Dovecot fails to start - Unknown setting: socket

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Wed Oct 1 18:54:28 UTC 2014

Am 01.10.2014 um 20:47 schrieb Max Shortte:
> I’m receiving the following error(s) messages when trying reloading dovecot
> (Debian wheezy).
> doveconf: Fatal: Error in configuration file /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf line
> 73: Unknown setting: socket
> doveconf: Error: managesieve-login: dump-capability process returned 89
> Configuration file /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf

honestly it would make more sense if you post line 73
as mentioned in the message followed by the surrounding

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