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Maildir “new” has messages but Inbox is empty

I'm installing a new mail server (Postfix/Dovecot+Maildir) in a fresh OS. Using Thunderbird (or Squirrelmail) I can send mails but my inbox is empty even when I can see them in ...
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Installation of Postfix and Dovecot Mail Server on Ubuntu and Postfix will not start

Information on the Mail Server Installation Process Followed... Hello I have a server with DigitalOcean that I am trying to install an email server on so I can add and manage email accounts. This is ...
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Can't receive mails from Gmail

A few days ago Gmail suddenly decided to stop sending mails to my mailserver. I am using Postfix and Dovecot with an paid SSL Certificate running on Debian 7 with everything updated. My mail.log ...
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postfix always_BCC mail system configuration error

I'm trying to setup always_bcc to an archive account in order to copy all inbound and outbound mail into a mailbox that can be sucked up by a third-party cloud archive solution. Outbound, works fine, ...
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Dovecot 2.0.7 postlogin script not getting plain_pass

We are currently setting up a postlogin script to pass credentials to a script for syncing mail to another server cluster in preparation for a migration. The server we are setting this up currently ...
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Can't login to dovecot using gmail as an email client

I've used this installation configure-email-server-using-postfix-dovecot When I try to use gmail as the email client (connecting to my server through port 993) I get this error Unable to establish ...
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Fail2Ban: I'm having trouble creating a regex for my Dovecot filter

I am trying to create a regex filter for my failed Dovecot entries in the maillog file. What I have created is: .*dovecot: auth: sql\(.*,<HOST>\): Password mismatch The target line in the ...
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Out-of-date IMAP back-up - restore emails from Client?

The IMAP server just died (Dovecot with Maildirs). The back-up is 1 day old. The missing day of emails is available on the Thunderbird local client. If the IMAP server is restored from backup, on ...
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how to list Dovecot imap prompt commands?

When I do imap pre-auth with: /usr/libexec/dovecot/imap -u username I can see imap prompt but do not know how to list available commands (like e logout or b select inbox and so on). How to list ...
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Postfix MySQL Dovecot Roundcube configuration

I am in the process of setting up a mail server and I was hoping to get some help. It starts with Roundcube webmail, when I tried to login with an existing correct user name and password it gives me ...
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Dovecot configuration

I was setting up a mail server on Amazon EC2 using postfix and dovcot and I seem to be stack on starting up dovecot service. Here is the message i got when I run Service dovecot status dovecot ...
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Why dovecot 2.2.13 is not moving emails from new/ to cur/?

I am using dovecot 2.2.13 on gentoo 64bit. When new email arrives it stays in new/ directory instead to be moved to cur/ directory. I read that maildir_empty_new = yes was added to ...
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How to integrate spamassassin to work with squirrelmail?

I have recently configured, postfix/dovecot/squirrelmail and installed AMAVIS, CLAMAV, SPAMASSASSIN .Im trying to check spam system is working by sending a plain text email with the following string ...
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Using non-standard mailbox backend - is this even possible?

What I'm trying to do: provide an IMAP server as a facade for standardized e-mail access, without using on-disk mailboxes. What I have: multiple TB of e-mails, stored in MySQL in a completely ...
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How to get UIDNEXT in python procmail pipe script? [migrated]

I have this python script for inserting raw email to db. Do not ask me why I am inserting raw mail to database. import sys from DB import * import email full_msg = sys.stdin.readlines() j = ...
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ports 993 and 995 not open even though opened in iptables

Hi I have a problem with imaps and pops access of email clients to mail server (postfix/dovecot) telnet from the servers shell (ubuntu 12.04, postfix, dovecot, spamassassin, amavis) to ports 587, 25, ...
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Use Fail2ban to block proxied dovecot password attempts

I've searched around a great deal with this, but can't manage to come up with a solution. The easiest way of explaining it, is I used to have just 1 email server, now I have 2. The 1st email server ...
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Exim permissions when sharing a dovecot mailfolder

Using dovecot on debian wheezy, I have just set up a shared mailfolder inside another user's mail folder to be able to share the contents of this mailfolder with some other users, wthout duplicating ...
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Dovcot SMTP “435 Unable to authenticate at present”, But Courier Mailserver Works Fine

I'm having somewhat of a weird issue on my server: My SMTP service stopped working, along with my RoundCube/Webmail services (But I believe this is a separate database issue) When I try to send mail ...
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Alternative to postfix with SNI certificates + Dovecot compatibility

As we're aware postfix doesn't support SNI (Server Name Indication), which means that if you'd define a certificate, it will be used for all domain names that you have on that server, which could be ...
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Dovecot SSL Certificate is not accepted

I have certificates issued from StartSSL, which is a trusted authority for certificates, and my websites work with its certificates with no problems and no complaints from all browsers about any trust ...
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What options exist for changing usernames transparently in Webmail?

Currently, we have a fully working POP/IMAP/Webmail system (using Dovecot and Roundcube) that is a gleaming tower of perfection in its intended design. We have thousands of customers who belong to a ...
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How to correct Dovecot user login to use full domain email in this format “myuser@mydomain.com” [duplicate]

I have configured dovecot and postfix...Email server works fine.. (Webmail and outlook both works..) I have created users using unix command .. usreadd -s /sbin/nologin myuser But i have a ...
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Dig shows external configuration? [closed]

I'm already trying for 2 days to deal with an answer for this problem. I have a virtual server somewhere and installed postfix/dovecot/mysql. It works somehow. I can login with Outlook with the ...
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Mail server constantly tries to send email [closed]

I have a mail server with Postfix and Dovecot installed and I've noticed it endlessly tries to send out malformed emails with misspelled address. For example if I type to: anton@outlok.com (misspelled ...
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Postfix 5.7.1 Relay access denied

I know there's a lot of similar questions here but none has helped me. So I have a Debian 7.0 server with postfix and dovecot working on it with a self-signed certificate. I can send emails to other ...
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Thunderbird and Dovecot, INBOX is not synchronized on multiple pcs

i have a little problem with Thunderbird mail and Dovecot. I use the the latest stable from Thunderbird and connect my mail account about the IMAP protocol. Now i have an office PC and a Notebook, on ...
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Postfix server rejecting sender address

I installed a mailserver (postfix / dovecot) on my Debian Wheezy system and cannot send mails. Since I just want to administer a mail server and don't have a domain yet, I'm working with the external ...
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how to use doveadm -A correctly

I'd like to use doveadm to expunge (and more). When I run doveadm search -u 'some@email.com' mailbox Trash savedbefore 90d it works. But when I use -A, it doesn't. doveadm search -A mailbox ...
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Can send, but not receive email

I am able to send but not receive email on my server - this is similar to an issue I had before, but I've gotten further along and my emails send without issue. I believe the email receiving problem ...
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Dovecot/Postfix mail server replies to [SYN] with [RST, ACK] when user attempts to connect (POP3). Likely iptables?

Currently I am trying to trouble shoot an e-mail server that will allow users to send e-mail, but not log in to the server (POP3) or receive e-mail using their Outlook clients. Previously this was ...
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Setup Postfix+Dovecot reading from database

I'm trying to setup Postfix and Dovecot, the latter with virtual users stored in a MySQL database, following this guide (but here I recap everything as there are some "bugs" in the guide I fixed ...
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/var/mail Folder Permission (Setup Mail Server with Dovecot) [closed]

I am following a guide to setup a mail server and accounts on a Debian 7 OS and they ask to set up a folder permissions to match this: drwxrwsr-x 3 root vmail 4096 Jan 24 21:23 /var/mail But my ...
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Migrating messages from an old mailserver to a new (courier)

So I have a linux box running Postfix/Courier for use as a mailserver, using Roundcube as a front-end. User accounts are setup in the usual Maildir, with cur, new, and tmp folders. I had an older ...
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Postfix 'tlsv1 alert unknown ca'

I have VPS (server A) and hosting (server B). On the server A, I've set up mail server (debian, postfix, dovecot, postfixadmin and roundcube, self-signed cert, TLS only auth) which works fine: I can ...
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Postfix/Dovecot Issues receiving Mail

I am having an issue with PostFix and Dovecot. I followed this guide: https://github.com/opensolutions/ViMbAdmin/wiki/Mail-System-Install-on-Ubuntu and when mail is sent into the server, this is in ...
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Dovecot: move all e-mail from a sub-mailbox to main INBOX

Introduction: I am in the last stage of migrating a very big mail account from a remote courier mail server to a new dovecot server. For this I used dsync to move the INBOX from the old server. ...
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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 ...
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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 & ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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. ...