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Postfix/Dovecot with MySQL on CentOS 7 not creating the proper directory structure

I have set up a mail server using Postfix, Dovecot and MySQL on a CentOS machine to serve some virtual users but for some reason it doesn't store emails in their proper folders. Postfix and Dovecot ...
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OpenDKIM mail header: temperror

I've just installed and configured OpenDKIM to use it with Postfix and Dovecot on my server. I can send e-mails to another accounts, but when I check the header I find this: dkim=temperror (no key ...
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How to make dovecot password independent of server password?

I'm using postfix and dovecot. I want to send and receive email from root. Until I use SSL/TLS certificate, I am using an unencrypted connection. Since my email password is the same as my ssh ...
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postfix/dovecot - how to view smtp auth user in log files?

I am using postfix with dovecot and virtual users on a centos 6 system. I had a rush of spam recently, with tons of packs of 50 recipients delivered from an unknown account. The current logging (...
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Emails are bounced with 'user unknown' when using LDAP in Postfix virtual config

I have been tackling this problem for several days and seem to have exhausted all troubleshooting, so thought I'd reach out to the community for any help. Without introducing OpenLDAP into the mail ...
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Dovecot/postfix: forward all current messages

What I'm try to achieve it's pretty simple, and, after googling, its hard to believe I've been unable to find a solution. What I want is to forward all current messages (already delivered) of an user ...
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How to disable TLS v1 in Dovecot 2.1.7 for only one domain

Is it possible to disable TLSv1 in dovecot v2.1.7 only for one domain, and that other domains keep using it? e.g. conf for example.com something like this use_protocols !SSLv2 !SSLv3 !TLSv1 and ...
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dsync replication requires user listing - which fails

dovecot user '*" - fails dovecot user alan - fails dovecot user alan@mydomain.org - works Documentation says first command above is needed. In 01-mail-stack-delivery.conf under /etc/...
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Webmin/Postfix+Dovecot - I can send e-mails, but not receive them

OK, so I have a server with Virtual Domains installed through Webmin/Virtualmin, all DNS settings configured, including the mail.domain.com. one, and I can send e-mails. However, I cannot receive ...
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dovecot: %d is empty for pre auth local users

I have configured: mail_location = maildir:/var/mail/%d/%n (%d is the domain part of user@domain.com) This works fine for remote users, but a local user running /usr/lib/dovecot/imap gets: ...
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posfix not send/recieve mail to other server

On server installed Debian 7.8, Postfix 2.9.6, Dovecot 2.1.7. The server does not receive or send mail to external servers. Within a domain, everything works. Config files: /etc/hosname vps-***....
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Import mail from Google apps to Postfix/Dovecot Maildir

I was using Google apps for work and now I set up my own mail server since I have a lot of users and paying Google would be too much for that number :( Currently my Postfix and Dovecot are set to use ...
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Mail server change IP (Exim4,Dovecot)

We have a WEB-server running around 12 ecommerce instances and having 4 IPS. 1 active, 3 just in case... One of our websites has been hacked recently and it was used for sending spam, what resulted ...
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How to Configure Roundcube/Dovecot for *Effective* 2-Factor Authentication

There are several Roundcube plugins that provide two-factor authentication. However, the issue I now see is that I can still simply log in via IMAP/SMTP, without 2-FA (obviously). 2-FA is (effectively)...
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SMTP daemon on alternate port to capture all messages to single Dovecot mailbox

There's several answers on here about how to configure postfix to redirect all messages to a single mailbox, for development/testing of mail scripts. I'm looking for a variation on this where I open ...
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Why does Postfix place mail in a different mail location than I put in main.cf?

I'm trying to figure out why mail is not going to /home/username/Maildir and instead going to /var/spool/mail/ My postfix main.cf has home_mailbox = Maildir/ and dovecot 10-mail.conf has ...
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How can I fire off a script every time a particular user receives an email?

I have a (Linux) mail server that consists of postfix for receiving mail, amavisd-new for content filtering (using clamav and SpamAssassin), and dovecot for delivery and IMAP. I'd like to set things ...
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Cannot receive mail [postfix/dovecot] (updated)

Continuing my efforts to get my own mail server working with Postfix and Dovecot on Debian 8. I fixed the following issues so far: SSL, Secure IMAP login. I seem to be able to login via iPhone ...
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Authenticating SMTP Proxy

I have acquired a number of mail users, and I'm wanting to transition them away from their current mail server and onto mine. I've set up perdition as a proxy which will allow me to proxy IMAP and ...
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Postfix SSL certificates with Comodo (PostivieSSL) - “Unknown Authority”

I have an issue with my mail server running a postfix/dovecot setup, essentially when I run the various security tests I get told that my certificates can't be validated, see here: https://ssl-tools....
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IMAP connection refused

I am running Postfix and Dovecot using IMAP and SSL using unix accounts. When running openssl s_client -connect localhost:993 I get an error message Connection Refused, Errno 111. Using telnet mail....
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Can't connect to mail server anymore

I never touched anything on the server which belongs to postfix and dovecot. But for several days I can't connect to my mailbox anymore. /var/log/mail.log while connecting: Sep 19 15:58:11 censored-...
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Configuring postfix and dovecot for Secure IMAP and SMTP

I have a clean install of postfix and dovecot-core dovecot-imapd dovecot-lmtpd installed on Debian 8 OS. I want to configure mail to work with PAM but I want to restrict it to users who are part of ...
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Cant send message by outlook, roundcube works

I have some problem with dovecot, I have added dovecot_lda support for roundcube sieve filters. Roundcube works perfectly with the filters now. But if i try send messages by smtp (outlook|thunderbird)...
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How to copy IMAP accounts on Mac OS X Server

is there a way to copy a user's IMAP account from an old server installation to a new one? I am wanting to set up my Mac OS X Server fresh and want to avoid having to download all the mails and ...
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dovecot+roundcube (different IP)

How to set dovecot to allow plain auth for some IP? I have lxc-containers - one with roundcube, and one with dovecot. Because the ip are different disable_plaintext_auth = yes disallows plain ...
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difference between lmtp:unix:private/dovecot-lmtp lmtp:unix:public/dovecot-lmtp

What is the difference between: lmtp:unix:public/dovecot-lmtp and lmtp:unix:private/dovecot-lmtp in postfix?
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Create a Dovecot Maildir structure (with indexes) from loose Maildir files: Best way?

I have a directory with a few thousand email files from another Dovecot-based server, but they have no indexes. I'd like to "import" these into an existing, live Dovecot directory structure such that ...
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Postfix + Dovecot + IMAP SSL: imap-login: Aborted login

Am getting familiar with email Mail Server components and configuration. Knowing that there have been quite a few configuration changes to Dovecot 2.x and willing to use SSL encryption, I have come ...
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no SASL authentication mechanisms

I am running freebsd 10.1 with postfix and Dovecot. In the mail logs for postfix, I get this error: fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms Below is dovecot log errors: Error: auth: ...
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Quota in Postfix, Dovecot with Maildir Not working

I've some problem with quota with Maildir. If I install a plugin in Thunderbird that shows Quota's it's working and my quota is like 300%. But I can still send and recieve mails. I'm not running any ...
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Dovecot QuotaClone plugin

I am trying to get the new QuotaClone plugin in Dovecot (2.2.18) working. The documentation says the configuration should be like this: mail_plugins = $mail_plugins quota quota_clone plugin { ...
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Postfix's received emails put in /var/mail/user/.Sent Messages

For some reason, emails that I receive on my Amazon Linux EC2 instance, running postfix and dovecot, are put in the directory /var/mail/<user>/.Sent\ Messages, instead of the expected /var/mail/&...
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2 email server and one static ip

I need to manage two mailservers (postfix and dovecot on different machines) using a single public IP. I thought I solved by putting non-standard ports on the second postfix instance, but I do not ...
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Dovecot (+ MySQL + postfix) - Client cant access

My goal is to get a mailserver that is capable of sending and receiving emails from several different domains. Therefore I want to use virtual users. I followed this manual step by step: https://www....
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Postfix with dovecot unable to deliver message

I'm trying to setup a mail service on my server with this and this articles. After finishing configuration, i got working user accounts - its possible to successfully login on each account with ...
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Dovecot SSL: “unknown state”

Two weeks ago I set up a Mailserver using Dovecot and Postfix. It's a server for a organization with about 5000 mails per day. Everything works fine, but today I enabled verbose_ssl in /etc/dovecot/...
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StartSSL cert doesn't work with Dovecot/OpenSMTPD

I've an issue with my StartSSL certificate. When I try to use it to activate SSL encryption on Dovecot, I get the following error in my log when a client attempt a connection to the imap server : ...
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Why use both Dovecot and Postfix? [duplicate]

Just out of curiosity, there are dozens / hundreds of tutorials helping you setup a Dovecot - Postfix mail server. On the surface, both of them are email servers, why use both? Mail servers are ...
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Dovecot doesn't fetch mail from Postfix

I have installed Postfix on remote machine that successfully sends emails as well as receives. In order to connect to that remote server through email client (Thunderbird) I have installed Dovecot. ...
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Dovecot Quotas are not recalculated nor is mail rejected if quota is exceeded

I'm trying to set up quotas in Dovecot. Currently Postfix is running together with Dovecot and postfixadmin, on Debian Jessie. The problem I have is that the quotas are not applied, nor re-calculated....
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Dovecot: virtual and local users homonyms: Mail access for users with UID 1000 not permitted

Well, the case seems simple but I can’t find a satisfactory answer. I have a Postfix/Dovecot installation with the later configured to work with virtual emails which works like a charm... for ...
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dovecot-antispam error storing mail

I've got a server running dovecot with the dovecot-antispam plugin. These are sourced from the Standard Ubuntu 14.04 repositories. I know mail is not supposed to be moved into a mailbox of type '...
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Postfix, dovecot, squirrelmail Failed to autocreate mailbox INBOX

I'm trying to create my first mail server with postfix, Dovecot and squirrel mail on Ubuntu 14.04 To get started did i follow this tutorial on this page. http://www.tecmint.com/setup-postfix-mail-...
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Dovecot Sieve does not run?

I'm quite new to Dovecot but it has worked out for me pretty good so far for me. I run dovecot with postfix and amavis and spamassassin and it works out all fine, mails get tagged as junk, sending, ...
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Postfix + Dovecot with MySQL backend: md5-hashed passwords and CRAM-MD5 auth

My question What are the risks of switching from MD5 to CRAM-MD5 passwords in the database, especially considering the following, and how to approach that for an existing installation (provided I ...
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Delete old e-mails from a Maildir

I am currently trying to figure out how I can delete old e-mails in one folder of a Maildir installation on a Debian server. Basically what I want to do is to run a cron job every day or so that ...
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VPS imap-login error

please, could you help me with my problem? I installed VPS. Everythings ok, except email and I cannot figure, why it doesn't work as expected - Squirell mail returns when trying to log in: ERROR: ...
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postfix: relay access denied. How to fix it?

I've been fiddling with main.cf file for a long time but still couldn't find why. I've set up an email server with this tutorial Email with Postfix, Dovecot and MariaDB on CentOS 7 This is the part ...
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Postfix/Dovecot - Multiple Domains and Multiple Linux Accounts

I have been trying to setup a new mail server to migrate from my VPS, as my host has decided to close its doors. The old server was running Exim/Courier (nearly a decade old at this point,) and I'm ...