The tag has no wiki summary.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
6 views

I don't recieve virtual alias email from my postfix/dovecot server in Gmail

For some reason the regular virtual user email accounts like admin@example.com comes into Gmail via POP3/IMAP just fine - but none of the virtual alias email comes into GMail! Gmail says it retrieved ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

Postfix with SASL and Dovecot 2 configuration

I'm trying to configure my server to receive and send mails. Sending mails is no problem, but there seems to be an issue receiving mails. I have this configuration working on my old server, but now ...
0
votes
0answers
3 views

DoveCot users + multiple domains

Hi I am trying to get dovecot to work with multiple domains My /etc/aliases looks like this # See man 5 aliases for format postmaster: root shop: shop ben: ben When I try changing it to ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Statistic script for mails in Maildir format (Dovecot)?

On a mailserver with no explicit quota enforcement I was asked to implement something to identify orphaned and mail-crammed accounts (aka. beyond some virtual limit). The setup is based on Dovecot ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

VirtualBox - can't telnet to SMTPS service on guest machine

I have Debian7 running VirtualBox v4.1.18, with a guest VM running CentOS 7 which runs Dovecot. I'm able to telnet to 995 from localhost (i.e., from the VM to itself) and other guest machines, and I ...
-1
votes
0answers
27 views

How to configure Spamassassin

Some time ago I created this question: How configure spamassassin to deliver spam to a spam folder But it was closed as a duplicate of this: Move spam detected mails to users "Spam" ...
0
votes
0answers
60 views

Meaning of “dovecot: ssl-params: Error: epoll_ctl(del, 7) failed”?

During dovecot regeneration of ssl-params I noticed this sequence in my log file: Mar 13 10:37:37 mail dovecot: ssl-params: Generating SSL parameters Mar 13 10:37:52 mail dovecot: ssl-params: Error: ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

How configure spamassassin to deliver spam to a spam folder [duplicate]

I created a small mail server following these instructions: https://www.linode.com/docs/email/postfix/email-with-postfix-dovecot-and-mysql for mail server and ...
0
votes
0answers
73 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
106 views

Can't connect to my email server

Recently I transferred my domain to NoIP, and I had to create a mail server. (I had to transfer to noip because I can't setup a static/fixed ip as I am particular not a business, and I don't have a ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Postfix SMTP SSL config: Can't send email but can receive it with SSL

I am trying to finish configuring my postfix/dovecot mail server that sits behind my home's router/firewall. I'm on Mint/Ubuntu 12.04. I'm close. I can connect/retrieve emails via SSL but can only ...
0
votes
1answer
301 views

Can't receive mail, but can send mail? Centos 6 Postfix/Dovecot

I followed this tutorial to setup my webmail on centos 6: https://www.rosehosting.com/blog/mailserver-with-virtual-users-and-domains-using-postfix-and-dovecot-on-a-centos-6-vps/ Everything is setup ...
1
vote
1answer
254 views

Sub-folders in Dovecot?

How can I enable my Dovecot IMAP server to support sub-folders? When I am trying to do an imapsync from my Gmail account to my Dovecot IMAP server I keep getting the following error: NO [CANNOT] ...
0
votes
1answer
932 views

Fatal error (bad field count) while configuring Postfix

I'm using this tutorial to configure a mail server using postfix, dovecot and mysql. While configuring Postfix I have to uncomment the following lines and then restart Postfix with service postfix ...
3
votes
0answers
112 views

dovecot WILDCARD SSL (certicate.crt, private.key, intermediate.crt) not working

I have installed dovecot and postfix and got it working, but when I change the ssl_cert_file, ssl_key_file and ssl_ca_file dovecot configuration to my WILDCARD SSL certificate (working on apache) it ...
0
votes
1answer
311 views

Error sending email. Address is missing domain

I am trying to install an email server on a VPS box, using the following programs: Sendmail+Dovecot+Horde Now, I believe all y configurations were correct. Yet, when trying to send emails from ...
-1
votes
1answer
37 views

Cant Login With IMAP From Remote Source

I have dovecot and postfix installed and working fine with roundcube. I can send and receive emails, but only from roundcube. I want to set this up with my phone so i can access this email account ...
1
vote
0answers
76 views

How do I enable subfolders in Dovecot?

In the past I was able to drag and drop my folder with subfolders (local emails) into my imap accounts inside Thunderbird. Now I moved to my own vps and its running Dovecot. So far so good with ...
0
votes
1answer
267 views

Dovecot permission denied error in logs

I am getting he following errors in the logs eve though there is no 'apply' user in /etc/dovecot/users I'm not sure wat to do next to diagnose. Can anyone advise please? It says 'refer to server log ...
1
vote
1answer
74 views

Dovecot not honoring dovecot.conf (auth failure)?

My dovecot.conf has the following entry: auth_mechanisms = plain login digest-md5 cram-md5 Dovecot is using the dovecot.conf: $ dovecnf -n # 2.1.7 /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf When I attempt to run ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

What does the less sign (<) mean in dovecot.conf in front of ssl certificate path?

A couple of years ago I've configured a mail server with exim4 + dovecot 2.2.10 on debian and recently have been tweaking dovecot config. I use a self-signed x509 openSSL certificate, the paths to the ...
0
votes
1answer
443 views

Mailman + Postfix: unknown user

I set up postfix + dovecot and know that I want to have mailing lists I decided to install mailman. Everything is working except that I cannot send emails to my mailing list (and this is quite ...
1
vote
1answer
184 views

Logcheck is ignoring ignore rules for dovecot-vmm-combination

I've setup a mail server using postfix + dovecot + vmm on postgres. But for some reason, my custom logcheck rules are getting ignored in some cases. As en example: Feb 23 10:10:36 xxx dovecot: dict: ...
1
vote
1answer
500 views

Dovecot: ssl-params: Generating SSL parameters

What is the message: dovecot: ssl-params: Generating SSL parameters inside logs telling me? I did not change anything on server settings.
0
votes
1answer
454 views

Dovecot: auth: Warning: auth client 0 disconnected with 1 pending requests: Connection reset by peer

I've got these messages inside my mail.log from dovecot: Feb 13 07:06:49 xxx dovecot: auth: Warning: auth client 0 disconnected with 1 pending requests: Connection reset by peer What do they mean? ...
0
votes
0answers
124 views

How to avoid deleting emails from Dovecot

We have a Dovecot server configured for internal usage purpose and Thunderbird as a email client with IMAP protocol. I have never used either of the software, so my questions are a bit naive. Due to ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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... ...
0
votes
1answer
499 views

Rsyslog hangs processes

I have a quite odd problem. At random times my dovecot daemon dies and I cannot receive/send emails while the host is still up. When trying to SSH into the server to see what happened, I discover that ...
1
vote
0answers
111 views

Postfix receives mail, seen in /Maildir/, but no mails when connecting through Thunderbird (IMAP)

/var/log/mail.log seems fine to me Dec 10 16:30:21 server dovecot: imap-login: Login: user=<mailtest>, method=PLAIN, rip=my.ip.addr.xxx, lip=ser.ver.ip.addr, mpid=23682, TLS, ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

debian cannot uninstall dovecot

I have a problem with uninstalling dovecot. And while trying to fix it I made it way worse. Here is the "log": Errors were encountered while processing: dovecot-imapd dovecot-pop3d E: Sub-process ...
0
votes
0answers
3k views

Postfix smtp send error - what's wrong here?

I am currently setting up a new virtual private server with Debian Wheezy. I managed to install postfix, dovecot (IMAP) and MySQL. Up to now, I can successfully login via SSL with an external mail ...
1
vote
1answer
179 views

Which is better for multi-use auth, MySQL, PostgreSQL, or LDAP? [closed]

I want to set up an Oracle Linux 6 server that gives users secure IMAP email (with dovecot), Jabber IM, FTP (with vsftpd), and calDav. However, I want each user logon to be able to authenticate all ...
1
vote
1answer
5k views

Email test deferred (mail transport unavailable) with ClamAV

I'm trying to set up a simple new mail server; when I send a test email to the server the email is getting hung up during delivery (user mapping is found) and the email is never found in ...
2
votes
1answer
10k views

NOQUEUE: reject: Relay access denied

I recently setup a mail server following the instructions on linode.com (https://library.linode.com/email/postfix/postfix2.9.6-dovecot2.0.19-mysql) except I am using postgreSQL instead of mySQL. ...
0
votes
1answer
562 views

Postfix: change recipient_delimiter with virtual_mailboxes

I have an email setup using Postfix, Dovecot, PostgreSQL. I am trying to change the recipient_delimiter to be - (dash) instead of + (plus) but the address are being rejected. In order to get the + ...
1
vote
0answers
389 views

mozilla thunderbird can receive emails but cannot send (imap/postfix)

i run a dovecot imap server on an ubuntu 8.04 machine (old, i know, but there's no chance of an upgrade any time soon). anyway, all was working smoothly until i rebooted the server the other day and ...
0
votes
0answers
197 views

Dovecot+Sendmail+MailDir on Redhat 6.4…How?

Okay, there is a lot I have read through and I have setup everything in Dovecot (v.2.0.9) that I can recognize from the instructions. I have a Maildir directory setup, using both IMAP and POP3, using ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Dovecot.conf assistance since upgrade

I've been following a guide on this site: http://oskarhane.com/setup-your-own-mail-hosting-with-linux-postfix-dovecot-and-mysql/ To install postfix with dovecot and mysql on a Linux server. All ...
0
votes
0answers
302 views

Imap not receiving emails DOVECOT

I have installed Postfix and DOVECOT on centos. I don't get any emails in inbox. I am sending mails to the server, I don't get an error message(emails to the sender) but the email is not received. ...
1
vote
1answer
762 views

Can Dovecot IMAP automatically create Maildir folders for new (virtual) users?

everyone. I am learning to set up a dovecot home IMAP server using a virtual Ubuntu 12.04 machine. My intention is eventually to have a home server that uses POP3 to take email from several addresses ...
1
vote
0answers
415 views

Dovecot unknown user

I asked that question on stackoverflow, but was pointed to ask it here instead. The original thread is here. I'm having problems setting up my mailserver. I tried to send a testmail like this: ...
0
votes
1answer
239 views

How do I enable DKIM for bounce messages in Postfix

I have set up a linux email server with Postfix and have correctly set up SPF and DKIM. When I send an email, the email is signed properly, and when I view the source from the receiving client (such ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Dovecot and thunderbird deleting and syncing

I want move towards using my own mail server, so I picked Dovecot. I plan on using thunderbird to retrieve my mail using IMAPS. I have never used either of the software, so my questions are a bit ...
2
votes
1answer
473 views

mutt doesn't show Maildir folders from dovecot-lda

I use dovecot-lda on OpenBSD for local delivery into Maildir, and, by default, the inbox maildir is, effectively, located at ~/Maildir/{tmp,new,cur}, however, all the subfolders are within ~/Maildir ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

Postfix SSL + Dovecot IMAPS (SSL) + RoundCube

A couple of weeks ago, I configured my webserver to be able to send emails (e.g. registration emails for my website etc.) I used exim4 in Debian, which worked flawlessly. Now, the need has arisen to ...
1
vote
1answer
545 views

ispconfig3 mailserver

I have been installing ispconfig3 on ubuntu 12.04 what usually configures the mail server as well postfix/dovecot. Creating mailboxes and testing theme no email is going to be droped. My syslog has ...
1
vote
1answer
681 views

How to disable Postfix/Dovecot logging on Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 and I am trying to disable logging for both Postfix and Dovecot. Does anyone know how to do this? I have found references stating that there is a setting in /etc/syslog.conf ...
0
votes
1answer
161 views

How can I combine Popfile (SMTP) with custom email processing rules on Dovecot?

I host my own mail server using Postfix and Dovecot on a virtual ubuntu server. In order to keep on top of my inbox, I use Popfile on the server to sort emails into categorized folders in my IMAP ...
0
votes
1answer
555 views

Postfix/Dovecot on Debian - Cannot connect account to Outlook

I recently installed/configured Postfix and Dovecot on my Debian Squeeze server. I can send mail using telnet so I know everything is working alright, but I cannot connect the account to Outlook. Is ...