[Dovecot] Auto logging-out client

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Thu Jul 26 17:45:02 EEST 2012

do not top-post and NOT reply off-list
(no i refuse to repair the thread)

if he would know that these are different things
hewould not write "This entails errors when trying
to send e-mails after this auto logout"

NO, NO and NO - this entails NOT sending errors!

Am 26.07.2012 16:41, schrieb Hans J Albertsson:
> Mr Reindl
> Of course Nicolas knows these are different issues! 
> He wants to know how to avoid the first issue, and merely points out why he desperately wants that fix.
> Skickat från min Samsung Mobil
> Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net> skrev:
> Am 26.07.2012 15:58, schrieb Nicolás:
>> Hi list!
>> I'm writing because of an issue I'm having with my Postfix-Dovecot installation. Everything's working fine but when
>> an IMAP client is idle for some time, Dovecot automatically logs it out.
>> Jul 26 14:01:16 mail dovecot: imap(nicolas at devels.es): Disconnected: Logged out bytes=1271/7439
>> This entails errors when trying to send e-mails after this auto logout, such as:
>> host devels.es[] said:
>>     550-Please turn on SMTP Authentication in your mail client, or login to the
>>     550-IMAP/POP3 server before sending your message.
>> Which result in a very annoying and continuous proccess of restarting my mail client.
> errors while send messages have really nothing to do with
> any imap-timeout/logout, these are completly different
> things!


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