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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How To Install Postfix From Source

Posted at November 29, 2016 at 1:45 pm by Jithin

In this tutorial, we can check how to install Postfix from source. Postfix is a free and open-source Mail Transfer Agent(MTA) that routes and delivers Emails. It is the most popular alternative for the widely used Send mail MTA. A Mail Transfer Agent is any software that transfers Emails from one computer to another. The Mail Transfer Agent uses client-server application architecture to transfer. Emails. Send mail is the MTA used in RedHat Enterprise Linux by default. Client-Server architectu   [...]

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Features and Details of Qmail MTA

Posted at September 8, 2016 at 6:23 pm by Jithin

Qmail is a mail transfer agent (MTA) supported on Unix. It was written, in December 1995, by Daniel J. Bernstein as a more secure replacement for the popular Sendmail program. Originally an open-source software, Qmail's source code was later dedicated in the public domain by the author.   Specialties of Qmail Solid: Qmail's straight-paper-way reasoning insures that a message, once acknowledged into the framework, will never be lost. Qmail underpins maildir, another, super-solid cli   [...]

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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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