Postfix is a free and open-source mail transfer agent (also "MTA"), written in 1997 and still actively developed.

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set X-Original-To in postfix virtual forward

I am using postfix virtual alias map to forward email sent to our support email info@ourdomain.com to Zendesk at support@ourdomain.zendesk.com Unfortunately there is no information in the email ...
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How can I prevent that an user sends mail like another user on Postfix?

I am running a Mail Server on CentOS 7. All programs and system are up to date. My Mail Transfer Agent is Postfix, and it uses Dovecot SASL to authenticate the users. In Postfix's configuration, my ...
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Building a local mail server using postfix + dovecot + apache + squirrelmail on ubutnu server 15.10

i followed this tutorial to setup the mail server : http://www.tecmint.com/setup-postfix-mail-server-in-ubuntu-debian/ I managed to install and configure all the softwares , at the end i can send ...
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External mail from windows get rejected, local mail works

I have linux server with working SMTP server (postfix)... (I can send emails to gmail when connected to it via ssh) But if I send through bmail in Windows i get this in linux mailq: BB986640FC9 ...
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Ubuntu postfix sendgrid unknown mail transport error

I have configured postfix similar to this one: "Recipient address rejected" when sending an email with sendgrid $ /etc/postfix/main.cf smtp_sasl_auth_enable = yes smtp_sasl_password_maps ...
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CentOS - Postfix rejects incoming mails

I have VPS with Centos 6 with Postfix, Exim and Dovecot. When I try to send mail from GMail to mail account from my server I receive following error in /var/log/maillog: Feb 3 13:36:29 mobilepro ...
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Giving each domain unique IPV6 address for posfix SMTP

Today I faced a problem after setting up postfix as my mailserver and sending e-mail to a gmail email, which responded me with the following message: Our system has detected that this ...
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How do I resolve postfix installation issues?

There is some problem with postfix. When i try to remove it so that i can reinstall: learner@juggernaut:~$ sudo apt-get remove postfix Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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What are the potential and abilities of a MTA (postfix, exim, …)?

I'm trying to learn how to set a server using Postfix, this is a very complex craft and I can't grasp yet the full potential of this tool. I would need to know if it can do these actions : John Doe ...
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setting mx record on own domain

i have question about setting mx record. as i researched, mx record should be point A record that point actual remote address to connect. i am using amazon linux, and i installed postfix in my ...
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postfix to send email from a client

I own a domain company.com. All employees in company have gmail accounts. The domain registrar already provides email forwarding, so if I were to send something to bob@company.com, it would be ...
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PostFix Issue When Sending Emails through Outlook

I also have the Relay access denied issue and it's really disturbing me. I can send and receive normally from the web mail. However, when I configure the email on [B]Outlook [/B]without using ...
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Am I an Open Mail relay? Cent OS with Postfix, Dovecot,

After some time I build up an E-Mail Server again. I looked up different tutorial to do it right. I did it right or at least I can send and receive E-Mails. The most important thing for me is that ...
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Centos 7 - i am unable to send emails using postfix

I am trying to send an email from postfix to gmail, but it only says that the network is unreachable i have ports 25, 465 and 587 open both on firewall-cmd and my router. I am not experienced with ...
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Is it possible to setup a Postfix-to-Postfix mail queue?

My ISP is pretty awesome in that they block all the interesting ports (80 and 25 especially), unless you're willing to pay $300/mo for a "business" tier. So I want to get around them. I have my own ...
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configure postfix Recipient address rejected, mail and mailing list

I'm struggling with postfix configuration. I was moving my debian server to new host, and since then mail configuration is broken. I have a mail address info@me.com and a mailinglist list@me.com when ...
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Installing Spamassassin on CentOS - no external emails come in

I've installing Spamassassin on CentOS 7, with postfix and dovecot. Local mails work fine- but no external emails (other than my domain) come in. I disabled Spamassassin; all worked fine again. The ...
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Postfix relay though another postfix server

I have a postfix server on my LAN running with Virtualmin. I have a total of 4 domains on this server and I need to be able to send and receive email to and from the domains on this server. The issue ...
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git-send-email Causes “Must issue a STARTTLS command first” Error

I am attempting to send a patch with git-send-email through my Postfix mail server. Unfortunately, whenever I do, I just get this error spat back to me: <recipient@example.com>: host ...
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Sync Berkeley MBOX file with Evolution?

I set up a remote email system (so that I can have emails sent to my server). Now I mount the storage location of emails received with sshfs and have the mbox file on my local machine, however the ...
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How to pass through credentials in SMTP proxy with Postfix

I want Postfix to proxy SMTP connections from MUA on my client to another outer SMTP server. Since the outer SMTP server requires the Postfix proxy to authenticate with SMTP-AUTH, So I set my MUA's ...
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Postfix change virtual_mailbox_base

Is it possible to change the location of this /var/vmail folder? The situation is that I dont have space on my hdd so I bought an external one which is mounted on /media/mymail. I did copy the ...
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Opendkim Signature Failing

I have followed just about every instruction out there to set up opendkim on Ubuntu 14.04 with Postfix. My opendkim-testkey is successful. However, the DKIM signature keeps failing on Gmail and ...
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How to log postfix messages to a database?

mysql -u root -p postfix < /usr/share/doc/packages/postfix-mysql/postfix-mysql.sql +-----------+--------------+------+-----+---------------------+-------+ | Field | Type | Null | Key ...
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Dovecot authorization failure

I have set up an mail server on Ubuntu 14.04 basing on Dovecot and Postfix. So far, everything works well with my first user (in my case "webmaster"). Now I have added some more users but I cannot do ...
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Why is root email coming from a domain name when sending email from Postfix via SMTP to an Exchange server?

I wanted some email relayed out, so’s I ran sudo dpkg-reconfigure postfix and selected Internet with smarthost. I left the system mail name as my box—the server name, SMTP relay host as ...
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Receiving mails fails (milter service connection refusal)

I'm currently operating a server, on which runs a mailserver. The mailserver was configured by plesk and it worked fine until those messages appeared in my maillog: /var/log/maillog ...
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Can't receive external email in virtualmin

I have installed postfix and dovecot and webmin + virtualmin on my ubuntu server to run a mail server I followed virtualmin tutorial how to set it up. but now I can send outgoing mails but I can't ...
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postfix: how to apply spam-filter to incoming mail only

I am using spamassassin (or more specifically, spamc) for spam-filtering on my postfix mail server: in master.cf I have smtp inet n - - - - smtpd -o ...
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mail server with tls behind a cisco router

I have an email server with tls behind a cisco router. Tests for TLS connectins from inside prove that tls is configured just fine. From a host on a local subnet: zzzz@server:~# telnet ...
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Delivering emails for one user from two domains into a single mailbox in Postfix+Dovecot

I am setting up a mail server using Postfix+Dovecot on RHEL7. Though it is not required, I would like to set it up such that the mail server is able of hosting multiple domains. The problem that ...
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Mails to Microsoft's servers rejected

When I send an email to any Microsoft address it's instantly rejected. Searching for a while I find that only MS servers blacklist my IP, and I need to go to JMRP and ask them to remove it: ...
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Postfix can not send out email

i just installed Postfix on my Ubuntu but i can not send out any email, here postfix config file #myorigin = /etc/mailname smtpd_banner = $myhostname ESMTP $mail_name (Ubuntu) biff = no # appending ...
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Postfix error: Host or domain name not found

I am using Raspbian and the Postfix (version 2.9.6) service seems to be automatically run when I boot, but if I want to send a mail, the email stays in the queue: $ mailq 26CB72201F 443 Sat Sep 19 ...
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Postfix can send but not receive mails - Recipient address rejected

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 Server with Postfix 2.11.0 and 2.2.9 Since the last weekend my mailserver can only send emails but not receive them. Any help is much appreciated! :-) The Error in mail.log ...
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I'm Having trouble Receiving Incoming Emails on PostFix

I feel like I get thrown around when I ask questions on these sites (superuser/stackoverflow/serverfault) so please excuse me if my question is in the wrong place and point it out to me and I'll be ...
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Identify log file for SMTP that would indicate email sending errors

Some of our applications are sending emails via the local SMTP servers. If this local SMTP server was unable to deliver an email, we need to make sure an error is logged. Perform the necessary ...
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Postfix/Milter: Is it possible to avoid queueing a message but accept?

I am trying to use postfix to capture certain emails, process it out on milter (before queue filter), accept the message. But I don't want it to be queued into the mailbox (no need for the message to ...
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Postfix + Dovecot prevent vUsers to override previous Replies on the eMails

After I installed the iRedMail (Postfix, Dovecot, ....), the Business Request is to prevent the Users edit the Previous eMails Bodies during their Reply, Reply all, or Forward. I searched for ...
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I need to block the POP3 DELE Message by IPtables - Linux

I installed the iRedMail (Postfix, Dovecot, ....) and create Mailboxes for Users. But I hanged in the Deletion Request. I want to prevent vUsers (that have MAilboxes) from deleting the eMails ...
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How to bounce an email

I'm getting spam (thanks to NameCheap not properly cloaking my email address), and I'd like to bounce the emails back to the spammers so they think my account doesn't exist. They're not forged From ...
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Make postfix reject incoming email spoofed as from my own domain

I have a postfix server correctly configured to allow incoming mail to my domain, and to require authentication in order to send mail to any other network. A lot of spam that I get has a forged ...
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Mail classified as spam due to incorrect timezone in Date: header

I'm running a mail server using Postfix and Dovecot. My problem is that my emails are getting classified as spam, even though I have PTR, DKIM, DMARC and SPF set up correctly. The test on ...
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Receiving email on linux

I have a CentOS box with a basic postfix instance installed that has a relay configured. The box can send emails to the outside world (ie Gmail, Yahoo). The question is how can I get this box to ...
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Problems with postfix and sending mails

I have ran into problems while configuring my postfix for my CENTOS machine. Note:The mailserver itself should be localhost only and only be able to send mail internally. the following shows up when ...
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Why use both Dovecot and Postfix?

Just out of curiosity, there are dozens / hundreds of tutorials helping you setup a dovecot - postfix mail server. On the surface, both of them are email servers, why use both? Mail servers are ...
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Match .file with POSIX extended regular expression

I am trying to match any file with a dot in the front using POSIX extended regular expression. I know in regex this is ^\..*. This is what I'm using it in: #!/bin/sh MONITORDIR1="/hdd_1/path/to/dir" ...
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Postfix - How to send local mail with attachment?

I followed a guide on how to set up Postfix for local mail delivery. Guide: http://cafim.sssup.it/~giulio/other/Postfix_Setup_for_Local_Mail_Only.html I would like to send mail containing a single ...
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Postfix issue on Ubuntu

I have a little issue with my Postfix, I can't receive any email... Every time I try to send an email from an external source, I receive : Jul 28 11:05:38 DESTHOSTNAME postfix/smtpd[24871]: NOQUEUE: ...
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Postfix virtual map to username at domain

I'm trying to have postfix forward emails sent to a few different emails at a domain to the same Gmail address. I have gotten it to forward 2 of the 3 emails addresses I'm trying to forward but the ...