[Dovecot] question mailbox format

sc2 at gmx.at sc2 at gmx.at
Sat May 26 12:11:33 EEST 2007

ok now it works but i still get errors, so i can login, and i get my emails 
but in log is this error (looks like he just trys to mkdir for imap) can i 
turn of imap use?
i try it with INDEX, option too but same error.

 mail dovecot: pop3-login: Login: user=<richard>, method=PLAIN, 
rip=80.108.xxx.xxx, lip=xx.xxx.xx.xx, TLS
May 26 11:04:31 mail dovecot: POP3(richard): 
mkdir_parents(/var/spool/mail/indexes/richard/.imap/INBOX) failed: 
Permission denied
e, he just trys to mkdir for imap) can i turn of imap use?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "MAEDA, Go" <maeda-g at secom-sanin.co.jp>
To: "Dovecot Mailing List" <dovecot at dovecot.org>
Sent: Saturday, May 26, 2007 10:57 AM
Subject: Re: [Dovecot] question mailbox format

> sc2 at gmx.at wrote:
> > i set mail_location = mbox:/var/spool/mail/%u
> > and protocols = pop3s pop3
> > why he trys to create and use imap format?`
>    Your Dovecot is trying to make index files. Index files are also used 
> by pop3 for better performance.
>    And your mail_location configuration seems incorrect. The path after 
> "mbox:" is where to create imap mailboxes and Dovecot's index files. 
> Proper position for "/var/spool/mail/%u" is after "INBOX=" keyword.
>    For further information, read this.
>     http://wiki.dovecot.org/MailLocation
> -- 
> // --------------------------------------------------------------
> // MAEDA, Go <maeda-g at secom-sanin.co.jp>

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