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Issues sending and receiving mail, Dovecot, Postfix etc

I have been trying to fix my mail server for 3 days now. I'm not really new to Debian and Apache and such but I am new to Dovecot and Postfix. At this point I have set up the virtual users and the ...
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Postfix on server with multiple IP addresses sends mails with wrong HELO in header

I have a VPS with multiple IP addresses: venet0:0 x.x.x.2 venet0:1 x.x.x.3 venet0:2 x.x.x.4 venet0:3 x.x.x.5 All IPs have A records m2.domain.com -> x.x.x.2 m3.domain.com -> x.x.x.3 ...
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Postfix Failed to Receive Email

I am trying to set up a mailing server with postfix and dovecot in ubuntu 12.04 following this guide. All seems to have worked out correctly and when I try this echo test | mail email1@example.org ...
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TLS/SSL mail server Certificate installation for Postfix/Dovecot Mail Server Setup

I have tried to setup a my own web-server with mail server, (I am not a linux export just following some tutorials), webserver setup with Nginx,PHP-fpm and MySQL seems to be successful, then i moved ...
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Dovecot antispam plugin does not get triggered

I've got an issue with the antispam plugin using dovecot 2.1.7 and dspam 3.10.1. I think, the antispam plugin does not recognize the Junk-Folder because the log reports Mar 25 13:11:22 mail imap: ...
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How to move cur tmp new directories directly in virtual user home?

Reading the Maildir documentation they just mention folder should be like user/Maildir/cur tmp new So my virtual users have it without Maildir folder like: ...
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Relay Access Denied - Postfix/Dovecot

Edit: Please, please read the answer before this whole thing, as it'll save you tons of time. Answering my issue was as simple as changing a setting with Outlook, it might be for you, as well. It had ...
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Restrict email accounts that can send email

I want to restrict email accounts that can send emails - I've had an issue with a spambot sending emails from a malware script that was placed on my server (I'm trying to figure out where the ...
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searching for the correct way to compile postfix

I am experiencing issues while compiling latest version of postfix from source code. At the moment I'm trying to compile version 3 because Debian 7 and latest Ubuntu 14,10 (version 2,9 and 2,11 for ...
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Could nginx mail module replace a Postfix/Dovecot combo

I saw that nginx has a "Mail Module". I googled but don't find much documentation about this. What is this ? For what can it be used ? Could it replace my current simple Postfix/Dovecot combo?
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Postfix Multi Domain Email Going to Spam

I have read over the other post from other users on this site about this topic. I think I see my problem but cannot figure out where to change it. My configuration: RDNS for 107.170.172.XXX: ...
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SquirrelMail showing empty inbox. THIS FOLDER IS EMPTY

I have installed postfix, dovecot and squirrelmail. I can send messages and also receive messages. But in Squirrelmail web interface i can see only sent messages it is not showing the mails which are ...
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Unable to connect to Dovecot server (IMAP) using Outlook on Android

I have a Dovecot / Postfix setup running on CentOS 6.6. This server is working perfectly fine with a number of different e-mail clients, including but not limited to Thunderbird, KMail, Outlook 2013 ...
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How to handle external alias with dspam as daemon between postfix and dovecot with virtual domains?

I've got the following situation for incoming mail with Postfix 2.9.6, DSpam 3.10.1 and Dovecot 2.1.7: Incoming Mail -> SMTP -> LMTP -> DSpam (as daemon) -> LMTP -> Dovecot I've got ...
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Postfix + mysql: virtual_users combined with a catch-all in virtual_aliases

I have a Postfix (and Dovecot) server running, using MySQL to define the domain names, users and aliases. This is all running fine, but now I want to add a catch-all to a domain where I already have ...
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Dovecot logging out repeatedly , not able to send emails

I have a mail server with postfix ,dovecot , secure-tunnel and squirrel-mail on AWS. It was working without any issue until now and suddenly , i can't send mails i'm able to receive mails.Their is no ...
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Dovecot and virtual domains with different namespaces

I've got dovecot 2.1.7 setup with virtual domains and now would like to have different public namespaces for each of the virtual domains. E.g. workdomain.com -> INBOX (private namespace) -> ...
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Protocol between MTA, MDA, and mailbox in Postfix

I've read that LMTP is used to manage local messages with no need of queues. What I don't understand exactly it's how what protocols are involved and then, so please correct me if I'm wrong: Let's ...
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Postix or Dovecot debug log for Maildir folder, Virtual user mail folder owner and permission

I'm no able to find a complete tutorial about Maildir and the folders where reside owner and permissions if there's any and you already found it , please share. Anyway I wonder if there is a way to ...
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How to enable Dovecot virtual users to change their password using passwd-file?

I am running Dovecot with several virtual users in passwd-file: http://wiki2.dovecot.org/AuthDatabase/PasswdFile . The file is /etc/dovecot/userdb . How can I enable the users to change their ...
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Recomendations for this mail server setup?

EMAIL SERVER SETUP Hey, its my first time using serverfault but I hope the community can help. I am trying to build a secure email system using Linux, Postfix, Dovecot and MySQL. I have read on ...
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How to deactivate mbox? [migrated]

I just finished to install the horde framework (git version) on my server (debian7 + dovecot + postfix + apache2). And I would like to know if it is possible to deactivate the "mail" program's ...
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Skip password authentication on Dovecot when client certificate provided

Using Dovecot version 2.1.7, I've gotten client certificates working with fairly little effort, and at this point I can choose between having password authentication after the certificate check or ...
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dovecot userdb passwd-file default_fields uid not expanding %variable

I'm trying to set up a very simple shared mail server, where each 'domain' is a system user, i.e. 'example.com' is a real user with /home/example.com/, a uid of 5001 and gid 'example.com' of 5001. ...
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Dovecot: using a separate passdb per service

Situation: one front-facing server running Dovecot as IMAP/POP3/ManageSieve proxy, a mixture of IMAP servers (Dovecot, Exchange, ...) in the back-end. Dovecot's passdb does lookups against MySQL which ...
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Postfix - relay locally generated mail but accept mail incoming from GApps for the same domain

I know the way to disable all local delivery is to remove the domain from "mydestination", which will cause all mail to be relayed through whatever relay I setup. But I want postfix to accept all mail ...
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Dovecot / Postfix / SASL: Connect to /var/run/dovecot/auth-client failed: Permission denied

Dovecot / Postfix configuration is not working properly on my server : after several checks, I understand that Imap services are operationnal using local or desktop clients Postfix is listening, ...
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SASL PLAIN authenticating with primary domain, but not with virtual domain

Postfix + dovecot and sasl. Works so far with 1 domain. Added a virtual domain. Incoming mail for this works. Outgoing however has SASL authentication failing. Why does it fail I don't know. ...
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Dovecot SMTPD Sasl auth error: fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms

I've googled this error and nothing I've read/tried works - anyone know what it is Error log: Feb 23 22:35:36 localhost postfix/smtpd[5278]: connect from localhost.localdomain[127.0.0.1] Feb 23 ...
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postfix with dovecot : fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms

I setup a mail server using postfix and dovecot . I used pro linux system administration book by James Turnbull, but I got following error when try to test mail server with swaks command. swaks -tls ...
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Dovecot: Email clients and duplicated folders

So in my server I'm usually going against a problem, different emails clients call some special folders like Sent and Trash different names like Sent Items and Deleted Items. My question is, can I in ...
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Migrating IMAP emails from a FreeBSD server to a CentOS server both running Dovecot

What would be the best way to do this migration considering that I do not have the passwords for the IMAP accounts on the source server running FreeBSD and Dovecot. I do have SSH access to both ...
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Set up the right mx records for postfix/dovecot server

I recently set up a postfix/dovecot mail-server on my VPS (OVH), but for some reason I cannot receive e-mail through it. Is anyone able to check my DNS-records and my Postfix/dovecot configuration to ...
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Can't login via IMAP after creating user via useradd command

I'm trying to create a new user (that can access email) with useradd. My command is useradd --shell /bin/bash --create-home --password <password> <username> However, I cannot login to ...
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Postfix, dovecot, postfixadmin - duplicated maildir [duplicate]

I've configured postfix with dovecot and postfix admin with mysql based user storage. I changed maildir to /var/mail /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf: mail_location = ...
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Failed Gmail SPF check when importing mail through IMAP from our mailbox when original email was sent with ESMTP headers

We have a strange situation: we receive an email with ESMTP headers in it our server accepts it, it's fine we import that mail in Gmail like any other emails from our boxes Gmail makes SPF check ...
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Failed SPF for email imported to Gmail because of client IP instead of server's in message when sent through SMTP from one local box to another

We have a linux (Debian) VPS with domain (let's say example.com with MX mail.example.com) that has SPF set up. There is dovecot+exim running. There is also Direct Admin on top of that. When I send a ...
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DOVECOT: Access denied

I am trying to set up a mail server following this tutorial: http://www.starbridge.org/spip/spip.php?article12#dovecot-sasl-lda-imap-et-sieve I cannot receive emails on my email client (thunderbird). ...
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postfix “User doesn't exist” but user does exist

I am having a strange situation which I could not find elsewhere. When I send mail to rcook on my local machine, I'm seeing this in the syslog: Feb 16 20:27:14 linode postfix/pickup[1305]: ...
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I guess that my mail server is unprotected and spammers are using my mail server to spam myself [duplicate]

Since I switch to my own mail server (I folowed this two tutorials: https://www.linode.com/docs/email/postfix/email-with-postfix-dovecot-and-mysql and ...
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com.sun.mail.iap.protocolexception no login methods supported

A JavaMail app and dovecot/postfix/mutt are running on the same CentOS 7 physical serverbox. This JavaMail app was able to reliably import emails via IMAP using the same exact code until some changes ...
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Postfix: fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms (unable to telnet)

I am setting up Postfix with Dovecot for a mail solution. When I try to telnet localhost 25 the connection closes. The error seen in the log is: postfix/smtpd[22958]: initializing the server-side ...
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Authentication with Dovecot, SHA512, and salts

I have a database that has a username, password, and password salt in it. The password is hashed using SHA512. The data in my users database looks like this: user = testuser password_hash = ...
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How to synchronize downloaded emails from clients back to the IMAP server [duplicate]

I have an iRedMail server running (postfix + dovecot as an IMAP server) on a Debian Xen guest machine. By a mistake the iscsi disk, where users emails are stored, was deleted. There is another copy of ...
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Can't receive emails to my mail server

I created a mail server, following this tutorial: https://www.linode.com/docs/email/postfix/email-with-postfix-dovecot-and-mysql , I configured the email on my email client, SMTP and IMAP and both ...
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Postfix/Dovecot on a VM. Problems with understanding port fowarding

I've set up a mail server with postfix and dovecot on a virtual machine running debian 7. At first I basically made a seperate network with a host-only adapter , so host and guest were in the same ...
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Postfix / Dovecot not receiving e-mails in Ubuntu 14.04

I've just setup a VPS with Ubuntu 14.04 at Linode. I have installed Postfix, Dovecot & SquirrelMail to handle E-mail. I am able to send e-mails to other accounts (GMail & Yahoo!) but when I ...
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Postfix logging “Fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms”

I was trying to close the open relay postfix server I had running, as there was spam coming from it, and now I can't get e-mails. The message I get in the log when someone tries to send an email is ...
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invoke filtering manually in dovecot+sieve

I've configured dovecot with a sieve filtering (also I've configured roundcube, but this does not matter I think). It's working fine, I've set up some filters. But now I've got a huge unfiltered ...
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Can't receive mail with postfix virtual alias

I can't receive mail on the virtual aliases (normal email works in and out), i didn't try the virtual domains but that's what i was going for to get to work. So i have a Debian Wheezy 7.8 Build: ...