[Dovecot] "pipe() failed: Too many open files" - ??

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Wed Dec 14 20:34:15 EET 2005

On Wed, 2005-12-14 at 13:16 +0100, Hauke Fath wrote:
> >on any process and think twice about setting the max open files to such
> >a strange value.
> What, 1024? The default of 64 which has been quite sufficient for 
> Dovecot 0.99.x until now, and still is for other server processes?

One difference is that in Dovecot 1.0-alpha all the logging goes through
master process, which requires one pipe per each user that's logged in.
For SSL users that's two pipes, one for imap and another for imap-login.

This will actually change in Dovecot 2.0 where there are separate log

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