

I have a standalone 18.04 server just for running a simple LAMP website. Sometimes when I log in to the server I get notified that I have mail (like cron/at job outputs), and then I read them using ...
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mdadm - setting faulty device doesn't result in new mail in the root mailbox

If I understand correctly, mdadm is supposed to mail root when something fails because it has MAILADDR root in mdadm.conf But sudo mdadm --manage /dev/md0 --set-faulty /dev/sdb1 and then sudo ...
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Can no longer send mail. Suspecting /etc/resolv.conf shenanigans

Alerts are now down so would like to fix this properly: delivery temporarily suspended: Host or domain name not found. Name service error for name=gmail.com type=MX: Host not found, try again I have ...
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Restoring /etc/mail to defaults

I ran into issues configuring Sendmail and messed up the /etc/mail folder's files, so I deleted /etc/mail entirely. How can I now start fresh in my journey of attempting to configure Sendmail by ...
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Set email for different domains

I need to set up a mailserver. I've several different domains and I need to set up different emails for each other. For example: domain1.com -> user@domain1.com domain2.com -> user2@domain2.com ...
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Problem with mailutils, ubuntu 18.04

Can someone help me about this problem, I've tried to find out where the problem is comming from, but have no luck, I've tried to re-install postfix and mailutils, but still have this problem, if ...
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send email via curl error “curl: (35) error:1408F10B:SSL routines:ssl3_get_record:wrong version number”

I have an Ubuntu Server v18.10. I am only allowed to install openssh, openvpn, & curl. I have scripts that need to send emails. I have a windows background & I am beginner\intermediate for ...
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Authorization error when using PHP mail function

I just noticed emails sent using a contact form in wordpress wasn't delivering and then I checked the mail log and found the following error: Authorization failed (535 Authentication failed: Bad ...
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What mail software allows archiving (rather than deleting) like in Gmail?

It appears that Sylpheed, the default mail software for Lubuntu 18.04, deletes mail rather than archiving it, but I am still trying to verify that I'm not overlooking some hidden option. What ...
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Mailserver on Ubuntu 16.04

I know, there are like hundreds of tutorials to install "a mailserver" on Ubuntu 16.04, but I just don't seem to get it working and resetted my server the 4th time now.... What I would like to have ...
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Where should I look for logrotate config file of /var/log/mail.log

I would like to change the suffix of mail.log rotated files to include the date, such as /var/log/mail.log.20180920 I read from this question that /etc/cron.weekly/sysklogd should be changed, but I ...
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Can't flush mail stuck in postfix mailq

Currently around 20 Emails are stuck (and not marked as deferred) on my mailserver (postfix, dovecot) from an hour ago. Any new mail that I try to send is sent normally but not the 20 that are stuck ...
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Opendmarc setup on Ubuntu 18.04.1

I have problems whit Opendmarc setup on Ubuntu 18.04.1. Every tutorial I tried gives Me permission problems, it won't even start Opendmarc log. I tried multiple tutorials and posts but best I can get ...
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Problems whit ClamAV not scanning incoming mail after dovecot's sieve plugins configuration

I have setup My own server at home (cloud, web host, mail on Ubuntu 18.04.1) and I have problems whit mail part. I have setup Postfix, Dovecot, Amavis-new whit Spamassassin and CalmAV. Last I added ...
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Steps to Create Postfix in Ubuntu 16.04 as SMTP outgoing only

I have googled a lot to try to find the steps I used when I was doing this a few months ago inside AWS but now that I am using Google Cloud and want to reproduce it, I cannot seem to find the steps to ...
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Set the PTR Record correct

I try to setup an PTR Record for my Domain. I can send mails but some emailservers reject my mail, because I have no PTR Record. I try it the last days but not working. Can anyone tell me what is ...
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MULTIPLE DOMAIN ON A MAIL SERVER AND WEBMAIL

I have a mail server on ubuntu 16.04 with postfix and dovecot and in the same server run roundcube webmail. I access a roundcube webmail with https://webmail.domain1.com (ssl). I need multiple ...
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Unable to send mail externally using mailx on ubuntu 16.0.4

Unable to send email to external users using mailx command. Could you please help me with the steps to configure mailx command in ubuntu.
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exim send emails using godaddy relay server

I am trying to send emails on my Ubuntu VPS server Where godaddy will not allow outgoing emails from self vps it provides a relay server to do that job I'm unable to send emails after configuring ...
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postfix squirrelmail dovecot sending email not reciving

Hello iam new to this i configured postfix with godaddy relay server for post fix installed dovecot and squirrelmail now all working fine when i am sending mail form my godaddy vps ubuntu server The ...
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Dovecot Godaddy Vps Gives error when installing with post fix

Iam trying to install dovecot on godaddy vps ubuntu 16 os i have installed postfix with smart host as godaddy works with relay server to send emails When i am installing Dovecot gives me bellow ...
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Re-Sending an email from the command line

i want to reproduce a mail related problem regarding a mail that is sent from a system i have no control over. For this purpose i want to mimic this problematic email. I have the exact mail as it was ...
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Unattended-upgrades not sending emails

i need your help. Im setting up an ubuntu server running 18.04, i installed the unattended-upgrades package to let it update automatically without my supervision. I'm currently in the process of ...
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Can you use Imapsync to sync shared mailboxes from office 365

I use Imapsync for some time now to sync mail accounts from one to the other server. Now I have several shared mailboxes in office 365 that I have to transfer. Can this also be done via imapsync and ...
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Add additional links to Unity Mail Notifier for Hotmail

Just upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 and I'm exploring new features. I have set up Unity Mail notifier but links can only be configured for 1 account, not for Hotmail and Gmail both. Am I missing a setting ...
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Postfix to send email using gmail address

I'm using postfix and mail from mailutils to send email using my gmail address through command line in Ubuntu. It works fine when I provide both from and to address like below: mail -s "Some random ...
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mail utility wont send to my cellphone?

Im writing a script, and I want it to alert me via text message. I can send my self texts via things like gmail using: "number@vtext.com", and I can send emails to gmail using the mail command, but ...
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Setting up a local mail server to pop in mail from the main outside server

Hie. We have a mail server hosted outside the country,by a private company, it works fine ,but the problem is all computers in our office when fetching mail on that server, they use too much internet ...
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let's encrypt certificate renewal on mail fails

I have to renew the email certificate but it does not renew when I try to do manually. root@ubuntu:/etc/postfix# certbot -d mail.gamesyap.com --manual --preferred-challenges dns certonly Saving debug ...
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Is there a standalone email marketing software for ubuntu or debian?

I'm looking for a standalone mail marketing software (even not for free), of course it would need a internet connection to work but I want to avoid browser web based applications. I've seen several ...
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Can I delete /var/mail/root?

I got the Message: You have new mail in /var/mail/root Can I delete this file without any problems? /var/mail/root
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iRedMail - Can't Receive or Send to/from Other Servers

I have just recently installed iRedMail on my fresh install of Ubuntu Server 17.10. The install went fine and I have the servers running as they should. The issue I am having is the e-mails that I ...
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Why the email I send goes into spam?

I use ubuntu 16.04 on my server and recently I've installed postfix MTA on my server following this tutorial. The problem is the email I send goes into spam, not inbox. Any idea what's wrong and how ...
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How to allow other machines in my network to use postfix email on my machine? (CCDC)

I'm a bit new to networking and am practicing with a team to compete in a CCDC competition. One of my responsibilities is to handle the email server. I've been given an Ubuntu box in the network and ...
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Script to create a log file and send an email

#!/bin/bash who>log.txt top>>log.txt EMAIL="yasni.exe@gmail.com" LOG="/home/projekt/skrypt/log.txt" mail -s "skrypt_logi" ${EMAIL}<${LOG} rm logi.txt I installed package for using ...
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mailx MTA problem in ubuntu server 16.04

This command line works but there isn't attachment (but works all fine in ubuntu 10.04) echo "body of your email" | mailx -a "foo.zip" -s "TEST" foo@foo.com because?
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Cron doesn't send email (while script does) [duplicate]

I have a simple script to send a back-up of my db to email: #!/bin/sh timestamp=$(date '+%d-%m-%Y@%H:%M') mysqldump -u root -pPASSWORD DBNAME | gzip > /tmp/database_$timestamp.sql.gz mutt -s "...
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Cannot remove E-mail in geary account list

Actually I wanted to try geary so I added an E-mail to try it out. now I want to remove my E-mail from geary accounts list, but "-" button is off and I cannot remove it (also I searched about it but ...
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Ubuntu 16.04/Postfix can't receive emails

We had our VPS already configured, but my co-worker accidently installed sendmail. Postfix went crazy and many errors popped out, postfix refused to run. I uninstalled sendmail, reconfigured/...
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How do I delete mail from /var/mail/user specified by a date range?

I have a whole lot of mail in my /var/mail/user file. Is there some way I can delete all the mail generated in 2016 only?
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postfix relay SMTP oulook.com

I have a Ubuntu 14.04.5, and I'm trying to config the postfix relay an external SMTP with [smtp-mail.outlook.com]:587. I tried to search online and did some changes, but it still not working. Here ...
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how to get a return recipt from mailutils?

In gmail, and other mail clients, it is possible to tell if an email has been opened using something called a return receipt. (If there is another term please, do tell). Is there any such ...
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does heirloom-mailx need sendmail?

I installed the heirloom-mailx package and tried to use mailx to send an email: $ echo "heirloom mailx works!" | mailx -s "Server mail" me@example.org However the operation did not succeed: Cannot ...
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Roundcube Emails Send but Go Nowhere

I have installed Roundcube on Ubuntu 16.04 in conjunction with ISPConfig3. Roundcube appears to work, but when I send an email, it never goes anywhere although it says "Message successfully sent." I ...
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Port closed for localhost but open for the remote connections

When I try the folowing command from a remote machine it says port open nmap myserver.com -p 143 But when I try the same thing from a local machine (where the mailserver is installed) it says port ...
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Trace PHP file that triggered sendmail

Something in my system is sending mails I am not expecting. I can see the mail items in /var/log/mail.log but I am very interested in figuring out exactly which file in my web application is ...
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How to setup a mail server on Ubuntu to send and receive mail?

For the last couple of days I have been trying to setup my VPS server to send and receive emails without using 3rd party services (e.g. gmail, hotmail...). I have a website hosted on my VPS that is ...