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Dovecot (+ MySQL + postfix) - Client cant access

My goal is to get a mailserver that is capable of sending and receiving emails from several different domains. Therefore I want to use virtual users. I followed this manual step by step: ...
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Postfix with dovecot unable to deliver message

I'm trying to setup a mail service on my server with this and this articles. After finishing configuration, i got working user accounts - its possible to successfully login on each account with ...
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Dovecot SSL: “unknown state”

Two weeks ago I set up a Mailserver using Dovecot and Postfix. It's a server for a organization with about 5000 mails per day. Everything works fine, but today I enabled verbose_ssl in ...
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StartSSL cert doesn't work with Dovecot/OpenSMTPD

I've an issue with my StartSSL certificate. When I try to use it to activate SSL encryption on Dovecot, I get the following error in my log when a client attempt a connection to the imap server : ...
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Why use both Dovecot and Postfix? [duplicate]

Just out of curiosity, there are dozens / hundreds of tutorials helping you setup a Dovecot - Postfix mail server. On the surface, both of them are email servers, why use both? Mail servers are ...
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Dovecot doesn't fetch mail from Postfix

I have installed Postfix on remote machine that successfully sends emails as well as receives. In order to connect to that remote server through email client (Thunderbird) I have installed Dovecot. ...
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Dovecot Quotas are not recalculated nor is mail rejected if quota is exceeded

I'm trying to set up quotas in Dovecot. Currently Postfix is running together with Dovecot and postfixadmin, on Debian Jessie. The problem I have is that the quotas are not applied, nor ...
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Dovecot: virtual and local users homonyms: Mail access for users with UID 1000 not permitted

Well, the case seems simple but I can’t find a satisfactory answer. I have a Postfix/Dovecot installation with the later configured to work with virtual emails which works like a charm... for ...
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Dovecot 10-master.conf file configuration issue

Can you please help debug this configuration file? I have spent hours on setting up postfix/dovecot on my new ubuntu server installed on my new VPS but no luck so far. I am unable to neither send nor ...
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dovecot-antispam error storing mail

I've got a server running dovecot with the dovecot-antispam plugin. These are sourced from the Standard Ubuntu 14.04 repositories. I know mail is not supposed to be moved into a mailbox of type ...
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Postfix, dovecot, squirrelmail Failed to autocreate mailbox INBOX

I'm trying to create my first mail server with postfix, Dovecot and squirrel mail on Ubuntu 14.04 To get started did i follow this tutorial on this page. ...
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Dovecot Sieve does not run?

I'm quite new to Dovecot but it has worked out for me pretty good so far for me. I run dovecot with postfix and amavis and spamassassin and it works out all fine, mails get tagged as junk, sending, ...
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Postfix + Dovecot with MySQL backend: md5-hashed passwords and CRAM-MD5 auth

My question What are the risks of switching from MD5 to CRAM-MD5 passwords in the database, especially considering the following, and how to approach that for an existing installation (provided I ...
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Delete old e-mails from a Maildir

I am currently trying to figure out how I can delete old e-mails in one folder of a Maildir installation on a Debian server. Basically what I want to do is to run a cron job every day or so that ...
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VPS imap-login error

please, could you help me with my problem? I installed VPS. Everythings ok, except email and I cannot figure, why it doesn't work as expected - Squirell mail returns when trying to log in: ERROR: ...
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postfix: relay access denied. How to fix it?

I've been fiddling with main.cf file for a long time but still couldn't find why. I've set up an email server with this tutorial Email with Postfix, Dovecot and MariaDB on CentOS 7 This is the part ...
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Postfix/Dovecot - Multiple Domains and Multiple Linux Accounts

I have been trying to setup a new mail server to migrate from my VPS, as my host has decided to close its doors. The old server was running Exim/Courier (nearly a decade old at this point,) and I'm ...
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Dovecot - Fatal: execv(/usr/lib/dovecot/imap-login) failed: Permission denied

I'm in the process of trying to set my own mail server reasonably closely following this guide: http://sealedabstract.com/code/nsa-proof-your-e-mail-in-2-hours/ I've just started to test the ...
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Postfix to Dovecot connection was interupted, where did Postfix store my email?

I upgraded my postfix and dovecot mail server, turns out I forgot to configure delivery from postfix to dovecot. Postfix instead delivered the email itself(according to the logs as it's says ...
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I switched my password hashing from md5 to ssha512, now exim4 won't accept smtp-logins

I have recently switched my password hashing from md5 to ssha512. This works fine with dovecot, so I can read incoming mail without problems. It does not work as well for exim4. Log output from ...
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Dovecot SELinux MailDir permission denied

I have dovecot installed on CentOS 7.1. In the past, I have often just disabled SELinux, but now I want to have a server with SELinux that works for me. Anyhow, I have mail stored in ...
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Dovecot is not working [closed]

I'm having a server. The server information I've given below. Linux host.com 2.6.32-531.29.2.lve1.3.11.1.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Thu Dec 18 06:49:17 EST 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux When I was ...
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Dovecot installation errors - cannot create regular file

So i tried to install dovecot-common, dovecot-imapd and dovecot-pop3d. However, I keep getting these error messages: Setting up dovecot-imapd (1:2.1.7-7+deb7u1) ... Creating config file ...
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roundcube password plugin not updating

Im trying to configure password plugin for roundcube and cant get it to work! When i change a password it always pops up a message " An error ocurred, Could not save new password." My main config ...
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Multiple email domains on the same server [closed]

I use Postfix/Dovecot for my emails. They work together well. Now I have a server with multiple IP addresses, and I want to host each IP address with a domain for mails. But it seems Postfix and ...
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postfix multiple alias with response (from alias mail)

I have a postfix - dovecot mail server installed over a Ubuntu 14.04 VPS. Is the following situation possible? I have tried using alias, but when i try to reply the mail, this one is delivered from ...
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dovecot namespace: empty prefix vs. list=yes

I just upgraded dovecot from 2.1.7 to 2.2.13, and my previously working configuration broke. I have one user with an empty prefix in his default namespace: Error: XXXX: Initialization failed: ...
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Postfix + Dovecot fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms

When I try to login via telnet I am getting kicked out immediately: telnet localhost 25 Trying ::1... Connected to localhost.localdomain. Escape character is '^]'. Connection closed by foreign host. ...
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Dovecot-core fails to start

I am attempting to follow this tutorial: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-configure-a-mail-server-using-postfix-dovecot-mysql-and-spamassassin I believe someone before me ...
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Use LDAP and Local auth as a backup on mail server

We are currently researching the best way to go about switching our mail server (dovecot/postfix/debian 7) from local authentication to ldap (AD) authentication. We would like to have local auth as ...
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Debian 8 Jessie - Postfix + Dovecot, send but not receive mails

I'm setting up a mail server (with Postfix, Dovecot and Postfixadmin) for a non-profit organization that I'm currently building. I'm able to send but not receive mails over TLS. When sending an email ...
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Transfer existing email to new postfix/dovecot server via POP3

I have to build a new email server with dovecot/postfix on CentOS because an existing supplier is becoming too erratic with their billing. I can do that but I am worried for a small problem. If I ...
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Postfix/Devcot Relay accedd denied and no SASL mechanisms

I am trying to configure Postfix and Devcot on my VPS and use it with Roundcube webmail and other Mail clients ( Outlook, Thunderbird... ). The problem that I am facing right now is that maillog ...
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Configuring dovecot and postfix ssl setting by jks file

I have CA JKS (Java Keystore) file which the CA bundle was added to it completely and we don't have any problem with java stuffs. Now how may I export/manipulate, keys and required stuffs for setting ...
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dovecot/ postfix make me two different folder same user (user; user@domain)

I had some problem with the Dovecot/Postfix/LDAP/SASL config files: The LDAP query, SASL config its work but my problem is postfix and the dovecot: When i first login the outlook/thunderbird/etc.. it ...
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Problems when launching doveadm

I setup this weekend an new mail server to overtake the currently by ispconfig and dovecot managed accounts. I have an issue when I run doveadm. But first of all here's the config: # 2.2.13: ...
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SpamAssassin with dovecot-antispam training

I'm trying to get dovecot-antispam working with SpamAssassin' sa-learn. This is my Dovecot configuration: antispam_backend = pipe antispam_trash = trash;Trash;Deleted Items; Deleted Messages ...
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Covert Old Dovecot Configuration to New Format

I am trying to setup a very simple mail server with virtual domains with Postfix and Dovecot. I was following this steps to setup the postfix and first part it worked fine. ...
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Just-installed Postfix + Dovecot on Debian 7 Sends but not Receives

After changing the Postfix default port from 25 to 26 (MySQL uses port 25), I can now send out mail from my box. But I can't get mail in. My mail.log shows the sent mail making it out just fine, but ...
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How to stop a loop I have introduced in a transitional postfix-spamassassin-dovecot setup

I am at the early stages of the steep email handling learning curve, gentleness appreciated :-). I have a setup with postfix and dovecot. I am trying to migrate my email server (domain example.com) ...
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Backup maildir to windows cifs share

How can I incrementally backup a maildir to a cifs share without creating a full image each time? I have dovecot running with some large mail accounts. The only backup available is on a Windows ...
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Exim on VPS receives emails meant for MX

Last weekend I transitioned a company website and corporate tools from an old server to a VPS which was set up beforehand on test.example.com and then moved to example.net. While the box does send ...
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Explain user@domain format of postfix $virtual_mailbox_maps parameter value

I am trying to setup a mail server using this article. Basically using postfix & dovecot. I have a test setup which works, but I don't understand some (a lot) of stuff and am trying to rectify ...
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dovecot: pigeonhole sieve daemon not starting

I'm trying to get dovecot + pigeonhole sieve working on ubuntu 14.04. From everything I've read it seems like this should be pretty straightforward, but I can't seem to get it working. I've ...
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Another private/auth not found thread in postfix-dovecot combo

If I try to send mails through my relay I get: warning: SASL: Connect to private/auth_dovecot failed: No such file or directory fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms The auth part in main.cf: ...
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Emails corrupt and a winmail.dat file attachment added for only one mail box

I have one mailbox that's receiving emails from a particular company who use Outlook and all emails sent to that one address are stripped of their proper structure and a winmail.dat file is attached. ...
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creating sub-folders under INBOX with dovecot IMAP

My current dovecot config: mail_location = mbox:~/mail:INBOX=/var/mail/%u Proposed doevecot config mail_location = mbox:~/mail:INBOX=/var/mail/%u:LAYOUT=fs Assuming syntax is correct for ...
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Why are many mail servers using subdomains like mail.example.com?

I'm just setting up dovecat and postfix for the first time and wondering why so many companies are using subdomains for IMAP and SMTP like smtp.mail.example.com and imap.mail.example.com? What are ...
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Mails not being received. status=deferred (lost connection with 127.0.0.1

I have a MiaB box with about 30 email boxes. This errror pops up in /var/log/mail.err but with no other information. WARNING! Error in process_request eval block: /usr/sbin/spampd: write error ...
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Dovecot reports no SASL authentication mechanisms

On my way to setup a mail server with Postfix and Dovecot on Ubuntu, I can now send mails to other domains. However, I cannot receive from others. In the logs it reads Jun 14 09:34:35 ...