Sendmail is the traditional MTA (message transfer agent), i.e. the traditional server program to send, transfer and deliver email. If your question is about sending mail in general, see the tag /email.

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How can I restrict incoming emails to AIX server?

How can we restrict all the incoming email traffic on to AIX LPAR? I can send emails from my root/user account to myself/my team. I would like to secure AIX LPAR. So for that, I do not want AIX LPAR ...
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Sending mail to lan ip failed

In a Ubuntu os, with sendmail installed (maybe as default installed package) but not configured, I tried to type both echo "Text message" | mail <dest_ip_address>\!dest_user and echo "Text ...
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Sendmail shell script not working

Can anyone help me please. I'm struggling with a issue since hours and can't seem to fix it. When I execute this script via shell it works and I also get the right email output sent to me, but when ...
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No Sendmail but ISPConfig Postfix

This is what php uses to send php mail with the php mail() function: ; For Unix only. You may supply arguments as well (default: "sendmail -t -i"). ...
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change the name for root mails from cron

I have two servers that are synchronized with rsync, one is the failover server of the other, so they both have the same name. Now root mails that are sent to my other account are all named from root ...
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What to do if you accidentally delete /var/spool/mqueue

Due to a bug in another script, there were 1000's of mails in var/spool/mqueue. I read somewhere that one should delete /var/spool/mqueue to prevent the messages from being sent. Unfortunately, ...
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What is the format for piping a message into sendmail?

I am using the following command to create messages on the fly, and send them: echo "Subject:Hello \n\n I would like to buy a hamburger\n" | sendmail email@example.com It seems that when you send ...
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Sendmail - I/O error “Premature EOM” in maillogs

We're using sendmail as an MTA to send confirmation emails to customers that place orders on another server running IIS. Occasionally we see lines like this in the logs: SYSERR(root): collect: I/O ...
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How can I change the from address in *nix mail globally?

I know that you can change the from address in *nix mail by specifying command-line options. However, is there a way to set it globally, so that it is respected by forwarding? I tried modifying the ...
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How can I forward local *nix mail to an external account while keeping the local copy?

On my Raspbian server, I wish to have local *nix mail delivered locally, as well as to an external address. /home/pi/.forward contains pi,foo@bar.com. I've run sudo dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config with ...
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CentOS - how to look for dropped connections from NIC

I'm running CentOS 5 and sendmail. Sendmail serves as an MTA for a webserver on the same LAN segment. Most emails go through, but I do get several errors in /var/log/maillog that read: Oct 20 ...
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How to configure sendmail.postfix to relay on exchange 2010?

I'm currently trying to figure out how to configure sendmail.postfix in Red Hat 6 to work with exchange 2010 relay. I've already configured our exchange server to allow our web server to relay. What ...
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How to enable STARTTLS in a Unix operating system

I am using old HP-UNIX server. I want to enable STARTTLS which is not there in the server. I went through some blogs all are saying something about certificates and keys but I don't have these ...
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Null message body; hope that's ok

I have the following command below as part of a cronjob. When I run the command via cron or at the command line, I get Null message body; hope that's ok. The contents of the email are empty but when ...
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Unix “Mail, Mailx and sendmail” command sending blank attachment on IOS

I am using the below listed code, which sends PDF attachment properly. Attachment can be opened in desktop computer and Samsung mobile but same attachment cannot be opened in IPHONE IOS. Below is my ...
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Make sendmail email me on SYSERR errors

I'm running CentOS5 and sendmail and occasionally I get a line like this: Oct 3 15:19:50 mail sendmail[23643]: s936Is4d023643: SYSERR(root): collect: I/O error on connection from web.address.com, ...
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Unknown sendmail entries in logfile

I've just received loads of junk mail to a capture all mailbox. I've looked at the server logs and can see below. I'm no expert on sendmail, relaying is disabled but don't understand what they mean. ...
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squirrelmail options not showing

I have installed squirrelmail, dovecot, postfix doing mailserver system. I also installed plugins for squirrelmail: compatibility, change_passwd. I use firefox to send/receive email ok but ...
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sendmail displaying issues

I'm having a issue with sendmail. I'm sending echo multiple text with sendmail (1 liner) but it isn't breaking up the line. my code is like this: $ echo "$text1\n$text2\n$text3\n$text4 | mail -s ...
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Why does sendmail's status keep changing to “dead but subsys locked”?

Every day I get the output of sudo service --status-all emailed to me using crond. The server is a CentOS 6.5 web server which I use to host a few WordPress websites. Occasionally sendmail will change ...
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Sendmail Message Fail

On my Redhat Prod Server I installed Sendmail that I will use to send DB Backup completion mails to my email id. When I send a email from My Server A 172.16.233.2 to my email id abc@domain.com. using ...
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sendmail configuration to use CNAME domain as the from FQDN

Why are CNAME not valid for sendmail email from sendmail? I have domain "blabla.com" which is cnamed to "bla.bla.bla.uk." I sendmail it automatically picking up the correct domain name I want to send ...
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How should I change root@mydomain when I send from mail() php function?

I've installed sendmail in Ubuntu as below: apt-get install sendmail Then I sent an Email to test, I received Email from root <root@mydomain>. I checked the content of /etc/aliases, but it ...
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Masquerading a From address in the format servername@mycompany.local in sendmail

Oracle Linux 5.10 Sendmail version 8.13.8 I'm attempting to send email from a linux server to an Exchange Server and have it delivered to an external address. Emails are currently being delivered ...
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/usr/sbin/sendmail: Permission denied

I am trying to setup the mail on my fedora 20. Every time I try to fire a test mail it tells me the permission is denied on /usr/sbin/sendmail. I checked the permissions and this is the output: ...
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How to turn off STARTTLS for internal relaying of emails?

I read with interest from sendmail guide that it is possible to disable TLS. I tried doing so for internal mails by adding the following lines in /etc/mail/access: Try_TLS:my.server NO ...
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Mail Delivery too slow with sendmail

We are using javamail to deliver mail for our applications. The mail function runs in a loop to deliver around 100 to 200 mails depending on the range we use. However, it taking more than an hour to ...
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I can't find executable file for sendmail?

I did a source install of Sendmail 8.14.4, and BerkeleyDB.4.1 in ubuntu14.04lts Amazon EC2. The installation was successfully compiled, as far as I know. With the installation of the source, I made ...
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Sendmail not masquerading email “Received:” headers

I followed the instructions from NixCraft site and try to masquerade my emails with the following configuration: MASQUERADE_AS(example.com)dnl FEATURE(masquerade_envelope)dnl ...
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How to block incoming and allow outgoing mails for a no-reply user on Sendmail?

I am trying to block inbound emails for no-reply user and allow it to send emails at the same time. I tried editing the configuration in /etc/mail/virtusertable with: no-reply@example.com ...
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where does Cron look for the default mail binary?

I have setup Cron Jobs to run inside a Chroot Environment, depending on the User/Group; I have noticed that these cron jobs, running inside the chroot environment, fail to send any mail. Log files ...
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checking sendmail status as NON root user

I am in the process of converting to CentOS 6.5 from 5.5 and need a way to check if sendmail is on or not. For reasons I don't want to go through, I need to be able to check if sendmail is ON as a ...
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sendmail not working

I have a website where mails are sent. Those mails from website (contact mail, booking mail) are being sent well. But when I go to shell with ssh and give sendmail myemail@mail.com it is not sending. ...
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Installing courier-mta causes sendmail to be installed instead

My Debian workstation will not install courier-mta. The command aptitude install courier-mta appears to complete without error, but actually installs sendmail instead. What I did I'll start without ...
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With opendkim, what might cause “signature doesn't verify” errors with Port25's DKIM email tester?

As far as I know, I've followed all the instructions in this post from Steve Jenkins about how to install and configure opendkim for sendmail under CentOS. ...
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How to access and manage a large mailbox (11 GB)

I've inherited a server which on the whole has been very well maintained. There are a few oddities which are no doubt the result of some executive decision taken by "someone who is not here now". ...
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Using port 587 with sendmail

I have been using sendmail to send out mails using internally available mail server. But currently port 25 is blocked for security reasons. I would like to know if there is a way to specify port ...
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How do I tell sendmail to say it's localhost instead of using its FQDN to combat spam?

When I started using sendmail to receive mail for my domain the server's FQDN wasn't set up right so it would appear to be localhost when other MTA connected to it. This seems to work fine. i.e. ...
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PHP mail() and Debian Wheezy Not Working

I am currently running my on debian wheezy with php5 installed. I was trying use the mail() function, and I realised that I will require a MTA/exim installed before it will be possible because the ...
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Letters from mail server comes as raw html (Outlook 2013)

I have two servers with sendmail(php, zf2) and I send mail (from both) to my outlook mail. Message body in html format. From the first email server it comes normally. But from second server letters ...
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Forward Only Email Server

I have a custom domain (I'll use the real domains cause I'm desperate at this point :) ) www.grantorino.io, and I want to forward all email addresses sent to yehiasalam@grantorino.io to ...
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Need help interpreting sendmail maillog response

I'm new using sendmail. I have sendmail set up to only transfer mail sent to "mydomain.com" to each user's personal email though none of the users are actual users of the system. I get a lot of ...
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Hit “sasl_decode error=-1” while sending mail via sendmail server on RHEL

Having installed sendmail and openwebmail on RHEL workstation 6.3, I can send email through webmail(cgi-bin/openwebmail/openwebmail.pl), but failed to interact with sendmail server in Perl script as ...
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send email to approximately 10,000 users in bcc using mailx [closed]

We have a requirement to send an email to ~ 10,000 users in BCC. We have used mailx command to send email to 10-15 users by using -b option and delimiting all the email id's with "," is there any ...
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Sendmail cannot write /var/spool/mail/root

I have a problem with sendmail (postfix is not installed) in my CentOS, the file /var/spool/mail/root is missing, I have tried to restart sendmail and send mail from shell with: mail -s "test mail" ...
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Where are my emails stored on CentOS 5.6

I have a CentOS 5.6 VM installation and currently have a handful of emails that I would like to get access to. When I run mail as root, I get: [root@dev mail]# mail Mail version 8.1 6/6/93. Type ? ...
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Mail command to send attachements

I tried the below command uuencode data.txt | mailx –s “Test Mail” “mrp@xyz.com” But I get the below error ksh: uuencode: not found. Null Message body; hope that' ok which clearly tell that ...
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Sendmail relay to dmz to another relay

We have two domains. One of which is isolated. We're trying to forward mail from one domain, through a DMZ to a relay on the other domain. Using EHLO through telnet works. Using the mail command and ...
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How can I configure postfix to send mail from my domain?

I currently have a VPS set up with postfix and dovecot, running on a mail server located at mail.noelforte.com. The setup works fine for receiving mail, as whenever mail is sent to @noelforte.com, the ...
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bind9 problem with mail server address

I had installed postfix but since I didn't needed it anymore I removed it. So now the dns is broken and every time I type localhost:8080 in my address bar the browser redirects me to ...