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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Postfix/Rancid - Confused by terminology, /etc/aliases, and relaying mail from localhost

I want to send notifications from a non-domain linux server, to my corporate email, me@company.com. My main concern is receiving notifications from an installed instance of rancid. I am confused by ...
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fetchmail: Missing trust anchor certificate:

I try to setup fetchmail on mac for checkdomain.de and created a certificate .pem file in the cert directory of ssl by copying certificate from running this command: openssl s_client -connect host58....
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How to install/setup mutt with Gmail on CentOS and Ubuntu?

How to setup the email client Mutt to send, receive and read email under CentOS and Ubuntu using a Gmail account as a relay
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Spamassassin training problem with amavisd

I wrote a Outlook add-on that uses the Tell command to train spamassassin. The user selects the messages and clicks a Spam or Ham button. It works great. I have got everything to work but I cannot get ...
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Migrate mail from dovecot on centos to dovecot on debian

I am trying to migrate a number of user mail accounts from dovecot 1.0.7 on a centos 5.11 server to dovecot 2.1.7 on a debian 7 server Foolishly I thought I could simply replicate the Maildirs from ...
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private iRedMial server, [127.0.0.1] in email headers

I have installed a private email server using iRedMail on CentOS6. When I used it to send email to my outlook account, I found '127.0.0.1' in the header, the header show below: <blink> I have ...
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How to trap spam sent from certain top-level domains?

I'm getting a lot of spam from eu TLD Maybe I could have put a rule set giving a score of say 2.5 or 3 for any mail originating from the .eu TLD; then this score + other factors could have made it ...
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Offlineimap unknown SSL protocol error

I am using offlineimap to fetch mail from several IMAP servers. This used to work but today offlineimap has been unable to fetch mail, producing the following errors: *** Processing account example ...
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Sendmail Attachment

I was wondering if it's possible to include an attachment with sendmail. I am generating the following emailfile.eml files with the following layout From: Company Name <example@nowhere.com> To: ...
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Can I automatically send from specific email addresses in Mutt?

Background I own a domain with a catch-all, so that all email sent to *@foo.bar goes to one account. I have unique usernames for particular organisations, e.g. stackexchange@foo.bar. If an email ...
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Postfix - external email notification when an internal email is received

describing my specific case; on our centOS 6.6 final servers , I've installed yum-cron, in order to schedule a check every night if there are updates from the active repositories. I preferred to ...
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Delivering email to Maildir PreINBOX

I have a running dovecot with: $ dovecot -n # 2.2.18: /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf # OS: Linux 4.1.0-x86_64-linode59 x86_64 Fedora release 22 (Twenty Two) ext4 auth_debug = yes auth_mechanisms = plain ...
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My server email can't connect to Outlook or Thunderbird

I have postfix for smtp, and dovecot for imap/pop with FROXLOR. I have configured correctly, but I can't succeed in configuring an account in client mail programs. From Outlook, I receive Log on to ...
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Can I check a suspect .zip file without downloading it?

I am using Linux Fedora 20 and BT Yahoo mail. I have received an email with an attached .zip file, but I suspect that it might be malicious and dangerous even to download the attachment -- it might ...
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Mutt authentication fails because username string is malformed

I'm trying to set up mutt to work with our internal email server. Our user names have the form user@domain.lan But when mutt tries to authenticate, it appends the mail server's url to the username ...
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Can I make cross-computer sharing compatible with tinfoil-hat security (password managers, email, etc.)

Preface: I realize the following is asking for tinfoil-hat type security, but I'm really curious for answers to my questions -- not suggestions to enable two-factor logons on gmail, etc. and call it a ...
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Postfix - domainkeys=neutral (no sig)

I have everything else working fine (SPF and DKIM) but I can't get domainkeys=neutral (no sig) to pass! domainkeys=neutral (no sig); from=foo.com; dkim=pass (ok) I know what some people are already ...
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Error 550 No Such User Here when sending mail to postfix server from certain servers

So, I've been doing a lot of Googling and researching, and I can't wrap my head around this. I set up a mail server using iRedMail. I'm not an incompetent Linux user, but I'm not experienced in the ...
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Send mail at startup

I want to send a mail to myself at the restart of a server. We use AWS, and a restart results in a changed internal 10.x.x.x address. This address has to be configured in Postgres and elsewhere, and ...
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How to set mail subject using variable and ensure attachment is not included in email body

I have the following shell script fragment. var_name='ZZPCI' for emailadd in `cat /tmp/email_list.tmp` do subject_text="Subject with Var Name "$var_name subj_text_novar="Subject without Var ...
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rsyslog seems to have vanished from my system

I'm debugging an issue where I think my server is spamming other servers because it is infected but all my logs stop in august last year, and rsyslog is missing from the system /etc/rsyslog.d still ...
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how to prevent procmail listening to the world [closed]

This is part of a larger effort to try and ensure my server is not infected and spamming the internet with spam emails I had a friend take a look at the server and he said "Your procmail is open to ...
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How to clean a flooded mailbox

Today I opened my university mailbox, after several months of not opening it. I found it is flooded with about 300 K messages from the cron daemon, notifying me of a certain unimportant warning in a ...
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Can I do a delay delivery in Thunderbird or Evolution

Now we have an option of "Delay Delivery" in Outlook. Can we do something like that in thunderbird/evolution or any other linux client ?
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My cron job is not sending an email with any output, I see only a blank email

Can someone please help me here. My cron job is not sending an email with output. While I run the shell script manually it generates an email with output. Here is the script looks like #!/bin/bash ...
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Can the vacation e-mail auto-responder cope with Berkeley DB version skew?

We have a typical account domain with NFS home directories, accessible by the mail server as well as various user workstations. Do the versions of the vacation package installed on the mail server ...
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Postfix - Modify header “Message-Id” twice

I am trying to do both of the following actions. However Postfix only changes the first Message-Id. With this example Precedence: bulk won't be added because it's at the bottom. /^Message-Id:\s+<(....
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Why the info displayed on my console after executed mail command?

I have installed and set the sendmail . root@localhost:~# echo "Just testing my email " | mail -s "Sendmail gmail " test@qq.com The info displayed on my console after the command be executed. ...
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Make a Scheduled job for Renaming the files in a folder and send an updated alert email

I am writing a shell script, which can rename all the files in the folder, We need to search for a particular pattern of files every 30 seconds. Files in the below format need to be selected, ...
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Procmail to recognize e-mails which were already copied into a folder

I am working at a place where e-mails are sent to multiple groups very often, which means that e-mails will be filtered into random directories, even in mid-thread if a new group is added to the ...
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popcon failed is the mailto address busted?

in my mail today ( I checked it today, the messages started 5 days ago) I got messages from popcon the package popularity contest which says: ... A message that you sent could not be delivered to one ...
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Select latest updated file from directory and send it via email

I want to select latest error(timestamp).log file from some directory and send it via email as attachment. What I am trying is: Filename: abc.sh echo 'An error occured' | mutt -s "Logs" -a '/xx/xx/...
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PHP mail (using Postfix) send out to Gmail marked as SPAM

I'm totally new to "Email Systems" and it's concepts. I just use a simple email sending codes via PHP, like: mail("recipient@gmail.com","my header","my body"); I understand this is going through ...
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SOGo without Samba4 Active Directory

I'm tinkering with SOGo groupware to be run on my homeserver. I'm especially interested in the ActiveSync capability to synchronize contacts and calendar of my Android devices without the need for ...
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Bash script that detects if a file is the correct size

I'm trying to make this bash script dispatch and email when it detects that a certain type of file (files ending in ".gz"), which was last modified 24 hours ago, is below a certain size in a directory,...
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How to embed file content into body of the email using mail command?

It must be soooo simple, but all of the examples that I found after a few hours of googling don't work, as the mail is always attached to the file instead of writing it into the body. I don't want to ...
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systemd MAILTO-replacement failing

I'm trying to setup systemd to notify me via email if a unit fails, like Cron can be set up to do. I followed the guide on the Arch Linux wiki. So I set-up a sendmail shell script in /usr/local/bin/...
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How can I get dovecot to retrieve my email?

I am setting up an email server for my personal domain. There will only be one user (me). I am running a DigitalOcean VPS on Arch, everything is up to date as of yesterday. I have got postfix ...
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Send email on every change of service status

I am running a Debian server and i have setup mailutils to send an email from command line from root@localhost to an external email. I would like to slightly modify it, so it can send emails on every ...
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Reverse order of email thread folding in Evolution

By default Evolution groups emails by thread in a tree-like structure. The first email is the root, the responses to it are its children, etc. Here is a screenshot from wikipedia: https://upload....
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(offlineimap) Email directory still empty after successful connection; force methods don't make any difference

i have newly installed offlineimap, but after the first start my maildirectory is still empty. Furthermoore, the methods described here http://offlineimap.org/doc/FAQ.html#can-i-force-offlineimap-to-...
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Using mailx without storing a password

I'm trying to setup mailx to use my Gmail account. I've found a configuration that can send mail successfully but it requires me to store my email password in a configuration file in my home directory....
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fetchmail: fetch sent mail to sent folder, or fetch to a target folder

How can I configure fetchmail to fetch a folder to a specific target folder? Or at least not fetch to inbox? If it would fetch from sent to sent (or any folder to the same folder name) I'd be happy ...
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Can I stop mutt from asking for the recipient when pressing m to send a new email?

When I press m to send a new email in Mutt, it first asks for the recipient ("To" header), and then for the Subject. After that, it opens the email in Vim so I can actually write my email. I've set ...
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Send email depending on success of curl command

I created a script to monitor and have a query as below :- httpUrl="http://some.website.ashx" balExp=$(curl -v -X POST -d "UID=test&PWD=2222" $httpUrl) How do I sent email alert (my email for ...
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Centos - Sendmail smtp smarthost with authentication

I would like to setup sendmail to send out mail using an external smtp-server with authentication. I've searched for solutions, but can't seem to find what I need. There are several examples about ...
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How to skip email notification for at command in AIX?

(AIX 6.1 ) man page for at says -m option could send an email to the user. But this is the default behavior, even without specifying the -m option. Is there a way to turn this off, I do not want mails ...
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how to prevent cron job email splitting into multiple lines

CRON has emailed me the extract below : May 12 04:27:54 rpi postfix/smtpd[9343]: NOQUEUE: reject: RCPT from unknown[95.211.213.214]: 504 5.5.2 <WIN-HBAL58UG0JH>: Helo command rejected: need ...
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Sendmail To Multiple Users Without CC

Hello everyone I was wondering if it's possible to use sendmail in a way that I can string multiple email addresses in the To: as such From: sendmail To: person01@gmail.com;person02@gmail.com Subject:...
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Resend (bounce) a message with attachment in mailx (or any other tools)

I've got a mail folder which contains a unique e-mail containing several attachment. I'd like to script the resending of the email as verbatim as possible. If I write cat tosend | mailx some-...