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

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Postfix not connecting to postgres pool with local ip address

I have a postfix e-mail server that is contacting a database to query and verify e-mail addresses etc. It connects using pgbouncer to cycle through connections, however my problem was that the '...
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Posftix configuration with antispam

I have postfix with anti spam and when anti spam returns status 554 (spam mail) to postfix the mail is bounced to the sender. Is there a way to decide another action for postfix for 554 like reject. ...
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Postfix / Dovecot Mail appears in logs, but not in its respective folder

I'm currently trying to set up Postfix with Dovecot, but something does not seem to work the way it should be. For some reason, mails I sent to my mail account appear in the logs, but do not become ...
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Signing-milter / SMIME - how are this email signed incorrectly?

I have a problem with signing-milter (http://www.signing-milter.org). The problem is that the -b flag is required, and the -b flag is not recommended because it outputs non-RFC compliant email. ...
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postfix - warning: connect to transport private/smtp: Connection refused

I have been having trouble with my postfix+dovecot mailserver. Every time I try to send an email to a different server (gmail etc.) I get the following messages in the log: postfix/qmgr[28918]: ...
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postfix how to allow domain but block subdomains

I have a postfix mail gateway that passes mail to and from a domain. I want it to reject mail to or from subdomains of that domain. Is there a simple way to do that?
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Conditional relay with credential based on domain recipient?

I use postfix to send email directly, but sometimes outlook.com won't deliver my business email messages. After changing the SPF record, the delivery succeeded, but goes to the recipient's Spam ...
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Can't connect to my email server

Recently I transferred my domain to NoIP, and I had to create a mail server. (I had to transfer to noip because I can't setup a static/fixed ip as I am particular not a business, and I don't have a ...
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How to configure postfix Ubuntu with a tk domain

I have a free my.tk domain and I want to send emails with it using postfix running on my Ubuntu server. Please look at the my.dot.tk website and post a step by step tutorial on how to configure ...
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What have I done wrong with my Postfix config?

My mailserver has been sending emails fine and dandily to newsletter subscribers via the Mandrill app, but I have not been receiving emails on the domains I want, I only want mails to go to the user ...
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Postfix - SMTP mail delivery failed with “Connection timed out” error

I have installed postfix mail server in ubuntu machine. I am facing some issues with the mail sending to other domain mail servers (Google, Yahoo, Outlook...). I am using virtual domain to send the ...
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Forwarding Postfix email to multiple users not working

My /etc/postfix/virtual currently contains (emails obscured for privacy) teals@example.com example+teals@gmail.com, other_example@gmail.com, third_example@gmail.com example@example.com example@gmail....
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Why my Email server Mark as Spam?

Hi I have installed emails sserver and I was configuration with SPF, DKIM not relay. but still mark as spam when sent into another mailserver. here my header when sent into gmail. Delivered-To: test@...
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Softfail with properly configured SPF

I have just set up a mailserver with postfix+dovecot. Sometimes, when I send an email, I get an SPF softfail (the other times, the test passes). It seems postfix isn't communicating the IP address ...
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Avoiding Mail Server Inconvenience

We run our own web server (Apache on Ubuntu) for a bunch of non-commercial websites, but there was no mail transfer agent installed on it, since they are complex to configure and maintain. You need to ...
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macosx: How to unblock SMTP port?

In /var/log/mail.log I see runs of time-out errors in quick succession, like this Dec 13 15:50:31 myserver postfix/smtp[2911]: connect to alt2.gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com[74.125.138.26]:25: Operation ...
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Postfix - relay issue on my end?

Maybe someone experienced more than me in Postfix can help me out a bit. mail.log:Dec 11 22:14:36 server596 postfix/smtp[31301]: 3A5BC17AC00D: to=<int@njsbw.com>, relay=njsbw.com[1.82.230.122]:...
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postfix relayhost send as user@example.com

I have a working setup of a postfix installation, but because I have a dynamic IP, gmail refuses any messages I send from my server. I searched arround and found that with relayhost I can send ...
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How can I have Postfix add a header to all outgoing mail based on command?

I would want to have postfix to run the command: /usr/bin/hashcash -mXb 26 <RECIPIENT1> <RECIPIENT2> ... <RECIPIENTn> and add the output of this command as a header. How can this be ...
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POSTFIX is possible to detect when mail was read

I have a problem that I need to check when in the morning the first mail of some account was read. We are using POSTFIX mail server and system is UBUNTU. is this possible?
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Multiple postfix instances one host

I have a server on which i need to add setup a second postfix configuration to send e-mail (doesn't have to receive) that's being sent in from a PHP web application that's hosted on the server aswell. ...
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Postfix SMTP message being marked as SPAM by Gmail and Yahoo

I'm having a problem getting my low-volume of legitimate email messages through the SPAM filters of Gmail and Yahoo. I have followed Gmail's guide here: https://support.google.com/mail/answer/81126 ...
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postfix problems with pattern in virtual file

We are trying to forward all emails to a specific email address. I think everything is set up okay, such as 'main.cf' and 'virtual-regexp' files. If we put the following in the 'virtual' file, the ...
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Some mail from newly setup mailserver flagged spam by GMail

I have just setup a new mailserver using Postfix on CentOS 7, the machine serves as mx for two domains, domain1.com and domain2.com. The server's hostname is domain1.com and it has the correct PTR ...
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Postfix SMTP SSL config: Can't send email but can receive it with SSL

I am trying to finish configuring my postfix/dovecot mail server that sits behind my home's router/firewall. I'm on Mint/Ubuntu 12.04. I'm close. I can connect/retrieve emails via SSL but can only ...
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Postfix can send but not receive mail

I just finished following this tutorial to set up a postfix mail server on ubuntu 14.04: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-setup-postfix-on-ubuntu-14-04 When I ...
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Can't receive mail, but can send mail? Centos 6 Postfix/Dovecot

I followed this tutorial to setup my webmail on centos 6: https://www.rosehosting.com/blog/mailserver-with-virtual-users-and-domains-using-postfix-and-dovecot-on-a-centos-6-vps/ Everything is setup ...
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How to deal with mail senders failing on STARTTLS?

I try to use my mail server richtercloud.de for subscriptions to vger.kernel.org mailing lists. I set up postfix 2.11 running on Ubuntu 14.04 and sending and reception works. I set up postfix to ...
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How to add new 'From' email id each time sending email using PostFix server

I am new to PostFix and have setup PostFix as a server recently. In the testing, PostFix is working fine and relaying the emails with 'From' email address stored in the PostFix credentials files likes ...
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I'm having an issue with all postfix mail being rejected with “relay access denied” - Centos 6.5, postfix 2.6.6

If I use smtpd_recipient_restrictions, everything gets rejected with "relay access denied". If I use smtpd_relay_restrictions, everything gets through and ignores the whitelist. Not sure what's up; ...
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Fatal error (bad field count) while configuring Postfix

I'm using this tutorial to configure a mail server using postfix, dovecot and mysql. While configuring Postfix I have to uncomment the following lines and then restart Postfix with service postfix ...
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dovecot WILDCARD SSL (certicate.crt, private.key, intermediate.crt) not working

I have installed dovecot and postfix and got it working, but when I change the ssl_cert_file, ssl_key_file and ssl_ca_file dovecot configuration to my WILDCARD SSL certificate (working on apache) it ...
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Postfix bcc to ldap address

I am using Postfix with AD, and I want to send a copy of every email to their manager. Therefore I have these entries: cn: staff1 mail: staff1@company.com manager: CN=Manager1,CN=Users,DC=company,DC=...
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sysvinit postfix startup script - only called with “status” argument

I'm having a problem with postfix not starting up on boot. boot.log doesn't show any information whatsoever. Starting the postfix service afterwards works as expected. I added debug information to ...
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Duplicate and relay mail from postfix

We currently use Google Mail for our teams email. We want to move to a self-hosted email server. Some of our team members prefer using Google Mails interface and asked if we could continue having ...
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Email Issue - “On Behalf Of Blackhole”

I am experiencing an odd email issue that I haven't been able to find any answers to. I have a Ubuntu server setup with postfix that uses mailgun to send emails. I'm not using the mailgun API, just ...
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Postfix auth with username containing an at sign?

How can I configure Postfix so that a user sending an email can authenticate with a full email address containing an at sign (@) and a TLD, such as "info@mydomain.com"? Currently my "info" account is ...
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Server (with Postfix) is forwarding my email using a .forward file, is it still saved on the server?

I'm using Postfix on my server but not really using that for much because I have a .forward file setup for all accounts which forwards the email to someplace else, and never sending through the server....
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Linux/Postfix with relay: I can openssl to relay host on port 465, but postfix does not seem to connect

This looks like a tough one to me: I'm configuring postfix on my local home server running ubuntu server 14.04 LTS I was able to send outgoing mail through my relayhost on port 26, everything worked I'...
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Detect spambot on ubuntu 12 TLS

Recently I discovered in my mail log that there is an enormous amount of spam being sent from my home server. I am running no websites, just zpanel. I closed down all the ports and am monitoring the ...
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postfix doesn't work with IP as hostname

Using Ubuntu 14.04 x64 I had a working installation of Postfix which was handy for sending emails in my terminal, but I had an issue with an application that was critical for my workflow. In order ...
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Postfix Relay Access Denied When Sending To Gmail With Telnet

I have postfix and dovecot setup to deal with mail for my domain. imap appears to work ok when reading local mail but when i try to send an email using telnet with localhost and the smtp port it gives ...
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Sending mails and narrowing what script does it

I'm using a very old Ubuntu server that was some time ago a mail server which was infected. Sadly there is a running web page on that server. Some script/page/malware is trying to send a lot of spam - ...
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Strange emails in postfix queue

Currently I am not sending any emails, I have postfix and dovecot installed but in the in the postfix mail queue I see strange emails almost every minute, i dont know from where is this spam ...
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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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Postfix to send all mail to /dev/null except one address (alias)

My postfix server is working on a particular domain name through a relay, so it's like that: Client send to abs@subdomain.domain.com -> domain.com production mail server -> internal mail server on ...
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postfix virtual redirect not working properly

I setup postfix on one of my server to redirect incoming mails via virtual.db . I already changed my main.cf and added "virtual_alias_domains" & "virtual_alias_maps" my "virtual" file looks like ...
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Local SMTP Server — prevent spam flag?

I opened up port 25 on my router, so now I can use sendmail to send email. However, the emails I send are being marked as spam by my personal gmail account (understandably). The "from" field defaults ...
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Google Mail blocking emails sent by postfix

I have set up an email server, but I have a problem with sending mails to Gmail. This is my /var/log/mail.log: Jun 4 20:49:26 jenny postfix/qmgr[6064]: 4CBDB67482: from=<mail@[...]>, size=627,...
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Ubuntu + SSL ports + AVAST

I have an interesting problem with communication via standard SSL ports. Fresh installed Ubuntu 14.04 server + Postfix + Dovecot, SASL authentication provided by Dovecot, self-signed certificate ...