[Dovecot] Deliver - can't connect to .../auth-master
tss at iki.fi
Thu Oct 15 20:28:21 EEST 2009
On Thu, 2009-10-15 at 15:42 +0100, iain at brightbooks.co.uk wrote:
> Deliver. We're using virtual users so, if I am understanding correctly,
> Deliver needs to fetch this information from /var/run/dovecot/auth-master.
> The trouble is that Deliver doesn't seem to have the correct privileges to
> do so. Whenever Getmail tries to pass the mail to Deliver, the line:
> Oct 15 15:21:04 Domain deliver(user at domain.com): Can't connect to auth
> server at /var/run/dovecot/auth-master: No such file or directory
It doesn't say "permission denied", it says "no such file or directory".
Did you check that it really exists in that exact same directory?
> So far I've tried:
> # - Changing the privileges of the whole /var/run/dovecot/ folder,
It's +rx by everyone by default already, so there's no need to change
> # - I tried setting the location of auth-master to /home/manager/dovecot
> in the dovecot-postfix.conf config files (and the dovecot.conf config,
> just in case), so I could control access to it, and its permissions, more
> closely. Again, no luck. The log file still shows that it is trying to
> access it through /var/run/dovecot ~ not sure why (I even went to the
> lengths of doing a search for /var/run/dovecot in the config files, to
> make sure I hadn't missed a rogue mention; nothing). Interestingly the
> file auth-master is created in the correct folder I've configured, but the
> log results still stay the same.
You didn't say what exactly you changed, so I've no idea what you did.
Post your dovecot -n output.
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