[Dovecot] New install on Ubuntu Fiesty 7.04

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Sun Apr 29 18:07:40 EEST 2007

Wade Smart wrote:
> Ok. I started with the example file and edited it as the Quick Start
> suggested and here is the final working result:

I really don't think the below can qualify as a 'working result'.

> wadesmart at wadesmart:~$ sudo dovecot -n
> Password:
> # /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf
> log_timestamp: %Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S
> protocols: imap


Nor do I think you followed the directions for editing it... if you 
really did, then please provide the location of the instructions that 
told you to use ':' instead of ' = ' for your config file parameters.

> The tutorial said to access the Inbox, and I did and could.
> However, then my 884 messages were gone!!!
> I do not understand what the heck happened.
> Did I just loose all my messages?

Probably not... you're probably just not finding them, because you're 
config file is hosed.

Start over, and this time, follow the instructions without adding 
anything to them.


Best regards,


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