Troubles with Dovecot 2.3.3 - mkdir permission denied due to +w perm: /var, dir owned by 0:0 mode=0755)

Ralph Seichter abbot at
Fri Feb 22 21:17:12 EET 2019

* Kunal A. via dovecot:

> Error: mkdir(/var/vmail/email1 at failed: Permission
> denied (euid=5000(vmail) egid=5000(vmail) missing +w perm: /var, dir owned
> by 0:0 mode=0755)

The error message seems pretty clear. User 'vmail' does not have write
permissions for /var, which is owned by 'root'. I suggest you create
/var/vmail and grant the necessary permissions there.


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