[Dovecot] New install authentication probs

Bradley Giesbrecht bradley.giesbrecht at gmail.com
Wed Mar 31 21:22:20 EEST 2010

On Mar 31, 2010, at 11:18 AM, Andy Smith wrote:

> Hi,
>  Im attempting to configure dovecot for the first time, Im trying to  
> use a MySQL DB that is currently used by tpop3d as Ive read they  
> support the same password format.
> My main prob currently, apart from that it doesnt work lol, is that  
> Ive enabled the following debugging in dovecot.conf
> auth_debug = yes
> auth_debug_passwords = yes
> auth_verbose = yes
> But Im getting basically zero info on why my authentication is  
> failing. In my log (which for testing Ive defined as a file in /tmp  
> to make sure Im getting all the info logged to one place) I see just:
> Mar 31 19:00:17 dovecot: Info: Dovecot v1.2.10 starting up
> Mar 31 19:00:17 auth-worker(default): Info: mysql: Connected to  
> localhost (ukgri  d_vmail)
> Mar 31 19:00:18 auth(default): Info: new auth connection: pid=64188
> Mar 31 19:00:18 auth(default): Info: new auth connection: pid=64186
> Mar 31 19:00:18 auth(default): Info: new auth connection: pid=64187
> each time I attempt to connect via IMAP it adds another new auth  
> connection line to the log but doesnt tell me anything else :(. So  
> Im stuck debugging my authentication due to lack of info. BTW Im  
> testing IMAP via telnet, telnet to IMAP port and attempt LOGIN (I  
> have this working to a courier IMAP installation). Have I done  
> something wrong? Any help appreciated!
> thanks Andy.

Pleas post the result of:

# dovecot -n

// Brad

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