[Dovecot] We couldn't drop root group privileges.
tss at iki.fi
Mon Aug 16 20:31:20 EEST 2004
On 15.8.2004, at 17:38, Greg M wrote:
> I have installed Dovecot some many month ago, and just recently I have
> getting an error while trying to log into one of my accounts that I
> used all
> the time. The error that comes up is
> pop3: We couldn't drop root group privileges
> I have seen where someone else has asked this same question, but there
> was no
> response to the list. Anyone have any ideas? I use squirrel mail to
> check the
> account as well as KMail (IMAP), and have even tried logging in through
> telnet to port 110 to see if it was a client issue, but it appears to
> dovecot. I am using BSD 4.9 and Exim if that helps any. Thanks a
> bunch, for
> now I have to ssh into the machine to check my mail via PINE or mail.
FreeBSD 4.9? Is this user's primary group 0, ie. the group set in
/etc/passwd? Have you changed first_valid_gid setting?
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