[Dovecot] POP3 error

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Tue Mar 8 18:14:36 EET 2011

On 2011-03-08 10:40 AM, Thierry de Montaudry wrote:
> On 08 Mar 2011, at 13:24, Chris Wilson wrote:
>> There's nothing to debug in dovecot here. Your server is overloaded
>> by about 55 times. Buy 55 times as many servers or do something
>> about your webmail interface (maybe a separate webmail cluster).

> As you can see the numbers (55.04, 29.13, 14.55) the load was busy
> getting higher when I took this snapshot and this was not a normal
> situation. Usually this machine's load is only between 1 and 4, which
> is quite ok for a quad core. It only happens when dovecot start
> generating errors, and pop3, imap and http get stuck.  It went up to
> 200, and I was still able to stop web and mail daemons, then restart
> them, and everything was back to normal.

What is your webmail server (and version)? Maybe it is buggy?


Best regards,


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