Questions tagged [imap]

The Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) allows a client to access and manipulate electronic mail messages on a server.

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Mutt: Automatically subscribe to IMAP mailboxes

I'm using a bunch of mailboxes in mutt which are populated by imapfilter. To avoid manual reconfiguration (by going to the folder list and pressing s at every new entry), I'd like to configure mutt to ...
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Synchronize IMAP to maildir folders - fast and complete solution with IDLE support?

This is likely to be borderline subjective, but I am searching for good alternatives for command line IMAP to maildir clients: Currently I am using offlineimap, but the docs are lacking, and support ...
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recover email from imap account using mailx

I am having problems fetching emails with mailx. My imap account uses ssl/tls connection with normal password authentication on port 993. I don't have any problems sending through smtp though. Here is ...
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SMTP Auth - SASL on Dovecot, Postfix and CentOS 6.2 (and Open-Xchange)

I am trying to get open SASL to work on CentOS 6.2. I followed this tutorial: http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/postfix_sasl I suspect it works perfectly for CentOS 5.x so all I really need is an update ...
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Sync mail with offlineimap via systemd service/timer; getting password from gnome keyring

I am trying to autosync my mail in mutt using offlineimap via a systemd service. I am using these files and have moved them to the /etc/systemd/user folder. However, I am storing my password via the ...
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dovecot /usr/lib/dovecot/imap-login failed: Permission denied

Upgraded Ubuntu from 14.04lts to 16.04lts, having problems with dovecot, which ran fine under 14.04. Exim4 mail server running fine (receiving and delivering). Purged the dovecot install and deleted /...
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offlineimap : How to prevent moved messages to be marked as new after synchronization?

I am using offlineimap 6.3.4 on a Debian system to synchronize my emails with two different IMAP servers (running Zimbra) and a MS Exchange server (through davmail). Everything is OK except the ...
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Courier-imap with sendmail setup: why is my IMAP inbox empty?

I've successfully installed sendmail, but when I connect to the Courier IMAP server via Outlook, the Inbox is listed as empty. When I check the inbox with Alpine locally on the server, it has content ...
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Recover/reupload messages deleted by fetchmail

I used fetchmail to access my Hotmail/Outlook mailbox. It downloaded every message inside Inbox, but now that folder is empty at the server. Now I see that fetchmail deletes messages by default: -k ...
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Infer user (mail address) from the pid of imapd process

on my server is installed Courier Mail Server. It happens that one imapd process uses tons of the system resources blocking the entire server. I would like to track down the user (i.e. the mail ...
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A folder named Folder with contact files created on destination mailbox

I tried to find imapsync options and parameters to sync and delete older emails on destination zimbra 8.7.7 mailbox from zimbra 7.1.4. 2 tests were successful so far but with additional folder named ...
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Port forwarding secure mail ports to the server secure ports?

I have a shared server setup with several users. I'm in the process of securing their E-Mail ports. I have a certificate for the server. And when connecting via servername:993/995/465 it shows the ...
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How to migrate from IMAP dovecot 2.0,19 to 2.2.22 easy and clean?

I need to move, make exact copy from one dovecot server v.2.0.19 on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS to another server, dovecot 2.2.22 running on Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS. The task is everything to be as smooth as ...
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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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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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IMAP Dovecot cannot connect

I am trying to set up my own mail server (for 'fun'). I followed this tutorial to the bone. But I get this error message: imap-login: Disconnected (auth failed, 2 attempts in 9 secs): user=<...
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Sync gmail using mbsync (isync) on debian linux using XOAUTH2

I am trying to sync my mails from gmail to my local mail server using mbsync. But i keep getting an error Error: SASL(-4): no mechanism available: No worthy mechs found Here is my .mbsyncrc file: #...
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Tips for Troubleshooting Remote IMAP/SMTP Host Connection with OPENSSL and NMAP

I work in tech support for a company that has an email inbox integration. Users can input IMAP and SMTP host names and ports and we will attempt to open a connection with those ports and host names so ...
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Mutt index disappearing on IMAP reconnect

Mutt IMAP is working just fine ... until IMAP server drops the connection. Then mutt automatically reconnects to the server - also just fine, according to the messages in the status line - but! it ...
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IMAP caching proxy for sharing connections

I'm trying to find an IMAP proxy in which multiple clients will share a single connection to the same server. The reason for this is because most mail providers only allow a limited number of IMAP ...
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Confirm DavMail connection

I am using DavMail to connect to my employers Outlook servers. Before I attempt to configure the email client to work with DavMail, I want to confirm that DavMail has been configured properly and is ...
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Migrating mail to a new server using OfflineIMAP - dot folders not copied

I am trying to migrate mails from a server to a new server using OfflineIMAP. My config looks like: [general] accounts = TestAccount ui = noninteractive.Basic [Account TestAccount] localrepository =...
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mailing thru ssh

(I am a Linux only user & MELT software developer, and use Linux since kernel 0.99.15 e.g. the previous century) I have a VPS host ovh.starynkevitch.net (running Linux) which is also the MX host ...
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what is the correct Courier / Maildir++ email (sub)folder format?

For representing the logical email folder structure, a "Maildir++" format exists that was first implemented by the Courier mail server, thus sometimes also being referred to as the "Courier" format. ...
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fetchmail to log complete messages AND pass to mda

I couldn't seem to tell from the fetchmail man page or http://www.catb.org/~esr/fetchmail/fetchmail-man.html#7 whether --bsmtp <filename>.bsmtp.log, applied from cli/cronjob, and --mda <...
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Train spamassassin remotely using a single email account set up for both POP and IMAP

I use multiple devices ( desktop / laptop / iphone / ipad ). I use POP because my desktop has extensive folders that I do not want to upload/share with a server, or take up space on my mobile devices. ...
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Sylpheed not auto checking IMAP accounts

I just installed Sylpheed 3.5.1 from the Debian repository. I configured my 3 IMAP accounts (2 GMail and a Yahoo Mail), and they all work properly, sending and receiving mail as they should be. I ...
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how to configure alpine to list all remote IMAP folders together?

This may be tangential to gmail usage; I registered a domain with gandi.net and want to access that e-mail with IMAP. While I can edit this directly from .pinerc I cannot find this setting through M ...
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cyrus-imapd & SSL

I have an IMAP server running on Fedora (cyrus-imapd-2.4.18-1.fc23.i686) with the following configuration: $ cat /etc/imapd.conf configdirectory: /var/lib/imap partition-default: /var/spool/imap ...
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Merge accounts on two IMAP servers

My organization offers us two email services (Exchange and Gmail for business, both with IMAP access) under the same name (i.e. I have one single email address and I get to choose to which server my ...
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In case of success login via IMAP, an email server replies without “OK” and tag

When I'm doing IMAP authentication of one the public email servers and login is successful I believe, it replies like this: * CAPABILITY IMAP4rev1 ID XLIST UIDPLUS UNSELECT MOVE LIST-STATUS There's ...
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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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How to set up Mutt and Spamassassim

I've got Mutt to access and read my gmail, but in the inbox, it includes all the mail that the gmail interface hides in two tabs (I think they're called labels) called 'Social' and 'Promotions'. I'd ...
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Cyrus Performance Tweaks?

I have been working with RC for a long time and I know some awesome SQL tweaks that work wonders, etc. My tweaks haven't done a single thing for the kolab install. This the first time I've worked with ...
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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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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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Restoring a Particular User's mdbox Mailbox in Dovecot

A user is reporting lost emails due to a client-side error, so I need to restore emails from backup for this particular user but I'm not finding anything online (maybe my google-fu is lame). ...
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postfix + Cyrus SASL - cannot connect to saslauthd server: No such file

Everything is up and running and answer on calls but the login for postfix doesn't seem to work (it works for Courier IMAP, just not postfix). Here's the error output: Jun 30 22:22:10 HOST postfix/...
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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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Cyrus-imapd: Is it possible to transfer the #public namespaces' contents using cyradm xfer?

We are currently retiring an old server (Debian wheezy) with Cyrus imapd 2.4 which holds about 15 GB of messages. Most of the messages are located in the #public namespace. We would like to transfer ...
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Complete command line email retrieval for IMAP IDLE

I'm trying to retrieve my mail from command line, and they use mu4e to read them. However, it turns out to be a nightmare to find a program that can do the following stuff: downloads the mail from an ...
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mutt: No mails at all in INBOX

I have configured mutt to connect to my imap server. It logins and send mails successfully but I don't see any messages, it says: Mutt: =INBOX [Msgs:0] But I don't see any errors... This is the ...
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mail server for small MX domain & few email accounts

Is there some free software mail server for Linux (at least IMAP + SMTP), offering also some web interface and good spam filtering, which is specialized for small MX (in the DNS) sense, and few email ...
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how to detect who changed mail status in shared IMAP mailbox

Is that possible to know from the imap / dovecot logs which user performed which operation (ie. delete, status change) on mail in shared IMAP mailbox?
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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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(offlineimap) Email directory still empty after successful connection; force methods don't make any difference

i have newly installed offlineimap, but after the first start my maildirectory is still empty. Furthermoore, the methods described here http://offlineimap.org/doc/FAQ.html#can-i-force-offlineimap-to-...
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mails delivered but courier-imap refuses connection

My mailserver delivers mails successfull in Maildir format. But I cannot connect to courier through IMAP. It refuses the connection. The firewall port 143 is opened. The server is running openSUSE 13....