[Dovecot] 1.0.5: many pop3-login processes?
alan at pair.com
Mon Oct 1 18:24:19 EEST 2007
On Sun, 30 Sep 2007, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-09-28 at 17:22 -0400, Alan Ferrency wrote:
> > Hello,
> > We are running dovecot 1.0.5 on a test server, with FreeBSD 6.2
> > (though I have noticed the same problem since dovecot versions in the
> > 0.99 range).
> > We don't have very many simultaneous pop/imap users, but we have a
> > proliferation of pop3-login processes.
> > Currently we have 128 such processes. We have 11 imap-login processes,
> > but only a few actual imap processes running.
> > Is this normal? Can we stop it?
> Do you have lots of login attempts? If you have more than 64 concurrent
> POP3 login attempts, you'll get 128 pop3-login processes.
We don't have many concurrent login attempts, but we do have many in
sequence, in the form of automatic mail checking by clients.
> http://wiki.dovecot.org/LoginProcess explains more.
I'll check this and report back anything I find. Thanks.
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