Joomla! My contact form send mail, which i never receive.

Posted September 17, 2014 6.8k views

My position is, mail can be sent through my contact form ( ) BUT i don’t receive it. I check “sent a copy to yourself”, tried different mail accounts; but the sender accounts also don’t receive the copy of the mail they sent to me.

  • joomla have my mail by installation, it is gmail. i believe what we did is to make visitors send mail to my gmail account. because settings are like that at joomla. this settings SAYS mail sent, but i cant receive them.
    when i try this settings : i get an error while trying to send mail as “smtp connection failed”.

  • should i look somewhere else than my gmail account? but the sender accounts don’t receive their own mail’s copy also.

  • I have installed Postfix and configured it, by looking at this tutorial:

THANKS you guys.


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You need to create /etc/postfix/virtual.db first, which can be done by running the following command:

sudo postmap /etc/postfix/virtual

Don’t forget to restart Postfix:

sudo service postfix restart
  • THANKS kamaln7,
    when i type

    sudo postmap /etc/postfix/virtual

    ıt says

    postmap: fatal: open /etc/postfix/virtual: No such file or directory

    What would be the problem??