[Dovecot] Could use some help setting Dovecot up for the first time

joe joe at hostedcontent.com
Mon Mar 8 00:01:37 EET 2010

On 3/7/2010 4:49 PM, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On 7.3.2010, at 21.18, joe wrote:
>> Mar 07 19:14:55 deliver(test at fasti.net): Fatal: setgid(12) failed with euid=101(vmail), gid=6(mail), egid=6(mail): Operation not permitted
> Your userdb says mails should be accessed with gid=12, but you're calling deliver from Postfix with gid=6. Change either one of them to the other (userdb or pipe in master.cf).

My pipe for master.cf is as follows: (My mail group has a GID of 6)
dovecot   unix  -       n       n       -       -       pipe
   flags=DRhu user=vmail:mail argv=/usr/local/libexec/dovecot/deliver -d 

My dovecot.conf file has the following 3 lines in it
mail_uid = vmail
mail_gid = mail
mail_privileged_group = mail

and it is still producing the same error as i had originally posted ;(


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