[Dovecot] Cygwin and dovecot-auth problems

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sat Jun 21 04:57:38 EEST 2008

On Sat, 2008-06-21 at 00:45 +0000, TBlack wrote:
> Warning: fd limit 256 is lower than what Dovecot can use under full load (more than 640). Either grow the limit or change login_max_processes_count and max_mail_processes settings
> Warning: Last died with error (see error log for more information): Auth process died too early - shutting down

Look at the logs for the exact reason why auth process died.

> Trying to run just dovecot-auth outputs:
> dovecot-auth: Fatal: MECHANISMS environment is unset

This is normal. You shouldn't try to run dovecot-auth directly.

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