[Dovecot] auth-worker ownership issue

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Tue Nov 16 21:25:28 EET 2010

On Mon, 2010-11-08 at 23:58 -0500, Jason 'XenoPhage' Frisvold wrote:

> Nov  8 23:36:53 myserver dovecot: auth: Fatal: net_connect_unix(auth-worker) in directory /var/run/dovecot failed: Permission denied (euid=89(vpopmail) egid=89(vchkpw) missing +r perm: auth-worker, euid is not dir owner)

It's not a very good idea to run auth process as vpopmail. The default
is "dovecot", which you should also run it as. So just remove:

service auth {
  user = vpopmail

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