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Debian 8 Jessie - Postfix + Dovecot, send but not receive mails

I'm setting up a mail server (with Postfix, Dovecot and Postfixadmin) for a non-profit organization that I'm currently building. I'm able to send but not receive mails over TLS. When sending an email ...
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Configuring dovecot and postfix ssl setting by jks file

I have CA JKS (Java Keystore) file which the CA bundle was added to it completely and we don't have any problem with java stuffs. Now how may I export/manipulate, keys and required stuffs for setting ...
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dovecot/ postfix make me two different folder same user (user; user@domain)

I had some problem with the Dovecot/Postfix/LDAP/SASL config files: The LDAP query, SASL config its work but my problem is postfix and the dovecot: When i first login the outlook/thunderbird/etc.. it ...
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Problems when launching doveadm

I setup this weekend an new mail server to overtake the currently by ispconfig and dovecot managed accounts. I have an issue when I run doveadm. But first of all here's the config: # 2.2.13: ...
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SpamAssassin with dovecot-antispam training

I'm trying to get dovecot-antispam working with SpamAssassin' sa-learn. This is my Dovecot configuration: antispam_backend = pipe antispam_trash = trash;Trash;Deleted Items; Deleted Messages ...
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Covert Old Dovecot Configuration to New Format

I am trying to setup a very simple mail server with virtual domains with Postfix and Dovecot. I was following this steps to setup the postfix and first part it worked fine. ...
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Just-installed Postfix + Dovecot on Debian 7 Sends but not Receives

After changing the Postfix default port from 25 to 26 (MySQL uses port 25), I can now send out mail from my box. But I can't get mail in. My mail.log shows the sent mail making it out just fine, but ...
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How to stop a loop I have introduced in a transitional postfix-spamassassin-dovecot setup

I am at the early stages of the steep email handling learning curve, gentleness appreciated :-). I have a setup with postfix and dovecot. I am trying to migrate my email server (domain example.com) ...
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Emails corrupt and a winmail.dat file attachment added for only one mail box

I have one mailbox that's receiving emails from a particular company who use Outlook and all emails sent to that one address are stripped of their proper structure and a winmail.dat file is attached. ...
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searching for the correct way to compile postfix

I am experiencing issues while compiling latest version of postfix from source code. At the moment I'm trying to compile version 3 because Debian 7 and latest Ubuntu 14,10 (version 2,9 and 2,11 for ...
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Backup maildir to windows cifs share

How can I incrementally backup a maildir to a cifs share without creating a full image each time? I have dovecot running with some large mail accounts. The only backup available is on a Windows ...
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postfix, dovecot, virtual_mailbox_maps Mailbox format

I have installed on debian (wheezy) postfix and dovecot. My mails delivers only if the file 'virtual_mailbox_maps' is in Maildir format: admin@mydomain.com mydomain.com/admin/Maildir/ ...
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Creating missing Maildir++ folders in Dovecot

I'm running Dovecot on my mail server and storing messages in the Maildir++ format. I have the following directories (as well as the usual Maildir directories) in /var/mail/user: .Something.2013 ...
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Explain user@domain format of postfix $virtual_mailbox_maps parameter value

I am trying to setup a mail server using this article. Basically using postfix & dovecot. I have a test setup which works, but I don't understand some (a lot) of stuff and am trying to rectify ...
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Exim on VPS receives emails meant for MX

Last weekend I transitioned a company website and corporate tools from an old server to a VPS which was set up beforehand on test.example.com and then moved to example.net. While the box does send ...
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Another private/auth not found thread in postfix-dovecot combo

If I try to send mails through my relay I get: warning: SASL: Connect to private/auth_dovecot failed: No such file or directory fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms The auth part in main.cf: ...
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dovecot: pigeonhole sieve daemon not starting

I'm trying to get dovecot + pigeonhole sieve working on ubuntu 14.04. From everything I've read it seems like this should be pretty straightforward, but I can't seem to get it working. I've ...
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creating sub-folders under INBOX with dovecot IMAP

My current dovecot config: mail_location = mbox:~/mail:INBOX=/var/mail/%u Proposed doevecot config mail_location = mbox:~/mail:INBOX=/var/mail/%u:LAYOUT=fs Assuming syntax is correct for ...
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How to configure postfix and dovecot so that thunderbird can automatically find settings

Our mailserver is a Ubuntu Server box with a Postfix/Dovecot combination. We enabled starttls with a correct certificate and everything is working ok. A lot of our users are using Thunderbird for ...
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Dovecot - auth error permission denied

The following log file arises off my current maillog: Apr 24 17:44:48 h2290750 dovecot: auth: Error: pgsql: Connect failed to mail: could not connect to server: Permission denied Apr 24 17:44:48 ...
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Mails not being received. status=deferred (lost connection with 127.0.0.1

I have a MiaB box with about 30 email boxes. This errror pops up in /var/log/mail.err but with no other information. WARNING! Error in process_request eval block: /usr/sbin/spampd: write error ...
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Dovecot: Email clients and duplicated folders

So in my server I'm usually going against a problem, different emails clients call some special folders like Sent and Trash different names like Sent Items and Deleted Items. My question is, can I in ...
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Dovecot reports no SASL authentication mechanisms

On my way to setup a mail server with Postfix and Dovecot on Ubuntu, I can now send mails to other domains. However, I cannot receive from others. In the logs it reads Jun 14 09:34:35 ...
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doveadm pw may generate invalid password if a special charactare is used

I have a dovecot server running on an Ubuntu 14.04 server, which reads the login-data (user/domain/password) from a mysql-database. The passwords are saved as salted SHA256 hashes. To generate these, ...
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Dovecot not used as LDA by Postfix

I try to set up a mail server on Ubuntu using Postfix, Dovecot and LDAP. So far I can send and receive mails with Postfix and can connect to Dovecot via telnet (port 143) with an LDAP user. As a next ...
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Emptying Trash with Dovecot IMAP

On a Debian Squeeze system I run an IMAP server using Dovecot with messages being stored in the Maildir format. The server is accessed by various clients, including Thunderbird, Evolution and ...
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Telnet Port 25 responds via localhost but not remotely

I just set up Postfix + Dovecot on Ubuntu and it doesn't seem to behave 100% as expected. If I run telnet localhost 25, I get: Trying ::1... Connected to localhost. Escape character is '^]'. 220 ...
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Gmail bouncing postfix mail [duplicate]

I followed this tutorial to get email working on my VPS. I've been having problems sending email to Gmail. I can receive emails fine, but any mail that is sent to Gmail is bounced with the following ...
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Mailserver force password change

Mailserver has been setup using postfix,dovecot,mysql,postfixadmin and squirrel mail. Is it possible to forcefully make an user change his password after certain days and also send an alert email ...
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Password mismatch in dovecot with postafixadmin

After many hours trying to set up a new mail server, I just can't figure out why the passwords which postfixadmin store are a mismatch with what dovecot passes for authentication. In postfixadmin, ...
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Dovecot install error: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code

I am trying to install a mail server on my Raspberry Pi. I have setup the FQDN and run apt-get update, and am trying to install postfix, mysql and dovecot with the command apt-get install postfix ...
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Intercept incoming emails via Dovecot

I'm looking for a way to intercept emails received via a dovecot server. Our intent is to somehow capture the header and body of the email, store it in the database (as useable data) which we can ...
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postfix & dspam “Daemon mode failed to start ”

I'm experiencing this issue on my postfix/dspam/dovecot configuration: May 28 12:35:59 mx01 dspam[1514]: Creating local domain socket /var/spool/postf ix/dspam/dspam.sock May 28 12:35:59 mx01 ...
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CentOS Postfix/Dovecot status deferred conversation with 127.0.0.1[127.0.0.1] timed out while receiving the initial server greeting

Linux Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-504.16.2.el6.i686 on i686 RAM: 6GB OS: CentOS 6.6 Postfix 2.6.6 Dovecot 2.0.9 Relay Host Verizon Stunnel through 127.0.0.1:2525 Webmin 1.750 Virtualmin 4.17.gpl Multiple ...
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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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How to config Postfix/Dovecot to deliver all address+anything@example.com to address@example.com

Like Gmail how to configure Postfix/Dovecot on Ubuntu to deliver all address+anything@example.com to address@example.com?
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DNS records for mail server [duplicate]

I've been toying with an old box I've got at home and decided it might be fun to set up a mail server. It's running a lightweight debian distro, postfix, and dovecot, along side a web server, PHP, ...
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Postfix/Dovecot multiple authentication backends

I trying to configure multiple sources on a postfix/dove server of all these: virtual_alias_maps = ldap:/etc/postfix/valiases.cf,ldap:/etc/postfix/useraliases.cf,ldap:/etc/postfix/groupaliases.cf ...
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After server move postfix/dovecot problems

I have moved from one server provider to another porting all my domains and services. Everything went smoothly at first sight, but I realised now that i am having some problems with dovecot/postfix. ...
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Self signed certificate in certificate chain

I'm having building the correct certificate chain. My certificate issue a class 2 issued by StartSSL. Here's in order what I have put in my ssl.crt: my cert https://www.startssl.com/certs/ca.pem ...
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Change Mail Password, leave user system password

I have a Debian Jessie server that provides (web-)mail using postfix, dovecot and roundcube. To log-in to roundcube webmail, I have to use my system user name and password. This seems like a major ...
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Serve emails from a folder structure using dovecot

I have a lot of eml files, archived from an account, and stored in a bunch of folders, one per month. It's not a standard maildir structure, and the files don't have special names, they're just like: ...
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Dovecot not running quota sql query

I'm trying to configure dovecot to handle quota limits. I have followed a guide and configure the right steps. I even compared them with our current mailserver. The problem is, Dovecot doesn't ...
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How do I move a Maildir to a subdirectory of another user?

When an employee has left the company I want to move their entire Maildir to be a folder in an "old employees" account. Given that Maildir uses the filesystem exclusively, I feel it should be ...
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Create Public/Shared Mailbox on OS X Server 10.9.5 with Dovecot 2.2.5

how can I create a Public/Shared Mailbox on OS X Server? This Mailbox should be available to all authenticated Users on my network and should be automatically subscribed into a folder "Public" in the ...
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Dovecot not working with added public namespace

we're running Dovecot 2.2.5 under OS X Server 4.1 (under 10.10.3). I'm trying to add a public namespace with some public folders without success. doveconf -n: # 2.2.5: ...
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postfix bounce email to seperate dovecot server [duplicate]

I have searched for information about installing dovecot on a different server than the one that postfix is running. My setup is multiple postfix servers running in docker containers. I like to ...
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How to check if clients connect to IMAP/POP via TLS or SSL?

I am willing to disable SSL on my dovecot servers (Debian GNU/Linux), leaving TLS as the only option. Before doing so, I would like to know who is still connecting via SSL with older or misconfigured ...
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Can I force dovecot to ignore pop3 requests to delete received email?

this is my first SF question, so please be gentile: Is there an easy way to force dovecot pop3 server to ignore "delete messages" commands after being fetched by the MUA? Here are the issues I'm ...
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mail client Thunderbird does not read new mails from dovecot/postfix mail server

I run a server: Debian GNU/Linux 7.8 (wheezy) and used the default mail system (exim) for mails with regular users (no vmail). Mail system did not work properly for some users, so I removed exim and ...