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Using non-standard mailbox backend - is this even possible?

What I'm trying to do: provide an IMAP server as a facade for standardized e-mail access, without using on-disk mailboxes. What I have: multiple TB of e-mails, stored in MySQL in a completely ...
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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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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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dovecot login issue with plain passwords

I am having an odd problem in dovecot, the first time I try to login via telnet dovecot gives a error, the second time it works, both within the same telnet session. This is the telnet session, note ...
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Dovecot. Why do we need a public namespace?

I'm really confused about namespaces. Here's the Dovecot tutorial I'm trying to follow: http://wiki2.dovecot.org/HowTo/VirtualUserFlatFilesPostfix Can someone explain to me what exactly is ...
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Dovecot IMAP + Roundcube Subscriptions Missing

I have a Dovecot server v2.0 (from Ubuntu 12.04) and Roundcube running on the same server. The setup generally works well, except that certain IMAP subscriptions disappear after a random time ...
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How to deliver to multiple destinations (email addresses and (via dovecot-lda) mailboxes)

I'm using exim and dovecot. All users are virtual, i.e. they come from a database. A lookup for the destination addresses for a given localpart@domain may yield multiple rows containing either the ...
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mailboxes not showing up after migration

I'm migrating mail server over to a new machine running dovecot. Everything is running fine but I'm not able to see folders that users created on the old server. Messages that were in the inbox are ...
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Dovecot TLS Handshake not working

I have set up my mailserver using http://workaround.org/ispmail and it worked until today, where I can not access the server using IMAP. The error I see in dovecot.log is 2012-02-09 16:37:40 ...
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Filtering Mail Into Folders

I run a mail server using Dovecot and Exim. Currently mail filtering is done on a per user basis using a .forward file in ~/ containing entires along the lines of: if $h_to: CONTAINS "bugtraq" then ...
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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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Limiting POP3 mailbox for one connection at a time? (Dovecot)

Is there a way to limit the number of concurrent connections to a POP3 mailbox on a Dovecot server? The current situation is that if two clients connect to the same mailbox, then the server accepts ...
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Problem migrating from Dovecot to Zimbra

Dovecot provides a master login (a master user name and password that can log into all user accounts). I've setup Dovecot as per: http://wiki1.dovecot.org/Authentication/MasterUsers Here's my ...
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Email server port options

I have a web server that also is my mail server - running dovecot and exim4. I currently have 5 open ports that have to do with serving mail, it seems very excessive to me. Its a dedicated box, I ...
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Connect to private/auth failed: No such file or directory

I've setup postfix, dovecot and roundcube. receiving and sending email via roundcube is working as well as receiving emails via imap with another email client. But I'm not able to send emails with an ...
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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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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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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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DOVECOT not allowed to log in using too low UNIX UID

I found this error on mail.log May 13 22:11:37 vmi2115 dovecot: dovecot: User admin@example.net not allowed to log in using too low UNIX UID 103(postfix) (see first_valid_uid in config file) How ...
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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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Set up the right mx records for postfix/dovecot server

I recently set up a postfix/dovecot mail-server on my VPS (OVH), but for some reason I cannot receive e-mail through it. Is anyone able to check my DNS-records and my Postfix/dovecot configuration to ...
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how to list Dovecot imap prompt commands?

When I do imap pre-auth with: /usr/libexec/dovecot/imap -u username I can see imap prompt but do not know how to list available commands (like e logout or b select inbox and so on). How to list ...
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dovecot error Unknown setting: unix_listener

I'm trying to enable postfix auth. I'm editing the this section from /etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-master.conf # Postfix smtp-auth unix_listener /var/spool/postfix/private/auth { mode = 0666 user = ...
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cannot connect to postfix with a mail client

I have been trying to setup MX in my server and was able to get the IMAP part working under SSL using Dovecot, however I can't get the SMTP part working using Dovecot as the SASL Authentication. When ...
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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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2 factor authentication for Dovecot/Postfix / SSH / PAM

I'm wondering if there is some kine of 2 factor authentication module which supports PAM. My dovecot(PAM), postfix(SASL) and openssh authenticate via PAM to the system users. I would like to have it ...
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Dovecot ignoring maximum number of IMAP connections

I have a single mailbox mail server running Dovecot/Postfix and I have two IMAP clients, Thunderbird on the PC and K9 on Android. I keep on receiving this error in my logs even after I change the ...
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Unable to receive any emails using postfix, dovecot, mysql, and virtual domain/mailboxes

I have been working on configuring my mail server for the last couple of weeks using postfix, dovecot, and mysql. I have one virtual domain and a few virtual mailboxes. Using squirrelmail I have ...
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Configure Dovecot to only let localhost connect via imap

How do I configure the Dovecot message delivery agent to only allow imap connections from localhost?
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Experience with dovecot mail server/roundcube web mail client [closed]

I'm currently building a web server with a mail server: Debian Lenny Apache 2.2 PHP 5.3 Dovecot Postfix I am unsure of which mail client to use. I have my eye on roundcube since it looks cooler ...
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Dovecot corrupted transaction log file is delaying email

We're running dovecot as an IMAP server and postfix to deliver mail. One of our users is complaining that email is gettin delayed (no we're not using grey listing or anything like that). ...
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Dovecot SELinux MailDir permission denied

I have dovecot installed on CentOS 7.1. In the past, I have often just disabled SELinux, but now I want to have a server with SELinux that works for me. Anyhow, I have mail stored in ...
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postfix multiple alias with response (from alias mail)

I have a postfix - dovecot mail server installed over a Ubuntu 14.04 VPS. Is the following situation possible? I have tried using alias, but when i try to reply the mail, this one is delivered from ...
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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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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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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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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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com.sun.mail.iap.protocolexception no login methods supported

A JavaMail app and dovecot/postfix/mutt are running on the same CentOS 7 physical serverbox. This JavaMail app was able to reliably import emails via IMAP using the same exact code until some changes ...
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Maildir “new” has messages but Inbox is empty

I'm installing a new mail server (Postfix/Dovecot+Maildir) in a fresh OS. Using Thunderbird (or Squirrelmail) I can send mails but my inbox is empty even when I can see them in ...
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Alternative to postfix with SNI certificates + Dovecot compatibility

As we're aware postfix doesn't support SNI (Server Name Indication), which means that if you'd define a certificate, it will be used for all domain names that you have on that server, which could be ...
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Migrating messages from an old mailserver to a new (courier)

So I have a linux box running Postfix/Courier for use as a mailserver, using Roundcube as a front-end. User accounts are setup in the usual Maildir, with cur, new, and tmp folders. I had an older ...
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Cannot send email to info@ or support@

I am trying to send email from my gmail account to a couple user accounts I have on my new Centos server. The email is setup correctly and I can send receive from accounts ok except info and support. ...
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is there something similar like sa-learn-cyrus for dovecot?

I was looking whole morning and found nothing. I have a debian box running dovecot IMAP. I want to train the spamassassin with the users spam folders. is there something similar like sa-learn-cyrus ...
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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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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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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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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)?
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imap user restriction

I have 50 email users (virtual users) using Dovecot, Postfix and Squirrelmail with CentOS 6.0. I want to allow some users to have access to POP and IMAP globally, and for the remaining users from my ...
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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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Create email accounts independently from passwd using Dovecot and Postfix

How would I set up Dovecot and Postfix to use a different user database than passwd for the email accounts? I'd would like to have separate accounts for user, who can actually log in via ssh, and user ...