[Dovecot] Telnet access creates new maildir folders

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Dec 31 09:49:54 EET 2010

On 31.12.2010, at 6.55, Seasoul wrote:

> auth_debug = yes
> auth_verbose = yes
> When I try to login to dovecot via telnet, here's what the log records:
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> dovecot: pop3-login: Login: user=<user>, method=PLAIN, rip=,
> lip=, mpid=20333, secured

Do you really not get any auth debug logs before this message? If not, maybe your syslog is redirecting them elsewhere. Try setting:

log_path = /var/log/dovecot.log

There's no point in guessing what the problem is, because the auth debug logs would tell exactly what goes wrong.

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