Question

Mailx sending all mails to spam folder.

  • Posted November 17, 2013

Newbie Here,

My goal is to setup email accounts with my domain (ex: john@mydomain.com) and use the SMTP Server I configured in my NodeJS App to send mails to my app’s subscribers.

I followed this tutorial in setting up Postfix and Mailx:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-install-postfix-on-centos-6

and installed iRedMail following this tutorial:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-install-iredmail-on-centos-6-3-x64

All is working fine except that all mails from the email accounts are being sent to the spam folder.

I have set up a TXT Record with these values as instructed in the tutorial:

Name: @ Text: v=spf1 ip4:MYSERVERIP_ADDRESS -all

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@Kamal Nasser This is the response I get: <br> <br>StartError <br>Context: Failed to query MAIL-FROM <br>ErrorCode: (2) Could not find a valid SPF record <br>Error: No SPF records for ‘dealwithin.com’ <br>EndError <br>none

Here’s an example: <br><img src=“https://kmlnsr.me/Screenshot from 2013-11-17 15%3A50%3A39.png” alt=“screenshot” />

because it says “Unable to resolve cjflores in the DNS”

@Kamal Nasser Hi! What should I put in the Senders Computer Name Field? I apologize for the newbie question.

Have you wanted a few hours until the SPF record propagates? Try testing your SPF record using <a href=“http://tools.bevhost.com/spf/”>http://tools.bevhost.com/spf/</a>.