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Postfix to Dovecot connection was interupted, where did Postfix store my email?

I upgraded my postfix and dovecot mail server, turns out I forgot to configure delivery from postfix to dovecot. Postfix instead delivered the email itself(according to the logs as it's says ...
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I switched my password hashing from md5 to ssha512, now exim4 won't accept smtp-logins

I have recently switched my password hashing from md5 to ssha512. This works fine with dovecot, so I can read incoming mail without problems. It does not work as well for exim4. Log output from ...
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Dovecot SELinux MailDir permission denied

I have dovecot installed on CentOS 7.1. In the past, I have often just disabled SELinux, but now I want to have a server with SELinux that works for me. Anyhow, I have mail stored in ...
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Dovecot is not working

I'm having a server. The server information I've given below. Linux host.com 2.6.32-531.29.2.lve1.3.11.1.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Thu Dec 18 06:49:17 EST 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux When I was ...
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Dovecot installation errors - cannot create regular file

So i tried to install dovecot-common, dovecot-imapd and dovecot-pop3d. However, I keep getting these error messages: Setting up dovecot-imapd (1:2.1.7-7+deb7u1) ... Creating config file ...
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roundcube password plugin not updating

Im trying to configure password plugin for roundcube and cant get it to work! When i change a password it always pops up a message " An error ocurred, Could not save new password." My main config ...
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Multiple email domains on the same server [on hold]

I use Postfix/Dovecot for my emails. They work together well. Now I have a server with multiple IP addresses, and I want to host each IP address with a domain for mails. But it seems Postfix and ...
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postfix multiple alias with response (from alias mail)

I have a postfix - dovecot mail server installed over a Ubuntu 14.04 VPS. Is the following situation possible? I have tried using alias, but when i try to reply the mail, this one is delivered from ...
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iRedMail/Postfix/Dovecot/Ubuntu - I can receive, reply to emails, but i can not send

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and on fresh linux installation i have installed iRedMail. As you know it comes with Roundcube and IredAdmin. I have created several emails with different domain all of them ...
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dovecot namespace: empty prefix vs. list=yes

I just upgraded dovecot from 2.1.7 to 2.2.13, and my previously working configuration broke. I have one user with an empty prefix in his default namespace: Error: XXXX: Initialization failed: ...
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Postfix + Dovecot fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms

When I try to login via telnet I am getting kicked out immediately: telnet localhost 25 Trying ::1... Connected to localhost.localdomain. Escape character is '^]'. Connection closed by foreign host. ...
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Postfix / Dovecot not allowing external connections

I configured Dovecot and Postfix following https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-configure-a-mail-server-using-postfix-dovecot-mysql-and-spamassassin However, I am unable to connect ...
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Dovecot-core fails to start

I am attempting to follow this tutorial: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-configure-a-mail-server-using-postfix-dovecot-mysql-and-spamassassin I believe someone before me ...
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Use LDAP and Local auth as a backup on mail server

We are currently researching the best way to go about switching our mail server (dovecot/postfix/debian 7) from local authentication to ldap (AD) authentication. We would like to have local auth as ...
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Debian 8 Jessie - Postfix + Dovecot, send but not receive mails

I'm setting up a mail server (with Postfix, Dovecot and Postfixadmin) for a non-profit organization that I'm currently building. I'm able to send but not receive mails over TLS. When sending an email ...
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Transfer existing email to new postfix/dovecot server via POP3

I have to build a new email server with dovecot/postfix on CentOS because an existing supplier is becoming too erratic with their billing. I can do that but I am worried for a small problem. If I ...
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Change postfix mail store directory

I just followed this documentation to config postfix and dovecot. I was supposed to store the incoming mails by postfix at the same location dovecot will look us that in the tutorial it says it's ...
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Postfix/Devcot Relay accedd denied and no SASL mechanisms

I am trying to configure Postfix and Devcot on my VPS and use it with Roundcube webmail and other Mail clients ( Outlook, Thunderbird... ). The problem that I am facing right now is that maillog ...
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Configuring dovecot and postfix ssl setting by jks file

I have CA JKS (Java Keystore) file which the CA bundle was added to it completely and we don't have any problem with java stuffs. Now how may I export/manipulate, keys and required stuffs for setting ...
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dovecot/ postfix make me two different folder same user (user; user@domain)

I had some problem with the Dovecot/Postfix/LDAP/SASL config files: The LDAP query, SASL config its work but my problem is postfix and the dovecot: When i first login the outlook/thunderbird/etc.. it ...
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Problems when launching doveadm

I setup this weekend an new mail server to overtake the currently by ispconfig and dovecot managed accounts. I have an issue when I run doveadm. But first of all here's the config: # 2.2.13: ...
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SpamAssassin with dovecot-antispam training

I'm trying to get dovecot-antispam working with SpamAssassin' sa-learn. This is my Dovecot configuration: antispam_backend = pipe antispam_trash = trash;Trash;Deleted Items; Deleted Messages ...
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Covert Old Dovecot Configuration to New Format

I am trying to setup a very simple mail server with virtual domains with Postfix and Dovecot. I was following this steps to setup the postfix and first part it worked fine. ...
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Just-installed Postfix + Dovecot on Debian 7 Sends but not Receives

After changing the Postfix default port from 25 to 26 (MySQL uses port 25), I can now send out mail from my box. But I can't get mail in. My mail.log shows the sent mail making it out just fine, but ...
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How to stop a loop I have introduced in a transitional postfix-spamassassin-dovecot setup

I am at the early stages of the steep email handling learning curve, gentleness appreciated :-). I have a setup with postfix and dovecot. I am trying to migrate my email server (domain example.com) ...
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Backup maildir to windows cifs share

How can I incrementally backup a maildir to a cifs share without creating a full image each time? I have dovecot running with some large mail accounts. The only backup available is on a Windows ...
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Exim on VPS receives emails meant for MX

Last weekend I transitioned a company website and corporate tools from an old server to a VPS which was set up beforehand on test.example.com and then moved to example.net. While the box does send ...
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Explain user@domain format of postfix $virtual_mailbox_maps parameter value

I am trying to setup a mail server using this article. Basically using postfix & dovecot. I have a test setup which works, but I don't understand some (a lot) of stuff and am trying to rectify ...
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dovecot: pigeonhole sieve daemon not starting

I'm trying to get dovecot + pigeonhole sieve working on ubuntu 14.04. From everything I've read it seems like this should be pretty straightforward, but I can't seem to get it working. I've ...
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Another private/auth not found thread in postfix-dovecot combo

If I try to send mails through my relay I get: warning: SASL: Connect to private/auth_dovecot failed: No such file or directory fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms The auth part in main.cf: ...
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Emails corrupt and a winmail.dat file attachment added for only one mail box

I have one mailbox that's receiving emails from a particular company who use Outlook and all emails sent to that one address are stripped of their proper structure and a winmail.dat file is attached. ...
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creating sub-folders under INBOX with dovecot IMAP

My current dovecot config: mail_location = mbox:~/mail:INBOX=/var/mail/%u Proposed doevecot config mail_location = mbox:~/mail:INBOX=/var/mail/%u:LAYOUT=fs Assuming syntax is correct for ...
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Why are many mail servers using subdomains like mail.example.com?

I'm just setting up dovecat and postfix for the first time and wondering why so many companies are using subdomains for IMAP and SMTP like smtp.mail.example.com and imap.mail.example.com? What are ...
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Mails not being received. status=deferred (lost connection with 127.0.0.1

I have a MiaB box with about 30 email boxes. This errror pops up in /var/log/mail.err but with no other information. WARNING! Error in process_request eval block: /usr/sbin/spampd: write error ...
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Dovecot reports no SASL authentication mechanisms

On my way to setup a mail server with Postfix and Dovecot on Ubuntu, I can now send mails to other domains. However, I cannot receive from others. In the logs it reads Jun 14 09:34:35 ...
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doveadm pw may generate invalid password if a special charactare is used

I have a dovecot server running on an Ubuntu 14.04 server, which reads the login-data (user/domain/password) from a mysql-database. The passwords are saved as salted SHA256 hashes. To generate these, ...
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Dovecot not used as LDA by Postfix

I try to set up a mail server on Ubuntu using Postfix, Dovecot and LDAP. So far I can send and receive mails with Postfix and can connect to Dovecot via telnet (port 143) with an LDAP user. As a next ...
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Gmail bouncing postfix mail [duplicate]

I followed this tutorial to get email working on my VPS. I've been having problems sending email to Gmail. I can receive emails fine, but any mail that is sent to Gmail is bounced with the following ...
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Telnet Port 25 responds via localhost but not remotely

I just set up Postfix + Dovecot on Ubuntu and it doesn't seem to behave 100% as expected. If I run telnet localhost 25, I get: Trying ::1... Connected to localhost. Escape character is '^]'. 220 ...
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Mailserver force password change

Mailserver has been setup using postfix,dovecot,mysql,postfixadmin and squirrel mail. Is it possible to forcefully make an user change his password after certain days and also send an alert email ...
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Password mismatch in dovecot with postafixadmin

After many hours trying to set up a new mail server, I just can't figure out why the passwords which postfixadmin store are a mismatch with what dovecot passes for authentication. In postfixadmin, ...
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Dovecot install error: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code

I am trying to install a mail server on my Raspberry Pi. I have setup the FQDN and run apt-get update, and am trying to install postfix, mysql and dovecot with the command apt-get install postfix ...
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Intercept incoming emails via Dovecot

I'm looking for a way to intercept emails received via a dovecot server. Our intent is to somehow capture the header and body of the email, store it in the database (as useable data) which we can ...
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postfix & dspam “Daemon mode failed to start ”

I'm experiencing this issue on my postfix/dspam/dovecot configuration: May 28 12:35:59 mx01 dspam[1514]: Creating local domain socket /var/spool/postf ix/dspam/dspam.sock May 28 12:35:59 mx01 ...
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CentOS Postfix/Dovecot status deferred conversation with 127.0.0.1[127.0.0.1] timed out while receiving the initial server greeting

Linux Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-504.16.2.el6.i686 on i686 RAM: 6GB OS: CentOS 6.6 Postfix 2.6.6 Dovecot 2.0.9 Relay Host Verizon Stunnel through 127.0.0.1:2525 Webmin 1.750 Virtualmin 4.17.gpl Multiple ...
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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 ...