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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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Stop thunderbird from re downloading messages after profile move [migrated]

I have email account setup with imap and local folder synchronization. recently i moved my profile to a new machine and when it starts up it keeps re downloading the messages in the local folder. I ...
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Postfix misconfiguration: external clients cannot send emails

I have Postfix installed on a server that sends about 100-500 emails per day by PHP script (postcard service) Then I wanted to configure Postfix the way that a couple of admins could send/receive ...
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Certain email clients are giving Message rejected as spam by Content Filtering. when sending to Exchange

I own a postfix server running on CentOS. Now with certain e-mail clients sending to Exchange 2013 I'm getting a bounce back saying: 550 5.7.1 Message rejected as spam by Content Filtering. (in ...
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Exim after Thunderbird update: “Could not negotiate a supported cipher suite” [closed]

Recently, after I installed updates on my Kubuntu 14.04. system and a new version of thunderbird was installed, I could not send emails any more. It prompts: Sending of message failed. The message ...
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Dovecot not serving old migrated emails for some clients

I have just migrated my emails to a new mail server. The old and the new server had the exact same setup using MailDir with fetchmail, procmail and dovecot. The configurations of those three ...
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IMAP Email issue - Not logging in with correct password

A little while ago, my email stopped working all of a sudden. The email is hosted on a cPanel server, and it seems to be just my accounts (I have 2 different emails, on 2 domains that are both not ...
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How to setup an openldap addressbook for thunderbird secure s/mime email ?

I want to setup an ldap server that will hold an addressbook of users their emails their smime certificates. I want to use this ldap server as an addressbook in thunderbird and/or other mail clients ...
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I can not use calendars hosted on the server with Thunderbird and Lightning [closed]

I am trying to use Thunderbird and Lightning to use caldav calendars. Still does not work. I have no experience with calendars, you likely have some things wrongly configured. I installed ...
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Install Mozilla Thunderbird on NAS [closed]

I have a small office with 3 computers running Linux Ubuntu. All the data are stored in a NAS drive (WD MyBook Live). I would like to - somehow - be able to access the email archives as well from each ...
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Configure apache for subdomain.* style entries (mail autoconfiguration)

I am trying to create a site for the outlook and thunderbird autoconfiguration, in both cases they are using a specific subdomain to pull the configuration xml. You need to create the following ...
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How to safely move mailbox to another server?

I have a hosting for my client on a shared server (website, domain and mailboxes) and I want to change the provider and move everything to another server. Moving the website is as easy as copying the ...
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Thunderbird not trusting certificate signed with self-signed authority

I have generated a self-signed certificate authority using mydomain.org as the common name. I imported the public certificate using Thunderbird's certificate manager under the "Authorities" tab. So ...
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Is STARTTLS more safe than TLS/SSL?

In Thunderbird (and I assume in many other clients, too) I have the option to choose between "SSL/TLS" and "STARTTLS". As far as I understand it, "STARTTLS" means in simple words "encrypt if both ...
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Self-signed certificates for thunderbird

I want to set self-signed certificates in thunderbird but got some warnings when I try to sent message: Unable to put a digital signature. Make sure that the certificates specified in the account ...
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Active Directory: Thunderbird LDAP autocompletion not working with Kerberos auth

The Problem: I'm trying to configure an LDAP mail autocompletion - a built-in functionality of Mozilla Thunderbird 17.0.5 @ Windows 7 x64 in 2008R2 domain environment. The OS is a fresh, ...
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Ubuntu server postfix + dovecot authentication, wrong password

I am trying to setup basic e-mail server just for me on my Ubuntu 12.04 following these guides. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Postfix https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Dovecot I executed ...
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Does enigmail for thunderbird encrypt title of message

From what I've read, encrypting an email with pgp/mime with thunderbird+enigmail will encrypt the entire message including attachments. Does this also include the message subject title? If not, is ...
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Thunderbird does not recognize that my server supports STARTTLS

Ok. So I have been setting up a mail server of late. I have it mostly set up, but when ever I try to send mail with Thunderbird I get the error: Sending of message failed. An error occurred sending ...
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setting up Thunderbird and Exchange 2007 server

I want to use Thunderbird with Exchange 2007. Before I used Outlook and everything worked fine. Now I set up the following settings in Thunderbird: Inbox IMAP Server Address: 192.168.0.1 Port: 143 ...
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dovecot / exim setup to capture mail internally into mail boxes and allow me to browse through a mail client

I am attempting to duplicate a live oscommerce site onto a local virtual machine. I am running ubuntu 12.10 server (through virtualbox). Can someone point me towards any article, or provide me some ...
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Thunderbird disconnecting from Dovecot

I'm managing a Dovecot POP3 server which serves large number of users. Some of these users are in remote locations. I'm getting reports about users whose Thunderbird clients show the number of mails ...
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How to configure postfix and dovecot so that thunderbird can automatically find settings

Our mailserver is a Ubuntu Server box with a Postfix/Dovecot combination. We enabled starttls with a correct certificate and everything is working ok. A lot of our users are using Thunderbird for ...
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mutt, smime, decrypt with one of two different keys

This is an odd one. We want to have an encrypted e-mail list. There are a few ways to do this, but in the interim what we've done is created a public/private keypair via openssl for our e-mail list ...
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Remote home, two desktops at the same time: firefox and thunderbird can't be run on both

We're using Ubuntu desktops with remote homes mounted via NFS. It's working ok overall, but we're facing a problem now with thunderbird and firefox. Some users have two identical desktops running at ...
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Thunderbird 15.0.1 cannot use Exchange 2003 SMTP

I'm having the strangest time getting a Thunderbird email client to connect to my Exchange 2003 server. I got the incoming IMAP account set up no problem, and I can receive mail. However sending mail ...
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Is there a way to make encryption default per contact in Thunderbird?

I administer several computers that have Thunderbird installed. I know Thunderbird has an option to require all email to be encrypted. However, I would like a way to allow unencrypted email ...
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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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Cannot Connect to POP Email Server via Third-Party Mail Client

I am trying to set up a POP email account via a third-party mail client in my office and can't do it. I have tried both Apple's Mail app and Mozilla Thunderbird, but I keep getting told that I have ...
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Downloading a repository for local use

I'm trying to get Thunderbird working in such a way that it will properly work with Kolab groupware. For that I need it to be in a fixed setup of Thunderbird and add-ons (Lightning, SyncKolab) without ...
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Verify IMAP/POP3 connection to Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5

I wanted to fully explore IMAP connections from the command line, if I can connect via Thunderbird, then I should be able to via telnet?! Microsoft detail IMAP login as :- LOGIN ...
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Thunderbird - Login Script to create user and email account

is there anything out there that will let me script via active directory and login scripts the creation of a thunderbird user profile and associated email account?? I looked to-do this in Outlook ...
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Dovecot IMAP action log for a user

I had a strange problem crop up this morning.. one of my users emailed me saying that their email from a the last month had disappeared into their trash. This, unfortunately, is a hostile user.. so it ...
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Thunderbird contacts sync

i work in a small office company and using thunderbird on all workstations, i've been searching for a solution of an address book that can be synced around the office and on an web-based application ...
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slapd Address Book working but only search

I'm setting up an Address Book using LDAP (slapd) in Debian. Right now I have succesfully installed and it's working (using phpldapadmin as frontend). The only problem I've seend it's in the client ...
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Exchange 2003 SMTP SSL and various email clients

This Exchange 2003 server sits behind a firewall with a virtual SMTP server listening on port 465 and attached an SSL certificate from Comodo to the virtual server. However, when trying to send from ...
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Exim4 / Thunderbird hangs

I'm trying to send e-mail with Exim4. That works fine with Telnet. But when I try Thunderbird, it says 'connection timeout'. The exim log is empty. What can I do now ?
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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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Mozilla Thunderbird Tag Functionality

Does someone know where I can get documentation on the Mozilla Wiki or Mozilla Developer Network. I mean the menu you get when you right-click a message and go to tag. You see this. Important Work ...
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How does Thunderbird discover e-mail servers?

We are deploying some test e-mail servers with the subdomain mail (i.e., mail.example.com). Now, it seems that Thunderbird discovers that e-mail server when we are configuring e-mail. How does ...
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Getting contact list from IMAP server

I want to update my local Thunderbird address book with a list of valid email addresses on an IMAP server. I'm not that familiar with IMAP, does it allow this? If so, could someone point me to an ...
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Have I Just Been Hacked? (Intrusion Alert, Known Hacker's Email is Marked as Recipient for an Email in Thunderbird) [closed]

I'm a product creator, and in attempt to track and stem my losses from piracy, I occasionally visit a bulletin board dedicated to piracy and piracy-for-profit; my products are regularly pirated and ...
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Thunderbird + ldap write support

Is there anyone aware of someone seriously working on thunderdbird to get write support on ldap shared addressbook?
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Accessing public calendar from firefox after upgrade to Exchange 2007

Our company email/calendar server is in Exchange. I work on Linux using Firefox/Thunderbird. We have an office calendar as a shared "Public Folder", and in the past I've successfully accessed this ...
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UW-IMAP server, high load for one user

We have been experiencing a very strange anomaly, with one specific user with our UW-IMAP server. We have about 75 users using the server, and one particular user, who is in about the middle as far ...
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How to achieve in-folder discussions with IMAP (skip SMTP send, Thunderbird)?

Does anyone know a good way to achieve replying to a message into the same IMAP folder without sending another duplicate copy over SMTP? This is to be achieved with a conventional GUI mail client, ...
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Thunderbird message with a blank body

I've just installed hMailServer and Thunderbird and managed to get them talking to each other. When Thunderbird gets the message from the server (this is all running locally by the way), the subject ...
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custom (preconfigured) installer for Firefox and Thunderbird

I want to prepare a custom installer of Thunderbird and Firefox, which will come preconfigured with the address book, proxy settings etc. I found some forum topics on the issue: here and here, ...
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Dovecot / Thunderbird email duplicates

After installing a new system (Ubuntu 10.04.1 Desktop), I copied the /var/mail dir content to the new system and install - same config - dovecot as an Imap(s) server. To test the new setup, first the ...
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How to disable Thunderbird Migration Assistant after upgrade from 2.0 to 3.1

Is there any way to disable Thunderbird Migration Assistant after upgrade from Thunderbird 2.0 to 3.1? The defaults there are sensible, but my users will likely be confused by this Assistant and for ...