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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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Dovecot cannot authenticate through IMAP

I want to setup a mail server with postfix + postgresql and dovecot. At the moment i can send emails to the mail server but i cannot connect to it with my mail client because it says that the password ...
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Postfix (delivery temporarily suspended: conversation with mydomain.net [private/lmtp] timed out while receiving the initial server greeting)

I'm running Debian 7.1, Postfix version 2.9.6, Dovecot Version 2.1.7 To set it up I followed mostly this (without the spamass-clamav-greylist bit) I have also got setup smart host relaying via gmail ...
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NFS on Btrfs on multi-devices .vs. Glusterfs on distributed-volume?

I considering a storage for Email. This storage system run on my own private cloud (already replicated), then i does not care about replication. I'm thinking about 2 options: 1- I will create few ...
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Dovecot without MYSQL

I've been using Dovecot with passdb and userdb with MYSQL, but it's now putting an extra stress on the database, since I use IMAP and along with the daily hacking attemps, scanners and everything that ...
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using sendmail with only non system users

I need to use sendmail without any system users. The only problem that still exists in my configuration is that FEATURE(virtusertable) wants a final systemuser on RHS in my virtusertable like this: ...
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How to use usernames instead of e-mail addresses for Dovecot login?

I have a mail server set up on a Debian 7.2 machine running Dovecot 2.1.7 and Postfix 2.9.6. I have both Dovecot and Postfix set up to load virtual users from a database populated by Postfixadmin. ...
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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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How do you configure Dovecot and Roundcube to be webmail only? No external client connections for IMAP/SMTP/POP3

In a fully-working email server (setup with iRedmail in this case) with RoundCube for webmail, and Dovecot/Postfix/etc, how can you disable external client connections to IMAP/SMTP/POP3 and make the ...
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Postfix with SASL

I'm getting crazy configuring POSTFIX + DOVECOT + Authenticated SMTP (SASL for now). Pop/imap accounts works well to get the mailbox, but I cannot login to smtp using sasl: Here: [root@mail ...
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Debian - Postfix + Dovecot, send but not receive mail

I have followed the instructions in this tutorial. I can successfully sent emails but i cannot receive. Here is exactly what happens: When i sent an email from my hotmail account if i do # ls ...
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Debian - Setup email accounts - Postfix, Dovecot

I have a vps with Debian 7.2. I will host 3 websites in the server. I feel lost and i want some help creating the email accounts for each domain. Here is my setup so far concerning the email: # ...
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Postfix noqueue reject

I have own a vServer and multiple domains. The server is mainly used for Websites but I've also set up postfix and dovecot to deliver mail. Everything is working as expected. Even for different ...
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Dovecot with S3QL

Due to periodically running out of space on EBS volumes on AWS EC2, and looking to make the setup more fault resistant in case of server/volume failure, I'm considering moving a Dovecot maildir ...
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How to disable search body in dovecot?

We run mail server of 30k e-mail accounts (Maildir) with dovecot imap server. We suffer from high IO load, especially when a user starts to search large imap folders. Is any way of preventing search ...
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warning: hostname localhost does not resolve to address

i'm using iRedmail on my Debian box. I tried to use outlook for for email client, but i got this error and couldn't resolve it. Nov 19 17:25:10 mail postfix/smtpd[7011]: warning: hostname localhost ...
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Dovecot Not Attempting to Authenticate Clients

We have just migrated our email to a new server but the new system is not recognising client log in attempts, in the mail log the message 'Disconnected (no auth attempts in 0 secs): user=<>' is ...
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Dovecot number of connections?

I am working on a Dovecot server. My main purpose is to count number of users who checks their e-mail daily. How can i count number of Imap connections? I am new to these things by the way.
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ISPConfig dovecot status=bounced (user unknown)

Before you point me to Google or serverfault search I want to tell you that I've searched a lot, did some "fixes". They didn't help. I have ISPConfig 3 installed on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server The server ...
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Dovecot (on Mac OS X Server 3 - Mavericks) giving “Error: Failed to autocreate mailbox INBOX: Permission denied”

I recently upgraded my server to Mavericks and I thought everything had gone perfectly. As it turns out, that was not exactly the case. After everything working fine for a week or so, I created a new ...
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Ubuntu VPS - email and webserver

I have a VPS based on Ubuntu, it has installed whole LAMP, everything needed for a web server and it works perfectly, but I'm still not able to configure it as a mail server.... I have configured MX ...
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Migrating to new dovecot server; Dovecot fails to authenticate using old password database

I am migrating my companies intranet from a OS X server to an Ubuntu 12.04 server. We use a flat file to store user names and passwords hashs. This file is used by Apache and Dovecot to authenticate ...
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email server redelivers emails on NFS remount

I am running a postfix/dovecot on debian server with virtual clients on a NFS based maildir backend. My problem is that every once in a while the NFS connection is reset and my clients are receiving ...
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Postfix/Dovecot: Relay access denied

I've installed postfix and dovecot-imadp. Connecting using thunderbird works fine, but when I try to send an email I get the following error: 5.7.1 <receiver@example.com>: Relay access denied. ...
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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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Mountain Lion Server reject spam

On Snow Leopard and Lion server there was a filter option to reject (bounce) unwanted spam. With Mountain Lion Server the filtering still works, but it only gets flagged as spam with *** JUNK MAIL ...
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No sasl auth mechanism available

I'm trying to use Dovecot+Postfix+Mysql so far everything worked fine. Since upgrading from Debian 6 to 7 I'm unable to send mails. Receiving is still possible. /var/log/mail.log Oct 22 15:21:24 ...
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Postfix virtual_alias stealing emails from virutal_mailbox

I am trying to setup a "catchall" address. In my virtual_mailbox table I have emails setup like so: select * from virtual_users; id | domain_id | password | email ...
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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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Installing and maintaining an email server [closed]

I need to move hosting providers for four or five domains and for several reasons I'm considering a Linux VPS rather than staying with my current shared, managed hosting provider. The only thing ...
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Postfix and dovecot auth

So I am trying to get my head around how this works in relation to how people can send credentials to authenticate via smtp and send mail. With a typical default set up of postfix and dovecot (with ...
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Forcing dovecot to use TLS doesn't work

I look for a way to enforce a lamba user to connect to dovecot server with TLS. I followed the documentation http://wiki2.dovecot.org/SSL/DovecotConfiguration , and I edit the dovecot configuration ...
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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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Relay access denied when not send from server itself

I'm setting up Postfix & Dovecot on CentOS 6. Everything works except sending mail from withing Outlook to someone else. Receiving works & sending from ssh console as well .. I've been ...
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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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How to intercept incoming mail data between mail server and web server

I've been asked to provide a way of loading incoming e-mails, manipulate some part of the text and then forward it to the web server for the client to read. Basically, intercept the mail, put it ...
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Tracking down dovecot IMAP user bandwidth usage

One of my customers is using massive amounts of bandwidth, it appears to be related to IMAP and not their actual website. There is a logfile /var/log/maillog which logs each IMAP connection and the ...
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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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Dovecot emails not deletable

I have a Dovecot mail server running an everything is working fine - all emails arrive and new messages can go out. To give the users the possibility to read their emails and to write them, i have ...
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postfix config: where to put new email for old machines?

Im building a new email server using CentOS 6.4/postfix/dovecot. It needs to support clients that are mainly XP (Outlook Express, Thunderbird, etc). How do I set the home_mailbox(postfix) and ...
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When running postfix & dovecot, who should own /var/mail and what permissions should it have?

I had an issue where either postfix or dovecot did not have permission to create user directories in /var/mail. Doing ls -l '/var/mail' showed me that the owner and group was root root. 1 root root ...
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Issue with Dovecot connection staying alive : memory or configuration issue?

I had a similar question posted a while ago, and I Thought it fixed my issue, but that was unfortunately not the case. I have a benchmark application which connects about 500 users to a Dovecot 2.2.5 ...
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Making Dovecot keep its TCP connections alive?

I'm trying to run a benchmarking application which connects to my IMAP server and has a "warm up" phase during which IMAP connections are being established. I've set my limits properly and the mail ...
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Postfix with dovecot unknown client

I have setup postfix with dovecot, dkim, spf, rDNS etc. on centOS 5 Everything works sending/receiving emails from outlook android device etc. The only problem i have is that gmail and maybe other ...
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Flush all messages in mailbox from Zimbra to another server

I have a primary Dovecot + Postfix mail server and a secondary Zimbra 8.0.1 server. The primary server went down for a week and all the incoming messages were delivered to the secondary server which ...
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How can I tell my server to allow logins via a mail client?

I am setting up my first sendmail daemon on centos, using virtual domains and emails. So far, I have got it working and emails sent from remote servers will make it to the inbox. The problem I have ...
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Dovecot-imapd won't install properly after purging

I have been trying to get a dovecot/postfix server up an running to serve e-mail for my start up business, and I too have fallen victim to poorly written, outdated guides. At first I installed ...
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dovecot and postfix from debian repository

I installed dovecot dovecoot-mysql postfix and postfix-mysql from debian repository 7. I start them with /etc/init.d/postfix start and /etc/init.d/dovecot start but When i use nmap localhost I see ...
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Migrating from Postfix/Dovecot to Exchange

The place I work at is currently using Postfix/Dovecot on CentOS 6 for our mail. We will be migrating to Exchange 2013 on Windows Server 2012 in the future. I have been put in charge of this task and ...
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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 ...