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Dovecot can't see user home dir

I'm testing my Dovecot configuration with mutt but without success. I have user user@example.com, I created home directory for him with maildirmake.dovecot command. But Dovecot cant cd to home ...
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Dovecot quota doesn't reject incoming emails when quota is exceeded

I've got VPS under CentOS 7 with Exim+Dovecot mail system. cat /etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-mail.conf mail_privileged_group = mail mail_access_groups = mail mail_location = maildir:%h/mail/%d/%n ...
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Dovecot does not react on telnet

So I installed dovecot and tried to connect via telnet to port 143. Dovecot is configured to listen: > doveconf listen protocols listen = * protocols = imap is running: > ps auxf | grep ...
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How to do Dovecot mailbox folder aliases?

Using postfix/2.11 and dovecot/2.2 (configuration like ISP Mail Tutorial) I want to have mailbox folder aliases. For example there are 7 default "special" (see RFC 6154) mailbox folders: Drafts ...
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Safest Means of Deleting Old Messages in Dovecot

So I'm trying to setup automated deletion of messages in Dovecot using a cronjob to run a daily doveadm expunge and weekly doveadm purge to clear out old messages with some given criteria (mostly ...
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Generating SSL key for Dovecot and Postfix

Following this tutorial: https://www.vultr.com/docs/simple-mailserver-postfix-dovecot-sieve-debian Trying to create a self-signed SSL certificate for testing purposes for my mail server, using code: ...
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Roundcube unable to connect to Dovecot/Postfix via IMAP

I've recently moved a working isntance of RoundCube from my mail server (running Dovecot & Postfix) to a different server, and pointed it at the original server. However, since the move I have ...
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Can't receive mail with dovecot + postfix setup

First time setting up my own mail server on a machine running the latest Ubuntu After looking around i decided on dovecot + postfix and Virtual users with mailboxes in /var/mail/vmail/%d/%n For the ...
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How to configure MAILSERVER so that MAIL CLIENTS can automatically find settings

I have a mail server: postfix; dovecot; mysql; ssl cert. That is work. But, how to configure my MAILSERVER so that MAIL CLIENTS (thunderbird, apple mail, outlook) can automatically find settings ?
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Dovecot Require Client Certificate for Remote Connections Only

After a bit of a struggle I've managed to configure Dovecot to require client certificates for users logging in, and it works well. However, I also want to setup a web-mail solution (Roundcube) which ...
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Spamassassin and Dovecot mdbox Compatibility

So I'm thinking of using Dovecot's mdbox format for storing mail, however I'll also be using Spamassassin and need to be able to pass it a folder of e-mails for its filters to be applied to. Can this ...
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Postfix/Dovecot Mail: fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms

I'm getting this issue when trying to setup Postfix/Dovecot to work on my Ubuntu server, 15.10. Followed this guide to try to setup the server, worked in the past. However, trying to upgrade to 15.10 ...
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dovecot shared folders (acl with mysql) can't be subscribed

For some reason the folder Project Folders is not selectable. Practically every public or shared folder is not selectable. The Email client is Thunderbird. # 2.1.17: /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf # OS: ...
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Emails not being recieved

Ok, I've asked a couple of questions already. Basically my server was hacked, I've managed to get everything back online and working and hopefully the hole they got in from is plugged, I now have ...
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TLS1.2 not possible with iOS mail?

I have a dovecot server running that enforces TLS1.2 ssl_protocols = !SSLv2 !SSLv3 !TLSv1 !TLSv1.1 TLSv1.2 This used to work fine until someone tried to connect with an iPhone which complains that ...
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Postfix error: no SASL authentication mechanisms

I have searched many hours but can not fix the problem. Does anyone can show me the way to fix it? This is my postconf -n postconf: warning: /etc/postfix/master.cf: undefined parameter: ...
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Dovecot X509 + MySQL Auth backend not working

I'm trying to configure IMAPS-clients to use client X509 certificates to authenticate towards Dovecot. I've followed instructions and tips on the following two pages: Certificate based auth with ...
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Roundcube Not Fetching E-Mails from /var/mail directory

I recently set Roundcube up along with Postfix and Dovecot. It's all configured correctly as far as I can see. Roundcube sends emails fine but doesn't fetch any, what's strange is I can see the ...
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Dovecot dict: Can't open configuration file, Permission denied

I'm trying to set up a dovecot mysql dict for quota in a FreeBSD jail. This is the log I'm getting: an 13 10:03:23 mail dovecot: dict(71120): Error: Failed to initialize dictionary 'sqlquota': dict ...
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Dovecot quota clone

I'm trying to use dovecot's quotas and share them via mysql with modoboa. I'm using the count module for that: http://wiki2.dovecot.org/Quota/Count To share the quota I'm trying to implement the new ...
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Postfix Localhost Server Sending Spam to Itself

I have an iRedMail server that runs Postfix and am trying to determine the source of its spam problem. I have since changed the MX records on the domain for the address receiving spam and the good ...
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PostFix/Dovecot new installation on Centos6

I have installed Postfix and Dovecot on my server. It seems to be mostly working - I can send mail from my account to a remote account no problem. My problem is receiving it. When I send an email ...
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Dovecot - plus sign in mailbox name

I have a mailserver build with Postfix for SMTP and Dovecot for mail storage (with mailboxes stored in MySQL db). One of the users created mailbox with plus sign in its name, like this: ...
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postfix dovecot maildir pop3 strange behaviour

AFAIK, with maildir system, unread messages stored into new folder, and will be moved to cur folder when read. In my installation, every messages stored into cur folder and when I connect with pop3 ...
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is it possible to have mbox + maildir in dovecot at the same time

I have server with sendmail, procmail and dovecot. sendmail delivers the mail in MBOX such this one (manager@domain.com): /var/spool/vmail/domain.com/mail/manager Then dovecot took over and uses ...
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Dovecot: increase ssl_dh_parameters_length

I'm using Dovecot 2.2.21 I set ssl_dh_parameters_length = 4096. Before that, I had set 2048. After the change I reloaded Dovecot. Since then, SSL doesn't work any more and I get these logs ...
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Alias with all users in mysql table for postfix/dovecot

I have a table with users for my mail server. This table for imap authenfication in dovecot: ...
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Correct Namespace config for Sent/Drafts/Trash with dovecot

Dovecot seems to configure namespaces by default (conf.d/10-mail.conf and conf.d/15-mailboxes.conf) this way: # 10-mail.conf mail_location = mbox:~/mail:INBOX=/var/mail/%u namespace inbox { inbox ...
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Setup scalable email server [closed]

I spent last week setting up email servers with trying all MTA and I was able to send and receive emails with attachments and do spam filtering. Now my concern is what if I got too many users and too ...
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Create alias with all users from mysql table in postfix/dovecot

I have a table with users for my mail server. This table for imap authenfication in dovecot ...
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Should Postfix run chrooted if it already is in it a FreeBSD jail?

I'm running Postfix together with Dovecot and a few milters in a FreeBSD jail. Is there a significant security gain when I run SMTP and SMTPD daemons chrooted as well?
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Dovecot configuration for user login from client side( outlook )

i have configured Sendmail in centos 7 without error, when i start to configure Dovecot(incoming server), i don't know how to configure for IMAP and POP3 user logins. when i configure with outlook ...
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how to integrate sendmail virtual users + dovecot + full email address as username

I need to build an email server to process virtual users for several different domains using ssl on a single server. I know how to do that with a single domain using system users + sendmail + ssl + ...
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Mail Clients stopped working after MX Change

At first I was using 'example.com' as my MX record and everything worked fine, IMAP, SMTP, sending mails from the mail clients. And then I changed my mx record to 'mail.example.com' and everything ...
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Can I backup a dovecot account via rsync?

I would like to backup a remote dovecot account to my local disc. The docs explain a tool which seems to support only a "push", not a "pull" way of backup: http://wiki2.dovecot.org/Tools/Doveadm/Sync ...
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Unable to use Sieve to sort out Spam Mails to a Spam folder

I have configured a mailserver with dovecot + postfix on Debian. I can send and recieve emails. Also the server detects spam emails. Unfortunately, Sieve does not sort out Spam Mails to a Spam ...
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Dovecot/Exim domainless user

I have DirectAdmin set up with Exim and Dovecot. When I log in through Roundcube. Roundcube looks in /etc/virtual/<domain>/passwd to auth (I'm assuming mail clients do the same). Now I have one ...
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Configure mail for multiple domains VPS

I have a VPS with a few domains: domain1.com, domain2.com FQDN = domain1.com A self signed certificate for FQDN is configured automatically. iRedMail (postfix + dovecot) is configured on this VPS. ...
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After configuring exim and dovecot am getting below error while restarting exim in centos [closed]

iam new to this configuration,please help me.. Exim configuration error in line 63 of /etc/exim/exim.conf: main option "dovecot_login" unknown
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autoreply sieve not working mailer-daemon

I have set up the following services: postfix (2.11.3) dovecot (2.2.15) horde (5.2.4) Dovecot runs the following: imap lmtp sieve Everything is working fine but autoreply. For instance ...
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What is the difference between mail_location and mail_home in Dovecot

I cannot understand what is the different between this two path in Dovecot configuration: mail_location mail_home The first seems to be the place where it is supposed to find messages. But I ...
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Dovecot error reading mailbox: Can't expand ~/ for mail root

I want to configure dovecot to use mysql as users database. This is my config: # Authentication for SQL users. Included from 10-auth.conf. # # <doc/wiki/AuthDatabase.SQL.txt> passdb { driver ...
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Having troubles receiving emails from Gmail

I'm having problem with receiving emails from Gmail. The problem is gmail only. I can send mails to gmail and receive it perfectly in gmail. I also being able to receive mails from yahoo and other ...
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postfix rejects all EMails Recipient address rejected: User unknown inlocal recipient table

Hi Together I've got a problem with my postfix server and i can't solve it. I set up a local mailserver with dovecot and postfix to receive e-mail over my own domain. It worked fine till i tried to ...
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Dovecot migration fails: “[…] specify separator […]”

I'm setting up a new dovecot server ("A") and I'm trying to migrate one mailbox from another IMAP server ("B", Dovecot as well). On new server A my dovecot.conf looks like this: […] mapc_host = ...
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“lost connection after UNKNOWN” (OpenDKIM + postfix receiving emails)

I had a fully working mail server before installingopendkim with TLS with a free StartSSL certificate, that Thunderbird could interface with properly to send/receive email. My distro is Debian 8. ...
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Postfix: How to secure port 25? [duplicate]

How can I secure port 25 in postfix/dovecot? Right now, I can send internal email through telnet without login. For example: telnet mydomain.com 25 MAIL FROM:<me@mydomain.com> 250 2.1.0 Ok RCPT ...
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Does Dovecot no longer work under xInetd?

I've been trying to get Dovecot to work under CentOS 7 with xinetd and I get errors such as: Error: net_connect_unix(anvil) failed: No such file or directory Fatal: Couldn't connect to anvil and the ...
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Postfix + Dovecot - Internal Relay

I have a postfix/dovecot mail server setup. Mail is working perfectly. External relays are disabled. The issue is external servers can telnet to smtp 25 and spoof email from any valid domains hosted ...
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postfix - Rewriting address from maps before applying restrictions

I use Postfix and Dovecot on my server. I have quota plugin to my Dovecot applied so I have created service which provides information about quota to Postfix. My smtpd_recipient_restricions are: ...