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

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New mails are only found after mailbox reselect

I'm reading emails with the following python code. class MyIMAP(object): def __init__(self, host, login, password): self.conn = imaplib.IMAP4_SSL(host) self.conn.login(login, ...
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Setting up mail accounts without real Linux users

I've setup Postfix and Dovecot on my Ubuntu Server. My aim is to create 27 mail accounts that can receive and send mail to everywhere. I've got emails to not show up as spam in Gmail, Yahoo and ...
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Migrate email account from Dovecot to Dovecot servers

1) I need to migrate some mbox imap email accounts from a shared webhosting provider to another one. 2) Both servers seem to use Devecot, as a telnet command on port 143 shows an identical response: ...
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What special kind of IMAP mailbox is “foo@user.alice.”?

Preparing an IMAP server migration and checking for connected components of users sharing mailboxes, we stumbled over a some unusual ACL patterns observed when running listaclmailbox * in cyradm (...
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What's is the best way to migrate dovecot imap accounts to office365

i need migrate some accounts from dovecot imap service (how cpanel setup) to office365. This accounts should be of diferent licences businnes and kiosk. Is this possible? Any suggestes? Somebody ...
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Add new email user in Dovecot

I installed Dovecot 2.2.10 & Roundcube in Amazon Linux (apparently it's a CentOS variant). If I want to add a new mailbox (e.g. info@mydomain.com) to IMAP, how do I add this mailbox? I read from ...
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Server 2012 indexing

we are encountering an issue where an Index file keeps growing indefinite until the special partition for it becomes full and causes it to be come corrupted, which the indexer then deletes and ...
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courier-authlib not connecting on Gentoo

I may have 2 issues, or miss reading one. logs: May 15 11:17:17 r2d2 authdaemond[26904]: Installation complete: authpipe May 15 11:17:30 r2d2 postfix/smtpd[26986]: sql auxprop plugin using mysql ...
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How can I add SHA512-CRYPT support to SOGo 2.3.10?

I am trying to connect SOGo to an existing Dovecot/Postfix setup (trusty tahr) with a MySQL backend. I established the connection and so far everything seems to work except the login part since the ...
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The greeting from an IMAP server — format?

I'm trying to understand the specification of IMAP found at INTERNET MESSAGE ACCESS PROTOCOL - VERSION 4rev1 (RFC3501) Does the greeting from a server always have the following format? * OK ...
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How do you measure IMAP performance?

We have a mail server built on top of a Gluster distributed filesystem. While this has proven to be fairly easy to set up and quite stable, the performance of our webmail has been quite slow. So now I ...
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IMAP server can't read (open) mails using fetchmail, procmail & dovecot

I'm trying to setup a mail server ! Everything seems to be ok (after some loooong days) but when I tried to read mail with IMAP server : Apr 18 17:38:48 sd-84941 dovecot: imap(dlp): Error: open(/...
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pop3 mail proxy on linux server

I have an ISP pop3 account and I need to retrieve mails on my server (ubuntu server) to feed an IMAP webmail (roundcube) installed on my server too. So, I need : my_ISP_POP3server -> ...
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SELinux preventing Asterisk from connecting to IMAP server for voicemail

I am running Asterisk on Fedora 23 and am using the voicemail IMAP module to store voicemails to Gmail. When SELinux is in enforcing mode it prevents Asterisk from connecting to Gmail. Here is the ...
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Port decisions for email setup in 2016 (Ubuntu)

I have a new Ubuntu 14.04 LAMP server with the UFW firewall setup on DigitalOcean. My goal is to add email for use on my phone(iPhone) and laptop(via Roundcube). There is a lot of old information ...
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IMAP woes when moving to new Exchange

We've recently moved to a semi-outsourced Exchange farm, replacing our internal one. An application I've been asked to help troubleshoot uses IMAP to download some emails from the Exchange servers in ...
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What happens if you have one imap client and one pop client?

I have a mailbox on my server which accepts POP and IMAP connections. If I connect one remote client via POP and another remote client via IMAP, what will happen? Will the emails remain on the ...
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Thunderbird STARTTLS fails connecting to Cyrus-IMAP 2.2.13

Today all of a sudden my Icedove mail clients (38.7.0) ceased working using STARTTLS after I renewed the server certificate. Plain text IMAP works fine. The server logs STARTTLS negotiation failed ...
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Change Dovecot mail directory

I've set up a mail server with Dovecot over SSL. It is receiving emails and placing them in the directory: /home/*user*/Maildir/new I can view them in Vim. However, when I connect to the email via ...
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Ubuntu / CentOS - PHP5 imap ssl

I was wondering now, I have developed a Helpdesk System, than uses the PHP imap library to connect to configured mailbox's and "pull" the mails through and create tickets based on the content. But ...
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imap issue proxynotauthenticated

I am having serious issue during coexistence between exchange 2010 and 2013, authentication failed when attempting to connect through IMAP, I will write the environment and the logs in points so that ...
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Postfix/Dovecot Email Server (on Raspberry Pi) - Unable to configure POP3S connection with Gmail

I've been trying to configure my Raspberry Pi (Raspbian Jessie Lite) as a postfix/dovecot email server for my domain dominicgkerr.co.uk. Using a combination of the fantastic walkthroughs written by ...
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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 log....
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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 /var/log/mail....
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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 (effectively)...
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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 censored-...
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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: https://www....