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Dovecot. HOW to make POP3 and IMAP treat read/unread status independently of one another

I have a dovecot server (maildir). Some clients check their mail through desktop client (POP3) and from their smartphones (IMAP). The problem is that when a message is downloaded through POP3 and ...
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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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How to set the last directory in “mail_location” setting of dovecot?

I have: mail_location = maildir:/srv/vmail/%d/%n However in reality, Dovecot stores mails in: /srv/vmail/%d/%n/mail I need to migrate a mailboxes that ends with "Maildir" instead of "mail". How ...
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sieve redirect to foreign email gets “Relay access denied”

I have a postfix mail server with sql authentication and I want to implement sieve on it. Sieve is working relative good, rules who contain 'fileinto' are executed perfectly. I configured a rule in ...
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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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postfix cannot access dovecot config file

I do not receive email because of the below, as mentioned in my mail.log: Sep 21 07:58:32 WWW postfix/pipe[5118]: 8F5FD605C8: to=<myname@mydomain.com>, relay=dovecot, delay=50089, ...
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Dovecot: “Warning: service(imap-login): process_limit reached, client connections are being dropped”

I've been seeing this warning in the last few months, when my email client is unable to connect to our dovecot IMAP server. Warning: service(imap-login): process_limit reached, client connections ...
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dovecot error Unknown setting: unix_listener

I'm trying to enable postfix auth. I'm editing the this section from /etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-master.conf # Postfix smtp-auth unix_listener /var/spool/postfix/private/auth { mode = 0666 user = ...
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Client host rejected: cannot find your hostname + SMTP

I have a VPS configured with dovecot. Now for some of the mails that I send are rejected with the following error: Any Clues?
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Dovecot not downloading mail from mbox [closed]

I'm setting up Dovecot for the first time and cannot get the mail to download from the mbox file. I've turned on debugging and can see that Dovecot is pointed at the right place but still no mail will ...
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Dovecot Authentication failed if trying login with @domain

When I try to test my IMAP server functionality using telnet I encounter the following error. If during the test i omit the @domain.ex everything works fine(as you can see below); a login user ...
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Spamassassin filter systematically produces negative (ham) scores for spam messages

I have problem with lots of spam. My server setup is VPS with CentOS 6.5 and Dovecot+Postfix+Spamassassin. Here is source of one of the messages: Return-Path: <nancy_mitchell@tagbook.co.nz> ...
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Dovecot starting and running, but not listening on any port

Among others things I'm in charge of a Debian GNU/Linux (Wheezy) DomU for the mail services of the company i work for. Yesterday one HDD that was used for this particular server has died. After ...
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Debian - Postfix + Dovecot, send but not receive mail

I have followed the instructions in this tutorial. I can successfully sent emails but i cannot receive. Here is exactly what happens: When i sent an email from my hotmail account if i do # ls ...
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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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dovecot not letting me telnet localhost 110 — imap and pop3-login not starting up

I'm setting up a mailserver along the lines of http://workaround.org/ispmail/squeeze/setting-up-dovecot. I've done it successfully in the past, the only wrinkle this time is that dovecot has moved up ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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Why Does hotmail still reject my emails?

I have a very strange problem with my emails being marked as spam by hotmail. I just have configured Postfix + Dovecot on my server and all works perfectly. I can Send/Receive emails. I only have ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: 554 5.7.1 Relay Access Denied

My Problem is this: I can send E-Mails from my E-Mail (evolutio@lars-dev.de) to my other Emails like @gmail @web @gmx ... But when I try to send a E-Mail from GMail to evolutio@lars-dev.de I have the ...
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How do I convert all accounts on a dovecot IMAP server from one Maildir layout to another?

I am currently running dovecot 2.x on a server with the following layout for mailboxes: mail_location = maildir:~/Maildir I would like to change the layout to this format: mail_location = ...
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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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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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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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permissions error: dovecot log

I'm trying to install exim + dovecot on my centOS server. And when i tried to run( as root ) it, I am getting the below message: Starting Dovecot Imap: Error: Can't write to log directory ...