Error receiving mail from postfix

Alex JOST jost+lists at
Tue Jul 1 15:00:12 UTC 2014

Am 01.07.2014 14:31, schrieb Jerry:
> On Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:57:26 +0200, Jiri Bourek stated:
>> On 1.7.2014 13:10, Jerry wrote:
>>> When mail is relayed to dovecot from postfix, I am getting this error
>>> message in the maillog:
>>> Jul  1 07:05:19 scorpio postfix/pipe[45488]: 3h2jQl3Xldz3FMPc:
>>> to=<user at>, relay=dovecot, delay=0.16, delays=0.12/0.01/0/0.03,
>>> dsn=4.3.0, status=deferred (temporary failure. Command output: lda:
>>> Error: user user at Error reading configuration: Invalid
>>> settings: postmaster_address setting not given lda: Fatal: Internal error
>>> occurred. Refer to server log for more information. )
>>> Is this a Postfix problem or a Dovecot problem?
>> Misconfigured Dovecot, it's missing postmaster_address setting for LDA
>> as the log message is telling you.
> Okay, perhaps a dump question, but exactly where am I suppose to enter that
> information? I have tried reading the documentation, but I must be missing it.

As Edgar Pettijohn has written on the Postfix mailing list this setting 
should be found in /usr/local/etc/dovecot/conf.d/15-lda.conf


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