Questions tagged [smtp]

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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Can receive but can not send email ubuntu 20.04

I'm using Postfix, Roundcube 1.4.3 and devcot to receive and send emails on my vps server. I'm able to receive emails but the errors are occurring when sending the email, the mail never reaches the ...
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AWS SES send mail openssl authentication failure

I'm trying to send mail from an ubuntu client through the SES service from AWS. I'm following this tutorial. I've gotten all the way to the part where I actually send the mail. I have double and ...
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How do I setup Alpine email client to connect my Gmail account using IMAP? (pine e-mail client)

After configuring alpine email client for ionos thought I'd try gmail, but can't seem to login. I'm using MFA on my gmail account. It's simply a fact that alpine will no longer work with gmail?
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How to configure alpine for ionos mail using the .pinerc file?

In using alpine I'm composing messages and see: HOST: smtp.foo.bar ENTER LOGIN NAME [nicholas] : ^G Help ...
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Reliable cron errors notifications, how to?

Please note: I did my research and experimentation, and I cannot solve this problem; there are many partial solutions that don't address all my points. Don't dismiss this question quickly. Scenario: ...
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Problems sending with msmtp

I'm using notmuch message mode in emacs and I'm trying to send a message using msmtp. When I try to send a mail from within emacs it suddenly opens my default system email client, Evolution, and ...
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Port 25 (smtp) connection timed out

I created a postfix smtp server, earlier today it was working but now i can't connect to it. It gives me a "connection timed out" error. Even those online smtp checkers work. My friend also ...
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Postfix Send-Only SMTP Server domain name configuration

I found 2 ways of sending mails from Linux/bash : through a service , like sSMTP, which implies using an external SMTP server, like gmail through Postfix server, which configures the Linux server to ...
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mutt cannot send email after gmail password changes

I have changed my password on my Gmail account and while mutt was working perfectly before that it has stopped sending emails with error: SASL authentication failed Could not send the message. Any ...
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msmtp: sendmail: account default not found: no configuration file available (system wide configuration)

I am trying to setup Ubuntu 20.04 with msmtp as a system configuration. I installed msmtp (v1.8.6-1) and heirloom-mailx (v12.5-2+deb7u1build0.14.04.1). Config file /etc/msmtprc (chmod: 600) has the ...
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postfix nothing send email port 25

I am trying to configure the Postfix Mail server. Ready I made the configuration in postfix and devecot (imap / pop). I can receive emails on my server, but I can't send emails to other servers. im ...
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Unable to Install Postal Mail Server on Ubuntu 20.04

I am using Digital Ocean VPS, having Ubuntu 20.04.1 and I am trying to build a new SMTP on Postal using Putty (SSH). When I copy paste the following command to install Postal, it is given me the error ...
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530,5.7.0SMTP server error: MAIL FROM command failed Detail: Authentication Required

PHP Mail error with the message: 530,5.7.0SMTP server error: MAIL FROM command failed Detail: Authentication Required Following are the key sections of my PHP Script. new PHPMailer(true) Host as '...
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Postfix Can Send But Cannot Receive Mail, Port 25 is Filtered

I seem to have a problem with port 25 inbound connection. My ISP confirmed that port 25 is open. Yet, when I tested with nmap, I get the following results Testing nmap with public IP shows port 25 is ...
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Kmail not sending mail

I am asking this here because I could not find a solution anywhere on the web. KMail can currently receive my email but will not send any (either to mailing lists or to a regular address) The error it ...
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Emails on Send-only mail server not sending

I've been trying to setup my own send-only mail server so I could send emails using PHP scripts, but I've been running into some issues. Whenever I send a test email to my gmail account, it doesn't go ...
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Port opened with ufw shown closed by nmap

I need to open port 465 on my PC. I ran the following succesfully. root@user:/home/user# ufw allow 465 Rule added Rule added (v6) But when I scan with nmap. I get- root@user:/home/user# nmap -p465 ...
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How to forward all local SMTP requests on port 25 to a remote SMTP server on port 587

I'm trying to solve a problem with a bulky program that is, for some reason, only sending email over port 25, even when port 587 is specified. In this answer, someone suggests using the windows ...
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How to add a Reply To: header to mail when using postfix and Mailgun as SMTP server?

I'm trying to add a Reply To: header to mail when using postfix on Ubuntu 19 and SMTP for mailing via Mailgun. Mail works fine when testing with swak, but mail to my final destination @protonmail.com ...
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How to install msmtpd on Ubuntu 18.04?

I'm able to install msmtp just find on Ubuntu 18.04 with: apt install msmtp msmtp-mta ca-certificates, however I'm not finding Minimal SMTP server (msmtpd) anywhere on the filesystem. It also does not ...
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Mail body is missing, when tried from terminal

Mail body is missing while sending a mail from Ubuntu terminal as: echo "Test smtp" | sudo ssmtp -vvv test@test.com The mail is received, but it's body is empty. When I tried manually using the ...
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Connect to postfix from two different servers with two different user/pass combinations

I have 3 vps servers: two of them hosting a website each and a third one hosts postfix. VPS [1]: domainone.com VPS [2]: domaintwo.com VPS [3]: smtp.domainthree.com How do i connect from vps [1] to ...
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postfix on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS can't find sasl_password or sasl_password.db

I followed this slightly outdated tutorial for setting up my ubuntu server as a send-only mail server using my FastMail account as an SMTP relay but I ran into some problems. When I start the postfix ...
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How to configure nullmailer to work with mailchimp?

As my title said i have some problem with configuration of nullmailer. Basicaly I have been following this website. I have made an account on Mailchimp - where I have send succesfully the test mail. ...
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Would anyone know the source of this error in mediawiki?

Error sending mail: authentication failure [SMTP: Invalid response code received from server (code: 535, response: Authentication credentials invalid)]
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Can't send email from Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS inside Vmware [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS installed on Vmware, inside Windows. Using terminal, I'm trying to send a test e-mail using this command: echo "Test Email message body" | mail -s "Email test subject" ...
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Send mail notification Ubuntu 18.10 [duplicate]

I've set up unattended upgrades, and wish to receive an email on every update run to make sure it's running. For whatever reason, ssmtp isn't installing so isn't an option. How do I configure my ...
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Postfix--running--SMTPS still is closed

I have created a certificate and applied all the necessary changes to configuration files in the postfix.main and postfix.master files. I also edited the dovecot.file to enable SASL-AUTH. I have made ...
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How can i setup and configure sendmail SMTP server to send bulk emails in UBUNTU?

I am working on an assignment in which i have to send bulk emails with sendmail SMTP server. I have tries many tutorial to setup sendmail server to send bulk emails but nothing helps me. Can anyone ...
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Gmail does not receive mail from my server

Install Postfix on my server You have set all settings But the problem is that the server sends mail to all servers except Gmail Have any of you experienced this problem before? How can I solve it?
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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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Exim: use /etc/hosts to resolve domain names

I have just installed exim4, and my /etc/hosts file looks like this: 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.1.1 mycomputer 192.168.100.5 rpi.mydomain.com However, when I run exim -bt john@rpi.mydomain....
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Can't resolve a domain in Ubuntu, but can in Windows?

A couple of days ago, I stopped being able to download my email from comcast via pop3. Every time I ask Thunderbird to get my mail, it says "Failed to connect to mail.comcast.net". Thing is, I can ...
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Sending email via gmail smtp ubuntu 18.04 php

In RoR in order to send email from the application, we simply provide smtp settings for gmail and the server start using them to send emails. I have bought Active Super Shop Multi-vendor CMS which ...
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How to deny authentication on port 25 in Exim mail server

I have the following config in exim.cnf daemon_smtp_ports = 25:465 ######################## Exim TLS tls_advertise_hosts = * tls_on_connect_ports = 465 tls_certificate=/opt/ssl/...
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Simple Mail/SMTP Server with DKIM

I want o set on my Linux machine(Ubuntu Server 18.04) a simple email server. I need to: be able to create emails be able to forward (receive in one email) and sent to others Not deliver itself ...
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Postfix SMTP lookup in /etc/services failed

I am running a postfix server on Ubuntu 16.04. Probably related to an update the mail server did not work anymore. The log tells: postfix/master[4590]: fatal: 127.0.0.1:smtp: Servname not supported ...
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Why was heirloom-mailx deleted from Ubuntu 18.04?

It broke my mail agent, since I need to redirect to an external smtp server, and nothing else seems to do that properly.
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How to set the from header for outgoing system email messages that are sent via msmtp on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have setup msmtp on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to deliver system email messages (cron, etc) to my inbox using an external smtp server. I use the packages msmtp-mta, ca-certificates, heirloom-mailx The ...
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How to set a local smtp server to send anonymous e-mails

My attempt is to send an e-mail from [non_existing_email@address.com] to [address]@[random.com], which exists, in an unauthorized way. I have tried generic solutions i.e. 1) which is the basic case ...
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Reverse DNS does not match SMTP Banner

I installed Postfix on my Ubuntu 16.04 server ( DigitalOcean ) , for my site: example.com I added an A record mail.example.com and an MX record for example.com handled by mail.example.com it' ...
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How to check whether port 25 is open or not from ssh access to server [duplicate]

I have ssh access to my Linux server and I want to check whether port 25 open or not. I discussed with hosting service provide and they said port 25 is open. I checked using PHP script for port 25 ...
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Erratic 'connection refused'

I am unable to send emails from smtp-mail.outlook.com ufw and antivirus are disabled: Sending of the message failed. The message could not be sent because connecting to Outgoing server (SMTP) smtp-...
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DNS problem trying to ping or send email using smtp-mail.outlook.com after upgrade to 17.10

After upgrading to Ubuntu 17.10, I find I am unable to send emails using the confusingly named Outlook (i.e. what used to be Hotmail) SMTP server. When I try to ping the hostname smtp-mail.outlook....
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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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Postfix / Dovecot / MySQL / Ubuntu 16.04 - Receiving via IMAP, but not sending

I've reached the point where I think I've read every post/article on this and am stuck. I'm relatively new to Ubuntu, and Linux in general, but I've been trying to tackle one problem at a time. The ...
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SendMail 503 error Ubuntu ["Unrecognized host name gmail.com."]

Unrecognized host name gmail.com. 503 5.0.0 Need RCPT (recipient) This error if i send mail in any email *@gmail.com How do I enable sending mail to all addresses? news@ovz1:~$ nslookup gmail.com ...
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Send outgoing mail from docker container

We have installed and configured Postfix as a send only SMTP server to send only outgoing mails from the docker container in the same server. Now we want secure our SMTP server with user id and ...
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Exim not able to listen on port 465 or 587 for TLS connection

I am configuring Exim on a Ubuntu server to send and receive mails via TLS. Followed many guides which shows on how to configure Exim with TLS but still my Exim doesn't listen on 465 or 587 Exim ...
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Email client, "Mutt", is not sending messages?

I recently installed mutt on my computer... I configured my muttrc to be like this: set ssl_starttls=yes set ssl_force_tls=yes set imap_user = 'username@gmail.com' set imap_pass = 'password' set from ...