Question

Email client does not read incoming mail outgoing fine.

  • Posted on December 17, 2014
  • nelsonAsked by nelson

Hello, I set up Debian with ISPConfig 3. However i am running into a problem reading incoming mail in Squirrel or Outlook. Sending mail works fine. I can see the mail sitting in /var/mail/{mailid} where {mailid} is the file. I sent a message from my gmail account and confirmed it is there so it appears my DNS/MX is fine.

Sending from either Squirrel and Outlook works fine. It appears the issue is between the mail server and client.

Does anyone suggest what I should look at? Thanks!

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Thanks for peeking at this. The three config files follow:

/etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf

listen = *,[::] protocols = imap pop3 auth_mechanisms = plain login disable_plaintext_auth = no log_timestamp = "%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S " mail_privileged_group = vmail ssl_cert = </etc/postfix/smtpd.cert ssl_key = </etc/postfix/smtpd.key ssl_protocols = !SSLv2 !SSLv3 passdb { args = /etc/dovecot/dovecot-sql.conf driver = sql } userdb { args = /etc/dovecot/dovecot-sql.conf driver = sql } plugin { quota = dict:user::file:/var/vmail/%d/%n/.quotausage sieve=/var/vmail/%d/%n/.sieve } service auth { unix_listener /var/spool/postfix/private/auth { group = postfix mode = 0660 user = postfix } unix_listener auth-userdb { group = vmail mode = 0600 user = vmail } user = root } service imap-login { client_limit = 1000 process_limit = 500 } protocol imap { mail_plugins = quota imap_quota } protocol pop3 { pop3_uidl_format = %08Xu%08Xv mail_plugins = quota } protocol lda { mail_plugins = sieve quota }

**/etc/postfix/master.cf **

Postfix master process configuration file. For details on the format

of the file, see the master(5) manual page (command: “man 5 master”).

Do not forget to execute “postfix reload” after editing this file.

==========================================================================

service type private unpriv chroot wakeup maxproc command + args

(yes) (yes) (yes) (never) (100)

==========================================================================

smtp inet n - - - - smtpd #smtp inet n - - - 1 postscreen #smtpd pass - - - - - smtpd #dnsblog unix - - - - 0 dnsblog #tlsproxy unix - - - - 0 tlsproxy submission inet n - - - - smtpd -o syslog_name=postfix/submission -o smtpd_tls_security_level=encrypt -o smtpd_sasl_auth_enable=yes -o smtpd_client_restrictions=permit_sasl_authenticated,reject

-o milter_macro_daemon_name=ORIGINATING

smtps inet n - - - - smtpd -o syslog_name=postfix/smtps -o smtpd_tls_wrappermode=yes -o smtpd_sasl_auth_enable=yes -o smtpd_client_restrictions=permit_sasl_authenticated,reject

-o milter_macro_daemon_name=ORIGINATING

#628 inet n - - - - qmqpd pickup fifo n - - 60 1 pickup cleanup unix n - - - 0 cleanup qmgr fifo n - n 300 1 qmgr #qmgr fifo n - n 300 1 oqmgr tlsmgr unix - - - 1000? 1 tlsmgr rewrite unix - - - - - trivial-rewrite bounce unix - - - - 0 bounce defer unix - - - - 0 bounce trace unix - - - - 0 bounce verify unix - - - - 1 verify flush unix n - - 1000? 0 flush proxymap unix - - n - - proxymap proxywrite unix - - n - 1 proxymap smtp unix - - - - - smtp relay unix - - - - - smtp

-o smtp_helo_timeout=5 -o smtp_connect_timeout=5

showq unix n - - - - showq error unix - - - - - error retry unix - - - - - error discard unix - - - - - discard local unix - n n - - local virtual unix - n n - - virtual lmtp unix - - - - - lmtp anvil unix - - - - 1 anvil scache unix - - - - 1 scache

====================================================================

Interfaces to non-Postfix software. Be sure to examine the manual

pages of the non-Postfix software to find out what options it wants.

Many of the following services use the Postfix pipe(8) delivery

agent. See the pipe(8) man page for information about ${recipient}

and other message envelope options.

====================================================================

maildrop. See the Postfix MAILDROP_README file for details.

Also specify in main.cf: maildrop_destination_recipient_limit=1

maildrop unix - n n - - pipe flags=DRhu user=vmail argv=/usr/bin/maildrop -d vmail ${extension} ${recipient} ${user} ${nexthop} ${sender}

====================================================================

Recent Cyrus versions can use the existing “lmtp” master.cf entry.

Specify in cyrus.conf:

lmtp cmd=“lmtpd -a” listen=“localhost:lmtp” proto=tcp4

Specify in main.cf one or more of the following:

mailbox_transport = lmtp:inet:localhost

virtual_transport = lmtp:inet:localhost

====================================================================

Cyrus 2.1.5 (Amos Gouaux)

Also specify in main.cf: cyrus_destination_recipient_limit=1

#cyrus unix - n n - - pipe

user=cyrus argv=/cyrus/bin/deliver -e -r ${sender} -m ${extension} ${user}

====================================================================

Old example of delivery via Cyrus.

#old-cyrus unix - n n - - pipe

flags=R user=cyrus argv=/cyrus/bin/deliver -e -m ${extension} ${user}

====================================================================

See the Postfix UUCP_README file for configuration details.

uucp unix - n n - - pipe flags=Fqhu user=uucp argv=uux -r -n -z -a$sender - $nexthop!rmail ($recipient)

Other external delivery methods.

ifmail unix - n n - - pipe flags=F user=ftn argv=/usr/lib/ifmail/ifmail -r $nexthop ($recipient) bsmtp unix - n n - - pipe flags=Fq. user=bsmtp argv=/usr/lib/bsmtp/bsmtp -t$nexthop -f$sender $recipient scalemail-backend unix - n n - 2 pipe flags=R user=scalemail argv=/usr/lib/scalemail/bin/scalemail-store ${nexthop} ${user} ${extension} mailman unix - n n - - pipe flags=FR user=list argv=/usr/lib/mailman/bin/postfix-to-mailman.py ${nexthop} ${user}

dovecot unix - n n - - pipe flags=DRhu user=vmail:vmail argv=/usr/lib/dovecot/deliver -f ${sender} -d ${user}@${nexthop} amavis unix - - - - 2 smtp -o smtp_data_done_timeout=1200 -o smtp_send_xforward_command=yes

127.0.0.1:10025 inet n - - - - smtpd -o content_filter= -o local_recipient_maps= -o relay_recipient_maps= -o smtpd_restriction_classes= -o smtpd_client_restrictions= -o smtpd_helo_restrictions= -o smtpd_sender_restrictions= -o smtpd_recipient_restrictions=permit_mynetworks,reject -o mynetworks=127.0.0.0/8 -o strict_rfc821_envelopes=yes -o receive_override_options=no_unknown_recipient_checks,no_header_body_checks

** /etc/postfix/main.cf **

See /usr/share/postfix/main.cf.dist for a commented, more complete version

Debian specific: Specifying a file name will cause the first

line of that file to be used as the name. The Debian default

is /etc/mailname.

#myorigin = /etc/mailname

smtpd_banner = $myhostname ESMTP $mail_name (Debian/GNU) biff = no

appending .domain is the MUA’s job.

append_dot_mydomain = no

Uncomment the next line to generate “delayed mail” warnings

#delay_warning_time = 4h

readme_directory = /usr/share/doc/postfix

TLS parameters

smtpd_tls_cert_file = /etc/postfix/smtpd.cert smtpd_tls_key_file = /etc/postfix/smtpd.key smtpd_use_tls = yes smtpd_tls_session_cache_database = btree:${data_directory}/smtpd_scache smtp_tls_session_cache_database = btree:${data_directory}/smtp_scache

See /usr/share/doc/postfix/TLS_README.gz in the postfix-doc package for

information on enabling SSL in the smtp client.

myhostname = caltaer.com alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases, hash:/var/lib/mailman/data/aliases alias_database = hash:/etc/aliases, hash:/var/lib/mailman/data/aliases myorigin = /etc/mailname mydestination = caltaer.com, localhost, localhost.localdomain relayhost = mynetworks = 127.0.0.0/8 [::1]/128 mailbox_size_limit = 0 recipient_delimiter = + inet_interfaces = all html_directory = /usr/share/doc/postfix/html virtual_alias_domains = virtual_alias_maps = hash:/var/lib/mailman/data/virtual-mailman, proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_forwardings.cf, proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_email2email.cf virtual_mailbox_domains = proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_domains.cf virtual_mailbox_maps = proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_mailboxes.cf virtual_mailbox_base = /var/vmail virtual_uid_maps = static:5000 virtual_gid_maps = static:5000 inet_protocols = all smtpd_sasl_auth_enable = yes broken_sasl_auth_clients = yes smtpd_sasl_authenticated_header = yes smtpd_recipient_restrictions = permit_mynetworks, permit_sasl_authenticated, reject_unauth_destination, check_recipient_access mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_recipient.cf smtpd_tls_security_level = may transport_maps = hash:/var/lib/mailman/data/transport-mailman, proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_transports.cf relay_domains = mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_relaydomains.cf relay_recipient_maps = mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_relayrecipientmaps.cf proxy_read_maps = $local_recipient_maps $mydestination $virtual_alias_maps $virtual_alias_domains $virtual_mailbox_maps $virtual_mailbox_domains $relay_recipient_maps $relay_domains $canonical_maps $sender_canonical_maps $recipient_canonical_maps $relocated_maps $transport_maps $mynetworks smtpd_sender_restrictions = check_sender_access mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_sender.cf smtpd_client_restrictions = check_client_access mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_client.cf smtpd_client_message_rate_limit = 100 maildrop_destination_concurrency_limit = 1 maildrop_destination_recipient_limit = 1 virtual_transport = dovecot header_checks = regexp:/etc/postfix/header_checks mime_header_checks = regexp:/etc/postfix/mime_header_checks nested_header_checks = regexp:/etc/postfix/nested_header_checks body_checks = regexp:/etc/postfix/body_checks owner_request_special = no smtp_tls_security_level = may smtpd_tls_mandatory_protocols = !SSLv2, !SSLv3 smtpd_tls_protocols = !SSLv2,!SSLv3 smtp_tls_protocols = !SSLv2,!SSLv3 dovecot_destination_recipient_limit = 1 smtpd_sasl_type = dovecot smtpd_sasl_path = private/auth content_filter = amavis:[127.0.0.1]:10024 receive_override_options = no_address_mappings