[Dovecot] very frequent disconnections
jdc at uwo.ca
Thu Oct 8 20:22:33 EEST 2009
Dan Christensen <jdc at uwo.ca> writes:
> I've installed dovecot 1:1.1.11-0ubuntu4.1 on my jaunty system.
> Access from the same host works well, but when I access remotely
> (from various MUAs and networks) I get *very* frequent disconnects.
> Authentication is fine, and I can usually open a mail folder,
> but larger operations such as copying 20 messages into an imap
> folder always get disconnected.
> The clients I have tried are Gnus (with starttls and gnutls-cli) and
> evolution, on a jaunty system; and k9mail-beta on an HTC Dream cell
> phone. All four configurations show similar connection issues, and
> the jaunty client system has a solid DSL connection to the server.
If I configure dovecot to listen on a different port, I don't have these
troubles. So I suspect some network throttling of imap data somewhere.
My contact at the university doesn't think this happens, and I'd be
surprised if my ISP does this, but I can't think of any other
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