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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 ...
0
votes
1answer
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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 ...
0
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1answer
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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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1answer
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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 = ...
0
votes
1answer
81 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
40 views

Imapsync doesn't sync unicode characters properly

I am using imapsync to migrate my e-mail account from a CPanel (courier) mailserver to a Debian/Dovecot one. The issue I am facing has to do with some folders that contain Unicode characters. For ...
1
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1answer
50 views

Dovecot - Unexpected messages order after move

There is Dovecot service on the server. I had moved messages in user mailbox manually from one to another. Now I am experiencing some sorting problem on iOS device. For example: I have mail 2 days ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

Saving email from cPanel and integrating it to postfix.

I have a shared hosting environment with cPanel installed managing all email creation, forwarding and all other tasks. But now I have moved to VPS using CentOs and already installed postfix, dovecot, ...
0
votes
0answers
56 views

How to configure a dovecot cluster with non-shared storage

Dovecot has a Proxy service which allows to perform load balancing between Dovecot Backend servers. And there is a Director service which makes it easy to have temporarily user -> server mapping. ...
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votes
1answer
110 views

Dovecot service doesn't start

I follow these steps to install a postfix/dovecot/mysql mail service: https://www.dropbox.com/s/c2q64gndb9dwpmm/Postfix__Dovecot.pdf When i need to restart a dovecot service and view "mail.log" file. ...
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votes
1answer
55 views

Leaving postfix 'mydomain' & 'hostname' empty in this scenario [closed]

I have a VPS server that only deals with email hosting. This server does not have any designated domain name pointing to it. Its only one VPS with one IP address. I am running CentOS 6.5 Minimal, ...
1
vote
1answer
182 views

Setting myhostname and Mydomain in postfix for mutiple domains

I have 5 domain names currently pointing to my email server, which is running CentOS 6.5 with Postfix, Dovecot installed. Although I am now only able to receive emails but not send (for reasons I ...
-2
votes
2answers
60 views

Do I need SMTP when using Postfix/Dovecot? [closed]

I have setup Postfix and Dovecot. Microsoft outlook tells me it cannot find the SMTP server. I thought dovecot would handle all the deliveries? Do I need to allow postfix to listen to external ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

How to log mail client with Dovecot / Postfix

Does anyone know if it's possible to have Dovecot or Postfix output the mail client of a user? In Dovecot's variables list, I cannot find anything in that direction.
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votes
0answers
26 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
250 views

Dovecot creates folder, Postfix expects file

I have tried configuring a Postfix/Dovecot combo with virtual users using this guide. My server is running Postfix 2.6.6 and Dovecot 2.0.9 on CentOS 6.5. The problem is that when I connect to the ...
0
votes
1answer
122 views

Sieve: filter subject with regex, file into mailbox named match

I am trying to filter mails by subject with a regular expression. The subjects I want to match are read like [git-foo] some more text where foo is the string I want to check for. I end up with the ...
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votes
2answers
34 views

Database back end for mail serrver

Hi I need to build a front end a mail server and my experience is limited to Dovecot, which I believe doesn't have support for storing mails in databases. So just thinking how users will be ...
0
votes
1answer
100 views

Postfix dovecot remote mail client connection

I am stuck in the following issue for like hours. Hopefully someone can help me out this one :x.. I set up a mail server to receive and send e-mails. receiving by imap. The problem I am facing is as ...
0
votes
2answers
163 views

Migrating old mbox format to maildir- preserving UIDL values

I am attempting to migrate several hundred email accounts from an old server running sendmail 8.13.6/dovecot 0.99.14 (mbox format) to a new server running postfix 2.6.6/dovecot 2.0.9 (maildir format). ...
0
votes
0answers
123 views

Enable ZIP compression of mails in Dovecot

Can you tell me how to enable ZIP compression of mails in Dovecot? I use mdbox as storage and enabled the zlib plugin by adding a 90-zlib.conf to /etc/dovecot/conf.d/ with the content plugin { ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

Postfix can't connect to relay host

Please help me on this issue :) I've installed postfix 2.10.2 / Dovecot 2.2.5 on RHEL 5.9 server. Every thing is good when i test settings and mails locally, Issue started when I connected to relay ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

Dovecot and virtual users issue

Kindly find your help on the below, I am using Dovecot 2.2.5 with postfix 2.10.2 on RHEL 5.9.. I've a problem that I am using Virtual mailboxes, I need to set passwords for them. I always have an ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Dovecot configuration error (Permission denied) - Email for root

I have setup a local user called postman and logged into it using Thunderbird (IMAP). Following is being shown in the mail error log. Dec 14 23:45:18 ams1 dovecot: lda(root): Fatal: Invalid user ...
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votes
2answers
106 views

Debian - Setup email accounts - Postfix, Dovecot

I have a vps with Debian 7.2. I will host 3 websites in the server. I feel lost and i want some help creating the email accounts for each domain. Here is my setup so far concerning the email: # ...
0
votes
2answers
145 views

Postfix noqueue reject

I have own a vServer and multiple domains. The server is mainly used for Websites but I've also set up postfix and dovecot to deliver mail. Everything is working as expected. Even for different ...
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votes
1answer
78 views

Mountain Lion Server reject spam

On Snow Leopard and Lion server there was a filter option to reject (bounce) unwanted spam. With Mountain Lion Server the filtering still works, but it only gets flagged as spam with *** JUNK MAIL ...
0
votes
1answer
154 views

No sasl auth mechanism available

I'm trying to use Dovecot+Postfix+Mysql so far everything worked fine. Since upgrading from Debian 6 to 7 I'm unable to send mails. Receiving is still possible. /var/log/mail.log Oct 22 15:21:24 ...
2
votes
1answer
91 views

Installing and maintaining an email server [closed]

I need to move hosting providers for four or five domains and for several reasons I'm considering a Linux VPS rather than staying with my current shared, managed hosting provider. The only thing ...
1
vote
1answer
100 views

Making sure Postfix MDA and Dovecot IMAP understand mailbox location?

I want to setup Postfix and Dovecot with Postfix as the SMTP MTA (mail transfer agent) and the MDA (mail delivery agent) and Dovecot just as the IMAP server, but I want to make sure that they each ...
0
votes
0answers
61 views

config postfix and dovecot cent os 6

I am trying to configure my virtual server for Postfix and Dovecot on CentOS 6. Here is some of my work: For Postfix myhostname = mail.rivasystems.net mydomain = rivasystems.net myorigin = ...
1
vote
2answers
510 views

best practice to have sent mail folder on dovecot imap server

When I add a mail account to KMail (or most other MUA I suppose) the sent mail folder is on the local machine and I don't have my sent mails on other machines. I'd like to have a sent mail folder in ...
0
votes
1answer
250 views

Postfix/Dovecot Mail server with multiple domains and SSL [duplicate]

On my mail setup I'm currently using self signed certificate generated for server hostname. And I'm curious is there some kind of SSL certificate that shared hosting providers use for multiple ...
0
votes
0answers
157 views

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: ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

CentOS 6.4 [postfix+dovecot] Can send external mail but CANT receive

Im trying to set up a mail server with postfix, dovecot and roundcube/thunderbird on a centos 6.4 VPS where my weberver is hosted... I have this situation: I can send and receive internal mails ok. I ...
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votes
2answers
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How to filter email based on sender address

This is my first post to serverfault, so I hope you excuse me for asking what may seem like an obvious question. I have tried running a few Google searches, but I really don't know where to begin. ...
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votes
1answer
68 views

Setup Postfix and Dovecot with mysql but can't receive mail for users defined in database

I setup Postfix and Dovecot with mysql but can't receive mail for users defined in database. Actually I can login to webmail and even send mail. Remote host said: 550 5.1.1 ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Dovecot (with Postfix) configuration has connection refused when accessing auth-userdb

...this was a hard one to describe in a title. This description should highlight the problem. Context I was following the Workaround.org tutorial to install a postfix, dovecot (plus some additional ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

dovecot-lmtp does not exist

I followed this guide on linode to setup dovecot and postfix mail server on my Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS . The setup requires socket /var/spool/postfix/private/dovecot-lmtp to act as virtual transport. ...
1
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0answers
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Postfix: Keeps delivering the same E-Mail queue

Recently, my ISP had some trouble with their HDD's and it happend to be that the drive in my dedicated server went up smoke. No big deal, their pushed the latest backup on a new HDD, alright. But, ...
0
votes
1answer
344 views

Moving Maildir directory out of /home

I have a computer with Ubuntu 13.04 with a local IMAP server that I use to share email over the LAN. I set this computer up to have an encrypted /home, however this therefore means that anyone logging ...
0
votes
0answers
74 views

Mail server - emails are lost

I juste migrate my mail Postfix + Dovecot server from a dedicated server to another. I've also copied exactly the same configuration, and mailbox folder on the new server. The SMTP is working fine, ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

Dovecot - Remove read email

Is there a way to automatically remove mail after it is read within dovecot either through a configuration or plugin? I'm running the following two packages: dovecot-core ...
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votes
1answer
277 views

Does rsync migrate mail servers? [closed]

imapsync gives errors, here's my previous post. So is it possible to migrate mail servers (dovecot to dovecot) using rsync? If not, then how to migrate mail servers? Is there any tools other than ...
0
votes
1answer
271 views

SMTP Authentication issue on a postfix/dovecot setup

I have just setup my debian mailserver using postfix, dovecot and SASL as explained in this excellent tutorial. I have used postfixadmin to setup a virtual list of aliases for sending user@domain.com ...
0
votes
0answers
192 views

[Dovecot error]: IMAP: mail_location: mbox: mkdir(/home/xxx/mail) failed: permssion denied

[Dovecot error]: IMAP: mail_location: mbox: mkdir(/home/xxx/mail) failed: permssion denied (euid egid missing +w perm: /home) I have dovecot configured with mail location as mbox. But how/why is it ...
0
votes
1answer
508 views

Postfix SASL+submission relay access denied

I have been at this for a couple of hours, and apparently I am missing something in newer postfix versions. I have the server set up, and it works locally but when I try to send from a remote network ...
0
votes
1answer
78 views

Is there any way to mask the INBOX label for Dovecot 1.2x Shared Mailboxes?

I'm setting up a new Dovecot sever to replace an old Cyrus server, and need to keep things as consistent as possible. I have a couple local accounts, like junkmail and notjunkmail that users get ...
0
votes
0answers
2k views

554 Relay access denied

I set up a mailserver yesterday according to this tutorial: http://wiki.hetzner.de/index.php/DebianMailserver3 (tutorial is in german). Sending emails is working fine, recieving emails from other ...
0
votes
1answer
285 views

How to setup a linux mail server with only a virtual alias list in text format

I've been using linux servers for years, and always configured mail server without too much thinking, following online guides, etc. I know that postfix can have a virtual alias file, but after taking ...