cant login to Dovecot

Joseph Tam jtam.home at
Wed Jun 13 23:25:49 EEST 2018

On Wed, 13 Jun 2018, Walter Ulmke wrote:

> I started with a fresh doveconfig directory and implemented the suf?gestions 
> in the above Document.
> ...
> dovecot status says:
> ...
> Jun 13 15:27:32 ulmke2 dovecot[14622]: Error: service(imap-login): listen(*, 
> 993) fai>

You've chopped off the most import part at the end: the reason why it
could not open the IMAP port.  Nevertheless, I fed this fragment into
Google and got

but it's a wild guess if it has anything to do with your problem.

> At least before it started ....

Right, the problem here is more basic.  Once you get over this, you can
move forward to success or the next problem.

Joseph Tam <jtam.home at>

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