LDAP Homedir location: Needs dovecot restart after change it

Gerald Galster list+dovecot at gcore.biz
Mon Apr 16 22:26:17 EEST 2018

Hello Andre,

try to flush the auth cache: doveadm auth cache flush user at example.com
or: doveadm auth cache flush

Best regards,

> Am 16.04.2018 um 20:39 schrieb Andre Luiz Paiz <andre.paiz at iqm.unicamp.br>:
> Dear group members.
> I work with Dovecot and Openldap authentication. Sometimes users change departments and we need to alter their homedir location. Every time this process is needed, I perform this steps:
> 1 - Change homedir location in openldap
> 2 - Move homedir folder to the new location
> 3 - Re-apply permissions
> 4 - Remove user index folder
> After I do that, users cannot authenticate unless I restart dovecot, process that I would like to avoid. Can you guys give a tip on what I need to change to avoid this last problematic step? After the restart, everything works.
> Does the auth_cache feature also store the homedir location?

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