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Unified email strategy, migration from remote IMAP and Thunderbird

We are a small team of five people managing roughly 100 websites on a dozen servers. The current email strategy implemented by me some years ago seems not to be optimal any more. Let's describe the ...
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How to migrate a small handful of users from one mail server to another

Here's my situation: I've got a mail server, we'll call it mail1.site.com. And what I want to do is, build a new mail server, mail2.site.com, and migrate all the users over. The setup is ...
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Monit failing to connect to Dovecot over SSL IMAP

I run Monit to keep check on processes on a Debian server. It's working as normal for all other services (Apache SSL, Postfix, SSH etc.) but Monit's checks on Dovecot are failing repeatedly. I think ...
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How do I fix this dovecot SELinux error in audit.log on CentOS?

I'm getting these SELinux errors in /var/log/audit/audit.log for dovecot. type=USER_AUTH msg=audit(1404794536.249:100679): user pid=28375 uid=0 auid=0 ses=2700 ...
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How to set up postfix / dovecot with SSL to send receive emails from iPhone

I just installed a fresh copy of dovecot on my VPS. I am also running postfix, and I first went through this guide I followed everything as explained. However when I try to send an email from my ...
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Postfix and Dovecot Sieve spam filter does not work

CentOS 6.5 x64 I'm trying to apply a Sieve filter to my mailserver (Postfix + Dovecot + Spamassassin) to automatically move spam mails to my Junk folder. I've added sieve to my ...
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Dovecot MySQL Authentication SlowDown

I have an IMAP/POP3/Webmail server with Dovecot1 2.2.10 with a MySQL backend located on another server. The server runs with default configuration. ... driver = mysql default_pass_scheme = plain ... ...
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CentOS 6.5 Webmail Server: warning: SASL: Connect to private/auth failed: No such file or directory

I'm trying to run a webmail server on CentOS with Postfix, Docecot and Roundcube. Whenever I try to send mail or send a test email to my server it fails. I can login so looks like Dovecot is okay. ...
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is there something similar like sa-learn-cyrus for dovecot?

I was looking whole morning and found nothing. I have a debian box running dovecot IMAP. I want to train the spamassassin with the users spam folders. is there something similar like sa-learn-cyrus ...
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Postfix: SASL authentication failure: cannot connect to saslauthd server: Permission denied

I had a Postfix/Dovecot server up and running for about a week until I had to reboot it. When I did, things stopped working. I've been up searching for hours to no avail. IMAP successfully ...
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ubuntu PostFix + Dovecot mail server

/log/mail.log Jun 23 10:38:05 mail postfix/smtpd[60639]: connect from mail.faisal.asia[127.0.0.1] Jun 23 10:38:05 mail postfix/smtpd[60639]: disconnect from mail.faisal.asia[127.0.0.1] Jun 23 ...
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Unable to send mail after installing Postfix and Dovecot

I have setup a mail server with Postfix and Dovecot in my debian server. I can send and receive messages between my users using the 'mail' command: mail user@mydomain.es but i can't send mail using ...
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Postfix/Dovecot Mailserver: Outgoing Mails just appear on googlemail

for a growing project I just set up our own mailserver with postfix and dovecot. I have also sent some test mails to my gmail account, which works pretty good. Just minutes before I wanted to write an ...
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Migrating from any IMAP/POP3 server to Dovecot

I am trying to synchronize two mailboxes which reside in different servers. This is due to a migration process. The old server is a courier server and needs to be accessed via IMAP, whereas the new ...
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Sieve - Redirect incoming mail for all mailboxes within domain to one specific mailbox

Is it possible to set a global sieve filter to redirect mail to specific mailbox within receiving domain. I understand I can simply point out where I want mail to go in a filter like ...
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Add a per-domain filter in sieve

How can I set up a per-domain filter in sieve/dovecot? In documentation I can see per-user setting: sieve = ~/.dovecot.sieve, and right now I'm using global filter: sieve_before = ...
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Dovecot doesn't use my mail_location parameter

I'm using Exim 4.72 and Dovecot 1.2.15 on Debian 6.0.9. Exim delivers emails to /home/username in a mbox file. dovecot.conf mail_location = mbox:~/:INBOX=/var/mail/%n But - dovecot -n ...
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Move spam from dovecot public folders

I have set up Dovecot with public folders on a CentOS 6-server, with sendmail and spamassassin. I'm getting a lot of spam in both public folders and in the users inboxes. I want spamassassin / ...
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What is stopping postfix from delivering mail to the local transport agent?

I have the following settings ( as grabbed from my postconf -n output) alias_database = hash:/etc/aliases alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases append_dot_mydomain = no biff = no broken_sasl_auth_clients = ...
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How do I convert all accounts on a dovecot IMAP server from one Maildir layout to another?

I am currently running dovecot 2.x on a server with the following layout for mailboxes: mail_location = maildir:~/Maildir I would like to change the layout to this format: mail_location = ...
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Dovecot: no auth attempts in 0 secs (IMAP protocol)

I'm having a lot of problems configuring dovecot ony vps. I'm already able to send email using port 110 and to receive email using port 25, but I can't connect using port 993 and 995. I'm using ...
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Postfix sends email to spam (gmail, hotmail)

I recently installed a postfix + dovecot + dkim multi domain, multi user, multi alias mail server on my debian squeeze system. Everything works except for one big issue that basically makes the whole ...
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Postfix does not offer authentication on submission port when it is enabled

I'm having an odd (to me at least) problem with a new Postfix install. I'm using Postfix with Dovecot, and the IMAP from Dovecot is working just great, but when clients try to send mail to the ...
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dovecot rhel 5 installation fails because of newer libraries

to whom it may respond to, we are trying to install dovecot (dovecot-2.2.10-1_14.el5.x86_64) on a RHEL 5.4 server and we get the error : [root@asgfkm /]# rpm -i dovecot-2.1.17-0_136.el5.x86_64.rpm ...
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Email client wont connect to SMTP Authentication server

Im having trouble installing SMTH Auth for my ubuntu email server. I have followed ubuntu own guide for SMTH AUT (https://help.ubuntu.com/14.04/serverguide/postfix.html). But my email client ...
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Can't get Postfix Admin to use Dovecot password hashing

I'm setting up Postfix Admin 2.91 and trying to use dovecot:SHA512-CRYPT for password hashing. In config.inc.php I have set: // dovecot:CRYPT-METHOD = use dovecotpw -s 'CRYPT-METHOD'. Example: ...
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Server is sending SPAM but it's not an open relay [duplicate]

I have a problem with Dovecot + Postfix. My server is sending SPAM from the local user "dovecot", but my server is not configured as an open relay (mails can be sent without auth-ing only from ...
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Imapsync doesn't sync unicode characters properly

I am using imapsync to migrate my e-mail account from a CPanel (courier) mailserver to a Debian/Dovecot one. The issue I am facing has to do with some folders that contain Unicode characters. For ...
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Sendmail and Dovecot almost working but not quite

I have set up dovecot as suggested here. Mail is delivered to the correct directory and I set my mail_location as suggested: Dovecot -n yeilds this: disable_plaintext_auth = no mail_location = ...
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Postfix + Dovecot + MySQL : (user unknown) on virtual users

I've set up a mail server using Postfix + Dovecot (dovecot auth) + Postfixadmin The server is working great, be it for SMTP or IMAP, except that messages to virtual users get bump with the following ...
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Set up postmaster using Postfix on Ubuntu 14.04

I am in need of serious help. I have been on Google, Stackoverflow, Postfix's website and numerous forums. I am officially stuck, I even tried to replicate another machine's config files. The ...
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Dovecot - Unexpected messages order after move

There is Dovecot service on the server. I had moved messages in user mailbox manually from one to another. Now I am experiencing some sorting problem on iOS device. For example: I have mail 2 days ...
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Dovecot + OpenLDAP

I am trying to get dovecot 2.0.19 authenticate users via LDAP (OpenLDAP 2.4.28) and using Wireshark to debug the process. It looks like the basic configuration of dovecot is fine, but it doesn't pull ...
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Move mail server to a new server with no downtime

We have a server that currently acts as a web, database and mail server. We would like to move mail to its own dedicated server. So: The address for the mail server is mail.example.com. It has A ...
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Dovecot removing my mails

Why is dovecot removing my mails? I have setup an SQL database according to the Dovecot information, but I get this in my logs: May 14 14:23:53 alpha postfix/smtpd[16436]: Anonymous TLS connection ...
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Dovecot unable to perform mysql query

I have been following the ISPMail tutorials on workaround.org (the 2.9 Wheezy version) and thus far everything has been working fine. When I reached the step to "Testing email delivery" step I noticed ...
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Dovecot Postfix SMTP-AUTH dovecot: imap-login: Disconnected (auth failed

I am installing a new mail server using postfix dovecot , mysql and roundcube 0.9.5 as mail client with the smtp-auth functionality and below are my configurations.I am failing to authenticate and ...
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“Postfix SMTP server: errors from *” repeated automatic response

I'm attempting to setup a mail server with Postfix and Dovecot. It's not really working all that well, but there's something more urgent I'd like to get fixed first. I sent a few test e-mail ...
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Dovecot grace_quota parameter application

I am running Dovecot 2.1.7 I set up quota, and it works fine. The only thing I cannot get to work is grace_quota. I am able to fill mailbox (I use only virtual mails) up to quota. But nothing more. ...
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Dovecot disable zlib compression and decompress existing messages

After upgrading dovecot to 2.1.7 (wheezy) the mailbox index files seems to be broken. Normaly dovecot should repairs them automatically but due to zlib compression it is not able to determine the ...
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Incomplete parameters passed from Postfix to Dovecot during AUTH PLAIN transaction

I'm migrating from an old CentOS box to a new Ubuntu server. I have a working Postfix/Dovecot/PostfixAdmin/SpamAssassin/Clamav system working on CentOS, and am trying to simply replicate the same ...
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ISPConfig 3 on Ubuntu 12.04, is it possible to enable SSL/TLS for dovecot for multiple domain?

I'm in the mists of setting up a web host for a friend and I'm new to using ISPConfig3. Previously, for my own web host I managed manually from cli. For ISPConfig3, I followed the official setup guide ...
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Saving email from cPanel and integrating it to postfix.

I have a shared hosting environment with cPanel installed managing all email creation, forwarding and all other tasks. But now I have moved to VPS using CentOs and already installed postfix, dovecot, ...
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How to configure a dovecot cluster with non-shared storage

Dovecot has a Proxy service which allows to perform load balancing between Dovecot Backend servers. And there is a Director service which makes it easy to have temporarily user -> server mapping. ...
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Dovecot service doesn't start

I follow these steps to install a postfix/dovecot/mysql mail service: https://www.dropbox.com/s/c2q64gndb9dwpmm/Postfix__Dovecot.pdf When i need to restart a dovecot service and view "mail.log" file. ...
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dovecot username reformatting / translation

I have usernames in the format user@domain.com and my install of dovecot under virtualmin currently expects and works with the format username.domain . Is it possible to use the settings: ...
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Dovecot - auth error permission denied

The following log file arises off my current maillog: Apr 24 17:44:48 h2290750 dovecot: auth: Error: pgsql: Connect failed to mail: could not connect to server: Permission denied Apr 24 17:44:48 ...
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Postfix alias and “impersonating” issue

I recently started configuring addresses on my postfix server and stumbled into an issue with my colleagues. So assume i have an alias testing@bar.ru which forwards mail to screatch@gmail.com and ...
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Dovecot: autocreate public mailboxes?

Currently I have a problem with my understanding of public mailboxes with dovecot. What is currently running is postfix together with dovecot (also with dovecot's sasl). Whenever an e-mail reaches my ...
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Dovecot and reconnection to database

I've got a setup with Dovecot using a PostgreSQL backend together with vmm. I usually get messages like this into log: dovecot: dict: pgsql(10.0.0.2): Connected to database mail Based on ...