[Dovecot] do not lose mail when dovecot is dead
tss at iki.fi
Thu Jan 10 06:24:01 EET 2008
On Mon, 2008-01-07 at 21:50 +0100, Daniel wrote:
> Recently I've experienced problems with dovecot. Dovecot died silently,
> what means is that there are no core files, nor any indication in the
> log files, just the "kevent(): Invalid argument" messages.
Any of them begin with "Fatal: "? Why is it giving kevent() errors
anyway? Those shouldn't happen.
> deliver(leva): Can't connect to auth server
> at /var/run/dovecot/auth-master: Connection refused
> postfix/pipe: 8A1C6F261: to=<leva at domain.hu>, orig_to=<id>,
> relay=dovecot-lda, delay=1.7, delays=1.1/0/0/0
> .68, dsn=2.0.0, status=sent (delivered via dovecot-lda service)
> postfix/qmgr: 8A1C6F261: removed
> See? Postfix removed it from the queue, so basically all bets are off,
> and everything depends on deliver, but it just dropped the message.
> Is there anything that can be done regarding this issue?
Are you using some pre-v1.0.0 release? With v1.0.10 it seems to work
% echo foo|./deliver -d user
deliver(user): Jan 10 06:20:47 Error: Can't connect to auth server
at /usr/local/var/run/dovecot/auth-master: No such file or directory
% echo $?
% grep 75 /usr/include/sysexits.h
#define EX_TEMPFAIL 75 /* temp failure; user is invited to retry */
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part
Url : http://dovecot.org/pipermail/dovecot/attachments/20080110/174b0020/attachment-0001.bin
More information about the dovecot