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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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Support needed creating Dovecot listener on Debian ( postfix)

I would like to create a dovecot lmtp listener under /var/spool/postfix/private/. Because postfix runs chrooted by default under debian. How can I do this? Grtz
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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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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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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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Is there a tool similar to pflogsumm (Postfix logs parser) for Dovecot?

For monitoring my Postfix install I'm using pflogsumm, which parses the Postfix's logs and generates a nice summary. I tried to find a similar tool for Dovecot, but couldn't. Is there such a thing? ...
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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/...
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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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Mailserver: Debian, Postfix, Dovecot

I'm trying to set up a Dovecot and Postfix mailserver. My wishes for the server: IMAPS SMTP (secure if is it an option?) Both IMAPS and SMTP must require an user from MySQL, same table. Mails are ...
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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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Linux - Dovecot - not receive emails - Connection refused

I try install Mail server on Ubuntu, I've installed dovecot server. telnet localhost 110 - correct telnet mail.example.com 110 - correct When I send email: echo "Testicek" | mail -s "Dovecot test"...
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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 /var/spool/...
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permissions error: dovecot log

I'm trying to install exim + dovecot on my centOS server. And when i tried to run( as root ) it, I am getting the below message: Starting Dovecot Imap: Error: Can't write to log directory /var/...
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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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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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VPS/Dedicated Mail Server - Perfect Setup? [closed]

I want to install a server in a VPS or Dedicated just to handle email. The server will just hosting email, imap accounts and i've choose dovecot for that. But what it the best setup for this? So ...
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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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~/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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Logging into IMAP (Dovecot) server

I am attempting to login to my IMAP Dovecot server on my Amazon EC2 instance. I am attempting to login as root and I recieve this error in the mail log: dovecot: imap: Error: user root: Invalid ...
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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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Where can I find a list of all parameters/variables used in Postfix master.cf?

In postfix master.cf, there are entries like this (for dovecot): dovecot unix - n n - - pipe flags=DRhu user=vmail:vmail argv=/usr/lib/dovecot/deliver -f ${sender} -d ${user}@${nexthop} -n -m ${...
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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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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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How do I setup a SENT and TRASH folder with Dovecot?

The IMAP mailbox that Dovecot sets up has no SENT folder or TRASH folder. How do I set those up? Is there a way to place them outside of the INBOX hiearchy? I want to make sure that these folders work ...
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Disable any “pop3-login” on Dovecot

Using Ubuntu Server I have a test-server that sends out mails in PHP scripts. Other than that, it does not do anything with mail. However, I have a bunch of "pop3-login" processes going on. It appears ...
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AD + Postfix + Dovecot problems with query_filter

I set up a mail server AD + Postfix + Dovecot + Kerberos This works fine for only one domain In the attribute mail=test@test.com, in otherMailbox=vasya@otherdoamin.com,petya@another.net Config files:...
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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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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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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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Postfix timing out when trying to send mail

I just installed Dovecot and Postfix on a CentOS VPS I have, and am now trying to get it to work. Receiving mail works fine, as does fetching the mailbox with Thunderbird on Windows (using SASL for ...
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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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Pop-before-smtp $pat regex for Dovecot in iRedmail

I've installed pop-before-smtp in my mail server(iredmail). I need help to configure the $pat to read the pattern of my Dovecot file. Dovecote log file is like this: 2011-05-14 14:01:21 pop3-login: ...
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excessive ram usage by pop3-login and imap-login [closed]

I have a VPS with DirectAdmin and Dovecot installed on it. On this server on one of my accounts I have 3 different main account which I've managed using gmail and it's pop3 import feature. The problem ...
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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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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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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 = /etc/...
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Dovecot and StartSSL problems with issuer

I am using dovecot (1) and trying to get my StartSSL certificate running. ssl_key_file points to my private key I tried pointing ssl_cert_file to my public key, with and without using the class1 ...
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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.