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Migrating from any IMAP/POP3 server to Dovecot

I am trying to synchronize two mailboxes which reside in different servers. This is due to a migration process. The old server is a courier server and needs to be accessed via IMAP, whereas the new ...
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Sieve - Redirect incoming mail for all mailboxes within domain to one specific mailbox

Is it possible to set a global sieve filter to redirect mail to specific mailbox within receiving domain. I understand I can simply point out where I want mail to go in a filter like ...
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Add a per-domain filter in sieve

How can I set up a per-domain filter in sieve/dovecot? In documentation I can see per-user setting: sieve = ~/.dovecot.sieve, and right now I'm using global filter: sieve_before = ...
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Dovecot doesn't use my mail_location parameter

I'm using Exim 4.72 and Dovecot 1.2.15 on Debian 6.0.9. Exim delivers emails to /home/username in a mbox file. dovecot.conf mail_location = mbox:~/:INBOX=/var/mail/%n But - dovecot -n ...
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Move spam from dovecot public folders

I have set up Dovecot with public folders on a CentOS 6-server, with sendmail and spamassassin. I'm getting a lot of spam in both public folders and in the users inboxes. I want spamassassin / ...
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What is stopping postfix from delivering mail to the local transport agent?

I have the following settings ( as grabbed from my postconf -n output) alias_database = hash:/etc/aliases alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases append_dot_mydomain = no biff = no broken_sasl_auth_clients = ...
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How do I convert all accounts on a dovecot IMAP server from one Maildir layout to another?

I am currently running dovecot 2.x on a server with the following layout for mailboxes: mail_location = maildir:~/Maildir I would like to change the layout to this format: mail_location = ...
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Dovecot: no auth attempts in 0 secs (IMAP protocol)

I'm having a lot of problems configuring dovecot ony vps. I'm already able to send email using port 110 and to receive email using port 25, but I can't connect using port 993 and 995. I'm using ...
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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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dovecot rhel 5 installation fails because of newer libraries

to whom it may respond to, we are trying to install dovecot (dovecot-2.2.10-1_14.el5.x86_64) on a RHEL 5.4 server and we get the error : [root@asgfkm /]# rpm -i dovecot-2.1.17-0_136.el5.x86_64.rpm ...
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Imapsync doesn't sync unicode characters properly

I am using imapsync to migrate my e-mail account from a CPanel (courier) mailserver to a Debian/Dovecot one. The issue I am facing has to do with some folders that contain Unicode characters. For ...
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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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Set up postmaster using Postfix on Ubuntu 14.04

I am in need of serious help. I have been on Google, Stackoverflow, Postfix's website and numerous forums. I am officially stuck, I even tried to replicate another machine's config files. The ...
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Dovecot - Unexpected messages order after move

There is Dovecot service on the server. I had moved messages in user mailbox manually from one to another. Now I am experiencing some sorting problem on iOS device. For example: I have mail 2 days ...
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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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Move mail server to a new server with no downtime

We have a server that currently acts as a web, database and mail server. We would like to move mail to its own dedicated server. So: The address for the mail server is mail.example.com. It has A ...
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Dovecot removing my mails

Why is dovecot removing my mails? I have setup an SQL database according to the Dovecot information, but I get this in my logs: May 14 14:23:53 alpha postfix/smtpd[16436]: Anonymous TLS connection ...
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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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Dovecot disable zlib compression and decompress existing messages

After upgrading dovecot to 2.1.7 (wheezy) the mailbox index files seems to be broken. Normaly dovecot should repairs them automatically but due to zlib compression it is not able to determine the ...
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Incomplete parameters passed from Postfix to Dovecot during AUTH PLAIN transaction

I'm migrating from an old CentOS box to a new Ubuntu server. I have a working Postfix/Dovecot/PostfixAdmin/SpamAssassin/Clamav system working on CentOS, and am trying to simply replicate the same ...
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Saving email from cPanel and integrating it to postfix.

I have a shared hosting environment with cPanel installed managing all email creation, forwarding and all other tasks. But now I have moved to VPS using CentOs and already installed postfix, dovecot, ...
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Dovecot service doesn't start

I follow these steps to install a postfix/dovecot/mysql mail service: https://www.dropbox.com/s/c2q64gndb9dwpmm/Postfix__Dovecot.pdf When i need to restart a dovecot service and view "mail.log" file. ...
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dovecot username reformatting / translation

I have usernames in the format user@domain.com and my install of dovecot under virtualmin currently expects and works with the format username.domain . Is it possible to use the settings: ...
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Dovecot - auth error permission denied

The following log file arises off my current maillog: Apr 24 17:44:48 h2290750 dovecot: auth: Error: pgsql: Connect failed to mail: could not connect to server: Permission denied Apr 24 17:44:48 ...
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Postfix alias and “impersonating” issue

I recently started configuring addresses on my postfix server and stumbled into an issue with my colleagues. So assume i have an alias testing@bar.ru which forwards mail to screatch@gmail.com and ...
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Dovecot: autocreate public mailboxes?

Currently I have a problem with my understanding of public mailboxes with dovecot. What is currently running is postfix together with dovecot (also with dovecot's sasl). Whenever an e-mail reaches my ...
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Dovecot and reconnection to database

I've got a setup with Dovecot using a PostgreSQL backend together with vmm. I usually get messages like this into log: dovecot: dict: pgsql(10.0.0.2): Connected to database mail Based on ...
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iPhone can't authenticate at dovecot

I've set up a mail server running with postfix and dovecot. Mainly configured as described here. Also I created a signed certificate from Startssl.com. IMAP is running on port 993. From my computer ...
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Leaving postfix 'mydomain' & 'hostname' empty in this scenario [closed]

I have a VPS server that only deals with email hosting. This server does not have any designated domain name pointing to it. Its only one VPS with one IP address. I am running CentOS 6.5 Minimal, ...
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Setting myhostname and Mydomain in postfix for mutiple domains

I have 5 domain names currently pointing to my email server, which is running CentOS 6.5 with Postfix, Dovecot installed. Although I am now only able to receive emails but not send (for reasons I ...
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Do I need SMTP when using Postfix/Dovecot? [closed]

I have setup Postfix and Dovecot. Microsoft outlook tells me it cannot find the SMTP server. I thought dovecot would handle all the deliveries? Do I need to allow postfix to listen to external ...
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Postfix - E-mails missing, no message in the log

I'm setting up a postfix + dovecot mail server for myself on a VPS. I plan to host a couple of domains with it and be able to manage the users via MySQL. It currently works as I would like to but it ...
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Create IMAP mailbox in linux server

I am using Postfix 2.10.2/Dovecot 2.2.5 on RHEL 5.9. I used to create normal virtual mailboxes. How can i create IMAP mailbox and use it and how to differentiate it from POP3 mailboxes ? I hope i am ...
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Emails won't download to Outlook (dovecot, postfix, debian)

I finally managed to set up dovecot and postfix to the point where I can connect to my server with Outlook to send emails. Receiving emails works too, but I can not download them to my mail client: ...
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Maintain email timestamp when transferring between email servers using an email client

I am running two different email servers using Postfix and Dovecot. Some of my users have accounts on both servers and sometimes transfer emails from one to the other through their email client. When ...
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How to get Doveconf to reload its config or read from `/etc/dovecot/`?

Edit Ok, so if you care to read the original question, you'll see I've had a fun time with this. I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 - Dovecot v2.1.7 - And it seems my original problem was due to some ...
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How to I authenticate with Dovecot + IMAP + PAM on CentOS?

I set up Dovecot IMAP to use PAM as suggested here: http://wiki2.dovecot.org/PasswordDatabase/PAM PAM/dovecot [root@ip-172-31-15-65 pam.d]# cat dovecot #%PAM-1.0 auth required ...
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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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How to log mail client with Dovecot / Postfix

Does anyone know if it's possible to have Dovecot or Postfix output the mail client of a user? In Dovecot's variables list, I cannot find anything in that direction.
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Allow IMAP for Roundcube and as external service only for some special users. How to configure?

It's easy to set up a special passdb query in dovecot to restrict IMAP access to certain users, e.g. see this documentation on the dovecot wiki. But when I use a webmailer like Roundcube and want to ...
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Procmail or/and dovecot? [closed]

At my class project I'm asked to install and configure a mail service, to do that I have to : Install and configure postfix Install and configure Procmail Configure postfix authentification with ...
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Virtual and system mailboxes - how to set passdb propperly

I've just configured email on my server. Gentoo, Postfix, Dovecot, Amavisd, ClamAV and Spamassasin I am using LMTP for delivering virtual mails, works great. I am using standard postfix deliver ...
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Postfix/Dovecot cannot receive email from external sources

HELP! Haha. I recently was an idiot and foobared my server. I had a mail server running on it. On my new server, i am trying to set it back up and I cannot get it to work. I have almost the same exact ...
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dovecot: auth with more then one method posible

is it possible to auth with more then one method with dovecot ? Ex: password and mysql .... ? the idea is that I like to have system users and virtual users from a database, and dovecot auth and ...
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libdovecot-sieve.so.0 undefined symbol: i_debug

After upgrading dovecot from 1.2 to 2.1.7 (while upgrading squeeze to wheezy) sieve no longer does it's job. (And breaks mail delivery) apt-purging all dovecot packages and reinstalling did not ...
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Postfix Spamassassin deferred queue massive error

I have been witnessing some massive problems with my Postfix email server, equipped with Dovecot, and spamassassin. The log files show errors like below, and there are thousands of such lines in the ...
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DROPPRIVS=yes & procmail: Program failure (75) of “/usr/lib/dovecot/deliver”

When I set up DROPPRIVS=yes I get in the procmail logfile procmail: Program failure (75) of "/usr/lib/dovecot/deliver" what is procmail trying to tell me ? UPDATE tail -f ...
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Dovecot : remove unused inboxes

Using Dovecot, I ran into quite a disturbing problem when it comes to inboxes purge. Here's my setup : Dovecot stores its users/mailboxes on a MySQL backend. Postfix handles email transmissions, and ...
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Configure Postfix+Dovecot+MySQL for my usage case

I had installed Posfix, Dovecot and MySQL on Debian (for example sample.net) and configured its that external users are allowed to send mails only on this domain sample.net (using my SMTP). Also I ...