Problem logging in during testing

Steve Matzura number6 at
Mon Jun 15 16:59:18 UTC 2015

On Mon, 15 Jun 2015 17:22:13 +0200, you wrote:

>> Now, when I telnet 143 and attempt to log in with the
>> string:
>> a login <any username> <any password>
>> whether it's one in my users file or not, I get:
>> a NO [AUTHENTICATIONFAILED] Authentication failed.
>Logs might give you a clue what exactly doesn't work.

Found one problem in maillog. mail_uid and mail_gid weren't defined. I
didn't define them manually because I thought they defaulted to vmail.
Now they are defined that way.

These are a mystery:

Jun 15 16:45:15 <my-node> dovecot: imap-login: Login: user=<admin>,
method=PLAIN, rip=, lip=, mpid=1428, secured,
Jun 15 16:45:15 <my-node> dovecot: imap(admin): Error: User
initialization failed: Namespace '': Mail storage autodetection failed
with home=/home/admin
Jun 15 16:45:15 <my-node> dovecot: imap(admin): Error: Invalid user
settings. Refer to server log for more information.

~doveadm log find' says everything goes to /var/log/maillog, so that's
all I have.

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