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

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sun Mar 24 22:40:51 EET 2013

On 24.3.2013, at 22.36, Matthieu <dovecot at pupat-ghestem.net> wrote:

>> Well .. If Dovecot has a problem it should have logged about it. I'm not aware of any way to cause it to hang otherwise. doveconf -n output could be helpful, it might have something to do with your auth settings.
>> Also it would help to know what happens when you connect to the IMAP port from localhost when it's hanging, and try to log in. Does it reply with the banner? Or does it hang only after using the login command? http://wiki2.dovecot.org/TestInstallation
> Attached is the output of dovecot -n

That's a rather strange looking dovecot -n. You have every service listed there with name setting. That's not normal. And of course Raspberrypi .. wonder if it has something to do with it.

> Regarding connecting to the IMAP port this would have to wait until the next time the hang happens.

Yeah. Also get a list of "ps auxw" output. straceing some processes (dovecot, imap-login) might be helpful too.

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