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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to install Dovecot under debian with the current repositories

quick story up front, so that you understand my current state better. I am trying to install Dovecot + Postfix on a Debian system by this tutorial. I know this tutorial is original made for Ubuntu, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Postfix (delivery temporarily suspended: conversation with mydomain.net [private/lmtp] timed out while receiving the initial server greeting)

I'm running Debian 7.1, Postfix version 2.9.6, Dovecot Version 2.1.7 To set it up I followed mostly this (without the spamass-clamav-greylist bit) I have also got setup smart host relaying via gmail ...
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NFS on Btrfs on multi-devices .vs. Glusterfs on distributed-volume?

I considering a storage for Email. This storage system run on my own private cloud (already replicated), then i does not care about replication. I'm thinking about 2 options: 1- I will create few ...
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Dovecot without MYSQL

I've been using Dovecot with passdb and userdb with MYSQL, but it's now putting an extra stress on the database, since I use IMAP and along with the daily hacking attemps, scanners and everything that ...
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using sendmail with only non system users

I need to use sendmail without any system users. The only problem that still exists in my configuration is that FEATURE(virtusertable) wants a final systemuser on RHS in my virtusertable like this: ...
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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. ...
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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 do you configure Dovecot and Roundcube to be webmail only? No external client connections for IMAP/SMTP/POP3

In a fully-working email server (setup with iRedmail in this case) with RoundCube for webmail, and Dovecot/Postfix/etc, how can you disable external client connections to IMAP/SMTP/POP3 and make the ...
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Postfix with SASL

I'm getting crazy configuring POSTFIX + DOVECOT + Authenticated SMTP (SASL for now). Pop/imap accounts works well to get the mailbox, but I cannot login to smtp using sasl: Here: [root@mail ...
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Debian - Postfix + Dovecot, send but not receive mail

I have followed the instructions in this tutorial. I can successfully sent emails but i cannot receive. Here is exactly what happens: When i sent an email from my hotmail account if i do # ls ...
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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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Postfix noqueue reject

I have own a vServer and multiple domains. The server is mainly used for Websites but I've also set up postfix and dovecot to deliver mail. Everything is working as expected. Even for different ...
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Dovecot with S3QL

Due to periodically running out of space on EBS volumes on AWS EC2, and looking to make the setup more fault resistant in case of server/volume failure, I'm considering moving a Dovecot maildir ...
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Cant get IMAP to work on debian & postfix

I'm trying to setup a simple mail server on a debian vps with postfix and dovecot. I can send and receive email from the server via mutt but when i try to connect to IMAP via Thunderbird for example, ...
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How to disable search body in dovecot?

We run mail server of 30k e-mail accounts (Maildir) with dovecot imap server. We suffer from high IO load, especially when a user starts to search large imap folders. Is any way of preventing search ...
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warning: hostname localhost does not resolve to address

i'm using iRedmail on my Debian box. I tried to use outlook for for email client, but i got this error and couldn't resolve it. Nov 19 17:25:10 mail postfix/smtpd[7011]: warning: hostname localhost ...
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Dovecot Not Attempting to Authenticate Clients

We have just migrated our email to a new server but the new system is not recognising client log in attempts, in the mail log the message 'Disconnected (no auth attempts in 0 secs): user=<>' is ...
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Dovecot number of connections?

I am working on a Dovecot server. My main purpose is to count number of users who checks their e-mail daily. How can i count number of Imap connections? I am new to these things by the way.
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ISPConfig dovecot status=bounced (user unknown)

Before you point me to Google or serverfault search I want to tell you that I've searched a lot, did some "fixes". They didn't help. I have ISPConfig 3 installed on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server The server ...
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Dovecot (on Mac OS X Server 3 - Mavericks) giving “Error: Failed to autocreate mailbox INBOX: Permission denied”

I recently upgraded my server to Mavericks and I thought everything had gone perfectly. As it turns out, that was not exactly the case. After everything working fine for a week or so, I created a new ...