What is Sendmail? Sendmail Configuration and Details

Posted at January 28, 2017 at 11:34 am by Jithin

Have you ever heard about Sendmail? If you are running a cPanel website, you should be familiar with the Exim and you may know how Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) works. As cPanel has become the most popular control panel, ¬†Exim has become the popular MTA. cPanel has Exim as the default MTA. Even for those who don't use a control panel will compile Exim as their mail server. There exist other Mail Transfer Agents in the web hosting industry. Sendmail is an MTA just like Exim, and is the most popular    [...]

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Everything about cPanel Directory Structure

Posted at August 22, 2016 at 10:59 am by Jithin

cPanel is a web hosting control panel. It is one of the most popular control panels in the web hosting field. If you are using cPanel or planning to install it on your server, it is good that you know about the cPanel directory structure. Before moving to cPanel directory structure, let's see an overview on what a web hosting control panel is.   What is a Web Hosting Control Panel? A webhosting control panel is a web-based interface that allows customers to manage their websites ea   [...]

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Dovecot – A detailed explanation

Posted at August 22, 2016 at 10:58 am by Jithin

Dovecot is an open source IMAP and POP3 email server for Linux/UNIX-like frameworks, created by demands for greater security. Dovecot is a fabulous decision for both little and vast establishments. It's quick, easy to set up, requires no exceptional organization, and it utilizes almost no memory. Dovecot can work with standard mbox, Maildir, and its own local elite dbox groups. It is completely compatible with UW IMAP and Courier IMAP servers' execution of them, and also mail customers gettin   [...]

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Manage Exim Mail Queue in WHM

Posted at August 22, 2016 at 10:34 am by Jithin

Exim is a mail transfer agent and free software used in the UNIX- like operating system. Exim is used to control email delivery in our server because of the mail queue management option is enabled in the server. We can use Exim directly via command line also.   Mail Queue Manager in WHM Now we are checking how to use the mail queue manager in WHM. 1) Log into WHM. 2) In the top left Find box, type in Email, then click on Mail Queue Manager.   3) Type the usern   [...]

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Useful Exim Commands with examples

Posted at August 4, 2016 at 4:56 pm by Jithin

In UNIX system, the message transfer agent used (MTA) is Exim. Under the terms of GNU General Public License, the Exim is freely available. Exim is used for locating the spam activity on the servers. Using the Exim command, we can route the mail and facilities for checking incoming mail. Configuration of Exim is little bit different. Usage of Exim command is very easy to manage. It is easy to identify the users who send bulk emails and also mail queues.   1) To get message count in   [...]

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