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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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Info on login failure reasons in Dovecot logs?

Is there a way to get info on the source of authentication failures (SASL, IMAP/POP3 mailbox access) and at the same time the username from Dovecot logs? I have a 2.2.4 installation (+ Postfix), with ...
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Fetching mails into postfix/dovecot via pop3/imap

I managed to set up my first Debian mail server using postfix and dovecot. I use roundcube to access my IMAP accounts which are defined by virtual users in a MySQL data base. Everything works ...
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Postfix user issue - One user receives mail, the other one not

I just installed Dovecot and Postfix on my CentOS server. Now, with that, I created 2 local users that will each have a mail account. I did the following: useradd dexter mkdir /home/dexter/Maildir ...
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Can't connect to Postfix/Dovecot with Airmail.app but I can with Mail.app (Connection refused?)

So I installed Postfix, Dovecot and MySQL as per this guide: https://library.linode.com/email/postfix/postfix2.9.6-dovecot2.0.19-mysql Uses encryption and only SSL and seems like a newbie way of ...
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How can I configure mail for Drupal 7 on an Ubuntu Raring EC2 node?

I have installed apache2, php5, mysql5, php5-mysql and other supporting packages on an EC2 server, and when I started to install drupal7, it pulled in several packages including mail support, and ...
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Postfix and outgoing mail hostname

One of my machines runs Postfix mail server. I have a situation that user successfully recieves mail on address user@mycustomdomain.com, but if he wants to send out an email, it's email address is ...
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CentOS 6.4 [postfix+dovecot] Can send external mail but CANT receive

Im trying to set up a mail server with postfix, dovecot and roundcube/thunderbird on a centos 6.4 VPS where my weberver is hosted... I have this situation: I can send and receive internal mails ok. I ...
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How to filter email based on sender address

This is my first post to serverfault, so I hope you excuse me for asking what may seem like an obvious question. I have tried running a few Google searches, but I really don't know where to begin. ...
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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, 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 ...
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How to add exception for backup MX to tumgreyspf?

I have an Ubuntu raring server running postfix/dovecot as an email server, with tumgreyspf doing greylisting and SPF checks. My problem is that I also have a backup MX server, that is supposed to ...
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Setup Postfix and Dovecot with mysql but can't receive mail for users defined in database

I setup Postfix and Dovecot with mysql but can't receive mail for users defined in database. Actually I can login to webmail and even send mail. Remote host said: 550 5.1.1 ...
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Dovecot: doveadm move command syntax

I want to transfer an email from user1@domain.com to put it in a folder of another user: user2@domain.com For that, it seems to me appropriate to use 'doveadm move' command, but I can not get the ...
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dovecot not letting me telnet localhost 110 — imap and pop3-login not starting up

I'm setting up a mailserver along the lines of http://workaround.org/ispmail/squeeze/setting-up-dovecot. I've done it successfully in the past, the only wrinkle this time is that dovecot has moved up ...
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Dovecot (with Postfix) configuration has connection refused when accessing auth-userdb

...this was a hard one to describe in a title. This description should highlight the problem. Context I was following the Workaround.org tutorial to install a postfix, dovecot (plus some additional ...
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User not recognised in Dovecot/Postfix and virtual domain (Virtualmin)

I have installed Postfix and Dovecot on my VPS running CentOS 6 x86. I am trying to make them work with the virtual domains set up using Virtualmin, but the user cannot login. When testing imap with ...
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Dovecot+NFS setup

We have an existing Sendmail server running on a Solaris 10 host (host-A). I'm trying to configure a new Dovecot IMAP-server (host-B) on another RHEL box to act as the IMAP-server for our mail server. ...
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dovecot start “Address already in use” error

I'm currently trying to use some "me@mydomain.com" adresses on my dedicated server (Centos5). To do so, I'm tring to launch dovecot with /etc/init.d/dovecot start, but I get the following error ...
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Upgrading an old Ubuntu Server 11.04 deployment

I've been tasked to upgrade an Ubuntu Server 11.04 box to one of the later versions due to support for the Natty end of life being reached last year. I've no idea how they got by for almost 12 months ...
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Why am I unable to send mail? [closed]

I installed iredmail, and used it to set up a mail server on Debian 7 based VPS. Everything went fine, I can send and receive email via webmail. However on trying to send mail via SMTP on a client ...
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Mail Authentication Randomly Failing

This started about 4 days ago on a production server. Clients started getting random incorrect password dialog boxes in their email programs, most use Outlook. This happens for email addresses on all ...
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Something keeps connecting to Dovecot and Postfix

My Dovecot mail server and Postfix MTA seems to be generating logs about attempts to login from localhost. How could I investigate this issue? Log excerpt: Jun 8 09:36:31 mailserver ...
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Upgrading Squeeze to Wheezy: Unresolved Dependencies

So I upgraded from Squeeze to Wheezy and Dovecot failed to resolve dependencies: dpkg: error processing dovecot-pop3d (--configure): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured Errors were ...
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Dovecot POP3 username - does it require the @ symbol?

I'm having some mail issues which I'm trying to resolve. When I connect to my mail server using telnet should I supply my username like this: USER name or USER name@domain.com or doesn't it ...
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Setting up email addresses for different domains in ISPConfig

After following this article I have set up a number of email addresses on my server. On another machine on my network, I have seven sites hosted (and configured correctly with Apache). I would like ...
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Centos Postfix/Dovecot - Permission problems after migration upgrade

We are migrating from an old Centos 5.5 system to a new Centos 6.4 server. The postfix version looks the same, but Dovecot has gone up from 1.x to 2.x. It uses MySQL to store the mail account details ...
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dovecot-lmtp does not exist

I followed this guide on linode to setup dovecot and postfix mail server on my Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS . The setup requires socket /var/spool/postfix/private/dovecot-lmtp to act as virtual transport. ...
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Postfix to Spamassassin on local host using public IP

I have 2 VPSes running Debian Squeeze. Both were set up pretty much identically. They are named Sam and Taz. Taz, as far as e-mail goes works almost perfectly. Sam has had issues. Originally I posted ...
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Postfix: Keeps delivering the same E-Mail queue

Recently, my ISP had some trouble with their HDD's and it happend to be that the drive in my dedicated server went up smoke. No big deal, their pushed the latest backup on a new HDD, alright. But, ...
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Not receiving some mail, possibly due to DNS misconfig? [closed]

I have an Ubuntu12.04 server running on Amazon AWS, and have a domain purchased from godaddy.com I have setup a mail server with Postfix and Dovecot. I am able to recieve most mails from senders. But ...
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Why dovecot doesn't deliver the E-Mails?

I have the problem, that dovecot doesn't deliver the E-Mails to my Inbox (roundcube). my dovecot.conf base_dir = /var/run/dovecot # Ich habe nur IMAP(S) in Verwendung, für POP3 einfach noch pop3 ...
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PostFix and Dovecot- no smtp authentication

I used this guide to set up my mail server, and everything is working flawlessly, except there does not seem to be any smtp authentication. Have no idea what is going on since there is nothing in the ...
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Postfix: 554 5.7.1 Relay Access Denied

My Problem is this: I can send E-Mails from my E-Mail (evolutio@lars-dev.de) to my other Emails like @gmail @web @gmx ... But when I try to send a E-Mail from GMail to evolutio@lars-dev.de I have the ...
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Postfix/Dovecot permissions on new files in a mailbox

According to this article: When creating new files inside a mailbox, Dovecot copies the read/write permissions from the mailbox's directory. I'm not seeing this. Here is what I'm seeing: ...
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postfix, dovecot, dovecot-sasl, ldap, and static UIDs for NFS-shared email storage

I'm trying to build a Ubuntu 12.04 mail server as such. Must: Auth against an existing Open-LDAP server. Storage in Maildirs on an existing NFS server, everything owned by 8:8 (mail:mail). Auth is ...
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Dovecot Forward Spam

I was wondering if anyone had any knowledge on how this idea can be done. It's not a requirement but more of an idea I came up with that I don't know how to word my google searches to find out if it's ...
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Moving Maildir directory out of /home

I have a computer with Ubuntu 13.04 with a local IMAP server that I use to share email over the LAN. I set this computer up to have an encrypted /home, however this therefore means that anyone logging ...
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Dovecot error: “Message ordering changed unexpectedly” after migration from courier

I have been setting up a new mail server and copied our client's old mail to it. The old server has Courier (under Plesk), we're using Dovecot on the new server. Most accounts seem to work fine ...
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Multiple users in passwd-file for the same maildir

I have a mailbox on my server (Debian Linux, dovecot 2.x and postfix) that is being used by multiple users. At the moment, I simply use a shared password. To enable every user to log in with his ...
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HA mail server configuration

I have a mail domain and two servers (machines) with Centos 6.4 and public IP addresses. Postfix mail server and Dovecot IMAP/POP3 Server are installed on both. How would I set them up redundantly so ...
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Mail server - emails are lost

I juste migrate my mail Postfix + Dovecot server from a dedicated server to another. I've also copied exactly the same configuration, and mailbox folder on the new server. The SMTP is working fine, ...
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Dovecot - Remove read email

Is there a way to automatically remove mail after it is read within dovecot either through a configuration or plugin? I'm running the following two packages: dovecot-core ...
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Is it safe to move IMAP message files around when using dovecot?

I'm running postfix + dovecot, and all IMAP messages are in /var/vmail/DOMAIN/USER. I'd like to make a cron script that will look for messages for all users in a folder called 'False Positives,' ...
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Postfix + Dovecot wont send outgoing mails (only sending to local mails works)

As the title says do i face problems with my postfix configuration since i cant get it to send mails out from the server. Im running Ubuntu LTS 12.04 on a cloud server. all the mails i try to send ...
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Dovecot hangs on all logins including local telnet [closed]

After a routine system upgrade (Debian testing) yesterday, clients stopped being able to connect to our mailserver's imapd. Following the troubleshooting/test guide ...
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Fetch all Mail from an IMAP server with Postfix to distribute on local IMAP server

The situation: The constellation: We have a managed, dedicated server from a professional provider. We currently have Tobit David.fx server in use within our local network which fetches all E-Mails ...
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Dovecot: Limit time between connects?

some of my Postbox users are checking mail every 10 or 20 Seconds. It is somehow possible configure Dovecot to limit the time between every login to 1 minute?
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Postfix no longer accepts emails to a single domain

I have had a postfix mail server up for quite a long time, running on Ubuntu Server x86_64. It is managing emails for multiple domain names. However, it has decided, seemingly arbitrarily, to stop ...
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How do I use “catchall” in my postfix alias?

I have this in my main.cnf: alias_maps= regexp:/etc/aliases Inside that file, I have: /^reply*$/: jjj Now, when I send it to reply-124233@mydomain.com, postfix bounces it because Recipient ...