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Old 06-28-2007, 10:55 PM   #1
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help with login to my email server, using postfix,mysql and courier

'm using virtual domain and user and authenticating with mysql....
when I logging with outlook I get this message users rejected your login user and password

and this is what I'll get on my maillog
un 28 19:11:52 ns1 pop3d: LOGIN FAILED,, ip=[::ffff:]
Jun 28 19:11:52 ns1 pop3d: authentication error: No such file or directory
Jun 28 19:11:53 ns1 pop3d: Connection, ip=[::ffff:]
Jun 28 19:11:53 ns1 pop3d: authdaemon: s_connect() failed: No such file or directory
Jun 28 19:11:53 ns1 pop3d: LOGIN FAILED,, ip=[::ffff:]
Jun 28 19:11:53 ns1 pop3d: authentication error: No such file or directory
Jun 28 19:11:54 ns1 pop3d: Connection, ip=[::ffff:]
Jun 28 19:11:54 ns1 pop3d: authdaemon: s_connect() failed: No such file or directory

and this is the output of postconf -n

[root@ns1 ~]# postconf -n
command_directory = /usr/sbin
config_directory = /etc/postfix
daemon_directory = /usr/libexec/postfix
debug_peer_level = 2
html_directory = no
inet_interfaces = all
mail_owner = postfix
mailq_path = /usr/bin/mailq
manpage_directory = /usr/local/man
mydestination = $myhostname, localhost.$mydomain, localhost
mydomain =
myhostname =
mynetworks =,
myorigin = $mydomain
newaliases_path = /usr/bin/newaliases
queue_directory = /var/spool/postfix
readme_directory = no
relayhost =
sample_directory = /etc/postfix
sendmail_path = /usr/sbin/sendmail
setgid_group = postdrop
unknown_local_recipient_reject_code = 550
virtual_alias_maps = mysql:/etc/postfix/
virtual_gid_maps = static:89
virtual_mailbox_base = /var/spool/virtual
virtual_mailbox_domains = mysql:/etc/postfix/
virtual_mailbox_limit = 51200000
virtual_mailbox_maps = mysql:/etc/postfix/
virtual_minimum_uid = 89
virtual_transport = virtual
virtual_uid_maps = static:89
[root@ns1 ~]#

please help me out on this one....this is my firt time setting my email server

thanks guys...
much apriciated...
Old 07-11-2007, 01:23 PM   #2
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My error was "authentication error: Input/output error"

What got that problem solved for me was to send an e-mail to the user.
Only at that moment the Maildir is created.

Hope it helps you along.


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