I have compiled a list of email providers here that support POP3 mail access on port 110 and IMAP mail access on 143, and also the big free webmail providers that do not just to round things off. If … [Read more...] about Free POP/110 and IMAP/143 email providers
Information And Howtos About Email Servers Such As Postfix, Dovecot, Maildrop, Sendmail
Email was the first "killer app" of the early Internet and today millions of emails are sent every day using a variety of emails servers such as postfix and sendmail. This section looks at how to use and configure email servers for sending and receiving email, mail filtering with services such as maildrop and procmail, and POP and IMAP servers such as Courier IMAP and Dovecot.
There are a number of exim commands to see what's in the mail queue etc; sometimes you need to be able to see what's in the queue by domain, to see where hold ups might be. exim & exiqsumm This … [Read more...] about Use exim and exiqsumm to show mail queued by domain
I changed the mail server on one of my machines from Postfix to Exim a couple of days ago and discovered it adds a "sender" header by default if the "from" header is not the same as the user that sent … [Read more...] about Prevent sender header being added with Exim
To check what is currently sitting in the sendmail mail queue use the sendmail -bp command or its alias mailq. This post looks at basic usage of this command and the output from viewing the mail … [Read more...] about Show the sendmail mail queue
The exim mail server has a number of command line options including being able to see what's currently in the mail queue. Last week I looked at how to flush the exim mail queue and in this post look … [Read more...] about Show the exim mail queue
logwatch is a daily process for reporting and analyzing log files and I recently started getting errors on one of the CentOS Linux servers I manage and no daily report. The particular machine gets … [Read more...] about logwatch “postdrop Illegal seek” and “sendmail queue file write error”