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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 ...
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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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Which is the easiest to configure MTA/POP3/IMAP solution? [closed]

I'm having hard time to configure postfix/dovecot + mysql with virtual domains. Still doesn't work for me 100%. Which is the easiest to install/configure mail solution for centos 6/64bit ? I just ...
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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 ...
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Postfix with Dovecot configured and send emails with no errors. When sending from a remote client message-id is empty, and emails go to spam.

I have Postfix and Dovecot installed and running on the VPS. Using telnet once from VPS, and once from a client machine, I'm composing exactly the same messages. Everything is working but when sending ...
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How to grant a kerberos ticket after successful imap authentication from dovecot

An interesting question, I hope. I am running a set of virtual machines under debian 6, to build a mail/collaboration server. I am mainly using dovecot, postfix, openldap and heimdal. Mails are ...
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procmail dovecot, mail client see change only when quit and reopen

I have a filter in .procmailrc to organize mail in a folder. But I use dovecot as LDA, and it doesn't update until I quit the client. I read that I need to proceed mail through deliver as explain here ...
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Applying ACLs to a Dovecot public namespace

I would like to provide access to some mailing lists via a set of public, read-only mailboxes in Dovecot. I have a public namespace define in my dovecot (dovecot-2.0.9) configuration that looks like ...
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Dovecot error ChgrpNoPerm

Today I installed Dovecot from source and after configuration and some testing I got error ChgrpNoPerm, which is described here. After reading and misunderstanding I recursively chmod-ed ...
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Can send e-mail, however unable to receive an e-mail, and no error e-mail is generated

I am using (well fighting with) postfix and dovecot, the log files are not producing anything related to lost e-mails or errors. I send an e-mail from my gmail account and nothing happens. No unable ...
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Filtering Mail Into Folders

I run a mail server using Dovecot and Exim. Currently mail filtering is done on a per user basis using a .forward file in ~/ containing entires along the lines of: if $h_to: CONTAINS "bugtraq" then ...
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~/Maildir vs /var/mail for e-mail storage

I run a mail server with Exim4 and Dovecot. Currently mail goes to ~/Maildir. However, I am wondering what the relative advantages and disadvantages of storing mail in /var/mail/$user/ is. Is one ...
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Postfix and Dovecot - setting up TLS encryption for IMAP

I am able to connect to my Dovecot server and read emails. However I am currently doing it using the "PLAIN" password connection. How can I setup postfix and dovecot to use TLS? From what I recall ...
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Dovecot, getting error: Mail access for users with UID 222 not permitted

When I attempt to login to my Dovecot IMAP server I get this error: dovecot: imap(ec2-user): Error: user *theuser*: Couldn't drop privileges: Mail access for users with UID 222 not permitted What ...
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Dovecot not respecting log file?

I'm installing Dovecot 2.0 and I am running into problems with it checking for new messages. Postfix is getting the messages but dovecot is not finding them. In my dovecot.conf I am using a static ...
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How to get RoundCube work with dovecot and postfix?

I just installed RoundCube, but I'm having difficulties configuring it. I've dovecot, postfix with MySQL installed and it's all running nice and dandy, but I would like to attach a web-mail to it. ...
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How to create a list of accounts -> passwords and share it for Postfix and Dovecot?

This is my Postfix configuration: root@vmi2198:/etc/postfix# postconf -n alias_database = hash:/etc/aliases alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases append_dot_mydomain = no biff = no config_directory = ...
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Any dovecot gotchas I should be aware of? Any alternatives to dovecot mailserver apart from qmail?

we are currently thinking about running a medium size mail service. Currently, dovecot seems to be the a good fit and we are about to setup a small test environment to check out some integration ...
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Problem with POP3 protocol & iPhone

We've run a custom pop3 server without problems for many years. But now some clients are trying to use iPhones and there is some mysterious incompatibility. For emails over a certain size (for tests ...
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Automatic mail directories implied by address, preferably on a CentOS Cpanel setup [closed]

To put it simple, i have a default email me@abiusx.com, i want every other email like x@abiusx.com to be forwarded to that default email, but in a way that i know its been sent to x@abiusx.com (put in ...
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Mail Server problem sending mails to external domains [duplicate]

Recently I have setup a mail server with Postfix, Dovecot and Squirrelmail on Ubuntu cloud server. The server has static ip address with proper MX record(mail.mydomain.net). When I send mail to Google ...
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Exim authentication using Dovecot driver

Been following the instructions at the Dovecot Wiki for setting up Exim to share authentication credentials with Dovecot. I have setup Dovecot to deliver mails for virtual users and setup a router ...
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POSTFIX and DOVECOT, receving OK sending KO

I have installed postfix and dovecot(1.2.12) with ubuntu. This is my main.cf alias_maps = append_dot_mydomain = no biff = no broken_sasl_auth_clients = yes config_directory = /etc/postfix ...
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How to pass SPAM filters? [duplicate]

I just configured Postfix and Dovecot, I can send and receive emails. At the moment I have a problem with Hotmail, all my email are saved on the SPAM folder. My MX has few days, maybe they will ...
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Mail server on ubuntu(postfix+dovecot+squirrelmail)

I have got to setup a mail server(ubuntu cloud server) and I'm preparing for it on my home computer(ubuntu vm) to make sure my manager that it works and I could. I started with Postfix, Dovecot, and ...
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DOVECOT not allowed to log in using too low UNIX UID

I found this error on mail.log May 13 22:11:37 vmi2115 dovecot: dovecot: User admin@example.net not allowed to log in using too low UNIX UID 103(postfix) (see first_valid_uid in config file) How ...
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Does Dovecot support UIDPLUS (RFC4315)?

I have Dovecot version 1.2.9-1ubuntu6.3 installed on my server (using Maildir+), and I was reading an article on Outlook 2010 that says that Outlook will purge messages immediately if the server ...
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Dovecot IMAP indexes are getting locked by Blackberry devices

This is an odd issue that I tend to see with Blackberry devices connecting via IMAP on some of my Sendmail+Dovecot mail deployments. For users of those devices, the Dovecot indexes tend to get locked. ...
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Is SPF enough to make sure emails get delivered to inbox?

So I just succesfully set up postfix + dovecot. is SPF enough to make sure emails get delivered to my website's users? I don't want my emails to end up in their spam box.
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Postfix - Unable to receive emails from certain domains

Got a Postfix-Dovecot-Saslauthd setup on Ubuntu 10.04. Problem is there's (at least) one domain that it refuses to accept emails from. I've been getting emails fine from lots of different domains ...
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Dovecot Admin login

Does Dovecot allow me to authenticate as an administrator for all user accounts? Essentially log into any account as an administrator. I'm trying to setup Zimbra and I would like to migrate our IMAP ...
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Problem receiving mail on new postfix/dovecot setup

I installed postfix and dovecot on my CentOS system. I'm able to send mail fine with my new email address, and the receiver is fine with replying to the message and/or sending mail to my new email ...
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Is MySQL 5.5 worth it?

I am about to setup a couple of LAMP servers using Ubuntu 10.04. The problem is that I have noticed that Dovecot needs the MySQL-common package to work. I don't want to install that package since I am ...
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Do you need to have your own DNS in order to receive mail on a VPS?

I am wondering if I need my own DNS in order to receive emails on my Ubuntu VPS? I am currently using name.com's DNS with my domain and pointing it with A records to my server, and that works for ...
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Postfix/dovecot can't recieve mail

I am configuring postfix and dovecot on my server, but for some reason I can't receive mails. I've followed these instructions for configuring the mailserver. I've tested with pingability.com that ...
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Integrating multiple mailboxes (dovecot, Exim, maildir)

Following an outage, I've ended up with 2 mailboxes for each of my users, on separate machines. I've shut the interim machine down now, and put the mailboxes on the real server in ...
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dovecot/postfix: can send & receive via webmin, however squirrel mail and outlook fail to connect

I have just finished setting up dovecot and postfix on my server (centos 5.5/apache) earlier today. So far I've been able to get email working through webmin (can send/receive to and from external ...
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Dovecot immediately logs off user

I'm trying to set up email on my server, and have successfully set up POP3 with gmail for my main account. When attempting to set up another user though, gmail reports ` There was a problem ...
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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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SASL LOGIN authentication failed: UGFzc3dvcmQ6 - Find the username

First let me state that the mail server is working fine and users can connect and send email. Basically there is a local web script connecting into the mail server trying to send mail every few ...
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How to change password schema for Dovecot user authentication for an already existing mail server

I have an email server setup on Debian Lenny with Postfix, Dovecot, SASL and MySQL. Currently, the password scheme in my dovecot-sql.conf file is set to: CRYPT default_pass_scheme = CRYPT I would ...
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mail directory of exim and courier and ftp accounts? [closed]

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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Encrypting a MailBox Server Side

So I am not even sure if this is possible but I figured this would be the best place to ask. I have a dovecot server that I use for receiving mail , the mail is stored in a Maildir format. Is there ...
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Dovecot suddenly stopped working. HELP! “can't auth”

I am running out of ideas here.. I've been trying to fix this for 3 hours. Box is debian lenny. Mail.log contains the following: Can't connect to auth server at /var/run/dovecot/auth-master: No such ...
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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 ...