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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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Mail Server installed and configured but not working

currently I have a vps with Ubuntu 12.10 and I have installed postfix and dovecot and configured them in similar way as given in this tutorial.But when I wanted to test, I was unable to send mail from ...
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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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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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Can't make Dovecot communicate with Postfix using SASL (warning: SASL: Connect to private/auth failed: No such file or directory)

Solved. I will leave this as a reference to other people, as I have seen this error reported often enough on line. I had to change the path smtpd_sasl_path = private/auth in my ...
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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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postfixadmin Could not log into IMAP/POP server

I had installed and configured dovecot, postfix, and postfixadmin step by step from this tutorial on my server (CentOS6). But I don't know why, when I want to create Mailbox from postfixadmin then I ...
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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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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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permissions error: dovecot log

I'm trying to install exim + dovecot on my centOS server. And when i tried to run( as root ) it, I am getting the below message: Starting Dovecot Imap: Error: Can't write to log directory ...
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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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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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Unified email strategy, migration from remote IMAP and Thunderbird [closed]

We are a small team of five people managing roughly 100 websites on a dozen servers. The current email strategy implemented by me some years ago seems not to be optimal any more. Let's describe the ...
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Postfix and Dovecot Sieve spam filter does not work

CentOS 6.5 x64 I'm trying to apply a Sieve filter to my mailserver (Postfix + Dovecot + Spamassassin) to automatically move spam mails to my Junk folder. I've added sieve to my ...
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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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Dovecot user lookup fails for email addresses

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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Fetching mails into postfix/dovecot via pop3/imap

I managed to set up my first Debian mail server using postfix and dovecot. I use roundcube to access my IMAP accounts which are defined by virtual users in a MySQL data base. Everything works ...
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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 ...
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Relay Access Denied (State 13) Postfix + Dovecot + Mysql

So we have been scratching our heads for quite some time over this relay issue that has presented itself since we re-built our mail-server after a failed Webmin update. We are running Debian Karmic ...
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How to set up postfix / dovecot with SSL to send receive emails from iPhone

I just installed a fresh copy of dovecot on my VPS. I am also running postfix, and I first went through this guide I followed everything as explained. However when I try to send an email from my ...
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How do I fix this dovecot SELinux error in audit.log on CentOS?

I'm getting these SELinux errors in /var/log/audit/audit.log for dovecot. type=USER_AUTH msg=audit(1404794536.249:100679): user pid=28375 uid=0 auid=0 ses=2700 ...
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CentOS 6.5 Webmail Server: warning: SASL: Connect to private/auth failed: No such file or directory

I'm trying to run a webmail server on CentOS with Postfix, Docecot and Roundcube. Whenever I try to send mail or send a test email to my server it fails. I can login so looks like Dovecot is okay. ...
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Centos Postfix/Dovecot - Permission problems after migration upgrade

We are migrating from an old Centos 5.5 system to a new Centos 6.4 server. The postfix version looks the same, but Dovecot has gone up from 1.x to 2.x. It uses MySQL to store the mail account details ...
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Dovecot MySQL Authentication SlowDown

I have an IMAP/POP3/Webmail server with Dovecot1 2.2.10 with a MySQL backend located on another server. The server runs with default configuration. ... driver = mysql default_pass_scheme = plain ... ...
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Is it safe to move IMAP message files around when using dovecot?

I'm running postfix + dovecot, and all IMAP messages are in /var/vmail/DOMAIN/USER. I'd like to make a cron script that will look for messages for all users in a folder called 'False Positives,' ...
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is there something similar like sa-learn-cyrus for dovecot?

I was looking whole morning and found nothing. I have a debian box running dovecot IMAP. I want to train the spamassassin with the users spam folders. is there something similar like sa-learn-cyrus ...
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AD + Postfix + Dovecot problems with query_filter

I set up a mail server AD + Postfix + Dovecot + Kerberos This works fine for only one domain In the attribute mail=test@test.com, in otherMailbox=vasya@otherdoamin.com,petya@another.net Config ...
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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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Dovecot. HOW to make POP3 and IMAP treat read/unread status independently of one another

I have a dovecot server (maildir). Some clients check their mail through desktop client (POP3) and from their smartphones (IMAP). The problem is that when a message is downloaded through POP3 and ...
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Postfix: SASL authentication failure: cannot connect to saslauthd server: Permission denied

I had a Postfix/Dovecot server up and running for about a week until I had to reboot it. When I did, things stopped working. I've been up searching for hours to no avail. IMAP successfully ...
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ubuntu PostFix + Dovecot mail server

/log/mail.log Jun 23 10:38:05 mail postfix/smtpd[60639]: connect from mail.faisal.asia[127.0.0.1] Jun 23 10:38:05 mail postfix/smtpd[60639]: disconnect from mail.faisal.asia[127.0.0.1] Jun 23 ...
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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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Postfix MySql Dovecot - SMTP Authentication Failure

Hello I have a Postfix setup with Dovecot and MySql. The server is running Debian Squeeze. The MySql server is a slave that has data pushed to it from a primary (postfix) mail server(running a ...
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Unable to send mail after installing Postfix and Dovecot

I have setup a mail server with Postfix and Dovecot in my debian server. I can send and receive messages between my users using the 'mail' command: mail user@mydomain.es but i can't send mail using ...
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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 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 does not offer authentication on submission port when it is enabled

I'm having an odd (to me at least) problem with a new Postfix install. I'm using Postfix with Dovecot, and the IMAP from Dovecot is working just great, but when clients try to send mail to the ...
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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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Email client wont connect to SMTP Authentication server

Im having trouble installing SMTH Auth for my ubuntu email server. I have followed ubuntu own guide for SMTH AUT (https://help.ubuntu.com/14.04/serverguide/postfix.html). But my email client ...