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mail directory of exim and courier and ftp accounts?

i'm making a server migration from a cpanel centos 5 box to a plain centos box. i already migrated, files, ssl, user system permissions and installed the basic service: as proftpd, apache, dovecot, ...
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Mail server hammering

I've noticed a quick increase on smtp connections coming to my server, investigating it further i figured out that there's a botnet hammering my smtp server. I've tried to stop it by adding a rule at ...
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Thunderbird doesn't show folders on a new Dovecot install

I set up a new mailserver with postfix and Dovecot some days ago, everything is working except for Thunderbird not showing any folders. Evolution shows me all folders. I migrated from a Courier ...
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Postfix sending mail back to itself? (Ubuntu 9.10)

I setup Dovecot and Postfix using the "Dovecot-Postfix" package with SASL and all that. The Dovecot part seems to be working fine but I'm having issues with Postfix. Whenever I send a message to ...
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How to configure Dovecot to not serve large emails to high-latency clients?

I have a Dovecot mailserver running at home on a flaky cable connection. For the most part, the IMAP functionality works beautifully, but I'd like to add one feature if I can: I want Dovecot not to ...
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Troubleshooting mailserver (Postfix, Dovecot) on Ubuntu Server 9.10?

I have configured a mail server with Postfix and Dovecot on Ubuntu Server 9.10. I followed the guidelines here (using Maildir): https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Postfix ...
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Mail Server setup under Mac OS X Server Snow Leopard (10.6)

I'm currently setting up a number of new Xserve boxes running Mac OS X Server Snow Leopard. One of these machines will be replacing our current (ageing) Linux mail server. The Linux box is running an ...
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Migrating from Exchange Server 2003 to Sendmail in Linux (squirrel mail)

I want to know that how do we migrate the emails from exchange server to Linux sendmail. What are the precautions that we need to take to avoid the data loss? Thanks, G.Gopi Krishna
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Cleaning up the mail processes on Linux

I'm running a web server on Cent OS, Linux version 2.6.9. I only wish to use mail to send emails. However my server has the following processes running: #processes user process 1 root /usr/bin/perl ...
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${extension} empty after catch-all alias in Postfix

I want a setup where an e-mailaddress like user+foo@example.com redirects mail to the folder foo. I've already got dovecot configured and tested. It is called by postfix with this line in master.cf: ...
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How can I migrate Dovecot from one server to another?

I have a Dovecot installation on a Fedora 12 "server" at home and I want to move all my mailboxes onto a virtual CentOS 5 server. How can I do this? Which files to I have to copy? Is it even enough ...
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Experience with dovecot mail server/roundcube web mail client [closed]

I'm currently building a web server with a mail server: Debian Lenny Apache 2.2 PHP 5.3 Dovecot Postfix I am unsure of which mail client to use. I have my eye on roundcube since it looks cooler ...
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How to configure dovecot as gmail imap proxy

I want to configure dovecot as gmail imap proxy. If any system in my network wants to connect to imap.gmail.com,993 it has to go through the dovecot proxy. Is it possible to setup such environment ...
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LDAP based virtual domain set-up for Dovecot

I have a Postfix + Dovecot daemon combo setup on a mail server (let's call it server M), that supports virtual domains and user look-ups to a LDAP server (let's call it server D). Right now, I've ...
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Migrating Outlook PSTs -> Maildir via IMAP

Our small shop has been on Exchange since forever (currently on 2003). However, we use a 3rd party managed Exchange provider and set tight limits on how much server-side storage we allow each user. ...
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How to tell spam-assassin not to quarantine tagged emails?

I'm running my own postfix mail-server at home with a setup similar to this one. I opted to deliver tagged spam via dovecot to the user's spam-mailbox, so that they can review tagged emails if they ...
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Dovecot domain part empty

I have a Postfix-Dovecot setup up and running. Today I added a new domain, so i had to change the mail setup to serve it. The Postfix installation is running well now: The mails are delivered to ...
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How do I persuade Dovecot and postfix to use multiple passwd files for user accounts and passwords?

I'm setting up Dovecot and postfix for the first time, and I'm a little stuck. I'm sharing a virtual server with a few other people and I want a separate user account file (passwd file) for each ...
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I just painted myself into a corner with Exim/Dovecot/Spamassassin/Postfixadmin/etc/etc/etc

I'm a sysadmin for a smallish ISP, and we have our own mail server (qmail, of all the godforsaken things) that serves mail for about 300 domains and 5000 users in total. It's running out of disk ...
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PostFix - Dovecot - Nottfy on Email To / From someone

So for reasons unknown, I need to block emails To or From a certain email address. I don't care what is in the emails, but I would like a notification email sent to another address if possible, ...
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Verifying that sieve is working within dovecot

I've set up dovecot with sieve: protocol lda { # Address to use when sending rejection mails. #postmaster_address = postmaster@example.com # Hostname to use in various parts of sent mails, eg. ...
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Postfix and dovecot configuration problem

i faced a problem in configure Postfix and Dovecot as Mailing System for my VPS on Ubuntu 9.04 for Virtual Users. where i can't send or receive any mails. from the errors i got : Fatal: ...
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Dovecot sieve not processing messages

After recently getting amavis to correctly tag messages, they're coming through with appropriate X-Spam-Flag: YES headers. I've set up dovecot with the sieve protocol: protocol managesieve { # ...
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How Do I Debug An IMAP Problem?

I am setting up an email server with Postfix and Dovecot. Remote email clients can read email, but cannot reply to it or send new messages. (Email clients local to the server receive and send email ...
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Problem sending email from php

I'm trying to setup a server so that I can send email from PHP using the mail() function. I tried running a script that I know works but never got the email. Here is the log file: Sep 1 13:58:27 ...
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Trying to open imap port but it appears filtered in the firewall

I´m trying to configure a dovecot imap server but I´m having some problems with the imap port in my firewall. I use the APF (advance policy firewall) for managing iptables on a centos server. I try ...
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Moving mail server to google apps

I just recently moved one of my Mail server (Exim+dovecot) to google apps thinking it would be a good idea. I am interested to hear what the serverfault community think about it, and mostly weight the ...
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Duplicate forwarded messages in Blackberry when using BIS

Our Setup External email arrives at a Postfix server, is scanned, and then forwarded via settings in transport (using the RELAY:[{ip-address}] for a given address) to an Exchange 2007 server. Some ...
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Ubuntu 9.04, Postfix, Dovecot, Squirrelmail, and vacation/away messages

I'm attempting to set up a mailserver for a small office. FYI, we're replacing Kerio Mailserver on OS X with Postfix, Dovecot, postfixadmin, and Squirrelmail on Ubuntu Jaunty (9.04.) I installed the ...
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Dovecot corrupted transaction log file is delaying email

We're running dovecot as an IMAP server and postfix to deliver mail. One of our users is complaining that email is gettin delayed (no we're not using grey listing or anything like that). ...
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Any up to date tutorial on how to setup Postfix + Dovecot with virtual users on Debian? [closed]

Any up to date tutorial (for dummys) on how to setup Postfix + Dovecot with virtual users on Debian?
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CentOS/Dovecot/Postfix server doesn't allow external email clients to send email ANYMORE

I've been running a CentOS/Dovecot/Postfix box as an email server for a while with no complications. A few weeks ago users stopped being able to send emails through external clients. They can read an ...
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Recommended Dovecot / Thunderbird to Exchange / Outlook Migration Strategy

We are moving ~60 user mailboxes from a Postfix/Dovecot/Maildir setup into Exchange 2007. I am aware of Microsoft's Transporter Suite, which will allow for an IMAP-to-Exchange conversion of mailboxes ...
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Changing IMAP port for Dovecot

I'm running Dovecot to let people access their email on my server. Unfortunately, some are on networks where they can't connect on the normal IMAP port, so I'm trying to change it. I changed the ...