[Dovecot] Dovecot 2.0 config bug with SSL certificate per protocol?

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Apr 8 19:42:46 EEST 2011

On Fri, 2011-04-08 at 16:38 +0100, a.smith at ukgrid.net wrote:
> > It's too much trouble to make per-protocol ssl setting work, but it now
> > logs a warning about it:
> >
> > config: Warning: SSL is disabled because global ssl=no, ignoring  
> > ssl=yes for subsection
> >
> > (naming the subsection would also be extra work..)
> >
> So do the subsection certificates override the certificate set  
> globally? My config seems to work but could equally be the mail  
> clients not caring.

The cert overriding works. The global ssl=yes is just required so that
Dovecot starts listening on the SSL ports (STARTTLS actually worked even
without the global ssl=yes).

> Is the error logged by the doveconf command? I didn't notice any  
> errors when actually starting the daemons. Also might be worth  
> pointing this out in the documentation, I think I probably missed it  
> in the errors from doveconf because there were so many!

I meant that I just today added the error message. Yes, it gets logged
by doveconf command and also at each dovecot startup.

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