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How to find old email accounts in imap? [closed]

I have a webmail with 90.000 imap accounts I'm trying to delete old email accounts (for example : accounts that has not been used for 1 year) this link may help to best answer: ...
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Postfix SMTP authentication [duplicate]

I used this guide to create a mailserver for a small business: https://workaround.org/ispmail/wheezy. IMAP is working perfectly but i ran into an issue with SMTP and Authenticated SMTP. When i use an ...
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How to set the last directory in “mail_location” setting of dovecot?

I have: mail_location = maildir:/srv/vmail/%d/%n However in reality, Dovecot stores mails in: /srv/vmail/%d/%n/mail I need to migrate a mailboxes that ends with "Maildir" instead of "mail". How ...
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sieve-test working but actual filter is just working sometimes with dovecot

i just migrated from an old Ubuntu 10.4 VPS to a shiny new Ubuntu 14.04. After a little work i got everything running besides dovecot with sieve. This question is about sieve filtering messages ...
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sieve redirect to foreign email gets “Relay access denied”

I have a postfix mail server with sql authentication and I want to implement sieve on it. Sieve is working relative good, rules who contain 'fileinto' are executed perfectly. I configured a rule in ...
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postfix cannot access dovecot config file

I do not receive email because of the below, as mentioned in my mail.log: Sep 21 07:58:32 WWW postfix/pipe[5118]: 8F5FD605C8: to=<myname@mydomain.com>, relay=dovecot, delay=50089, ...
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Dovecot: “Warning: service(imap-login): process_limit reached, client connections are being dropped”

I've been seeing this warning in the last few months, when my email client is unable to connect to our dovecot IMAP server. Warning: service(imap-login): process_limit reached, client connections ...
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Postfix SASL with Dovecot and Authenticated Smarthost

I have a bit of a problem; I have configured postfix to use dovecot for SMTP AUTH, therefore I had to specify dovecot authentication in the main.cf file. The problem is, I need to also authenticate to ...
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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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Client host rejected: cannot find your hostname + SMTP

I have a VPS configured with dovecot. Now for some of the mails that I send are rejected with the following error: Any Clues?
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Dovecot not downloading mail from mbox [closed]

I'm setting up Dovecot for the first time and cannot get the mail to download from the mbox file. I've turned on debugging and can see that Dovecot is pointed at the right place but still no mail will ...
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Spamassassin filter systematically produces negative (ham) scores for spam messages

I have problem with lots of spam. My server setup is VPS with CentOS 6.5 and Dovecot+Postfix+Spamassassin. Here is source of one of the messages: Return-Path: <nancy_mitchell@tagbook.co.nz> ...
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Dovecot Authentication failed if trying login with @domain

When I try to test my IMAP server functionality using telnet I encounter the following error. If during the test i omit the @domain.ex everything works fine(as you can see below); a login user ...
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Dovecot not attempting authentication

I am in the early stages of migrating an OS X mail installation (UW imapd/Exim/mbox) to a Ubuntu cloud VM using Dovecot/Exim/Maildir. I am starting simply: Exim is running fine, receiving mail and ...
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Why use Dovecot AND Postfix/Sendmail? [closed]

Forgive me if I'm missing something obvious here..... but why do most linux server distros come with both Dovecot AND Postfix (or sendmail)? As far as I'm aware all three of them are Mail Transfer ...
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Postfix - No greeting on telnet command

I'm trying to install Postfix with Dovecot and MySQL on CentOS 5. I'm new to this and I'm struggling on this more than 2 weeks. I followed this instruction ...
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Postfix configuration;

I cofigure a postfix/dovecot. I'm using default dovecot certificate for testing. but when i try to restart service integrity fail. But I'm not sure where is the problem. I followed DigitalOcean guide. ...
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Dovecot: deliver reply into same folder as replied-to message

UPDATE (2 sept 2014 13:01): Just to clarify, I'm interested in handling an incoming reply from someone else, so coming in via SMTP. If it is a reply to an email that is already in some mail folder, it ...
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Postfix (virtual users) + dovecot + sieve: envelop does not contain original recipient

I have set up my email server following the ISPMail tutorial with virtual users in postfix + dovecot + sieve. My problem is: the envelop "variable" in sieve does not contain the original recipient. ...
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Connecting Dovecot2 to ldap

I'm currently trying to connect dovecot 2 with postfix to an ldap directory. Currently I'm having an issue in the communication itself. Dovecot starts, but does not authorize the users. I'm using the ...
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Dovecot Certificate Authentication

After implementing certificate authentication on Nginx web server, I would like to do the same on Dovecot mail server. The idea is to create your own CA and manage certificates (both issuing and ...
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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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dovecot-lmtp: No such file or directory)

I have a problem w/ dovecot [private/dovecot-lmtp]: No such file or directory) Idea?
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Dovecot pop3: Disconnected for inactivity

We've application fetching messages from mailbox inbox. Once, application stoppped fetching, then we'd the following in maillog: Aug 15 11:03:47 server_name postfix/virtual[16743]: 731E258003: ...
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Unable to lock error message in SMTP Server

I've the following error message appeared 3 continuous for the same mailbox > (delivery failed to mailbox > /var/spool/postfix/vhosts/<user>/mail/inbox: > > unable to lock for ...
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Issue with receiving emails via Dovecot/Postfix

I'm trying to set up roundcube on my server which seems to be working fine. I have gone through all of the steps and it allows me to send outgoing emails perfectly fine (tested that with yahoo), ...
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debian, exim4, dovecot can't authenticate users on server

I've been configuring my new server for mail. Everything seems to be going smoothly, but I can't get any users to log in (with or without using SSL) So I can telnet to the server from the local host ...
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postfix how to setup local domain users as virtual users

How can I set up local domain users as virtual users? I have setup virtual domain and the users but when I sent an email it keeps telling me "User not found". To test to see what the problem is, I ...
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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/Postfix cheat on an email that I wrongly received

I played with /etc/aliases and received the email of a coworker. I would like to put it back on his mailbox. Is there a way to do that cleanly ? I don't want to transfer the email, and if possible if ...
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How to configure dovecot to login through ssl connections only

I'm configuring dovecot not to connect via non-ssl ports. To achieve that I have made the following changes in dovecot.conf. protocols = imap pop3 service auth { user = root } service imap-login ...
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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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configure dovecot 10-auth.conf

i'm going to setup mail server according this guide : https://workaround.org/ispmail/wheezy on setting up dovecot part 10-auth.conf it's says change auth_mechanisms = plain to auth_mechanisms = ...
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rsync IMAP SENT folders between 2 users

How can I handle this: We have a Email system based on DOVECOT IMAP, different users, different logins. I want to somehow rsync all sent folders of some users, so one user can check what another ...
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New Dovecot install not allowing login, giving permissions error despite saying that permissions “appear ok”

I'm installing dovecot onto a Virtualbox VM running Ubuntu Server 64-bit 14.04 guest. Dovecot itself is being installed into a Docker container (I'm not sure that that's relevant here, but am noting ...
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How to automatically create .dovecot.sieve file in new maildirs for dspam filtering?

I've followed this http://sealedabstract.com/code/nsa-proof-your-e-mail-in-2-hours/ tutorial, adjusted to allow for vimbadmin3 users, to set up my mail server. Most of my adjustments come from ...
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Postfix sends as hostname.domain.com instead of domain.com

I've been trying to set up a debian mail server running postfix, but when I try to send mail via mail example@outlook.com the recipient sees the sender as hostname.domain.com. The hostname it sends ...
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Postfix cannot send to external domains

I set up my Postfix with a sasl link to a Dovecot user / domain database. Postfix is giving the following error message when trying to send mail to external recipients (internal are fine): Server ...
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Emails can't download to Outlook (dovecot, sendmail, CentOS)

I installed dovecot with yum install dovecot Added the following configuration options to /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf: protocols = imap pop3 lmtp disable_plaintext_auth = NO listen =* To ...
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Postfix message ID originating process?

Last night my postfix mail server(Debian Squeeze with dovecot, roundcube, opendkim and spamassassin enabled) started sending out spam from a single domain of mine like these: $cat mail.log|grep ...
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postfix+dovecot store maildir format mail in /var/mail

I want to set up a mail server using postfix and dovecot, that stores mail using the maildir format, and I don't want any of these files to go in user's home directories. Wherever I search for how to ...
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Authenticate Dovecot against Active Directory

I'm trying to authenticate Dovecot against a Microsoft Active Directory on a Windows 2008 R2 Domain Controller. Dovecot (Version 2.2.9) is running on Ubuntu 14.04 (3.13.0-30-generic). My Configs: ...
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Postfix/dovecot remove LDAP user

I have to remove or blacklist an LDAP/dovecot user. The authentication is setup from active directory what I cannot manage so I thought there should be a way at least to disable this specific user on ...
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How to trigger custom actions in dovecot, when email is moved or deleted?

In my dovecot setup I use virtual folders (not to be confused with virtual users). My goal is to get something like seen in googlemail. I want a folder containing all my messages and also I want to ...
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Dovecot login with username and no @domain.com extension

I have dovecot setup and working, but i can only login as a linux user without the @domain.com extension. e.g joe.bloggs is a user on the linux system. i can login using this as the imap username and ...
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Server sending spam - how to find out why?

I have a CentOS 6 on a dedicated server. I'm the only one with shell access to it. I host 2 Wordpress and few simple PHP sites there. My hosting company just emailed me that they blocked my port 25 as ...
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Dovecot not serving old migrated emails for some clients

I have just migrated my emails to a new mail server. The old and the new server had the exact same setup using MailDir with fetchmail, procmail and dovecot. The configurations of those three ...
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email sent from my server shows up as spam [duplicate]

I know this question has been asked and answered a couple of times, but I can't find any reference to my particular problem. I've set up Postfix and Dovecot on my Debian 7 VPS and I can send mail, but ...
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How to migrate a small handful of users from one mail server to another

Here's my situation: I've got a mail server, we'll call it mail1.site.com. And what I want to do is, build a new mail server, mail2.site.com, and migrate all the users over. The setup is ...
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Monit failing to connect to Dovecot over SSL IMAP

I run Monit to keep check on processes on a Debian server. It's working as normal for all other services (Apache SSL, Postfix, SSH etc.) but Monit's checks on Dovecot are failing repeatedly. I think ...