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Relay Access Denied (State 13) Postfix + Dovecot + Mysql

So we have been scratching our heads for quite some time over this relay issue that has presented itself since we re-built our mail-server after a failed Webmin update. We are running Debian Karmic ...
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Postfix & Dovecot - can't receive email - status=bounced (unknown user: “some.name”)

I have Postfix and Dovecot running. Postfix is set up to use Dovecot as mail transport. Everything is pretty much by book but every received email is bounced back. I am testing the mail server from ...
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Dovecot throws obsolete warnings, even though dovecot.conf updated on Ubuntu 11

In trying to set up SASL for dovecot on Ubuntu 11, I keep getting obsolete warnings in my log: Sep 10 15:33:53 server1 dovecot: config: Warning: Obsolete setting in /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf:24: ...
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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 ...
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Can't make Dovecot communicate with Postfix using SASL (warning: SASL: Connect to private/auth failed: No such file or directory)

Solved. I will leave this as a reference to other people, as I have seen this error reported often enough on line. I had to change the path smtpd_sasl_path = private/auth in my ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Making sure Postfix MDA and Dovecot IMAP understand mailbox location?

I want to setup Postfix and Dovecot with Postfix as the SMTP MTA (mail transfer agent) and the MDA (mail delivery agent) and Dovecot just as the IMAP server, but I want to make sure that they each ...
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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 , ...
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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, ...
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Dovecot not working pop3 with postfix

$ telnet localhost pop3 Trying ::1... Trying 127.0.0.1... telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection refused $ netstat -l tcp 0 0 *:www : LISTEN tcp 0 0 localhost.localdoma:ipp : LISTEN ...
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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 = ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to install Dovecot under debian with the current repositories

quick story up front, so that you understand my current state better. I am trying to install Dovecot + Postfix on a Debian system by this tutorial. I know this tutorial is original made for Ubuntu, ...
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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 ...
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Dovecot cannot authenticate through IMAP

I want to setup a mail server with postfix + postgresql and dovecot. At the moment i can send emails to the mail server but i cannot connect to it with my mail client because it says that the password ...
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Postfix (delivery temporarily suspended: conversation with mydomain.net [private/lmtp] timed out while receiving the initial server greeting)

I'm running Debian 7.1, Postfix version 2.9.6, Dovecot Version 2.1.7 To set it up I followed mostly this (without the spamass-clamav-greylist bit) I have also got setup smart host relaying via gmail ...
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ISPConfig dovecot status=bounced (user unknown)

Before you point me to Google or serverfault search I want to tell you that I've searched a lot, did some "fixes". They didn't help. I have ISPConfig 3 installed on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server The server ...
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Ubuntu VPS - email and webserver

I have a VPS based on Ubuntu, it has installed whole LAMP, everything needed for a web server and it works perfectly, but I'm still not able to configure it as a mail server.... I have configured MX ...
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Info on login failure reasons in Dovecot logs?

Is there a way to get info on the source of authentication failures (SASL, IMAP/POP3 mailbox access) and at the same time the username from Dovecot logs? I have a 2.2.4 installation (+ Postfix), with ...
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dovecot issue: couldnt drop privileges

im setting up a mail gateway server using the guide at: http://www.exratione.com/2012/05/a-mailserver-on-ubuntu-1204-postfix-dovecot-mysql/ when trying to send mail and watching the mail logs, im ...
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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. ...
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dovecot real users and virtual users

On debian I configurated dovecot. I can receive mail only from virtual users. When I try to check email from normal user (pam - linux) dovecot doesn't not receive any mails. I see in the log that ...
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Migrating emails from Windows live to Google Apps

We have our email service currently hosted with Windows live and now I have a requirement of migrating them to Google Apps. So I was looking for solutions that help us in achieving that. I saw a few ...
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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 ...
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Mail server - emails are lost

I juste migrate my mail Postfix + Dovecot server from a dedicated server to another. I've also copied exactly the same configuration, and mailbox folder on the new server. The SMTP is working fine, ...
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Postfix + Dovecot wont send outgoing mails (only sending to local mails works)

As the title says do i face problems with my postfix configuration since i cant get it to send mails out from the server. Im running Ubuntu LTS 12.04 on a cloud server. all the mails i try to send ...
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Dovecot: Limit time between connects?

some of my Postbox users are checking mail every 10 or 20 Seconds. It is somehow possible configure Dovecot to limit the time between every login to 1 minute?
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[Dovecot error]: IMAP: mail_location: mbox: mkdir(/home/xxx/mail) failed: permssion denied

[Dovecot error]: IMAP: mail_location: mbox: mkdir(/home/xxx/mail) failed: permssion denied (euid egid missing +w perm: /home) I have dovecot configured with mail location as mbox. But how/why is it ...
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improper command pipelining after EHLO

I have looked everywhere for a concise answer, but I am unable to find a solution (or one that I can understand). I'm certain that this is a configuration issue, but can't see where. I have ...
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Postfix with Dovecot SASL doesn't authenticate SMTP senders

I have a Postfix/Dovecot setup on my server and I use Webmin/Virtualmin for management. Receiving emails works fine, and users are able to authenticate when accessing via IMAP. I am having problems ...
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554 Relay access denied

I set up a mailserver yesterday according to this tutorial: http://wiki.hetzner.de/index.php/DebianMailserver3 (tutorial is in german). Sending emails is working fine, recieving emails from other ...
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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 ...
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Mailserver doesn't send nor receive, dnsreport returns falied connect

So I have set up a mailserver today following this guide. The only problem with the guide itself was that dovecot.conf was in /usr/share/dovecot and not in the location specified in the guide. When ...
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Cannot authenticate PAM IMAP dovecot server

I have recently followed this tutorial to set up a mailserver on my Debian Linux box. When I try to authenticate myself with telnet it just kicks me out if I don't specify a domain name and when I do ...
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Domain mx record with bind9

I use postfix and dovecot with two virtual domain. the first domain use cloudflare.com for dns and second one use bind. now domain1.com can receive email but the domain2.com have problem to receive ...
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535 5.7.8 Error: authentication failed:

I'm experiencing the above problem with postfix setup. Below are various logs and configs; postconf -n alias_database = hash:/etc/aliases alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases append_dot_mydomain = no biff ...
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postfix + mysql, user unknown

I have installed postfix with dovecot and postfix admin and all seemed well at the beginning. I can log in with thunderbird and check the mailboxes (all empty now) and TRY to send mail, even TLS ...
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Postfix forwarding mail to different address if local email box is not present

Situation: I need to maintain some legacy email accounts on an old domain and old server. What needs to happen is if a local mailbox is present the email should be delivered there however should it ...
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Deliverying Externally Hosted Email From Server With Same Domain Name

I have a server that hosts our company's PHP based website and sends out email from submitted forms on the site. Email from the server delivers fine for users that don't have the email address ...
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Dovecot & Postfix random slowdowns and chopped message body's

I am running a server with Dovecot 1.0.7 & Postfix 2.3.3 on CentOS 5.5, users are stored in a MySQL database and are authenticated using CRAM-MD5, mail is stored using Maildir. There are only 3 ...
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Setting up dovecot on OpenBSD

I just installed dovecot (the selection with no ldap, mysql or pgsql) on OpenBSD 4.0 and I want to set it up for IMAP use, but I'm having a hard time finding documentation that I can understand. It's ...