Sieve daemon errors? (Part 1 of 2, Pt 2 to follow when Pt 1 resolved)

Dan Egli dan at
Sat May 1 09:12:59 EEST 2021

Folks, I am still trying to get help here. Let me re-state what is going 
on. I have a webmail program (SOGo) that connects to the Dovecot sieve 
system to handle things like mail filters and what not. That way 
dovecot's lda program can move things where they belong. So I went 
through the config files, and found the places where I need to enable 
sieve (this is in Gentoo Linux, by the way).  Now, when dovecot starts I 
do see a listener on the sieve port on localhost:

#netstat -tl | grep sieve
tcp        0      0 localhost:sieve*               LISTEN

And when I telnet to the port, it does connect. But it doesn't say much.

  telnet localhost sieve
Connected to localhost.
Escape character is '^]'.
220 Dovecot ready.

Yet every example I see online is showing a HECK of a lot more than 
this. So what's up? Anyone got any idea what I did wrong? I've put the 
90-sieve.conf file on my web server at for those who want to see it. If any 
other config files are wanted/needed to help figure this out, let me 
know what they are and I'll take care of it.  Here's an example of what 
other websites I've looked at say I SHOULD see:

Connected to
Escape character is '^]'.
*"IMPLEMENTATION" "Dovecot Pigeonhole" "SIEVE" "fileinto reject envelope 
encoded-character vacation subaddress comparator-i;ascii-numeric 
relational regex imap4flags copy include variables body enotify 
environment mailbox date ihave" *"NOTIFY" "mailto"
"VERSION" "1.0"
OK "Dovecot ready."

so why am I not getting all this?

Dan Egli
 From my Test Server

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