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mail works from webmail, outlook/thunderbird/macmail can't connect to smtp

So I'm on a digitalocean vps running Centos 6.5 and the vesta control panel. I've set up an email address jburnett@jamesburnett.com and everything works (send and receive) from webmail, however, no ...
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DNS records for mail server [duplicate]

I've been toying with an old box I've got at home and decided it might be fun to set up a mail server. It's running a lightweight debian distro, postfix, and dovecot, along side a web server, PHP, ...
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Postfix/Dovecot multiple authentication backends

I trying to configure multiple sources on a postfix/dove server of all these: virtual_alias_maps = ldap:/etc/postfix/valiases.cf,ldap:/etc/postfix/useraliases.cf,ldap:/etc/postfix/groupaliases.cf ...
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After server move postfix/dovecot problems

I have moved from one server provider to another porting all my domains and services. Everything went smoothly at first sight, but I realised now that i am having some problems with dovecot/postfix. ...
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Self signed certificate in certificate chain

I'm having building the correct certificate chain. My certificate issue a class 2 issued by StartSSL. Here's in order what I have put in my ssl.crt: my cert https://www.startssl.com/certs/ca.pem ...
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Change Mail Password, leave user system password

I have a Debian Jessie server that provides (web-)mail using postfix, dovecot and roundcube. To log-in to roundcube webmail, I have to use my system user name and password. This seems like a major ...
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Serve emails from a folder structure using dovecot

I have a lot of eml files, archived from an account, and stored in a bunch of folders, one per month. It's not a standard maildir structure, and the files don't have special names, they're just like: ...
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Dovecot not running quota sql query

I'm trying to configure dovecot to handle quota limits. I have followed a guide and configure the right steps. I even compared them with our current mailserver. The problem is, Dovecot doesn't ...
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How do I move a Maildir to a subdirectory of another user?

When an employee has left the company I want to move their entire Maildir to be a folder in an "old employees" account. Given that Maildir uses the filesystem exclusively, I feel it should be ...
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Dovecot not working with added public namespace

we're running Dovecot 2.2.5 under OS X Server 4.1 (under 10.10.3). I'm trying to add a public namespace with some public folders without success. doveconf -n: # 2.2.5: ...
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postfix bounce email to seperate dovecot server [duplicate]

I have searched for information about installing dovecot on a different server than the one that postfix is running. My setup is multiple postfix servers running in docker containers. I like to ...
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How to check if clients connect to IMAP/POP via TLS or SSL?

I am willing to disable SSL on my dovecot servers (Debian GNU/Linux), leaving TLS as the only option. Before doing so, I would like to know who is still connecting via SSL with older or misconfigured ...
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mail client Thunderbird does not read new mails from dovecot/postfix mail server

I run a server: Debian GNU/Linux 7.8 (wheezy) and used the default mail system (exim) for mails with regular users (no vmail). Mail system did not work properly for some users, so I removed exim and ...
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How to config Postfix/Dovecot to deliver all address+anything@example.com to address@example.com

Like Gmail how to configure Postfix/Dovecot on Ubuntu to deliver all address+anything@example.com to address@example.com?
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postfix/dovecot says “postmaster_address setting not given” but it is

I'm trying to configure postfix and dovecot to work together with virtual domains stored in MySQL, but I keep running into this whenever mail is passed from postfix to dovecot. Apr 26 11:54:40 smtp ...
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dovecot won't reload config?

I want to run imaps on a port other than 993. I changed this in /etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-master.conf and beforehand, backed up the original copy as /etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-master.conf.bak. I did ...
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IDN domain names on IMAP / POP3

I'm setting up a mailserver solution (Postfix, Dovecot) and I'm wondering about IDN (Internationalized domain name) on the IMAP / POP3 side. Should I use the ASCII-encoded (PUNY / ACE) format for ...
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How to build a chained cert for Dovecot?

I have a Dovecot default certificate "dovecot.pem" which is for localhost. My email client uses "domain1" and "domain2" as email hosts. Herefore I have two more self-signed certificates "domain1.crt" ...
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Postfix and dovecot can not receive mail

I setup a mail server (with multiple virtual hosts) on a VPS. I used postfix, dovecot, postfixadmin, squirrel and mysql. I can send mail by squirrel, but can not receive any mail. This is my ...
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Dovecot/Postfix can't receive emails

All configurations suggest that everything works ok but i can't receive emails... no errors just status=sent (delivered to mailbox) My main.cf is # See /usr/share/postfix/main.cf.dist for a ...
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postfix dovecot disable lmtp

I have 3 servers. 1 MX server with postfix and 2 dovecot servers. MX server receive emails and then serve them through LMTP to specific dovecot server. All mailboxes from same domain are on same ...
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Dovecot says: “Requested CRAM-MD5 scheme, but we have only CRYPT” yet CRAM-MD5 is available

Following upgrade of Fedora Core 16 to Fedora Core 21, the new Dovecot installation isn't authenticating correctly and it's not at all clear why. We have 50+ email accounts served by this server, so ...
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postfix vs dovecot: SASL fails “authentication failed: Connection lost to authentication server”

I am trying to set up an email server that authenticates against an Active Directory server. I have successfully set up Postfix and Dovecot so that I can receive, read and send email for all accounts ...
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Maildir on Debian Squeeze - Finding email boxes on /lost+found

A server that I'm helping to administrate had a severe file system problem and now there's a lot of files inside the /lost+found directory. I'd like to find the user@example.com's received and sent ...
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Who is telling where cur,new and tmp are created using Postfixadmin with Maildir

I was trying to realized which configuration is telling where cur,tmp and new are created. Of course I've beein using virtual user and I receive and send mails into virtualuser/domain/user/Maildir/new ...
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What is the username in the -u option of Dovecot's dsync command when mirroring

I want to synchronize (mirror) all mailboxes between 2 servers. The man page for Dovecot v2 dsync command includes an example: dsync -u username mirror username@example.com What is the meaning ...
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Postfix deny relay for some virtual users

I'm using Postfix as MTA and relay. Users that wish to send e-mail from a remote system authenticates and Postfix hands that to Dovecot, and this works well. But how can I limit which users can use ...
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Dovecot STARTTLS fails using fetchmail

I currently try to get my own mail server up and running. So far everything seems fine as I am able to connect to this mailserver using thunderbird. The only thing I have to do is accepting my own ...
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How to enable `dbox` for a particual mail account?

I need to enable http://wiki2.dovecot.org/MailboxFormat/dbox/ formailarchive account. I want to enable dbox only for the mailarchive account & the other accounts continue to use the Maildir ...
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dovecot authentication failures from valid clients

I get a lot of dovecot authentication failures like this in my logs: authentication failure; logname= uid=0 euid=0 tty=dovecot ruser=USER rhost=IP : 21 Time(s) for some of the IPs i am sure, that ...
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Dovecot userdb failed: Internal failure

I'm attempting to secure Dovecot by adding the 'allow_nets' option in the MySQL password query. When I do so, I can check mail just fine. However, any mail that is sent to the mailbox fails with: ...
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Configure roundcube login by hostname

I recently installed Roundcube on my Centos6/postfix/dovecot server. Default install works great but I am trying to configure some options that I cannot seem to figure out. My end result would be a ...
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Authentication error connecting to a mail server via openssl in the terminal

I've set up an email server using Postfix and Dovecot and I'm able to send and receive mail using various mail clients but for some reason I get an authentication error when I try to connect via ...
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OpenDKIM errors

When sending mail, Outlook errors 4.7.1 Service unavailable - try again later. I have installed postfix, dovecot and openDKIM, but OpenDKIM is giving me errors: Mar 30 10:19:32 x opendkim[16762]: ...
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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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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 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 ...