[Dovecot] Configuration problem?

Dennis Guhl dg at dguhl.org
Mon Feb 6 19:49:32 EET 2012

On Mon, Feb 06, 2012 at 05:33:01PM +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> I have a new Scientific Linux 6.1 mail server (dovecot -n below) and
> am seeing the following in the logs, with no idea what is happening:
>  --------------------- Dovecot Begin ------------------------
>  Dovecot was killed, and not restarted afterwards.

You shut dovecot down and does not restart it.

>  **Unmatched Entries**
>     dovecot: imap(anne): Connection closed bytes=205614/894243: 1 Time(s)


>     dovecot: imap(anne): Disconnected: Logged out bytes=7914/89868: 1 Time(s)

The user closed the connection.

>     dovecot: imap: Server shutting down. bytes=1309821/4473013: 1 Time(s)


>     dovecot: imap: Server shutting down. bytes=3146/79269: 1 Time(s)

The server closed the connection due to a shutdown command.

>     dovecot: master: Dovecot v2.0.9 starting up (core dumps disabled): 1 Time(s)

Dovecot did what it just said: it started.

Your logwatch is to old to knew about the messages dovecot emits to



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