[Dovecot] Disconnects with proxies / new facts

Michael Kress kress at hal.saar.de
Tue Dec 12 18:41:04 UTC 2006

I think I excluded all other cases now, because I installed cyrus-imapd 
and succeeded with a proxy between client and server. So there's 
definitely an issue with dovecot and the Avira AntiVir proxy. How can I 
succeed in getting dovecot working? May I help you with some debugging?
cu - Michael

Michael Kress wrote:
> I've already tried that proxy together with uw-imapd and I succeeded 
> in getting mails, it seems that there's an issue in the communication 
> between that specific proxy and that specific pop3 server dovecot. I 
> also tried pgp desktop as a pop3 proxy and that worked perfectly.
> Maybe the issue is related to the fact that dovecot is located on a 
> xenU domain, the rest is a pretty basic CentOS-4.4 installation.
> cu - Michael
> Peter Fern wrote:
>> Looks like a problem with the proxy to me - sending carriage returns
>> after each character.  You say 'as soon as the client uses some pop3
>> proxy,' but I wonder - have you actually tried another proxy, and have
>> you tried this one with other pop servers?  We know dovecot is working
>> since you've stated as much, and all dovecot does is interpret what's
>> sent to it over the socket...

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