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Rename Junk folder in dovecot IMAP server

Being English, I find the terms "Trash" and "Junk" confusing because they mean essentially the same thing. I want to rename these folders on my Dovecot IMAP server to "Deleted" and "Spam" respectively ...
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I need help trying to authenticate with AD from my linux machine

I am not experienced in this, so there might be some points that I am missing. Initially I tried to setup Cyrus Mail w/ SASL for AD authentication. After several tries, it failed to work. I switched ...
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PAM vs /etc/shadow in Dovecot SASL configuration - Security differences?

I set up a server with Postfix SMTP auth through Dovecot SASL. However, it was not possible to get the PAM authentification working as standard out of the box. So more by chance, I changed it to ...
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Dovecot TimeMoveBackward on Cent OS

I am having problem with my dovecot on CentOS machine. The error message is as below. server dovecot: dovecot: Time just moved backwards by 1 seconds. I'll sleep now until we're back in ...
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dovecot: %d is empty for pre auth local users

I have configured: mail_location = maildir:/var/mail/%d/%n (%d is the domain part of user@domain.com) This works fine for remote users, but a local user running /usr/lib/dovecot/imap gets: ...
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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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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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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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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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Dovecot not attempting authentication

I am in the early stages of migrating an OS X mail installation (UW imapd/Exim/mbox) to a Ubuntu cloud VM using Dovecot/Exim/Maildir. I am starting simply: Exim is running fine, receiving mail and ...
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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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How to deliver to multiple destinations (email addresses and (via dovecot-lda) mailboxes)

I'm using exim and dovecot. All users are virtual, i.e. they come from a database. A lookup for the destination addresses for a given localpart@domain may yield multiple rows containing either the ...
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Dovecot TLS Handshake not working

I have set up my mailserver using http://workaround.org/ispmail and it worked until today, where I can not access the server using IMAP. The error I see in dovecot.log is 2012-02-09 16:37:40 ...
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Sieve saved EICAR virus to Junk folder but also disregarded in the log

I have setup my own mail server by partially following the guide (series) here The sieve filter rule is: ... truncated ... # Trash messages with improperly formed message IDs if not header :regex ...
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Dovecot fails to work with “IMAP plugin” after update

I updated dovecot with custombuild to 2.2.22 version. After the update server crashed and had to be rebooted from the server. Update completed but dovecot service failed to start. After reboot, I ...
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Postfix with Dovecot Disconnects after STARTTLS on Port 25

I am having a lot of trouble setting up the Postfix to do STARTTLS. It seems that I could successfully send outgoing mail using Thunderbird. However, I can't seem to get the Postman SMTP for Wordpress ...
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Dovecot ACL's, shared mailboxes and virtual domains

I am struggling with ACL's, shared mailboxes and dovecot, and I really can't get it to work. I have gone through the official dovecot docs, searched the Internet for helpful howto's, to no avail. I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Postfix permit localhost use plain login

I have postfix 2.11 setup on Debian jessie with Dovecot SASL and I require encrypted login mechanism to send mail via smtp. For this purpose in the main.cf I've smtpd_tls_auth_only = yes option set. ...
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Why does Postfix place mail in a different mail location than I put in main.cf?

I'm trying to figure out why mail is not going to /home/username/Maildir and instead going to /var/spool/mail/ My postfix main.cf has home_mailbox = Maildir/ and dovecot 10-mail.conf has ...
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Quota in Postfix, Dovecot with Maildir Not working

I've some problem with quota with Maildir. If I install a plugin in Thunderbird that shows Quota's it's working and my quota is like 300%. But I can still send and recieve mails. I'm not running any ...
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Dovecot (+ MySQL + postfix) - Client cant access

My goal is to get a mailserver that is capable of sending and receiving emails from several different domains. Therefore I want to use virtual users. I followed this manual step by step: ...
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Dovecot doesn't fetch mail from Postfix

I have installed Postfix on remote machine that successfully sends emails as well as receives. In order to connect to that remote server through email client (Thunderbird) I have installed Dovecot. ...
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dovecot-antispam error storing mail

I've got a server running dovecot with the dovecot-antispam plugin. These are sourced from the Standard Ubuntu 14.04 repositories. I know mail is not supposed to be moved into a mailbox of type ...
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Dovecot Sieve does not run?

I'm quite new to Dovecot but it has worked out for me pretty good so far for me. I run dovecot with postfix and amavis and spamassassin and it works out all fine, mails get tagged as junk, sending, ...
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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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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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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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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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Creating LDAP directory users with specific attrs for Dovecot email server

I have openldap-2.4.39-8.el6.x86_64 installed into my CentOS release 6.4 (Final) machine. I have another machine which I installed dovecot, and I would like to perform ldap authentication for my ...
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vacation feature horde5, dovecot2, sieve

I am trying to activate the horde's vacation feature, but I can't make it work under SSL/TLS. When I "save/enable,disable" I get the following errors: dovecot: managesieve-login: Disconnected (no ...
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Dovecot logs showing user disconnected

So one of my users has an issue with connecting to the IMAP server. She's on OSX and has tried setting up Mac Mail and Thunderbird. In both cases the client times out when trying to connect to the ...
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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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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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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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postfix, dovecot, dovecot-sasl, ldap, and static UIDs for NFS-shared email storage

I'm trying to build a Ubuntu 12.04 mail server as such. Must: Auth against an existing Open-LDAP server. Storage in Maildirs on an existing NFS server, everything owned by 8:8 (mail:mail). Auth is ...
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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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Roundcube: AUTHENTICATION PLAIN: Authentication failed

I installed Postfix, Dovecot, Roundcube, Postfixadmin on Amazon EC2 Linux. I configured Postfix, Dovecot, Roundcube and Postfixadmin one-by-one, and I can create new mailbox via Postfixadmin. ...
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Unable to view Dovecot shared mailbox

I have a mailing list I'd like to archive and share with a handful of users via Dovecot. The users I want to authenticate are all in OpenLDAP. I have a shared mailbox directory called LISTS_Archive. ...
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postfix dovecot, lda(admin@domain.ltd) Error: user admin@domain.ltd: Couldn't drop privileges: Mail access for users with UID 150 not permitted

i install postfix, dovecot, mysql on Ubuntu 12.04. and.. see https://www.exratione.com/2012/05/a-mailserver-on-ubuntu-1204-postfix-dovecot-mysql/ by the way.. omg a error. temporary failure. ...
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postfix dovecot lmtp status=deferred (connect to domain.com[private/dovecot-lmtp]: No such file or directory)

I'm setting up my own Ubuntu mail server at home (postfix-mysql-dovecot-roundcube) with a MX registered domain (here in my example it will be "domain.com"). My main.cf : # Debian specific: ...
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Software to send all mails to external script with exim and dovecot

I am using exim and dovecot, and i have used roundcubemail for reading and sending. Now i need solution to create api for sending mails via php and smpt, and solution to forward all incoming mails to ...
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Postfix Not Sending Or Receiving Emails

I followed this tutorial to setup a mailserver on my centos VPS: https://www.linode.com/docs/email/postfix/email-with-postfix-dovecot-and-mysql-on-centos-6 And I am able to send emails to my account ...
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Postfix + Dovecot: Tracking down missing, but delivered email

I have an odd issue. It appears, according to my maillog, that someone has emailed me and that my server accepted - and delivered - the email. Yet the message isn't in my inbox, and I haven't seen any ...