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

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Create virtual email account in Dovecot

I'v installed Postfix(my mailbox format is Maildir) and Dovecot, but I have to add system user for new email account. I tried this, but I couldn't run Mailserver with virtual accounts. Here is my ...
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Can postfix receive emails on it's own?

I am configuring a Postfix server right now and want to clear up some things I am not quite sure about. For what I know Postfix is a MTA (Mail Transfer Agent) that can send and receive emails. That ...
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Dovecot mail delivery location issue

I just setup a mail server on my digitalocean.com droplet. It is using postfix, dovecot & mbox. I have it configured in gmail and it is sending and receiving. The problem though, is that when a ...
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Postfix - Cannot receive emails

I'm trying with no success to setup Postfix on my server so I need some help (first timer here). Basically I cannot receive emails from anywhere. If I send an email to myself or to another address ...
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Postfix 2.11.0, Error Code: Relay access denied 554.5.7.1, Rejects all external in-bound emails

Some TLC needed here. I am building this postfix/dovecot/clamav mail server following the tutorial here: https://www.exratione.com/2014/05/a-mailserver-on-ubuntu-1404-postfix-dovecot-mysql/ The issue ...
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Postfix does not store mail in Maildir/ format even though home_mailbox is set to Maildir/

The following problem occurs on a simple mail server for testing purposes. It consists of a Postfix and Dovecot installation and is meant to deliver mails from a client to local accounts living on the ...
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Why is ubuntu server dovecot 2 coming up with Unknown setting: driver

So like I said in the quest dovecot 2 keeps coming up with "Unknown setting: driver". I've been following a guide and setup my auth-sql.conf.ext file however when I try and start up dovecot 2 I get ...
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Postfix/Dovecot issue

I installed Postfix/Dovecot locally on Ubuntu server, I can mail from Ubuntu server to any user in my local users database (/etc/passwd) and I can receive messages well (by using mail command). On MUA ...
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Dovecot error accessing /tmp/ on 14.04 server

I've run into a problem, which I don't entirely understand. Occasionally I get this line in /var/mail.err, although all messages seem to be saved normally (at least I think so): dovecot: ...
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Dovecot crashing Android Mail?

I'm trying to configure Dovecot, it seems to be used a lot and has server side mail filtering which I like. However, all my folders are subfolders of the Inbox which seems to confuse the Android Mail ...
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How to integrate postfix/dovecote with Windows AD

I have postfix/dovecote Ubuntu server and it's working fine, also I have Active Directory Windows 2008, I want to make email clients to get authenticated from windows AD and automatically create ...
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Postfix suggests a bunch of other packages on install.What are they and should I install them?

Postfix suggests these packages on install: procmail postfix-mysql postfix-pgsql postfix-ldap postfix-pcre sasl2-bin dovecot-common postfix-cdb postfix-doc I know what procmail and dovecot are. ...
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Dovecot not respecting conf.d settings

I am trying to setup Dovecot according to a guide. I am trying to disable POP3 and change the certificate locations, however changing 01-mail-stack-delivery.conf does not seem to make a difference. ...
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How to set up a mail server with multiple domains (12.04)

I'm the only user on my server, so the default install of postfix/dovecot has been fine until now. But I now have 4 domains and need an email address for each of them. I would like to be able to ...
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When Using A Dovecot and Postfix Cannot connect using a domain only IP Address?

I have setup a Postfix, Dovecot, and RoundCube Sever On Ubuntu 12.04.4 x64 and It works great. I can use my url mail.myurl.com and it points to my roundcube and i can send and receive email. If I use ...
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No login possible with postfix/dovecot and mysql under IMAP

I did the following installation of my own mailserver with dovecot/postfix and MySQL: https://thomas-leister.de/internet/mailserver-ubuntu-server-dovecot-postfix-mysql/ If you see the section of ...
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Postfix PostgreSQL Dovecot SASL Authentication Fails Ubuntu 14.04LTS Server

I previously setup my mail server using Ubuntu 12.04LTS and all worked fine (see Postfix Dovecot SASL Authentication not enabled/working ubuntu 12.04 server), but I recently moved everything to new ...
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how to receive e-mail on a vanity host (FQDN)

This e-mail shows in my sent messages, but never arrives locally: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ mail -f /home/thufir/Maildir/ /home/thufir/Maildir/: 0 messages thufir@dur:~$ ...
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How do I find out the version pigenhole installed

So I installed pigeonhole with apt-get install dovecot-managesieved dovecot-sieve But it looks to me that behaviour is different from documented. I think that might be because ubuntu source version ...
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Dovecot Postfix not working when using a CA Certificate

I am having a problem switching from using a self signed certificate in Dovecot/Postfix to using one I got from a CA. It is a password protected key and this is my Dovecot ssl config file. ...
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Postfix / Dovecot / MySQL- doesn't work!

I have just installed a Mail- Server on Postfix and Dovecot using MySQL to authenticate the user. But if I try to conntect to the Server via Outlook or Thunderbird, the following Error appears in the ...
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How to setup a portable mail aggregator with web UI?

I want to setup a mail collector, imap server and web mail viewer on my portable quantal ubuntu, and need some guidances to exactly which components is best and most efficient to serve the purpose. ...
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Postfix + Dovecot Server Problem

Problem List From the SquirrelMail E-mail is sending but not Receiving in INBOX All E-mails are going in Spam PLEASE HELP ME OUT OF THIS, THANKS IN ADVANCE My Postfix main.cf [QUOTE]# See ...
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Postfix relay access denied, NOQUEUE: reject

In trying to set up Postfix to use dovecot for SASL (using mysql for virtual_*) I am unable to send email, either through telnet or Outlook, to a domain other than the one that is on the server. I am ...
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Dovecot config file is different from what's on this site

I am running Ubuntu, with postfix and dovecot installed, and I am trying to set it up (I never did that before). I've been googling for a while, but all tutorials tell me to change the line protocols ...
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SMTP mail server with postfix/dovecot does not require authentication

I have a mail server with postfix and dovecot with which I'm able to receive mail at my email address. When I'm connecting from a remote mail client via POP3 it is saying authentication failed even ...
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Where did /etc/init.d/dovecot go in 14.04?

I'm trying to configure dovecot+postfix on a new 14.04 release image in EC2. I installed mail-stack-delivery without installing postfix or dovecot separately. Now I can't figure out how to restart ...
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Perfect forward secrecy in Ubuntu 14.04 default installation

Does Ubuntu 14.04 support and enable perfect forward secrecy ciphers in the default TLS configuration of servers such as nginx, dovecot and postfix? Previous versions of Ubuntu such as 12.04 did not ...
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Uninstall Dovecot from Ubuntu Server 12.04

I don't need POP/IMAP related service for my server so I have disabled Dovecot but I want to completely remove all package related to Dovecot. There are many packages with similar name and I am not ...
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Ubuntu Email Server identifies as Junk!

I set the Email server with PostFIX and Dovecot. But when I send emails from my server to Gmail, Live and other major Email services they put the email in the Junk or SPAM folder. What is wrong? ...
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dovecot & mysql

I'm following this install/configuration to get support of virtual users with postfix/dovecot. I'm stuck at the required update of /etc/dovecot/conf.d/auth-sql.conf.ext - which does not exist on my ...
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Postfix keeps rejecting emails

I have setup dovecot and postfix on my server. I am able to send emails though SMTP to my GMail account and authenticate Thunderbird to my server via IMAP. However, when I send an email from my GMail ...
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Postfix+Dovecot Unix user authentication

I want to set up a mailserver with postfix+dovecot+roundcubemail. And I don't want virtual users. Is it possible to use Unix users and somehow just include the /etc/passwd file for ...
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Unable to start dovecot

I am configuring my ubuntu server for mail use so I installed dovecot all required protocols but when I start dovecot I get the following error : doveconf: Fatal: Error in configuration file ...
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Public Folders in Dovecot on Ubutu 12.04 Server

Im trying to get a "public" mailbox to collect generic emails like sales@, info@ etc, ive followed the guide on the Dovecot page, making sure I was following the wiki for Dovecot2 but I cant for the ...
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Postfix Dovecot SASL Authentication not enabled/working ubuntu 12.04 server

I set-up Postfix running with Dovecot with SASL support with virtual mailboxes in a Postgresql Database and Amavis Clamav and Spamassassin all working together Working = I can send and receive email ...
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Cannot connect to pop3 or imap with Dovecot

Connections are refused on my server. Note: I am trying to connect from localhost here. Command I'm trying to use to test: user@hostname:~$ telnet localhost pop3 Trying ::1... Trying 127.0.0.1... ...
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Mail server set up

I've followed all steps from this article http://notblog.org/install-mail-server/ , but I don't know what to do next. Was this article enough for mail server configuration ? How can I create an email ...
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/var/lib/mailman/cgi-bin bad group (has: root, expected list) (fixing)

I'm just trying to install mailman so that the permissions are correct, but no matter what I do mailman installs with the wrong permissions: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ sudo apt-get install mailman ...
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Looking for a GUI for Postfix/Dovecot

Ok, to be clear, I am not interested in web based GUIs. What I'm making is something similar to the server administrator on Windows, which is just a sort of control panel with the ability to install ...
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My Postfix server became a spam server. How can I fix this?

I gotten a VPS recently and I wanted to host my own websites and with that, the ability to send and receive mail. I set up my mail server according to this guide: ...
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postfix-dovecot email sending works with squirrel mail but not with Thunderbird?

I have setup an intranet email system using postfix, dovecot and squirrel mail, Which is working fine, I can send and receive mail to all users on the system. I presume that the issue is in the ...
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port 25 smtp port connection refused

I just settup my postfix on my VPS with the help of this guide: https://www.exratione.com/2012/05/a-mailserver-on-ubuntu-1204-postfix-dovecot-mysql/ Everything works, can send mails, recive it, etc ...
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Installing and maintaining email server

Until now, I've been using managed shared hosting, but recently I've been seriously considering moving everything to a VPS, such as Linode. The one thing that has me really hesitating is that I must ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 postfix/dovecot server can send email but can't receive any

My home server is on comcast internet so I'm successfully using the comcast smarthost to relay my email out to the web. However, all the emails I send back to the box bounce back to me as shown below ...
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Post-login scripting for Dovecot not working [closed]

I have Dovecot 1.2.12 running on Ubuntu Server 10.10 and I'm trying to get a post-login script to log the date and time that the users access their IMAP mailbox. I've read the Dovecot wiki and added ...
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How to set up a mail server which I can then use with email clients?

I'm trying to set up a mail server on my Ubuntu 12.04 box from Linode. The box currently runs Apache, MySQL and PHP and runs a few of my websites, and I want to set up an email account like ...
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Courier IMAP postfix Question folders and namespace

So, I'm running a small email server. On this server, I have installed and run postfix with courier-imap. It works great, but I need to expand it's folder options for better record keeping. ...
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Samba CATIA filename mapping

I'm running Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 LTS as an ActiveDirectory connected mail server using dovecot and postfix. All works fine on this part. Now we want to export the mail storage for backup purposes. I ...
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Dovecot default config?

I have neglected to make a backup of the file /etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-master.conf Could somebody who has a fresh install or a working config file post it? I tweaked a setting and now i cannot figure ...