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Old 03-24-2006, 04:10 PM   #1
Registered: Nov 2004
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
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IMAP (Dovecot) & MySQL - Maildir path error

Hi all,

Basically managed to get everything going on my mailserver in my transition to virtual mail hosting; so exciting!! bar one feature - Dovecot seems to have problems finding the maildir of the user after login process.

I'm running Debian, Postfix, Dovecot with a couple of odd bits (roundcube and spamassasin etc)

debsrv:/etc/dovecot# tail -n1 /var/log/mail.err
Mar 22 20:27:02 localhost imap( stat() failed with file /home/vmail/ No such file or directory
The problem is that the path should read /home/vmail/ instead of /home/vmail/

essentially, I'm completely stumped, because I don't know which part of the process of logging in the user is assigning the wrong directory. It's nearly there, bar this annoying little error!

the essential line, default_mail_env, reads as follows:

default_mail_env = maildir:/home/vmail/%d/%n

any ideas where any other files may be located that are affecting this rewrite of the path?



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