[Dovecot] problem with auth

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Sep 22 14:06:55 EEST 2003

On Mon, 2003-09-22 at 00:37, Ewald Geschwinde wrote:
> I'm trying to start the server but then there is this mail
> Do I have to set an environment variable or waht does this mean.

No .. I should probably start talking about it with a different name in
docs. "mailbox location" or something rather than "MAIL environment". :)
And rename default_mail_env from dovecot.conf with

> I'm trying to use a pgsql backend for authentification
> and I have compiled it from source
> /usr/local/libexec/dovecot/dovecot-auth start
> dovecot-auth: Fatal: MECHANISMS environment is unset

Start /usr/local/sbin/dovecot binary.

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