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Hi,

What is the preferred way to set up sending of email (notifications from WordPress and from the server)? I thought I read that Postfix is installed but the mail command doesn't work. What would you recommend? I already have an external SMTP server that I can use.

Thanks!

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Hi sshanky,

Postfix is already installed with Webinoly and WordPress should be able to send emails.

Check your server email log: sudo log -email

Check your firewall settings and be sure port 25 is open.

Regards.

commented by Rookie
Thanks. I have a Cron job set up that uses the mail command and it fails because mail command not found.  Also, what's the best way to change the SMTP server?
commented by Expert

Mail command is not a native Linux feature and is not installed by default in Ubuntu, if you want to use something specific, you should install it by yourself.

sudo apt-get install mailutils

SMTP server is out of the scope of Webinoly Project, I'm pretty sure you can find a lot of good tutorials in Google.

Regards.

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