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Why don’t I see X-Spam-Status headers ?

By default, amavisd adds the X-Spam-Status header only when the score is 2.0 or higher. Edit /Library/Server/Mail/Config/amavisd/amavisd.conf and look for $sa_tag_level_deflt = 2.0; # add spam info headers if at, or above that level You want to see X-Spam-Status headers on all mail, even non-spam – so make it a negative number. $sa_tag_level_deflt = -999.0; […]

MCrypt Installer for OS X Server

Compatibility OS X 10.11.x El Capitan with Server app 5.x (SIP compatible) OS X 10.10.x Yosemite with Server app 4.x or 5.x OS X 10.9.x Mavericks with Server app 3.x OS X 10.8.x Mountain Lion with Server app 2.x Note: If MCrypt is already installed and loadable by PHP, the installer will exit without making […]

How to enable/disable greylisting on OS X 10.10 Yosemite and OS X 10.11 El Capitan With Server 5?

Click here to learn more about greylisting. To disable greylisting: sudo serveradmin settings mail:postfix:greylist_enabled = no sudo /Applications/Server.app/Contents/ServerRoot/usr/sbin/postfix reload To enable greylisting: sudo serveradmin settings mail:postfix:greylist_enabled = yes sudo /Applications/Server.app/Contents/ServerRoot/usr/sbin/postfix reload

How Can I Copy (Bcc) All Incoming and Outgoing Email to an Email Address on OS X Server 5?

In previous OS X Server versions there was a GUI setting which allowed you to “Copy all mail to…” an email address of your choice. It does not exist anymore, but you can still set this parameter by using the command line: sudo serveradmin settings mail:imap:postmaster_address = “myemailaddress@mydomain.tld” sudo serveradmin settings mail:postfix:always_bcc_enabled = yes Make […]

Roundcube for OS X Server – Installed Files and UnInstall Instructions

Roundcube Installed Files sqlite and the httpd.conf are installed in: /usr/local/topicdesk/roundcube/ the webapp.plist is here: /Library/Server/Web/Config/apache2/webapps/com.topidesk.roundcube.webapp.plist Easy UnInstall The installer provides a built-in UnInstall option which removes all roundcube files and the installer receipt. Note: MCrypt files are not removed because other applications may be dependent on MCrypt. Manual Uninstall sudo webappctl stop com.topicdesk.roundcube sudo […]

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How to copy (bcc) all mail from specific senders to another address

Sender BCC Maps allow you to specify one or more senders along with a bcc_recipient address. When an incoming or outgoing message matches sender_bcc_maps, the message is BCCd to the specified address A few examples BCC all mail sent from a fax or copier to a Fax/Copier archive Bob wants all mail he sends from his 3 company addresses copied to his AOL account Audit mail from a specific address Create the sender_bcc file Here is how I would create the file using pico. note: when done editing with pico, hit ctrl-x to exit and y to save sudo pico…
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Why don’t I see X-Spam-Status headers ?

By default, amavisd adds the X-Spam-Status header only when the score is 2.0 or higher. Edit /Library/Server/Mail/Config/amavisd/amavisd.conf and look for $sa_tag_level_deflt = 2.0; # add spam info headers if at, or above that level You want to see X-Spam-Status headers on all mail, even non-spam - so make it a negative number. $sa_tag_level_deflt = -999.0; # add spam info headers if at, or above that level Stop amavisd (it will be automatically re-started) sudo launchctl stop org.amavis.amavisd
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How to enable/disable greylisting on OS X 10.10 Yosemite and OS X 10.11 El Capitan With Server 5?

Click here to learn more about greylisting. To disable greylisting: sudo serveradmin settings mail:postfix:greylist_enabled = no sudo /Applications/Server.app/Contents/ServerRoot/usr/sbin/postfix reload To enable greylisting: sudo serveradmin settings mail:postfix:greylist_enabled = yes sudo /Applications/Server.app/Contents/ServerRoot/usr/sbin/postfix reload
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How Can I Copy (Bcc) All Incoming and Outgoing Email to an Email Address on OS X Server 5?

In previous OS X Server versions there was a GUI setting which allowed you to "Copy all mail to..." an email address of your choice. It does not exist anymore, but you can still set this parameter by using the command line: sudo serveradmin settings mail:imap:postmaster_address = "myemailaddress@mydomain.tld" sudo serveradmin settings mail:postfix:always_bcc_enabled = yes Make sure you change myemailaddress@mydomain.tld to the actual email address you'd like to bcc. If for some reason the always_bcc_enabled setting does not change, it means that most likely serveradmin got stuck and you need to do some manual editing of: /Library/Server/Mail/Config/postfix/main.cf and change the line…
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Roundcube for OS X Server – Installed Files and UnInstall Instructions

Roundcube Installed Files sqlite and the httpd.conf are installed in: /usr/local/topicdesk/roundcube/ the webapp.plist is here: /Library/Server/Web/Config/apache2/webapps/com.topidesk.roundcube.webapp.plist Easy UnInstall The installer provides a built-in UnInstall option which removes all roundcube files and the installer receipt. Note: MCrypt files are not removed because other applications may be dependent on MCrypt. Manual Uninstall sudo webappctl stop com.topicdesk.roundcube sudo rm -rf /usr/local/topicdesk/roundcube sudo rm /Library/Server/Web/Config/apache2/webapps/com.topidesk.roundcube.webapp.plist sudo pkgutil --regexp --forget com.topicdesk.*roundcube.* sudo /Applications/Server.app/Contents/ServerRoot/usr/sbin/server-apachectl graceful MCrypt For Server 5 We add/edit the mcrypt module location in /etc/php.ini extension=/usr/local/lib/php/extensions/mcrypt.so The following files are installed: /usr/local/share/aclocal/libmcrypt.m4 /usr/local/man/man3/mcrypt.3 /usr/local/lib/libmcrypt.4.4.8.dylib /usr/local/lib/libmcrypt.4.dylib /usr/local/lib/libmcrypt.dylib /usr/local/lib/libmcrypt.la /usr/local/lib/php/extensions/mcrypt.so /usr/local/include/mcrypt.h /usr/local/include/mutils/mcrypt.h /usr/local/bin/libmcrypt-config For Server 2…
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