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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BASH script that check disk space and send email [on hold]

I wrote the script that checks disk space usage on specific partition. Cron executes script every 5 minutes. What I want to do is to implement check which will check if mail is sent in last hour and ...
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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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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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Python script to delete emails in mutt

Is there a way to write a Python script to delete a bunch of emails, say that have been received on a particular date and time, in mutt?
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How can I see settings of the email server?

I have root access to a Linux server (CentOS 5.10). I want to see the email server's settings such as whether SMPT is working, wheter there is an email server, port number, does it require SSL, what ...
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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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Using Trash with Mutt: Does it make sense?

I come from Thunderbird, which I found to be bloatware with spontaneous hiccoughs using 20–40% of processing power, weak IMAP and local mailfolder handling and a constant 100–500MB of RAM use. But it ...
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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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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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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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Mail forward: 550 5.7.1 Anonymous client does not have permissions to send as this sender

I want to install a small mailing list that forwards mails related to a specific project to all project members. So, let's say there are two members in that project userA@mailA.tld and ...
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Remove/Delete Attachments from email server (IMAP)

I have a rather large quantity of emails on my mail server (IMAP) which contain attachments (PDF's, etc.) These attachments waste space--my HDD space on server is limited by my hosting company--and I ...
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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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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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Mail filtering with procmail in a postfix/dovecot system with virtual users

I had a postfix/dovecot system with mail users working. After unsuccessfully following a few tutorials online to enable procmail, now I have an unusable system. What I want is to enable procmail ...
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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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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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postfix/smtpd: warning: connect to Milter service unix:/var/run/opendkim/opendkim.sock: No such file or directory

I have problem with postfix on debian after upgrading from squeeze to wheezy. Postfix was configured to sign messages using dkim-filter. Before update, everything was working flawlessly, now it fails ...
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setting up a relay port for postfix smtp on CentOS 7

A CentOS 7 server has postfix, dovecot, and mailx installed. I am able to make an IMAP connection to the server from my remote Thunderbird client running on my local devbox. But I am not able to ...
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Are there any alternatives to mutt?

I really like the idea of Mutt, reading mail in the terminal. I'm not really pleased with some inconsistencies and the imap handling. I set about trying to find some alternatives to mutt, but I can't ...
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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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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. So, I can send / receive email on my server with Gnome ...
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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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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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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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How to remove “You have mail” welcome message

When I open up my terminal it says "you have mail", anyone has any idea of why? I am running OS X, but since it too is based on Unix and relies on files such as bashrc, bash_profile etc. I thought ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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I can send mail but can't receive it (CentOS with Postfix)

I followed this tutorial and was able to create a mail account that can be configured in an email client. The problem is that I can't receive any messages to my inbox BUT I can send messages ...
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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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/private/var socket not created with postfix/dovecot sasl

I'm currently running into a problem I have with my email server. I try to setup Postfix and Dovecot with SASL authentication but I get the following error when I connect with telnet (port 25) to the ...
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How to export Google Alerts citations?

I have several months of Google Alerts in my email and I would like to share them somewhere on the web (for instance on a MediaWiki wiki). Is there an easy way to export them? The alerts contain HTML ...
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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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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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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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IMAP folders: how big is too big?

I've switched from using Thunderbird to offlineimap and mutt. My mailboxes have over 50k messages. After tweaking some settings, mutt is very responsive with this many messages. notmuch is extremely ...
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Gmail blocking mutt

When I try to log in to gmail with mutt, it flashes a quick Webalert with a url, something like accounts.gmail.com or something. It's too quick for me to see or copy it. Then it says Login failed. ...
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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 ...