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Change existing dovecot maildir installation from m-UTF7 charset to UTF8 to avoid breaking TAB

In an existing dovecot installation with many pre-existing folders using regional characters I would like to change m-UTF7 (.&AMk-l&AOk-ments envoy&AOk-s) foldernames to UTF8 (.Éléments ...
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Can't delete dovecot-managesieved

When I want to install / delete or whatever a package, I get an error from dovecot-managesieved. So I tried to delete it with this line: $ sudo apt-get purge dovecot-managesieved reading package ...
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postfix&dovecot — adding some spam filter

I have setup my SMTP server (on a Linux/Ubuntu 15.04 VPS rented at OVH) according to http://www.binarytides.com/install-postfix-dovecot-debian/ (so there is no traditional user on the box; hence it ...
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How to login to imap server with email address for unix users?

I'm being able to login to imap with the unix user name # telnet localhost imap Trying 127.0.0.1... Connected to localhost. Escape character is '^]'. * OK [CAPABILITY IMAP4rev1 LITERAL+ SASL-IR ...
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relay all TLDs from relay-domains

On my production server, I want to relay all the top level domains, Server is configured with send mail + Dovecot. As I checked in the file /etc/mail/relay-domains if I add any domain then I can send ...
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sendmail default mail path

I have just configured the postfix+dovecot and its working fine as I tested with configured in Outlook. Same way I am trying to setup a sendmail+dovecot, The mail problem I am facing here is the mail-...
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Mark emails on my mail server as read

I have a Virtual Private Server, running a mail server for my domain. I use postfix and dovecot. I'm using IMAP. On my MacBook, I can retrieve my mails using the default app Mail. However, every time ...
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Postfix: Outgoing Email Filter + Deliver sent email to a folder

I'm running a filter for incoming email on Postfix that basically sends the email through SpamAssassin and then delivers it to the user by using dovecot-lda. This is happening by editing Postfix's ...
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Problem in sending email from postfix

I have followed an online guide to install and configure postfix with dovecot in CentOS 6. Now I can login on the POP3 server from Thunderbird but when I want to send email the following error occurs:...
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dovecot+exim configuration, error while restarting exim

When I try to configure Dovecot together with Exim, I get an error while restarting Exim: Exim configuration error in line 63 of /etc/exim/exim.conf: main option "dovecot_login" unknown What am I ...
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Hosting Dovecot and Postfix Behind nginx?

So I'm looking at setting up postfix and dovecot on a server that is currently hosting some web-sites via nginx, and I've stumbled upon the mail {} configuration option for nginx, but I'm having a ...
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dovecot and quota notifications customization

I've enabled quotes on my mail server. Dovecot now takes quota value from AD. Everything seems to be working, but I have some questions. 1) Many users have highly over-quota mailbox now. If I make ...
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Dovecot auto folder creation “Unknown setting: mailbox”

First off my dovecot info: $ dovecot --version 2.0.9 Running on an Amazon Linux AMI EC2 instance. I've added this in my /etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-mail.conf mail_location = maildir:/var/mail/virtual/%...
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Fetchmail with local Postfix on Home-Server

a small question... I have a fully configured postfix server which have a few domains, few users, and much more. Then I have a smart host which receives all mails and send all mails. For example ...
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Hosting email for multiple domains on the same server? [duplicate]

I have a single server with dovecot and postfix installed to handle email. If i create a user on the OS (centos) i can then use this user to log into any email client and send/receive emails. The ...
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Every email that I receive gets sent to root@example.com (Postfix on CentOS)

I've got a bit of a strange problem going on. It seems that all emails I receive never make it to my actual inbox. They go to the root email. (in my case this is root@dougbeney.com) Here is my /var/...
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I can send mail but can't receive it (CentOS with Postfix)

I followed this tutorial and was able to create a mail account that can be configured in an email client. The problem is that I can't receive any messages to my inbox BUT I can send messages ...
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How can I have multiple email accounts from different domains using Postfix?

I just made it through this helpful article and successfully have my mail server set up with a single domain. What I'm wondering now is how I can be able to add multiple email account for different ...
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Amavis Spam Summary

I recently switched from the classic SpamAssassin to the "advanced" and more featured "Amavis" (which includes Spamassasin and a virus scanner). I'm missing a great feature of SA: the spam report. ...
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Postfix does not work with TLS but Dovecot does

I have posted this question on Sever Fault but as soon as I mentioned that I have a control panel installed on my server (even though it has nothing to do with the issue) my question was closed. Here ...
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One account stopped receiving emails - postfix / dovecot

My server was working properly but now one account is not able to receive emails. Forwarders are working on the same account. I have postfix/dovecot installed on ubuntu with this guide: https://www....
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Many domains using a single IP address with BIND 9.7

I'm in the middle of migrating and configuring a web server with two domains (with one more in the future), and no sub-domains so far, but using a single IP address (for now). This type of ...
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Dovecot Mail Killed with Signal 15

My Dovecot always crashes after about half an hour. Error log (/var/log/mail.log) says: Sep 24 12:05:07 yetzner dovecot: imap-login: Warning: Killed with signal 15 (by pid=1 uid=0 code=kill) Sep 24 ...
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How do load balanced mail servers function with each other and clients?

If there are two mail servers running postfix/dovecot as both primary in a load balanced configuration, how do they function with each other and with clients? For example, my DNS record will look ...
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Postfix/Dovecot configuration Problem

I've a problem setting up my postfix with dovecot. After Login via Outlook and Thunderbird I'm getting a timeout. This is how my configuration looks like for postfix: postconf: warning: /etc/postfix/...
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SSL/Secure MySQL access with Postfix/Dovecot Mail Server

I have two MySQL servers setup, one in each data center in the US. The east coast db is the master and replicates to the west coast slave db over SSL. When I try to connect my mail server to the ...
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Dovecot Authentication with MySQL and Horde Webmail

I am looking into setting up my web server to have its own IMAP/POP/SMTP server. For the IMAP and POP3 and I am using Dovecot and the webmail I am using Horde. Its all mostly working, I can ...
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Postfix: Recipient address rejected from another domain zones

I have successfully installed Postfix/Dovecot with virtual domains and TLS support like this article describes - https://geekpeek.net/postfix-with-dovecot/ ... But faced with the problem. I can send ...
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Cyrus Performance Tweaks?

Okay guys, I have put a lot of research into this so bear with me. Here's what I am up against. I have been working with RC for a long time and I know some awesome SQL tweaks that work wonders, etc. ...
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postfix - unknown group: vmail

I have a VPS running Debian 8 in which I used this tutorial to set up. It is running dovecot and postfix. Recently I have started receiving errors every few minutes in my mail.err log file which look ...
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Migrate mail from dovecot on centos to dovecot on debian

I am trying to migrate a number of user mail accounts from dovecot 1.0.7 on a centos 5.11 server to dovecot 2.1.7 on a debian 7 server Foolishly I thought I could simply replicate the Maildirs from ...
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Delivering email to Maildir PreINBOX

I have a running dovecot with: $ dovecot -n # 2.2.18: /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf # OS: Linux 4.1.0-x86_64-linode59 x86_64 Fedora release 22 (Twenty Two) ext4 auth_debug = yes auth_mechanisms = plain ...
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My server email can't connect to Outlook or Thunderbird

I have postfix for smtp, and dovecot for imap/pop with FROXLOR. I have configured correctly, but I can't succeed in configuring an account in client mail programs. From Outlook, I receive Log on to ...
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Can I delete or move mail files from maildir cur folder?

I ended up with a cur folder with over 350,000 files. So many that I can't find a mail program to manage them. Tried horde on the same server and it gives an error. Can I delete or move some of those ...
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Cent OS 6.6 enable Plaintext authentication on dovecot and postfix

A customer of mine wants to use gmail as their default mail client but I have rolled forward to a new CENTOS server version (6.6, ok it's not "new" new) and the dovecot and postfix settings are ...
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How can I get dovecot to retrieve my email?

I am setting up an email server for my personal domain. There will only be one user (me). I am running a DigitalOcean VPS on Arch, everything is up to date as of yesterday. I have got postfix ...
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Dovecot with CAcert certificates, Outlook can't connect to IMAP

I have quite standard installation of postfix and dovecot on Ubuntu 12.10. I generated my own certificates and got them signed by cacert.org. The process of creating certs was like below: openssl ...
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Postfix/Dovecot import mail from Gmail

I setup an iRedMail server on Ubuntu 14.04. My company currently uses Gmail but wants to switch to a cheaper solution. I set up the server with an LDAP DB, and I'm using Postfix and Dovecot for the ...
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Mails bouncing back from Dovecot mail server

we have a dedicated server running CENTOS 6.6 x86_64 standard running and usually comes with whm/cpanel. It is using Dovecot mail server and postfix is excluded in repository. The problems we are ...
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Problems with postfix/dovecot unable to receive mail

Can't receive mail on my server but can send just fine. From what I can tell in the logs, it complains about timing out. I check the connection externally using telnet from my PC, I can connect to ...
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How to configure dbox mail storage format for a single mail account?

I'm using ldap database at backend and I want to configure my mail server such a way that one mail id i.e. info@domain.au will be stored as dbox format while other mails will be stored in maildir ...
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IMAP login not recognizing SASL while simple postfix send is

I've got SASLAuthd working (via LDAP), and am also successfully able to telnet via port 25 with my LDAP credentials. Postfix is configured with Dovecot. All 3 services are running fine (Postfix, ...
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Looking for an email server that supports mysql ssl connection

I am trying to secure connections to my MySQL server. I have SSL set up but I am looking for programs that support a SSL connection to MySQL. Specifically I am currently looking for an email server ...
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dovecot not starting : service(imap) access(/usr/lib/dovecot/imap) failed

I have installed dovecot but the service is not running. I have verified using ps -A | grep dovecot and service dovecot status The test says : dovecot stop/waiting In the /var/log/mail.err and ....
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Postfix Dovecot unix Error : missing '=' after attribute

According to multiple documents like https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Postfix/DovecotLDAP One of the configuration lines is: dovecot unix - n n - - pipe flags=...
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Postfix / Dovecot Mail appears in logs, but not in its respective folder

I'm currently trying to set up Postfix with Dovecot, but something does not seem to work the way it should be. For some reason, mails I sent to my mail account appear in the logs, but do not become ...
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How to deactivate mbox?

I just finished to install the horde framework (git version) on my server (debian7 + dovecot + postfix + apache2). And I would like to know if it is possible to deactivate the "mail" program's "...
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unable establish remote imap connection, why not?

A remote CentOS 7 web server is able to successfully receive email sent from elsewhere on the internet addressed to me@mydomain.com . An app running on the same CentOS 7 server is able to use ...
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thunderbird can't connect to my email box

I have installed mail server successfully on my vps according to https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-a-postfix-e-mail-server-with-dovecot. I create user joe with passwd "ps1"...
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Permission problems. Can't retrieve inbox mails from dovecot

I got a VPS server at a webhoster which has CentOS 6.6 as operating system. Because I have multiple domains which are used by various people this server is going to serve multiple roles: nameserver (...