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Transfer existing email to new postfix/dovecot server via POP3

I have to build a new email server with dovecot/postfix on CentOS because an existing supplier is becoming too erratic with their billing. I can do that but I am worried for a small problem. If I ...
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Configuring dovecot and postfix ssl setting by jks file

I have CA JKS (Java Keystore) file which the CA bundle was added to it completely and we don't have any problem with java stuffs. Now how may I export/manipulate, keys and required stuffs for setting ...
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dovecot/ postfix make me two different folder same user (user; user@domain)

I had some problem with the Dovecot/Postfix/LDAP/SASL config files: The LDAP query, SASL config its work but my problem is postfix and the dovecot: When i first login the outlook/thunderbird/etc.. it ...
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Problems when launching doveadm

I setup this weekend an new mail server to overtake the currently by ispconfig and dovecot managed accounts. I have an issue when I run doveadm. But first of all here's the config: # 2.2.13: ...
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SpamAssassin with dovecot-antispam training

I'm trying to get dovecot-antispam working with SpamAssassin' sa-learn. This is my Dovecot configuration: antispam_backend = pipe antispam_trash = trash;Trash;Deleted Items; Deleted Messages ...
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Covert Old Dovecot Configuration to New Format

I am trying to setup a very simple mail server with virtual domains with Postfix and Dovecot. I was following this steps to setup the postfix and first part it worked fine. ...
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Just-installed Postfix + Dovecot on Debian 7 Sends but not Receives

After changing the Postfix default port from 25 to 26 (MySQL uses port 25), I can now send out mail from my box. But I can't get mail in. My mail.log shows the sent mail making it out just fine, but ...
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How to stop a loop I have introduced in a transitional postfix-spamassassin-dovecot setup

I am at the early stages of the steep email handling learning curve, gentleness appreciated :-). I have a setup with postfix and dovecot. I am trying to migrate my email server (domain example.com) ...
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Backup maildir to windows cifs share

How can I incrementally backup a maildir to a cifs share without creating a full image each time? I have dovecot running with some large mail accounts. The only backup available is on a Windows ...
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Exim on VPS receives emails meant for MX

Last weekend I transitioned a company website and corporate tools from an old server to a VPS which was set up beforehand on test.example.com and then moved to example.net. While the box does send ...
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Explain user@domain format of postfix $virtual_mailbox_maps parameter value

I am trying to setup a mail server using this article. Basically using postfix & dovecot. I have a test setup which works, but I don't understand some (a lot) of stuff and am trying to rectify ...
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dovecot: pigeonhole sieve daemon not starting

I'm trying to get dovecot + pigeonhole sieve working on ubuntu 14.04. From everything I've read it seems like this should be pretty straightforward, but I can't seem to get it working. I've ...
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Another private/auth not found thread in postfix-dovecot combo

If I try to send mails through my relay I get: warning: SASL: Connect to private/auth_dovecot failed: No such file or directory fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms The auth part in main.cf: ...
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Emails corrupt and a winmail.dat file attachment added for only one mail box

I have one mailbox that's receiving emails from a particular company who use Outlook and all emails sent to that one address are stripped of their proper structure and a winmail.dat file is attached. ...
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creating sub-folders under INBOX with dovecot IMAP

My current dovecot config: mail_location = mbox:~/mail:INBOX=/var/mail/%u Proposed doevecot config mail_location = mbox:~/mail:INBOX=/var/mail/%u:LAYOUT=fs Assuming syntax is correct for ...
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Why are many mail servers using subdomains like mail.example.com?

I'm just setting up dovecat and postfix for the first time and wondering why so many companies are using subdomains for IMAP and SMTP like smtp.mail.example.com and imap.mail.example.com? What are ...
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Mails not being received. status=deferred (lost connection with 127.0.0.1

I have a MiaB box with about 30 email boxes. This errror pops up in /var/log/mail.err but with no other information. WARNING! Error in process_request eval block: /usr/sbin/spampd: write error ...
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Dovecot reports no SASL authentication mechanisms

On my way to setup a mail server with Postfix and Dovecot on Ubuntu, I can now send mails to other domains. However, I cannot receive from others. In the logs it reads Jun 14 09:34:35 ...
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doveadm pw may generate invalid password if a special charactare is used

I have a dovecot server running on an Ubuntu 14.04 server, which reads the login-data (user/domain/password) from a mysql-database. The passwords are saved as salted SHA256 hashes. To generate these, ...
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Dovecot not used as LDA by Postfix

I try to set up a mail server on Ubuntu using Postfix, Dovecot and LDAP. So far I can send and receive mails with Postfix and can connect to Dovecot via telnet (port 143) with an LDAP user. As a next ...
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Gmail bouncing postfix mail [duplicate]

I followed this tutorial to get email working on my VPS. I've been having problems sending email to Gmail. I can receive emails fine, but any mail that is sent to Gmail is bounced with the following ...
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Telnet Port 25 responds via localhost but not remotely

I just set up Postfix + Dovecot on Ubuntu and it doesn't seem to behave 100% as expected. If I run telnet localhost 25, I get: Trying ::1... Connected to localhost. Escape character is '^]'. 220 ...
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Mailserver force password change

Mailserver has been setup using postfix,dovecot,mysql,postfixadmin and squirrel mail. Is it possible to forcefully make an user change his password after certain days and also send an alert email ...
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Password mismatch in dovecot with postafixadmin

After many hours trying to set up a new mail server, I just can't figure out why the passwords which postfixadmin store are a mismatch with what dovecot passes for authentication. In postfixadmin, ...
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Dovecot install error: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code

I am trying to install a mail server on my Raspberry Pi. I have setup the FQDN and run apt-get update, and am trying to install postfix, mysql and dovecot with the command apt-get install postfix ...
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Intercept incoming emails via Dovecot

I'm looking for a way to intercept emails received via a dovecot server. Our intent is to somehow capture the header and body of the email, store it in the database (as useable data) which we can ...
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postfix & dspam “Daemon mode failed to start ”

I'm experiencing this issue on my postfix/dspam/dovecot configuration: May 28 12:35:59 mx01 dspam[1514]: Creating local domain socket /var/spool/postf ix/dspam/dspam.sock May 28 12:35:59 mx01 ...
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CentOS Postfix/Dovecot status deferred conversation with 127.0.0.1[127.0.0.1] timed out while receiving the initial server greeting

Linux Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-504.16.2.el6.i686 on i686 RAM: 6GB OS: CentOS 6.6 Postfix 2.6.6 Dovecot 2.0.9 Relay Host Verizon Stunnel through 127.0.0.1:2525 Webmin 1.750 Virtualmin 4.17.gpl Multiple ...
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DNS records for mail server [duplicate]

I've been toying with an old box I've got at home and decided it might be fun to set up a mail server. It's running a lightweight debian distro, postfix, and dovecot, along side a web server, PHP, ...
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Postfix/Dovecot multiple authentication backends

I trying to configure multiple sources on a postfix/dove server of all these: virtual_alias_maps = ldap:/etc/postfix/valiases.cf,ldap:/etc/postfix/useraliases.cf,ldap:/etc/postfix/groupaliases.cf ...
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After server move postfix/dovecot problems

I have moved from one server provider to another porting all my domains and services. Everything went smoothly at first sight, but I realised now that i am having some problems with dovecot/postfix. ...
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Self signed certificate in certificate chain

I'm having building the correct certificate chain. My certificate issue a class 2 issued by StartSSL. Here's in order what I have put in my ssl.crt: my cert https://www.startssl.com/certs/ca.pem ...
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Change Mail Password, leave user system password

I have a Debian Jessie server that provides (web-)mail using postfix, dovecot and roundcube. To log-in to roundcube webmail, I have to use my system user name and password. This seems like a major ...
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Serve emails from a folder structure using dovecot

I have a lot of eml files, archived from an account, and stored in a bunch of folders, one per month. It's not a standard maildir structure, and the files don't have special names, they're just like: ...
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Dovecot not running quota sql query

I'm trying to configure dovecot to handle quota limits. I have followed a guide and configure the right steps. I even compared them with our current mailserver. The problem is, Dovecot doesn't ...
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How do I move a Maildir to a subdirectory of another user?

When an employee has left the company I want to move their entire Maildir to be a folder in an "old employees" account. Given that Maildir uses the filesystem exclusively, I feel it should be ...
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Dovecot not working with added public namespace

we're running Dovecot 2.2.5 under OS X Server 4.1 (under 10.10.3). I'm trying to add a public namespace with some public folders without success. doveconf -n: # 2.2.5: ...
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postfix bounce email to seperate dovecot server [duplicate]

I have searched for information about installing dovecot on a different server than the one that postfix is running. My setup is multiple postfix servers running in docker containers. I like to ...
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How to check if clients connect to IMAP/POP via TLS or SSL?

I am willing to disable SSL on my dovecot servers (Debian GNU/Linux), leaving TLS as the only option. Before doing so, I would like to know who is still connecting via SSL with older or misconfigured ...
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mail client Thunderbird does not read new mails from dovecot/postfix mail server

I run a server: Debian GNU/Linux 7.8 (wheezy) and used the default mail system (exim) for mails with regular users (no vmail). Mail system did not work properly for some users, so I removed exim and ...
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How to config Postfix/Dovecot to deliver all address+anything@example.com to address@example.com

Like Gmail how to configure Postfix/Dovecot on Ubuntu to deliver all address+anything@example.com to address@example.com?
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postfix/dovecot says “postmaster_address setting not given” but it is

I'm trying to configure postfix and dovecot to work together with virtual domains stored in MySQL, but I keep running into this whenever mail is passed from postfix to dovecot. Apr 26 11:54:40 smtp ...
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dovecot won't reload config?

I want to run imaps on a port other than 993. I changed this in /etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-master.conf and beforehand, backed up the original copy as /etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-master.conf.bak. I did ...
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IDN domain names on IMAP / POP3

I'm setting up a mailserver solution (Postfix, Dovecot) and I'm wondering about IDN (Internationalized domain name) on the IMAP / POP3 side. Should I use the ASCII-encoded (PUNY / ACE) format for ...
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How to build a chained cert for Dovecot?

I have a Dovecot default certificate "dovecot.pem" which is for localhost. My email client uses "domain1" and "domain2" as email hosts. Herefore I have two more self-signed certificates "domain1.crt" ...
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Postfix and dovecot can not receive mail

I setup a mail server (with multiple virtual hosts) on a VPS. I used postfix, dovecot, postfixadmin, squirrel and mysql. I can send mail by squirrel, but can not receive any mail. This is my ...
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Dovecot/Postfix can't receive emails

All configurations suggest that everything works ok but i can't receive emails... no errors just status=sent (delivered to mailbox) My main.cf is # See /usr/share/postfix/main.cf.dist for a ...
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postfix dovecot disable lmtp

I have 3 servers. 1 MX server with postfix and 2 dovecot servers. MX server receive emails and then serve them through LMTP to specific dovecot server. All mailboxes from same domain are on same ...
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Dovecot says: “Requested CRAM-MD5 scheme, but we have only CRYPT” yet CRAM-MD5 is available

Following upgrade of Fedora Core 16 to Fedora Core 21, the new Dovecot installation isn't authenticating correctly and it's not at all clear why. We have 50+ email accounts served by this server, so ...
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Maildir on Debian Squeeze - Finding email boxes on /lost+found

A server that I'm helping to administrate had a severe file system problem and now there's a lot of files inside the /lost+found directory. I'd like to find the user@example.com's received and sent ...