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Mailx is is not working

I have been trying to send emails throw Linux using echo "hi abhijeet2" | mailx -v Admin abhijeet123@gmail.com Whic works fine on other linux system ,but not working my system. I have tried to ...
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writing a script to mail all users online

I am taking my first Linux class and we are writing scripts. Currently I'm trying to write a script that will look at who is online and then send them a mail This is an entry level linux class so ...
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Can't send email using mail on cmd line but can using telnet smtp commands

On a ubuntu system I have installed postfix and set relayhost and mynetworks in /etc/postfix/main.cf config file. I can now telnet to port 25 on this server and send an email by issuing the SMTP ...
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How to configure sSMTP with CSF?

I have a fresh installation of Debian and I just installed Config Server Firewall (CSF) and sSMTP (with Gmail as SMTP server). Does anyone know how can I tell CSF to use sSMTP when it's sending ...
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Postfix mail server acting as an open relay

I'm trying to get postfix to work with mail clients (thunderbird / outlook), but the only way I can achieve it at the moment is by turning the mail server into an open relay, which is very bad, ...
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How do I enable subfolders in Dovecot?

In the past I was able to drag and drop my folder with subfolders (local emails) into my imap accounts inside Thunderbird. Now I moved to my own vps and its running Dovecot. So far so good with ...
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1answer
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How do I use OfflineImap / Isync with a server with self signed certs (reading emails in Mutt)?

I am trying to download my emails from mmy imap server (to use with Mutt), but hitting a wall here. I keep getting cert errors. I searched the web and found some solutions however those solutions ...
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1answer
85 views

How to use PGP private key with K-9 Mail on Android 4.x

Where do I copy which file from my OpenPGP installation on Ubuntu 14.04 on my Android 4.0 device to be able to import it into APG which is the en-/decryption provider I use in the K-9 Mail client?
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crontab still sending emails even with > /dev/null

I have a crontab (root) that runs a script and output is set to > /dev/null but I always get the emails whenever it runs. I only want to receive error emails. # Rackspace driveclient update (12pm ...
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1answer
15 views

Postfix Relay Based on Recepient

What is the best practice when one has to implement this sort of ruleset in postfix: Email sent to a@example.com, b@example.com, etc ought to be relayed to smtp.a.example.com. Email sent to everyone ...
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33 views

Can Thunderbird play sounds correctly on Linux?

I am trying to configure Thunderbird to play a sound when an email arrives and although i have set it there is no sound. When I try to test a sound via the Play button, the sound is not played. Is ...
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9 views

Unable to start Postfix from Virtualmin

I have a probleblem with starting postfix from Virtualmin, all email functions are disabled on my VPS. What should I do in order to re-enable it?
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1answer
48 views

Domain [ Understanding ] issue when creating a Linux email server

Ok, here goes my paradoxical question. For about 1 year into my hobby-ish career, I used to buy my domains and a hosting package from Reseller Club. I purchased their " shared hosting " plan and ...
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21 views

Client computer blocked by postfix

I have been trying to connect from a Windows client computer to a Postfix server running on a Suse Linux Enterprise 2012 SP3 but it has been completely impossible. Connection is not possible either ...
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217 views

AjentiV Mail Server Setup

AjentiV recently added support for mail server/ mail forward. I have been trying to get mail working on my domain but I have never set up courier or exim. I was wondering if anyone has instructions on ...
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1answer
39 views

Email spoofing in Linux (received message with no subject and content)

I'm trying to send email using telnet in terminal of my linux. I have connection with telnet now I have typed the commands below successfully. Unfortunately, I only receive the message with no ...
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1answer
28 views

IMAP server that handles its own accounts?

I have a Windows email server (not exchange) that I want to migrate away from. The Windows email server caused me some trouble in the past, and its time for it to go. I want to try a Linux email ...
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1answer
132 views

Configuring email on a CentOS server for proper sending

I have a CentOS server that hosts a public website containing a contact form. That contact form calls a php script that sends a mail. If I send a mail to certain domains I get errors like this : ...
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1answer
33 views

How to send email from Linux in a Windows Exchange network?

I have an Ubuntu server sitting in a Windows network (that runs Exchange), and I want to send email from it. The email will be To anyone, but only From one user. How in the world do I do this? We ...
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1answer
43 views

Host mail/file server/website at home

I cannot seem to find a good answer to this question. I'd like to use a computer I have laying around, as a file server, mail server, and possibly a website. I'm familiar with Linux (I use it as my OS ...
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0answers
79 views

Turn off notification of specific email account in Thuderbird (Linux Mint)

I have two Gmail email in Thunderbird. One is for work which I want to have notifications when new email arrives and the other is for other stuff like register emails. Is there any ways to turn off ...
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1answer
70 views

Send me email everytime a certain file is accessed from my apache server

I want to have my server send me an email every time someone accesses a PDF file on my webserver. Perhaps: tail -f /var/log/apache.log | grep pdf > ??something?? How would I generate a new ...
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1answer
57 views

error handling in case sentences [Shell Script]

I have this setup and I need when an error happened in the main script, to take this error to a $INFO_PLUGIN temp file, the problem is the script continues working after case and send also an OK ...
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1answer
254 views

Thunderbird on Linux unable to delete or move emails

I'm running Thunderbird 24.2.0 on Kubuntu 13.10. When I first start the app, everything works OK: I can delete individual email items (Delete key, "Delete" button, or right-click context menu option) ...
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82 views

mutt client: Not able to save sent messages in “Sent Items” folder

I have configured mutt as the mail client to send the mail using Linux command line. I have configured the mail client by saving the configuration in the .muttrc file. I am able to retrieve all the ...
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0answers
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Icedove (Thunderbird) isn't showing this year's mail

For some reason, Icedove is not showing mail received this year when I filter or search. It is currently January 2014 - and whenever I use a filter or search function to go through emails, it simply ...
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0answers
25 views

Simple multi-domain email management under linux

I was looking to a way to deploy a simple email ecosystem, with postfix, dovecot and antispam/antivirus milters in a fast and easy way, without configuring them one by one manually. I saw iRedMail, ...
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2answers
64 views

Read-only archived maildir tree from Linux

I have archived my old mails (from another system which goes back forever). I do NOT want to import it anywhere, but I do want to be able to read it. Ideally it should also work when I make everything ...
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2answers
124 views

is there an iptables rule to allow only email on port 25?

Is there a way to block port 25 for everything but mail communication? Had no luck finding an answer to this yet. Maybe it's possible to block every application but those related to above usage? I am ...
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2answers
1k views

Changing default from e-mail address for system accounts when using sendmail

I would like certain system accounts (root and www-data) to have the header From: Example Company <noreply@example.com> when e-mail is sent using either the mail or sendmail commands, or from ...
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1answer
79 views

Disabling smtp authentication for local mail on same domain

I am very new to smtp and am looking for something to deal with the current situation: I have several servers running really old software (music automation) and they all need to report in daily via ...
2
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1answer
660 views

unable to send automatic mail via bash script on Ubuntu 12.04: connect to mx3.hotmail.com[65.55.37.72]:25: Connection timed out

First, I apologize for my English (i'm french). I'm using Ubuntu desktop 12.04. I'm still learning Shell Scripts so I may have made a really simple mistake somewhere. I'm trying to write a shell ...
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29 views

Issues with Cron Mail

I am running a script via cron on a server named backup.server.redacted.org (name made up). The webmaster team's email address webmaster@something.redacted.org, which is the MAILTO= in our crontab. ...
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1answer
121 views

How to use a different SMTP mail relay for sending emails with a message size over 10MB

I use Amazon SES as a mail relay service for my emails as my server host blocks connections out on port 25. SES works great, however occasionally users send large attachments (>10MB). Whilst I could ...
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0answers
318 views

Geary Mail in Elementary OS only working for Gmail account

I have been running Elementary OS for a while now and believe it or not; I have only just yesterday, decided to setup my emails in theGeary mail client. I've successfully setup 6 email accounts in ...
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0answers
339 views

What is the right way to share a Thunderbird (v.24) profile between Windows 7 and Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS)?

I have the following setup: I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as a main working system (host) and Windows 7 running in VirtualBox as a secondary system (guest). I've created a profile in Mozilla Thunderbird ...
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1answer
56 views

nested aliases in /etc/aliases: which order?

my /etc/aliases (ubuntu 12.04 lts) already contains some aliases redirecting to root: postmaster: root clamav: root monit: root now I want to add another alias that redirects all root messages to ...
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1answer
388 views

Piping inbound email for specific users through a script with postfix

I'm trying and failing to setup postfix so that inbound email to a specific address is piped through a script. It's all new to me, and I think I'm simply failing to understand the complexities of ...
1
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1answer
101 views

Which is better for multi-use auth, MySQL, PostgreSQL, or LDAP? [closed]

I want to set up an Oracle Linux 6 server that gives users secure IMAP email (with dovecot), Jabber IM, FTP (with vsftpd), and calDav. However, I want each user logon to be able to authenticate all ...
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1answer
191 views

How to configure in crontab with condition statement for checks

We like to monitor the NAS storage mounted on a Linux box. We only like to be notified via mail when the usage exceeds a certain number, say 80. We have only seen in Linux books where most of them ...
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votes
1answer
92 views

How can I send e-mail from linux command line?

I have tried this, but it is not working: mail -s 'Teszt' myaddress@gmail.com < notes.txt
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1answer
1k views

Sending Mail on Linux via Bash/Command line

I'm currently trying to send mails via bash script on Linux. I searched the internet and found this code: echo "This is my body" | mail -s"this is my header" thisis@my.mail I don't get any ...
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1answer
148 views

uuencode to attach all files in a directory

I am using uuencode and mail to do basic file attachments to an email. $ path/to/targetdir/audio.gsm audio.gsm | mail user@mail.com This works but my problem is I am trying to find a way to ...
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2answers
680 views

DDoS attack on SMTP

I am not sure whether this is the right place to ask this. But now I am in a great difficult situation. Our server is undergoing SMTP DDoS attack. The mail service has been totally down. We have ...
1
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1answer
210 views

Unified inbox shows twice on Thunderbird

I'm using Thunderbird 24. If I show folders in Unified mode, my inbox folder shows up twice. If I choose the "All" folders mode, I see only one inbox. The issue started when I was using Ubuntu 12.04, ...
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0answers
102 views

how to send email from my linux web server [closed]

I created a PHP program for some purpose and it is working on a server I bought from Godaddy. From that program I can send emails, insert, update, delete information and do whatever I want. Now the ...
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0answers
192 views

Getting exit codes from LFTP

I'm using a short lftp script on cron to download files after they are uploaded to an ftp server. lftp -u user,pass sftp://server:port -e 'mget -c -E path/to/file/*.zip -O ...
2
votes
1answer
107 views

Arch Linux ARM: Send email after successful ftp transfer

I have a script running on my box that checks every 5 minutes to see if a certain time type was uploaded to a folder on my Ftp server. I would like for it to send an email when the transfer is ...
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0answers
241 views

sendmail does not send mail on Amazon Linux server

I am managing several servers at Amazon EC2, and one of them is not sending mail at all, strangely. All of them were set up using default Amazon Linux 64bit. The mail agent is default sendmail, and ...
-1
votes
1answer
74 views

Script to email admin in the event of an attack

I'm using a Script that would automatically do a dump of the attack as soon as it exceeds a threshold. The scripts looks like the following: interface=eth0 dumpdir=/tmp/ while /bin/true; do ...