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  1. 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. 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. 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. "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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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...