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Dovecot log error

If you have such a error in /var/log/dovecot-lda : lda(korisnik1): Error: fchown(/home/user1/mail/.imap/INBOX/dovecot.index.cache.lock, -1, 12(mail)) failed: Operation not permitted (egid=2073(user1), group based on /var/spool/mail/user1) Or something like this in mailq : r289QLbk027831 3111 Fri Mar 8 10:26 (Deferred: local mailer (/usr/libexec/dovecot/deliver) … Continue reading

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Dovecot log rotation

Make a file /etc/logrorare.d/dovecot : /var/log/dovecot*.log { this is for both logs : dovecot.log and dovecot-lda.log weekly rotate 5 last 5 logs are kept missingok notifempty delaycompress sharedscripts postrotate doveadm log reopen touch dovecot-lda.log manually make this one, because only … Continue reading

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Dovecot log and Sendmail mail queue

If in your /var/log/dovecot-lda.log you have something like this : Nov 28 08:00:44 lda: Debug: auth input: root system_groups_user=root uid=0 gid=0 home=/root Nov 28 08:00:44 lda: Error: user root: Invalid settings in userdb: userdb returned 0 as uid Nov 28 … Continue reading

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Autoreply and error in Dovecot log

If you get a error in /var/log/dovecot.log (or dovecot-lda.log) a error that is something like this : Oct 18 12:28:00 lda(detlef): Info: sieve: msgid=: discarding vacation response for message implicitly delivered to That means that your sieve script for autoreply … Continue reading

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Error in dovecot.log

If you get a error in /var/log/dovecot.log that looks something like this (but Dovecot is still working): Jun 05 15:34:50 imap(user1): Error: chown(/home/user1/mail/.imap/INBOX, -1, 12(mail)) failed: Operation not permitted (egid=503(user1), group based on /var/spool/mail/user1) Jun 05 15:34:50 imap(user1): Error: mkdir(/home/user1/mail/.imap/INBOX) … Continue reading

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Part2 of configuring a middle range mail server

Part 2 of setting up a middle range mail server on Fedora 16 This part concerns itself with the Dovecot configuration (there is no longer a imap server!). Dovecot configuration file is /etc /dovecot/dovecot.conf, and the necessary packages are: # … Continue reading

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