Questions tagged [dovecot]

Dovecot is an open source IMAP and POP3 email server for Linux/UNIX-like systems, written with security primarily in mind.

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Postfix delivery problem, status=bounced (mail forwarding loop for jeff@example.com), is this the solution?

I think I've diagnosed a problem with my Postfix mail server, now I just need help implementing the fix. I am a "league member" at a sports website with 11 other people and when someone ...
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Automatic replies with dovecot and pigeonhole

I would like to send automatic replies to e-mails with certain characteristics and it seems that the dovecot pigeonhole plugin can do this, but I'm confused about what I need to get it to work. I now ...
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SSL both for web and mail

I have my public web site with EV SSL certificate. I bought new server and configured postfix and dovecot for mail server. Can I use my website's SSL certificate for postfix and dovecot for secure ...
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How to validate email From: address with authenticated user (prevent sender/login mismatch) in dovecot submission server?

Im looking for the same behavior as postfix reject_sender_login_mismatch, however i want dovecot to handle this. Starting since version 2.3 Dovecot offers a submission SMTP:587 server. I like this and ...
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Mdaemon & superadmin password

i've to migrate Mdaemon mail server to postfix/dovecot server. It's possibile in Mdaemon set a superadmin password as in dovecot? thanks in advance
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Postfix & dovecot not sending messages outside local network

I have been following a tutorial about how to set up a raspberry PI as a email server. However everytime the teacher person sent an email to outside the local network, or into his network, I don't get ...
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IMAP mailbox migration: doveadm/dsync error

I am trying to migrate the mailbox contents of one Dovecot account on an old server to an existing account on a new server. The following error occurs: root@enceladus:/# doveadm -o imapc_user=user@...
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strip display name when sending email

I'm running dovecot 2.2.27 with postfix 3.1.15. I'm not sure how to articulate what I want clearly. When I send an email from my email server, the recipient can see my display name that I can set ...
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debian 9 - dovecot roundcube sieve

I'm having troubles understanding what I'm doing wrong with getting sieve to work for the purpose of using roundcube's filtering plugin. I followed the guide at https://www.linode.com/docs/guides/...
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Postfix Dovecot imap-login spam

I got an imap-login from the same remote IP (unknown for me) about every minute. Here is my mail.log. I masked the rip,lip and hostname. Jan 19 13:35:28 XXXXXXXX dovecot: imap-login: Disconnected: ...
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Ignore new/old distinction with dovecot and mutt

My current mail setup uses offlineimap to a maildir and mutt to read mail. In my .muttrc, I have unset mark_old in order to make mutt ignore the new/old distinction for unread messages, which I don't ...
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Why postfix stores mail in $HOME/var/spool/mail/vmail even if I changed to /var/spool/mail/vmail/

My Mail Client looks for new emails in /var/spool/mail/vmail/trest/Maildir, so I changed the location to store mails to this. Nevertheless, the emails come to $HOME/var/spool/mail/vmail/trest/Maildir....
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Dovecot Active:failed because of ssl_cert: can't open file /etc/dovecot/private/dovecot.pem: Permission denied. Why?

Hello I try to follow this Postfix/Dovecot tutorial series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njiNRppQNJw&list=PLibQjquhfgjjosRrZxlDepXfehDXuQJu_&index=5 When I run dovecot: sudo service dovecot ...
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Add Support CRAM-MD5 or DIGEST-MD5 to SMTP server

I use a CentOS Linux server release 7.8.2003 (Core) by Godaddy. My problem is that the SMTP mail server (dovecot-2.3.10.1-1.cp1186.x86_64 and exim-4.93-5.cp1186.x86_64) doesn't accept CRAM-MD5 or ...
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LogWatch filtering rule for dovecot’s sieve not applied

I have Debian 10 (Buster) installed with dovecot, sieve and logwatch. In my sieve file I have rules with discard. As a consequence I get plenty of the following lines in my syslog file. Nov 2 19:46:...
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Dovecot Corporate SSL certificate goes wrong somehow

I am trying to install Dovecot for the very first time ever. As far as I see I do have Dovecot up and running already, but I am not happy about these selfsigned certificate that is assigned to. I am ...
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Dovecot: imap-login: Aborted login (no auth attempts in 0 secs): user=<>

After install server zabbix i've configure it to send mail trought mail server in my lan In log i found this line everey 1 minute dovecot: imap-login: Aborted login (no auth attempts in 0 secs): user=&...
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O365 attempting to use fetchmail to poll emails to local postfix/dovecot mails server

We currently have an application that uses IMAP/POP3 to access mail in O365; however, Microsoft has determined that they will no longer be allowing basic authentication. By do this, the application ...
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Is there a way to identify whether or not emails belong to a conversation?

I run Postfix and Dovecot. Is there a way to track whether or not a list of emails belong to the same conversation? I refer to a situation when I send an email to X, and X replies me, and then I send ...
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What makes postfix create /var/spool/postfix/lmtp?

What is the purpose of /var/spool/postfix/lmtp? Why does postfix create it? I put mailbox_transport = lmtp:unix:/run/dovecot/lmtp in main.cf, but I still have /var/spool/postfix/lmtp around even ...
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postfix mail bounced (user unknown) relay=spamassassin

I am unable to send emails to outside recipients, however I can send to recipients that I've registered on the same mail server in virtual-domains etc. I can also receive emails just fine from the ...
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postfix/lmtp User doesn't exist

I am trying to setup a postfix server with dovecot as the mail delivery agent. When trying to send an email to bruno@2c2axxx.online-server.cloud the mail is rejected with the following error: Aug 14 ...
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How to upload maildir to imap service

I have recovered a crashed server with maildir folders in it (ex WHM server) and need to transfer these messages to the new server with imap. I cannot run imap services on the old server. but I have ...
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How can I set file permissions for new files in Maildir?

So I run debian 10 through VMbox on win10. I am setting up an email server right now and the things that won't let me turn in this quest is that I can't receive mail from the internet though I can ...
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Postfix, Dovecot,Mail in Spam (outlook)

Asking in this forum because there will be people with 1000000 more experience than me. Ive finished to configure a server, classical CentOS 8, same way as you can find at linuxbabe dot com. The ...
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Dovecot cache files get corrupted repeatedly. How do I make it stop?

I get this message from Dovecot all the time: Error: Corrupted record in index cache file Getting rid of the caches and restarting fixes it for a time, but then it gets corrupted again. How can I make ...
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ssl_protocols has been replaced by ssl_min_protocol

Dovecot updated to version 2.3.8 and started to show this warning. I have no clue what this means and how to get rid of it. Using CentOS 8. Log file has this: Jun 30 16:28:42 bluesky.bluesky.com ...
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Unable to send mail to a domain outside my own domain

[UPDATE: The issue fixed itself. I am thinking the relay server which in this case Sendgrid had something to do with this.] Everything was running smoothly until the Dovecot version got updated to 2.3....
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Can't login with Mac mail smtp can't /send or receive emails with dovecot/postfix

I set everything up following guides. Every test I run tells me it's all working but I can't log in with Mac mail with -o smtpd_sasl_auth_enable=yes when I turn this to no I can log in with Mac mail ...
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dovecot effective uid when authenticating against ldap

Setting up a dovecot instance which uses openldap as backend for user accounts (under Ubuntu Bionic). The user mailboxes look like this # find /home/virtual_mail/emont/ -type d -ls 2228468 4 ...
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thunderbird and dovecot interaction causing dovecot crashes due to folder content move. How do I stop the move

I have a small Raspberry Pi running raspbian stable which is my home server for mail. It runs a Dovecot/Postfix combination. On my desktop machine I read my mail using Thunderbird on linux. I ...
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How to keep dovecot from creating .imap directories if IMAP is disabled?

Since several years and through the last three Debian distributions, I am running dovecot as a POP3 server. In general, it works as expected, and I'm happy with it. However, there is one little issue ...
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Calling Bash script from Sieve script

I'm not sure if something similar has already been asked. I'm currently trying to push emails to our spam filter when they are moved to or out of the Junk folder so it can learn them as spam/ham. To ...
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OpenDkim - Eerror loading Key while opendkim-testkey outputs key OK?

The mail.err has this (I've used FQDN.example.com as a marker for my domain): Mar 24 19:08:31 FQDN opendkim[17649]: can't load key from /etc/opendkim/keys/FQDN.example.com/mail.private: Permission ...
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squirrelmail installed, but no send / receive email

I recently installed squirrelmail on Ubuntu 18.04 server mostly following the guidelines in How to setup a mail server on Ubuntu 18.04? I am able to use login from browser, but when trying to send ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 How do I fix the imaplib.readonly error?

I'm trying to use an imap script to view emails from a server. My script is able to log in fine, I get the 'OK Logged in' message, it's able to list the mailvoxes and dump untagged responses. After ...
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Emails are sent to root user account instead of orig recpient

Although emails are said to be delivered by /var/log/maillog I can't see emails in that user account; instead all emails are received by root user only. What I need to verify so that mails sent by ...
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how can I manage services running in freebsd jail

I've inherited some systems that run on freebsd and inside jails. Basically the services running are old versions of qmail, spamd, dovecot, etc. None of the versions are up to date or even ...
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How can I add subdomains to letsencrypt using certbots?

I have certbot installed and successfully use it to encrypt my homepage. Now i tried to setup an email system for my website using dovecot and postfix. I got it mostly running, only problem is, ...
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How do I disable SASL in KMail?

I have a laptop running KMail 5.7.3 on Bionic Beaver. I just got a new computer with Eoan Ermine and am trying to set up Kmail 5.11.3 to use the same IMAP server. I set up the IMAP account, tried to ...
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Dovecot Sieve Trace does not create a log

i have a problem with my Dovecot 2.2.33.2 and Sieve Pigeonhole 0.4.21. I want to trace, which sieve rules are used if a mail get moved or deletet or rejected oder what ever sieve does with the mail. ...
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Dovecot add existent folder from command line

I've insert a .INBOX.test folder in my mailbox folder /home/user/Maildir but I dont see it from Thunderbird. What i have to do for see it?! Thanks
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How to create my own simple autoresponder for Postfix with custom conditions?

Postfix/Dovecot I want to create my simple custom autoresponder for Postfix, in Python, for instance. I don't need any third-party ready-to-user one. I want it to have some custom conditions such as ...
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How are images in imap mails supposed to be stored?

On a mail server running postfix and dovecot with imap, mails are stored plain on the disk. Within those mails, we have discovered that mails are stored in 2 ways. The image is embedded as a base64 ...
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My mailserver cant accept emails error 454 4.7.1 email@domain.tld: Relay access denied [closed]

sending emails is okay, I can send event to gmail. But when I send email from gmail, I've got error 454 4.7.1 email@domain.tld: Relay access denied I am using postfix with dovecot. I have sadly no ...
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Split large log file based on date criteria, while logging facility is running

the log file is /var/log/dovecot.info, >4GB, with date format: 2019-07-01 01:07:40 My objective is: have the /var/log/dovecot.info which starts with 2019-01-01 00:00:00 and contains up to now log ...
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dovecot: imap-login: Disconnected auth failed user=<>

Operating system Ubuntu Linux 18.04.2 Webmin version 1.900 (latest) Usermin version 1.751 (latest) Virtualmin version 6.06-2 (latest) I have a problem with Dovecot & Usermin/Virtualmin. The ...
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cannot authenticate via LDAP as user has multiple UIDs

Upgrading from SLES11 to SLES 12 I had to replace a working Cyrus mail server with dovecot. Unfortunately I'm unable to authenticate via LDAP (which was not a problem with Cyrus): My LDAP user has ...
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fail2ban not blocking access to imap ports

I have a mail server with dovecot. I run fail2ban on it, with the jail [dovecot] enabled. Here is the status of that jail. # fail2ban-client status dovecot Status for the jail: dovecot |- Filter | |...
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Strange error doveadm

I try to move mail from one user to another: sudo doveadm move -u touser INBOX user fromuser mailbox INBOX ALL In finally I get an error: doveadm(touser): Fatal: setresgid(1005(fromuser),1005(...