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Tag: Email

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Whether you are using Managed Hosting products or Managed Application platforms, now may be an optimal time to look into switching your email provider to a different service.

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Spam email is a hard-fought battle in server administration. Knowing how to enable spam protection in cPanel helps you protect your server and systems by securing your email accounts. These features save time and money lost from potential threats and breaches.

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How to Use Webmail From Within cPanel

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When performing tasks within cPanel, it is convenient to have the ability to access email within the interface. Having to navigate elsewhere to quickly check email for a cPanel-controlled account takes valuable time away from the task at hand. This guide helps you with how to use Webmail from within cPanel.

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Exim vs Postfix: A Comparison

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In this day and age, it is not possible to imagine any business environment without email messages. One aspect of setting up an email server for your company that is often overlooked is the selection of your mail transfer agent (MTA). MTA is also an abbreviation for mail transport agent or message transfer agent. No matter what you call it, an MTA plays an important role in everyday mail communication. An MTA is software that is responsible for transferring your electronic mail messages to the correct mail server, which an MTA finds by querying the MX records of the recipient.

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How to Convert OST to PST

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A key email client feature is accessing your emails when you do not have an active Internet connection. Microsoft’s Outlook email client downloads and saves information from your online email account locally on your computer. These email files are saved primarily in two file formats, but what are they? Let’s find out!

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In part one of How to Troubleshoot SMTP Errors, we reviewed email status codes, internal reasons for email issues, and troubleshooting steps to address those issues. In part two of this series, we will examine some of the external reasons for email issues. 

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What is SMTP?

The Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) is a communication protocol used to transmit email between corresponding email servers. Using an email client like Mac Mail, Outlook, Thunderbird, or web clients like Gmail or Windows Live, SMTP can send messages to an email server. Although SMTP was initially designed as an email transport and delivery system, it later encompassed the email submission protocols that are now in use by both the Post Office Protocol (POP) and the Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP). The above-noted email clients use these protocols to retrieve email from an email server. When this system fails, it provides the means to identify and resolve SMTP errors.

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stop spam emails

The most effective method to protect a server from sending spam is to prevent it in the first place. In this article, we provide several techniques to use to keep the server from sending out unwanted spam or junk mail. Typically, unwanted, and unsolicited spam email is usually bulk sent out to an indiscriminate list of recipients. Spam is often used for commercial purposes but can be sent out in massive volume by a botnet or a network of infected computers.

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What is Thunderbird?

Thunderbird

Thunderbird is one of the most widely used open-source email clients in the world. Mozilla originally developed the software in 2004, but the project waned in 2014/15, and Mozilla stated that they would only deliver security and maintenance updates in the future. Until recently, the community maintained the software when a Mozilla Foundation subsidiary, MZLA Technologies Corporation, took over. Today, the improvements in security and stability are very much appreciated, and since version 78, Thunderbird has built-in OpenPGP encryption technology enabled by default. Earlier versions used the available PGP technology, but it needed to be installed as a supplemental plugin. 

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What is Tmpmail?

Tmpmail is a utility written in bash that allows a user to create and use a temporary email address for receiving emails from the command-line. Underneath the covers, the bash script uses 1secmail’s API to receive the emails. By default, email addresses are created at random unless a specific email address follows the --generate flag.

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