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

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Is there a way to filter mails in remote IMAP account?

Situation: mail server with IMAP only access. Problem: I want to be able to filter mails (put some mails to various folders, mark them as read and so on). Most new email clients have this ability, ...
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Recovering deleted emails on IMAP server with Thunderbird

I have an IMAP mail server and use Thunderbird as my client. I didn't understand the sychronization of client-server using IMAP vs POP. My IMAP server was filling up, so I logged onto the server and ...
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nginx as smtp proxy [closed]

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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Ubuntu: mailserver + database

I want a mailserver on Ubuntu that saves e-mail in the database and uses users in the database to let them login into the POP server and SMTP server. There are also different domains. How can I do ...
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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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What's the difference between POP3 and IMAP for e-mail?

How does IMAP differ from POP3 and what are the pros/cons of each and why choose one over another?
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Dovecot Migration and old mails

I'm migrating my mails from an old server to a new one, the configuration is good (mysql virtual accounts & imap only), with dovecot and postfix. It's already running for other users, I just want ...
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How do I setup a SSL mail server?

For a beginner, can anyone recommend a good method of setting up a encrypted IMAP server (on port 993) or at least TLS POP3 email ? There are plenty of examples of opportunistic client side email ...
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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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Fast search for IMAP?

I have an IMAP account with over 10 years' worth of emails in it, and I'd like to be able to search it quickly from my Windows machine. I'm looking for something that will give me an indexed search ...
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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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Migrate IMAP account between providers - client access only

I have an IMAP E-Mail account with my old provider. I have a new, empty IMAP account with the new provider. Is there a tool or Thunderbird to migrate the E-Mail data from one account to another? I'm ...
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wildcard ssl certificate - exchange 2010 - POP/IMAP problem

previously we have requested a wildcard ssl certificate from godaddy for our major domain. one of the reasons was the new established exchange server 2010. usually you require following names included ...
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Migrate Maildir between courier and dovecot servers

I have several tarballs that make up all the previous emails for two or three accounts on a mail server. This machine we be shut down within a few weeks and so I need to migrate all the previously ...
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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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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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Server not found in Kerberos database while getting credentials for imap

When running kvno imap/prueba-mail.ejemplo.org@EJEMPLO.ORG get the following error: kvno: Server not found in Kerberos database while getting credentials for imap/prueba-mail.ejemplo.org@EJEMPLO.ORG ...
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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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Emptying Trash with Dovecot IMAP

On a Debian Squeeze system I run an IMAP server using Dovecot with messages being stored in the Maildir format. The server is accessed by various clients, including Thunderbird, Evolution and ...