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

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Using both maildir and .forward for postfix

I have a postfix server for handling mail, and trying to finalize my user configuration. If I put a .forward file in a user home directory to redirect his mail, it works. If I remove it, to use the ...
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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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Postfix: SMTP, use port 587 rather than 465

I have set up a mail server on AWS EC2 using the instructions from Flurdy: http://flurdy.com/docs/postfix/ it has mostly gone well. My issue is that I would prefer to use SMTP port 587 with TLS ...
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gmail reply to forwarded mails fail

I have a mail server postfix, and for an account i forward mails to gmail. user1@domaine1.com => user@gmail.com The forward works, but in gmail when I try to reply to forwarded mails I have a fail : ...
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Remote reconfig email clients from mail server

Today I got very interesting info. My friend use Outlook and Android Email application for using mails. Strange thing happed that Mail Administrator changed passwords for accounts, and without sending ...
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Disable Clamav / Amavis / SA in Postfix on Debian

I would like to disable Clamav / Amavis / SpamAssasin in Postfix on Debian Squeeze 6.0.8 as I have I outsourced my AV to other server. I tried commenting content_filter and receive_override_options ...
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Postfix receives mail, seen in /Maildir/, but no mails when connecting through Thunderbird (IMAP)

/var/log/mail.log seems fine to me Dec 10 16:30:21 server dovecot: imap-login: Login: user=<mailtest>, method=PLAIN, rip=my.ip.addr.xxx, lip=ser.ver.ip.addr, mpid=23682, TLS, ...
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Query regarding smtp_fallback relay in postfix

I have 3 postfix instances in my server. I am trying to configure my server in such a way that, the deffered mails in 1st instance need to be relayed to the 2nd instance. Thereby i can reduce the ...
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configure postfix mail server in ubuntu server

Is that possible to setup postfix mail server in my system(ubuntu server) with the details I have domain name e.g: testdomain.in testdomain.in is pointing to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx(our cloud based windows ...
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DKIM configuration on Debian

Due to the fact that many e-mails we send with our company address do not get delivered, rejected or marked as spam, I searched for a solution on the web. One of the solutions I found was to use DKIM ...
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can not receive mail by own created mail from gmail

I want to create my own mail ID like myname@mydomain.in instead of paying extra to google for extra mail ids as I have already myname@mycompany.in. Things I have are mydomain.in(I paid for this ...
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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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What all is required for email from my server to pass through spam filters?

I have a serverbeach server with postfix installed. The hostname is something like p3204059.pubip.serverbeach.com The FQDN is specified as NONE for the server itself. I clicked change ptr record, ...
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ip set for smtp mail failed

I config smtp server with postfix , and Debian 6. I set 1 ip from 4 Ips of server for smtp server mail.mydomain.com xxx.yyy.zzz.hhh but when I send mail with smtp server , Destination server ...
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Postfix smtp send error - what's wrong here?

I am currently setting up a new virtual private server with Debian Wheezy. I managed to install postfix, dovecot (IMAP) and MySQL. Up to now, I can successfully login via SSL with an external mail ...
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Redirect 'host-based' requests to a port (inside a docker container)

I'm trying to achieve this fun project of having multiple 'postfix/dovecot' instances inside a docker container. I'm searching for 'something' that would redirect any incoming request on port 25 ...
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Every minute incoming, rejected connections to SMTP

I have a feeling my server is being lazily DDoS'ed, though, I have never experienced it before, so, I may be wrong. Every minute, my journal logs the following 3 entries: Nov 05 21:10:47 ...
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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 ...
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Email test deferred (mail transport unavailable) with ClamAV

I'm trying to set up a simple new mail server; when I send a test email to the server the email is getting hung up during delivery (user mapping is found) and the email is never found in ...
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NOQUEUE: reject: Relay access denied

I recently setup a mail server following the instructions on linode.com (https://library.linode.com/email/postfix/postfix2.9.6-dovecot2.0.19-mysql) except I am using postgreSQL instead of mySQL. ...
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Postfix: change recipient_delimiter with virtual_mailboxes

I have an email setup using Postfix, Dovecot, PostgreSQL. I am trying to change the recipient_delimiter to be - (dash) instead of + (plus) but the address are being rejected. In order to get the + ...
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postfixs email rejected with forged ehlo/helo error 550

i have multiple ip addresses and domains and configured postfix to use the correct ip address according to the sender-address using a map now there are still servers answering with a forged 550 but i ...
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mozilla thunderbird can receive emails but cannot send (imap/postfix)

i run a dovecot imap server on an ubuntu 8.04 machine (old, i know, but there's no chance of an upgrade any time soon). anyway, all was working smoothly until i rebooted the server the other day and ...
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Mail server configuration on Ubuntu 12.04

This is kind of a basic question and it might sound stupid but I am new to this whole mail server thing and I am trying to learn how to setup one. I have a VPS server which runs Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Different routes for different TLD's in postfix

This might come as an odd request. Thank you for looking at it. I am setting up a series of postfix+dovecot+mysql mail servers internally. I am having trouble figuring out how to make them both ...
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Postfix error logs with random emails on my domain

I was trying to figure out why my MySQL service keeps crashing, and a quick look at the logs shows hundreds of postfix errors like this: postfix/smtpd[59256]: NOQUEUE: reject: RCPT from ...
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Can I reconfigure postgrey to keep mail instead of rejecting it?

I have postgrey on my mailserver and it works really well. I actually suspect it works a little too well in that there are quite a lot of faulty mailservers out there that don't bother retrying. ...
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post fix to send and receive mail to gmail using free domain and private ip

I would like to configure mail server to send and receive mail from all domain such as gmail and yahoo using postfix in my laptop. Should I have a paid public static ip address for this purpose? or ...
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Connection timing out when connecting to Milter service

I'm using a VPS with CentOS 5, containing Postfix and OpenDKIM. I have set up OpenDKIM using this guide. Everything seems to work properly as the log in /var/log/maillog does not report anything other ...
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Can't run postfix on Mountain Lion due to missing system_user_maps.db

When I start postfix, I see in /var/log/system.log the following error: error: open database /etc/postfix/system_user_maps.db: No such file or directory How should this file be created so that ...
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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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postfix on Linux won't restart after kill postfix-process

Briefly: I had a problem with postfix. That is why I killed the process. Problem now is that I can not start it again. How can I solve this? And what additional information do you need? Output from ...
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Do I need postfix for /var/mail/root to work?

I want crontab to log errors. As far as I know, this is being logged to /var/mail/root, but it doesn't seem to be working. Do I need to install postfix for this to work?
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Why use googlemail smtp server instead of your server?

I ran into this post: Getting Postfix to work on Ubuntu with Gmail which describes how to use gmail as relayhost for postfix. And I'm wondering what would be the benefits of doing so? I have some ...
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Forwarding with postfix: prevent rewriting of from address

When I send a mail via php mail then postfix rewrites the from address like this. For example: From: info@mydomain The from becomes: username@myhosthame How can I stop this from happening? I want ...
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fetchmail/postfix - bounce message if it is too big

I have an Ubuntu mail server that retrieves mails from ISP by fetchmail and delivers it through amavis and postfix. Postfix has a size limit of about 20MB. Mails larger than this are removed from ...
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Postfix Autorespond - “recipient address rejected”

I have an issue with postfix. If I set up an autorepsonder (I use a postgresql db, so I insert mailbox#mydomain@autoreply.mydomain.net into alias table; of course this domain is listed into postfix's ...
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Configure Ubuntu Server VPS to send mail without going to spam

I have installed and configured Postfix on a VPS. I have managed to get it so I can send and receive mail. However every time I send mail from It, it get's marked as spam and was wondering how I ...
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OpenDKIM Signing return fail when spaces in mail

Few days ago I install OpenDKIM Signing using on my CentOs 6 server by manual - http://stevejenkins.com/blog/2011/08/installing-opendkim-rpm-via-yum-with-postfix-or-sendmail-for-rhel-centos-fedora/. ...
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Multiple config file postfix

Our mail server was configured using this tutorial: Pixelinx - Creating a Mail Server on Ubuntu (Postfix, Courier, SSL/TLS, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, Amavis) Now it can receive/send email using his ...
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milter-reject: END-OF-MESSAGE

Few days ago I install DKIM Signing using on my CentOs 6 server. Yesterday All websites scripts unexpectedly stopped sending out mail. At /var/log/maillog I look: Aug 10 00:26:45 lcnoju8613 ...
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How to configure Postfix so that I can authenticate via SMTP to localhost

I have a Postfix MTA configured to which I can perfectly log in from remote via SMTP (Thunderbird, Python, etc.) but when trying to use the same script with the same credentials while locally on the ...
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How to configure iRedMail on nginx?

I have configuration for iRedMail: server { listen 80; server_name mail.myserver.com; rewrite ^(.*) https://$server_name$request_uri? permanent; } server { # By default we ...
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Why does postfix take so long time to receive emails from gmail?

How can I manually check for an email from the command line? How can I force postfix to receive/update emails? The email from gmail takes 8 minutes till it will be received by postfix. How can I ...
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Postfix not receiving mail w/ DBMail

I am using DBMail and Postfix together. It sends mail successfully and adds it to the "sent" mailbox-- but it won't receive mail, even mail sent to itself. My postconf: alias_database = ...
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Step by Step to install postfix using putty

I have problem with my php mail(). I have check smtp server is enabled. php.ini is as follows: [mail function] ; For Unix only. You may supply arguments as well (default: "sendmail -t -i"). ...
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DNS domain name not found sending email to postfix

I'm in the process of setting up a postfix server on an EC2 instance to send / receive email. I'm running into a series of problems, which I believe are mostly caused by incorrect DNS records. I ...
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Postfix will not send/receive mail

I recently installed postfix, among other programs, and have been configuring it. POP3 and IMAP are working just fine, but postfix seems to fail: # telnet localhost 25 Trying ::1... Trying ...
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maildrop/postfix with multiple mydestination locations and virtual users

My mail server hosts email for two different domains which it responds to as physical domains and also handles several virtual emails. Yes, this is insane, but postfix lets me do this. Recently, I ...
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Postfix : Connect to smtp.gmail.com[173.194.70.108]:587: Connection timed out

I was setting up Postfix on (Ubuntu 12.10). This is my main.cf file content : smtpd_banner = $myhostname ESMTP $mail_name (Ubuntu) biff = no append_dot_mydomain = no readme_directory ...