Broken auth-* sockets.

ygrishin at ygrishin at
Fri Sep 23 13:51:57 UTC 2016

On 2016-09-23 01:47, Aki Tuomi wrote:
>> 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.
> Aki

Ah, that's precisely right! Leftover sockets from previous 

Thank you very much, glad I asked.

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