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Eximstats

Eximstats Desc ======== eximstats – generates statistics from Exim mainlog files. Reason for large eximststat DB ======================= If the server has heavy email activity or if there is an abuse activity on server or if the server eximstat log rotation interval is too high then the DB can grow large in size. Whcih is the […]

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Sending mail via telnet

We can send mail via telnet using the following steps. 1. Telnet to hostname on port 25. 220 (then identifies itself – possibly with several lines of 220 + text) 2. HELO your_domain_name or whatever 250 (followed by human readable message) 3. MAIL FROM:you@hostname.com (ie, your email address) 250 is syntactically correct (or similar) 4. […]

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Some measures to prevent spamming in a cPanel server

1. Change the default PHP5 handler to suPHP 2. Enable the option “Prevent ‘nobody’ from sending mail” in tweak settings 3. Set “The maximum number of emails each domain can send out per hour” to 500 in tweak settings 4. Make the following settings in “Exim Configuration Editor” ————————————o a) SpamAssassin™: Reject mail at SMTP […]

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Squirrelmail returns the error: Warning: fsockopen() [function.fsockopen]: unable to connect to localhost:143

Error message: ========== Webmail – Squirrelmail returns the error: Warning: fsockopen() [function.fsockopen]: unable to connect to localhost:143 (Connection refused) in /usr/local/cpanel/base/3rdparty/squirrelmail/plugins/login_auth/functions.php on line 129 ========== The above given error message usually occurs when you are trying to access email accounts in Squirrelmail. Given below are the steps to resolve the issue. 1. Ensure that you […]

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Webmail – Horde returns the error: Login failed because your username or password was entered incorrectly.

Webmail – Horde returns the error: Login failed because your username or password was entered incorrectly. Error message: ========== Webmail – Horde returns the error: Login failed because your username or password was entered incorrectly. ========== The above given error message usually 0ccurs when you are trying to login to your email account in Horde […]

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Webmail – Roundcube returns the error: Connection to IMAP server failed

Webmail – Roundcube returns the error: Connection to IMAP server failed Error message: ========== Webmail – Roundcube returns the error: Connection to IMAP server failed ========== The above given error message usually occurs when you are trying to login to your email account in Horde Webmail client. Given below are the steps to resolve the […]

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How to increase Maxconnections per IP on POP and IMAP?

Sometimes, you may need to increase the number of POP and IMAP connections for a Single IP. This can be done by doing the following changes. === Edit MAXPERIP on /usr/lib/courier-imap/etc/imapd and /usr/lib/courier-imap/etc/pop ===

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