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Postfix to deliver mail to a virtual address mailbox

Postfix version 2.6.6, Dovecot Version 2.0.9 I want to setup Postfix + Dovecot. Dovecot seems to be working. I can authenticate. However, the mailbox is empty! Nothing will get delivered! I followed ...
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Postfix not receiving non-local mail

I set up a server with Postfix/Dovecot on Linode/Ubuntu 10.04 according to this guide, admittedly I've never done this before. Local mail works just fine, but trying to send email to it from external ...
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How to get a list of Dovecot IMAP users

How do you get a list of users for a dovecot email server that connect via IMAP (as opposed to POP)? Our server is setup to authenticate via LDAP/PAM. Is there an easy way to get a list of the users ...
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Dovecot/Postfix with SSL on EC2

I've been running through a tutorial at: http://www.cerebellumstrategies.com/amazon-linux-postfix-dovecot/ and everything works through the entire tutorial right up to checking the authentication. ...
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Dovecot high disk io

We're having some major issues with our mail server, normally after a reboot (but not always) where disk io will shoot up from an average 50-100mbps, to 200-300 mbps. I've narrowed it down to ...
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Postfix not working

A while ago I installed the postfix mail server on my ubuntu 10.04 VPS. At the time it was working good but now it's just stopped working. I was trying to enable SASL authentification and somewhere it ...
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I can't logon to the mail server using an NIS user account

Below is my configuration # 2.0.13: /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf # OS: Linux 3.0.0-17-server x86_64 Ubuntu 11.10 auth_mechanisms = plain login mail_location = maildir:/nfs/users/%u/Maildir passdb { ...
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Dovecot install: what does this error mean?

I have postfix and dovecot installed on CentOS 6 (linode) along with MySQL. The table and user is already set up, postfix installed fine, but dovecot gives me this error in the mail log: Warning: ...
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can't view email in INBOX throught squirrelmail, only in /var/mail/user

I have installed postfix+dovecot+squirrelmail+sasl in Debian Squeeze. I can send email through squirrelmail, but can't receive mails there. I can view received mails only through cat /var/mail/user. ...
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Does Cyrus SASL support userdb authentication?

I'm not finding anything that indicates it doesn't; I need to be able to authenticate virtual users. If not do I need to start using dovecot?
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Migrating from qmail/courier to postfix/dovecot

I was wondering if it was at all possible to take mail messages from an old vpopmail Maildir and put them into a new dovecot Maildir without editing settings in the new installation (as the new system ...
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Sendmail sending blank recipients via LMTP

The title pretty much sums in up. Local mail is working fine via LMTP, however non-local mail (virtual hosting) is struggling. I've provided as much information below as possible, trying to keep it ...
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Dovecot with virtual users and managesive

I want to use managesieve in my dovecot server which uses virtual users and a ldap for the users. This is in my dovecot.conf: plugin { sieve_dir=/var/mail/sievescript/%u_scripts sieve_extensions = ...
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Problem with POP3 protocol & iPhone

We've run a custom pop3 server without problems for many years. But now some clients are trying to use iPhones and there is some mysterious incompatibility. For emails over a certain size (for tests ...
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How do I setup a SENT and TRASH folder with Dovecot?

The IMAP mailbox that Dovecot sets up has no SENT folder or TRASH folder. How do I set those up? Is there a way to place them outside of the INBOX hiearchy? I want to make sure that these folders work ...
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Postfix+Dovecot+saslauthd can't recieve email from external domians

Hi On my Linode I followed this doc to setup a mail server. Now I can send email to any domain but can't receive from other domains! I mean 001@mydomain.com can recieve from 002@mydomain.com but ...
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Force Dovecot not to log connect/disconnect messages

My /var/log/mail.log gets constantly flooded with Dovecot connect/disconnect messages like this: Mar 29 18:15:48 summit dovecot: IMAP(foo@bar.baz): Disconnected: Logged out bytes=63/2126 ...
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dovecot/postfix: can send & receive via webmin, however squirrel mail and outlook fail to connect

I have just finished setting up dovecot and postfix on my server (centos 5.5/apache) earlier today. So far I've been able to get email working through webmin (can send/receive to and from external ...
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How to change password schema for Dovecot user authentication for an already existing mail server

I have an email server setup on Debian Lenny with Postfix, Dovecot, SASL and MySQL. Currently, the password scheme in my dovecot-sql.conf file is set to: CRYPT default_pass_scheme = CRYPT I would ...
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Postfix: Virtual Mailbox Mapping and Dovecot

on my server, I would like Postfix to be MTA, to accept mails and to apply a virtual-mailbox-mapping like this (of course with my domain instead of example.org): in /etc/postfix/main.cf: ...
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Is it ok to access Dovecot maildir directly?

I've set up dovecot and use it via IMAP. When I'm logged in onto my server is it fine to use dovecot maildir directly with something like Gnus or NotMuch?
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How to tell spam-assassin not to quarantine tagged emails?

I'm running my own postfix mail-server at home with a setup similar to this one. I opted to deliver tagged spam via dovecot to the user's spam-mailbox, so that they can review tagged emails if they ...
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Postfix and dovecot configuration problem

i faced a problem in configure Postfix and Dovecot as Mailing System for my VPS on Ubuntu 9.04 for Virtual Users. where i can't send or receive any mails. from the errors i got : Fatal: ...
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New Dovecot install not allowing login, giving permissions error despite saying that permissions “appear ok”

I'm installing dovecot onto a Virtualbox VM running Ubuntu Server 64-bit 14.04 guest. Dovecot itself is being installed into a Docker container (I'm not sure that that's relevant here, but am noting ...
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Postfix message ID originating process?

Last night my postfix mail server(Debian Squeeze with dovecot, roundcube, opendkim and spamassassin enabled) started sending out spam from a single domain of mine like these: $cat mail.log|grep ...
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Postfix/dovecot remove LDAP user

I have to remove or blacklist an LDAP/dovecot user. The authentication is setup from active directory what I cannot manage so I thought there should be a way at least to disable this specific user on ...
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postfixadmin Could not log into IMAP/POP server

I had installed and configured dovecot, postfix, and postfixadmin step by step from this tutorial on my server (CentOS6). But I don't know why, when I want to create Mailbox from postfixadmin then I ...
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Dovecot not serving old migrated emails for some clients

I have just migrated my emails to a new mail server. The old and the new server had the exact same setup using MailDir with fetchmail, procmail and dovecot. The configurations of those three ...
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Unified email strategy, migration from remote IMAP and Thunderbird [closed]

We are a small team of five people managing roughly 100 websites on a dozen servers. The current email strategy implemented by me some years ago seems not to be optimal any more. Let's describe the ...
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Postfix: SASL authentication failure: cannot connect to saslauthd server: Permission denied

I had a Postfix/Dovecot server up and running for about a week until I had to reboot it. When I did, things stopped working. I've been up searching for hours to no avail. IMAP successfully ...
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Postfix sends email to spam (gmail, hotmail)

I recently installed a postfix + dovecot + dkim multi domain, multi user, multi alias mail server on my debian squeeze system. Everything works except for one big issue that basically makes the whole ...
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Sendmail and Dovecot almost working but not quite

I have set up dovecot as suggested here. Mail is delivered to the correct directory and I set my mail_location as suggested: Dovecot -n yeilds this: disable_plaintext_auth = no mail_location = ...
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Dovecot + OpenLDAP

I am trying to get dovecot 2.0.19 authenticate users via LDAP (OpenLDAP 2.4.28) and using Wireshark to debug the process. It looks like the basic configuration of dovecot is fine, but it doesn't pull ...
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Dovecot unable to perform mysql query

I have been following the ISPMail tutorials on workaround.org (the 2.9 Wheezy version) and thus far everything has been working fine. When I reached the step to "Testing email delivery" step I noticed ...
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“Postfix SMTP server: errors from *” repeated automatic response

I'm attempting to setup a mail server with Postfix and Dovecot. It's not really working all that well, but there's something more urgent I'd like to get fixed first. I sent a few test e-mail ...
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Postfix, Dovecot - connection from outside, authentication

I want to run postfix + dovecot on my server. I'm doing it for first time. Postfix and Dovecot works on local - I can connect through telnet, and send/receive e-mails using commands. When I try to ...
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Login to SquirrelMail as a virtual user

I am on CentOS 6 with Postfix, Dovecot, and PostfixAdmin. I have configured an external domain with the user me@domain.com as a virtual user. It's receiving mail without a problem at ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Mailserver - LDAP and local accounts [closed]

Currently on my server Postfix and Dovecot are available with MySQL account management (through postfix.admin). Now I've got an LDAP server and want all LDAP users (dn=users,dc=example,dc=com, field ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Dovecot, IMAP outlook reports error 0x800CCC0E cannot synchronize subscribed folders

I have recently some issues with people using my email server. They have problems with synchronizing folders on outlook, and I can't figure out what to do. I found somewhere that I could extend a ...