A IMAP and POP3 email server.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
13 views

How to move properly from Postfix/Dovecot to Google Apps

here is the situation: we had a mail server configured within a VPS (using Postfix/Dovecot) with the mail for 1 domain being managed. We just moved the mail for that domain to Google Apps. The MX ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

openssl s_client shows TLS working on ports 993,465, but mail clients time out on connection attempts

With the recent scares over POODLE, we have begun the process of changing everyone's connections to TLS, instead of SSL... While this process went smoothly for HTTPS, it seems that Dovecot & ...
0
votes
2answers
72 views

Scalable Multi Server E-mail setup using Linux/Dovecot

One of my clients ask me to set-up a multi server, scalable email system. I can configure multiple servers to send emails. By using PHP Mysql based login script, users will be redirected to each ...
-1
votes
1answer
13 views

Dovecot copy user emails

I have to create new accounts for certain users, copy all their mailing to their new account and then disable the old one (so not simply renaming email users). Eg: user1@corp.com to ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

zone not loaded due to errors

When I add these lines to my named.conf: zone "web34.com" IN { type master; file "web34.zone"; }; It outputs this when I try to restart the named service: ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

“user unknown” error when adding another virtual user [on hold]

I followed an Ars Technica article on setting up my own email server on Ubuntu. So, admittedly I mostly blindly followed the tutorial and some of it I didn't understand as well as I should have. ...
1
vote
1answer
22 views

wildcard certificates for linux mail servers

I would like to publish non-self-signed SSL certificates for some linux mail servers, which operate SSL and/or TLS mail services. (If relevant, these are dovecot+sendmail servers.) I need to cover ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Postfix on CentOS - Cannot receive emails

I'm trying with no success to setup Postfix on my server so I need some help (first timer here). Basically I cannot receive emails from anywhere. If I send an email to myself or to another address ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Create Public/Shared Mailbox on OS X Server 10.9.5 with Dovecot 2.2.5

how can I create a Public/Shared Mailbox on OS X Server? This Mailbox should be available to all authenticated Users on my network and should be automatically subscribed into a folder "Public" in the ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

how to enable dovecot virtual mysql virtual users authentication together with system users authentication

I use postfix,dovecot and mysql installed my mail server on centos. It works fine for mysql virtual users but the system users can not be found for authentication. How can i let it if it can’t find ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

dovecot 2.1 new imap folder permissions

I am migrating an old mail (postfix/dovecot) server to a new one. Everything works much as expected. I have a small obstacle though. I use mbox format and the setup is pretty much simple. Suppose a ...
-1
votes
0answers
89 views

Can't receive mail, but can send mail? Centos 6 Postfix/Dovecot

I followed this tutorial to setup my webmail on CentOS 6: https://www.rosehosting.com/blog/mailserver-with-virtual-users-and-domains-using-postfix-and-dovecot-on-a-centos-6-vps/ Everything is setup ...
2
votes
1answer
35 views

Postfix/Dove copy incoming outgoing emails

I have to copy a mail account's incoming and sent mails to another mail account on the same server as well. How can I do this? The server is a debian wheezy running dovecot, roundcube and postfix. ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Exim rejected RCPT

Recently I changed the router on the network, opened all the ports up and got it working Not long after making this change mail on the server stopped working. The mail log is returning this message: ...
1
vote
2answers
31 views

Dovecot namespace prefix relation to underlying Maildir structure

I am trying to figure out if/what there is a connection between the file-system structure and dovecot's namespace prefixes. Specifically, in my setup, I have not declared any namespace, so dovecot ...
-3
votes
0answers
23 views

Ubuntu - Postfix & Dovecot - Messages not retrieved

Postfix is installed and cofigured for using virtual mailboxes. Everything seems working. From outside (me@gmail.com), I can send email to info@toto.be. Postfix log tells me message is received and ...
0
votes
2answers
33 views

Dovecot create mbox type mailboxes even it shouldn't

I'm almost in finished task, but devecot always create mbox type mailbox for users even I've configured to use maildir syntax. I'm using dovecot, postfix, postfixadmin and MySQL in my server. ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Copy dovecot mail files from backup back into user's mailboxes

My old server was cloned to a new machine, but all mails for a certain date range were not copied over.. If I look in each user's mailbox, all mail files for a certain date range are missing. I did ...
2
votes
0answers
31 views

Spamassassin not respecting my blacklist

I've tried putting my blacklist_from and whitelist_from lines in ~/.spamassassin/user_prefs and in /etc/spamassassin/local.cf, but they appear to be ignored. This is from postfix's master.cf: smtp ...
0
votes
1answer
117 views

postfix RCPT TO Temporary lookup failure 451 && mail transport unavailable

i configure Postfix and dovecot in fedora 20 my problem is when set RCPT TO return me 451 4.3.0 <test@example.com>: Temporary lookup failure my postfix Configuration main.cf # postfix ...
1
vote
1answer
47 views

Postfix/Dovecot configuration with virtual users

I followed this tutorial for configuring Postfix + Dovecot with virtual users (in a mysql database) : ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

postfix/dovecot/mysql not sending/getting emails [duplicate]

I understand that I posted this before, however I left out some very important details which apparently made a lot of people less likely to answer, here's a more detailed version. My ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Dovecot Replication(between CentOS vms) not working

I have the following configuration: 2 Virtual Machines(set up using Vagrant) with CentOS 7( master_1 - 127.0.0.1:2222 and master 2 - 127.0.0.1:2200). Each has installed postfix + dovecot 2.2.10. My ...
-3
votes
1answer
31 views

How to find old email accounts in imap? [closed]

I have a webmail with 90.000 imap accounts I'm trying to delete old email accounts (for example : accounts that has not been used for 1 year) this link may help to best answer: ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Postfix SMTP authentication [duplicate]

I used this guide to create a mailserver for a small business: https://workaround.org/ispmail/wheezy. IMAP is working perfectly but i ran into an issue with SMTP and Authenticated SMTP. When i use an ...
-1
votes
0answers
73 views

Postfix misconfiguration: external clients cannot send emails

I have Postfix installed on a server that sends about 100-500 emails per day by PHP script (postcard service) Then I wanted to configure Postfix the way that a couple of admins could send/receive ...
-1
votes
0answers
13 views

Postfix+dovecot+pgsql: Relay access denied [duplicate]

I just set up my first mail server and have one problem with sending email through it. I created an account in thunderbird and I'm able to receive mails sent to my mail-server but I cant send any ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

How to set the last directory in “mail_location” setting of dovecot?

I have: mail_location = maildir:/srv/vmail/%d/%n However in reality, Dovecot stores mails in: /srv/vmail/%d/%n/mail I need to migrate a mailboxes that ends with "Maildir" instead of "mail". How ...
1
vote
0answers
57 views

sieve-test working but actual filter is just working sometimes with dovecot

i just migrated from an old Ubuntu 10.4 VPS to a shiny new Ubuntu 14.04. After a little work i got everything running besides dovecot with sieve. This question is about sieve filtering messages ...
0
votes
1answer
99 views

sieve redirect to foreign email gets “Relay access denied”

I have a postfix mail server with sql authentication and I want to implement sieve on it. Sieve is working relative good, rules who contain 'fileinto' are executed perfectly. I configured a rule in ...
-1
votes
1answer
56 views

postfix cannot access dovecot config file

I do not receive email because of the below, as mentioned in my mail.log: Sep 21 07:58:32 WWW postfix/pipe[5118]: 8F5FD605C8: to=<myname@mydomain.com>, relay=dovecot, delay=50089, ...
1
vote
1answer
53 views

Dovecot: “Warning: service(imap-login): process_limit reached, client connections are being dropped”

I've been seeing this warning in the last few months, when my email client is unable to connect to our dovecot IMAP server. Warning: service(imap-login): process_limit reached, client connections ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Recreating mailbox on postfix migrated server

I was trying to duplicate and migrate an old server. Old server is centos 4 and new server is centos 6 Postfix,Dovecot,Maildrop I have managed to migrate all databases and modify the changes ...
2
votes
0answers
52 views

Postfix SASL with Dovecot and Authenticated Smarthost

I have a bit of a problem; I have configured postfix to use dovecot for SMTP AUTH, therefore I had to specify dovecot authentication in the main.cf file. The problem is, I need to also authenticate to ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

dovecot error Unknown setting: unix_listener

I'm trying to enable postfix auth. I'm editing the this section from /etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-master.conf # Postfix smtp-auth unix_listener /var/spool/postfix/private/auth { mode = 0666 user = ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

Client host rejected: cannot find your hostname + SMTP

I have a VPS configured with dovecot. Now for some of the mails that I send are rejected with the following error: Any Clues?
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Change mailboxes owner

I'm currently using Qmail + VPOPMail + Virtualmin on my server and planning to migrate to Postfix + Dovecot + Virtualmin. Now my setup is almost finished. In my old setup, mails were delivered in ...
-3
votes
1answer
40 views

Dovecot not downloading mail from mbox [closed]

I'm setting up Dovecot for the first time and cannot get the mail to download from the mbox file. I've turned on debugging and can see that Dovecot is pointed at the right place but still no mail will ...
1
vote
2answers
184 views

Spamassassin filter systematically produces negative (ham) scores for spam messages

I have problem with lots of spam. My server setup is VPS with CentOS 6.5 and Dovecot+Postfix+Spamassassin. Here is source of one of the messages: Return-Path: <nancy_mitchell@tagbook.co.nz> ...
0
votes
1answer
80 views

Dovecot Authentication failed if trying login with @domain

When I try to test my IMAP server functionality using telnet I encounter the following error. If during the test i omit the @domain.ex everything works fine(as you can see below); a login user ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

Dovecot not attempting authentication

I am in the early stages of migrating an OS X mail installation (UW imapd/Exim/mbox) to a Ubuntu cloud VM using Dovecot/Exim/Maildir. I am starting simply: Exim is running fine, receiving mail and ...
-7
votes
2answers
68 views

Why use Dovecot AND Postfix/Sendmail? [closed]

Forgive me if I'm missing something obvious here..... but why do most linux server distros come with both Dovecot AND Postfix (or sendmail)? As far as I'm aware all three of them are Mail Transfer ...
-1
votes
1answer
87 views

Postfix - No greeting on telnet command

I'm trying to install Postfix with Dovecot and MySQL on CentOS 5. I'm new to this and I'm struggling on this more than 2 weeks. I followed this instruction ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Postfix configuration;

I cofigure a postfix/dovecot. I'm using default dovecot certificate for testing. but when i try to restart service integrity fail. But I'm not sure where is the problem. I followed DigitalOcean guide. ...
0
votes
3answers
72 views

Dovecot: deliver reply into same folder as replied-to message

UPDATE (2 sept 2014 13:01): Just to clarify, I'm interested in handling an incoming reply from someone else, so coming in via SMTP. If it is a reply to an email that is already in some mail folder, it ...
0
votes
2answers
176 views

Postfix (virtual users) + dovecot + sieve: envelop does not contain original recipient

I have set up my email server following the ISPMail tutorial with virtual users in postfix + dovecot + sieve. My problem is: the envelop "variable" in sieve does not contain the original recipient. ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

Connecting Dovecot2 to ldap

I'm currently trying to connect dovecot 2 with postfix to an ldap directory. Currently I'm having an issue in the communication itself. Dovecot starts, but does not authorize the users. I'm using the ...
1
vote
1answer
168 views

Dovecot Certificate Authentication

After implementing certificate authentication on Nginx web server, I would like to do the same on Dovecot mail server. The idea is to create your own CA and manage certificates (both issuing and ...
1
vote
1answer
58 views

Cannot send email to info@ or support@

I am trying to send email from my gmail account to a couple user accounts I have on my new Centos server. The email is setup correctly and I can send receive from accounts ok except info and support. ...
-1
votes
1answer
32 views

dovecot-lmtp: No such file or directory)

I have a problem w/ dovecot [private/dovecot-lmtp]: No such file or directory) Idea?