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dovecot Mail delivery System returns “unknown user” and client authentication fails [closed]

I have dovecot installed on Ubuntu 12.04. I am using Ispconfig3 to manage the virtual users. I have been through the http://wiki2.dovecot.org/TestInstallation process and everything (except the ssl) ...
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CentOS Dovecot Permission Denied

I have a dovecot mail server setup with Virtualmin, and for some reason, out of the blue, yesterday, the mail server stopped working. I found that in the /var/log/maillog file, I have the following ...
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Postfix sendmail sets original recipient

I have a postfix + dovecot with a spamassassin doing some content filtering on the postfix side. The problem is that with a recent update the originally available sendmail binary was replaced with the ...
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Dovecot Not Receiving Mail From Outside Servers

After a long and hard battle, I was able to configure postfix to send mail to outside domains. Now the problem is receiving them from outside domains. I use the pop3 protocol with dovecot, and it ...
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How to enable maildir in Dovecot deliver with Sendmail local_procmail

There is documentation around on how to make /usr/local/bin/procmail work with delivering to a maildir. However, it is my understanding that it is also possible to avoid procmail altogether, and have ...
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Centos 6 Mail Server / Can't receive e-mails but can send [closed]

I recently set up my server using Centos 6, with ISPconfig 3 with httpd, php, mysql, mail server. I can create e-mail accounts in the control panel, And I successfully can log in to the webmail, I ...
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Raising file limits for a service rather than a user

I have seen various posts here about raising the open file limit on Linux systems for specific users (which is performed in a variety of different ways depending on the Linux distro being talked about)...
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dovecot permission issue

I'm getting in my syslog the following warning 27 16:53:54 h2004156 dovecot: imap-login: Login: user=<test@domain.com>, method=PLAIN, rip=89.16.141.57, lip=85.214.254.164, mpid=14496, TLS Jan ...
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postfix, dovecot 2, mailman, dovecot-lda on same domain, config does not work anymore

this configuration used to work but after updating to Dovecot 2 (Ubuntu 12.04) mails to mailman get not delivered anymore: Instead of delivering to mailman, I get a bounce for non-existing user ...
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How to setup a linux mail server with only a virtual alias list in text format [closed]

I've been using linux servers for years, and always configured mail server without too much thinking, following online guides, etc. I know that postfix can have a virtual alias file, but after taking ...
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Postfix + Dovecot SASL - Need catch all with virtual users

I have a Postfix instance using SASL with Dovecot for authentication. I am using virtual_alias_maps for some address rewriting, but I'm unable to use a catch all definition (@domain newaddress) as ...
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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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Thunderbird disconnecting from Dovecot

I'm managing a Dovecot POP3 server which serves large number of users. Some of these users are in remote locations. I'm getting reports about users whose Thunderbird clients show the number of mails ...
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Postfix “AUTH-LOGIN” no longer being offered for smtp auth after upgrade from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04.1

After doing a major Ubuntu dist upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04, my virtual-user postfix / dovecot installation only offers "PLAIN" SMTP Authentication mechanism. It used to offer PLAIN + LOGIN ...
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Importing mail boxes from cPanel host to DIY Postfix + Dovecot [closed]

I am migrating sites from a shared host which uses cPanel, moving files and databases are done. The only thing that I am stuck at is moving the mail boxes, cPanel uses Exim while I have installed ...
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PostFix and Dovecot - fatal: no SASL authentication

After following the guide provided by debuntu.org (http://www.debuntu.org/how-to-virtual-emails-accounts-with-postfix-and-dovecot/) which was very helpful, I immediately began having issues with SASL ...
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POP download from now on [closed]

Is it possible to configure options on email server containing Postfix and Dovecot, features similar to Gmail settings: Enable POP for all mail (even mail that's already been downloaded) Enable POP ...
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Regular POP3D Attacks and Blocks

I'm using a self-hosted wordpress blog. I'm using Gmail to access my domain email accounts. I want to know, is built-in email services such as exim, etc are necessary if we are using Gmail to manage ...
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Issues setting up mail server: relay access denied and mail loops back to myself

I have a Debian server with postfix configured with sasl and tls, and dovecot as a mail server. I'm having two separate problems sending mail to my account on the server. First, when I send mail ...
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exim or dovecot plugin or filter to put body preview to header [closed]

Is there any filter which would allow me to have the plain or html text body synopsis (preview) in the mail header as well? Like SpamAssassin does for spam emails (it inserts X-Spam-Report header with ...
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How to configure postfix and dovecot so that thunderbird can automatically find settings

Our mailserver is a Ubuntu Server box with a Postfix/Dovecot combination. We enabled starttls with a correct certificate and everything is working ok. A lot of our users are using Thunderbird for ...
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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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How can I move mail from one server to another? [closed]

I currently host mail accounts on a VPS, which I want to move to a hosted CPanel account. Mail is handled by Postfix and Dovecot, but I don't know much about the server I want to move the mail to. ...
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debugging smtp | ubuntu 12.04, postfix, dovecot

I cannot sucessfully connect to my smtp server from my mail client. I am getting the following errors in my /var/log/mail.log file Dec 21 15:08:04 pareto postfix/smtpd[11101]: SSL_accept:SSLv3 flush ...
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Is there a way to pause mail delivery in Postfix (accumulate in queue)?

When using combination of Postfix/Dovecot, is there a way to tell smtp server (Postfix) not to store mails on disk but hold/add them to queue until "maintenance finished"? Useful for disk upgrades, ...
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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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Postfix filter messages and pass to PHP script

Each time a user signs up to our website through an external provider we get a basic email with the body contents containing the user details. I want to write a personalised automatic reply to this ...
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Possible to configure postfix as inbound server relay for externally hosted server?

We have an offsite hosted email server, which works (but is slow), and all our users connect to it to receive email. Internal users connect to my postfix server to send email, I want to leave that ...
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Send one invalid email response to sender

I discovered that my postfix/dovecot configuration isn't rejecting emails. If a person sends an email to an invalid email-address, it just drops it. I am fine with this behavior since I think it ...
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Partial mail sync for multi continent mail server expansion? [closed]

I am wondering if there is solution (we currently use Dovecot but another product is ok too), that would allow to setup a second Imap server (or proxy) that would work efficiently over slow links. An ...
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Relay Access Denied (State 13) Postfix + Dovecot + Mysql

So we have been scratching our heads for quite some time over this relay issue that has presented itself since we re-built our mail-server after a failed Webmin update. We are running Debian Karmic ...
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Couldn't drop privileges: User is missing UID (see mail_uid setting)

I'm hoping I can use some help. I'm configuring dovecot_ldap, but I can't seem to be able to get dovecot to authenticate the ldap user. Below is my config and log info: hosts = 192.168.128.45:3268 ...
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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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warning: dict_ldap_lookup: Search error 1: Operations error

Please I need help with ldap search filter to use to retrieve the user email information from ldap. I'm running postfix_ldap of Ubuntu server 12.04. Everything seems to work fine, except getting the ...
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procmail to deliver mail to 2 maildir locations

Now I am having Postifx --> procmailrc---> maildire---> dovecot and I need to have another maildir in another folder inside /root as a backup at the same time having /$home/maildir ? First and ...
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Authentication failure issue on centos

I have configured dovecoat on centOs. When i access email through thunderbird or gmail IMAP. everything goes fine. but when i try to configure using sparrow mail client on Mac osx. Server log shows ...
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Postfix / Dovecot and Email Retrieval

I have setup Postfix and Dovecot on an Ubuntu box following these instructions. I can see that email is being delivered to and accepted by the server, but the email is not available for retrieval via ...
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Postfix/Dovecot support multiple domains

I have a server running Postfix/Dovecot with a MySQL back-end which is configured to use the domain name 'olddomain.com'. I am migrating everything to use another domain 'newdomain.com' and Postfix/...
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I've got very brazen pop3 attack how to protect the server?

Today I have brazen attack to my pop3-dovecot server and mail log is full over (200MB) with this kind of information: Nov 11 09:28:14 lax dovecot: pop3-login: Aborted login (auth failed, 1 attempts): ...
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postfix cannot getting my domain name?

Hi I'm trying to setup webmin+postfix+dovecot+roundcube, for this moment I want things be as simple as possible so I'm using linux users as email accounts. I can send/receive from the same domain, I ...
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Dovecot, POP3 and Gmail

I setup Postfix and Dovecot on a new Ubuntu box following these directions. From a client machine, I validate that POP3 seems to be working telnet mydomain.com 110 +OK Dovecot ready. USER me@...
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Dovecot sieve and over quota

Have got following trouble: when user is over quota there is a error message in exim log: $2012-11-06 14:22:38 1TVfxZ-00086u-U1 == username@domain R=localuser T=dovecot_delivery defer (0): Child ...
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dovecot & imap folders

I've got a question about Trash/Drafts/Sent folders. By default when I created mailboxes via ISPManager panel, it wast Inbox.Sent, Inbox.Trash, Inbox.Drafts. which I didn't like because having sent ...
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iRedMail home setup - use different SMTP relay for different destination domains [closed]

Hello helpful server folks, I'm messing with iRedMail. I've mostly been successful, I think I have an SMTP problem. I have changed RoundCube (webmail) to use BrightHouse's, my ISP's, SMTP server for ...
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Postfix to deliver mail to a virtual address mailbox

Postfix version 2.6.6, Dovecot Version 2.0.9 I want to setup Postfix + Dovecot. Dovecot seems to be working. I can authenticate. However, the mailbox is empty! Nothing will get delivered! I followed ...
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ubuntu mail error coming every 30 min [closed]

501 Your domain does not seem to be valid. Could not find MX record for your domain. 501 5.6.0 Data format error Diagnostic-Code: SMTP; 501 Your domain does not seem to be valid. Could not find MX ...
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Dovecot starting and running, but not listening on any port

Among others things I'm in charge of a Debian GNU/Linux (Wheezy) DomU for the mail services of the company i work for. Yesterday one HDD that was used for this particular server has died. After ...
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Postfix MySql Dovecot - SMTP Authentication Failure

Hello I have a Postfix setup with Dovecot and MySql. The server is running Debian Squeeze. The MySql server is a slave that has data pushed to it from a primary (postfix) mail server(running a ...
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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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Sieve: put mail to subaddress into folder

Is it possible to write a Sieve rule like if envelope :detail "to" "$x" { fileinto "inbox.$x"; } but for all possible $x? I.e. if the user created a folder inbox.foo I want mail addressed to user+...