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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

4
votes
0answers
338 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
63 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
72 views

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. ...
2
votes
0answers
302 views

Remove root@localhost from e-mail's headers

I am trying to install an e-mail server in my CentOS server. I have installed and configured postfix and bind, but when I send e-mails I still get "root@localhost" and 127.0.0.1 in my e-mail's ...
2
votes
0answers
482 views

“Recipient address rejected” when sending an email with sendgrid

In postfix, I'm using relay_host to send an email to an external address using sendgrid, but I get an error about local ricipient table when sending an email from my PHP code. This is my main.cf in ...
2
votes
0answers
478 views

Postfix: change sender address of bounce (mails from fetchmail)

I am running a Postfix MTA. Fetchmail is used to get mails from several POP3 accounts. The problem is: If a mail cannot be delivered, e.g. because it exceeds the size limit of the mailbox, a bounce ...
1
vote
0answers
12 views

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>, ...
1
vote
0answers
35 views

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. ...
1
vote
0answers
15 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
79 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
71 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

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@[...]>, ...
1
vote
0answers
103 views

Email Spoofing - Bounce back messages

A client of mine (onto my mail server) receive back some bounces for mails that he haven't never sended to non-existent addresses. Of course, inspecting the header, the outgoing server isn't mine. I ...
1
vote
0answers
100 views

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, ...
1
vote
0answers
41 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
332 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
214 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
113 views

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/. ...
1
vote
0answers
166 views

Postfix configuration issue?

I don't know if it is the right place to answer this question (please tell me I will remove it). I have an error message when using telnet to send an email to ab account I have specified in my postfix ...
1
vote
0answers
194 views

postfix mail queue - get bottleneck - Debian squeeze

I have a problem with Postfix 2.7.1, Debian Squeeze: send and receive mail with no problem working locally, send e-mail outside work without a problem, the problem is when someone sends a large ...
1
vote
0answers
269 views

Dovecot/Postfix-mysql e-mail Aliases are not correctly forwarded

I recently set up Dovecot/postfix-mysql on my Debian Squeeze Server and I have a bit of a problem. When ever I send a email to an alias (foobar@mydomain.com forwarded to foobar@gmail.com for example) ...
1
vote
0answers
188 views

In Ubuntu 12.04, how do you tell saslauthd to use getpwent instead of PAM?

I have a fresh install, upgrading from ancient Ubuntu 8.x, and I just can't figure out where this setting is supposed to be in Ubuntu 12.04. Please help! Thanks
1
vote
0answers
227 views

Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop: configuring postfix to send mail as

I have been learning how to use postfix to end email using the command line, which I find helpful when at work and I don't want to open a browser or switch to mouse, to send an email about my broken ...
1
vote
0answers
265 views

DKIM milter with Postfix doesn't sign additional headers passed to PHP mail() function

I use CentOS server with Postfix for mail sendind and my PHP application use mail(0 for mail sending. Some "FAQ" problem with this setup have been solved quickly using Google (e.g. passing "From" ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Postfix error: proxy-reject: END-OF-MESSAGE: 451

I installed mail server by using the fufix bash install script. I cannot send and receive messages. Keep getting this message in log: mail1 postfix/smtpd[25142]: proxy-reject: END-OF-MESSAGE: 451 ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

msmtp complains no auth method found

msmtp output: <-- 220 example.com ESMTP Postfix (Ubuntu) --> EHLO example.com <-- 250-schemacs.com <-- 250-PIPELINING <-- 250-SIZE 10240000 <-- 250-VRFY <-- 250-ETRN <-- ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

How can I set a conditional relay in Postfix?

We have Postfix setup to relay mail to our hosted Internet facing mail server. Is it possible to configure Postfix to relay mail differently based on the destination? We currently have it working so ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

How can I filter spam based on the return path in an email with clamav/amavis/spamassassin/postfix

I run an Ubuntu 12.04 server that hosts a few sites and has a handful of mail users. For email, I am using postfix/dovecot with clamav/amavis/spamassassin for anti-spam/virus. This works pretty well ...
0
votes
0answers
68 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Limit postfix e-mail-address to only receive from one domain, discard everything else

we have a new copying machine in our office, and it is capable of fax per mail and print per mail. what i want to do is to configure postfix in a way that our copier is capable of sending anywhere (so ...
0
votes
0answers
196 views

Why does postfix give “lost connection after EHLO” error when Gmail tries to connect to my SMTP server?

I'm trying to setup my gmail account so that I can send emails that appear to come from another email address I own (myuser@mydomain.com). Instructions to do so are here. When I try to do it, it ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

Postfix on CentOS - Cannot receive emails

I'm trying with no success to setup Postfix on my server so I need some help (first timer here). Basically I cannot receive emails from anywhere. If I send an email to myself or to another address ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Configuration step by step of Postfix with chroot with debian amd64

Please, I want to configure mailscanner with postfix, but in the documentation, they said "configure postfix with chroot", but i can't do it Is there any documentation that explain step by step for ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Postfix not working with non self signed SSL Certificate

I have installed postfix and generated a self signed SSL certificate, it was working, then, I tried to configure it to use my WILDCARD ssl Certificate that is configured to apache2. Then I started ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Postfix allows unauthenticated users to send “local” mail

I noticed that my Postfix setup allows to send mails without authentication to recipients within my domain. According to this question, it seems that anyone can send mails to my domain pretending to ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

user's mail server credentials for squid proxy

I have mail(virtual server, xen virtualization) and proxy servers on different physical machines. I have to configure squid proxy in such a way that users should be able to authenticate proxy using ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
100 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
132 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
56 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
67 views

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, ...
0
votes
0answers
95 views

Postfix configuration: how to properly setup local addresses

I am configuring Postfix and SOGo and when I trying to sent email from one local user to another I got the status bounced error, unknown user: Error log: Jun 9 09:26:28 mail postfix/local[24266]: ...
0
votes
0answers
145 views

Configuring email in PHP for Elgg using postfix

I am trying to setup PHP for running Elgg. I have PHP 5.5 installed in a Ubuntu 14.04 VirtualBox VM. I need to complete the following requirement (elgg requirements page) : Proper configuration and ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

Ubuntu - Change postfix domain

I used this https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-set-up-a-postfix-e-mail-server-with-dovecot and this ...
0
votes
0answers
21 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?