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Leaving postfix 'mydomain' & 'hostname' empty in this scenario [closed]

I have a VPS server that only deals with email hosting. This server does not have any designated domain name pointing to it. Its only one VPS with one IP address. I am running CentOS 6.5 Minimal, ...
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Setting myhostname and Mydomain in postfix for mutiple domains

I have 5 domain names currently pointing to my email server, which is running CentOS 6.5 with Postfix, Dovecot installed. Although I am now only able to receive emails but not send (for reasons I ...
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Do I need SMTP when using Postfix/Dovecot? [closed]

I have setup Postfix and Dovecot. Microsoft outlook tells me it cannot find the SMTP server. I thought dovecot would handle all the deliveries? Do I need to allow postfix to listen to external ...
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Postfix - E-mails missing, no message in the log

I'm setting up a postfix + dovecot mail server for myself on a VPS. I plan to host a couple of domains with it and be able to manage the users via MySQL. It currently works as I would like to but it ...
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Output from doveconf does not match contents of /etc/dovecot/*

I've been banging my head wondering why the changes I keep making to /etc/dovecot/* conf files aren't working - but today, I took a closer look with doveconf | less - and noticed that my changes ...
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Create IMAP mailbox in linux server

I am using Postfix 2.10.2/Dovecot 2.2.5 on RHEL 5.9. I used to create normal virtual mailboxes. How can i create IMAP mailbox and use it and how to differentiate it from POP3 mailboxes ? I hope i am ...
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Emails won't download to Outlook (dovecot, postfix, debian)

I finally managed to set up dovecot and postfix to the point where I can connect to my server with Outlook to send emails. Receiving emails works too, but I can not download them to my mail client: ...
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Maintain email timestamp when transferring between email servers using an email client

I am running two different email servers using Postfix and Dovecot. Some of my users have accounts on both servers and sometimes transfer emails from one to the other through their email client. When ...
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How to get Doveconf to reload its config or read from `/etc/dovecot/`?

Edit Ok, so if you care to read the original question, you'll see I've had a fun time with this. I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 - Dovecot v2.1.7 - And it seems my original problem was due to some ...
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How to I authenticate with Dovecot + IMAP + PAM on CentOS?

I set up Dovecot IMAP to use PAM as suggested here: http://wiki2.dovecot.org/PasswordDatabase/PAM PAM/dovecot [root@ip-172-31-15-65 pam.d]# cat dovecot #%PAM-1.0 auth required ...
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Postfix, Dovecot - connection from outside, authentication

I want to run postfix + dovecot on my server. I'm doing it for first time. Postfix and Dovecot works on local - I can connect through telnet, and send/receive e-mails using commands. When I try to ...
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How to log mail client with Dovecot / Postfix

Does anyone know if it's possible to have Dovecot or Postfix output the mail client of a user? In Dovecot's variables list, I cannot find anything in that direction.
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Allow IMAP for Roundcube and as external service only for some special users. How to configure?

It's easy to set up a special passdb query in dovecot to restrict IMAP access to certain users, e.g. see this documentation on the dovecot wiki. But when I use a webmailer like Roundcube and want to ...
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Login to SquirrelMail as a virtual user

I am on CentOS 6 with Postfix, Dovecot, and PostfixAdmin. I have configured an external domain with the user me@domain.com as a virtual user. It's receiving mail without a problem at ...
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Procmail or/and dovecot? [closed]

At my class project I'm asked to install and configure a mail service, to do that I have to : Install and configure postfix Install and configure Procmail Configure postfix authentification with ...
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Virtual and system mailboxes - how to set passdb propperly

I've just configured email on my server. Gentoo, Postfix, Dovecot, Amavisd, ClamAV and Spamassasin I am using LMTP for delivering virtual mails, works great. I am using standard postfix deliver ...
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Postfix with Dovecot on Ubuntu - create group for local users only

Could someone provide me with info how to setup Postfix mail server to have one special group of users whom will only have a permission to send or receive mails inside domain. They can not send mail ...
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How to setup Dovecot Replication via TCP with PAM user/passdb?

When setting up dovecot to do replication, not usins the "args = setcred=yes" line causes replication to fail with "dovecot: doveadm(lzane): Error: sync: /var/run/dovecot/auth-userdb: Configured ...
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Postfix/Dovecot cannot receive email from external sources

HELP! Haha. I recently was an idiot and foobared my server. I had a mail server running on it. On my new server, i am trying to set it back up and I cannot get it to work. I have almost the same exact ...
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dovecot: auth with more then one method posible

is it possible to auth with more then one method with dovecot ? Ex: password and mysql .... ? the idea is that I like to have system users and virtual users from a database, and dovecot auth and ...
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libdovecot-sieve.so.0 undefined symbol: i_debug

After upgrading dovecot from 1.2 to 2.1.7 (while upgrading squeeze to wheezy) sieve no longer does it's job. (And breaks mail delivery) apt-purging all dovecot packages and reinstalling did not ...
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Postfix Spamassassin deferred queue massive error

I have been witnessing some massive problems with my Postfix email server, equipped with Dovecot, and spamassassin. The log files show errors like below, and there are thousands of such lines in the ...
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DROPPRIVS=yes & procmail: Program failure (75) of “/usr/lib/dovecot/deliver”

When I set up DROPPRIVS=yes I get in the procmail logfile procmail: Program failure (75) of "/usr/lib/dovecot/deliver" what is procmail trying to tell me ? UPDATE tail -f ...
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Dovecot : remove unused inboxes

Using Dovecot, I ran into quite a disturbing problem when it comes to inboxes purge. Here's my setup : Dovecot stores its users/mailboxes on a MySQL backend. Postfix handles email transmissions, and ...
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Configure Postfix+Dovecot+MySQL for my usage case

I had installed Posfix, Dovecot and MySQL on Debian (for example sample.net) and configured its that external users are allowed to send mails only on this domain sample.net (using my SMTP). Also I ...
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Dovecot quota-warning.sh not being excecuted

I would like to run a custom script with dovecot once the user reaches certain percents of their quota. The issue is that no matter what I try dovecot does not seem to execute my bash script. ...
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Dovecot creates folder, Postfix expects file

I have tried configuring a Postfix/Dovecot combo with virtual users using this guide. My server is running Postfix 2.6.6 and Dovecot 2.0.9 on CentOS 6.5. The problem is that when I connect to the ...
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How to avoid 554 error duplicate header

I set up IRedMail on an AWS server, so the mail stack looks something like this: Postfix Dovecot Roundcube Mail sent through Amazon SES I'm trying to forward emails to Gmail using the Managesieve ...
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procmail is ignoring user settings

I use procmail for filtering emails in combination with postfix. procmail is triggered by postfix via the in the main.cf mailbox_command mailbox_command = /usr/bin/procmail -t -a "$EXTENSION" but ...
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How to configure postfix/dovecot setup to reject certain mail

I followed this (https://workaround.org/ispmail/squeeze/big-picture) tutorial to set up my mailserver and it works very well. I'd like to be able to reject email from certain users or if it contains ...
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telnet unable to connect to remote host

I have installed postfix and devcot on one of my live servers to send bulk mail (system messages on sign-up, wrong passwords etc). I use the php_imap function to check bounces and flag those email ...
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squirrelmail nginx configuration

I installed postfix, dovecot and squirrelmail on a centos 6.4 VPS based on instructions here. I created a sub-domain bounce.mydomain.co.uk (incase you are wondering why I choose "bounce" - This is a ...
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Mail Server: Postfix & Dovecot Security

For the fist time I decided to configure my own email server on a VPS from the scratch, I've been following some guides and doing some research but I've some doubts about the security of my Postfix ...
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Fail2Ban not blocking brute force attack on dovecot

I run a CentOS 5 server with fail2ban and I am currently getting hit with a bruteforce attack on my dovecot service. I know fail2ban is working, because it is blocking attacks on my FTP server and ...
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Automatically whitelist Postgrey for outbound email?

I have a mail server with Ubuntu Server 12.04, Postfix, Dovecot, and Postgrey, using MySQL (MariaDB) and managed through Postfix Admin. I am looking for a way to automatically add outbound email ...
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Fedora 17 postfix postgresql support

I have been reading this : http://wiki.dovecot.org/moin.cgi/DovecotPostgresql I decide to use the postgresql instead of mysql Is there anyone who is using dovecot with postifx running virtual users ...
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Deliver mail to virtual users with sendmail and dovecot lda

I'm trying to migrate our linux system user based post system to virtual users. I have sendmail with procmail delivery dovecot system users with different uids roundcube web interface Sendmail ...
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debian isp3, dovecot / postfix not receiving and sending emails

I have a problem with dovecot on isp config3. Not receiving and sending any email. Smtp and imap connection working. Pls help. Here is the maillog: Feb 18 08:35:05 vm10127 postfix/smtpd[14214]: ...
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Wheezy processes die periodically

I have a very weird problem. Certain processes on my mail server, but not all, die periodically (every second month or so). A few of the process that die are: ssh dovecot postfix Processes that ...
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Postfix+dovecot unable to receive mail

I'm having a problem setting up my mail server, im able to send mail, but can't receive, this is the error according to /var/log/maillog : postfix/virtual[4158]: B1C781341D56: ...
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Sieve: filter subject with regex, file into mailbox named match

I am trying to filter mails by subject with a regular expression. The subjects I want to match are read like [git-foo] some more text where foo is the string I want to check for. I end up with the ...
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Dovecot connection imap/pop3 issue

I've just installed postfix/dovecot on linux (last Debian), I've setup for starttls. I try to connect via imap or pop3 with thunderbird but I can't get the mails... No error message on thunderbird, ...
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postfix smtp-auth with dovecot cannot authenticate

On Centos 6.5 i run postfix with postconf -n alias_database = hash:/etc/aliases alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases broken_sasl_auth_clients = yes command_directory = /usr/sbin config_directory = ...
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Database back end for mail serrver

Hi I need to build a front end a mail server and my experience is limited to Dovecot, which I believe doesn't have support for storing mails in databases. So just thinking how users will be ...
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Attribute caching of dovecot maildir boxes over NFS

I admin a mail server cluster: there're two different hosts that use a common NFS share to store maildir. Dovecot is the LDA. CPU load on NFS is really high, although real i/o operation on the disk ...
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How to get Postfix to send mail from multiple domains?

I recently installed Webmin, Postfix, and Dovecot on a fresh Debian Wheezy system. Everything is working fine, except I'd like to know how I can configure Postfix to not only receive but also send ...
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Postfix dovecot remote mail client connection

I am stuck in the following issue for like hours. Hopefully someone can help me out this one :x.. I set up a mail server to receive and send e-mails. receiving by imap. The problem I am facing is as ...
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Dovecot IMAP authentication failed

Whenever I'm trying to connect to my Dovecot IMAP server, it gives me a message that the authentication was failed. This message is from the /var/log/mail.log file: Feb 7 15:22:17 celestine dovecot: ...
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Dovecot won't work with quota value from LDAP that include the “S” appended for size?

I have a courier-imap IMAP system backed by LDAP holding the user data. I would like to convert IMAP to dovecot, and I am able to successfully configure basic login; that is working correctly. But I ...
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Migrating old mbox format to maildir- preserving UIDL values

I am attempting to migrate several hundred email accounts from an old server running sendmail 8.13.6/dovecot 0.99.14 (mbox format) to a new server running postfix 2.6.6/dovecot 2.0.9 (maildir format). ...