[Dovecot] New server error
cannewilson at googlemail.com
Fri Jan 25 16:06:36 EET 2008
On Thursday 24 Jan 2008, Bill Cole wrote:
> At 5:14 PM +0000 1/24/08, Anne Wilson imposed structure on a stream
> of electrons, yielding:
> >I'm setting up a replacement mail server on a CentOS 5.1 box. The dovecot
> >version is 1.0.rc15. 'dovecot -n' returns
> ># /etc/dovecot.conf
> >login_dir: /var/run/dovecot/login
> >login_executable(default): /usr/libexec/dovecot/imap-login
> >login_executable(imap): /usr/libexec/dovecot/imap-login
> >login_executable(pop3): /usr/libexec/dovecot/pop3-login
> >mail_executable(default): /usr/libexec/dovecot/imap
> >mail_executable(imap): /usr/libexec/dovecot/imap
> >mail_executable(pop3): /usr/libexec/dovecot/pop3
> >mail_plugin_dir(default): /usr/lib/dovecot/imap
> >mail_plugin_dir(imap): /usr/lib/dovecot/imap
> >mail_plugin_dir(pop3): /usr/lib/dovecot/pop3
> >auth default:
> > passdb:
> > driver: pam
> > userdb:
> > driver: passwd
> >I can telnet localhost 143 and log in.
> >I have given kmail the address of the server and an Inbox has been
> > created, but no option to create sub-folders. If I attempt to send a
> > message kmail freezes. Clearly something's wrong.
> >I am using configuration files from the old server, modified only to the
> > new server details. I have alias and transport hashes. What else should
> > I be looking at?
> Your MTA. Your references to alias and transport hashes makes me
> suspect that it is Postfix.
> Dovecot has nothing to do with sending mail.
You're right, of course. Sorry - I was over-tired when I wrote that. You'll
have seen that in my reply to mouss, the problem was in dovecot.conf. It's
fixed now, thanks.
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