replication fails with "Error: sync: Unknown user in remote" but user shows up in doveadm user "*"

Christian Mack christian.mack at
Fri Apr 22 08:08:20 UTC 2022


Am 21.04.22 um 18:00 schrieb Arnaud Abélard:
> Hello,
> I've been trying to replicate a production server (debian buster,
> dovecot But I nothing is actually being replicated and for
> each attempted user the message "Error: sync: Unknown user in remote" is
> being logged.
> The ldap settings are actually the same on both server (source and
> destnation) and the "unknown user" is actually showing up in doveadm
> user "*" on the destination server.
> I had already replicated 2 servers and used the same settings. Am I
> missing something obvious here?

Can you da a doveadm user for that specific user?
Are her/his attributes OK?

Kind regards,
Christian Mack

Christian Mack
Universität Konstanz
Kommunikations-, Informations-, Medienzentrum (KIM)
Abteilung IT-Dienste Forschung und Lehre
78457 Konstanz
+49 7531 88-4416

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