[Dovecot] Connection to server time out when deleting (moving to Trash)

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sun Dec 3 19:38:59 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-11-24 at 18:41 +0100, Dirk Essl wrote:
> >>> When trying to delete a lot of mail (> 5000-6000 messages) in some
> >>> folder, using Mozilla Thunderbird ( on Ubuntu, I often
> >>> experience "Connection to server <hostname> timed out." Any suggestions
> >>> on how to fix this problem?
> Timo: what would you need from us to help us fixing this?

I think the important thing to find out is what Dovecot is actually


Start tracing before starting the deletion, then mail the whole log to

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