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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Send mail from command line? [duplicate]

How I can send a simple mail from Ubuntu command line without giving the password for the email account which I'm sending to?
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mail() / sendmail not working on lubuntu 14.04 in virtualbox guest

I tried: postfix ssmtp from this post How to have my PHP Send mail? and the classical sendmail with sudo sendmailconfig nothing works I can see no error messages. My host is windows 10. Any ...
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How to use Mutt as the mail transport agent used by crontab?

I am using Mutt to send emails from my server. Using the MAILTO variable to send the result of running crontab tasks is not working as it seems that it expects to find /usr/bin/mail. This is the ...
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15.10 - Unity-Mail not in Repository anymore?

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 clean on my machine. When I want to install Unity-Mail via apt-get or Software-Center I get the message, that the package cannot be found. But it seems that the Package ...
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Turn off email capabilities on server

I have a web server running Ubuntu and I know that I have Postfix installed and configured on it, but I want to uninstall it and I also want to make sure sendmail is not going to be installed by ...
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Configure Postfix to use port 201

I am not a guru of linux and advanced configuration and this might be a silly question but how am I going to configure postfix (smtp) to use port 201 in same time with 25, on an Ubuntu 12.04 server. ...
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how to send content using postfix?

I need to be able to send the content of two files via email at the same time. I can now send it as two separate emails. I was able to send the content of one file via one mail message like this: ...
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Mail not being recieved when sent from Ubuntu 14.04 server with postfix on ServerMania

I am using postfix to redirect mail to my Gmail. On my local Ubuntu 14.04 VM instance it works great. When I try to do it on my Ubuntu 14.04 server on ServerMania with postfix, I see what appears to ...
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Postfix Email Rejected

Postfix rejects all incoming emails. I have Virtualmin as installed as a frontend for managing and I'm hosting multiple domains on that machine - emails for all domains are rejected. I'm running ...
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Postfix can send but not receive mails - Recipient address rejected

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 Server with Postfix 2.11.0 and 2.2.9 Since the last weekend my mailserver can only send emails but not receive them. Any help is much appreciated! :-) The Error in mail.log ...
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How to Identify existing MTA on my Ubuntu server?

I am a beginner for Ubuntu Server and have very little knowledge about it. We have a running instance of Nagios Core from a production server TEST-1 (Ubuntu 14.04.2). It was set up before i joined ...
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Nagios is sending mails manually but alerts are not coming

Alert mailing is configured from a gmail id to avoid spam catchup. Nagios alert mailing is working fine while trying manually using 'mail' command. Which clearly means, nagios is capable of sending ...
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Why does sendemail no longer with with new SMTP server?

I normally don't have to do much with setting up Ubuntu email, so I'm basically a beginner at it, please be kind. I have Sendemail 1.56 by Brandon Sehm on Ubuntu 14.04.02LTS. The Ubuntu machine name ...
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Extracting strings from mail log

I'm trying to extract all lines of text from mail log file that contain specific string (mail address). I know using grep will allow me to search for the address mail.addres@example.org, but how do I ...
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i installed iredmail on my ubuntu desktop 14.04 but why is it i cant access the emails on another pc

I installed ired mail but I can only access the web mail app using my own computer but if I try to access it in another computer is saying server not found on the web page
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Port is open but service is stopped

I have interesting statstistics on open ports on ubuntu. I scan my server from outside with nmap And I see that 110/tcp open pop3 And many other ports are also open But on the server itself ...
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Domain name is syntactically invalid

I trying to send e-mail via exim . when i try to send mail to mail.ru i got an error . What should i do? host domain on my machine? and why it is syntactically invalid. How should i reconfigure my ...
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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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Installing PEPS in ubuntu (Digital Ocean)

In Reference to this manual, I am trying to install PEPS on ubuntu and did the following: git clone https://github.com/MLstate/PEPS cd PEPS echo mail.mydomain.com > domain sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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How to enter a declared variable in the mail body, while sending mail using perl script?

I am sharing a perl script here, which is supposed to send a mail with the HDD/RAM status in the message body: Also, the HDD out will happen only if the %HDD use is above 50%. How can I include the ...
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How to create a perl script which checks the system stats(CPU,RAM,HDD) and sends an alert mail? [closed]

The script is for adding to the cron tab. The flow of the shell script should be like this. 1. Checks the CPU state. 2. Checks the RAM usage. 3. Checks the HDD usage. 4.Sends an alert mail to ...
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ExQuilla alternatives for connecting to MS Exchange Server?

I installed ExQuilla according to this tutorial After Installation: Creating an Exchange account. For accessing Microsoft Exchange Account. And I accessed my MS mail without any trouble: But this ...
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help with email commands [duplicate]

enter image description hereI want to send emails from my Ubuntu pc to other pcs on internet. I also have an account on yahoo.gr ,there are some commands like ssmtp or mail or mutt but they don't work ...
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Filering received mail by aliases file ubuntu postfix mail server

I have setup an Ubuntu mail server with /etc/aliases. In the aliases file there is an alias all: group1, group2, group3, where each of the groups is defined on its own. The problem is that due to ...
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Send mail using SMTP from multiple computers using just an ubuntu server?

I have multiple computers in my LAN and I have one dedicated server online. I would like each of these computers to connect via SMTP to the dedicated server and be able to send an email out to me. ...
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Can't create subfolder of INBOX squirrelmail

That is my problem, that I can't createsubfolder of INBOX in squirrelmail (1.4.23). Here is the picture. I can't choose INBOX from the rolling down menu. I want to create there a subfolder like ...
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My Ubuntu mail server rejects incoming mails

i had installed my ubuntu server, postfix and rest using the link https://www.howtoforge.com/perfect-server-ubuntu-14.10-with-apache-php-myqsl-pureftpd-bind-postfix-doveot-and-ispconfig But incoming ...
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Postfix, Dovecot mail server can send mails but not receive

I'm new to Linux servers and just got myself a VPS from Ovh. Also got a domain though ovh. I have tried to use this tutorial to set it up. And I guess that somewhere I must have messed up. The issue ...
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APACHE 2 DNS: DNS for mail server

I am trying to configure my own mail server. My domain name is: exemple.net I've created a sub-domaine (a virtual host an apache2): mail.exemple.net my hostname is: server01 (the name of the server ...
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Send mail as from my personal gmail account

Today I have tried mail utility from my ubuntu system. Now in mail command, I could not find an utility to send mail from my gmail account. In fact, it sends from some adhikarisubir@ubutu (...
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setup local mail on ubuntu 12.04 not to the outside world just internally and use the mail command

I would like simple local mail setup for Ubuntu 12.04. I would like to use the mail command. I will install the other clients at a later date, I just want to get this default working. I found a post ...
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Multiple messages to recipient_bcc_maps and sender_bcc_maps with Postfix while using amavis

I have a problem to configure my postfix. My aim is to have a mail-server which filters spam and virus mails by using Spamassasin and ClamAV via amavis. Furthermore i want to archive a copy of each ...
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I need Ubuntu Desktop for developers. Can someone mail it to me

I don't have enough Megabytes for downloading the Ubuntu Desktop for developers. Can anyone mail me the copy? It would be greatly appreciated. Thank you... Vivian, Papua New Guinea.
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How can I redirect all mails of my smtp server on only one adress mail (using roundcube)?

I have installed postfix/courier to send and receive mails. I use roundcube like webmail to watch it. I have configured postfix with mysql DB, and create contact@mydomain.com address. There is ...
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Know my mail sending options

I am having a ubuntu server with 12.04. How I detect which mail server I am using. I can't find any listed mail servers POSTFIX, SENDMAIL etc.. Is there any settings related to gmail SMTP?
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Postfix + MySQL + dovecot + postfixadmin - mail arrive to local users

I'm trying to set up a mail server with virtual users. I can: login in roundcube, send mail to gmail but when I send messages to my own domain, the mails arrive to local users. Mail was in /var/...
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your host may have disabled the mail() function

After installing lampp, I have this error on a website (a wordpress locally hosted) trying to send an email: The e-mail could not be sent. Possible reason: your host may have disabled the mail() ...
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How to view mail through a client?

I just finished installing the postfix mail server and I was wondering how I can view my mail through a client rather than through command line? What clients exist for this and which are considered ...
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how to sent mail from my Ubuntu server

I am a beginner in mail server. I want to set up my own mail server so that I can send mail from my server to anyone. I have also installed postfix. How do I set this up? What do I need? How do I ...
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Postfix can send but not receive mail

I just finished following this tutorial to set up a postfix mail server on ubuntu 14.04: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-setup-postfix-on-ubuntu-14-04 When I ...
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Postfix 2.11.0, Error Code: Relay access denied 554.5.7.1, Rejects all external in-bound emails

Some TLC needed here. I am building this postfix/dovecot/clamav mail server following the tutorial here: https://www.exratione.com/2014/05/a-mailserver-on-ubuntu-1404-postfix-dovecot-mysql/ The issue ...
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Able to send outgoing emails, but not internal

I've installed ssmtp and configured /etc/ssmtp.conf file and can successfully send outgoing emails, but I cannot send anything internally, i.e. whenever I type mail sergiy, which is my actual username ...
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migrate from Thunderbird to Evolution without re-downloading IMAP mails

I have about 3GB mails hold for offline usage in my thunderbird and it would take quite a while on a slow iinternet connection to re-download them all again in evolution. Is there a way to install ...
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no mail in `/var/mail`

i am trying to setup my system mail to monitor my mdadm raid arrays but I have no mail in /var/mail. How can I set this up and how can I test it? There should be something in may mail account I would ...
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Missing X-Spam-Status header

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (trusty) and have followed the directions in https://help.ubuntu.com/14.04/serverguide/mail-filtering.html and am sending and receiving mail just fine. While ...
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DISABLE all mail functions in Ubuntu [closed]

I have a standard staging environment on a Ubuntu server (LAMP), with a couple of webpages on it. There are some webpages that send Emails on particular workflow events. I have to run few tests on ...
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When I login, I see “You have mail.”, but /var/mail/<username> is empty

I have a Ubuntu 14.04LTS installed on VPS. I have noticed that when I login I see greeting saying "You have mail", but cat /var/mail/myusername returns empty string, i.e. the file is empty. I ...
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No new mail notification in Thunderbird

I am using Thunderbird 31 on Ubuntu. I set up my accounts and then I closed Thunderbird. But I'm not getting any notification. Is there any add-on I need?
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A question on mysql command

I want to config postfix. I followed these instructions. On the first step I saw this mysql command: mysql > GRANT SELECT ON servermail.* TO 'usermail'@'127.0.0.1' IDENTIFIED BY 'mailpassword'; ...
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Corrupt PostFix Installv

I accidently removed some files that postfix needs and now it will not install or uninstall have tried: sudo apt-get purge postfix sudo apt-get remove postfix sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get ...

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