found it... sieveshell

If you're wondering how to install sieveshell on Ubuntu (12.X), search no more, there's no such package. Instead, this tool is contained in the cyrus-admin package. Just do an aptitude install cyrus-admin and you're set!

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Stresstesting IMAP clients

Just found an interesting article about IMAP clients comparison:
http://www.hackvalue.nl/en/article/64/stresstesting_imap_clients

Personally I'm using claws-mail, with 4 mail accounts, one of which has more than 250000 messages.

Migrating to it from thunderbird was fairly easy, I've converted my thunderbird filters to claws ...

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exim + dovecot + clamav + postfixadmin

Ok, here we go...

I needed to quickly configure a mailserver, initially - for a single domain (but probably will host more later).

I am using exim over the last two years, I don't like qmail because it's very old, and to add some new feature to it - requires ...

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How to check SpamAssassin version

Quick one-liner for checking spamassassin version:

[root@server ~]# perl -MMail::SpamAssassin -e 'print $Mail::SpamAssassin::VERSION;'
3.002004
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Parallels decided to drop qmail?

While installing latest Parallels Plesk version (9.0), noticed an unusual option :) :

Different mailservers
16. (*) Qmail mailserver
17. ( ) Postfix mailserver

Could this be true, that Parallels finally decided to drop Qmail?
Now don't get me wrong, but qmail wasn't updated for 10 years already, and any additional feature ...

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Icewarp Merak mail server not working behind a smtp relay

Just migrated an email server to a dedicated server at GoDaddy, and according to their policies, 25 TCP port is blocked "to prevent spam", and they force us to use their smtp relay for mail delivery.

After properly configuring all delivery related settings, server still could not send emails.

A ...

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