Unable to receive emails: Error reading configuration: Invalid settings: postmaster_address setting not given lda

Created:

2016-11-16 12:39:28 UTC

Modified:

2017-08-08 13:18:05 UTC

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Unable to receive emails: Error reading configuration: Invalid settings: postmaster_address setting not given lda

Applicable to:

  • Plesk 12.5 for Linux
  • Plesk 12.0 for Linux

Symptoms

Unable to send emails after changing MDA from Courier-IMAP to Dovecot.The following error appears in /usr/local/psa/var/log/maillog:

Error reading configuration: Invalid settings: postmaster_address setting not given lda: Fatal: Internal error occurred. Refer to server log for more information. 4.2.1 Message can not be delivered at this time

Cause

Dovecot misconfiguration.

Resolution

Connect to the server using SSH.

Add postmaster_address parameter to /etc/dovecot/conf.d/90-plesk-sieve.conf file manually:

# echo "postmaster_address = admin@example.com" >> /etc/dovecot/conf.d/90-plesk-sieve.conf
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