[Dovecot] Failed authentication to a mysql database (bug or PEBKAC?)

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sun Aug 14 22:42:10 EEST 2005

On Tue, 2005-08-09 at 11:20 +0200, Michael Gabb wrote:
> My connect string is as follows:
> connect = host=/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock user=my_user
> password=my_password dbname=my_dbname

This should work. Assuming of course that it's all in one line. Hmm. Are
you sure that all the spaces in the line are actually spaces and not
just something that look like spaces?

Maybe check with strace if it's actually sending the password to mysql?
Something like: strace -o log -f dovecot

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