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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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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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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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Dovecot: auth sockets permissions

From my postfix setup I'm running deliver as nobody:nobody and it can't connect to auth-worker socket of dovecot. Thats my dovecot config: # 2.0.13: /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf # OS: Linux 2.6.32-lts ...
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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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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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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 imap-...
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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 imaps://lasse@...
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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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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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Postfix: Virtual Mailbox Mapping and Dovecot

on my server, I would like Postfix to be MTA, to accept mails and to apply a virtual-mailbox-mapping like this (of course with my domain instead of example.org): in /etc/postfix/main.cf: ...
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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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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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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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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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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: user=<...
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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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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 postfix+...
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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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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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Dovecot SQL authentication: How to differentiate between IMAP and POP3 access?

We are running courier currently which enables us to set different SQL userdb queries for IMAP and POP3. We need this because we do not want to give all users IMAP access, a boolean column in the ...
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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. ...
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Postfix - Is there a way to reject invalid authentication (even for mynetworks)?

I got a working postfix/dovecot configuration running with the following rule for recipients rejection: smtpd_recipient_restrictions = permit_sasl_authenticated,permit_mynetworks,reject This works ...
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IMAP email not received but it is in the logs

Our server has apparently lost some email. The company's client says that 2 emails were supposed to have been received and I looked through /var/log/mail.log* files by using zgrep and the two emails ...
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Migrating from qmail/courier to postfix/dovecot

I was wondering if it was at all possible to take mail messages from an old vpopmail Maildir and put them into a new dovecot Maildir without editing settings in the new installation (as the new system ...
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Using Postfix+Dovecot+MySQL, enable a catch-all+forward for a domain, while still allowing authenticated outgoing access

I have a server with Debian 6 (Squeeze), running Postfix, Dovecot, and using MySQL as the backing store for virtual email accounts. For my domain example.com, I have a ‘catch-all’ @example.com that ...
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Dovecot - auth: Fatal: Unknown database driver 'pgsql'

I'm trying to configure Dovecot + Postfix + PostfixAdmin with postgresql support. I successfully configured postfix to send emails to aliases for my domain, and now I want to configure actual ...
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Mail server compromised. Yahoo refusing mails

I think our mail server has been compromised. Today morning when I checked, there were 1298 refused mails from yahoo. with this message Messages from x.x.x.x.x(our ip) temporarily deferred due to user ...
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Postfix/Dovecot don't use pam_mkhomedir

I have users in external database. So far - ssh, postfix, dovecot and some others - use entries with no problem. I have Maildirs inside /home/[user] and if the homedir exists - everything is ok - ...
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Dovecot IMAP action log for a user

I had a strange problem crop up this morning.. one of my users emailed me saying that their email from a the last month had disappeared into their trash. This, unfortunately, is a hostile user.. so it ...
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Dovecot with virtual users and managesive

I want to use managesieve in my dovecot server which uses virtual users and a ldap for the users. This is in my dovecot.conf: plugin { sieve_dir=/var/mail/sievescript/%u_scripts sieve_extensions = ...
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Dovecot 2.x unix_listners

Could somebody be able to explain to me what the various unix_listners do in the Dovecot 2.x configuration (specifically 10-master.conf). Currently, for postfix to use to deliver mail, I have: ...
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Looking for direction - load-balancing dovecot-postfix

Just looking for a direction to go. There are several HA/load-balancing packages for Ubuntu 10.04 and I'm not sure which one to use. Here is my scenario: Using Postfix for smtp, dovecot for pop/...
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Sendmail sending blank recipients via LMTP

The title pretty much sums in up. Local mail is working fine via LMTP, however non-local mail (virtual hosting) is struggling. I've provided as much information below as possible, trying to keep it ...
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Dovecot time sync issue, need to step it back due to broken ntp

I have a postfix MTA with dovecot for pop3/imap etc.. The server's RTC is horrible and is about 10 min fast every month, but this is an annoyance when dealing with logs and because people rely on ...
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Using Dovecot's LMTP with virtual users (with db lookup to map address to mailbox)

I'd like to use dovecot with sql-based virtual users (which already works fine in my current exim+courier-imapd setup). In my setup there are "mailboxes" which have a mailboxname@domain and a ...
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Default subfolders for dovecot

For new accounts, dovecot only has a single default folder, the inbox. Is there a way to specify a default set of subfolders, preferably immutable, that exist for each inbox? Ideally, I want each ...
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Postfix/dovecot newbie: Can access mail on server via ssh, but not through mail client

I've just tried setting up a postfix/dovecot server for the first time, with accounts managed through a mysql table. (via tutorial at http://library.linode.com/email/postfix/dovecot-mysql-ubuntu-10.04-...
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Dovecot - Unable to receive mail - Fatal: Plugin 'sieve' not found

Struggling to Dovecot/Postfix set up on Ubuntu 11.10, Dovecot version: 2.0.13, Postfix version: 2.8.5 I can send outbound mail using the mailx command, but I can neither receive mail or send mail ...
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Forcing Dovecot to use SSL

I set up a mail server on an Ubuntu 11.04 distribution using the dovecot-postfix package. sudo apt-get install dovecot-postfix For some reason, I can't seem to disable non-SSL access through ...
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Dovecot LDA (deliver) and LDAP groups

I have a LDAP and a Dovecot running on my server, the Dovecot uses LDAP as userdb and authdb, postfix is using LDA (deliver) to deliver the mails to the user. Now I want to have group email addresses ...
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postfix not storing mail for specific user

I have two users on my box who I want to be able to receive mail, one of the users: edi:x:10004:10004::/home/edi:/bin/bash Receives emails fine and they are stored and can be viewed at any time ...
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mail delivered then removed in postfix

I just installed and configured Postfix/Dovecont + Mysql + PostfixAdmin. When I try to send email from e.g. gmail.com it's delivered but I cannot see it in mail folder. Seems to be deleted. Here is my ...
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Why doesn't dovecot accept a SSL certificate?

I trying to setup a mail server on my server, I followed the following instructions: https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/serverguide/C/certificates-and-security.html https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/...