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

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Dovecot Certificate Authentication

After implementing certificate authentication on Nginx web server, I would like to do the same on Dovecot mail server. The idea is to create your own CA and manage certificates (both issuing and ...
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Postfix Splitting Domain to Separate Mailstores using LDAP

I'm investigating a new mail setup to replace Exchange in our organization using Cyrus-IMAP, Postfix and Perdition IMAP proxy server. I'm running into issues dealing with sending emails to different ...
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How can I create a new user account with Cyrus IMAP?

I'm trying to setup postfix with imap on a vserver. Now, I'm trying to create the first user/mailbox. The vserver runs Debian. I tried to login to the Cyrus administration console with cyradm, but to ...
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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 ...
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Simple basic IMAP client for debugging

Does anybody know a simple IMAP client that can show every detail of the messages and mailboxes? I am trying to edit a roundcube extension and I need to know how it should work with special messages. ...
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Disable user_deny.db in Cyrus/imapd

We have a cyrus 2.4.12 on Debian, we use packages, rather than building each software ourselves. I am getting the this "log" constantly, a lot of, various users, and 8-10 times per user request: ...
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CentOS 5 : error in installing php-imap

can someone please help me with this CentOS 5 question? I am trying to install php-imap, i tried yum install php-imap but I am getting the following output: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, ...
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UID uniqueness of IMAP mails

In our internal webmail system, we'd like to attach notes and contacts to certain mails. In order to do this, we have to keep track of every mail on our IMAP server. Unfortunately the IMAP standard ...
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How can I export Mdaemon filter rules

I'm now migrating my Mdaemon Mail Server to a Zimbra Server. I can export the account list, synchronize the mail data via IMAP. But I dont know how to export the IMAP filter rules of each Mdaemon ...
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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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Exchange IMAP4 connector - Error Event ID 2006

A couple of users in my organisation use IMAP4 to connect to Exchange 2007 (Update rollup 9 applied) because they prefer Thunderbird / Postbox clients. One of the users is generating errors in the ...
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Migrating users and mailboxes from postfix / Maildir to Postfix with Mysql backend

So I've got 60 or so users on a hand rolled postfix installation on openbsd and I'd like to move their mailboxes to our new mail server running iRedMail (postfix, vmail/mysql back end) Does anyone ...
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Cyrus IMAP: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection refused

I'm working on setting up a Cyrus 2.2 IMAP server on Ubuntu Server 9.04. If I telnet from the server itself: # telnet localhost imap I get: * OK IMAP Cyrus IMAP4 v2.2.13-Debian-2.2.13-14ubuntu3 ...
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Mail server: can't connect via POP/IMAP

I've followed this guide on setting up a mail server on my dedicated server. I've been able to send mails from the php application I'm using and the linux commandline (using telnet, php, etc). The ...
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To process bounced emails, your version of PHP needs access to the imap_xxx functions (default)."

How can i check whether my windows server 2012 has imap_xxx functions are accessible via my PHP ? I installed PHP via : http://www.microsoft.com/web/downloads/platform.aspx PHP version is : v 5.5
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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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Mapi or Imap for small company with slow internet connection and outlook

I am helping a small company that currently have an external hosted MAPI solution in Outlook 2010-2013. It runs on 6-7 computers and for all users their outlook takes between 15-60 seconds to start, ...
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Courier IMAP, no response

I've got a Postfix with Courier IMAP mail server mostly set up. IMAP authentication works as expected on port 143 (when SSL is disabled), but whenever SSL is enabled or port 993 is used, nothing ...
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nginx as smtp proxy

I was ordered to configure nginx as SMTP proxy. That's all details I have. I've looked though some books and docs and don't see neither any examples of such configuration nor explanations of why this ...
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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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SASL - Plaintext password not accepted - Encrypted works

I have a very strange issue! SASL does not work properly, as it does not accept plain-text passwords (like Outlook sends them) Oct 2 10:35:09 srf cyrus/imap[4119]: accepted connection Oct 2 ...
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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 do I enable the IMAP functions in PHP?

I have a LAMP box running Ubuntu, Apache 2 and PHP5 with Slicehost. I'm a bit new to all this sysadmin stuff (I'm primarily a web developer). I need to use the IMAP functions in PHP, but they don't ...
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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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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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How to set up squirrelmail read from Maildir

I have the problem that my squirrelmail is not reading mails from Maildir. So my Inbox in squirrelmail is always empty. How can I fix it? This should be the path for Maildir: /home/someuser/Maildir. ...
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EXIM - 550 Cannot receive from specified address - Sendgrid

We're having some intermediate issues with exim where some emails go through and then others get the 550 Cannot receive from specified address Error. This is the guide we used to setup EXIM: ...
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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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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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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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Recover hard deleted items from Exchange

My MD had a clear out of her mailbox (anything from september 2011 back to 2005 was deleted!) she is now majorly regretting this as there was contracts etc etc in there. Now I have looked in OWA but ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...