[Dovecot] Dovecot + vpopmail + shared folders

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Tue Nov 16 20:19:31 EET 2010

On Tue, 2010-11-16 at 13:16 -0500, qmail at top-consulting.net wrote:
> Nov 16 13:07:35 pop dovecot: IMAP(sheken at top-consulting.net): userdb  
> lookup: connect(/var/run/dovecot/auth-master) failed: No
> such file or directory

It should be connecting to auth-userdb. You probably have
auth_socket_path changed. You could just comment it out.

The second part is that you most likely have to change auth-userdb
socket's permissions as well. From example 10-master.conf:

service auth {
  # auth_socket_path points to this userdb socket by default. It's typically
  # used by dovecot-lda, doveadm, possibly imap process, etc. Its default
  # permissions make it readable only by root, but you may need to relax these
  # permissions. Users that have access to this socket are able to get a list
  # of all usernames and get results of everyone's userdb lookups.
  unix_listener auth-userdb {
    #mode = 0600
    #user = 
    #group = 

So probably just set "user = vmail" there.

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