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Postix or Dovecot debug log for Maildir folder, Virtual user mail folder owner and permission

I'm no able to find a complete tutorial about Maildir and the folders where reside owner and permissions if there's any and you already found it , please share. Anyway I wonder if there is a way to ...
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How to enable Dovecot virtual users to change their password using passwd-file?

I am running Dovecot with several virtual users in passwd-file: http://wiki2.dovecot.org/AuthDatabase/PasswdFile . The file is /etc/dovecot/userdb . How can I enable the users to change their ...
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Recomendations for this mail server setup?

EMAIL SERVER SETUP Hey, its my first time using serverfault but I hope the community can help. I am trying to build a secure email system using Linux, Postfix, Dovecot and MySQL. I have read on ...
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Skip password authentication on Dovecot when client certificate provided

Using Dovecot version 2.1.7, I've gotten client certificates working with fairly little effort, and at this point I can choose between having password authentication after the certificate check or ...
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dovecot userdb passwd-file default_fields uid not expanding %variable

I'm trying to set up a very simple shared mail server, where each 'domain' is a system user, i.e. 'example.com' is a real user with /home/example.com/, a uid of 5001 and gid 'example.com' of 5001. ...
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Dovecot: using a separate passdb per service

Situation: one front-facing server running Dovecot as IMAP/POP3/ManageSieve proxy, a mixture of IMAP servers (Dovecot, Exchange, ...) in the back-end. Dovecot's passdb does lookups against MySQL which ...
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Postfix - relay locally generated mail but accept mail incoming from GApps for the same domain

I know the way to disable all local delivery is to remove the domain from "mydestination", which will cause all mail to be relayed through whatever relay I setup. But I want postfix to accept all mail ...
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Dovecot / Postfix / SASL: Connect to /var/run/dovecot/auth-client failed: Permission denied

Dovecot / Postfix configuration is not working properly on my server : after several checks, I understand that Imap services are operationnal using local or desktop clients Postfix is listening, ...
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SASL PLAIN authenticating with primary domain, but not with virtual domain

Postfix + dovecot and sasl. Works so far with 1 domain. Added a virtual domain. Incoming mail for this works. Outgoing however has SASL authentication failing. Why does it fail I don't know. ...
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Dovecot SMTPD Sasl auth error: fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms

I've googled this error and nothing I've read/tried works - anyone know what it is Error log: Feb 23 22:35:36 localhost postfix/smtpd[5278]: connect from localhost.localdomain[127.0.0.1] Feb 23 ...
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Dovecot: Email clients and duplicated folders

So in my server I'm usually going against a problem, different emails clients call some special folders like Sent and Trash different names like Sent Items and Deleted Items. My question is, can I in ...
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Migrating IMAP emails from a FreeBSD server to a CentOS server both running Dovecot

What would be the best way to do this migration considering that I do not have the passwords for the IMAP accounts on the source server running FreeBSD and Dovecot. I do have SSH access to both ...
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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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Can't login via IMAP after creating user via useradd command

I'm trying to create a new user (that can access email) with useradd. My command is useradd --shell /bin/bash --create-home --password <password> <username> However, I cannot login to ...
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Postfix, dovecot, postfixadmin - duplicated maildir [duplicate]

I've configured postfix with dovecot and postfix admin with mysql based user storage. I changed maildir to /var/mail /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf: mail_location = ...
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Failed Gmail SPF check when importing mail through IMAP from our mailbox when original email was sent with ESMTP headers

We have a strange situation: we receive an email with ESMTP headers in it our server accepts it, it's fine we import that mail in Gmail like any other emails from our boxes Gmail makes SPF check ...
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Failed SPF for email imported to Gmail because of client IP instead of server's in message when sent through SMTP from one local box to another

We have a linux (Debian) VPS with domain (let's say example.com with MX mail.example.com) that has SPF set up. There is dovecot+exim running. There is also Direct Admin on top of that. When I send a ...
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postfix “User doesn't exist” but user does exist

I am having a strange situation which I could not find elsewhere. When I send mail to rcook on my local machine, I'm seeing this in the syslog: Feb 16 20:27:14 linode postfix/pickup[1305]: ...
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I guess that my mail server is unprotected and spammers are using my mail server to spam myself [duplicate]

Since I switch to my own mail server (I folowed this two tutorials: https://www.linode.com/docs/email/postfix/email-with-postfix-dovecot-and-mysql and ...
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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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Postfix: fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms (unable to telnet)

I am setting up Postfix with Dovecot for a mail solution. When I try to telnet localhost 25 the connection closes. The error seen in the log is: postfix/smtpd[22958]: initializing the server-side ...
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Authentication with Dovecot, SHA512, and salts

I have a database that has a username, password, and password salt in it. The password is hashed using SHA512. The data in my users database looks like this: user = testuser password_hash = ...
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How to synchronize downloaded emails from clients back to the IMAP server [duplicate]

I have an iRedMail server running (postfix + dovecot as an IMAP server) on a Debian Xen guest machine. By a mistake the iscsi disk, where users emails are stored, was deleted. There is another copy of ...
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Can't receive emails to my mail server

I created a mail server, following this tutorial: https://www.linode.com/docs/email/postfix/email-with-postfix-dovecot-and-mysql , I configured the email on my email client, SMTP and IMAP and both ...
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Postfix/Dovecot on a VM. Problems with understanding port fowarding

I've set up a mail server with postfix and dovecot on a virtual machine running debian 7. At first I basically made a seperate network with a host-only adapter , so host and guest were in the same ...
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Postfix / Dovecot not receiving e-mails in Ubuntu 14.04

I've just setup a VPS with Ubuntu 14.04 at Linode. I have installed Postfix, Dovecot & SquirrelMail to handle E-mail. I am able to send e-mails to other accounts (GMail & Yahoo!) but when I ...
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Postfix logging “Fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms”

I was trying to close the open relay postfix server I had running, as there was spam coming from it, and now I can't get e-mails. The message I get in the log when someone tries to send an email is ...
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invoke filtering manually in dovecot+sieve

I've configured dovecot with a sieve filtering (also I've configured roundcube, but this does not matter I think). It's working fine, I've set up some filters. But now I've got a huge unfiltered ...
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Can't receive mail with postfix virtual alias

I can't receive mail on the virtual aliases (normal email works in and out), i didn't try the virtual domains but that's what i was going for to get to work. So i have a Debian Wheezy 7.8 Build: ...
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Postfix/Dovecot: SASL LOGIN authentication aborted

I use Postfix together with Dovecot (auth/LMTP) on my mailserver. Everything is working fine, but I notice several warnings in the log-files each day: postfix/smtpd[4169]: warning: ...
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Creating LDAP directory users with specific attrs for Dovecot email server

I have openldap-2.4.39-8.el6.x86_64 installed into my CentOS release 6.4 (Final) machine. I have another machine which I installed dovecot, and I would like to perform ldap authentication for my ...
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Postfix very slow delivery

I installed postfix + dovecot + mysql + amavisd + spamassasin. Everything works fine (mail is sent and received) except that the received mail stays too long in the queue (for about 15 minutes) before ...
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postfix/dovecot - run script when mail is received

I need to implement solution on my postfix/dovecot server which will execute bash script every time message arrives. For this purpose I did following things in master.cf configuration myhook ...
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Creating missing Maildir++ folders in Dovecot

I'm running Dovecot on my mail server and storing messages in the Maildir++ format. I have the following directories (as well as the usual Maildir directories) in /var/mail/user: .Something.2013 ...
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ISPconfig / Dovecot - Mysql went down = Mails gone? [closed]

So im running ISPconfig with Dovecot as mail-server (storing mails via mysql). Yesterday i made some changes to the mysql-config. I wanted the server to answer also External Requests. The Problem ...
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Dovecot isn't working after upgrading MariaDB [closed]

I've just updated my database engine to MariaDB (5.5.40-MariaDB-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 - (Ubuntu)). Everything else (Apache2 :80, :443, phpMyAdmin, Webmin, etc.) but Dovecot is working. I'm not quite ...
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Postfix alias only forwarding to local users

I have set up Dovecot and Postfix using this tutorial, which works for receiving and sending mail. The aliases also work fine, although only for local users. I.e. I can make a forward from ...
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vacation feature horde5, dovecot2, sieve

I am trying to activate the horde's vacation feature, but I can't make it work under SSL/TLS. When I "save/enable,disable" I get the following errors: dovecot: managesieve-login: Disconnected (no ...
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Dovecot Virtual domain/passwd-file login issue

I used this walk through http://wiki2.dovecot.org/HowTo/VirtualUserFlatFilesPostfix but there is still an issue not allowing me to login. /var/log/dovecot.log Jan 13 10:25:49 imap-login: Info: ...
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When to use virtual or regular users exim/dovecot?

I'm setting up an exim/dovecot server but i'm looking into when to use virtual users and when to use regulars. Is there a proper use case? I guess i just have to use real users because most of them ...
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Postfix → Dovecot LMTP: User does not exist: uid@domain

I am trying to have Postfix deliver local mails via Dovecot's LMTP (among other things to replace procmail with sieve). Up to now, I've been using mailbox_command = procmail - a "$EXTENSION", ...
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Postfix configuration with Dovecot, MySQL, and SpamAssasin

I am relatively familiar with Debian and have been trying to setup a mail server with this tutorial. Now i have gone through all the comments provided on the website to try route out the problem but ...
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Dovecot logs showing user disconnected

So one of my users has an issue with connecting to the IMAP server. She's on OSX and has tried setting up Mac Mail and Thunderbird. In both cases the client times out when trying to connect to the ...
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IMAP TLS connection to Dovecot fails

Original title: IMAP connection to Dovecot fails only from Thunderbird I have set up Dovecot with SSL (TLS) on port 993. I can connect with Outlook, PHP SMTP and Android Mail, however Thunderbird ...
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Ubuntu Mail Server: create default mail folders [closed]

Now I have the mail server working IMAP mode. I'm interested in configure the mail server in order to set default mail folders (like Inbox, Trash and Sent folders) per mail account. Is there a way or ...
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Postfix - Dovecot - Can Send Emails But Wont Receive - NOQUEUE - Relay Access Denied

I have set up a mail server on ubuntu. Ive checked ports are open and I've double checked all config files, checking with every google search result I could find. Most of the similar posts have more ...
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Rename Junk folder in dovecot IMAP server

Being English, I find the terms "Trash" and "Junk" confusing because they mean essentially the same thing. I want to rename these folders on my Dovecot IMAP server to "Deleted" and "Spam" respectively ...
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Getting error TLS not available when connect via StartTLS

I am trying to configure TLS on my mail server (postfix+dovecot on debian). But whenever I try to send via StartTLS, I've got this error message telnet localhost 25 Trying ::1... Connected to ...
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Postfix with Dovecot: local and virtual users

I just finished setting up a Postfix SMTP and Dovecot IMAP/POP3 server. It works perfectly fine for virtual users both sending and receiving, but I need to do the following: Besides virtual users ...
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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 ...