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Postfix/Dovecot on a VM. Problems with understanding port fowarding

I've set up a mail server with postfix and dovecot on a virtual machine running debian 7. At first I basically made a seperate network with a host-only adapter , so host and guest were in the same ...
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Postfix / Dovecot not receiving e-mails in Ubuntu 14.04

I've just setup a VPS with Ubuntu 14.04 at Linode. I have installed Postfix, Dovecot & SquirrelMail to handle E-mail. I am able to send e-mails to other accounts (GMail & Yahoo!) but when I ...
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Postfix logging “Fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms”

I was trying to close the open relay postfix server I had running, as there was spam coming from it, and now I can't get e-mails. The message I get in the log when someone tries to send an email is ...
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invoke filtering manually in dovecot+sieve

I've configured dovecot with a sieve filtering (also I've configured roundcube, but this does not matter I think). It's working fine, I've set up some filters. But now I've got a huge unfiltered ...
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Can't receive mail with postfix virtual alias

I can't receive mail on the virtual aliases (normal email works in and out), i didn't try the virtual domains but that's what i was going for to get to work. So i have a Debian Wheezy 7.8 Build: ...
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Postfix/Dovecot: SASL LOGIN authentication aborted

I use Postfix together with Dovecot (auth/LMTP) on my mailserver. Everything is working fine, but I notice several warnings in the log-files each day: postfix/smtpd[4169]: warning: ...
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Creating LDAP directory users with specific attrs for Dovecot email server

I have openldap-2.4.39-8.el6.x86_64 installed into my CentOS release 6.4 (Final) machine. I have another machine which I installed dovecot, and I would like to perform ldap authentication for my ...
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Postfix very slow delivery

I installed postfix + dovecot + mysql + amavisd + spamassasin. Everything works fine (mail is sent and received) except that the received mail stays too long in the queue (for about 15 minutes) before ...
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postfix/dovecot - run script when mail is received

I need to implement solution on my postfix/dovecot server which will execute bash script every time message arrives. For this purpose I did following things in master.cf configuration myhook ...
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Creating missing Maildir++ folders in Dovecot

I'm running Dovecot on my mail server and storing messages in the Maildir++ format. I have the following directories (as well as the usual Maildir directories) in /var/mail/user: .Something.2013 ...
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Archiving Maildir++ folders in Dovecot

I'm running Dovecot on my mail server and storing messages in the Maildir++ format. Within a user's mailbox there are folders that I would like to archive (i.e. not be synced over IMAP but still be ...
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ISPconfig / Dovecot - Mysql went down = Mails gone?

So im running ISPconfig with Dovecot as mail-server (storing mails via mysql). Yesterday i made some changes to the mysql-config. I wanted the server to answer also External Requests. The Problem ...
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Dovecot isn't working after upgrading MariaDB [closed]

I've just updated my database engine to MariaDB (5.5.40-MariaDB-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 - (Ubuntu)). Everything else (Apache2 :80, :443, phpMyAdmin, Webmin, etc.) but Dovecot is working. I'm not quite ...
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Postfix alias only forwarding to local users

I have set up Dovecot and Postfix using this tutorial, which works for receiving and sending mail. The aliases also work fine, although only for local users. I.e. I can make a forward from ...
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vacation feature horde5, dovecot2, sieve

I am trying to activate the horde's vacation feature, but I can't make it work under SSL/TLS. When I "save/enable,disable" I get the following errors: dovecot: managesieve-login: Disconnected (no ...
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Dovecot Virtual domain/passwd-file login issue

I used this walk through http://wiki2.dovecot.org/HowTo/VirtualUserFlatFilesPostfix but there is still an issue not allowing me to login. /var/log/dovecot.log Jan 13 10:25:49 imap-login: Info: ...
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When to use virtual or regular users exim/dovecot?

I'm setting up an exim/dovecot server but i'm looking into when to use virtual users and when to use regulars. Is there a proper use case? I guess i just have to use real users because most of them ...
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Postfix → Dovecot LMTP: User does not exist: uid@domain

I am trying to have Postfix deliver local mails via Dovecot's LMTP (among other things to replace procmail with sieve). Up to now, I've been using mailbox_command = procmail - a "$EXTENSION", ...
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Having trouble getting dovecot to authenticate with samb4 DC/AD

I have a Slackware64 14.1 system configured as a Samba4 (4.1.11) Domain Controller/Active Directory. The DC/AD bit works fine. I have AD users configured and working redirected folders. I've ...
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Postfix configuration with Dovecot, MySQL, and SpamAssasin

I am relatively familiar with Debian and have been trying to setup a mail server with this tutorial. Now i have gone through all the comments provided on the website to try route out the problem but ...
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Dovecot logs showing user disconnected

So one of my users has an issue with connecting to the IMAP server. She's on OSX and has tried setting up Mac Mail and Thunderbird. In both cases the client times out when trying to connect to the ...
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IMAP TLS connection to Dovecot fails

Original title: IMAP connection to Dovecot fails only from Thunderbird I have set up Dovecot with SSL (TLS) on port 993. I can connect with Outlook, PHP SMTP and Android Mail, however Thunderbird ...
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Ubuntu Mail Server: create default mail folders [closed]

Now I have the mail server working IMAP mode. I'm interested in configure the mail server in order to set default mail folders (like Inbox, Trash and Sent folders) per mail account. Is there a way or ...
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Postfix - Dovecot - Can Send Emails But Wont Receive - NOQUEUE - Relay Access Denied

I have set up a mail server on ubuntu. Ive checked ports are open and I've double checked all config files, checking with every google search result I could find. Most of the similar posts have more ...
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Rename Junk folder in dovecot IMAP server

Being English, I find the terms "Trash" and "Junk" confusing because they mean essentially the same thing. I want to rename these folders on my Dovecot IMAP server to "Deleted" and "Spam" respectively ...
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Getting error TLS not available when connect via StartTLS

I am trying to configure TLS on my mail server (postfix+dovecot on debian). But whenever I try to send via StartTLS, I've got this error message telnet localhost 25 Trying ::1... Connected to ...
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Postfix with Dovecot: local and virtual users

I just finished setting up a Postfix SMTP and Dovecot IMAP/POP3 server. It works perfectly fine for virtual users both sending and receiving, but I need to do the following: Besides virtual users ...
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Maildir “new” has messages but Inbox is empty

I'm installing a new mail server (Postfix/Dovecot+Maildir) in a fresh OS. Using Thunderbird (or Squirrelmail) I can send mails but my inbox is empty even when I can see them in ...
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Installation of Postfix and Dovecot Mail Server on Ubuntu and Postfix will not start

Information on the Mail Server Installation Process Followed... Hello I have a server with DigitalOcean that I am trying to install an email server on so I can add and manage email accounts. This is ...
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Can't receive mails from Gmail

A few days ago Gmail suddenly decided to stop sending mails to my mailserver. I am using Postfix and Dovecot with an paid SSL Certificate running on Debian 7 with everything updated. My mail.log ...
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postfix always_BCC mail system configuration error

I'm trying to setup always_bcc to an archive account in order to copy all inbound and outbound mail into a mailbox that can be sucked up by a third-party cloud archive solution. Outbound, works fine, ...
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Dovecot 2.0.7 postlogin script not getting plain_pass

We are currently setting up a postlogin script to pass credentials to a script for syncing mail to another server cluster in preparation for a migration. The server we are setting this up currently ...
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Can't login to dovecot using gmail as an email client

I've used this installation configure-email-server-using-postfix-dovecot When I try to use gmail as the email client (connecting to my server through port 993) I get this error Unable to establish ...
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Fail2Ban: I'm having trouble creating a regex for my Dovecot filter

I am trying to create a regex filter for my failed Dovecot entries in the maillog file. What I have created is: .*dovecot: auth: sql\(.*,<HOST>\): Password mismatch The target line in the ...
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Out-of-date IMAP back-up - restore emails from Client?

The IMAP server just died (Dovecot with Maildirs). The back-up is 1 day old. The missing day of emails is available on the Thunderbird local client. If the IMAP server is restored from backup, on ...
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how to list Dovecot imap prompt commands?

When I do imap pre-auth with: /usr/libexec/dovecot/imap -u username I can see imap prompt but do not know how to list available commands (like e logout or b select inbox and so on). How to list ...
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Postfix MySQL Dovecot Roundcube configuration

I am in the process of setting up a mail server and I was hoping to get some help. It starts with Roundcube webmail, when I tried to login with an existing correct user name and password it gives me ...
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Dovecot configuration

I was setting up a mail server on Amazon EC2 using postfix and dovcot and I seem to be stack on starting up dovecot service. Here is the message i got when I run Service dovecot status dovecot ...
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Why dovecot 2.2.13 is not moving emails from new/ to cur/?

I am using dovecot 2.2.13 on gentoo 64bit. When new email arrives it stays in new/ directory instead to be moved to cur/ directory. I read that maildir_empty_new = yes was added to ...
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Using non-standard mailbox backend - is this even possible?

What I'm trying to do: provide an IMAP server as a facade for standardized e-mail access, without using on-disk mailboxes. What I have: multiple TB of e-mails, stored in MySQL in a completely ...
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ports 993 and 995 not open even though opened in iptables

Hi I have a problem with imaps and pops access of email clients to mail server (postfix/dovecot) telnet from the servers shell (ubuntu 12.04, postfix, dovecot, spamassassin, amavis) to ports 587, 25, ...
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Use Fail2ban to block proxied dovecot password attempts

I've searched around a great deal with this, but can't manage to come up with a solution. The easiest way of explaining it, is I used to have just 1 email server, now I have 2. The 1st email server ...
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Exim permissions when sharing a dovecot mailfolder

Using dovecot on debian wheezy, I have just set up a shared mailfolder inside another user's mail folder to be able to share the contents of this mailfolder with some other users, wthout duplicating ...
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Alternative to postfix with SNI certificates + Dovecot compatibility

As we're aware postfix doesn't support SNI (Server Name Indication), which means that if you'd define a certificate, it will be used for all domain names that you have on that server, which could be ...
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Dovecot SSL Certificate is not accepted

I have certificates issued from StartSSL, which is a trusted authority for certificates, and my websites work with its certificates with no problems and no complaints from all browsers about any trust ...
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What options exist for changing usernames transparently in Webmail?

Currently, we have a fully working POP/IMAP/Webmail system (using Dovecot and Roundcube) that is a gleaming tower of perfection in its intended design. We have thousands of customers who belong to a ...
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How to correct Dovecot user login to use full domain email in this format “myuser@mydomain.com” [duplicate]

I have configured dovecot and postfix...Email server works fine.. (Webmail and outlook both works..) I have created users using unix command .. usreadd -s /sbin/nologin myuser But i have a ...
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Dig shows external configuration? [closed]

I'm already trying for 2 days to deal with an answer for this problem. I have a virtual server somewhere and installed postfix/dovecot/mysql. It works somehow. I can login with Outlook with the ...
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Mail server constantly tries to send email [closed]

I have a mail server with Postfix and Dovecot installed and I've noticed it endlessly tries to send out malformed emails with misspelled address. For example if I type to: anton@outlok.com (misspelled ...
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Postfix 5.7.1 Relay access denied

I know there's a lot of similar questions here but none has helped me. So I have a Debian 7.0 server with postfix and dovecot working on it with a self-signed certificate. I can send emails to other ...