Posts Tagged ‘ dovecot ’

How to migrate a maildir imap email (vmail/postfix/dovecot) account over to Zimbra

May 27th, 2014 | By

Compared to migrating a local pop3 account and folder structure over this one is as simple as cake.  Let’s say you have the remnants of your postfix/dovecot vmail server kicking around, you just finished setting up Zimbra and have it up and running but now you want to recreate all of your folder structure and
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Setting up your own ssl certs for your Debian powered dovecot/postfix mail server

May 2nd, 2014 | By

Fairly painless process, many thanks Workaround for these instructions Dovecot Here comes the command to create a Dovecot certificate: openssl req -new -x509 -days 3650 -nodes -out /etc/ssl/certs/dovecot.pem -keyout /etc/ssl/private/dovecot.pem What you enter in the fields is entirely your choice. The only notable exception is the “Common Name” which has to be exactly the name
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Postfix spewing relay access denied errors for outgoing email

Jan 12th, 2012 | By

So out of the dozens of email accounts I setup on my new Debian server with postfix/dovecot one of them was unable to send emails.. No bloody idea why, maybe these guys were the only ones using outlook express, I don’t know but the bottom line is that none of the emails were going out
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Moving a live production web server from Ubuntu 11.04 to Debian 6.0.3

Jan 7th, 2012 | By

So 2 weeks ago I sadly moved my main server from FreeBSD 8.1 to a temporary home on an Ubuntu 11.04 VPS.  I say sadly because I’ve been using BSD for 10 years and in terms of stability and security I understand that it can’t be beat.. I also think I’m sad to see it
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Setting up a proper smtp server with dovecot and mysql virtual mailboxes

Dec 26th, 2011 | By

Well this was a multi-day nightmare that has finally come to an end(meaning I can finally sit down and play with my xmas presents) First of all I want to give a shout out to this tutorial: http://latunyj.no-ip.org/2011/08/mail-server-with-postfix-dovecot-and-mysql-on-ubuntu-10-04-lts-using-virtual-domain/ This is the most recent and the best guide I could find and I kept going back to
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