[Dovecot] Internal Error form delivery from LDAP lookup.

Jorgen Lundman lundman at lundman.net
Mon Dec 6 10:42:27 EET 2010

Amusingly enough, just as I added SIGUSR1, I get:

Dec 06 17:38:33 auth(default): Error: ldap(customer at example.com): ldap
_search() failed (filter 
(&(objectClass=posixAccount)(|(mail=customer at example.com)(mailAlternateAddress=customer at example.com)))): 
Server is busy,

So, instant verification there. I think OpenLDAP should handle that problem 
better, but I will bring it up with them on their mailing list.



Jorgen Lundman wrote:
> Timo Sirainen wrote:
>> It should log an error any time LDAP query fails. You can't disable
>> it. Probably something like:
>> ldap_search(blah blah) failed: blah
> I see the calls from db-ldap.c but not in any of the files. But I think
> I know what the juniors did here. They set to rotate the logs, and
> restart syslogd, even though dovecot writes directly to the logs. With
> no restart of dovecot-auth.
> Next time I will get the auth errors too.
> Lund

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