[Dovecot] permissions problem reading INBOX

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Wed Feb 28 20:41:14 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-02-28 at 14:31 -0600, K. Clair wrote:
> Feb 27 17:31:08 rm-002-02 dovecot: POP3(kclair):
> open(/var/spool/mail/kclair, O_CREAT) failed: Permission denied
> Feb 27 17:31:08 rm-002-02 dovecot: POP3(kclair): stat() failed with
> mbox file /var/spool/mail/kclair: Permission denied
> The mbox file permissions are:
> -rw-rw----  1 kclair mail 489 Feb 27 16:40 /var/spool/mail/kclair

To me it looks like that the user doesn't have execute permission
to /var/spool/mail.

Maybe also related to http://wiki.dovecot.org/VarMailDotLock

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