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I'm having trouble with my email

  • Posted February 6, 2014

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
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@Kamal, I didn’t know that. I had the idea it does, but it turned out that you are right. <br> <br>Thanks for correcting me.

here is another look at my zone file after updating it with the spf: <br> <br>$TTL 1800 <br>@ IN SOA NS1.DIGITALOCEAN.COM. hostmaster.sitetied.com. ( <br> 1391882114 ; last update: 2014-02-08 17:55:14 UTC <br> 3600 ; refresh <br> 900 ; retry <br> 1209600 ; expire <br> 1800 ; ttl <br> ) <br> IN NS NS1.DIGITALOCEAN.COM. <br> NS NS2.DIGITALOCEAN.COM. <br> NS NS3.DIGITALOCEAN.COM. <br> MX 10 mail.sitetied.com. <br>@ IN A 162.243.230.21 <br>www CNAME @ <br>* CNAME @ <br>mail IN A 162.243.230.21 <br>@ TXT “v=spf1 mx ~all”

my PTR is mail.sitetied.com as well, is this correct or should it be my FQDN?

I have even reinstalled spam assassin / virus scanner and brought it back to the original to test and still had no luck.

yes, I have, I commented those lines out

Postfix does not require such software, FMCB. <br><blockquote>updated postfix, removed spam assassin / virus scanner and emails stopped working completely.</blockquote>Have you edited postfix’s config files to not try to pass the emails to spam assassin?

I thought you know that postfix require spam assassin / virus scanner!! <br> <br>installed them back and see if it works or not…