Sending, receiving, reading, composing, sorting, and generally working with email. For the mail(1) command line utility, see the tag /mail-command.

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Executing command for sendmail not working

Good Day, I'm still new in Linux CLI and I'm using RHEL 6. I'm executing command for sending email via terminal. $ cat log.txt | mail -s "Logs" myemail@e.mail.com Hosted by outlook365 When I try ...
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Downloading an attachment from Inbox using the command-line

Please help me figure out the right program to use to solve the following: Everyday I have a report emailed as a PDF attachment to my inbox. The subject is the same, and it is from the same email ...
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what is exact meaning smtp_receive_timeout in exim.conf?

what is the exact meaning of smtp_receive_timeout in exim.conf ? Is it timeout for receiving the data after rcpt to ? Or is the total timeout for complete receiving a mail data ? Or If there is no ...
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understand sendmail log messages

I sent an e-mail message from machine named syslog-server with command mail -s "syslog test" test@example.net <<< "test". The mail message was not delivered to receiver and following messages ...
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How to migrate from one email provider to another? [closed]

I've used my own domain with the email service of yandex.com. Now I want to migrate to another email service provider. I've chosen zoho. 1) How can I copy all my email from yandex to zoho? Or general,...
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Sendmail : save email into a file

I use sendmail to manage the emails of my website. I'm testing features which require to send emails, and I'd like to receive these emails in a local directory of my server, store them as text files ...
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fdm & msmtp: mark messages read

I have installed fdm and offlineimap to connect to our corporate Exchange server. Now I want an action that marks a message read when a pattern matches.
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OS X Postfix no TLS found

I'm working on OSX El Capitan. About week ago everything worked fine, but then I changed my gmail password and now I can't send emails any more. Additional configuration for /etc/postfix/main.cf is: ...
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Send Nth line of text to Nth address in the list

Suppose I have a file BOD which contains lines of text and a file ADDR which contains e-mail addresses. How can I send the first line of BOD to the first address in ADDR, the second line of BODIES to ...
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How to set subnets in /etc/mail/relay-domains?

If I need to set a /27 in the mentioned config file (sendmail), how can I do it? I need to write all the 30 IP's in it? Or does it accepts /27?
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Cygwin - Email - New Line (Carriage Return) (How to)

Am stuck, and on something really stupid. using Cygwin on Windows 8, Quick Bash script to search server for files modified in the past 120 days: Run once a week as a Cron job, But i cannot format ...
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Mutt config: how to handle different mailboxes on same host

I have a problem using Mutt for different mailboxes on the same host. There seems to be an external authentication with the correct IMAP user, but then it always uses the first known user name to load ...
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Is it a correct way to clear the exim mail queue?

I use the following command to delete the exim mail queues exiqgrep -i | xargs exim -Mrm or # following commands seems to work faster compared to the above. exim -bpru | awk {'print $3'} | xargs ...
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Can mutt delete message locally but retain it on server?

When using mutt I don't want all the messages to be cached, which could take up a lot of disk space. But if I purge an email, it also gets deleted on the server side, which is undesired because I may ...
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Sending HTML using mailx with postfix 2.6.6 and centOS 6.4 [duplicate]

I'm trying to send an HTML email from our CentOS server to users. In the long run I'll be building a COBOL program that runs the command to send reports to the user. Here are a few details. ...
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fetchmail sees mail but doesn't fetch it - persistent “temporary lookup failure”

I transferred my email setup to a new laptop, and fetchmail stopped fetching my mail. From what I can tell in the fetchmail log, it authorizes fine, sees that new emails are there, tries to fetch ...
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Check if Thunderbird/Icedove has unread mails from the terminal

I'd like to check whether I have unread mails, independent of the mail account, in Thunderbird/Icedove. I went trough the parameters of Icedove, but couldn't find anything useful. The idea is to ...
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Is it possible to redirect root email to axigen internal e-mail?

For a few month I've been using Axigen webmail as my main e-mail server. For the last month I was looking for a way of redirecting my root e-mail, as well as my crontab outputs into an internal ...
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large mounts of emails being sent from server unable to identify [closed]

I have a bit of a dilemma, I'm not sure how to solve. I have found coming from a folder on my server massive amounts of emails, but when I look in the folder, no single php file is sending that amount ...
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Thunderbird pop-up notifications

I have Debian 8 as my operating system with GNOME 3. I want to use Thunderbird as my desktop email client. I would like to receive emails without have Thunderbird always open. I was thinking about ...
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relay all TLDs from relay-domains

On my production server, I want to relay all the top level domains, Server is configured with send mail + Dovecot. As I checked in the file /etc/mail/relay-domains if I add any domain then I can send ...
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I want to print only first 2 lines of my attachment file, in my email body [duplicate]

I want to print only first 2 lines of my attachment file, in my email body. How to achieve this, when i am sending the file from my unix server using uuencode and mailx command?
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Postfix using external smtp server problem

I am not sure if this is the right stack exchange for my question, there are multiple stack exchange were my question might fit. I have setup my postfix configuration to send my emails through an ...
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MX Record Question

Is there a way to bypass the DNS's MX record? My company uses Barracuda for spam filtering and our company's MX record points to Barracuda. A product we're trying to build needs to talk TLS to the ...
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Forward Postfix mail based on regexp

We are buildng a ticket system using PHP. We have now bumped into the problem of identifying customer replies. Placing an id in the subject will not do because users could remove this. Posting an id ...
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Munin stopped sending email alerts

To check whether Munin email notifications are still functioning, I have changed temporarily the "warning" and "critical" threshold to a very low value, and restarted the munin-node service. To my ...
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Bind dns zone will not work

THe issue i am having is that i am trying to create a email server but my emails are rejected due to invalid ptr record. $TTL 600 @ IN SOA ns1.first-ns.de. postmaster.robot.first-ns.de. ( ...
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Bold and Underline using echo with email

I am using a script that emails me a particular status report. The script sends me the contents of several files. I am using echo to provide a heading in the email that is used to differentiate ...
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For email messages, where is the colon-less From field specified?

If one opens an mbox file with an editor, every message seems to start with a From followed by one space and then an address and date. Is this part of the mbox syntax or part of the email format ...
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I use OpenSMTPD on OpenBSD 5.8! How can I automatically encrypt E-mail with OpenSMTPD

How can I automatically encrypt all outgoing E mail? My scenario: I use XXXX@gmail.com as my relay for all Emails my OpenSMTPD Server forwards All Emails to me as well as all Emails from somewhere to ...
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Email generated with Python stuck in mailq, times out (Debian)

I want to send emails out, originating from my Debian computer. I do NOT want the emails to originate from my gmail account, like in most Python smtplib examples. I called my ISP regarding port 25, ...
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Does SSMTP cause spam issues?

I am currently using SSMTP to send email notifications from my Icinga server. I am using my web host's STMP server to send the mail, with working authentication details [ eg icinga@domain.com ] When ...
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How to route mail server from both intranet and internet?

We have a mail server configured in Ubuntu 12.04 with postfix, dovecot and roundcube. It has two interfaces, one with real IP and one with private LAN IP. Incase of intranet we have branches and head ...
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How to use mail to send an email to my friend?

Firstly, I use command apt-get install mailutils on my Ubuntu14.04 system, and the terminal shows a dialog "Postfix Configuration", I choose the first option "no configuration". Then I try to use the ...
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Mutt and Postfix : relay access denied

I try to send mail with Mutt through my own mail server. My mail server run Postfix and Dovecot. I configured it by following this tutorial. I can send / receive email on my server with Gnome ...
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Serve mail for multiple domains on a single server?

I am running a Debian Jessie 8.1 server with a functioning postfix, dovecot, and suirrelmail/rainloop. I have multiple domains on the server. The main server domain is set via example.com.vhost ...
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Why are my emails generated with Python stuck in mail queue

I'm trying to send emails programmatically with Python. The emails stay in the mail queue (mailq). Details are below. My diagnosing abilities have reached their limit. Perhaps the issue is my ISP ...
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How to know if port 25 is blocked?

I am running Debian Jessie 8.1. The VPS provider says that port 25 is open. However, when I installed Rainloop and am not able to use it with the System users. Under the RainLoop admin panel I went ...
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Postfix rewriting subject for specific addresses

I would like to add a tag to all email messages sent to a particular address. I have tried to copy examples from the web, but can't seem to get it working. Here's what I've done so far: Add to /etc/...
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How to enable secure authentication (ssl,tls,starttls) in nullmailer 1.0.5. and upgrade nullmailer to 1.11

I am using a linux based device where we use nullmailer to send email using smtp. nullmailer version: 1.0.5 User-Agent: Mutt/1.5.19 (2009-01-05) In the existing mechanism, our smtp server does not ...
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Exim: Log sent/received emails headers

I've a fully working mail server running on Exim over Debian. Recently I was asked if it was possible to get a monthly log of the headers of all email sent and received. By headers I mean email ...
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How can I send mail from localhost by using postifx

Actually I followed this article and installed Postfix and configured it. But its not sending mail to the entered email address. with the following command I tried to send email. echo "This is the ...
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Bulk Email backup

My e-mail server is hosted on AWS. It is running fine but every month I 'm getting more than 8GB of e-mails in my first account. I cannot delete any of the e-mails as my team need to refer back to the ...
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invalid SSL_version specified at /usr/share/perl5/IO/Socket/SSL.pm line 368

SMTP SEND CRITICAL - invalid SSL_version specified at /usr/share/perl5/IO/Socket/SSL.pm line 368 I am using a nagios script /usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_smtp_send that sends an email using gmail. ...
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How to configure EXIM4 to relay emails?

I have a Debian Jessie (Version 8.1) server that serves multiple domain names. Each has their own folder configured under /var/www/. Each domain name has a unique conf (example.com.conf) file under /...
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Delivery Status Notification (Delay) emails from my server?

I am using a Debian Jessie server and have setup exim4 to send me emails instead of postfix or sendmail. Thats when I started getting loads of emails as follows: First: Title: * SECURITY ...
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Adding reply-to header for simple postfix mailing list

I have a postfix with the following in /etc/postfix/main.cf: virtual_alias_domains = hash:/etc/postfix/mydomains virtual_alias_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/virtual These specify the domains set up for ...
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How to configure a two-factor-enabled Gmail account to work as sendmail on a Debian Jessie?

I am interested to get email notifications from my server to my Gmail account - the same notifications that the server gets in the /var/mail/root - either by forwarding the messages, or or directly ...
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Hosting Dovecot and Postfix Behind nginx?

So I'm looking at setting up postfix and dovecot on a server that is currently hosting some web-sites via nginx, and I've stumbled upon the mail {} configuration option for nginx, but I'm having a ...
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awk send email if

With the following litte awk script, I get an email notification. But I want to get this email only if $1 is greater or equal than 100. At which position must I put the if statement? I tried many ...