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[MIRRORING REPOSITORY] See MailCare is an open source disposable email address services. Accessible via web browser or API to protect your privacy right now.

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  • To run this project, you must have PHP 7 installed and php-mailparse extension.
  • Port 25 should be open from any IP address
  • You should setup a host on your web server for your domain.

Step 1

Begin by cloning this repository to your machine, and installing all Composer & NPM dependencies.

git clone [email protected]:mailcare/mailcare.git
cd mailcare && composer install && npm install
php artisan mailcare:install

Step 2

Next, configure your mail transfer agent (MTA) to catch all emails and route them to the php application mailcare. See bellow an example with Postfix that I personnally use.

sudo php artisan mailcare:configure-postfix /etc/postfix forge

This script does 2 configurations


Replace the line

myhostname = *
myhostname =
Add one new line
smtpd_recipient_restrictions = permit_mynetworks, reject_unauth_destination
for security purposes. Add one new line
local_recipient_maps =
to accept any mailbox under the domain myhostname


Add one new line

mailcare unix - n n - - pipe flags=F user=forge argv=php /home/forge/ mailcare:email-receive
to create a new hook named mailcare Replace the line
smtp      inet *
smtp      inet  n       -       -       -       -       smtpd -o content_filter=mailcare:dummy
to call this new hook each time you receive an email

and reload Postfix.

Step 3








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