[Dovecot] UID larger than next_uid in file /hosts/domain/user/dovecot-uidlist

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri May 18 22:04:38 EEST 2007

On Fri, 2007-05-18 at 12:49 -0600, Chris Jeans wrote:
> I'm having the following problem and would appreciate any help or tips
> on how to fix it.
> None of my users can send email via pop3 or imap clients

Mails aren't sent via POP3 or IMAP, so if they have problems sending
mails it's not a Dovecot problem.

> the only
> consistent thing that i keep seeing in the logs are the following 2
> messages:
> UID larger than next_uid in file /hosts/domain/user/dovecot-uidlist
> sync: UID inserted in the middle of mailbox

Usually this is because procmail is configured to deliver mails in MH
format. See http://wiki.dovecot.org/MailboxFormat/Maildir#procmail

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