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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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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 ...
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dovecot / exim setup to capture mail internally into mail boxes and allow me to browse through a mail client

I am attempting to duplicate a live oscommerce site onto a local virtual machine. I am running ubuntu 12.10 server (through virtualbox). Can someone point me towards any article, or provide me some ...
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exim or dovecot plugin or filter to put body preview to header [closed]

Is there any filter which would allow me to have the plain or html text body synopsis (preview) in the mail header as well? Like SpamAssassin does for spam emails (it inserts X-Spam-Report header with ...
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328 views

Dovecot sieve and over quota

Have got following trouble: when user is over quota there is a error message in exim log: $2012-11-06 14:22:38 1TVfxZ-00086u-U1 == username@domain R=localuser T=dovecot_delivery defer (0): Child ...
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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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147 views

Fixing Poor Email

I'm having an issue with SenderBase. My IPs are not blocked in any BLs but people who use SenderBase/Ciscos stuff do not get my emails. Is this because my email system is setup poorly? They list the ...
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350 views

How can I make exim deliver a single incoming mail to multiple local maildirs?

I'm maintaining an IMAP server running FreeBSD which uses exim 4.80 as its MTA. Right now I try to create an email alias so that I can address all users of the system for informing them about ...
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786 views

Bulk delete email from specific address

One of my users had some sort of debug output mailed to a address on my server.. Something "went wrong" and now I have 35000 mails in a inbox. I need to delete those mails, they are all from 1 ...
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1answer
503 views

exim & dovecot user over quota: reject on send?

i have an exim + dovecot mailserver setup with per-user quota (via mysql lookup) running. the server rejects incoming mail from non-local senders when the targeted local mailbox is over quota. the ...
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Email server port options

I have a web server that also is my mail server - running dovecot and exim4. I currently have 5 open ports that have to do with serving mail, it seems very excessive to me. Its a dedicated box, I ...
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How running a mta with exim on centos?

I'm try learning run a MTA with virtual domains and exim from 2 weeks ago. but now, I can not do any thing. i select exim for mta and dovecot for imap daemon. but i can not run them, i can not ...
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565 views

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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1answer
170 views

~/Maildir vs /var/mail for e-mail storage

I run a mail server with Exim4 and Dovecot. Currently mail goes to ~/Maildir. However, I am wondering what the relative advantages and disadvantages of storing mail in /var/mail/$user/ is. Is one ...
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1answer
101 views

Filtering Mail Into Folders

I run a mail server using Dovecot and Exim. Currently mail filtering is done on a per user basis using a .forward file in ~/ containing entires along the lines of: if $h_to: CONTAINS "bugtraq" then ...
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Exim authentication using Dovecot driver

Been following the instructions at the Dovecot Wiki for setting up Exim to share authentication credentials with Dovecot. I have setup Dovecot to deliver mails for virtual users and setup a router ...
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Change Exim4 www-data user (Ubuntu)

How can I change Exim4's default user for sending mail? I hate the www-data thing. When I try sending mail to certain people I get this error (found in /var/log/exim4/mainlog): 2011-04-24 01:10:54 ...
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561 views

Integrating multiple mailboxes (dovecot, Exim, maildir)

Following an outage, I've ended up with 2 mailboxes for each of my users, on separate machines. I've shut the interim machine down now, and put the mailboxes on the real server in ...
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1answer
237 views

Dovecot lists no mail via telnet, even though there are mails available

So I am currently running dovecot as a mail delivery agent, and a little while ago it all strangely stopped working (I think this may have been about the time I ran out of space on my server - since ...
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Can't log into POP3 account using Exim/Dovecot mail server (debian)

I'm trying to set up a mail server for our dedicated server, and the only thing remaining that doesn't work is the POP login. The outlook dialog box just keep asking me for the right user ...
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1answer
703 views

mail directory of exim and courier and ftp accounts?

i'm making a server migration from a cpanel centos 5 box to a plain centos box. i already migrated, files, ssl, user system permissions and installed the basic service: as proftpd, apache, dovecot, ...
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I just painted myself into a corner with Exim/Dovecot/Spamassassin/Postfixadmin/etc/etc/etc

I'm a sysadmin for a smallish ISP, and we have our own mail server (qmail, of all the godforsaken things) that serves mail for about 300 domains and 5000 users in total. It's running out of disk ...
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1answer
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Moving mail server to google apps

I just recently moved one of my Mail server (Exim+dovecot) to google apps thinking it would be a good idea. I am interested to hear what the serverfault community think about it, and mostly weight the ...