[Dovecot] Excessive dovecot-auth proceses

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Tue May 24 02:03:27 EEST 2005

On 23.5.2005, at 23:56, Andrew Hutchings wrote:

> I may have missed something in the conf file but while using a standard
> mysql auth method I'm finding many dovecot-auth processing sitting 
> doing
> nothing.  They grow to the extent that mysql runs out of connections
> after a week.

Do you have more than auth_worker_max_count (default 30) of them? 
Sounds like it's leaking them for some reason. It should create new 
ones only when all of the existing ones are being used, and never more 
than the configured amount. I'm not sure if the created processes die 
ever though.
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