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Dovecot and virtual domains with different namespaces

I've got dovecot 2.1.7 setup with virtual domains and now would like to have different public namespaces for each of the virtual domains. E.g. workdomain.com -> INBOX (private namespace) -> ...
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Rename Junk folder in dovecot IMAP server

Being English, I find the terms "Trash" and "Junk" confusing because they mean essentially the same thing. I want to rename these folders on my Dovecot IMAP server to "Deleted" and "Spam" respectively ...
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postfix vs dovecot: SASL fails “authentication failed: Connection lost to authentication server”

I am trying to set up an email server that authenticates against an Active Directory server. I have successfully set up Postfix and Dovecot so that I can receive, read and send email for all accounts ...
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Dovecot userdb failed: Internal failure

I'm attempting to secure Dovecot by adding the 'allow_nets' option in the MySQL password query. When I do so, I can check mail just fine. However, any mail that is sent to the mailbox fails with: ...
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Skip password authentication on Dovecot when client certificate provided

Using Dovecot version 2.1.7, I've gotten client certificates working with fairly little effort, and at this point I can choose between having password authentication after the certificate check or ...
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Dovecot: using a separate passdb per service

Situation: one front-facing server running Dovecot as IMAP/POP3/ManageSieve proxy, a mixture of IMAP servers (Dovecot, Exchange, ...) in the back-end. Dovecot's passdb does lookups against MySQL which ...
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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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dovecot login issue with plain passwords

I am having an odd problem in dovecot, the first time I try to login via telnet dovecot gives a error, the second time it works, both within the same telnet session. This is the telnet session, note ...
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How to deliver to multiple destinations (email addresses and (via dovecot-lda) mailboxes)

I'm using exim and dovecot. All users are virtual, i.e. they come from a database. A lookup for the destination addresses for a given localpart@domain may yield multiple rows containing either the ...
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Dovecot TLS Handshake not working

I have set up my mailserver using http://workaround.org/ispmail and it worked until today, where I can not access the server using IMAP. The error I see in dovecot.log is 2012-02-09 16:37:40 ...
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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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Postfix on server with multiple IP addresses sends mails with wrong HELO in header

I have a VPS with multiple IP addresses: venet0:0 x.x.x.2 venet0:1 x.x.x.3 venet0:2 x.x.x.4 venet0:3 x.x.x.5 All IPs have A records m2.domain.com -> x.x.x.2 m3.domain.com -> x.x.x.3 ...
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dovecot userdb passwd-file default_fields uid not expanding %variable

I'm trying to set up a very simple shared mail server, where each 'domain' is a system user, i.e. 'example.com' is a real user with /home/example.com/, a uid of 5001 and gid 'example.com' of 5001. ...
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Creating LDAP directory users with specific attrs for Dovecot email server

I have openldap-2.4.39-8.el6.x86_64 installed into my CentOS release 6.4 (Final) machine. I have another machine which I installed dovecot, and I would like to perform ldap authentication for my ...
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Creating missing Maildir++ folders in Dovecot

I'm running Dovecot on my mail server and storing messages in the Maildir++ format. I have the following directories (as well as the usual Maildir directories) in /var/mail/user: .Something.2013 ...
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vacation feature horde5, dovecot2, sieve

I am trying to activate the horde's vacation feature, but I can't make it work under SSL/TLS. When I "save/enable,disable" I get the following errors: dovecot: managesieve-login: Disconnected (no ...
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Dovecot logs showing user disconnected

So one of my users has an issue with connecting to the IMAP server. She's on OSX and has tried setting up Mac Mail and Thunderbird. In both cases the client times out when trying to connect to 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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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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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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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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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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postfix, dovecot, dovecot-sasl, ldap, and static UIDs for NFS-shared email storage

I'm trying to build a Ubuntu 12.04 mail server as such. Must: Auth against an existing Open-LDAP server. Storage in Maildirs on an existing NFS server, everything owned by 8:8 (mail:mail). Auth is ...
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Dovecot IMAP + Roundcube Subscriptions Missing

I have a Dovecot server v2.0 (from Ubuntu 12.04) and Roundcube running on the same server. The setup generally works well, except that certain IMAP subscriptions disappear after a random time ...
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Trying to limit IMAP folders/mailboxes my iPhone/iPad sees

(Note: I am using dovecot 1.0.10 on Ubuntu 8.04.4 LTS. Yes, I know I need to upgrade before next year :) (Note: The SMTP/IMAP server in question only servers a few users. Certainly what I propose ...
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What is the username in the -u option of Dovecot's dsync command when mirroring

I want to synchronize (mirror) all mailboxes between 2 servers. The man page for Dovecot v2 dsync command includes an example: dsync -u username mirror username@example.com What is the meaning ...
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Dovecot STARTTLS fails using fetchmail

I currently try to get my own mail server up and running. So far everything seems fine as I am able to connect to this mailserver using thunderbird. The only thing I have to do is accepting my own ...
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dovecot authentication failures from valid clients

I get a lot of dovecot authentication failures like this in my logs: authentication failure; logname= uid=0 euid=0 tty=dovecot ruser=USER rhost=IP : 21 Time(s) for some of the IPs i am sure, that ...
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Unable to connect to Dovecot server (IMAP) using Outlook on Android

I have a Dovecot / Postfix setup running on CentOS 6.6. This server is working perfectly fine with a number of different e-mail clients, including but not limited to Thunderbird, KMail, Outlook 2013 ...
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Archiving Maildir++ folders in Dovecot

I'm running Dovecot on my mail server and storing messages in the Maildir++ format. Within a user's mailbox there are folders that I would like to archive (i.e. not be synced over IMAP but still be ...
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Dovecot Virtual domain/passwd-file login issue

I used this walk through http://wiki2.dovecot.org/HowTo/VirtualUserFlatFilesPostfix but there is still an issue not allowing me to login. /var/log/dovecot.log Jan 13 10:25:49 imap-login: Info: ...
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Having trouble getting dovecot to authenticate with samb4 DC/AD

I have a Slackware64 14.1 system configured as a Samba4 (4.1.11) Domain Controller/Active Directory. The DC/AD bit works fine. I have AD users configured and working redirected folders. I've ...
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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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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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Create Public/Shared Mailbox on OS X Server 10.9.5 with Dovecot 2.2.5

how can I create a Public/Shared Mailbox on OS X Server? This Mailbox should be available to all authenticated Users on my network and should be automatically subscribed into a folder "Public" in the ...
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how to enable dovecot virtual mysql virtual users authentication together with system users authentication

I use postfix, dovecot and mysql installed my mail server on CentOS. It works fine for mysql virtual users but the system users can not be found for authentication. How can I let it if it can’t find ...
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Dovecot Replication(between CentOS vms) not working

I have the following configuration: 2 Virtual Machines(set up using Vagrant) with CentOS 7( master_1 - 127.0.0.1:2222 and master 2 - 127.0.0.1:2200). Each has installed postfix + dovecot 2.2.10. My ...
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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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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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Sendmail and Dovecot almost working but not quite

I have set up dovecot as suggested here. Mail is delivered to the correct directory and I set my mail_location as suggested: Dovecot -n yeilds this: disable_plaintext_auth = no mail_location = ...
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Dovecot and reconnection to database

I've got a setup with Dovecot using a PostgreSQL backend together with vmm. I usually get messages like this into log: dovecot: dict: pgsql(10.0.0.2): Connected to database mail Based on ...
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Virtual and system mailboxes - how to set passdb propperly

I've just configured email on my server. Gentoo, Postfix, Dovecot, Amavisd, ClamAV and Spamassasin I am using LMTP for delivering virtual mails, works great. I am using standard postfix deliver ...
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DROPPRIVS=yes & procmail: Program failure (75) of “/usr/lib/dovecot/deliver”

When I set up DROPPRIVS=yes I get in the procmail logfile procmail: Program failure (75) of "/usr/lib/dovecot/deliver" what is procmail trying to tell me ? UPDATE tail -f ...
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Attribute caching of dovecot maildir boxes over NFS

I admin a mail server cluster: there're two different hosts that use a common NFS share to store maildir. Dovecot is the LDA. CPU load on NFS is really high, although real i/o operation on the disk ...
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Dovecot won't work with quota value from LDAP that include the “S” appended for size?

I have a courier-imap IMAP system backed by LDAP holding the user data. I would like to convert IMAP to dovecot, and I am able to successfully configure basic login; that is working correctly. But I ...
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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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Password data is not valid for scheme SHA512: Input length isn't valid (24 instead of 64)

I am setting up dovecot with pgsql. I have setup the MTA and can receive mail correctly with the mailboxes setup in the database, but when i login via a mail client to dovecot I get in my maillog: ...
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Info on login failure reasons in Dovecot logs?

Is there a way to get info on the source of authentication failures (SASL, IMAP/POP3 mailbox access) and at the same time the username from Dovecot logs? I have a 2.2.4 installation (+ Postfix), with ...
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Dovecot+NFS setup

We have an existing Sendmail server running on a Solaris 10 host (host-A). I'm trying to configure a new Dovecot IMAP-server (host-B) on another RHEL box to act as the IMAP-server for our mail server. ...
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Multiple users in passwd-file for the same maildir

I have a mailbox on my server (Debian Linux, dovecot 2.x and postfix) that is being used by multiple users. At the moment, I simply use a shared password. To enable every user to log in with his ...