[Dovecot] Troubleshooting enhancement request...

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Tue May 8 23:56:23 EEST 2007

Hi Timo,

You were good enough to add the -n flag to the dovecot command to output 
the current *changed* config parameters (changed as compared to the 
defaults) of the running dovecot process. This makes it much easier to 
troubleshoot issues - thanks!

Another flag that postfix has is the -d flag (postconf -d). This one 
outputs all of the DEFAULTS of the current running postfix process/version.

I just used this today to compare what I had in my main.cf to what the 
defaults were - and for some reason I had uncommented a bunch of things 
that didn't need to be uncommented (because they were the default 
setting), resulting in a much larger output from the postconf -n command.

I know its not a big deal, but any chance of implementing this for 
dovecot? This would make it easy to keep the conf file (and the -n 
output) clean and neat.

Many, many thanks for 1.0.0!


Best regards,


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