Aki Tuomi aki.tuomi at
Fri May 27 20:33:24 UTC 2016

On 27.05.2016 23:29, Vince42 wrote:
> Hi,
> I have error log entries like
> dovecot: lmtp(22155, mail): Error: user mail: Mail access for users with
> UID 8 not permitted (see first_valid_uid in config file, uid from userdb
> lookup).
> This obviously tells me that the user mail (UID 8) is trying to access
> the LMTP daemon. How can I find out why he is doing so and how I can get
> rid of this error message?
> The mail system (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : Postfix + Dovecot) is working - but
> probably not properly configured.

Check your postfix logs? Maybe there is a clue? Grep for the uid 8 username.


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