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Dovecot+AD not work

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 as AD server and Debian Squeeze with Dovecot 1.2.15 as IMAP server. When I try to login with telnet, Dovecot is freezing and do nothing. # telnet localhost 143 Trying ...
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I can't logon to the mail server using an NIS user account

Below is my configuration # 2.0.13: /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf # OS: Linux 3.0.0-17-server x86_64 Ubuntu 11.10 auth_mechanisms = plain login mail_location = maildir:/nfs/users/%u/Maildir passdb { ...
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Dovecot. HOW to make POP3 and IMAP treat read/unread status independently of one another

I have a dovecot server (maildir). Some clients check their mail through desktop client (POP3) and from their smartphones (IMAP). The problem is that when a message is downloaded through POP3 and ...
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Dovecot mail not showing in user's thunderbird

A user has been off work for a week and come in today and told me that there is no email in her inbox and she should have some. I checked on the server in her folder ...
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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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postfix - verify identity/email of a sender

I configured postfix + covecot and everythings works just fine, until I realize that users can send emails signed as any other emails, for example I have mail name@domain.com and I can send email as ...
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postfix/dovecot filter who can send mail on behalf of

I am using postfix + dovecot(imap+pop3) + mysql I whant to explicity define users or groups that can send email on behalf of others I was thinking doing this way: for all local(mysql) authenticated ...
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Filter mail which was delivered to root's inbox

My mailserver was set so that all the mails to info@domain were going to the root Maildir. Now, I'm wondering how could I "filter" these mails out so that I can see which mails were tried to be sent ...
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Dovecot Virtual Users and Users Domain Mapping

I have successfully compiled, configured and ran Dovecot with virtual users feature. Here's part of my /etc/dovecot.conf configuration file: mail_location = maildir:/home/%d/%n/Maildir auth default ...
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Can't send mail from Windows Phone (Postfix server)

Some background: I have a Dovecot/Postfix setup to handle email for a few domains. We have imap and smtp setup on various devices (Macs, iPhones, PCs, etc) and it works no problem. I've recently ...
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Unable to receive any emails using postfix, dovecot, mysql, and virtual domain/mailboxes

I have been working on configuring my mail server for the last couple of weeks using postfix, dovecot, and mysql. I have one virtual domain and a few virtual mailboxes. Using squirrelmail I have ...
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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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Dovecot install: what does this error mean?

I have postfix and dovecot installed on CentOS 6 (linode) along with MySQL. The table and user is already set up, postfix installed fine, but dovecot gives me this error in the mail log: Warning: ...
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how to restore default configurations for dovecot

I have Dovecot 2.0.13 running on Ubuntu Server 11.10. While installing I configured it for my work requirements. Now I want to reconfigure it again but I don't know how to do that. I want to ...
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login faild when autorize dovecot from pam

I installed dovecot 2.0.13 with postfix in ubuntu server 11.10 , after installation I can send e-mail with the mail command and dovecot works when I test it with telnet I then installed roundcube on ...
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SMTP Unreachable from Specific Networks

I host my business site through a VPS account. The instance runs Ubuntu and I'm using POSTFIX+Dovecot as my mail server. For the most part, the mail server works fine. I have noticed, however, that I ...
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How to fix a Postfix/MySQL/Dovecot Unknown Host Issue?

I am having an issue with one of my Postfix/Dovecot mail servers and I'm unsure how to fix the problem. I will try to explain it in detail, here it goes: I have an Ubuntu server setup using Virtual ...
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Dovecot not working pop3 with postfix

$ telnet localhost pop3 Trying ::1... Trying 127.0.0.1... telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection refused $ netstat -l tcp 0 0 *:www : LISTEN tcp 0 0 localhost.localdoma:ipp : LISTEN ...
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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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Authenticate with postfix/dovecot with user apache

We have an up-to-date Centos 5.8 with Apache, Postfix and Dovecot installed and running without problem. Someone or something keeps logging in to postfix/dovecot as the apache user and spamming ...
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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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Create email accounts independently from passwd using Dovecot and Postfix

How would I set up Dovecot and Postfix to use a different user database than passwd for the email accounts? I'd would like to have separate accounts for user, who can actually log in via ssh, and user ...
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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. ...
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Dovecot with Postfix on Ubuntu: warning: SASL: Connect to private/auth-client failed: No such file or directory

I can't seem to get dovecot to start. My log keeps showing this stuff: connect from localhost[127.0.0.1] Mar 1 17:15:01 mac postfix/smtpd[32526]: warning: SASL: Connect to private/auth-client ...
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Cannot get dovecot SASL to work with postfix

Running debian 6, I believe I've enabled everything correctly, followed various guides to double check as I've been working on this for 3 days now. I've tested both dovecot and postfix with telnet and ...
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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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exim & dovecot user over quota: reject on send?

i have an exim + dovecot mailserver setup with per-user quota (via mysql lookup) running. the server rejects incoming mail from non-local senders when the targeted local mailbox is over quota. the ...
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Dovecot - different authentification mechanisms for different users

How can I make several groups of users and tune dovecot in a such way, that one group can use plain text auth (for example), second - APOP, third - MD5-CRYPT, etc? Thanks in advance.
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can't view email in INBOX throught squirrelmail, only in /var/mail/user

I have installed postfix+dovecot+squirrelmail+sasl in Debian Squeeze. I can send email through squirrelmail, but can't receive mails there. I can view received mails only through cat /var/mail/user. ...
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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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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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How do I change Dovecot virtual user passwords?

I used one web based control panel to create some virtual users for Dovecot. That control panel no longer works so I need to do this manually. I need to reset the password for one (virtual) user ...
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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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Email server port options

I have a web server that also is my mail server - running dovecot and exim4. I currently have 5 open ports that have to do with serving mail, it seems very excessive to me. Its a dedicated box, I ...
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Dovecot, maildir on Windows 2008r2 NFS share

I'm really banging my head on this one. I have a CentOS 6.1 running postfix/dovecot accessing a Windows 2008R2sp1 NFS share. In a test where the Windows server is a stand-alone file server, I can ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 Postfix Dovecot ISPConfig 3 - send spam from own domain to random users [closed]

My Config: Ubuntu 10.04 Postfix 2.7.0 Dovecot 1.2.9 ISPConfig 3.0.4.2 I've got the problem that a unknown / invalid user e.g dexter_rollins@xxxx> sends mails to different emails. Every 5 - 7 min ...
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Modern MLM Software with Brains? [closed]

So, right now we have a Postfix + Dovecot + Amavis server for our mail. We do "group lists" as a gaint Alias. The complaint has come up, that when someone sends an email to everyone@thecompany.com, ...
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Postfix issue with relay access denied - I HAVE READ ALL similar cases and tried almost everything

this is first time I set up a server from scratch and I consider myself a fast and good learner for new stuff, so I did my best to setup postfix with dovecot in CENTOS 6, so I'm getting relay access ...
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dovecot master user -> how to get information in the sql query to what account master is trying to log in?

I'm looking for a way to have multiple email accounts to which other users can log in using their logins and passwords in the same way as master user. by adding additional table in my system I could ...
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Does Cyrus SASL support userdb authentication?

I'm not finding anything that indicates it doesn't; I need to be able to authenticate virtual users. If not do I need to start using dovecot?
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Dovecot 2 /auth-userdb permissions

Error in log file: userdb lookup: connect(/var/run/dovecot/auth-userdb) failed: Permission denied (euid=5000(vmail) egid=5000(vmail) missing +r perm: /var/run/dovecot/auth-userdb, euid is not ...
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Ubuntu: How to change Dovecot POP3 default port to 110?

I was trying to log in to my email from Gmail POP3 feature and I had to try every single port to connect to my mail server. What's the command on terminal or what file I have to change the Dovecot ...
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relay mail from one postfix server to another

I'm attempting to use just 1 postfix instance to input ALL my outgoing mail. From there the goal is to relay it to my one of the many outbound postfix instances. I do this using round robin dns so it ...
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fail2ban regex to catch dovecot log entry?

Am trying to write a fail2ban regex that catches anyone who tries the user-id "administrador". For example, this log entry: Jan 2 09:55:01 mail2 dovecot: pop3-login: Disconnected: ...
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How running a mta with exim on centos?

I'm try learning run a MTA with virtual domains and exim from 2 weeks ago. but now, I can not do any thing. i select exim for mta and dovecot for imap daemon. but i can not run them, i can not ...
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Detecting unreaded mails in Maildir

I like to detect unreaded mails in Maildir mailboxes. The subfolder "new" only content mails that are not already pulled from an MUA. But I want the unreaded mails within INBOX (no virtual subdirs). ...
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postfix+dovecot multiple domains config

I'd like to setup 2 distinct mail services (that look completely separated for end-user) on one machine with 2 IP addresses and 2 domain names. I've started with my current config which is a ...
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How to install postfix/virtual domains/without mysql authentication

I want to install postfix and configure it for virtual domains on centos. Recently, I configured postfix and it works fine with system users files /etc/passwd, /etc/shadow. but I want to make dovecot ...
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Unable to send mail using email client via my mail server

I have a mail server setup on Ubuntu 10.04 using postfix and dovecot. I can receive emails on email client like thunderbird, but I can send emails using the same client. Below is the postfix config ...
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In Postfix, how do I measure how much traffic is used by each user or domain?

In Postfix, how do I measure how much traffic is used by each user or domain? I can see no "out of the box" means of doing this with vanilla postfix, however, I am sure this is a pretty common need. ...