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Third Party Mail Sending Solution (Sendgrid/Sendmail/etc) vs using personal address by SMTP

I know this is possible to send mail through "PHPMailer" by using SMTP of a personal address. (By creating a personal Gmail or yahoo address, and by using PHPMailer to send emails through ...
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helo_dynamic_ipaddr error and spam email

I'm trying to send an email from my domain's email which is hosted on a cpanel (without support) but I always get it in the spam folder (I send it to my gmail account for my test but here I am using a ...
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How to get SPF and TXT record for mail?

On a new site development I need to establish email for a splash page. Currently I have a domain from one company (will call Company1), using Netlify or GitHub pages for hosting the site, and using an ...
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Sending email via MailChimp with 2 different "from" emails causes vastly different stats

I have two domains: abc.example xyz.example Both have the same DMARC and DKIM DNS records (relative to their own domain), both have same scores when checking black lists, mail tests sites etc ...
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When moving my web hosting but keeping mail hosting, how do I change the SPF TXT DNS record with an IP address?

My website was previously on a windows server A with ip 79.137.24.248 but my mail server was on a Linux hosting with ip of 185.81.99.111. There were three DNS record that were connecting these two ...
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Does Alias mail domain works for a detached domain?

I had example.com on server1 but I moved to server2 because the hosting company was not responding to support tickets. My files and settings and also Email accounts are still on server1 but the domain ...
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Create a mail server w/ CyberPanel on Digital Ocean [closed]

I'm trying to create a mail server on Digital Ocean w/ CyberPanel. My idea is to host all my email accounts there while having websites on a different server. I was trying to google how to set up this ...
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How to migrate e-mail addresses from an old to a new domain, but allow to still send to the old e-mail addresses?

Our company currently has a domain old.example. Going forward, they want to use a new domain new.example as primary domain. This means that we will host the new website on new.example and next, ...
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Getting a TLS certificate for Exim and Dovecot that works with gmail

I have a CentOS 7 server that is running Exim and Dovecot for communicating on SMTP and POP3 ports. I want to configure them to use TLS to encrypt all data. I have already figured how to change the ...
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Foreign domain points to server and sends spam

I do have a really weird one. I am running a webhosting server that is being blocked by certain providers that use Cloudmark. I contacted the customer support and they got back with an email header ...
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MX records from second domain to point to first domain but email is not delivered like on first domain

I've set up an email service, for a domain, abc.com I have tested an confirmed. Using dig it returns abc.com. 299 IN MX 1 cencor. Now, I'm trying to run a second domain via the same service: def.com....
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Setting up an email box for newsletter to notify Amazon SES of delivery notification failures

I'm using two providers: regular hosting provider for my emails amazon SES for sending emails in bulk, like a newsletter What bothers me is that if I send a newsletter, the Delivery Status ...
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Can I block Tor users from sending spam on my form?

Can I use .htaccess to kill any message coming from a Tor IP, or should I make a script on my mailer? I've got $IP = $_SERVER['REMOTE_HOST'] ?: gethostbyaddr($_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR']); and I checked ...
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Can I use zoho mail with domain name@example.com without web server

I have a domain at example.com I have zoho mail account for this domain. Is it possible to receive emails in my zoho account without having hosting?
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Nested SPF records fail to validate

I am trying to work with the lookup budget and dealing with a web host that also sends out email on behalf of the domain for various services who does not keep a tidy SPF itself. I have not ever run ...
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For creation of an appropriate SPF record, how can I find the IP address of the mail server used by a WordPress website on cPanel?

I have a WordPress website that is sending emails to me through a contact form. The From address in the emails uses the same domain name of the website. Currently the emails are being treated as spam,...
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All contact forms in all Wordpress sites on the same VPS stopped working - php mail() malfunctioning?

On my VPS I use Ubuntu 16.04.2, Apache2 and PHP 7.0.15. Back when I installed the server environment I executed: php-zip php-curl php-xml php-gd php7.0-mcrypt php7.0-mbstring -y apt-get install lamp-...
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Forcing better logging of mail requests in PHP

I provide virtual hosting for a number of websites (mainly wordpress) maintained by others. Unfortunately one of them gets compromised and used to send spam (typically from a PHP script) from time-to-...
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Using a domain from one provider and hosting from anotther

I have a client who has a domain from company A but prefers hosting from company B. I know that this is possible, but the client also uses the mail services from company A using the domain that is ...
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Differents mail accounts in differents servers [DNS]

I have my own domain which has MX Record handled by Outlook, where I only have 1 account (myname@mydomain.tld), and I would like to use as many accounts as I wish (anyaccount@mydomain.tld) and handle ...
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Email messages sent from AWS EC2 are getting marked as spam

I have setup my website on AWS which is built in yii2 PHP. Now here I am using default PHP mail which I purchased from GoDaddy. And I have pointed the domain name to AWS using my elastic IP using an ...
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Hotmail account is not receiving email from web server

I have a client with an ecommerce site. It's working fine but we realised that Hotmail accounts are not receiving emails from the site (eg: the receipt when someone orders a product). We tested by ...
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Can't receive mail from outside domain

Grr. This is annoying. I can send/receive email locally (eg. joe@example.com <-> sue@example.com) I can't send/receive email to/from other domains (eg. joe@hotmail.com <-> sue@example.com) ...
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Spamassasin reports HTML_FONT_TINY with huge penalty, what is it?

Update The authors of the plugin suggested that it is a false positive. I am using MailPoet in a Wordpress installation to send newsletters. In an effort to validate the chances a newsletter has ...
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How to change the hosting company and keep the email messages?

We aren't pleased with our current shared hosting account and we will change our hosting company to AWS (if this matter). The main problem which I see now is that we have two email accounts (let's say ...
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Is there a way to keep my email subdomain at mail.example.com?

I've pointed it at the Google app servers, and unfortunately that means a redirect to mail.google.com. Is there a way to avoid that redirect and allow me to browse email at mail.example.com? Will I ...
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Can you use Azure cloud hosting services as a mail server?

Can Azure cloud hosting services be used as a mail server? I don't see anything in the Azure marketplace that correlates to what I need.
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What does mailbox quota mean?

I want to publish my website and I don't know which host to choose. A free host which has "Mailbox quota: maximum-500", and a paid host which has "Mailbox quota: unlimited". What does mailbox quota ...
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Using my Home server Mail server and pointing DNS [duplicate]

I have my own webserver on my home PC. I also have a mail server too. I have been pointing my paid server to my mail server and I'm just wasting $15 a month for this, so how can I get my domain to ...
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Multiple domains under 1 IP, cPanel and mail black listing

This likely wont sound like the most elegant way of doing things, but in order to ask my question I need to explain how we currently have things set-up. The company I work for hosts a number of e-...
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Configuring Dummy addresses for forwarding and sending

I'm switching over to a VPS for our hosting needs. Our users need a custom domain mailing address that forwards to their emails and that they can send mails from. I have a setup with postfix which ...
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Problems with bad mail reputation [duplicate]

I have recently started with a small company that is having pretty bad problems with mail ending up in peoples junk folders. They used to send large bursts of newsletters from the one address every ...
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Can I send a confirmation E-Mail to imported E-Mail addresses in MailChimp?

I have a list of E-Mail addresses opting in to subscribe to a newsletter. However, the form that collected the addresses did not send out a "double-opt-in" confirmation E-Mail, which is legally ...
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