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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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Is there a way to prepend to every email in Linux?

I want to set up my SMTP server so that every email I send has the same tag [TAG]at the beginning of the subject. Is there any way of achieving this?
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cpanel exim mails go to spam

I installed Cpanel on my server, and no matter what I try, maill always goes to spam folder. and unless I use -f option, the mail is shown from username@serveraddres (someuser@vpsxxxxx.ovh.net) I also ...
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Tuleap: mail configuration on CentOS [closed]

we are new to the tuleap community. in order to evaluate tuleap, I have made a full instalaltion on a fresh Centos 6.5. The mail feature seems not to work which is critci as it is the way to validate ...
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Tuleap : Can't send notification email

I have recently installed Tuleap on a Server Centos, and everything is good, execpt for sends mail. I begin with sendmail (by default) and try with postfix, same results/ Explication of the problem: ...
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Error sending email. Address is missing domain

I am trying to install an email server on a VPS box, using the following programs: Sendmail+Dovecot+Horde Now, I believe all y configurations were correct. Yet, when trying to send emails from ...
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How do I set “relay_hosts_only” setting using sendmail / m4

We're using CentOS and sendmail's m4 configuration. How do I set domains where emails should be delivered? I only want two domains, and would like email to all other domains blocked. I tried this ...
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OpenProject fails to send mails

I installed OpenProject following this guideline. After a day of work it runs. My current problem is, that sending of mails failed silently. I have only the following entry in my log: Started GET ...
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Use a custom sendmail binary in Thunderbird

I would like to add an option to "Outgoing Server" that uses a custom local sendmail binary (in my case for notbit) like it is possible in Evoution: Is there such an option in Thunderbird? (german ...
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incoming mail is not forwarded to alias in sendmail

What I want to achieve is to forward incoming messages: Incoming messages to webmaster -> myGmail@gmail.com When I send a dummy message from gmail to webmaster@mydomain.com it's not forwarded back ...
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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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How to send out emails without using SMTP from server?

I'm trying to write a scheduled job that will send out email with attachments after exporting a set of data from the database to a group of users. The job will be hosted on the server. I need ...
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Sendmail + Active directory

I've got a freebsd server which has sendmail, dovecot and openldap installed. Let's say it's called name.com I want to integrate it with Active Directory, so sendmail can look up users in AD and if ...
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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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sendmail for local network / home networking

All the sendmail configuration I found so far are either allow connections from local host (127.0.0.1) or anywhere (0.0.0.0). How to configure sendmail to allow connections from local network ...
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Sendmail Deferred: Connection timed out

I got the following "Connection timed out" errors from some of the email servers, like google: $ tail -1 /var/log/mail.log Jun 15 15:55:52 coral sm-mta[9924]: s5FAo29p007675: to=<me@gmail.com>, ...
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Servermigration - mail/dns

We have the following setup: Domain via namecheap Cloudflare Hostgator server (mail,webserver) Now we want to move to another server and we first want to make sure that everything works. I have WHM ...
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Can I set-up sendmail on a LAN without a registered domain for testing mail?

I am running CentOS on a server at home which I use for development of Joomla websites. After they are developed, I move them to a hosting service. While developing the Joomla website on my home Linux ...
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Why my freebsd has several sendmail processes?

While using freebsd 8.2, I noticed, by top, that several sendmail processes are always running. I never explicitly start any of them. Is it safe if I just kill them? And how can I detect which ...
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Sendmail local domain relay

Sendmail on webserver.mydomain.com is sending all emails properly except email addressed to anyone@mydomain.com. mydomain.com's mail is not handled locally and mx records are configured to point to ...
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Received: (from www-data@localhost)

All mails coming from my server has Received: (from www-data@localhost) even though I've set 127.0.0.1 mydomain.org mydomain server2 in /etc/hosts. I think that's the reason why it's ending up in the ...
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Getting connection timeout when using sendmail

I’m using CentOS (basically): $ uname -a Linux sandbox.my-domain.com 3.4.76-65.111.amzn1.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Jan 14 21:06:49 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux and trying to send email using ...
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How can I use rss2email with sendmail under Cygwin?

I'm trying to run rss2email under Cygwin, having it send the mails from the local machine (not from an SMTP server). Originally, I got the error that the sendmail command could not be run. I did some ...
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Formatting a file for sendmail

How can I format a file so I can just do cat file | sendmail? By putting Subject: This is the subject, I don't need to specify the subject in sendmail, but adding the To: myemail@hostname.com field ...
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Debian sendmail Cannot write

I had a working sendmail configuration on my debian server, i tried to put a postfix to receive email but abandoned, remove postfix, re install sendmail but nothing work anymore :( here is my ...
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How do I configure sendmail to relay all messages for domains listed except for the ones I want to pipe to a script?

I have two servers... One CentOS6 server with nginx - 3 versions of php - mysql 5.6 and sendmail One cPanel server I want to host multiple sites on the nginx box, and let cPanel handle the mail for ...
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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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linux + files under - /var/spool/clientmqeueue

Please advise me if I need to make some other actions after: chkconfig --level 5 sendmail off ? chkconfig --level 6 sendmail off ? in order to activate the new configuration.(affect the ...
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How to disable the hotkey to send a composing message in Outlook 2012?

I often accidentally send incomplete emails by hitting Alt+S. I want to turn this hotkey off when I'm using Outlook 2012. How can I do this?
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DKIM only filters from pine, not php mail

I've setup DKIM filters by following the steps on this page: http://blog.mixu.net/2009/11/03/setting-up-spf-senderid-and-dkim-on-centos-5-3-using-sendmail/ I've verified that DKIM Signature headers ...
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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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Return address with sendmail says '<user>@localhost.localdomain'

I don't know why, but the return address of an email sent through sendmail using mailx says <user>@localhost.localdomain even though I have set LOCAL_DOMAIN to jwd.sytes.net. It works when I put ...
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Dovecot+Sendmail+MailDir on Redhat 6.4…How?

Okay, there is a lot I have read through and I have setup everything in Dovecot (v.2.0.9) that I can recognize from the instructions. I have a Maildir directory setup, using both IMAP and POP3, using ...
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Ubuntu sendmail relay with username and password

I have a Ubuntu server which I want to setup a mail server on. Now, I've heard that sendmail is the only mail server that supports a relay server. Why I need a relay server is because my Ubuntu Server ...
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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 ...
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Scheduled and recurring email in Outlook?

I need to send some emails at a specific time of the day and need to do it every day. How can I do it with Outlook? Delay delivery helps to send mail at a specific of time; but how to create new mail ...
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Sendmail very slow - /etc/hosts configuration

It takes ~15 seconds to send single e-mail using sendmail. /var/log/mail.log: Jul 31 09:52:42 piotr-probook sendmail[2912]: My unqualified host name (piotr-probook) unknown; sleeping for retry ...
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Send email with localhost on ubuntu with PHP (possible over external mail server)

I installed Ubuntu desktop 12.04 64bit on my laptop. I used these commands to install a simple web server: apt-get install apache2 apt-get install php5 apt-get install mysql-server All is working ...
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Sendmail - domain listed in both relay-domains and local-host-names

Recently took over a seemingly undocumented Sendmail 8.13.1 server, running on CentOS 4.7. Basically need to figure out what they are trying to accomplish via the config files. One thing that I find ...
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Managing queue delivery in sendmail

I'd like sendmail to process the queue in a slow fashion. In order to do that, Is there a way to configure it so it sends N messages every T minutes ? Thanks
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config error: why sendmail concatenates domains?

trying send mail via sendmail forward to cf16r@wp.pl, my domain is dorotamama.eu. and I get following: May 6 17:55:47 myubuntu sm-mta[3856]: r46FrhNl003854: to=cf16r@wp.pl, delay=00:02:03, ...
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DNS dig +tcp OK, udp NO

my topology: NAT->NetGear router (192.168.1.1 + wired machines) -> TP-Link (192.168.0.1 [in NetGear LAN 192.168.1.2] with some machines wireless and some wired). my problem is I can't get response ...
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Sendmail “Delivery Status Notification” mail flood

I am not entirely sure whether this belongs here, so feel free to redirect me in case I posted this to the wrong board. I have a small apache2 webserver (raspberry) registered under the domain ...
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Sendmail Configuration SMTP Relay Port 465

I am trying to setup a Ubuntu VM with sendmail (LAMP) and I cannot seem to get sendmail to actually send anything. I have read that I need to setup a SMTP relay to a valid domain name, which I have ...
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How to stop 'You have mail' message in linux. [duplicate]

I have sendmail installed. nothing else. i just logged into my server via SSH and typed.. service httpd restart Stopping httpd: [ OK ] Starting httpd: ...
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Thunderbird send later [to:email address], unless new email from 'email address'

I'm using jikamens' Send Later 4.1.6 plugin for Thunderbird 17.0.3 (for Mac) and I am looking for a smart way to add an additional parameter to the send later command. I would like to ad the ...
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Is it possible to send email from local linux machine to internet?

I have a linux machine running at home. I installed sendmail as MTA. But I can't send email outside to internet email addresses. I am not sure whether it's because the config of my sendmail or ...
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Sendmail not working on ubuntu guest - unqualified host name

I have a win7 host running ubuntu guest through vbox. it is configured with a bridged network adapter and I am using DHCP to assign an ip of 192.168.0.5 which is mapped to smartstart.dev in my windows ...
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Gmail relay will not email account on its own domain (google apps)

I am running sendmail on Ubuntu. I've configured it all as normal to relay email via my Google apps server. I have another account on a ubuntu VM that works just fine and it can email itself etc. I ...
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Cron job outputs HTML; how to send mail as HTML

I have a cron job that if it fails outputs HTML. If it succeeds it outputs nothing, in which case I get no mail. If it does fail and write HTML, cron sends me the mail but it comes as plain text and ...