When I send email using cli it doesnt go in spam but when I use nodemailer it goes in spam.

Posted September 22, 2017 6.3k views
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I see this in mail header ( when sent using nodemailer)
Received: from [] (unknown [x.x.x.x]) (using TLSv1.2 with cipher ECDHE-RSA-AES128-GCM-SHA256 (128/128 bits)) (No client certificate requested) by (Postfix) with ESMTPSA id 7A2E4C2294 for; Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:07:25 +0000 (UTC)

But the is not present when sent using cli..

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I would recommend using SMTP to send out your emails. This would drastically improve the delivery rate of your emails and you would have the correct host in your email headers.

For example you could use Gmail’s SMTP service or setup your own on your droplet. If you decide to go with Gmail here’s a nice guide on how to configure and set that all up:

Hope that this helps!