Broken auth-* sockets.

Aki Tuomi aki.tuomi at
Fri Sep 23 05:47:21 UTC 2016

> On September 23, 2016 at 3:16 AM ygrishin at wrote:
> Hello.
> I am migrating my servers to Ubuntu and have been having an issue with 
> Dovecot authenticator service.
> Exim is set up to use dovecot-auth, anticipating the question whether 
> exim binary was compiled with support of Dovecot authenticator, it was:
> ---

I thought that dovecot sockets are under /var/run/dovecot, not /var/dovecot, by default on Ubuntu 16.04.

Anyways, to make sure dovecot actually is configured to listen on those sockets, you could stop dovecot, rm the socket files, and start dovecot to see if those sockets get created.


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