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You should never experience delivery issues with the Enterprise Email from Hostwinds. If you do, please contact us as soon as possible to resolve any issues immediately via Live Chat or submit us a ticket. If you're experiencing delivery issues with your Enterprise Email...

Issues Receiving Email If you're having problems receiving email, but you can send an email, here are some possible common causes that will be explained in more depth below: Over email quota DNS problems Mail client problems Over Email Quota Each email account is assigned a...

This guide is intended for Hostwinds clients whose service is older than 30 days and have found that their IP has been blacklisted. Reasons If you find yourself on an email blacklist, there could be several reasons: The previous owner of your service's IP you're using had...

Generally speaking, a blacklist is any list of domains, IP addresses, or computers that communication is not allowed. Many kinds of blacklists are used in computing, and this guide is about blacklists from third parties that are maintained to prevent spam, bulk, and...

Webmail through cPanel makes email easy - most of the time. However, some common issues can creep up. Here are a few that you may encounter and what you can do about them. This article is intended for clients who have WHM access and can perform root functions. Database error...

This guide will cover creating A, MX, SPF, DKIM, DMARC, and rDNS records for your iRedMail server. iRedMail will add a DKIM key to your server during installation, and this can easily be retrieved to create the DNS record. The examples below will demonstrate how to add these...

If you're having problems sending email, it may be something as simple as a wrong password or a port being blocked. Here are some common reasons you may have issues sending emails. Please see below for useful troubleshooting steps, ideas, and related articles. Wrong Password...

The modern business uses email as their primary methods of communication. It's quick, simple, and lets you provide detailed information that can be reviewed at any time by either party. However, many business (and even personal) emails can get classified as spam by your...

Email blacklists are lists of domains, and IP addresses reported to send spam in the past. When you send an email, the receiving mail server may check the mail headers for IP addresses and domains. If it finds any of these are listed in the blacklist provider they subscribe...

With Hostwinds Shared and Business web hosting plans, there are email limits in place. For example, our shared hosting plan has a limit of 25 emails sent per hour. Also, our business hosting has a limit of 250 emails sent per hour. Do Multiple Recipients Equal Multiple...

To create email accounts for your addon/subdomain accounts, you'll need to use your cPanel account to first create the appropriate addon/subdomains. Once set up, head to Home> Email> Email Accounts. There you can create an email account for the appropriate subdomain. Be sure...

What is smtp-cli? To better understand what smtp-cli is, let's talk about what it is not; smtp-cli is NOT an email server or relay agent; it is also NOT a way to send high volumes of mail. It is an email client that allows sending text, HTML, files, and pictures from the...

Greylisting is a great way to defend users against spam coming into their email accounts. When greylisting is enabled on your account, it will automatically block any senders that the server does not recognize. If the sender is legitimate and not spam, then it will try after...

iRedMail offers a secure, total solution for a standalone mail server. You can create unlimited email domains, users, and admins in the iRedMail web admin panel. The installation is recommended on a clean server installation and completed with a script, followed by some...

Vesta Control Panel offers several configurability options when adding and editing mail domains and accounts. The below guide will explore the options that Vesta provides. Mail Domains Step 1: Access your admin Vesta account at YourServerIP:8083. Select the Mail section from...

Apache SpamAssassin powers the email spam filters in cPanel and comes with any Hostwinds Shared or Business Hosting plan. SpamAssassin allows several configuration options so that you can determine how much spam is received and what happens to it once received. With...