mailgraph statistics for postfix running on nginx

Posted in linux, server, srvbox on 2013/07/20
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I'm using postfix as my mail server. In order to get nice graphical overview about the server activity I'm using mailgraph. Mailgraph is a cgi script written in perl. It uses rrdtool to produce daily, weekly, monthly and yearly graphs of received/sent and bounced/rejected mail. Installing mailgraph on debian is as easy as running: aptitude Read More »

Server Availability with nagios and bootstrap

Posted in linux, server, srvbox on 2013/06/06
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Nagios is one of the most known monitoring systems. It is powerful and thanks to the modular plugin architecture you can easily monitor just anything with it. I'm mainly using it to monitor my vps machines and services as web, dns, imap, smtp, mysql. Nagios offers web gui, where you can see everything, starting from Read More »

Setup postfix to sendonly mailserver listening on localhost

Posted in linux, server on 2012/03/13
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Usually many of web applications and/or shell script require the possibility to send mails. They don't need to be able to get mails. A perfect solution for that is a low footprint mail server, which is secured (it listens only on localhost), is able to send mails and don't care about receiving mails from other Read More »