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

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Dovecot: set up virtual subfolder on a public namespace folder, how?

I have a public shared folder namespace configured namespace { location = maildir:/secure/home/mail/project:INDEX=/secure/home/mail/%n/project prefix = Project. separator = . subscriptions = ...
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port forwarding for mail server

How should look port forwarding in my router, if I have mail server in my network along with PC's? I want to be able to receive and send messages from server. Will not port forwarding break my IMAP ...
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Dovecot can't see user home dir

I'm testing my Dovecot configuration with mutt but without success. I have user user@example.com, I created home directory for him with maildirmake.dovecot command. But Dovecot cant cd to home ...
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I added a mail account to Outlook using imap and now want to sync the agenda to iphone, is this possible?

Currently I have the mail account added to both Outlook and iphone using the same imap/smtp settings. When I add and verify the account on iPhone in "Settings -> Mail, contacts, calendars" the only ...
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Email migration from a directly owned and operated server to a hosted service

My company sells subscriptions to some offline services, which include a complimentary email 1 Gb email account with POP/IMAP access. Roughly 2000 users use this service. Right now, we operate this ...
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Can't login to round cube new domain

I have multiple domains working on my mail server, and all are working normally, I configured new mail domain "example.ae" normally on mysql mail db, created new user, inbox was created on server, ...
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Safest Means of Deleting Old Messages in Dovecot

So I'm trying to setup automated deletion of messages in Dovecot using a cronjob to run a daily doveadm expunge and weekly doveadm purge to clear out old messages with some given criteria (mostly ...
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TLS1.2 not possible with iOS mail?

I have a dovecot server running that enforces TLS1.2 ssl_protocols = !SSLv2 !SSLv3 !TLSv1 !TLSv1.1 TLSv1.2 This used to work fine until someone tried to connect with an iPhone which complains that ...
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Postfix error: no SASL authentication mechanisms

I have searched many hours but can not fix the problem. Does anyone can show me the way to fix it? This is my postconf -n postconf: warning: /etc/postfix/master.cf: undefined parameter: ...
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reverse proxy for multiple SMTP / IMAP servers

Instead of giving our clients server name's like beta.example.com as IMAP / SMTP servers, we'd like to use smtp.example.com. We have a database of all domains / e-mail servers and corresponding mail ...
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Correct Namespace config for Sent/Drafts/Trash with dovecot

Dovecot seems to configure namespaces by default (conf.d/10-mail.conf and conf.d/15-mailboxes.conf) this way: # 10-mail.conf mail_location = mbox:~/mail:INBOX=/var/mail/%u namespace inbox { inbox ...
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How to view the IP of the connecting client in Domino 9 IMAP server?

I am running an IBM Domino 9.0.1 (64-bit) server on a Windows Server 2008 R2. The problem is that the IMAP server task is not displaying the IP address of the connecting client in the console and ...
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IMAP authentication issue with roundcube + postfix + mysql + ubuntu mailserver

This problem is driving me insane and I'm now stumped. Need some help please ;) I'm setting up a mail server on an Ubuntu 14 AWS EC2 instance using mysql backend, postfix MTA and roundcube webmail ...
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PHP CLI not loading IMAP extension

When I try to run a script that uses imap in my browser, it works fine (it is loaded from a Ubuntu 14.04 server on my network with the extension installed). However, when I try to use PHP CLI on said ...
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cyrus imapd broken after server restore from backup

I had to restore a vserver with a running installation of cyrus imapd from a 24h old backup. After that, imap clients are timing out and the log gets flooded with the following: tail ...
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Using POP3 and IMAP for same account

When using a mailserver I know that IMAP leaves all the mail in the server while pop3 downloads it and deletes it (sometimes after a few days, depending on the mail client configuration options). My ...
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Best practices to migrate IMAP mailboxes of thousands users using imapsync tool

I'm going to migrate IMAP mailboxes from Exchange 2013 to Cyrus with over 10k users. I plan to use imapsync as the tool for this. [root@centos65]# imapsync --version 1.644 I'm testing with 5 users ...
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Dovecot migration fails: “[…] specify separator […]”

I'm setting up a new dovecot server ("A") and I'm trying to migrate one mailbox from another IMAP server ("B", Dovecot as well). On new server A my dovecot.conf looks like this: […] mapc_host = ...
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Ubuntu machine user login authentication against google apps imap

Not to steal someone else's post, Dynamic UNIX users with IMAP, I thought I'd reask a 5 year old question with a little more detail. I have about 60 laptops that I'd like to run Ubuntu on and am in ...
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How to Configure Roundcube/Dovecot for *Effective* 2-Factor Authentication

There are several Roundcube plugins that provide two-factor authentication. However, the issue I now see is that I can still simply log in via IMAP/SMTP, without 2-FA (obviously). 2-FA is ...
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ActiveSync folder sync issues following import from IMAP

Currently we're running a Microsoft Exchange 2007 server on Windows Server 2008, with which we don't really have any particular issues with ActiveSync normally. In this case we've onboarded a new ...
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IMAP port permission (Python)

I'm writing a program to read emails from python when I execute below code it hangs in the last line import imaplib mail_server = "192.168.2.2" connection = imaplib.IMAP4_SSL(mail_server,993) I ...
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How to relay/forward mail from qmail MTA to Google Apps/Gmail?

I want to forward or similarly deliver mail for "user1@example.com" to a Google Apps mail account for "example.com" from the MX primary inbound SMTP server "example.com" (MTA is qmail). I want all ...
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Can't connect to mail server anymore

I never touched anything on the server which belongs to postfix and dovecot. But for several days I can't connect to my mailbox anymore. /var/log/mail.log while connecting: Sep 19 15:58:11 ...
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Port Forwarding to OpenVPN connects once then stops connecting

I am attempting to forward the IMAP and SMTP ports from a external IP address (x.x.x.x) to a computer on a private network via an OpenVPN connection (10.8.0.100). I currently have an OpenVPN server ...
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How can I configure multi domain IMAPS POPS and SMTPs with single SSL Certificate

If I have 3 domains hosted on single linux based mail server that are domain1.com, domain2.com and domain3.com.and I have *.domain1.com signed ssl certificate. Is there way I can use the same single ...
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Imap local cache server

I'am not sure if it's the good place to ask the question. I would like to know if it's possible to have a local Imap cache server. The main IMAP server is by the provider. To improve performance I ...
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I was asked IMAP password when logging on cyradm. How to reset IMAP password?

I am setting up postfix on my VPS, and when I tried to log on using this command: cyradm -u cyrus localhost --auth plain It ask me the password first, and I input the password for user cyrus. But ...
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IMAP Port 143 Not Functioning When Using Hostname?

I am setting up a Mail Server on Azure (Windows Virtual Machine) using HMail and its all working great apart from not being able to connect my Outlook on my home PC. I believe the issue is that when ...
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Dovecot (+ MySQL + postfix) - Client cant access

My goal is to get a mailserver that is capable of sending and receiving emails from several different domains. Therefore I want to use virtual users. I followed this manual step by step: ...
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Postfix: on multi-recipient e-mails of same domain, how do you remove all but one (first) address?

We have a shared IMAP mailbox for a business. Customers are not used to not having to CC tons of people with us, so they CC everybody, which creates noisy duplicates in our shared inbox. How can I ...
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dovecot namespace: empty prefix vs. list=yes

I just upgraded dovecot from 2.1.7 to 2.2.13, and my previously working configuration broke. I have one user with an empty prefix in his default namespace: Error: XXXX: Initialization failed: ...
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Debian 8 Jessie - Postfix + Dovecot, send but not receive mails

I'm setting up a mail server (with Postfix, Dovecot and Postfixadmin) for a non-profit organization that I'm currently building. I'm able to send but not receive mails over TLS. When sending an email ...
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Problems when launching doveadm

I setup this weekend an new mail server to overtake the currently by ispconfig and dovecot managed accounts. I have an issue when I run doveadm. But first of all here's the config: # 2.2.13: ...
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IMAP Proxy for a Server on Windows 7

I have configured a set-up of Hmailserver and Horde Groupware Webmail Solution on my test server which runs Windows 7. Everything is up and running smoothly but I'm encountering two minor issues: In ...
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Hmailserver and Outlook 2013 can send but not receive any emails in POP3 or IMAP

I'm having problems receiving any email from outlook. I can send email through smtp using comcast (my isp) without a problem, but I can't receive any email using either personal pop3 configured in ...
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Can not connect with imap_open but openssl s_client works

So after 2 days of trying all the solutions I could find that seemed to apply, I am still scratching my head. There must be something I am missing. I am trying to connect to a postfix/dovecot mail ...
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Proxy/Gateway/Router server for specific ports only

Sorry, i don't know the correct term for this type of server. English is not my primary language. This is what i want to do : I am migrating my already running web app to Google compute engine (My ...
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creating sub-folders under INBOX with dovecot IMAP

My current dovecot config: mail_location = mbox:~/mail:INBOX=/var/mail/%u Proposed doevecot config mail_location = mbox:~/mail:INBOX=/var/mail/%u:LAYOUT=fs Assuming syntax is correct for ...
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POP3 and IMAP: Setup Gmail & Zoho

I wish to use Gmail to handle all of my email needs. Sending, reading, deleting, moving, forwarding etc.. I have a domain with an email at Zoho user@mydomain.com, this is working well. I've always ...
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Serve emails from a folder structure using dovecot

I have a lot of eml files, archived from an account, and stored in a bunch of folders, one per month. It's not a standard maildir structure, and the files don't have special names, they're just like: ...
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Roundcube + Dovecot: SSL errors when trying to log in

I'm setting up a mailserver using Dovecot 2.2.13, Postfix 2.11.3, and with Roundcube 1.1.1 connecting to it. Roundcube is running on a different server in nginx/php-fpm. Both servers are running ...
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How to check if clients connect to IMAP/POP via TLS or SSL?

I am willing to disable SSL on my dovecot servers (Debian GNU/Linux), leaving TLS as the only option. Before doing so, I would like to know who is still connecting via SSL with older or misconfigured ...
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Syncing with deleted IMAP account

Due to server data loss, I will have to recreate IMAP e-mail accounts for a client. He still have copies of old e-mails locally in Outlook. My question is: when Outlook syncs again with the new, ...
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dovecot won't reload config?

I want to run imaps on a port other than 993. I changed this in /etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-master.conf and beforehand, backed up the original copy as /etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-master.conf.bak. I did ...
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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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Squid3 CONNECT imap.gmail.com:993 TCP_DENIED:NONE

I have the following configuration under squid.conf. However, when my Blackberry email client attempts to fetch new emails, etc. Squid access log show the following error: imap.gmail.com "CONNECT ...
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Can existing email accounts be extracted from Zimbra?

I have become dependent on Zimbra, and yet I have no need for a heavy GUI administrative interface. I'd rather keep a low-resource server that runs only the underlying services Zimbra uses, such as ...
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Is there anyway to use rsa certificate authentication with imapsync

We have an off-site warm standby backup host that I wish to periodically synchronise our imap server with using imapsync. I would like to know if it is possible to use RSA certificate authentication ...
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SquirrelMail showing empty inbox. THIS FOLDER IS EMPTY

I have installed postfix, dovecot and squirrelmail. I can send messages and also receive messages. But in Squirrelmail web interface i can see only sent messages it is not showing the mails which are ...