If you’ve been a long-time OS X Server user, especially from the days prior to OS X Server 5, then you’ll find that commands that used to work fine, suddenly produce unexpected output. For example: postconf -n may show you Postfix parameters which are completely different from what you would expect them to be. While: […]
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About Athanasios Alexandrides
Alex has been working in the IT arena for over 30 years. During his career he has held senior management positions within several IT companies. Among them globuDATA, Systrade, Wolf Computer (an Ascom company), Micronetics Consulting SA and IBM. In 1999, he quit corporate life to found Art & Pixels together with his wife. Art & Pixels specialised in the development and project management of web applications and covered a series of consultancy and instruction mandates for a broad range of clients.
Today he focuses on helping OS X Server administrators, IT project management and software development. While his passion are Apple related projects, he is at home on many platforms. He is fluent in German, English, French, Italian and thus, able to assist an international clientele.
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With OS X Server 5, Apple has further modified logging level and files for mail services. This setup is well thought out for occasional log peeking through Server.app, but can make it a bit cumbersome for troubleshooting since different log levels are written into separate log files, rather than a single one. The most important […]
Managing OS X Server, quite often requires one to manually edit text based configuration files. As do many of our tutorials and FAQs. There are many ways of doing this. You can use a Terminal based editor or one with a fancy GUI. What is paramount though, is that you use a Plain Text Editor […]
Click here to learn more about greylisting. To disable greylisting: sudo serveradmin settings mail:postfix:greylist_enabled = no sudo /Applications/Server.app/Contents/ServerRoot/usr/sbin/postfix reload To enable greylisting: sudo serveradmin settings mail:postfix:greylist_enabled = yes sudo /Applications/Server.app/Contents/ServerRoot/usr/sbin/postfix reload
In previous OS X Server versions there was a GUI setting which allowed you to “Copy all mail to…” an email address of your choice. It does not exist anymore, but you can still set this parameter by using the command line: sudo serveradmin settings mail:imap:postmaster_address = “firstname.lastname@example.org” sudo serveradmin settings mail:postfix:always_bcc_enabled = yes Make […]