[Dovecot] Dovecot service not responding after about a week of uptime

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sun Mar 24 20:38:26 EET 2013

On 24.3.2013, at 20.31, Matthieu <dovecot at pupat-ghestem.net> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am running a dovecot 2.1.13 server and lately it stops responding after about a week of uptime. Simply restarting the dovecot service solves the issue.
> I tried to look a bit in my maillog file but did not find anything obvious. During the time when the server is not responding I can still see  imap-login entries from the connection attempt by my email client. Any help about how to diagnose the problem would be appreciated.

Find any errors and warnings Dovecot logged. If they don't go to a different file, do something like:

egrep -i dovecot.*(error|warning) /var/log/maillog

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