a temporary failure

lejeczek peljasz at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Jun 22 09:05:54 UTC 2015

On 22/06/15 09:16, lejeczek wrote:
> dear all
> I have a postfix relaying to dovecot's lda but "strangely" 
> it does not work, I mean I imaging it's me doing something 
> wrong, yet I cannot figure out what.
> postfix logs:
> to=<me at my.domain>,orig_to=<root at localhost>, relay=dovecot, 
> delay=39296, delays=39294/2.2/0/0.27, dsn=4.3.0, 
> status=deferred (temporary failure)
> and dovecot logs no error, despite having debug to yes in 
> couple of places,
> it shows:
> auth: Debug: master in: USER    1    me at my.domain    
> service=lda
> auth-worker(25343): Debug: passwd(me at my.domain): lookup
> auth-worker(25343): passwd(me at my.domain): unknown user
> auth: Debug: ldap(me at my.domain): user search: 
> base=ou=People,dc=my,dc=domain scope=subtree 
> filter=(&(objectClass=person)(uid=me)) fields=
> auth: Debug: ldap(me at my.domain): result: 
> objectClass=top,top,top,top,
> ... here  goes the whole lot of ldap atrribs, and at the end:
> unused.
> For passdb & userdb in the configs I only configure ldap 
> backed, nothing else. Ldap works, I can query it without 
> failling.
> I believe it's very simple set up but I must be wrong 
> somewhere.
> pass_filter = (&(objectClass=posixAccount)(uid=%n))
> pass_attrs = uid=user=%n,userPassword=password
> user_attrs = 
> =home=/var/spool/mail/%d/%n,=mail=maildir:/var/spool/mail/%d/%n/Maildir:INDEX=/var/spool/mail/%d/%n:CONTROL=/var/spool/mail/%d/%n
> user_filter = (&(objectClass=person)(uid=%n))
> Any suggestions very appreciated.
> thanks
I wonder could there be some kind of collision between 
user/passdbs, even though I do not configure anything but 
ldap, when I do:
#doveadm user me me at my.domain
field value
uid 1177
gid 513
home  /home/me
mail  maildir:/var/spool/mail/my.domain/me/Maildir
system_groups_user  me

uid vmail
home  /var/spool/mail/my.domain/me

I understand that it's dovecot trying something else than 
just ldap?
Or not a collision, and these would be two separate, 
different users?

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