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Potentially, but then no more than anyone with a regular domain name. Spam filters look at the contents of e-mails to determine whether they might be spam or not and if you trust a sender you add their e-mail (either the specific address or the entire domain) to your whitelist. Now, while your domain and address is random, it should be treated no ...


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If you are trying to send from a home-class Internet service using a DHCP IP address, the entire subnet has been listed as DHCP by your ISP (they are required to do this), and that has been picked up by the blacklists. If you have a DHCP IP address, another major issue is that your PTR DNS record (used to make sure that you are who you say you are, and not a ...


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I actually do exactly that on my Exchange Server: I create different e-mail addresses for every business I do business with, and associate them all with my account. I have Dell@, Symantec@, etc. If one starts getting SPAM, I can delete it, but I also know who is not careful with my e-mail address. You will potentially run into problems, but not because of ...


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If you're having trouble configuring the standard mail programs, you can use a command-line SMTP client such as sendEmail. Along with the address, message, and other data, simply specify an SMTP server. You can use GMail along with a username and password for example. Here are the available command-line switches:


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In addition to what Chris said it also depends on the IP of your host. I deal with customers who get go daddy domains and domains hosted in eastern Europe only to find out the IP is on 20+ blacklists. Of course you can petition the list to get off. But be careful some unscrupulous providers have their entire blocks black listed and some of the black lists ...


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Your fundamental problem is going to be that even if you wrote or found a mail server implemented in PHP, you're not going to be able to run it on your host. The web server executing your PHP scripts is listening on port 80 (and maybe 443), not 25, 587, or 465. The scripts will get terminated by the web server after running too long or using too much RAM. ...


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I do the same thing in gmail: I use myEmail+websiteName@gmail.com when signing up for stuff. Anything after the + is ignored by gmail - it will all still go to myEmail@gmail.com.


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One of the useful tools to resolve this issue would be e-mail headers. Often they can reveal WHY that e-mail went to spam folder. E-mail headers contain full information on what happened to e-mail while it was in transit. Often you will be able to see results of anti-spam processing which was done on the e-mail. And often it is full report which can tell you ...


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Expanding on @ernies comment, the answer is "it depends". You can typically take the domain name part of the email and find the MX records for it. Very often (but not always) this will give you a hint as to the incoming mail server - for example "mail.example.com" might imply both smtp and pop3 are handled through "mail.example.com". Similarly ...


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It is theoretically possible, but no one does it since a mail server is a large, complex beast and there are already so many available written in other languages


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You probably won't have trouble getting in to other people's mailboxes anymore than if you had the email someemail@somesite.com. Most (all?) filter programs can't distinguish between f902j3@sdkfj.com and joe1243@site.com, provided that you have your email server set up correctly. That being said, don't reinvent the wheel if you don't have to. Gmail has this ...


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You can use a free service like Google Apps with your domain. It allows up to 50 free addresses.


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I would recommend xmail as a production intranet email server on windows because it is very easy to configure and administer while being quite feature rich. Mercury is a bit tougher to administer, but has more features.


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If it's using standard email protocols (SMTP, IMAP/POP, etc.) then almost any email client will do. If it's an Exchange server then you'll need to use Evolution with the Exchange connector.


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Check if you're listed here: Spamhaus Blocklist Removal Center. There's another blocklist checker here. Note that Microsoft says: If Microsoft believes that unauthorized or improper use is being made of any Service, it may, without notice, take such action as it, in its sole discretion, deems appropriate, including blocking messages from a particular ...


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I'll give you two choices: First, you can edit the file /etc/postfix/main.cf, and delete the line that starts "always_bcc=". You'll need root access to edit it; if you're comfortable using a command-line editor like vi or nano, you can just use that with sudo. If you're not comfortable with that, I recommend using TextWrangler -- it can use your admin ...


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or any suggestion to get proves? View the email headers on received email, they show the intermediate points through which the email passed and the date and time of processing at each point. This can prove where the delay occurs. SMTP defines the trace information of a message, which is also saved in the header using the following two fields:[50] ...


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I believe phpList may help you in case you want a dedicated system. But is the solution worth the effort? You can just create local rule in your mail client to forward email accordingly. Say IF the incoming message has certain qualities, THEN it is forwarded to said technician.


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That depends on what kind of IP address you have (assuming static IPv4 here) and with whom your domain is hosted. You will need to set the A Resource Record of your domain to point to your IP address. The provider I use for hosting domains lets me change the DNS entries online, but you might have to open a support ticket with your provider if he needs to ...


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There are plenty of great tutorials out there on how to set up an Exchange server if you are looking to do that. One such tutorial can be found here: http://www.enterprisenetworkingplanet.com/datacenter/Installing-Exchange-2010-Step-by-Step-3877601.htm It will walk you step by step on how to install and configure your Exchange server. There are also great ...


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Yes you can do this to answer 1,2,3 and 6. You can run your own server as well, but remember that by doing so means it's "Open" to the outside world's malicious attacks so a good firewall is in order. Any way, my suggestion is Buy a domain name if you haven't got one (although I suggest you buy a new one just for testing). Point the MX record to your ...


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Finally solved the problem. The SecurityPlus plugin was expired and would not allow messages to be processed!


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Most mail servers store emails either in "Mail Folders" or "Mail Dirs" "Mail Folders" means that each folder/category has all the emails stored in it, one after the other. "Mail Dir" means each folder is actually a directory with each mail message represented as a single file in that directory. You are correct in saying if ...


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Personally I would do it by modifying my custom "before_send" hook in Amavis config (just because I am using it already). Another (easier?) option would be to replace dovecot-lda in Postfix config with your own simple script which would take the message text from stdin, filter out the lines you don't want and send the result to the real dovecot-lda.


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Before you can fix the situation, you need to first determine the reason that your mail is getting labeled as spam. One likely reason is that another website, with whom you are sharing an IP address (for outgoing mail) on your shared server, is sending spam, and this has caused your shared IP address to get blacklisted. You can check if your mail server IP ...


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As the requirement is to generate real mailboxes that can be accessed via pop3, a linux server may be the simplest choice. SMTP server for incoming email: exim POP3 server for collecting emails via pop3: dovecot Adding users on the fly can be done with useradd -m -p <password> Where password is pre-encrypted password, generated by the crypt() ...


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Having all nameservers on the same box (VPS or not) and even on the same subnet isn't recommended. Some kind of backup DNS service could help. As for the website -- your question is too general without knowing the specifics. It really depends on the load, number of visitors, whether the site is static or dynamic. For lightweight websites, that VPS may be ...


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In your DNS server, you need to add two records. The first is an A record, and will look something like this: mail.mydomain.com. 14400 IN A <ip address of strato> This defines a new record that will resolve to the strato IP address The next is: mydomain.com. 14400 IN MX 10 mail.mydomain.com. This will say that any email for mydomain.com should ...


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Open the sent mail headers and inspect "TO" field. If there is no any actual recepients - do not worry about that. I don't think that this email can be sent at all. Maybe this mail still in the outbox folder?



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