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rsync IMAP SENT folders between 2 users

How can I handle this: We have a Email system based on DOVECOT IMAP, different users, different logins. I want to somehow rsync all sent folders of some users, so one user can check what another ...
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IMAP Error in rcube_imap.php (184): Login failed for postfix@example.com from X.X.X.X. LOGIN: Authentication failed

Yes, I have looked around at other posts, and not crap is changing the slightest with this issue. So please don't resort to "check the other posts". Cause none of it is helping. I am trying to setup ...
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How to trigger custom actions in dovecot, when email is moved or deleted?

In my dovecot setup I use virtual folders (not to be confused with virtual users). My goal is to get something like seen in googlemail. I want a folder containing all my messages and also I want to ...
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1answer
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Dovecot login with username and no @domain.com extension

I have dovecot setup and working, but i can only login as a linux user without the @domain.com extension. e.g joe.bloggs is a user on the linux system. i can login using this as the imap username and ...
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Unified email strategy, migration from remote IMAP and Thunderbird [closed]

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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1answer
39 views

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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1answer
63 views

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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33 views

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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63 views

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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1answer
131 views

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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1answer
21 views

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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135 views

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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1answer
209 views

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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1answer
714 views

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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1answer
744 views

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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2answers
88 views

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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1answer
32 views

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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1answer
2k views

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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1answer
57 views

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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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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2answers
118 views

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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1answer
428 views

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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1answer
133 views

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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1answer
26 views

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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2answers
577 views

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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1answer
67 views

IMAP preauth with Dovecot

What's the command line for preauth IMAP using Dovecot? Many sites give: dovecot --exec-mail imap But on my system this returns: Usage: dovecot [-F] [-c <config file>] [-p] [-n] [-a] ...
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175 views

Password data is not valid for scheme SHA512: Input length isn't valid (24 instead of 64)

I am setting up dovecot with pgsql. I have setup the MTA and can receive mail correctly with the mailboxes setup in the database, but when i login via a mail client to dovecot I get in my maillog: ...
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2answers
832 views

Dovecot, IMAP outlook reports error 0x800CCC0E cannot synchronize subscribed folders

I have recently some issues with people using my email server. They have problems with synchronizing folders on outlook, and I can't figure out what to do. I found somewhere that I could extend a ...
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167 views

Dovecot: doveadm move command syntax

I want to transfer an email from user1@domain.com to put it in a folder of another user: user2@domain.com For that, it seems to me appropriate to use 'doveadm move' command, but I can not get the ...
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Dovecot+NFS setup

We have an existing Sendmail server running on a Solaris 10 host (host-A). I'm trying to configure a new Dovecot IMAP-server (host-B) on another RHEL box to act as the IMAP-server for our mail server. ...
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Something keeps connecting to Dovecot and Postfix

My Dovecot mail server and Postfix MTA seems to be generating logs about attempts to login from localhost. How could I investigate this issue? Log excerpt: Jun 8 09:36:31 mailserver ...
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1answer
50 views

Dovecot - Remove read email

Is there a way to automatically remove mail after it is read within dovecot either through a configuration or plugin? I'm running the following two packages: dovecot-core ...
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1answer
120 views

Dovecot hangs on all logins including local telnet [closed]

After a routine system upgrade (Debian testing) yesterday, clients stopped being able to connect to our mailserver's imapd. Following the troubleshooting/test guide ...
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Fetch all Mail from an IMAP server with Postfix to distribute on local IMAP server

The situation: The constellation: We have a managed, dedicated server from a professional provider. We currently have Tobit David.fx server in use within our local network which fetches all E-Mails ...
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improper command pipelining after EHLO

I have looked everywhere for a concise answer, but I am unable to find a solution (or one that I can understand). I'm certain that this is a configuration issue, but can't see where. I have ...
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1answer
79 views

Is there any way to mask the INBOX label for Dovecot 1.2x Shared Mailboxes?

I'm setting up a new Dovecot sever to replace an old Cyrus server, and need to keep things as consistent as possible. I have a couple local accounts, like junkmail and notjunkmail that users get ...
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mail server on ubuntu can't recive mails

I have been setting up a mail server on ubuntu 12.04 following this tutorial. Setting up mailboxes in postfixadmin and sending email from this addresses is working, but sending email to my servers ...
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1answer
797 views

is it safe to remove mails on imap server with “rm”?

I use dovecot IMAP server and want to delete big unneeded mails: cd /var/spool/foouser; du -a | sort -rn > /var/tmp/du-mail-foouser.log Now I see big mails at the top and after looking at them I ...
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1answer
1k views

Logging into mail server works through telnet but fails though imap(s) (Dovecot+MySQL)

I have followed the ISPMail tutorial on how to set up a Debian mail server. I can log into the dovecot server through telnet like this: [root@{hostname}: /home/{user}]# telnet {hostname}.{TLD} 143 ...
2
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1answer
303 views

Dovecot. Why do we need a public namespace?

I'm really confused about namespaces. Here's the Dovecot tutorial I'm trying to follow: http://wiki2.dovecot.org/HowTo/VirtualUserFlatFilesPostfix Can someone explain to me what exactly is ...
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Dovecot IMAP + Roundcube Subscriptions Missing

I have a Dovecot server v2.0 (from Ubuntu 12.04) and Roundcube running on the same server. The setup generally works well, except that certain IMAP subscriptions disappear after a random time ...
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1answer
208 views

Fetch .eml files with Dovecot

I have a local storage with number of .eml files. I would like to copy all such files to mailboxes located on the same server (CentOS box), so that users could view .eml content when fetching emails ...
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1answer
262 views

how to set up many users to use the same imap account. Dovecot, Roundcube

to be more specific, i will describe my problem. I have to install local IMAP server (Dovecot) that will download messages via pop3 from info@myextmail.com (with Fetchmail). To use Dovecote locally i ...
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1k views

How to get a list of Dovecot IMAP users

How do you get a list of users for a dovecot email server that connect via IMAP (as opposed to POP)? Our server is setup to authenticate via LDAP/PAM. Is there an easy way to get a list of the users ...
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1answer
106 views

if telnet is disabled will imap_open() work

I am trying to connect to my mailbox on my hosting via imap_open() (php) . But its throwing authentication failed error. According to my hosting provider they have disabled telnet for security ...
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2answers
322 views

Users reporting strange IMAP issues from their mail clients: messages missing, deleted, or moved from folders

The server is a CentOS 5 install running Dovecot for imap access within an office LAN to about 5 computers using Thunderbird. There's only one mailbox, in the Maildir format, and about 20GB in size. ...
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394 views

Dovecot authentification not working

I run a Ubuntu 10.04 VPS with Postfix and Dovecot installed. For a while I had problems with the mailserver itself (Postfix) but now it runs ok. I can telnet into it from localhost (telnet localhost ...
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3answers
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Dovecot ignoring maximum number of IMAP connections

I have a single mailbox mail server running Dovecot/Postfix and I have two IMAP clients, Thunderbird on the PC and K9 on Android. I keep on receiving this error in my logs even after I change the ...
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Trying to limit IMAP folders/mailboxes my iPhone/iPad sees

(Note: I am using dovecot 1.0.10 on Ubuntu 8.04.4 LTS. Yes, I know I need to upgrade before next year :) (Note: The SMTP/IMAP server in question only servers a few users. Certainly what I propose ...