[Dovecot] Restarting dovecot-auth stops authentication

Attila Nagy bra at fsn.hu
Tue Nov 16 15:52:40 EET 2010

On 11/16/10 14:40, Attila Nagy wrote:
> The Dovecot wiki states that Dovecot's master restarts all died 
> processes, which is good for availability. But when I kill 
> dovecot/auth (to simulate an error condition which happened on a 
> machine), the authentication fails with:
> Nov 16 14:32:40 be dovecot: imap: Error: net_connect_unix(auth-master) 
> failed: No such file or directory
Of course I forgot to tell it's 2.0.6.
BTW, sending SIGUSR2 to dovecot/auth doesn't lot anything, while sending 
SIGHUP logs the "clearing cache" message. The wiki says on USR2 it 
should log cache statistics.

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