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Questions tagged [email]

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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evolution mail and exchange tls

Was informed this week Microsoft is about to lock down their exchange servers and allow tls1.2 only. I run evolution for mail and it is currently working nice with Exchange online. Does evolution mail ...
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mail fails with Name service error Host Not Found

when attempting to send mail I get Name Service error Host not found. This happens when using mail command: mail root@office1.oraclebox mail root@office1.oraclebox.com mail root@office1.oraclebox.vm ...
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SMTP Email not sent using cronjob - AIX [closed]

I have a bash script that sends email via SMTP server. It works perfectly and sends email when I execute it manually, but when it is executed using a cronjob it does not send the email. I am using AIX ...
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Move line that matches pattern to top of file (multiple files)

I've got a folder containing roughly 4000 text files, each of which contains an email and its headers. I want to convert all the files in the folder to one .mbox file, but to do that I need every ...
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Sendmail migration: Replicating all incoming mails to another mailserver

I am migrating a mailserver running sendmail 8.14.3 to a postfix server. The MDA on the new server is Dovecot. In order to ensure a seamless transition, it would be best if incoming mails are ...
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Pine Email Client and MFA

Can anyone describe how to deploy a Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) solution (such as DUO) to the text based email client Pine (out of the University of Washington)? Many University's have ...
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Claws Mail: import messages + folder structure from Thunderbird

I've exported a folder structure with several messages and subdirectories from Thunderbird to mbox files. I'm trying to import this to Claws via file>import mbox file... but, so far, it works only ...
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Sendmail authinfo for multiple users on the same relay?

I'm attempting to set up sendmail to use the mailgun smtp relay for some email invoices our company sends out. However, these are originating from a handful of different domains and when I try to set ...
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Hide “You have old mail” message when logging into shell?

I have a mail system set up on my server (Postfix + Dovecot) that I use for personal and sys-admin email. Every time I login via shell (for all of my accounts), the message "You have old mail." is ...
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Sending attachments with GNU mail to @kindle.com

Background: I'm trying to set up a server to regularly pull RSS feeds, package them up in a mobi-ebook and send them to my kindle. Problem: If I configure the server to send to my @kindle.com email ...
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Why does cron use MTA to send emails, while we use MUA to send emails?

I have looked at the definitions of MTA, MUA, MDA, for example, https://ccm.net/contents/116-how-email-works-mta-mda-mua and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Email_agent_(infrastructure) In Lubuntu, the ...
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With “reject_sender_login_mismatch” I can no longer send email [duplicate]

I've added "reject_sender_login_mismatch" to "smtpd_sender_restrictions" as was suggested to me. Now I get this when sending an email: <my_email@my_domain.com>: Sender address rejected: not ...
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I can't send email via my own Postfix anymore due to enforced restrictions that I made

Until recently my server with Postfix has worked well. Then I enforced some restrictions to a) combat spam b) disable sending emails to me on behalf on my own name -- I have begun receiving emails ...
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Mailman auto-unsubscribe by bounce while all mail ids are valid in the list

I am working on Mailman version 2.1.12-14.el6.x86_64 and sendmail that came inbuilt with RHEL 6.0. My mailman does not directly send mails to the destined domains. It relays to another appliance ...
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How to get traditional email clients to send email which appears normal in Gmail?

A considerate friend informed me recently that emails I send (with Neomutt; could be Mutt or Gnus or Pine) look funny on his device: Apparently Google doesn't invest much effort in properly ...
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What utility can add a delivered_to line to an email based on To: and Cc:?

TLDR: I need a utility that reads an email and looks at the To: and Cc: fields to find an email address from a list of knows addresses. If it finds one I want it to output the email with an extra ...
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Add file (as attachment) to existing email

Is there a way to add a file to an existing email with mutt? It is an archived (i.e. old) email and I’d like to add a pdf to it for reference. Of course, it’s possible to forward / resend it to ...
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View attached mails in mutt

I'm just trying to view an attached MIME mail (no, this isn't a spelling mistake, there is a mail attached) in mutt, but, as the attachment is recognized as text/plain, mutt just shows up the header ...
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how to mask email address joebl**@******.*** using sed/awk/grep/etc [duplicate]

I have some emails where I would like to mask all characters except the last 2 before the @ sign and mask everything after that. For example: <joeblow@joeblow.com> Desired output: <joebl**...
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How to add Date: header to received emails without break DKIM signatures

Some server send email without Date header, and Thunderbird doesn't recognize the date.So, I want to use following settings and add Date header. local_header_rewrite_clients = permit_inet_interfaces, ...
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Claws Mail gpg uid

I have a gnupg keyring with three uids. When sending an email using Claws Mail the default identity (myself1@firstmail.com) is always used to sign the mail regardless of the mail account used to send ...
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Sync gmail using mbsync (isync) on debian linux using XOAUTH2

I am trying to sync my mails from gmail to my local mail server using mbsync. But i keep getting an error Error: SASL(-4): no mechanism available: No worthy mechs found Here is my .mbsyncrc file: #...
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Bypass some domains in exim $message_body if condition

I have a custom exim email filter, sample of which is shown below. Just trying to work out how to bypass the "$message_body contains" part of my filter for specific sender domain names such as ".com" ...
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Notification email when someone SSH Linux Centos7 workstation (output of the command who)

My Linux workstation is part of a shared Network. I would like to receive a notification email every time someone SSH my workstation. For that purpose, I opened the file ~/.bash_profile in gedit (my ~/...
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Mixing local and remote IMAP folders in Neo/Mutt and iSync?

I've currently got Neo/Mutt configured alongside iSync for a few different accounts. Everything syncs up and I've got the Mutt client configured roughly how I want it. However, I run into issues when ...
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Slice between two strings (email + word) [closed]

I need a way to slice everything after an email appears and before certain text appears. Example formats are shown here: email@email.com:0:3rw3e:weofkew:StackOverflow= email@email.com:19.2132.1:...
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Design of Watchdog Alert System to Detect Missing Periodic Emails [closed]

I'm looking for ideas on how to automatically receive an alert (by email would be nice) if a specific periodic email were not to arrive. I would not necessarily have access to the system that ...
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Does /usr/bin/mail have a queue?

RHEL 5 I'm using a perl service monitoring script (written by a colleague that is no longer with the company) running on an old RHEL 5 box. If a service is down, it sends an email alert to the root ...
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Sylpheed not auto checking IMAP accounts

I just installed Sylpheed 3.5.1 from the Debian repository. I configured my 3 IMAP accounts (2 GMail and a Yahoo Mail), and they all work properly, sending and receiving mail as they should be. I ...
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Capture of logs in HTML and send via email?

I have created a script to shutdown Oracle database but unable to send the output of shutdown while the database shutdown completes successfully. I only receive email of the echo part but not the ...
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How to group mails by sender and sort them by the time received by sender in mutt

How to group mails by sender and sort them by the time received by sender in mutt? I have tried the following: set sort = sender set sort_aux = date-received Are there any tips? Am I setting the ...
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Securing ManageSieve Dovecot plugin

I've recently setup and configured dovecot and roundcube with managesieve and have been able to configure sieve through the roundcube plugin successfully. I've noticed that there is a Thunderbird ...
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Why is neomutt defaulting to nano? It's not my default editor.

I'm setting up a brand new computer and one quirk that I can't figure out is that neomutt is using nano as its default editor. My default editor is vim. Why wouldn't neomutt respect that?
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Cron Daemon - LibClamAV errors

I have been receiving since a long time following mails: From: Cron Daemon <root@autisticstory.net> Subject: Cron <root@cloud-vps> test -x /usr/sbin/anacron || ( cd / && run-parts ...
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Send email on SELinux violation

On my desktop I get a GNOME notification when an SELinux violation has occurred which makes debugging simple but for servers I do not have this. Is there any way I can set up SELinux so when there is ...
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What is the standard interface used by linux system programs to send notification mail?

My mail needs are simple. I only want to send system notifications via a non-SMTP hook. (The hook sends out to a mailgun account over https). I imagine all linux programs (e.g. cron) calling ...
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send email from terminal bad behaviour

I have the following script that i put togheter from the web, to send emails from terminal trough gmail. #!/bin/bash #sendGmail "FROM" "TO" "SUBJECT" "BODY" "ATTACHMENTS (optional)" FROM=$1 TO=$2 ...
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webmin e-mail server with calendar and contacts

We are currently using an old e-mail server that does work but it does not have many features. The administration of the servers is a nightmare. We use Thunderbird as our client. I would like to use ...
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How to setup nullmailer on CentOS 7.5?

We have an external smtp server that we usually use alongside with a nullmailer on a Debian server to send emails. Nullmailer is small, simple and works. Unfortunately, It is not available as an rpm ...
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Mailutils produces error can not send message

On my debian server I got exim4 installed. I know, that the MTA works because I can send mails with php and it uses the account configured in /etc/exim4/passwd.client However when I try on command ...
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Muttrc file for Gmail and Yandex

I have problems configuring mutt e-mail client on Lubuntu 18.04. 64 bit. First I installed Mutt using command: sudo apt install mutt Everything was ok, but when I tried to add my e-mail account (...
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Dovecot Immediate Connection Closed [closed]

I've set up a mail server following https://thomas-leister.de/en/mailserver-debian-stretch/ and when trying to connect a client (Outlook 365) it's unable to connect to the SMTP server. Checking mail....
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Send mails from one VM when postfix is on the other VM in the same server

I have a server with only one IP with three VMs running: http-proxy - IP 10.77.77.254 email - IP 10.77.77.101 services - IP 10.77.77.104 On the Host I select with iptables, which port goes to which ...
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How do I override the From field in Evolution?

In other email interfaces (Thunderbird, Gmail) I can send messages from my account (user@email.com) but override the From: field with another name and address, for example another address I control on ...
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Need exim >=4.86 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I need to update exim on one of my servers to at least version 4.86 to use it with rspamd. But the latest version provided by the OS is 4.82. Is there any comfortable way to get the latest version, ...
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Cannot send email with postfix MTA via mac Terminal

I followed this tutorial closely to set up a mail server on Mac OSX High Sierra. (The comments in this link are important since certain steps should be modified for High Sierra.) After I sent the ...
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Upload email from nnml to Gmail (or IMAP) [closed]

I have just found some tens of thousands of old emails in a Linux subdirectory which I would like to upload to GMail. GMail has an IMAP interface, so if your answer is IMAP-specific, that's ...
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awk: error : tent of \{\}

I use the following regex to find email addresses: echo "name@server.com" | awk '/^([a-zA-Z0-9_-.\+]+)@([a-zA-Z0-9_-.]+).([a-zA-Z]{2,5})$/ {print $0}' But it returns the error: awk: cmd. line:1: ...
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Is MTA responsible for wrapping lines

Are MTAs responsible for wrapping long header fielders and mail bodies? Put differently, can the MUA be a complete asshole (example below) and leave it to the MTA to wrap messages to multiple lines ...
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/etc/aliases for outgoing mail

/etc/aliases lets you redirect incoming email by simple lines like postmaster: root. Is there a standard UNIX file that lets you do this for outgoing email (via sendmail)? Eg. if you set bill.gates@...