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My guess is that it's your submission service there which is a wide open one. I think it currently lets anyone to connect there and just send the e-mail without actually requiring authentication. Alternatively your SASL config is messed up in a way that it returns "OK, this user can authenticate" even when it should not. (Been there, done that)


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Dovecot is an IMAP server. Address books are not part of what IMAP does.


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Address book is not a part of IMAP server and provided by 3rd-party services like LDAP. So you have to dig in some other direction.


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Sounds like you've suffered some sort of soft disk failure that has triggered a check/rebuild of the disks and that failure corrupted part of the dovecot installation. I would also: If possible, check the S.M.A.R.T. performance/health counters for your disks, there might be a catastrophic hardware failure imminent Verify the files of other packages using ...



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