[Dovecot] An unconstructive grumble
CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Mon Jun 3 18:01:54 EEST 2013
Most problems like this can be attributed to trying to follow some
$Random_HowTo from the internet, rather than reading the dovecot docs
But yeah, ranting like you just did without providing any details at all
is totally counter-productive, and is likely to get you flamed - or more
probably just ignored.
On 2013-06-03 9:23 AM, dd <dukedougal at gmail.com> wrote:
> 5 hours of configuration attempts, error after confusing error, documentation
> with examples that only show extracts of working configurations. I really
> feel like throwing in the towel with dovecot.
> It should not be this hard and frankly almost impossible to understand and
> configure for such an incedibly simple configuration.
> 3 virtual users. All I want is a username and password to access my email.
> I have to have hit every error and problem there can be. No response at all
> from server, unable to find password file, unable to recognise user, invalid
> password. God it went on and on and on for five or more hours. For such a
> simple config.
> I know this is a totally unconstructive complaint and I should be taking the
> time to set out a careful explanation of my problem along with errors and
> logfiles but I just can't be bothered. I've tried so many many
> configurations and options and nothing works. How can it possibly be this
> hard to ghet some emails off the server with simple username/password
> Go ahead and flame me to a crisp.
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