Dovecot NO [NOPERM] Permission denied

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Issue

  • Dovecot NO [NOPERM] Permission denied
  • Maillog
imap(user): Error: chown(/home/user/mail/.imap/INBOX, group=12(mail)) failed: Operation not permitted (egid=1000(user), group based on /var/mail/user - see http://wiki2.dovecot.org/Errors/ChgrpNoPerm)

Environment

  • RedHat Enterprise Linux
  • Dovecot
  • Postfix

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