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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...