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  1. N

    Mysterious mail messages

    Each time I log in as root I am told that I have "x mail messages". However, these mail messages seem to be invisible: $ su Password: You have 7 mail messages. root@orange:/home/nyan # mailx -u root No mail for root root@orange:/home/nyan # mailx Mail version 8.1 6/6/93. Type ? for help...
  2. Phishfry

    System Mail Usage

    I am trying to figure out FreeBSD internal messaging via mail. What should I look up as mostly I am finding info like this: https://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/mail-using.html I want to know about the nuts and bolts of system events and mail interaction. What can you adjust. What about...
  3. A

    Change cron default sendmail to mail

    I'm running FreeBSD 11.0-RELEASE. On default cron is using /usr/lib/sendmail to send user emails. How can I tell/set cron to use /bin/mail instead? crontab(5) says in the section about the MAILTO var: This option is useful if you decide on /bin/mail instead of /usr/lib/sendmail as your mailer...
  4. S

    how to mail from console with charset in the header?

    Hi, I'm trying to mail localized text from asterisk to my mail, echo "тест" | mail -a "Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8" -s "килирилица" mymail@gmail.com but mail hasn't -a key. I'm used this key in linux-system. How I can do it in FreeBSD? Thanks/
  5. Zack

    Solved Some mail has no content

    I use mail/ssmtp with mail via cron to send the output of some scripts to my email. I use a google email to send them to my main email address. Sometimes the email body will say "This message has no content". Here's an example from cron of a script where the email says this. smartctl -a...
  6. T

    "you have mail" change in FreeBSD 11

    This isn't a very important thing, but I haven't seen it mentioned yet, so here goes. Over the last couple of weeks I have noticed that the "you have mail" notification in the shell (/bin/sh in this case) has changed in FreeBSD 11. It used to be (in all earlier releases) that you could get back...
  7. M

    All users can email from my gmail account with ssmtp

    I've set up ssmtp with my gmail account (and disabled sendmail) following these and these instructions. I can now send mail using the following command: echo "Hello" | mail -s subject someemailaddress@gmail.com I have two specific questions now: Any user can now send mail with the above...
  8. M

    Postfix + Amavisd mail loop

    Hello all, I'm new here and I am looking for some help in troubleshooting a mail loop on my machine. I am running Postfix and Amavisd on FreeBSD 10.1 and I'm pretty sure the problem is just matter of something small and stupid that I can't seem to find. I have uploaded the contents of my...
  9. Mainz

    Installing Mailserver on FreeBSD 10.2

    Hello Guys, I tried to install a simple mailserver on my FreeBSD 10.2 following this tutorial: https://www.vultr.com/docs/simple-mailserver-postfix-dovecot-sieve-freebsd-10 But at the last step I get the following error: Mar 22 09:49:27 mailsrv postfix/qmgr[618]: F3CF119B7A5...
  10. andrewm659

    postfix sasl FreeBSD 10.2

    I just installed a new version of FreeBSD using 10.2 and I can don't see postfix-sasl package for 2.11. Is the package broken? Do I need to upgrade to 3.2? Can anyone help? root@mta2:~ # pkg search postfix postfix-2.11.7_1,1 Secure alternative to widely-used Sendmail...
  11. T

    Solved milter-greylist broken Makefile

    I rebooted a Digital Ocean droplet of FreeBSD 10.1-Release and was met with milter-greylist failing to start due to not having been compiled for GeoIP use. So, I went to ports, tried make config and sure enough, the GeoIP option was already selected. A new compile later and still the same...
  12. T

    Commands entered in 'mail' does not show

    I have one machine, running up to date FreeBSD 10.2-release: root@trap# freebsd-version -ku 10.2-RELEASE-p7 10.2-RELEASE-p8 root@trap# uname -a FreeBSD trap.kg4.no 10.2-RELEASE-p7 FreeBSD 10.2-RELEASE-p7 #0: Mon Nov 2 14:19:39 UTC 2015...
  13. pentago

    Jailed OpenSMTPD Mail Headers Issue

    I successfully set up mail/opensmtpd in a jail running other web services. I set up mail/dkimproxy for mail signing and all, works like a charm. Now, the issue I'm having is that all sent mail has headers like these: Received: from domain.com (domain.com [192.168.1.3]) or Received: from...
  14. andrewm659

    postfix relay to gmail

    I am trying to make my FreeBSD 10.1 jail instance relay to a Gmail account I have. I have Cyrus-SASL installed. Here is my config: root@mta:~ # postconf -n command_directory = /usr/local/sbin config_directory = /usr/local/etc/postfix daemon_directory = /usr/local/libexec/postfix...
  15. R

    Spamassassin not marking up mail

    I have installed mail/spamassassin, but it is not marking up mail that I send through it with either cat msg | spamassassin > msg1 or cat msg | spamc > msg2 Also, I don't see any way to startup a long running spamassassin/spamc like I could with an rc.d script under Linux. Surely there must be...
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