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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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Postfix sends as hostname.domain.com instead of domain.com

I've been trying to set up a debian mail server running postfix, but when I try to send mail via mail example@outlook.com the recipient sees the sender as hostname.domain.com. The hostname it sends ...
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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 ...
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Postfix and dovecot auth

So I am trying to get my head around how this works in relation to how people can send credentials to authenticate via smtp and send mail. With a typical default set up of postfix and dovecot (with ...
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email sent from my server shows up as spam [duplicate]

I know this question has been asked and answered a couple of times, but I can't find any reference to my particular problem. I've set up Postfix and Dovecot on my Debian 7 VPS and I can send mail, but ...
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Postfix and Dovecot Sieve spam filter does not work

CentOS 6.5 x64 I'm trying to apply a Sieve filter to my mailserver (Postfix + Dovecot + Spamassassin) to automatically move spam mails to my Junk folder. I've added sieve to my ...
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How to migrate a small handful of users from one mail server to another

Here's my situation: I've got a mail server, we'll call it mail1.site.com. And what I want to do is, build a new mail server, mail2.site.com, and migrate all the users over. The setup is ...
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Fetching mails into postfix/dovecot via pop3/imap

I managed to set up my first Debian mail server using postfix and dovecot. I use roundcube to access my IMAP accounts which are defined by virtual users in a MySQL data base. Everything works ...
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How to set up postfix / dovecot with SSL to send receive emails from iPhone

I just installed a fresh copy of dovecot on my VPS. I am also running postfix, and I first went through this guide I followed everything as explained. However when I try to send an email from my ...
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How do I fix this dovecot SELinux error in audit.log on CentOS?

I'm getting these SELinux errors in /var/log/audit/audit.log for dovecot. type=USER_AUTH msg=audit(1404794536.249:100679): user pid=28375 uid=0 auid=0 ses=2700 ...
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CentOS 6.5 Webmail Server: warning: SASL: Connect to private/auth failed: No such file or directory

I'm trying to run a webmail server on CentOS with Postfix, Docecot and Roundcube. Whenever I try to send mail or send a test email to my server it fails. I can login so looks like Dovecot is okay. ...
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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 ... ...
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Is it safe to move IMAP message files around when using dovecot?

I'm running postfix + dovecot, and all IMAP messages are in /var/vmail/DOMAIN/USER. I'd like to make a cron script that will look for messages for all users in a folder called 'False Positives,' ...
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is there something similar like sa-learn-cyrus for dovecot?

I was looking whole morning and found nothing. I have a debian box running dovecot IMAP. I want to train the spamassassin with the users spam folders. is there something similar like sa-learn-cyrus ...
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Migrating from any IMAP/POP3 server to Dovecot

I am trying to synchronize two mailboxes which reside in different servers. This is due to a migration process. The old server is a courier server and needs to be accessed via IMAP, whereas the new ...
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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 ...
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Dovecot doesn't use my mail_location parameter

I'm using Exim 4.72 and Dovecot 1.2.15 on Debian 6.0.9. Exim delivers emails to /home/username in a mbox file. dovecot.conf mail_location = mbox:~/:INBOX=/var/mail/%n But - dovecot -n ...
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Move spam from dovecot public folders

I have set up Dovecot with public folders on a CentOS 6-server, with sendmail and spamassassin. I'm getting a lot of spam in both public folders and in the users inboxes. I want spamassassin / ...
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What is stopping postfix from delivering mail to the local transport agent?

I have the following settings ( as grabbed from my postconf -n output) alias_database = hash:/etc/aliases alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases append_dot_mydomain = no biff = no broken_sasl_auth_clients = ...
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Dovecot: no auth attempts in 0 secs (IMAP protocol)

I'm having a lot of problems configuring dovecot ony vps. I'm already able to send email using port 110 and to receive email using port 25, but I can't connect using port 993 and 995. I'm using ...
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Postfix sends email to spam (gmail, hotmail)

I recently installed a postfix + dovecot + dkim multi domain, multi user, multi alias mail server on my debian squeeze system. Everything works except for one big issue that basically makes the whole ...
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Dovecot unable to perform mysql query

I have been following the ISPMail tutorials on workaround.org (the 2.9 Wheezy version) and thus far everything has been working fine. When I reached the step to "Testing email delivery" step I noticed ...
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dovecot rhel 5 installation fails because of newer libraries

to whom it may respond to, we are trying to install dovecot (dovecot-2.2.10-1_14.el5.x86_64) on a RHEL 5.4 server and we get the error : [root@asgfkm /]# rpm -i dovecot-2.1.17-0_136.el5.x86_64.rpm ...
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Postfix/Dovecot Mail server with multiple domains and SSL [duplicate]

On my mail setup I'm currently using self signed certificate generated for server hostname. And I'm curious is there some kind of SSL certificate that shared hosting providers use for multiple ...
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Imapsync doesn't sync unicode characters properly

I am using imapsync to migrate my e-mail account from a CPanel (courier) mailserver to a Debian/Dovecot one. The issue I am facing has to do with some folders that contain Unicode characters. For ...
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dovecot start “Address already in use” error

I'm currently trying to use some "me@mydomain.com" adresses on my dedicated server (Centos5). To do so, I'm tring to launch dovecot with /etc/init.d/dovecot start, but I get the following error ...
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Set up postmaster using Postfix on Ubuntu 14.04

I am in need of serious help. I have been on Google, Stackoverflow, Postfix's website and numerous forums. I am officially stuck, I even tried to replicate another machine's config files. The ...
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postfix/dovecot filter who can send mail on behalf of

I am using postfix + dovecot(imap+pop3) + mysql I whant to explicity define users or groups that can send email on behalf of others I was thinking doing this way: for all local(mysql) authenticated ...
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Sendmail and Dovecot almost working but not quite

I have set up dovecot as suggested here. Mail is delivered to the correct directory and I set my mail_location as suggested: Dovecot -n yeilds this: disable_plaintext_auth = no mail_location = ...
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Move mail server to a new server with no downtime

We have a server that currently acts as a web, database and mail server. We would like to move mail to its own dedicated server. So: The address for the mail server is mail.example.com. It has A ...
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Dovecot - Unexpected messages order after move

There is Dovecot service on the server. I had moved messages in user mailbox manually from one to another. Now I am experiencing some sorting problem on iOS device. For example: I have mail 2 days ...
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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 ...