Problem logging in during testing
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Mon Jun 15 17:35:49 UTC 2015
Am 15.06.2015 um 18:59 schrieb Steve Matzura:
> On Mon, 15 Jun 2015 17:22:13 +0200, you wrote:
>>> Now, when I telnet 127.0.0.1 143 and attempt to log in with the
>>> 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=127.0.0.1, lip=127.0.0.1, 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.
Try adding a default mail_location.
driver = passwd-file
args = username_format=%u /etc/dovecot/users
default_fields = mail=maildir:~/Maildir
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