A IMAP and POP3 email server.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
1answer
1k views

Randomly getting Postfix SSL_accept error / Dovecot TLS handshaking Disconnected

I have this really weird problem since a couple of days/weeks: more and more people are reporting problems connecting to the mail servers (Dovecot IMAP and POP3 as well as Postfix SMTP) in SSL mode. ...
2
votes
1answer
42 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
52 views

Dovecot not serving old migrated emails for some clients

I have just migrated my emails to a new mail server. The old and the new server had the exact same setup using MailDir with fetchmail, procmail and dovecot. The configurations of those three ...
2
votes
1answer
448 views

Dovecot throws obsolete warnings, even though dovecot.conf updated on Ubuntu 11

In trying to set up SASL for dovecot on Ubuntu 11, I keep getting obsolete warnings in my log: Sep 10 15:33:53 server1 dovecot: config: Warning: Obsolete setting in /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf:24: ...
2
votes
1answer
515 views

Limiting POP3 mailbox for one connection at a time? (Dovecot)

Is there a way to limit the number of concurrent connections to a POP3 mailbox on a Dovecot server? The current situation is that if two clients connect to the same mailbox, then the server accepts ...
1
vote
1answer
156 views

Dovecot + OpenLDAP

I am trying to get dovecot 2.0.19 authenticate users via LDAP (OpenLDAP 2.4.28) and using Wireshark to debug the process. It looks like the basic configuration of dovecot is fine, but it doesn't pull ...
1
vote
1answer
155 views

Postfix, Dovecot - connection from outside, authentication

I want to run postfix + dovecot on my server. I'm doing it for first time. Postfix and Dovecot works on local - I can connect through telnet, and send/receive e-mails using commands. When I try to ...
1
vote
1answer
556 views

Dovecot quota-warning.sh not being excecuted

I would like to run a custom script with dovecot once the user reaches certain percents of their quota. The issue is that no matter what I try dovecot does not seem to execute my bash script. ...
2
votes
0answers
17 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
30 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
44 views

Spamassassin not respecting my blacklist

I've tried putting my blacklist_from and whitelist_from lines in ~/.spamassassin/user_prefs and in /etc/spamassassin/local.cf, but they appear to be ignored. This is from postfix's master.cf: smtp ...
2
votes
0answers
779 views

dovecot login issue with plain passwords

I am having an odd problem in dovecot, the first time I try to login via telnet dovecot gives a error, the second time it works, both within the same telnet session. This is the telnet session, note ...
2
votes
0answers
340 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
49 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
53 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
128 views

sieve-test working but actual filter is just working sometimes with dovecot

i just migrated from an old Ubuntu 10.4 VPS to a shiny new Ubuntu 14.04. After a little work i got everything running besides dovecot with sieve. This question is about sieve filtering messages ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
60 views

Connecting Dovecot2 to ldap

I'm currently trying to connect dovecot 2 with postfix to an ldap directory. Currently I'm having an issue in the communication itself. Dovecot starts, but does not authorize the users. I'm using the ...
1
vote
0answers
164 views

Sendmail and Dovecot almost working but not quite

I have set up dovecot as suggested here. Mail is delivered to the correct directory and I set my mail_location as suggested: Dovecot -n yeilds this: disable_plaintext_auth = no mail_location = ...
1
vote
0answers
217 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
205 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
154 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
301 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
265 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

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, ...
0
votes
0answers
56 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
125 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

Dovecot Replication(between CentOS vms) not working

I have the following configuration: 2 Virtual Machines(set up using Vagrant) with CentOS 7( master_1 - 127.0.0.1:2222 and master 2 - 127.0.0.1:2200). Each has installed postfix + dovecot 2.2.10. My ...
0
votes
0answers
288 views

Emails can't download to Outlook (dovecot, sendmail, CentOS)

I installed dovecot with yum install dovecot Added the following configuration options to /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf: protocols = imap pop3 lmtp disable_plaintext_auth = NO listen =* To ...
0
votes
0answers
109 views

Move spam from dovecot public folders

I have set up Dovecot with public folders on a CentOS 6-server, with sendmail and spamassassin. I'm getting a lot of spam in both public folders and in the users inboxes. I want spamassassin / ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

Can't get Postfix Admin to use Dovecot password hashing

I'm setting up Postfix Admin 2.91 and trying to use dovecot:SHA512-CRYPT for password hashing. In config.inc.php I have set: // dovecot:CRYPT-METHOD = use dovecotpw -s 'CRYPT-METHOD'. Example: ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Dovecot and reconnection to database

I've got a setup with Dovecot using a PostgreSQL backend together with vmm. I usually get messages like this into log: dovecot: dict: pgsql(10.0.0.2): Connected to database mail Based on ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Virtual and system mailboxes - how to set passdb propperly

I've just configured email on my server. Gentoo, Postfix, Dovecot, Amavisd, ClamAV and Spamassasin I am using LMTP for delivering virtual mails, works great. I am using standard postfix deliver ...
0
votes
0answers
190 views

DROPPRIVS=yes & procmail: Program failure (75) of “/usr/lib/dovecot/deliver”

When I set up DROPPRIVS=yes I get in the procmail logfile procmail: Program failure (75) of "/usr/lib/dovecot/deliver" what is procmail trying to tell me ? UPDATE tail -f ...
0
votes
0answers
426 views

squirrelmail nginx configuration

I installed postfix, dovecot and squirrelmail on a centos 6.4 VPS based on instructions here. I created a sub-domain bounce.mydomain.co.uk (incase you are wondering why I choose "bounce" - This is a ...
0
votes
0answers
260 views

Attribute caching of dovecot maildir boxes over NFS

I admin a mail server cluster: there're two different hosts that use a common NFS share to store maildir. Dovecot is the LDA. CPU load on NFS is really high, although real i/o operation on the disk ...
0
votes
0answers
489 views

Dovecot won't work with quota value from LDAP that include the “S” appended for size?

I have a courier-imap IMAP system backed by LDAP holding the user data. I would like to convert IMAP to dovecot, and I am able to successfully configure basic login; that is working correctly. But I ...
0
votes
0answers
250 views

Enable ZIP compression of mails in Dovecot

Can you tell me how to enable ZIP compression of mails in Dovecot? I use mdbox as storage and enabled the zlib plugin by adding a 90-zlib.conf to /etc/dovecot/conf.d/ with the content plugin { ...
0
votes
0answers
366 views

Dovecot (on Mac OS X Server 3 - Mavericks) giving “Error: Failed to autocreate mailbox INBOX: Permission denied”

I recently upgraded my server to Mavericks and I thought everything had gone perfectly. As it turns out, that was not exactly the case. After everything working fine for a week or so, I created a new ...
0
votes
0answers
244 views

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: ...
0
votes
0answers
115 views

Info on login failure reasons in Dovecot logs?

Is there a way to get info on the source of authentication failures (SASL, IMAP/POP3 mailbox access) and at the same time the username from Dovecot logs? I have a 2.2.4 installation (+ Postfix), with ...
0
votes
0answers
104 views

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. ...
0
votes
0answers
64 views

Multiple users in passwd-file for the same maildir

I have a mailbox on my server (Debian Linux, dovecot 2.x and postfix) that is being used by multiple users. At the moment, I simply use a shared password. To enable every user to log in with his ...
0
votes
0answers
151 views

Dovecot: Limit time between connects?

some of my Postbox users are checking mail every 10 or 20 Seconds. It is somehow possible configure Dovecot to limit the time between every login to 1 minute?
0
votes
0answers
351 views

Postfix with Dovecot SASL doesn't authenticate SMTP senders

I have a Postfix/Dovecot setup on my server and I use Webmin/Virtualmin for management. Receiving emails works fine, and users are able to authenticate when accessing via IMAP. I am having problems ...
0
votes
0answers
394 views

Why would Dovecot POP3 and IMAP Authentication from external IP address stop working?

Over a year ago I setup a Dovecot 1.2.9 POP3/IMAP server (which works alongside a Postfix SMTP server) with PAM authentication. This has been operating (I believe) without incident until recently ...