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Method of exchanging digital messages from an author to one or more recipients.

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What list should List-Unsubscribe header unsubscribe you from

I can't find best practice for the following question: Should the List-Unsubscribe header unsubscribe you from all lists or just the specific list?
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Does DMARC Add Value Beyond Reports?

I set up an email about 1 year ago with Google Suite, in the process I came under the impression that I should set up DMARC. So I did, but now, I'm trying to clean up my inbox and wonder if DMARC is ...
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Will redirecting to a mailto URL prevent spam bots from harvesting the email address?

On https://www.heartinternet.uk/blog/15-ways-to-hide-your-email-address/, under the sub heading Replacing with a PHP script, a method to hide email addresses is presented that I like very much. On the ...
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Not receiving some emails after domain transfer [closed]

I transferred my wife's web hosting, domain & email from One.com over to Fasthosts. I'd used fasthosts for 2 other email only hosting accounts with no problem at all. When it transferred it seemed ...
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Can I replace rua entry with ruf in DMARC record?

I currently have a DMARC record set up like this: v=DMARC1; p=none; fo=1; rua=mailto:hello@example.com but I am receiving a lot of reports everyday. I would like to only receive failure reports (...
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Email service not receiving emails due to dns issue

I have a domain (let's say ga...ot.ch) bought from a domain registrar. The registrar has offered me a free email which I am using. However, the email can only send but not receive. This is my ...
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Using Shared IP Address: Potential for Spam Issues Even if Using Google Workspace?

I use Google Workspace for my domains email. Which means that my the MX records for the domain are aspmx.l.google.com I'm migrating servers and switching from a dedicated ip to a shared ip address. I'...
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Migration of email account to addon domain on new Web Host

I took over the work from another web developer and try to figure out, how he migrated an email account from old Webhost + Domain (domainA, hostA) to a new Webhost + Domain (domainB, hostB). This is ...
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Do I need a wildcard SSL certificate to secure my website and email subdomains through cPanel?

I have a website and emails through the same hosting provider which I manage through cpanel. At the moment I am using zeroSSL to secure my website (www.example.com), however, this does not support my ...
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Internal server error when sending an email using smtp

I have a problem when I want to send an email using OpenCart using a Linux Server with WHM and cPanel. I set my OpenCart settings to send an email using SMTP. Sometimes the email is sent without ...
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Connecting domain and email hosting from one.com to Netlify

I am a beginner of webdevelopment and have successfully deployed my website at Netlify. I bought a domain with email hosting at one.com and now I want to redirect it to Netlify DNS to be provided with ...
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How to handle duplicate DKIM selectors?

Background When using third party tools which send mails from your domain, you often need to setup DKIM records with selectors defined by the third party. E.g. for MailChimp you're asked to setup: ...
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How can the domain portion of an email address have three dots? [closed]

Please check this email address: visa.tav@a.b.c.d I expected that the domain name (a.b.c.d) would have only one dot or only two dots, but it has three dots. How can this be explained?
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Is email obfuscation with JavaScript still valid in 2021?

We built a website with all our team members and their email addresses displayed on our About page. Now the question arose if bots will be able get their email addresses and send spam using those. ...
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Emails are only delivered to major mail services

I have installed mailEnable on my own dedicated server and did some setup. Webmail is working. I can receive emails and also send email but the sent mails fail to reach to some mail servers. Sending ...
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Gsuite - Mailed-by and from. How to have a mailed-by as subdomain but the from is the primary domain - in gSuite (Gmail)

I want to have my email "from" to be from my primary email (gSuite), adn the mailed-by be from my subdomain (which I have added to my Gsuite account). Is this possible in GSuite? I know ...
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Why am I getting foreign language spam with nothing to sell nor any links in the email?

Most people are familiar with spam emails that have something to sell and have links to click on. But about 50% of my spam originating from my contact form on my site is just Latin with a link, or are ...
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Are .xyz domains usually blocked by mail servers? [closed]

I have read answers on question Email-prevalent domain, .xyz vs .email however that question is more than 5 years old and I would like to know if things have changed since. Are .xyz domains usually ...
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redirect emails from user@abc.com to user@abc.net using DNS

Is it possible to apply the domain redirection to the email domain also? for example: abc.com has a CNAME record that points to abc.net if I receive an email at user@abc.com is it possible to ...
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Receiving emails on a Google domains subdomain

I purchased a domain from Google Domains, say, mydomain.tld. I do not plan to have any hosting/content on this domain as of now. I'm not using any external services or providers, just Google Domains ...
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Is it possible to get a free domain and hosting with email in 2021? Self hosting? [duplicate]

I am starting a small company and wanted to have an email address that isn't g*mail etc. In the past I have been able to achieve my own custom email by using a domain of co.cc (there have been others ...
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Is DMARC relaxed alignment for SPF/DKIM bad?

After studying authentication mechanisms available to prevent e-mail spoofing, still I don't understand how to choose between the relaxed alignment and the strict alignment in DMARC for SPF and DKIM, ...
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Does DMARC help deliverability or is it simply a reporting mechanism?

My client, has SPF and DKIM set up correctly but is having multiple failures when emailing certain organisations when emailing multiple people in the organisation. Recently we asked the Exchange ...
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DNS Settings and the TXT record for authorizing email sending from the domain

Last night, I added a DNS record to my domain to allow Mailchimp to send emails as an official/authorized source. It doesn't seem to have totally worked, Mailchimp is sending emails but they are not ...
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Site fails FCrDNS and HELO/EHLO tests

I have a client who complained that his email has increasingly ended up in his contacts' spam folders. I performed a mailserver test using multirbl.valli.org and detected a couple of issues. The ...
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Google crawls links in Gmail

We faced a strange issue - within a few-hour window, lots of links in the emails were crawled by Google (Google Bot IP addresses were used). When looking for information on the internet, there is ...
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Internal g suite email issues using a new tld

I'm having issues with our G Suite email services since we switched from .com to .fun. I found articles from Google about new TLD's being ok for search but nothing about using that tld for an email ...
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How to remove all .html extensions from all pages of site running under Apache?

On a shared hosting environment based on CentOS-Bash, Apache (with Nginx as a "reverse proxy"), PHP and MySQL I host a MediaWiki website. Normally, no webpage has a .html extension. I have ...
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How to setup email if using a third party hosting and the site is hosted on Netlify?

Been researching the site for this but not seeing it and I've ran through: How to setup MX records on a shared application serving multiple domains? How to setup MX records for a static AWS S3 ...
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G Suite says to use five MX records but my DNS host (123-Reg) only allows me to enter one

I'm trying to change the MX records for my domain (with 123-Reg) so that it points to my G Suite email. I have the following MX records from Google's support page: But in my 123-Reg control panel, ...
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How to find the DKIM selector without being the owner of the domain? [closed]

it seems the emails of my client are always landing in my Spam folder. I suspect his DKIM TXT record is missing (or even the subdomain at all). I would like to validate this before suggesting help on ...
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Exim - route non-local emails to remote host

We have Exim (within a cPanel environment, but we're considering stripping out the cPanel dependency) set up as an outbound mailserver for our infrastructure, but also have G Suite (Google Workspace ...
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How should I handle the problem of people entering others' e-mail addresses without annoying them with "verification" e-mails?

I have forms on my in-development website which require the person to enter an e-mail address. I don't want to have to send them a "verification" e-mail with a URL containing a code, or ...
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How do I communicate with a mail server I just set up?

I'm a total novice when it comes to web and am trying to wrap my head around emailing. I'm currently messing with this tutorial on setting up a mail server. I've been working my head around a lot of ...
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How I can ensure that a link sent via email is opened only via user clicks from a mail client and not by bots?

In my web application I generate links in the following format: https://example.com/^token^ Each link according to my specs is sent via email and should not allow robots to scrape it. In order to ...
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How to import and read email files downloaded from a cPanel backup?

TLDR, question: How can I import and read all those HTML email and attachment files easily ? Most importantly, I need to read the attachments (PDFs) copies of signed contracts, in case... More info: ...
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Strange callbacks to /unsubscribe url

I have a system that sends bulk emails via Sendgrid. Each email has a personalised unsubscribe link that is handled by a server in our organisation (i.e. not using Sendgrid's unsubscribe feature.) The ...
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How can I merge IMAP mailboxes at my old and new ISP?

I have a Mailbox and I get eMails via iMap (not pop). On my old ISP, there is the old Mailbox with folders and emails. I transferred my domain to a new ISP and I have a new mailbox, with all new ...
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How does a domain registrar forward emails from non existent account [closed]

I've registered a domain in a domain registrar, and in one of its' upgrades it includes an email address for the domain (for example info@example.com if I registered the domain example.com), for a ...
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How to change the WHM/cPanel account setting for "Use the nameservers specified at the Domain’s Registrar" after a cPanel account is created?

I created a cPanel account through WHM, and I think I forgot to select the option "Use the nameservers specified at the Domain’s Registrar". How can I change that option to start using ...
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Prevent gobbledegook submissions to web contact forms

I have a PHP web contact form I put together which checks for spam words and cleans out any HTML coding before sending, but I am receiving some messages with gobbledegook, which I believe the sender ...
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Why can't I send emails with my domain name emails without deliverability issues?

I have separate my website and email hosting. I use yandex smail service for email hosting. Everytime I send and email to an address, I get no dkim authentication issue even though, I have configured ...
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Importance of "List-Unsubscribe" header in bulk email

Question: How important is it to include a 'List-Unsubscribe' header when sending bulk email? Background: Our website has a fairly large email list (roughly 275,000 subscribers) that we email every ...
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Can I securely allow users of my site to change their email address if they forgot their password and no longer have access to the old email address?

How do I securely allow users to change their emails if they lose access to the original email? Do I need 2 factor? It's a social media site coded in nodejs where I have their username, password, and ...
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If I have 2 services sending email using my domain name, can I set up DKIM for one but not the other?

I develop WordPress websites and frequently create contact forms that send email with a From address using the domain name of the website. Typically the business that the website is for is already ...
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Is a Godaddy email plan redundant if I am using Mailgun and Gsuite?

I'm hosting a forum at subdomain1.example.com. For activation emails etc, I have a Mailgun server at mg.subdomain1.example.com. The Mailgun server can only send emails, no receives, so I bought an ...
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How do I set my MX records to point to Bluehost when my site is registered with Namecheap but hosted with AWS?

A quick back story on my case here as its a bit complicated: I bought a domain on Namecheap and hosted with Bluehost on a 3-year plan. But I decided to move the website to AWS and its up and running ...
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Email sent to 2 addresses with shared same organization domain @123abc.com and one bounced back. Was it successfully delivered to the other address?

It is my first time asking questions, so my apologies if there is any mistakes. I sent an email to 2 addresses (2 different departments in same organization with shared @123abc.com), one bounced back ...
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SPF: Sender Policy Framework (Too many included lookups)

Issue: I don't understand SPF well enough to know where to post this question Goal: Figure out how to include more than 10 valid senders to my SPF record I currently have a warning on my SPF record ...
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What happens when someone fills in a contact form on a website?

I am trying to debug a problem on a wordpress website I am working on. The contact form doesn't work. In my quest to find answers it occurred to me that I don't even actually know what's going on in ...
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