IMAP stands for Internet Message Access Protocol and is the other e-mail protocol along with POP.

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Unified email strategy, migration from remote IMAP and Thunderbird

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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Unable to login to squirrelmail [on hold]

Have problem with squirrelmail, can't login... This is what I found in log file: Jul 9 13:57:45 tvsite authdaemond: ldap_simple_bind_s failed: Can't contact LDAP server Jul 9 13:57:46 tvsite ...
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How to block incoming login attempts to postfix, pop3, imap?

We are running CentOS 6.5 with Plesk and have to send email but don't need to receive. I would like to block all incoming login attempts to postfix, pop3 and imap. I have found hints to iptables or ...
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Restrict IMAP access for a given account to only one IP address in Exchange 2013

I've created a "spam crawler" account with full access to all mailboxes in an Exchange 2013 environment to get messages in the junk folder to feed the Bayesian filtering running on SpamAssassin in a ...
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Microsoft Exchange 2013, IMAP Login fails sometimes

Siuation: I have a script (different server) that log in every 10 minutes in the exchange-server via IMAP. Everytime it fails I get a mail. One time per day it fails with a error that the auth ...
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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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Poor IMAP performances

I'm experiencing very poor performances with my Mail Server when executing some specific and mandatory IMAP commands. Right now when I try to run the SELECT command on a folder with 4k+ email, the ...
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Autodiscover for IMAP over SSL

Is it possible to setup Autodiscover for your domain.com without the use of an Exchange Server in the back-end? I already have an IMAP/POP3/SMTP hMailServer running on Windows with IIS Web Server. ...
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How configure roundcube to work with imaps?

I recently installed Postfix, Dovecot to setup a mail server on my own VPS ( using this tutorial: Email with Postfix, Dovecot, Mysql) Imaps server uses port 993 for Authentication, and Postfix uses ...
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Postfix virtual domains and Cyrus for imap

I am setting up a email server on a centos box where I am using the virtual(8) delivery agent within postfix so that I dont need to create a unix user for each email address, and I have set up Cyrus ...
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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 ...
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Dovecot removing my mails

Why is dovecot removing my mails? I have setup an SQL database according to the Dovecot information, but I get this in my logs: May 14 14:23:53 alpha postfix/smtpd[16436]: Anonymous TLS connection ...
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nginx: understanding the purpose of auth_http (IMAP proxy)

I would like to send IMAP client requests to an IMAP back-end via an nginx proxy. According to the the mail_auth_http module, a directive auth_http has to be used in order to authenticate the clients. ...
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ISPConfig 3 on Ubuntu 12.04, is it possible to enable SSL/TLS for dovecot for multiple domain?

I'm in the mists of setting up a web host for a friend and I'm new to using ISPConfig3. Previously, for my own web host I managed manually from cli. For ISPConfig3, I followed the official setup guide ...
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Bash example of testing if a secure IMAP connection works?

I want to add a test for a secure IMAP connection, authentication being part of it. That I would run using a cron job. If anything wrong happens I do want to get and email, so if it goes well it ...
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iPhone can't authenticate at dovecot

I've set up a mail server running with postfix and dovecot. Mainly configured as described here. Also I created a signed certificate from Startssl.com. IMAP is running on port 993. From my computer ...
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Postfix relay_domains configuration for outgoing mail

im pretty new to Postfix and email administration in general. I have installed postfix on my debian 7 server following this tutorial Now, I can receive emails and if I try to send them using ...
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Output from doveconf does not match contents of /etc/dovecot/*

I've been banging my head wondering why the changes I keep making to /etc/dovecot/* conf files aren't working - but today, I took a closer look with doveconf | less - and noticed that my changes ...
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Multiple mail servers for a single domain [closed]

Running a "DNS scan" to make sure my DNS zones are setup "correctly" led to the suggestion by the tool to run more than one mail server for redundancy. It got me thinking about how one would implement ...
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Maintain email timestamp when transferring between email servers using an email client

I am running two different email servers using Postfix and Dovecot. Some of my users have accounts on both servers and sometimes transfer emails from one to the other through their email client. When ...
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How to get Doveconf to reload its config or read from `/etc/dovecot/`?

Edit Ok, so if you care to read the original question, you'll see I've had a fun time with this. I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 - Dovecot v2.1.7 - And it seems my original problem was due to some ...
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How to I authenticate with Dovecot + IMAP + PAM on CentOS?

I set up Dovecot IMAP to use PAM as suggested here: http://wiki2.dovecot.org/PasswordDatabase/PAM PAM/dovecot [root@ip-172-31-15-65 pam.d]# cat dovecot #%PAM-1.0 auth required ...
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Allow IMAP for Roundcube and as external service only for some special users. How to configure?

It's easy to set up a special passdb query in dovecot to restrict IMAP access to certain users, e.g. see this documentation on the dovecot wiki. But when I use a webmailer like Roundcube and want to ...
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famd/gamin timeout issue with courier-imap

I'm running a mail server for about 200 users with courier-imap on Debian 7. This server is running a linux kernel 2.6.38 inside a Xen guest having 2 cpu cores and 2 GB RAM. The server accept ...
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Courier IMAP namespace prefix not used by default on iOS

On OSX Mail.app, connecting to my Courier IMAP server, everything is working fine. I can read mails, delete stuff, move it to trash. However, when using the same server on iOS, I get error messages, ...
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How to forward a mail server without MX records?

My company is switching from an old clunky dedicated email server (which we can't maintain anymore) to Google Apps email, and we'd like to start using the Google email now, as the old server regularly ...
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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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RoundCube login to local IMAP server failing

I've been following this guide to set up a mail server on my server: http://flurdy.com/docs/postfix/edition5.html The only difference is that this tutorial uses a MySQL database and I've used ...
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Accessing mail headers and sorting results in Imapfilter

I am using Imapfilter and currently have the following LUA script (the following is an excerpt) results = account1.INBOX:is_unseen() results = ...
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Mails sent from Roundcube on xampp not visible in Gmail,Yahoo or Hotmail Inboxes [closed]

I have downloaded and installed Roundcube 0.9.5 on my xampp server on Windows 8.It works well when receiving mails as the mails show up in inbox normally. But when i send a mail from the logged in ...
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How to use usernames instead of e-mail addresses for Dovecot login?

I have a mail server set up on a Debian 7.2 machine running Dovecot 2.1.7 and Postfix 2.9.6. I have both Dovecot and Postfix set up to load virtual users from a database populated by Postfixadmin. ...
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Cyrus murder and IMAP backend cluster on failover

I have one cyrus murder (aggregator) master and a IMAP backend cluster on failover consisting of 2 nodes (backend1 and backend2). I use corosync/pacemaker to set : a virtual IP start and stop the ...
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SMTP sent E-mail not copied to Sent Folder [closed]

I discovered that some (few) providers don't copy into the Sent folder those E-mails which are sent from mail clients through SMTP. They only copy them to the sent folder if you send them from their ...
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How to disable search body in dovecot?

We run mail server of 30k e-mail accounts (Maildir) with dovecot imap server. We suffer from high IO load, especially when a user starts to search large imap folders. Is any way of preventing search ...
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warning: hostname localhost does not resolve to address

i'm using iRedmail on my Debian box. I tried to use outlook for for email client, but i got this error and couldn't resolve it. Nov 19 17:25:10 mail postfix/smtpd[7011]: warning: hostname localhost ...
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Dovecot number of connections?

I am working on a Dovecot server. My main purpose is to count number of users who checks their e-mail daily. How can i count number of Imap connections? I am new to these things by the way.
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Install Mozilla Thunderbird on NAS [closed]

I have a small office with 3 computers running Linux Ubuntu. All the data are stored in a NAS drive (WD MyBook Live). I would like to - somehow - be able to access the email archives as well from each ...
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Gmail rejecting IMAP calls from AWS EC2 hosted James server

I have James server (SMTP server) hosted on AWS EC2. I have small application running on this AWS instance which fetches certain emails from my Gmail account. Gmail rejecting any IMAP request from my ...
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How can I prevent Dovecot from marking unread messages as “old”?

I have a maildir that is used over both IMAP (with Dovecot) and locally (with Mutt). My Android device has a mail app that automatically downloads messages as they arrive. Unfortunately, it ...
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email redirection service with reply path through local server

We need to keep a copy of all email conversations on our servers for regulatory compliance. We have contractors that (understandably) want to use their own email accounts We would like to setup a ...
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How to safely move mailbox to another server?

I have a hosting for my client on a shared server (website, domain and mailboxes) and I want to change the provider and move everything to another server. Moving the website is as easy as copying the ...
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How to intercept incoming mail data between mail server and web server

I've been asked to provide a way of loading incoming e-mails, manipulate some part of the text and then forward it to the web server for the client to read. Basically, intercept the mail, put it ...
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Tracking down dovecot IMAP user bandwidth usage

One of my customers is using massive amounts of bandwidth, it appears to be related to IMAP and not their actual website. There is a logfile /var/log/maillog which logs each IMAP connection and the ...
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Making Dovecot keep its TCP connections alive?

I'm trying to run a benchmarking application which connects to my IMAP server and has a "warm up" phase during which IMAP connections are being established. I've set my limits properly and the mail ...
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lmtp: connect(backend) failed: Connection refused

A long time ago I'm trying to fix this error but I'm still locked, I appreciate any help :). I detail all that I have and what I am trying to do. I am using Cyrus Murder and apparently everything ...
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cannot find executable for service 'mupdate'

I have installed from the repository cyrus imap (cyrus-imapd-2.2) and cyrus sasl in Debian. I want to use cyrus murder. In /var/log/mail.log I have the following message: cyrus/master[4283]: ...
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Sync all mails into one folder on new server using imapsync?

is there a way to sync every mail from the old server into one single folder on the new server using imapsync? can't find something relevant in the manual… thanks in advance!
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How can I tell my server to allow logins via a mail client?

I am setting up my first sendmail daemon on centos, using virtual domains and emails. So far, I have got it working and emails sent from remote servers will make it to the inbox. The problem I have ...
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Thunderbird with Kerio not updating IMAP folders

We have recently moved from Exchange/Outlook to Thunderbird/Kerio Connect mailserver. It has mostly been good except for some small issues that are really starting to annoy users. We have an account ...
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lrswipkxtecda in Cyrus

What exactly is lrswipkxtecda in Cyrus? I've gathered from here that it has something to do with ACLs for the mailboxes in Cyrus but can someone shed some more light on it? Do the individual letters ...