[Dovecot] Authorization client connect failing

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Dec 22 23:23:39 UTC 2006

On 13.10.2006, at 8.49, Ryan Hinton wrote:

> I am running Dovecot v1.0.rc15 on an OpenBSD 3.9 i386 machine (no  
> time to upgrade yet).  I downloaded the source from the dovecot  
> site, compiled and installed without any problem.  The server  
> starts up find and runs for a while.  After a few hours to a few  
> days, the server stops sending the CAPABILITY statement when a  
> client tries to login.  I found a few descriptions of this problem  
> on the web, but no satisfactory resolution.

I think it's usually because dovecot-auth gets stuck, so you should  
rather look at what it's doing at the time. Maybe ktrace it (http:// 
wiki.dovecot.org/Debugging/ProcessTracing). What passdb and userdb  
are you using?

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