[Dovecot] Synchronization error in NFS

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sun Feb 12 06:06:58 EET 2012

On 10.2.2012, at 10.08, Andy YB Hu wrote:

> Searched the archive, and got the doveadm -a director-admin for local
> doveadm access, and -a host: port for remote doveadm access.

You can give -c parameter also to doveadm (and all other Dovecot programs as well).

> And you said: http://dovecot.org/list/dovecot/2010-July/050731.html
> Now in my director, I have configed the userdb passwd, but the same error
> occur:
> doveadm(root): Error: User listing returned failure
> doveadm(root): Error: user listing failed
> And in the log: Feb 10 07:45:25 auth: Error: Trying to iterate users, but
> userdbs don't support it

I'm guessing that it's connecting to wrong Dovecot's auth process. Use doveadm -c instead of -a.

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