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Can't receive mails from Gmail

A few days ago Gmail suddenly decided to stop sending mails to my mailserver. I am using Postfix and Dovecot with an paid SSL Certificate running on Debian 7 with everything updated. My mail.log ...
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postfix always_BCC mail system configuration error

I'm trying to setup always_bcc to an archive account in order to copy all inbound and outbound mail into a mailbox that can be sucked up by a third-party cloud archive solution. Outbound, works fine, ...
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Dovecot 2.0.7 postlogin script not getting plain_pass

We are currently setting up a postlogin script to pass credentials to a script for syncing mail to another server cluster in preparation for a migration. The server we are setting this up currently ...
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Can't login to dovecot using gmail as an email client

I've used this installation configure-email-server-using-postfix-dovecot When I try to use gmail as the email client (connecting to my server through port 993) I get this error Unable to establish ...
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Linux - Dovecot - not receive emails - Connection refused

I try install Mail server on Ubuntu, I've installed dovecot server. telnet localhost 110 - correct telnet mail.example.com 110 - correct When I send email: echo "Testicek" | mail -s "Dovecot ...
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Pop-before-smtp $pat regex for Dovecot in iRedmail

I've installed pop-before-smtp in my mail server(iredmail). I need help to configure the $pat to read the pattern of my Dovecot file. Dovecote log file is like this: 2011-05-14 14:01:21 pop3-login: ...
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Fail2Ban: I'm having trouble creating a regex for my Dovecot filter

I am trying to create a regex filter for my failed Dovecot entries in the maillog file. What I have created is: .*dovecot: auth: sql\(.*,<HOST>\): Password mismatch The target line in the ...
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Out-of-date IMAP back-up - restore emails from Client?

The IMAP server just died (Dovecot with Maildirs). The back-up is 1 day old. The missing day of emails is available on the Thunderbird local client. If the IMAP server is restored from backup, on ...
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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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how to list Dovecot imap prompt commands?

When I do imap pre-auth with: /usr/libexec/dovecot/imap -u username I can see imap prompt but do not know how to list available commands (like e logout or b select inbox and so on). How to list ...
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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 get Postfix to send mail from multiple domains?

I recently installed Webmin, Postfix, and Dovecot on a fresh Debian Wheezy system. Everything is working fine, except I'd like to know how I can configure Postfix to not only receive but also send ...
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Postfix MySQL Dovecot Roundcube configuration

I am in the process of setting up a mail server and I was hoping to get some help. It starts with Roundcube webmail, when I tried to login with an existing correct user name and password it gives me ...
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Why dovecot 2.2.13 is not moving emails from new/ to cur/?

I am using dovecot 2.2.13 on gentoo 64bit. When new email arrives it stays in new/ directory instead to be moved to cur/ directory. I read that maildir_empty_new = yes was added to ...
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Use Fail2ban to block proxied dovecot password attempts

I've searched around a great deal with this, but can't manage to come up with a solution. The easiest way of explaining it, is I used to have just 1 email server, now I have 2. The 1st email server ...
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Dovecot configuration

I was setting up a mail server on Amazon EC2 using postfix and dovcot and I seem to be stack on starting up dovecot service. Here is the message i got when I run Service dovecot status dovecot ...
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How to integrate spamassassin to work with squirrelmail?

I have recently configured, postfix/dovecot/squirrelmail and installed AMAVIS, CLAMAV, SPAMASSASSIN .Im trying to check spam system is working by sending a plain text email with the following string ...
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Using non-standard mailbox backend - is this even possible?

What I'm trying to do: provide an IMAP server as a facade for standardized e-mail access, without using on-disk mailboxes. What I have: multiple TB of e-mails, stored in MySQL in a completely ...
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How to get UIDNEXT in python procmail pipe script? [migrated]

I have this python script for inserting raw email to db. Do not ask me why I am inserting raw mail to database. import sys from DB import * import email full_msg = sys.stdin.readlines() j = ...
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Exim permissions when sharing a dovecot mailfolder

Using dovecot on debian wheezy, I have just set up a shared mailfolder inside another user's mail folder to be able to share the contents of this mailfolder with some other users, wthout duplicating ...
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ports 993 and 995 not open even though opened in iptables

Hi I have a problem with imaps and pops access of email clients to mail server (postfix/dovecot) telnet from the servers shell (ubuntu 12.04, postfix, dovecot, spamassassin, amavis) to ports 587, 25, ...
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Alternative to postfix with SNI certificates + Dovecot compatibility

As we're aware postfix doesn't support SNI (Server Name Indication), which means that if you'd define a certificate, it will be used for all domain names that you have on that server, which could be ...
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Dovcot SMTP “435 Unable to authenticate at present”, But Courier Mailserver Works Fine

I'm having somewhat of a weird issue on my server: My SMTP service stopped working, along with my RoundCube/Webmail services (But I believe this is a separate database issue) When I try to send mail ...
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Dovecot SSL Certificate is not accepted

I have certificates issued from StartSSL, which is a trusted authority for certificates, and my websites work with its certificates with no problems and no complaints from all browsers about any trust ...
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What options exist for changing usernames transparently in Webmail?

Currently, we have a fully working POP/IMAP/Webmail system (using Dovecot and Roundcube) that is a gleaming tower of perfection in its intended design. We have thousands of customers who belong to a ...
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Force Dovecot not to log connect/disconnect messages

My /var/log/mail.log gets constantly flooded with Dovecot connect/disconnect messages like this: Mar 29 18:15:48 summit dovecot: IMAP(foo@bar.baz): Disconnected: Logged out bytes=63/2126 ...
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Couldn't drop privileges: User is missing UID (see mail_uid setting)

I'm hoping I can use some help. I'm configuring dovecot_ldap, but I can't seem to be able to get dovecot to authenticate the ldap user. Below is my config and log info: hosts = 192.168.128.45:3268 ...
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How to correct Dovecot user login to use full domain email in this format “myuser@mydomain.com” [duplicate]

I have configured dovecot and postfix...Email server works fine.. (Webmail and outlook both works..) I have created users using unix command .. usreadd -s /sbin/nologin myuser But i have a ...
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Dovecot user lookup fails when using username@domain format

I have Dovecot v2.0.11 installed on a FreeBSD server and the user lookups for incoming email addresses are failing, but lookups for system users is successful. Dovecot is setup to use system users, ...
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Dovecot error: ssl enabled, but ssl_cert not set

I've been trying to get Postfix and Dovecot set up for days and I think I have resolved all problems except for one that just came up. When I try to restart Dovecot I get the following error message: ...
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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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Dig shows external configuration? [closed]

I'm already trying for 2 days to deal with an answer for this problem. I have a virtual server somewhere and installed postfix/dovecot/mysql. It works somehow. I can login with Outlook with the ...
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Mail server constantly tries to send email [closed]

I have a mail server with Postfix and Dovecot installed and I've noticed it endlessly tries to send out malformed emails with misspelled address. For example if I type to: anton@outlok.com (misspelled ...
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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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Postfix 5.7.1 Relay access denied

I know there's a lot of similar questions here but none has helped me. So I have a Debian 7.0 server with postfix and dovecot working on it with a self-signed certificate. I can send emails to other ...
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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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Thunderbird and Dovecot, INBOX is not synchronized on multiple pcs

i have a little problem with Thunderbird mail and Dovecot. I use the the latest stable from Thunderbird and connect my mail account about the IMAP protocol. Now i have an office PC and a Notebook, on ...
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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 server rejecting sender address

I installed a mailserver (postfix / dovecot) on my Debian Wheezy system and cannot send mails. Since I just want to administer a mail server and don't have a domain yet, I'm working with the external ...
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how to use doveadm -A correctly

I'd like to use doveadm to expunge (and more). When I run doveadm search -u 'some@email.com' mailbox Trash savedbefore 90d it works. But when I use -A, it doesn't. doveadm search -A mailbox ...
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Can send, but not receive email

I am able to send but not receive email on my server - this is similar to an issue I had before, but I've gotten further along and my emails send without issue. I believe the email receiving problem ...
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Is there a tool similar to pflogsumm (Postfix logs parser) for Dovecot?

For monitoring my Postfix install I'm using pflogsumm, which parses the Postfix's logs and generates a nice summary. I tried to find a similar tool for Dovecot, but couldn't. Is there such a thing? ...
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Dovecot/Postfix mail server replies to [SYN] with [RST, ACK] when user attempts to connect (POP3). Likely iptables?

Currently I am trying to trouble shoot an e-mail server that will allow users to send e-mail, but not log in to the server (POP3) or receive e-mail using their Outlook clients. Previously this was ...
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squirrelmail nginx configuration

I installed postfix, dovecot and squirrelmail on a centos 6.4 VPS based on instructions here. I created a sub-domain bounce.mydomain.co.uk (incase you are wondering why I choose "bounce" - This is a ...
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Debian Server with Postfix and Dovecot + Spam Management

I currently have an email account that receives TONS of spam because currently I have no filter setup. Is there any way of going through that spam that I am receiving and setup a filter off those ...
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Setup Postfix+Dovecot reading from database

I'm trying to setup Postfix and Dovecot, the latter with virtual users stored in a MySQL database, following this guide (but here I recap everything as there are some "bugs" in the guide I fixed ...
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Dovecot IMAP authentication failed

Whenever I'm trying to connect to my Dovecot IMAP server, it gives me a message that the authentication was failed. This message is from the /var/log/mail.log file: Feb 7 15:22:17 celestine dovecot: ...
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/var/mail Folder Permission (Setup Mail Server with Dovecot) [closed]

I am following a guide to setup a mail server and accounts on a Debian 7 OS and they ask to set up a folder permissions to match this: drwxrwsr-x 3 root vmail 4096 Jan 24 21:23 /var/mail But my ...
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Dovecot create mbox type mailboxes even it shouldn't

I'm almost in finished task, but devecot always create mbox type mailbox for users even I've configured to use maildir syntax. I'm using dovecot, postfix, postfixadmin and MySQL in my server. ...
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Postfix 'tlsv1 alert unknown ca'

I have VPS (server A) and hosting (server B). On the server A, I've set up mail server (debian, postfix, dovecot, postfixadmin and roundcube, self-signed cert, TLS only auth) which works fine: I can ...