Can't get emails in my mailboxes

  • Posted on April 18, 2014
  • eim.kaspAsked by eim.kasp

Hello, I have Ubuntu 12.04 server in digital ocean with WebMin installed.

I was following this tutorial how to add emails and stuff to my server:

I had several problems regarding sendmail and mail configuration but managed to set mapping and all the other stuff. Email sending and everything looks to work, but after that when I visit Read user Mail no emails are in any of inboxes I’ve sent.

Before i was getting failed delivery notices, but now it get’s sent, but it doesn’t reach my box in webmin to be aviable. I can send emails and they are delivered, but they are not mapped into right inbox. What could be the problem in there?

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I get such message: The program ‘postfix’ is currently not installed. <br> <br>I was uninstalling postfix cause I was thinking it was causing some confict for sendmail cause it was default for my initial webmin instalation, should I install it? Also my read users email for actual user says that it’s directory is /var/spool/mail/username <br> <br>But actualy in spool folder there’s link file to /var/mail and there’s no actual users folders inside. Only file without type called root.

Look in your postfix config and ensure that the mailbox_command is included. <br> <br>mailbox_command = /usr/bin/procmail-wrapper -o -a $DOMAIN -d $LOGNAME <br> <br>Otherwise the email is going to be going to /var/mail which would explain why you are not seeing it in the users’s inboxes.

Via webMin read user email module.