Simple Mail Transfer Protocol - an Internet standard for electronic mail (e-mail) transmission across Internet Protocol (IP) networks.

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How does Google know that a password protected zip contains a virus?

I was trying to send the eicar.com virus to someone to test an antivirus. When I've tried to send it as is, Google SMTP blocked it, saying that the software was malicious. So I've zipped it with a ...
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Why does Gmail no longer offer the 'Send through Gmail option' for aliases?

In the past, I could add any email address that I own via Settings → Accounts → Add another email address you own. I document this on my blog. On that wzard, there were 2 options: But ...
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Gmail “Send Mail As” from a Google Apps account, using an alias

I have two Google mail accounts: my main account (myself@gmail.com) and a Google Apps account (myself@g.mydomain.com). I would like to use my primary gmail.com address to sign in and receive all mail, ...
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Limitations on sending email through Gmail SMTP

I'm debugging a web application that is attempting to send email through Gmail and I'm getting rejections. It works for a while after logging in through the browser, then starts to fail again. What ...
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How to avoid Google Mail SMTP lock while traveling?

I know there are lots of articles about this problem, but I still can't find a nice way to fix that. My boss is traveling a lot, and because of constant change of place her google account is blocked. ...
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e-mails from certain domains not going through e-mail alias

I have a former school (.edu) e-mail account that has been converted to an alias, which is supposed to forward everything to my paid Go Daddy account. However, e-mails from certain domains never seem ...
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Gmail rejects SMTP password with 2-factor authentication

I am using the Mail app on Mac OS X to access my Gmail account using 2-factor authentication. The app is configured with an application-specific password and it works fine for a few days: email can be ...
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Is it possible to limit outgoing emails to one domain?

A customer of mine has asked if we can set-up their email software at each shop, so that it can only send emails to one domain name. They are currently using Google Apps with Mozilla Thunderbird 3 ...
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Spoof sender through Gmail SMTP in Thunderbird

Gmail allows its users to send emails as though from another email address, as long as that address has been verified. Is doing so possible through Thunderbird and the Gmail SMTP servers?
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Any Postmarkapp.com alternatives around?

I'm looking for paid STMP services like Postmarkapp.com. Postmarkapp.com is great, but it's prices are too high for me. I know that Smtp.com is also good (but I've failed to contact their sales ...
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Send mail from a Gmail catch all address

I just recently set up Google Apps (Standard) on my domain, and I have a catch-all e-mail address on it that I pull e-mail from locally, so I can easily receive e-mail to anything@example.com. Now I ...
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SMTP on Gmail error with valid address/password [closed]

SMTP on gmail.com works just fine for one address, but fails for another valid address. These settings work fine: Email Server: smtp.gmail.com Email Port: 587 Email User: myaddress@gmail.com Email ...
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Send email to a certain person from a certain address with Gmail

I have both the default Gmail SMTP and my company's SMTP configured in Gmail. My company has asked that I always send emails to them using their SMTP and from address. But for general communication ...
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How to use Gmail's “Send Mail As” with another Gmail account through SMTP without “On Behalf Of”?

Related to this question, I want to remove the "On Behalf Of" when I send an email from another Gmail account via the web ui. So, as of now, my email is being shown as From emailA@gmail.com on behalf ...
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Can GMail display error messages for SMTP failures?

For one of my configured email accounts in GMail I send mail using my university's SMTP sever. This works fine most of the time. When my university password expired GMail was no longer able to send ...
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Are there any email platform which allows mass mailing?

First, let me say this is for legitimate mass mailing. We have web applications which use Gmail SMTP server to send email to users. But, Gmail has some sort of daily message quota restriction (like ...
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Can you keep separate Sent folders in Gmail for each of your custom SMTP servers?

Is there a way to keep separate Sent folders in Gmail for each of your custom SMTP servers? I already use labels to differentiate them by the way, but 2 Sent Mail folders would be ideal.
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Replying from Gmail with custom POP3 settings and auto selecting the associated custom SMTP settings

I setup Gmail to add a POP3 and SMTP server for sending mail. Whenever I get mail to that new address though, and I press on reply it still tries to reply by default by using my @gmail.com address. ...
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Is it possible to utilizing the “Send mail as” GMail feature from SMTP?

I have my GMail linked to non-gmail email accounts so that I can send mail as them. Is there a way to use this feature without the web interface (smtp)? I use Mail for Mac OSX Snow Leopard.
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How can I reliably deliver email to Hotmail users?

One of my customers (annoyingly) uses HotMail for his primary email address. A lot of the time, my emails to him get returned undeliverable due an over-zealous spam filter. My email is from my own ...