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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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Multiple domains with postfix and one SSL certificate [on hold]

I know i have to set up something like this: https://blog.wpkg.org/2013/07/31/postfix-and-multiple-ssl-certificates/ but the problem is - i don't have two ip adresses. Could i emulate it by adding a ...
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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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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 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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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 ...