A IMAP and POP3 email server.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
2answers
224 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
823 views

NFS on Btrfs on multi-devices .vs. Glusterfs on distributed-volume?

I considering a storage for Email. This storage system run on my own private cloud (already replicated), then i does not care about replication. I'm thinking about 2 options: 1- I will create few ...
2
votes
1answer
41 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
100 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
553 views

Limiting POP3 mailbox for one connection at a time? (Dovecot)

Is there a way to limit the number of concurrent connections to a POP3 mailbox on a Dovecot server? The current situation is that if two clients connect to the same mailbox, then the server accepts ...
1
vote
1answer
21 views

dovecot won't reload config?

I want to run imaps on a port other than 993. I changed this in /etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-master.conf and beforehand, backed up the original copy as /etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-master.conf.bak. I did ...
1
vote
1answer
298 views

sieve-test working but actual filter is just working sometimes with dovecot

i just migrated from an old Ubuntu 10.4 VPS to a shiny new Ubuntu 14.04. After a little work i got everything running besides dovecot with sieve. This question is about sieve filtering messages ...
1
vote
1answer
192 views

Dovecot + OpenLDAP

I am trying to get dovecot 2.0.19 authenticate users via LDAP (OpenLDAP 2.4.28) and using Wireshark to debug the process. It looks like the basic configuration of dovecot is fine, but it doesn't pull ...
1
vote
1answer
798 views

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. ...
1
vote
1answer
848 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

Sendmail dropping domain name from the username

I'm setting up Dovecot with Sendmail and I almost have it working (I think). The username for the account is a full email address such as "username@domain.com". What seems to be happening is that ...
1
vote
1answer
89 views

Problematic Mail Sieve rules

I need top classify my incomming emails using this three rules: if the email was send to any @somedomain.tld, then copy that email to "somedomain_tld" if the email was send to any other @*.tld , ...
1
vote
1answer
775 views

Moving Maildir directory out of /home

I have a computer with Ubuntu 13.04 with a local IMAP server that I use to share email over the LAN. I set this computer up to have an encrypted /home, however this therefore means that anyone logging ...
1
vote
1answer
365 views

dovecot floods logs with “disconnected”-messages

Sometimes dovecot fills the logs with a couple of messages like the following every second: dovecot: imap-login: Disconnected (no auth attempts in 0 secs): user=<>, rip=999.99.99.99, ...
0
votes
1answer
182 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
281 views

dovecot 2.1 new imap folder permissions

I am migrating an old mail (postfix/dovecot) server to a new one. Everything works much as expected. I have a small obstacle though. I use mbox format and the setup is pretty much simple. Suppose a ...
0
votes
1answer
224 views

Exim rejected RCPT

Recently I changed the router on the network, opened all the ports up and got it working Not long after making this change mail on the server stopped working. The mail log is returning this message: ...
0
votes
1answer
188 views

Copy dovecot mail files from backup back into user's mailboxes

My old server was cloned to a new machine, but all mails for a certain date range were not copied over.. If I look in each user's mailbox, all mail files for a certain date range are missing. I did ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

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 ... ...
0
votes
1answer
116 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

Dovecot and virtual users issue

Kindly find your help on the below, I am using Dovecot 2.2.5 with postfix 2.10.2 on RHEL 5.9.. I've a problem that I am using Virtual mailboxes, I need to set passwords for them. I always have an ...
0
votes
1answer
488 views

Issue with Dovecot connection staying alive : memory or configuration issue?

I had a similar question posted a while ago, and I Thought it fixed my issue, but that was unfortunately not the case. I have a benchmark application which connects about 500 users to a Dovecot 2.2.5 ...
0
votes
1answer
103 views

Dovecot won't deliver the first mail to a mailstore on nfs share

I'm building a mail platform using Dovecot/postfix/MySQL/iredmail/etc. The business end is on Ubuntu 13.04, the mailstore is an NFS share on Ubuntu 12.04. Now when I try to send a mail to a new ...
0
votes
1answer
467 views

Can't connect to Postfix/Dovecot with Airmail.app but I can with Mail.app (Connection refused?)

So I installed Postfix, Dovecot and MySQL as per this guide: https://library.linode.com/email/postfix/postfix2.9.6-dovecot2.0.19-mysql Uses encryption and only SSL and seems like a newbie way of ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

Dovecot - Remove read email

Is there a way to automatically remove mail after it is read within dovecot either through a configuration or plugin? I'm running the following two packages: dovecot-core ...
0
votes
1answer
443 views

SMTP Authentication issue on a postfix/dovecot setup

I have just setup my debian mailserver using postfix, dovecot and SASL as explained in this excellent tutorial. I have used postfixadmin to setup a virtual list of aliases for sending user@domain.com ...
0
votes
1answer
337 views

Postfix sendmail sets original recipient

I have a postfix + dovecot with a spamassassin doing some content filtering on the postfix side. The problem is that with a recent update the originally available sendmail binary was replaced with the ...
0
votes
1answer
918 views

How to enable maildir in Dovecot deliver with Sendmail local_procmail

There is documentation around on how to make /usr/local/bin/procmail work with delivering to a maildir. However, it is my understanding that it is also possible to avoid procmail altogether, and have ...
0
votes
1answer
649 views

exim & dovecot user over quota: reject on send?

i have an exim + dovecot mailserver setup with per-user quota (via mysql lookup) running. the server rejects incoming mail from non-local senders when the targeted local mailbox is over quota. the ...
0
votes
1answer
167 views

How can I share mail boxes in Snow Leopard Server?

is it possible to share mail boxes between users on Mac OS X Server 10.6.4? I know Dovecot can do this but It seems that Snow Leopard's Dovecot can't, can it? Thanks Philip
0
votes
1answer
508 views

Migrating from Exchange Server 2003 to Sendmail in Linux (squirrel mail)

I want to know that how do we migrate the emails from exchange server to Linux sendmail. What are the precautions that we need to take to avoid the data loss? Thanks, G.Gopi Krishna
-1
votes
1answer
1k views

“Postfix SMTP server: errors from *” repeated automatic response

I'm attempting to setup a mail server with Postfix and Dovecot. It's not really working all that well, but there's something more urgent I'd like to get fixed first. I sent a few test e-mail ...
-1
votes
1answer
653 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
185 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
82 views

Configure postfix to view catch-all address in mail header

I configured catchall for postfix as follows: # vim /etc/postfix/virtual @example.com test So if we send mail to xyzjsdv@example.com will get delivered to test@example.com. But the problem was it ...
-1
votes
1answer
326 views

working mail system (real users) switch to virtual users Postfix+Dovecot+Roundcube Debian Wheezy

I have a working configuration on a Debian Wheezy VPS of: postfix 2.9.6 dovecot 2.1.7 (imap and pop3 but only use imap) roundcube 0.9.5 This is using real mailboxes (i.e. my linux ...
-1
votes
1answer
108 views

dovecot and postfix from debian repository

I installed dovecot dovecoot-mysql postfix and postfix-mysql from debian repository 7. I start them with /etc/init.d/postfix start and /etc/init.d/dovecot start but When i use nmap localhost I see ...
-1
votes
1answer
111 views

Setup Postfix and Dovecot with mysql but can't receive mail for users defined in database

I setup Postfix and Dovecot with mysql but can't receive mail for users defined in database. Actually I can login to webmail and even send mail. Remote host said: 550 5.1.1 ...
-1
votes
1answer
291 views

Something keeps connecting to Dovecot and Postfix

My Dovecot mail server and Postfix MTA seems to be generating logs about attempts to login from localhost. How could I investigate this issue? Log excerpt: Jun 8 09:36:31 mailserver ...
-1
votes
1answer
182 views

Dovecot problems downloading mails

When I run telnet localhost imap2 both from localhost, using IP from external, mutt -f imaps://lasse@"mydomain"@localhost and using webmail, I can view my messages. But If I run mutt -f ...
-1
votes
1answer
798 views

Setup Email Server (sendmail + dovecot + squirrelmail)

I am in the process of setting up my very first email server. I can get everything up and running (thanks to apt-get). Manage to tie the users with system users. Now I am setting up virtual users ...
-2
votes
1answer
347 views

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 = ...
0
votes
0answers
113 views

Dovecot+NFS setup

We have an existing Sendmail server running on a Solaris 10 host (host-A). I'm trying to configure a new Dovecot IMAP-server (host-B) on another RHEL box to act as the IMAP-server for our mail server. ...
0
votes
0answers
66 views

Multiple users in passwd-file for the same maildir

I have a mailbox on my server (Debian Linux, dovecot 2.x and postfix) that is being used by multiple users. At the moment, I simply use a shared password. To enable every user to log in with his ...
0
votes
0answers
428 views

Why would Dovecot POP3 and IMAP Authentication from external IP address stop working?

Over a year ago I setup a Dovecot 1.2.9 POP3/IMAP server (which works alongside a Postfix SMTP server) with PAM authentication. This has been operating (I believe) without incident until recently ...
-1
votes
0answers
98 views

Restrict email accounts that can send email

I want to restrict email accounts that can send emails - I've had an issue with a spambot sending emails from a malware script that was placed on my server (I'm trying to figure out where the ...