[Dovecot] Getting "Can't resolve address no: Name or service not known" error when starting Dovecot

Nils Vogels nivo+sender+9bb457 at is-root.com
Thu Dec 28 10:35:37 UTC 2006

Francesco Piraneo Giuliano wrote on 26-12-2006 22:36:
> Hi gentlemen!
> After running for six month Dovecot 0.99.14 I decided to upgrade to
> 1.0rc15.
> Actually Dovecot is running under Slackware Linux 10.2 and I got the
> package from http://www.linuxpackages.net.
> Problems? Yes, one! When I try to startup Dovecot program hung:
> Fatal: Can't resolve address no: Name or service not known
> protocols: imap
> listen: *:143
You should try and make that "listen *' or 'listen <ip address to listen
on>', and then check your /etc/services file to see if imap is listed
there on port 143/tcp



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