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

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Postfix, Dovecot, and Squirrelmail

I am attempting to make my own eMail server with Amazon Web Services, I've installed all of the necessary packages for the server. When I run squirrelmail/src/configtest.php , I receive ERROR: ...
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Postfix / Dovecot configure email for non-existing user

My postfix / dovecot installation is already configured to accept mail for me@A.com. However, since my Apache is running multiple virtual domains with domain name mapping. I would like to create a ...
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Dovecot doesn't listen on 993(imaps)

I opend only port 993(imaps) for imap server but dovecot opens port 143. my setting for dovecost in dovecot -n is following sudo dovecot -n # 2.2.18: /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf # Pigeonhole version ...
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No mail file for users in /var/mail

Using ubuntu server 14.03. When I open mutt it complains that /var/mail/michael (the user created during the install) does not exists. I then decided to create another user using webmin and again mutt ...
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Mail Server Spam Gmail

I configured my own mail server in Ubuntu 12.04 and the DNS records with spf and DKIM, gmail marks the mails as SPAM and hotmail returns the mail to the bounce address. Need an urgent solution for ...
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Dovecot won't stop running

I installed dovecot and postfix on my laptop a while back for hands-on experience. I decided though, that one of my backup PCs would be a better testing grounds. I removed postfix, but am unable to ...
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How do I configure the actual passwords for Dovecot SASL with postfix?

This article does a wonderful job of explaining how to set up a postfix server with SASL Auth, but it makes no effort to explain how to get authentication working on the Dovecot side. In particular, ...
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Can't connect to postfix

I am trying to install a mail server on my VPS, which runs on Ubuntu 14.04. I followed step by step this tutorial : http://www.krizna.com/ubuntu/setup-mail-server-ubuntu-14-04/ Everything is working ...
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Adminstrating Email Stack

I'm looking for a simple tool (web or desktop based) to adminster Postfix/Dovecot/Spamassassin etc. Only one I know of is iRedMail, but it's pretty simple for the free version and doesn't support ...
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Spam and Virus filtering not working with amavis, Spamassasin and ClamAV using Postfix on Ubuntu

I have setup mailserver using Postfix and Dovecot. Sending is receiving mail is working perfectly. This is email server is running from last couple of years without any issue. Recently we started ...
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mail server setup on Ubnutu using postfix, dovecot and mysql

me and my friend have setup mail server on our ubuntu server using postfix,dovecot and mysql we did all things as the tutorial said but we are still getting and error when I open rouncude and try to ...
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Error connecting to IMAP server: mail.mydomain.com. 111 : Connection refused

I get Error connecting to IMAP server: mail.mydomain.com. 111 : Connection refused when logging to my mail server through Squirrelmail I made mail server setup using this tutorial ...
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auth failed (Postfix, Dovecot and MySql)

I set up a mail server with Postfix, Dovecot and MySql and I tried to connect with Thunderbird with an email address that i created in the database and i received this message : Jun 08 09:41:51 ...
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dovecot with antispam plugin

I am trying to enable antispam plugin for dovecot, but then dovecot stops working: Jun 4 19:31:25 newmail dovecot: imap-login: Login: user=<tomasz_grobelny>, method=PLAIN, rip=127.0.0.1, ...
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Does Dovecot allow different clients to subscribe different subsets of IMAP folders?

I have a working Dovecot IMAP server (v. 2.2.9) where I have a single user but a lot of folders (over 800 in total, hierarchically arranged, about 50 of which are in active use.) I have multiple ...
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Dovecot user login failed

I have a problem with my dovecot. I want to make a mail server using postfix, dovecot, thunderbrid and outlook for windows users. But when I install and configure dovecot, I can't login with my mail ...
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IMAP Server does not show received mail

I have recently set up a brand new mail server using Dovecot and Postfix, which is correctly sending and receiving mail, with the /var/mail/ directory mailbox. Here's the problem: mail cannot be seen ...
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Dovecot will not authenticate system users after upgrading from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS

I now have 14.04.2 LTS server installed and cannot get Dovecot to authenticate local system users. Postfix receives and delivers mail just fine, even for system user accounts. Before I pack this ...
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Dovecot IMAP (port 143) not working with SASL while Postfix (port 25) 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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ubuntu 14.04 postfix dovecot - noqueue: reject: rcpt from relay access denied

I have used a online guide (cant remember url) for ubuntu 14.04, postfix and dovecot. Im using vimbadmin to manage the database etc. My problem is that I have two domains on the server but only one of ...
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Thunderbird password error when connecting to Linux Ubuntu Server with MySQL, Postfix, Dovecot

I'm trying to build a server that can host email and allow me to connect into the email server from thunderbird. I've followed these instructions ...
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service dovecot is not found

Im trying to follow a guide for setting up a postfix/dovecot mail server. It tells me to: apt-get install dovecot-common It installs dovecot-core instead. After that, the guide tells me to restart ...
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Dovecot imap connection closed by remote host

I have setup postfix and dovecot on my ubuntu 14.04 on a digitalocean droplet. When I telnet to my localhost on imap, I get the output below, can anyone help me.. telnet 127.0.0.1 143 Trying ...
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Error on login to Usermin

I tried logging in into usermin and I get this error Failed to login to IMAP server : [AUTHENTICATIONFAILED] Authentication failed. This is an output of my dovecot -n '#2.2.9: ...
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Postfix, Dovecot mail server can send mails but not recive

I'm new to linux servers and just got myself a VPS from Ovh. Also got a domain though ovh. I have tried to use this Tutorial to set it up. And I guess that somewhere I must have messed up. Have ...
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Problem configuring postfix

I have had postfix running on a gentoo server, but configuration files are very different on ubuntu, and I have two problems that don't seem related to me. If I sent mail (using Thunderbird) to ...
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Dovecot not starting properly

Yesterday, I decided to setup a mail server on my Ubuntu 14.04 vps follow this link. I finished all the way to the end of step 4, because I didn't need to install SpamAssassin just yet, but when i ...
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Trying to setup a mail server on ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to set up a mail server but get the following errors whilst trying to connect with thunderbird: Jan 7 03:11:59 Ubuntu-1404-trusty-64-minimal postfix/smtpd[6752]: lost connection after ...
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Mail Server Can't Receive Email But Can Send Email - Postfix, Dovecot, MySQL

I have server where I want to set up a mail server to let me receive and send email from my domain. I'm currently having a problem where while I am authorized to send email from the server, but ...
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Spam-Mail always in inbox and not in “.Spam”-directory (Postfix+Dovecot+SpamAssasian+ClamAV) [closed]

As the title already says I receive Spam mails always in my mail inbox and not redirected to the Postfix Spam directory ".Spam" for each mail user. Any ideas why? (Ubuntu 14.04.1 with ...
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How to easily remember TLS options with postfix and dovecot?

Specifically I am studying for the LFCE exam and am having trouble remembering all the TLS options I need to add to the postfix/main.cf file which are: smtpd_tls_key_file = ...
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Postfix + MySQL + dovecot + postfixadmin - mail arrive to local users

I'm trying to set up a mail server with virtual users. I can: login in roundcube, send mail to gmail but when I send messages to my own domain, the mails arrive to local users. Mail was in ...
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Cannot send email on Ubuntu 14.10, Postfix and Dovecot

I am having trouble setting up my Ubuntu server installation to send/receive emails. I am fairly new to all of this so I apologise if I have not provided enough/correct information. Please do let me ...
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Why can't I get a telnet localhost 25, ehlo localhost output of 250-AUTH?

How do I get a telnet localhost 25 output of 250-AUTH LOGIN? Similar to the questions asked here and here, I set up a Postfix-Dovecot mail server using Ubuntu 12.04LTS and can not get it to ...
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Dovecot doesn't start

I've installed Postfix and it works correctly. I've installed Dovecot and set it's configurations too. But when I try service dovecot start it terminates on startup. Here is the end of syslog: Nov 19 ...
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Dovecot delivery issue

I'm using fictional email address username@domainname.com for this case. testuser is a local account on my ubuntu Server 14.04. I have a fully functional email server set up using postfix and dovecot ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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 ...