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My email sent out from my droplets to email all go to trash

Posted September 21, 2015 2.2k views
Linux BasicsEmail

i ’ve set up a linux + email server (centos + postfix) , but recently i sent email from my email account (using thuderbird connect to my account) to a gmail account, all of the emails are dropped into the gmail trash?

How can i fix the problem?

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  • There’s a checklist for ensuring you don’t end up as spam:

    • Check MX Blacklists, see if your box is present on them
    • Make sure your PTR is valid
    • Make sure your mailserver isn’t identifying itself as ‘localhost’
    • Make sure that your SPF record is set and is allowing your box to send mail
    • Make sure that you are not actually spamming

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This question was answered by @ahrotahntee:

There’s a checklist for ensuring you don’t end up as spam:

  • Check MX Blacklists, see if your box is present on them
  • Make sure your PTR is valid
  • Make sure your mailserver isn’t identifying itself as ‘localhost’
  • Make sure that your SPF record is set and is allowing your box to send mail
  • Make sure that you are not actually spamming

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Hello, all

You can make sure that your mailing list is fully opted-in and that you’re using SMTP authentication.

Also to test the mail score of your emails you can use a website like:

https://www.mail-tester.com/

and then send a valid test - an exact email with a valid - subject, message body, full signatures and attachments.

Regards,
Alex