[Dovecot] Dovecot not accepting connections
tss at iki.fi
Thu Apr 16 01:27:59 EEST 2009
On Sun, 2009-04-12 at 15:03 -0500, Jim wrote:
> >> Does it
> >> a) Hang after "Trying 127.0.0.1..."
> >> b) Hang after "Escape character is '^]'."
> >> c) Say connect to address 127.0.0.1: Connection refused
> > Naturally, now that I'm trying to duplicate the issue, I can't get
> > it to act up. If I can get into a mode where it stops working
> > again, I'll try that and report back.
> Finally had this happen again. Connecting via localhost worked just
> fine, returned "OK Dovecot ready".
If Dovecot is answering on localhost, I can't think of any reasons why
it wouldn't answer to non-localhost connections.
> Connecting via my domain name
> resulted in a hung connection that eventually just timed out.
So did it time out on a) or b)?
And you say "domain name", what about IP address? If the problem is with
> The only odd thing that I noticed when I went to stop and restart the
> Dovecot process is that only one dovecot-auth process was running,
> normally I see two processing running. After quitting Dovecot and
> starting it again, I saw two dovecot-auth processes start up, and then
> I was able to get mail just fine.
Was one of them "dovecot -w" process? Anyway the number of dovecot-auth
processes shouldn't really make a difference.
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