Intermittent IMAP Login failures - about 25% fail
cell at eceb.co.uk
Fri Apr 8 10:20:17 UTC 2016
SOLVED: Should anyone else run into this and debugging shows no issues,
just random dovecot logins fails - there was a bad username stored.
"pwck" showed it up.
Only cost me 3 days
On 7 April 2016 at 17:24, Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> wrote:
> On 07 Apr 2016, at 19:02, Mobile Phone <cell at eceb.co.uk> wrote:
> > pam(prtg.08dir,184.108.40.206): pam_authenticate() failed: Authentication
> > failure (password mismatch?) (given password:
> > Why it this bouncing 25% + of IMAP AUTH LOGINs?
> PAM said that login wasn't allowed. PAM can have all kinds of plugins that
> can do all kinds of things. Maybe you have enabled some PAM plugin that
> denies the user's access even if the password is correct. Unfortunately
> there's no way to enable debugging for PAM. Try simplifying your PAM setup,
> or if you can't figure out anything else switch to passdb shadow.
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