[Dovecot] Solaris/SSLonly/Lots of Users

John Robinson john.robinson at anonymous.org.uk
Wed Feb 21 17:41:07 UTC 2007

On 21/02/2007 17:26, Steven F Siirila wrote:
> Anyone running Dovecot on Solaris, requiring only SSL connections, and
> servicing thousands of simultaneous users?  Our past attempts to do so
> have failed due to dovecot-auth using up all 256 of its file descriptors.
> I say 256 since we are limited to that by the 32-bit libraries.
> We are looking at either compiling Dovecot in 64-bit and letting dovecot-auth
> file descriptors accumulate (not ideal), or providing Timo with access to
> one of our test servers so he can debug the problem.  However, I would
> like to hear of anyone in the same boat first.  Thanks!

I think I recall Timo saying recently he'd fixed a problem with too many 
open files in dovecot-auth, or something similar, but I'll leave it to 
you to trawl the last week's list archives to find it.



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