[Dovecot] dovecot ldap failed to recover

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Apr 4 17:53:45 EEST 2011

On Wed, 2011-03-30 at 15:26 +0200, Jan-Frode Myklebust wrote:

> The problem seemed to start with this log entry:
> 	Mar 29 18:57:21 popimap1 dovecot: auth(default): ldap(userX at example.com, Connection appears to be hanging, reconnecting

So far looks ok..

> and this suspicious entry a few seconds later:
> 	Mar 29 18:57:41 popimap1 dovecot: auth(default): LDAP: Reply with unknown msgid 2

This probably has something to do with it.

> Afterward 18:57:21 it was unable to authenticate any users before I
> restarted the dovecot service.

I couldn't reproduce this by sending a SIGSTOP to slapd and bringing it
back up with SIGCONT. Anyway, for v2.0 this hopefully makes Dovecot fix
itself: http://hg.dovecot.org/dovecot-2.0/rev/cef23de90ff1

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