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Dovecot not attempting authentication

I am in the early stages of migrating an OS X mail installation (UW imapd/Exim/mbox) to a Ubuntu cloud VM using Dovecot/Exim/Maildir. I am starting simply: Exim is running fine, receiving mail and ...
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Why use Dovecot AND Postfix/Sendmail? [closed]

Forgive me if I'm missing something obvious here..... but why do most linux server distros come with both Dovecot AND Postfix (or sendmail)? As far as I'm aware all three of them are Mail Transfer ...
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Postfix - No greeting on telnet command

I'm trying to install Postfix with Dovecot and MySQL on CentOS 5. I'm new to this and I'm struggling on this more than 2 weeks. I followed this instruction ...
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Postfix configuration;

I cofigure a postfix/dovecot. I'm using default dovecot certificate for testing. but when i try to restart service integrity fail. But I'm not sure where is the problem. I followed DigitalOcean guide. ...
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Dovecot: deliver reply into same folder as replied-to message

UPDATE (2 sept 2014 13:01): Just to clarify, I'm interested in handling an incoming reply from someone else, so coming in via SMTP. If it is a reply to an email that is already in some mail folder, it ...
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Postfix (virtual users) + dovecot + sieve: envelop does not contain original recipient

I have set up my email server following the ISPMail tutorial with virtual users in postfix + dovecot + sieve. My problem is: the envelop "variable" in sieve does not contain the original recipient. ...
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Connecting Dovecot2 to ldap

I'm currently trying to connect dovecot 2 with postfix to an ldap directory. Currently I'm having an issue in the communication itself. Dovecot starts, but does not authorize the users. I'm using the ...
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Dovecot Certificate Authentication

After implementing certificate authentication on Nginx web server, I would like to do the same on Dovecot mail server. The idea is to create your own CA and manage certificates (both issuing and ...
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Cannot send email to info@ or support@

I am trying to send email from my gmail account to a couple user accounts I have on my new Centos server. The email is setup correctly and I can send receive from accounts ok except info and support. ...
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dovecot-lmtp: No such file or directory)

I have a problem w/ dovecot [private/dovecot-lmtp]: No such file or directory) Idea?
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Dovecot pop3: Disconnected for inactivity

We've application fetching messages from mailbox inbox. Once, application stoppped fetching, then we'd the following in maillog: Aug 15 11:03:47 server_name postfix/virtual[16743]: 731E258003: ...
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Unable to lock error message in SMTP Server

I've the following error message appeared 3 continuous for the same mailbox > (delivery failed to mailbox > /var/spool/postfix/vhosts/<user>/mail/inbox: > > unable to lock for ...
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Issue with receiving emails via Dovecot/Postfix

I'm trying to set up roundcube on my server which seems to be working fine. I have gone through all of the steps and it allows me to send outgoing emails perfectly fine (tested that with yahoo), ...
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debian, exim4, dovecot can't authenticate users on server

I've been configuring my new server for mail. Everything seems to be going smoothly, but I can't get any users to log in (with or without using SSL) So I can telnet to the server from the local host ...
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postfix how to setup local domain users as virtual users

How can I set up local domain users as virtual users? I have setup virtual domain and the users but when I sent an email it keeps telling me "User not found". To test to see what the problem is, I ...
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cannot connect to postfix with a mail client

I have been trying to setup MX in my server and was able to get the IMAP part working under SSL using Dovecot, however I can't get the SMTP part working using Dovecot as the SASL Authentication. When ...
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Dovecot/Postfix cheat on an email that I wrongly received

I played with /etc/aliases and received the email of a coworker. I would like to put it back on his mailbox. Is there a way to do that cleanly ? I don't want to transfer the email, and if possible if ...
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How to configure dovecot to login through ssl connections only

I'm configuring dovecot not to connect via non-ssl ports. To achieve that I have made the following changes in dovecot.conf. protocols = imap pop3 service auth { user = root } service imap-login ...
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Connect to private/auth failed: No such file or directory

I've setup postfix, dovecot and roundcube. receiving and sending email via roundcube is working as well as receiving emails via imap with another email client. But I'm not able to send emails with an ...
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configure dovecot 10-auth.conf

i'm going to setup mail server according this guide : https://workaround.org/ispmail/wheezy on setting up dovecot part 10-auth.conf it's says change auth_mechanisms = plain to auth_mechanisms = ...
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rsync IMAP SENT folders between 2 users

How can I handle this: We have a Email system based on DOVECOT IMAP, different users, different logins. I want to somehow rsync all sent folders of some users, so one user can check what another ...
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New Dovecot install not allowing login, giving permissions error despite saying that permissions “appear ok”

I'm installing dovecot onto a Virtualbox VM running Ubuntu Server 64-bit 14.04 guest. Dovecot itself is being installed into a Docker container (I'm not sure that that's relevant here, but am noting ...
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How to automatically create .dovecot.sieve file in new maildirs for dspam filtering?

I've followed this http://sealedabstract.com/code/nsa-proof-your-e-mail-in-2-hours/ tutorial, adjusted to allow for vimbadmin3 users, to set up my mail server. Most of my adjustments come from ...
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Postfix sends as hostname.domain.com instead of domain.com

I've been trying to set up a debian mail server running postfix, but when I try to send mail via mail example@outlook.com the recipient sees the sender as hostname.domain.com. The hostname it sends ...
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Postfix cannot send to external domains

I set up my Postfix with a sasl link to a Dovecot user / domain database. Postfix is giving the following error message when trying to send mail to external recipients (internal are fine): Server ...
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Emails can't download to Outlook (dovecot, sendmail, CentOS)

I installed dovecot with yum install dovecot Added the following configuration options to /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf: protocols = imap pop3 lmtp disable_plaintext_auth = NO listen =* To ...
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Postfix message ID originating process?

Last night my postfix mail server(Debian Squeeze with dovecot, roundcube, opendkim and spamassassin enabled) started sending out spam from a single domain of mine like these: $cat mail.log|grep ...
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postfix+dovecot store maildir format mail in /var/mail

I want to set up a mail server using postfix and dovecot, that stores mail using the maildir format, and I don't want any of these files to go in user's home directories. Wherever I search for how to ...
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Authenticate Dovecot against Active Directory

I'm trying to authenticate Dovecot against a Microsoft Active Directory on a Windows 2008 R2 Domain Controller. Dovecot (Version 2.2.9) is running on Ubuntu 14.04 (3.13.0-30-generic). My Configs: ...
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Postfix/dovecot remove LDAP user

I have to remove or blacklist an LDAP/dovecot user. The authentication is setup from active directory what I cannot manage so I thought there should be a way at least to disable this specific user on ...
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How to trigger custom actions in dovecot, when email is moved or deleted?

In my dovecot setup I use virtual folders (not to be confused with virtual users). My goal is to get something like seen in googlemail. I want a folder containing all my messages and also I want to ...
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Dovecot login with username and no @domain.com extension

I have dovecot setup and working, but i can only login as a linux user without the @domain.com extension. e.g joe.bloggs is a user on the linux system. i can login using this as the imap username and ...
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Server sending spam - how to find out why?

I have a CentOS 6 on a dedicated server. I'm the only one with shell access to it. I host 2 Wordpress and few simple PHP sites there. My hosting company just emailed me that they blocked my port 25 as ...
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Dovecot not serving old migrated emails for some clients

I have just migrated my emails to a new mail server. The old and the new server had the exact same setup using MailDir with fetchmail, procmail and dovecot. The configurations of those three ...
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email sent from my server shows up as spam [duplicate]

I know this question has been asked and answered a couple of times, but I can't find any reference to my particular problem. I've set up Postfix and Dovecot on my Debian 7 VPS and I can send mail, but ...
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How to migrate a small handful of users from one mail server to another

Here's my situation: I've got a mail server, we'll call it mail1.site.com. And what I want to do is, build a new mail server, mail2.site.com, and migrate all the users over. The setup is ...
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Monit failing to connect to Dovecot over SSL IMAP

I run Monit to keep check on processes on a Debian server. It's working as normal for all other services (Apache SSL, Postfix, SSH etc.) but Monit's checks on Dovecot are failing repeatedly. I think ...
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How do I fix this dovecot SELinux error in audit.log on CentOS?

I'm getting these SELinux errors in /var/log/audit/audit.log for dovecot. type=USER_AUTH msg=audit(1404794536.249:100679): user pid=28375 uid=0 auid=0 ses=2700 ...
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How to set up postfix / dovecot with SSL to send receive emails from iPhone

I just installed a fresh copy of dovecot on my VPS. I am also running postfix, and I first went through this guide I followed everything as explained. However when I try to send an email from my ...
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Postfix and Dovecot Sieve spam filter does not work

CentOS 6.5 x64 I'm trying to apply a Sieve filter to my mailserver (Postfix + Dovecot + Spamassassin) to automatically move spam mails to my Junk folder. I've added sieve to my ...
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Dovecot MySQL Authentication SlowDown

I have an IMAP/POP3/Webmail server with Dovecot1 2.2.10 with a MySQL backend located on another server. The server runs with default configuration. ... driver = mysql default_pass_scheme = plain ... ...
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CentOS 6.5 Webmail Server: warning: SASL: Connect to private/auth failed: No such file or directory

I'm trying to run a webmail server on CentOS with Postfix, Docecot and Roundcube. Whenever I try to send mail or send a test email to my server it fails. I can login so looks like Dovecot is okay. ...
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is there something similar like sa-learn-cyrus for dovecot?

I was looking whole morning and found nothing. I have a debian box running dovecot IMAP. I want to train the spamassassin with the users spam folders. is there something similar like sa-learn-cyrus ...
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Postfix: SASL authentication failure: cannot connect to saslauthd server: Permission denied

I had a Postfix/Dovecot server up and running for about a week until I had to reboot it. When I did, things stopped working. I've been up searching for hours to no avail. IMAP successfully ...
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ubuntu PostFix + Dovecot mail server

/log/mail.log Jun 23 10:38:05 mail postfix/smtpd[60639]: connect from mail.faisal.asia[127.0.0.1] Jun 23 10:38:05 mail postfix/smtpd[60639]: disconnect from mail.faisal.asia[127.0.0.1] Jun 23 ...
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Migrating from any IMAP/POP3 server to Dovecot

I am trying to synchronize two mailboxes which reside in different servers. This is due to a migration process. The old server is a courier server and needs to be accessed via IMAP, whereas the new ...
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Sieve - Redirect incoming mail for all mailboxes within domain to one specific mailbox

Is it possible to set a global sieve filter to redirect mail to specific mailbox within receiving domain. I understand I can simply point out where I want mail to go in a filter like ...
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Add a per-domain filter in sieve

How can I set up a per-domain filter in sieve/dovecot? In documentation I can see per-user setting: sieve = ~/.dovecot.sieve, and right now I'm using global filter: sieve_before = ...
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Dovecot doesn't use my mail_location parameter

I'm using Exim 4.72 and Dovecot 1.2.15 on Debian 6.0.9. Exim delivers emails to /home/username in a mbox file. dovecot.conf mail_location = mbox:~/:INBOX=/var/mail/%n But - dovecot -n ...
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Move spam from dovecot public folders

I have set up Dovecot with public folders on a CentOS 6-server, with sendmail and spamassassin. I'm getting a lot of spam in both public folders and in the users inboxes. I want spamassassin / ...