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

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How to set up email DNS settings with a DDNS domain

I am trying to set up an email server on ubuntu. I have followed this tutorial which has worked perfectly but I am now having problems with my DNS. I have a DDNS domain from www.no-ip.com -> ...
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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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imapd connection with Amazon IP

I found some lines in mail.log which has a huge entry with Amazon IP. I do not understand what is going on? May 2 11:30:55 lvps123-44-33-222 imapd: Connection, ip=[::ffff:54.79.28.129] May 2 ...
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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 ...
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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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Exchange 2013 not showing IMAP or POP3 server

When going on Settings for POP or IMAP Access via OWA, all the settings show Not available. I made sure that Microsoft Exchange IMAP4, Microsoft Exchange IMAP4 Backend, Microsoft Exchange POP3 and ...
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Migrating IMAP emails from a FreeBSD server to a CentOS server both running Dovecot

What would be the best way to do this migration considering that I do not have the passwords for the IMAP accounts on the source server running FreeBSD and Dovecot. I do have SSH access to both ...
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Is it possible to whitelabel MX records? [duplicate]

I have a domain at example.com. I would like to setup email hosting with Zoho email services. Is it possible to setup imap.example.com to forward to imap.zoho.com? I have tried adding a CNAME ...
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com.sun.mail.iap.protocolexception no login methods supported

A JavaMail app and dovecot/postfix/mutt are running on the same CentOS 7 physical serverbox. This JavaMail app was able to reliably import emails via IMAP using the same exact code until some changes ...
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transferring mail hosts clients having to redownload all mail

im transferring mailboxes from godaddy over to opensrs. When clients connect to their mailbox after it has been transferred they are having to re-download all their old mail to their mail client ...
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Can't receive emails to my mail server

I created a mail server, following this tutorial: https://www.linode.com/docs/email/postfix/email-with-postfix-dovecot-and-mysql , I configured the email on my email client, SMTP and IMAP and both ...
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Reliable/robust method of ripping attachments from a POP/IMAP/Exchange mailbox

I'm looking for some fresh ideas after a bit of a google and would love your opinion: I have an email address hosted in exchange that will receive attachments on a regular basis. I would like a ...
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LDAP & IMAP - force users to password change

I need to force users to password change (passwords stored in LDAP) - but most of them use only mail clients to read mail (via IMAP) - is there any way i can force a password change during mail ...
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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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IMAP proxy setup to allow use of IMAP IDLE?

First-time poster, long-time lurker/reader. Sorry for the obscenely-verbose question...I intended to keep it more concise. Also, sorry about the links not being "actual" links -- I don't have the ...
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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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Maildir “new” has messages but Inbox is empty

I'm installing a new mail server (Postfix/Dovecot+Maildir) in a fresh OS. Using Thunderbird (or Squirrelmail) I can send mails but my inbox is empty even when I can see them in ...
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Can't login to dovecot using gmail as an email client

I've used this installation configure-email-server-using-postfix-dovecot When I try to use gmail as the email client (connecting to my server through port 993) I get this error Unable to establish ...
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Out-of-date IMAP back-up - restore emails from Client?

The IMAP server just died (Dovecot with Maildirs). The back-up is 1 day old. The missing day of emails is available on the Thunderbird local client. If the IMAP server is restored from backup, on ...
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how to list Dovecot imap prompt commands?

When I do imap pre-auth with: /usr/libexec/dovecot/imap -u username I can see imap prompt but do not know how to list available commands (like e logout or b select inbox and so on). How to list ...
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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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Best Practice for Mailbox Backup (IMAP)? With Webinterface? [closed]

Situation: Debian Mailserver with ISPconfig3, Postfix and Dovecot, about 500 Users with different Domains. Server is a virtual client, so i backup it via XenBackup. Problem: If a user delete a single ...
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Mail stuck in the outbox with roaming profile (Outlook 2010)

I hope you will be able to help me. Here's the problem I have with Outlook 2010: When a user opens a roaming profile on another PC or on his new PC, everything works perfectly except Outlook. ...
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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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Transitioning from a POP only email account to new IMAP enabled account - how can subsequent emails to the old POP only email be supported?

I have just started working for a growing small business. I am the first person they've had with any real technology background and from this point onward I will be organising and managing any IT ...
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Cyrus murder and frontend on the same host

I have a Cyrus-imapd setup where I have a frontend and a backend server. In order to be able to add new backends in the future I setup a murder. The aggregator server (murder) is on a server who also ...
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Changing ACL via Cyradm doesn't revoke or change user privileges

I have cyrus imap running on a ClearOS server and have had this for several years now. My kids are just getting introduced to email, and let's just say it has been a bit of a time waster for them. I ...
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Migrating messages from an old mailserver to a new (courier)

So I have a linux box running Postfix/Courier for use as a mailserver, using Roundcube as a front-end. User accounts are setup in the usual Maildir, with cur, new, and tmp folders. I had an older ...
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Moving clients from Outlook Express/POP3 to Outlook/IMAP or Exchange

I have a client that is still running outlook express with XP and on POP3 based e-mail. I've not played with Exchange or IMAP much but would it be possible to import all their addresses, folders, and ...
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Can using System Restore point, while turning the internet temporarily off, recover deleted IMAP messages?

Lets say a person is using Outlook, and has their email setup as IMAP, and later the server where the mail is located, well, lets just say all the emails are deleted permanently. Would it be possible ...
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Thunderbird IMAP loop

Would anyone be having an idea what could make Thunderbird (v17) loop with the following (extract from the mailserver IMAP log): Fri 2014-10-17 14:10:05: 01: [728399] Sending LIST response (not ...
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dovecot 2.1 new imap folder permissions

I am migrating an old mail (postfix/dovecot) server to a new one. Everything works much as expected. I have a small obstacle though. I use mbox format and the setup is pretty much simple. Suppose a ...
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IMAP archive on NAS storage forces a Error: Input/output error for maildir_lock [closed]

My server is running out of hard disk space. The main reason is a huge amount of archived IMAP mails. Therefore my idea was to put all archived mails on my NAS and mount that folder on my server. ...
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How to find old email accounts in imap? [closed]

I have a webmail with 90.000 imap accounts I'm trying to delete old email accounts (for example : accounts that has not been used for 1 year) this link may help to best answer: ...
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IMAP connection from linux to exchange 2013 immediately disconnects

I want to use imapsync on linux to migrate emails from our none-exchnage email to exchange 2013. On linux server when I telnet to port 143 of exchange CAS it disconnects immediately: telnet ...
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Dovecot: “Warning: service(imap-login): process_limit reached, client connections are being dropped”

I've been seeing this warning in the last few months, when my email client is unable to connect to our dovecot IMAP server. Warning: service(imap-login): process_limit reached, client connections ...
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connect to groupwise mbox with mutt

I am try to extract the GroupWise mailbox userlist and emails via script. I am told that Groupwise is in mbox format mutt looks for .maildir which does not exist on a Novell server. How can I ...
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How to import IMAP mail directly from the filesystem?

My domain host, along with its IMAP server and all my email, recently failed. I have an up-to-date backup of the filesystem, including my mail directory and all its files such as ...
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dovecot error Unknown setting: unix_listener

I'm trying to enable postfix auth. I'm editing the this section from /etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-master.conf # Postfix smtp-auth unix_listener /var/spool/postfix/private/auth { mode = 0666 user = ...
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how can I imapsync from mailserver to my local machine [closed]

How can I use imapsync to fetch all the emails from the mailserver to my laptop? (with hierarchy of folders and all)? Do I have to have a mailserver setup on the other end too?
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Dovecot not downloading mail from mbox [closed]

I'm setting up Dovecot for the first time and cannot get the mail to download from the mbox file. I've turned on debugging and can see that Dovecot is pointed at the right place but still no mail will ...
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Dovecot Authentication failed if trying login with @domain

When I try to test my IMAP server functionality using telnet I encounter the following error. If during the test i omit the @domain.ex everything works fine(as you can see below); a login user ...
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Perdition IMAP proxy not using STARTTLS with Cyrus IMAP server

I have a Perdition proxy server setup to forward users to one of two Cyrus backend mailstores based on an LDAP query. Everything works fine except for securing the connection between Perdition and ...
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Cyrus Deleting mailbox with @ Mailbox does not exist

After finally being able to log on with cyradm I noticed a mailbox was created: localhost> lm info*miniheli*org info@miniheli/org (\HasNoChildren) When trying to remove the mailbox I get an ...