possible imap problem
avi at m-issues.org
Tue Jul 20 06:01:41 UTC 2004
Found the problem. it was in dovecot.conf file.
On Mon, 19 Jul 2004, Avram Aumick wrote:
> I am not sure exactly what is the problem. I have tried as best as I can
> to trace the problem which occurred after installing fc2 (I did a new
> install rather than an upgrade).
> Whenever I try to run evolution, sylpheed, or squirrelmail and the account
> that it is trying to connect to is an imap account (I only have them
> connected to that type of an account), I get the message "IMAP server
> mail.mydomain.org, could not connect to mail.mydomain.org (port 143)
> connection refused."
> In my iptables it is suppose to accept port 143 and in the hosts.allow
> file I have it set to accept. I do not get any errors in my message file.
> I do get the message when I run "service dovecot status", "dovecot dead
> but subsys locked". this concerns me but I am not sure why it does that.
> What am I missing? what should I check? This is the first time I am using
> dovecot so I don't know if this is the answer.
> One more thing. I can retrieve email using kmail, but it does not use
> imap, just uses the /var/spool/mail/username.
> You know you're getting old when you talk about what
> you've done, rather than what you're going to do.
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