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Output from doveconf does not match contents of /etc/dovecot/*

I've been banging my head wondering why the changes I keep making to /etc/dovecot/* conf files aren't working - but today, I took a closer look with doveconf | less - and noticed that my changes ...
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Maintain email timestamp when transferring between email servers using an email client

I am running two different email servers using Postfix and Dovecot. Some of my users have accounts on both servers and sometimes transfer emails from one to the other through their email client. When ...
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How to get Doveconf to reload its config or read from `/etc/dovecot/`?

Edit Ok, so if you care to read the original question, you'll see I've had a fun time with this. I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 - Dovecot v2.1.7 - And it seems my original problem was due to some ...
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How to I authenticate with Dovecot + IMAP + PAM on CentOS?

I set up Dovecot IMAP to use PAM as suggested here: http://wiki2.dovecot.org/PasswordDatabase/PAM PAM/dovecot [root@ip-172-31-15-65 pam.d]# cat dovecot #%PAM-1.0 auth required ...
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Allow IMAP for Roundcube and as external service only for some special users. How to configure?

It's easy to set up a special passdb query in dovecot to restrict IMAP access to certain users, e.g. see this documentation on the dovecot wiki. But when I use a webmailer like Roundcube and want to ...
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Dovecot IMAP authentication failed

Whenever I'm trying to connect to my Dovecot IMAP server, it gives me a message that the authentication was failed. This message is from the /var/log/mail.log file: Feb 7 15:22:17 celestine dovecot: ...
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How to use usernames instead of e-mail addresses for Dovecot login?

I have a mail server set up on a Debian 7.2 machine running Dovecot 2.1.7 and Postfix 2.9.6. I have both Dovecot and Postfix set up to load virtual users from a database populated by Postfixadmin. ...
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How to disable search body in dovecot?

We run mail server of 30k e-mail accounts (Maildir) with dovecot imap server. We suffer from high IO load, especially when a user starts to search large imap folders. Is any way of preventing search ...
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warning: hostname localhost does not resolve to address

i'm using iRedmail on my Debian box. I tried to use outlook for for email client, but i got this error and couldn't resolve it. Nov 19 17:25:10 mail postfix/smtpd[7011]: warning: hostname localhost ...
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Dovecot number of connections?

I am working on a Dovecot server. My main purpose is to count number of users who checks their e-mail daily. How can i count number of Imap connections? I am new to these things by the way.
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How can I prevent Dovecot from marking unread messages as “old”?

I have a maildir that is used over both IMAP (with Dovecot) and locally (with Mutt). My Android device has a mail app that automatically downloads messages as they arrive. Unfortunately, it ...
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How to intercept incoming mail data between mail server and web server

I've been asked to provide a way of loading incoming e-mails, manipulate some part of the text and then forward it to the web server for the client to read. Basically, intercept the mail, put it ...
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254 views

Tracking down dovecot IMAP user bandwidth usage

One of my customers is using massive amounts of bandwidth, it appears to be related to IMAP and not their actual website. There is a logfile /var/log/maillog which logs each IMAP connection and the ...
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72 views

Making Dovecot keep its TCP connections alive?

I'm trying to run a benchmarking application which connects to my IMAP server and has a "warm up" phase during which IMAP connections are being established. I've set my limits properly and the mail ...
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How can I tell my server to allow logins via a mail client?

I am setting up my first sendmail daemon on centos, using virtual domains and emails. So far, I have got it working and emails sent from remote servers will make it to the inbox. The problem I have ...
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best practice to have sent mail folder on dovecot imap server

When I add a mail account to KMail (or most other MUA I suppose) the sent mail folder is on the local machine and I don't have my sent mails on other machines. I'd like to have a sent mail folder in ...
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42 views

IMAP preauth with Dovecot

What's the command line for preauth IMAP using Dovecot? Many sites give: dovecot --exec-mail imap But on my system this returns: Usage: dovecot [-F] [-c <config file>] [-p] [-n] [-a] ...
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Password data is not valid for scheme SHA512: Input length isn't valid (24 instead of 64)

I am setting up dovecot with pgsql. I have setup the MTA and can receive mail correctly with the mailboxes setup in the database, but when i login via a mail client to dovecot I get in my maillog: ...
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Dovecot, IMAP outlook reports error 0x800CCC0E cannot synchronize subscribed folders

I have recently some issues with people using my email server. They have problems with synchronizing folders on outlook, and I can't figure out what to do. I found somewhere that I could extend a ...
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Dovecot: doveadm move command syntax

I want to transfer an email from user1@domain.com to put it in a folder of another user: user2@domain.com For that, it seems to me appropriate to use 'doveadm move' command, but I can not get the ...
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Dovecot+NFS setup

We have an existing Sendmail server running on a Solaris 10 host (host-A). I'm trying to configure a new Dovecot IMAP-server (host-B) on another RHEL box to act as the IMAP-server for our mail server. ...
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Something keeps connecting to Dovecot and Postfix

My Dovecot mail server and Postfix MTA seems to be generating logs about attempts to login from localhost. How could I investigate this issue? Log excerpt: Jun 8 09:36:31 mailserver ...
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Dovecot - Remove read email

Is there a way to automatically remove mail after it is read within dovecot either through a configuration or plugin? I'm running the following two packages: dovecot-core ...
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Dovecot hangs on all logins including local telnet [closed]

After a routine system upgrade (Debian testing) yesterday, clients stopped being able to connect to our mailserver's imapd. Following the troubleshooting/test guide ...
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Fetch all Mail from an IMAP server with Postfix to distribute on local IMAP server

The situation: The constellation: We have a managed, dedicated server from a professional provider. We currently have Tobit David.fx server in use within our local network which fetches all E-Mails ...
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684 views

improper command pipelining after EHLO

I have looked everywhere for a concise answer, but I am unable to find a solution (or one that I can understand). I'm certain that this is a configuration issue, but can't see where. I have ...
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Is there any way to mask the INBOX label for Dovecot 1.2x Shared Mailboxes?

I'm setting up a new Dovecot sever to replace an old Cyrus server, and need to keep things as consistent as possible. I have a couple local accounts, like junkmail and notjunkmail that users get ...
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mail server on ubuntu can't recive mails

I have been setting up a mail server on ubuntu 12.04 following this tutorial. Setting up mailboxes in postfixadmin and sending email from this addresses is working, but sending email to my servers ...
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476 views

is it safe to remove mails on imap server with “rm”?

I use dovecot IMAP server and want to delete big unneeded mails: cd /var/spool/foouser; du -a | sort -rn > /var/tmp/du-mail-foouser.log Now I see big mails at the top and after looking at them I ...
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973 views

Logging into mail server works through telnet but fails though imap(s) (Dovecot+MySQL)

I have followed the ISPMail tutorial on how to set up a Debian mail server. I can log into the dovecot server through telnet like this: [root@{hostname}: /home/{user}]# telnet {hostname}.{TLD} 143 ...
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Dovecot. Why do we need a public namespace?

I'm really confused about namespaces. Here's the Dovecot tutorial I'm trying to follow: http://wiki2.dovecot.org/HowTo/VirtualUserFlatFilesPostfix Can someone explain to me what exactly is ...
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Dovecot IMAP + Roundcube Subscriptions Missing

I have a Dovecot server v2.0 (from Ubuntu 12.04) and Roundcube running on the same server. The setup generally works well, except that certain IMAP subscriptions disappear after a random time ...
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Fetch .eml files with Dovecot

I have a local storage with number of .eml files. I would like to copy all such files to mailboxes located on the same server (CentOS box), so that users could view .eml content when fetching emails ...
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how to set up many users to use the same imap account. Dovecot, Roundcube

to be more specific, i will describe my problem. I have to install local IMAP server (Dovecot) that will download messages via pop3 from info@myextmail.com (with Fetchmail). To use Dovecote locally i ...
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How to get a list of Dovecot IMAP users

How do you get a list of users for a dovecot email server that connect via IMAP (as opposed to POP)? Our server is setup to authenticate via LDAP/PAM. Is there an easy way to get a list of the users ...
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if telnet is disabled will imap_open() work

I am trying to connect to my mailbox on my hosting via imap_open() (php) . But its throwing authentication failed error. According to my hosting provider they have disabled telnet for security ...
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Users reporting strange IMAP issues from their mail clients: messages missing, deleted, or moved from folders

The server is a CentOS 5 install running Dovecot for imap access within an office LAN to about 5 computers using Thunderbird. There's only one mailbox, in the Maildir format, and about 20GB in size. ...
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Dovecot authentification not working

I run a Ubuntu 10.04 VPS with Postfix and Dovecot installed. For a while I had problems with the mailserver itself (Postfix) but now it runs ok. I can telnet into it from localhost (telnet localhost ...
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Dovecot ignoring maximum number of IMAP connections

I have a single mailbox mail server running Dovecot/Postfix and I have two IMAP clients, Thunderbird on the PC and K9 on Android. I keep on receiving this error in my logs even after I change the ...
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Trying to limit IMAP folders/mailboxes my iPhone/iPad sees

(Note: I am using dovecot 1.0.10 on Ubuntu 8.04.4 LTS. Yes, I know I need to upgrade before next year :) (Note: The SMTP/IMAP server in question only servers a few users. Certainly what I propose ...
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Create filter type of folder/mailbox with Dovecot

Note: various people/cultures/background call these things differently, I will call them folders (as seen by a mail client) so most readers should understand. The question is: with Dovecot is it ...
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postfix pop-before-smtp isn't parsing the log correctly - need PERL help, I think

We've been using Postfix for a LONG time now and are kind of hooked on it. Now we need to "move into the modern era" and let people SEND email from our SMTP server(s) even when they're outside our ...
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59 views

mailboxes not showing up after migration

I'm migrating mail server over to a new machine running dovecot. Everything is running fine but I'm not able to see folders that users created on the old server. Messages that were in the inbox are ...
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Dovecot problems downloading mails

When I run telnet localhost imap2 both from localhost, using IP from external, mutt -f imaps://lasse@"mydomain"@localhost and using webmail, I can view my messages. But If I run mutt -f ...
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Dovecot Migration and old mails

I'm migrating my mails from an old server to a new one, the configuration is good (mysql virtual accounts & imap only), with dovecot and postfix. It's already running for other users, I just want ...
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IMAP email not received but it is in the logs

Our server has apparently lost some email. The company's client says that 2 emails were supposed to have been received and I looked through /var/log/mail.log* files by using zgrep and the two emails ...
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Any dovecot gotchas I should be aware of? Any alternatives to dovecot mailserver apart from qmail?

we are currently thinking about running a medium size mail service. Currently, dovecot seems to be the a good fit and we are about to setup a small test environment to check out some integration ...
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Dovecot SQL authentication: How to differentiate between IMAP and POP3 access?

We are running courier currently which enables us to set different SQL userdb queries for IMAP and POP3. We need this because we do not want to give all users IMAP access, a boolean column in the ...
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excessive ram usage by pop3-login and imap-login

I have a VPS with DirectAdmin and Dovecot installed on it. On this server on one of my accounts I have 3 different main account which I've managed using gmail and it's pop3 import feature. The problem ...
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How to create a list of accounts -> passwords and share it for Postfix and Dovecot?

This is my Postfix configuration: root@vmi2198:/etc/postfix# postconf -n alias_database = hash:/etc/aliases alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases append_dot_mydomain = no biff = no config_directory = ...