[Dovecot] problem with NFS from Microsoft Windows Services for Unix

Arnaud Grandville agrandville at gmail.com
Sat Feb 24 22:16:22 UTC 2007

Hi all,

I'm using dovecot 1.0 RC24 compiled form source on a OpenBSD 4.0, I
use IMAP service with maildir storage and my mail client is Outlook

If the root of the user maildir stay on the BSD filesystem everything is right.
If the root of the maildir is mount on an NFS drive on Microsoft
Windows 2003 server, I always have the same error when I try to move
mail (under Outlook) form my Pop3 account to my Imap account :

dovecot: Feb 24 21:41:13 Error: IMAP(arno):
failed: Input/output error

As you see, the name of the file gets  an extra string ":2,S" and
that's why the new filename can't be created.

what's wrong? thanks

--- dovecot.conf ------------------
base_dir: /var/run/dovecot/
log_path: /dev/stderr
protocols: imap
listen: *:143
ssl_disable: yes
disable_plaintext_auth: no
login_dir: /var/run/dovecot//login
login_executable: /usr/local/libexec/dovecot/imap-login
first_valid_gid: 0
mail_location: maildir:~/Maildir
mmap_disable: yes
lock_method: dotlock
auth default:
    driver: passwd-file
    args: /etc/master.passwd
    driver: passwd

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