allen
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allen

I'm having trouble with my email

February 6, 2014 2.4k views
I just migrated all my sites from another VPS to DO. I have everything working on ISPConfig 3, Debian 7, and just installed roundcube. I was able to send and receive emails for about 30 minutes, then updated postfix, removed spam assassin / virus scanner and emails stopped working completely. I can no longer send or receive emails. I can log in and emails show they are sent in their sent box, but they don't actually go anywhere. My server IP is 162.243.230.21, I have my PTR records fine and here is how my zone file looks: $TTL 1800 @ IN SOA NS1.DIGITALOCEAN.COM. hostmaster.sitetied.com. ( 1391706214 ; last update: 2014-02-06 17:03:34 UTC 3600 ; refresh 900 ; retry 1209600 ; expire 1800 ; ttl ) IN NS NS1.DIGITALOCEAN.COM. NS NS2.DIGITALOCEAN.COM. NS NS3.DIGITALOCEAN.COM. MX 10 mail.sitetied.com. @ IN A 162.243.230.21 www CNAME @ * CNAME @ mail IN A 162.243.230.21 sitetied.com. IN A 162.243.230.21
7 Answers
I thought you know that postfix require spam assassin / virus scanner!!

installed them back and see if it works or not...
Postfix does not require such software, FMCB.
updated postfix, removed spam assassin / virus scanner and emails stopped working completely.
Have you edited postfix's config files to not try to pass the emails to spam assassin?
yes, I have, I commented those lines out
I have even reinstalled spam assassin / virus scanner and brought it back to the original to test and still had no luck.
my PTR is mail.sitetied.com as well, is this correct or should it be my FQDN?
here is another look at my zone file after updating it with the spf:

$TTL 1800
@ IN SOA NS1.DIGITALOCEAN.COM. hostmaster.sitetied.com. (
1391882114 ; last update: 2014-02-08 17:55:14 UTC
3600 ; refresh
900 ; retry
1209600 ; expire
1800 ; ttl
)
IN NS NS1.DIGITALOCEAN.COM.
NS NS2.DIGITALOCEAN.COM.
NS NS3.DIGITALOCEAN.COM.
MX 10 mail.sitetied.com.
@ IN A 162.243.230.21
www CNAME @
* CNAME @
mail IN A 162.243.230.21
@ TXT "v=spf1 mx ~all"
@Kamal, I didn't know that. I had the idea it does, but it turned out that you are right.

Thanks for correcting me.
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