Postfix is Wietse Venema's mail server that started life at IBM research as an alternative to the widely-used Sendmail program.

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Sending emails from AutoMySQLBackup from Linux Mint

I have set AutoMySQLBackup on a Linux Mint machine and I want to have the backups sent to an email, but I cannot make it work. I'm new to Linux environment and don't understand it very much. I ...
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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 userB@mailB.tld,...
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Postfix Not sending mail, but can recive

Hey everyone I have an issue with my postfix server not sending emails. The server retrieves emails no problem, but when I go to send an email it just times out. It did sort of work before i added ...
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Postfix: prevent users from changing the real e-mail address

My postfix e-mail server is finally working well. Now, I need to prevent users from forging their e-mail addresses in the client programs in the "from" field in the header, because a user can send ...
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Postfix ignoring pcre login maps for sender

I am trying to figure out, why my postfix is ignoring my login maps completely without any errors in the log files. Return of command postconf -m displays that pcre is supported. btree cidr environ ...
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Stopping postfix - are messages queued when postfix is idle?

I am running some scans on my server tonight and would like to disable email notifications since there is a chance for a LOT of them to be sent out. I am planning to issue service postfix stop ...
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How to change the communication port between postfix and other servers?

I am having this trouble with our mail server (postfix): I try to send a test mail using mail command and it runs ok: mail mailamilmail@gmail.com Subject: bla bla (CTRL+D) But when I look to tail ...
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Does default postfix installation support ssl and sasl2 Linux Mint (Ubuntu)

I am trying to setup a postfix mail server locally only to send mails on Linux Mint 16. I was successfully able to send mails to non TLS MTA, but not to gmail. Later I found that I need to configure ...
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How can I configure Postfix to silently drop/discard/reject mails that were sent from specific users to an external address?

How can I configure Postfix to silently drop/discard/reject mails that were sent from specific users to an external address? It should work only for specific users E.g: abc@localdomain can send ...
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Use /etc/aliases for outgoing mail relayed by postfix with local domain

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with postfix configured as satellite system that relays outgoing mail to Gmail. For sake of example, my registered domain is example.com I want root cronjobs' error output to be ...
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Restricting who can send to an email address

I'd like to do so that only certain From: addresses can send to an email address (mailing list) on an Ubuntu system running Postfix. Understanding the Postfix the manuals are requires a lot of ...
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Ubuntu Postfix Open LDAP integration - no SASL authentication mechanisms

Ive followed all the steps in https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Postfix/DovecotLDAP but I am getting a localhost postfix/smtpd[12520]: fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms in my /var/log/...
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Dovecot with CAcert certificates, Outlook can't connect to IMAP

I have quite standard installation of postfix and dovecot on Ubuntu 12.10. I generated my own certificates and got them signed by cacert.org. The process of creating certs was like below: openssl ...
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postfix, dovecot, rainloop, can't log in

I configured dovecot, postfix and squirellmail - everything works just fine i can send and receive emails. It's Debian Jessie 64 on ovh hosting (VPS SSD 3) I went one step ahead and i want to use ...
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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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[Solved]Postfix “Relay access denied”

I have built a new Postfix Server and have the following Problem. When I try to send a mail with the command "Mail" from another Server and the recipient is in another Domain i get "Relay access ...
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Postfix/Dovecot configuration Problem

I've a problem setting up my postfix with dovecot. After Login via Outlook and Thunderbird I'm getting a timeout. This is how my configuration looks like for postfix: postconf: warning: /etc/postfix/...
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/ Owned by postfix:root after installing iRedMail

I followed this tutorial to install iRedMail on my CentOS 7 x64 System: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-iredmail-on-centos-6-5-x64 Why the *"$@*3 is / now owned by ...
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Problems with postfix/dovecot unable to receive mail

Can't receive mail on my server but can send just fine. From what I can tell in the logs, it complains about timing out. I check the connection externally using telnet from my PC, I can connect to ...
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Magento can't send mails using postfix on ubuntu

For some reason mail() function fails when we try to send emails, I debugged the Magento base code and I found that it generates a call to mail function like this: $result = mail('test@test.net', 'My ...
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mailx: nss-config-dir=/etc/pki/nssdb/: No such file or directory

I am trying to send email using mailx using remote SMTP server (in my case it is office365 SMTP Server). Here is the command: # echo "THis is the Body of the email" | mailx -v -s "This is email ...
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Postfix no longer logs to /var/log/mail after it has been deleted and re-created?

I accidentally deleted the /var/log/mail file. Until that point I was able to monitor it using postfix stuff. Now, it seems that Postfix doesn't send its logs to /var/log/mail, since the file is not ...
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send fake email using mail clients

assume that, you have a pop3 email address saved on your outlook or other mail clients, if you changed your user information in account setting like the following attachment you can send any@any.com ...
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Microsoft seems to block email from custom domain for any address except one

I have a VPS server at DigitalOcean with a domain. There is a postfix server and a mailman (mailing list server) running on it. Also my personnal email address is @hotmail.fr (nobody's perfect) but I ...
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ISPConfig mail: Relay access denied

I'm running CentOS 7 with ISPConfig 3. Mail was working perfectly, but now (probably due to some update) isn't working. I was trying to reinstall postfix, amavis and update ISPConfig, but I can't get ...
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Postfix forwarding using virtual settings

I have gone over multiple articles which walk me through the process - I feel I understand the what and the why's - but I cannot send a email to test. Here are the steps in detail. Here is a ...
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Postfix address remapping

My website contains a form (contact us) that send an email (WordPress via Ninjaforms). I've configured both ninja-form and postfix to send the email from myname@e-levelcom.com However it keeps sending ...
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Postfix mailbox_transport and mailbox_command

I have Postfix set up in main.cf to use mailbox_transport=lmtp:unix:private/dovecot-lmtp as LDA, which works fine. I also need to enable mailbox_command in order to pass internal sanity checks as ...
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SMTP issues - unable to connect : CentOS 6.5, Postfix, Dovecot, MySQL

I'm trying to setup an email server on a CentOS system with Postfix, Dovecot and MySQL. I'm following this article for an Ubuntu system: https://library.linode.com/email/postfix/postfix2.9.6-...
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Procmail: Denying special privileges for “/etc/procmailrcs/default.rc”

I'm trying to setup postfix, dovecot and procmail to work together with virtual users. In the end I want to have virtual users and the possibility to add rules to sort incoming rules. For the last ...
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Using mail spool file for an entry in /etc/aliases gives errors in EL7

For years (with EL6 and before), I have successfully used entries like this in my /etc/aliases file: bugs: /var/spool/mail/bugs The idea being mail to a non-user can be shoved into a file for ...
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postfix MX host not found

Im am trying to send mail using Postfix, but I get the following error for all emails: May 13 12:44:46 myhost postfix/qmgr[12169]: A6D9644526: from=<x@y.com>, size=317, nrcpt=1 (queue active) ...
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Email not received with mail command from terminal in CentOS

I am trying to send mail with the following command: echo "Hello" | mail -s "Hello" myaddr@mydomain.com and than checking the exit status as: echo $? which outputs 0 Of course myaddr and ...
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Change Postfix email recipient on Ubuntu 15.10

I installed Postfix on my Ubuntu machine and i'm using Gmail's SMTP to actually deliver the emails using this tutorial. This is the email headers: Reporting-MTA: dns; crmpicco-desktop X-Postfix-...
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Postfix smarthost sends as root

I have a Debian 8 test server that has only root. I have configured it to send emails with https://wiki.amahi.org/index.php/Gmail_As_Relay_On_Ubuntu by making use of a new gmail account eg atuxxxxx6@...
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IPV4 supportive mail function in linux

I'm working on a linux machine where changes are not allowed. But While I use sendmail function I'm getting following error. sendmail: warning: inet_protocols: IPv6 support is disabled: Address ...
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Test if postfix is running

I'm searching for a reliable way to test if postfix is running from inside a bash script. My first attempt was simply trying pidof postfix, which doesn't work. Then I tried to get the postfix status:...
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Postfix internal scheduling of email servers; loadbalancing and use cases

I've learned about the parameter smtp_randomize_addresses and am curious which use-cases where one would benefit to have the same priority for MX records and allow Postfix to randomly pick email ...
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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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fetchmail doesn't get mail from provider

somehow can't get fetchmail to work properly... it wont get email from provider but it connects to properly # Configuration created Tue Feb 10 10:18:32 2015 by fetchmailconf 1.52 $Revision: 4636 $ ...
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Postfix doesn't send mail, complaining about “Host or domain name not found”

I followed these instructions in order to send mail and here's the Postfix log: Sep 26 00:46:24 tshepang postfix/smtpd[5728]: 8EE2464931: client=localhost[127.0.0.1] Sep 26 00:47:44 tshepang postfix/...
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Postfix: error while loading shared libraries: libmysqlclient.so.16 [closed]

postfix: error while loading shared libraries: libmysqlclient.so.16: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory [root@localhost ~]# mysql -uroot -p*** -e "select version();" Warning:...
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how to adjust the boot sequence using systemd

I need to send email using postfix as server once wifi has received IP address (based on dhcpcd). It seems that systemd by default boot postfix before wifi (wlan0) is ready. The consequence associated ...
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postfix - unknown group: vmail

I have a VPS running Debian 8 in which I used this tutorial to set up. It is running dovecot and postfix. Recently I have started receiving errors every few minutes in my mail.err log file which look ...
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Install mdadm without postfix in ubuntu trusty

I want to build a RAID system on top of Ubuntu Trusty. When I do apt-get install mdadm A screen pop up asking me to configure postfix. Because I will run this installation in automation script. Is ...
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Why postfix doesn't verify the sender is who they say they are using reverse dns, SPF or DMARC?

Making sure postfix isn't an open relay, I tried to send a mail from my mail address towards my mail address, the telnet log goes like this: Resolving hostname... Connecting... SMTP -> FROM SERVER:...
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Include another file in Postfix proxy configuration

I am trying to configure Postfix with FreeIPA and need to provide the bind DN, base DN, password, servers etc. for LDAP proxies. These need to go into four different configuration files, making it a ...
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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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CLIENT wrappermode (port smtps/465) is unimplemented

I am getting the following error when I try to send email using a relayhost from a CentOS 7 server using postfix: Oct 19 19:53:08 localhost postfix/pickup[7174]: 64DAF1A53CB: uid=1002 from=<me&...
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How to install postfix for sending mails to admin only?

I have a VPS running Ubuntu 13.10 on Digital Ocean. I'd like to install postfix on the server, but I want it to be able to send e-mails only to my e-mail address whenever a system message wants to be ...