Dovecot not changing SSL key and certificate as in config file

Alex JOST jost+lists at
Tue Jul 8 11:15:35 UTC 2014

Am 08.07.2014 12:58, schrieb Mitchell McMillan:
> I am trying to use my (decrypted) SSL key and certificate in Dovecot. I
> have changed /etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-ssl.conf like so:
> ssl_cert = </etc/ssl/private/
> ssl_key = </etc/ssl/private/
> However, after running service dovecot restart, dovecot -n still says that
> the files /etc/dovecot/dovecot.pem and /etc/dovecot/private/dovecot.pem are
> being used.
> I am using dovecot 2.2.9, any help would be greatly appreciated.

Maybe the values got overwritten by another file.
grep -ER 'ssl_(key|cert)' /etc/dovecot/


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