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Your combination of software is a bit unusual these days (i.e. pretty standard 10-20 years ago). I'm guessing what you are doing is using fetchmail to connect to a POP server, and then it passes the mail to procmail to deliver the mail into local directories. This approach has become unusual in part because there's not many servers now that support POP ...


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Apparently my solution was almost right, I can do what I need with: doveadm expunge -u testuser@sv.dev mailbox INBOX SENTBEFORE 1-Jan-2011 doveadm expunge -u testuser@sv.dev mailbox INBOX.Sent SENTBEFORE 1-Jan-2011 doveadm expunge -u testuser@sv.dev mailbox INBOX.Trash SENTBEFORE 1-Jan-2011 doveadm purge -u testuser@sv.dev Note: You can replace -u ...


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most likely you are open relay mail server, you can check here http://mxtoolbox.com/diagnostic.aspx open relay means that anyone can use you mail exchange unchallenged. you will need to look at the documentation around securing you mail server.


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if emails are being sent by legitimate user/accounts, some of them might have fallen victims of malware that is using their email clients to send these messages, do you have any way to know their current OS/mail client? Logs may help you with that if you are not using SSL/TLS for your IMAP connections, IMAP credentials might have been captured through many ...


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Finally got it work! First, I had to auth_master_user_separator = + instead of with “”. This removed the complaint from dovecot that Username character disallowed by auth_username_chars: 0x2a (username: loginusermaster) " Then realized I was adding master password records using the htpasswd command to the wrong file /usr/local/etc/dovecot/dovecot.master ...


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Apr 17 19:46:18 v22015072919626549 postfix/virtual[8844]: 62D6A3E0DC9: to=<***>, relay=virtual, delay=0.05, delays=0.01/0.01/0/0.02, dsn=2.0.0, status=sent (delivered to maildir) So Postfix is delivering the mail somewhere, but we don't yet know where. I am can not receive mails. Sending emails works perfect. So are you sure Postfix delivers ...


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It appears dovecot is finding the mail directory location. However it needs to know which type of delivery to use. Your maildir entries should be prefixed with either mbox:, maildir or another supported type. I prefer maildir:. Alternatively add back the mailbox location: mail_location = maildir:~/Maildir or use the username to set the location using ...


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I added these two lines (from the DO tutorial) to my /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf: mail_home = /home/mailboxes/home/ mail_location = maildir:/home/mailboxes/maildir/ I also removed the same things from the SQL query from /etc/dovecot/dovecot-sql.conf. And now it works!



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