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email server redelivers emails on NFS remount

I am running a postfix/dovecot on debian server with virtual clients on a NFS based maildir backend. My problem is that every once in a while the NFS connection is reset and my clients are receiving ...
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can't send with postfix but I can whith one user

I have a postfix and dovecot server but when i try to send an email i get an time -out. Im trying to send with the email pinda@treadity.com. A telnet session isn't helping much ether. I get a blank ...
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Postfix/Dovecot: Relay access denied

I've installed postfix and dovecot-imadp. Connecting using thunderbird works fine, but when I try to send an email I get the following error: 5.7.1 <receiver@example.com>: Relay access denied. ...
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How can I prevent Dovecot from marking unread messages as “old”?

I have a maildir that is used over both IMAP (with Dovecot) and locally (with Mutt). My Android device has a mail app that automatically downloads messages as they arrive. Unfortunately, it ...
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Dovecot does not fetch mail from /var/spool/mail/$user to mail_location

As seen in the /var/log/maillog when mail received or sent, sendmail saving mails to /var/spool/mail/$user and logging them as stat=Sent When a user try to send or receive mail via imap it is not ...
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Mountain Lion Server reject spam

On Snow Leopard and Lion server there was a filter option to reject (bounce) unwanted spam. With Mountain Lion Server the filtering still works, but it only gets flagged as spam with *** JUNK MAIL ...
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No sasl auth mechanism available

I'm trying to use Dovecot+Postfix+Mysql so far everything worked fine. Since upgrading from Debian 6 to 7 I'm unable to send mails. Receiving is still possible. /var/log/mail.log Oct 22 15:21:24 ...
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Postfix virtual_alias stealing emails from virutal_mailbox

I am trying to setup a "catchall" address. In my virtual_mailbox table I have emails setup like so: select * from virtual_users; id | domain_id | password | email ...
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Can't connect to smtp (postfix, dovecot) after making a change and trying to change it back

I am using postfix and dovecot along with zpanel and I tried enabling SSL and then turned it off as I did not have SSL configured yet and I realized it was a bit stupid at the time. I am using CentOS ...
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Installing and maintaining an email server [closed]

I need to move hosting providers for four or five domains and for several reasons I'm considering a Linux VPS rather than staying with my current shared, managed hosting provider. The only thing ...
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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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Forcing dovecot to use TLS doesn't work

I look for a way to enforce a lamba user to connect to dovecot server with TLS. I followed the documentation http://wiki2.dovecot.org/SSL/DovecotConfiguration , and I edit the dovecot configuration ...
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Public dovecot namespace visible only to some users

I have a dovecot IMAP server (version 2.1.7) with Maildirs and a virtual user setup (e.g. all accounts are mapped to the same system user). I’d like to create a public namespace shared between users A ...
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Relay access denied when not send from server itself

I'm setting up Postfix & Dovecot on CentOS 6. Everything works except sending mail from withing Outlook to someone else. Receiving works & sending from ssh console as well .. I've been ...
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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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How to intercept incoming mail data between mail server and web server

I've been asked to provide a way of loading incoming e-mails, manipulate some part of the text and then forward it to the web server for the client to read. Basically, intercept the mail, put it ...
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Tracking down dovecot IMAP user bandwidth usage

One of my customers is using massive amounts of bandwidth, it appears to be related to IMAP and not their actual website. There is a logfile /var/log/maillog which logs each IMAP connection and the ...
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Postfix returning “no SASL authentication mechanisms” despite mySQL auth config being seemingly valid

I am trying to set up a mail server that has multi domain support using Postfix+Dovecot+mySQL. I was following this guide. I seem to have everything set up and the server is sending the dovecot ...
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Dovecot emails not deletable

I have a Dovecot mail server running an everything is working fine - all emails arrive and new messages can go out. To give the users the possibility to read their emails and to write them, i have ...
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postfix config: where to put new email for old machines?

Im building a new email server using CentOS 6.4/postfix/dovecot. It needs to support clients that are mainly XP (Outlook Express, Thunderbird, etc). How do I set the home_mailbox(postfix) and ...
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When running postfix & dovecot, who should own /var/mail and what permissions should it have?

I had an issue where either postfix or dovecot did not have permission to create user directories in /var/mail. Doing ls -l '/var/mail' showed me that the owner and group was root root. 1 root root ...
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Issue with Dovecot connection staying alive : memory or configuration issue?

I had a similar question posted a while ago, and I Thought it fixed my issue, but that was unfortunately not the case. I have a benchmark application which connects about 500 users to a Dovecot 2.2.5 ...
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Postfix Dovecot receive, no send

I've recently set up an email server using postfix and dovecot. On my android phone I can get incoming emails, but I can't use outgoing emails. When I attempt to set up "Can't safely connect to ...
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Making Dovecot keep its TCP connections alive?

I'm trying to run a benchmarking application which connects to my IMAP server and has a "warm up" phase during which IMAP connections are being established. I've set my limits properly and the mail ...
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Postfix with dovecot unknown client

I have setup postfix with dovecot, dkim, spf, rDNS etc. on centOS 5 Everything works sending/receiving emails from outlook android device etc. The only problem i have is that gmail and maybe other ...
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Flush all messages in mailbox from Zimbra to another server

I have a primary Dovecot + Postfix mail server and a secondary Zimbra 8.0.1 server. The primary server went down for a week and all the incoming messages were delivered to the secondary server which ...
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How can I tell my server to allow logins via a mail client?

I am setting up my first sendmail daemon on centos, using virtual domains and emails. So far, I have got it working and emails sent from remote servers will make it to the inbox. The problem I have ...
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Dovecot-imapd won't install properly after purging

I have been trying to get a dovecot/postfix server up an running to serve e-mail for my start up business, and I too have fallen victim to poorly written, outdated guides. At first I installed ...
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dovecot and postfix from debian repository

I installed dovecot dovecoot-mysql postfix and postfix-mysql from debian repository 7. I start them with /etc/init.d/postfix start and /etc/init.d/dovecot start but When i use nmap localhost I see ...
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Migrating from Postfix/Dovecot to Exchange

The place I work at is currently using Postfix/Dovecot on CentOS 6 for our mail. We will be migrating to Exchange 2013 on Windows Server 2012 in the future. I have been put in charge of this task and ...
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Dovecot/Postfix issue

I've setup the lasts postfix/dovecot on Debian. I can login and check mails from thunderbird in ssl. But when I send a mail to the test user (test@blue-lands.com), the mails nevers arrives and no ...
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Postfix -> Dovecot Catchall doesn't work (any more)

I have a problem with my postfix + dovecot installation. Since July my catch-all does no longer work. I realisied the problem just a few days ago, because a friend of mine explicitly sent a mail to a ...
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config postfix and dovecot cent os 6

I am trying to configure my virtual server for Postfix and Dovecot on CentOS 6. Here is some of my work: For Postfix myhostname = mail.rivasystems.net mydomain = rivasystems.net myorigin = ...
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Postfix / dovecot won't work

My configuration of dovecot - postfix - postfixadmin won't work. Since i'm pretty new to emails, i followed this tutorial My server is an Ubuntu 13.04 server. Email sending from localhost works as ...
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Trouble with case-sensitive LDAP user logins to Dovecot

I asked this to the dovecot list to no avail, so will try here too. Please forgive the crosspost. I have a client running Dovecot-Postfix on Debian Squeeze. I'm using Dovecot from the Squeeze ...
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Dovecot won't deliver the first mail to a mailstore on nfs share

I'm building a mail platform using Dovecot/postfix/MySQL/iredmail/etc. The business end is on Ubuntu 13.04, the mailstore is an NFS share on Ubuntu 12.04. Now when I try to send a mail to a new ...
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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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best practice to have sent mail folder on dovecot imap server

When I add a mail account to KMail (or most other MUA I suppose) the sent mail folder is on the local machine and I don't have my sent mails on other machines. I'd like to have a sent mail folder in ...
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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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EML email repair

I have stored in standard eml format a load of emails with various forms of corrupt headers following a disk failure. This ranges from the date field being incorrect to the content type of the message ...
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Postfix, Dovecot and SASL: SASL not present

It seems that I don't have SASL support, althou I've checked my configuration against ALL the online tutorials, and it seems fine to me. I've also checked /var/log/mail.log and there's no word "SASL" ...
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Postfix and Dovecot opened ports

Doing a nmap on my server, I get this: 25/tcp open smtp 80/tcp open http 110/tcp open pop3 143/tcp open imap 465/tcp open smtps 587/tcp open submission 993/tcp open imaps 995/tcp open pop3s ...
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Can't send or receive email with Postfix (times out)

I'm using Postfix and Dovecot on Debian Wheezy for sending and receiving emails. Dovecot seems to work just fine; I can connect, retrieve, move around, delete, etc., emails that already existed in the ...
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sieve in dovecot is not filtering spam message

In Centos 6.4 i use postfix with LDA Dovecot and webmail squiremail, amavis-new with spamassassin. Spam is marked with subject Spam. I want in my squirelmail to filter spam messages an move in to ...
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IMAP preauth with Dovecot

What's the command line for preauth IMAP using Dovecot? Many sites give: dovecot --exec-mail imap But on my system this returns: Usage: dovecot [-F] [-c <config file>] [-p] [-n] [-a] ...
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Password data is not valid for scheme SHA512: Input length isn't valid (24 instead of 64)

I am setting up dovecot with pgsql. I have setup the MTA and can receive mail correctly with the mailboxes setup in the database, but when i login via a mail client to dovecot I get in my maillog: ...
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Dovecot error: ssl enabled, but ssl_cert not set

I've been trying to get Postfix and Dovecot set up for days and I think I have resolved all problems except for one that just came up. When I try to restart Dovecot I get the following error message: ...
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No SASL authentication with Postfix (using Dovecot)

I'm trying to have Postfix authenticate through Dovecot using SASL and I'm receiving the following error: postfix/smtpd[15194]: warning: SASL: Connect to private/auth failed: No such file or ...
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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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email server: refuse old emails and emails in the future

I use postfix, dovecot 2.1 and amavis for my emails. How can I refuse emails (from other email servers) that date are to old (e.g. >=1 month) or to new (eg. >=1d in the future)?