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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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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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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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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 : 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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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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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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Ubuntu 10.04 Postfix Dovecot ISPConfig 3 - send spam from own domain to random users

My Config: Ubuntu 10.04 Postfix 2.7.0 Dovecot 1.2.9 ISPConfig 3.0.4.2 I've got the problem that a unknown / invalid user e.g dexter_rollins@xxxx> sends mails to different emails. Every 5 - 7 min ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Dovecot configuration error (Permission denied) - Email for root

I have setup a local user called postman and logged into it using Thunderbird (IMAP). Following is being shown in the mail error log. Dec 14 23:45:18 ams1 dovecot: lda(root): Fatal: Invalid user ...
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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 only delivering mail locally (instead of correct destination)

For whatever reason, postfix cannot send email to my google apps account. It says the message is sent, but I've confirmed with google apps support that the message isn't being received. (Thus it is ...
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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). ...
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Dovecot imap-postlogin failed

In short I am trying to run a bash script which will then update a mysql database with the last login date/time & last IP for each mailbox. If i remove the modifications that cause the script to ...
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Setting up a mail server using postfix, dovecot, mailman and ldap

I don't really have much experience with mail servers so forgive me if some of my terminology is off. First of all, here's what I'm trying to do: get user information using ldap (postfix?) ...
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Postfix Connection Timed out

I used the tutorial below to setup postfix and dovecot on a Digital Ocean server. But I'm getting "Connection Timed out" when postfix/smtp tries to deliver an email to a remote host like gmail or ...
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Dovecot handshake failure, on Postfix success

I am trying to setup a Dovecot/Postfix structure, relying on a MySQL backend. I came across a problem with SSL configuration, and it's really tearing my hair out... Situation Dovecot listens on port ...
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Enable ZIP compression of mails in Dovecot

Can you tell me how to enable ZIP compression of mails in Dovecot? I use mdbox as storage and enabled the zlib plugin by adding a 90-zlib.conf to /etc/dovecot/conf.d/ with the content plugin { ...
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[Postfix/Dovecot]Impossible to send a message (smtpd)

I've just installed and configured a Postfix server with dovecot for IMAP. I've followed this tutorial for the install : http://goo.gl/Ryf49l And I've tried to connect to the server with Evolution. I ...
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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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Postfix can't connect to relay host

Please help me on this issue :) I've installed postfix 2.10.2 / Dovecot 2.2.5 on RHEL 5.9 server. Every thing is good when i test settings and mails locally, Issue started when I connected to relay ...
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How do I setup Sendmail + Dovecot + Roundcube on CentOS6 [closed]

Pretty much what the title says. I've been digging all over the internet trying to figure this stuff out. I have a CentOS 6 box. I have Sendmail and Dovecot and Roundcube all installed. Roundcube ...
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Dovecot - [IN-USE] Internal error occurred

I have Debian 7.3 VPS with Webmin, Apache, MySQL, PHP and Postfix and DOvecot for handing emails. Throughout Webmins "read user mail" option, I can send/receive emails, but it looks ugly and it is ...
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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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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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Can't create email account with just 1 letter with dovecot

I cannot create an email user with just 1 letter, only 2 letters is required at minimum: a@domain.com It says invalid user. I am using dovecat + exim + roundcube.
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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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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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Debian - Setup email accounts - Postfix, Dovecot

I have a vps with Debian 7.2. I will host 3 websites in the server. I feel lost and i want some help creating the email accounts for each domain. Here is my setup so far concerning the email: # ...
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How to use usernames instead of e-mail addresses for Dovecot login?

I have a mail server set up on a Debian 7.2 machine running Dovecot 2.1.7 and Postfix 2.9.6. I have both Dovecot and Postfix set up to load virtual users from a database populated by Postfixadmin. ...