[Dovecot] Dovecot rejecting Vpopmail User 89

hobie at rumormillnews.com hobie at rumormillnews.com
Wed Aug 24 23:34:53 EEST 2011

Hi, Timo - from mail.warn log file, domain name redacted:

Aug 24 16:32:07 debian dovecot: imap(postmaster at v....org): Error: user
postmaster at v....org: Couldn't drop privileges: Mail access for users with
UID 89 not permitted (see first_valid_uid in config file, uid from userdb


> On Wed, 2011-08-24 at 15:22 -0400, hobie at rumormillnews.com wrote:
>> Regardless of value of first_valid_uid (1, 89, other), Dovecot denies
>> Squirrelmail connection, saying it can't allow access to UID 89.
>> "Couldn't
>> drop privileges", it says. I'd be grateful for fixes, suggestions, or a
>> pointer to an existing answer to this problem.  Thanks ahead. :)
> Show the EXACT full error message.

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