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Hmm. kind of a broad spectrum of possibilities here...
Are we starting imapd with inetd.conf?
Have you setup squirrelmail's config files for your particular setup? (IMAP server type might need a look)
Weird pipe command error - how old was the previous configuration and why did you copy it over?
Thanks for your response. I'm starting courier with this command---
Is that the right way? Also, how can I test it from a telnet to the port (143)?
Ok, for background, here's the mess I recovered from mostly--
I tried to upgrade from Mandrake 9.1 to 9.2 using the download discs. I also threw in a new video card because I was using this as a headless server with no video card. The installer was running in lo-res mode because the card was an odd nvidia model. The installer didn't recognize my original install, so it never offered 'upgrade' as an option. It installed a new version of the kernel and everything else in parallel to my existing installation. Ugh. So I had to move everything over from 9.1 to 9.2... a bunch of config files and such. The very last thing I have to sort out is this squirrelmail --- imap -- postfix connection.
Squirelmail has been configured for courier-imap.
Any log files I can look at? Your help is greatly appreciated!
[root@jackass xinetd.d]# tail -75 /var/log/mail/info
Jan 18 04:26:32 localhost postfix/pickup: 51DD815065: uid=0 from=<root>
Jan 18 04:26:32 localhost postfix/cleanup: 51DD815065: message-id=<20040118092632.51DD815065@austinpublicskatepark.org>
Jan 18 04:26:32 localhost postfix/nqmgr: 51DD815065: from=<firstname.lastname@example.org>, size=817, nrcpt=1 (queue active)
Jan 18 04:26:33 localhost postfix/local: 51DD815065: to=<email@example.com>, orig_to=<root>, relay=local, delay=1, status=sent ("|/usr/bin/procmail -Y -a $DOMAIN")
Jan 19 01:29:44 localhost imapd: Connection, ip=[::ffff:192.168.1.103]
Jan 19 01:29:44 localhost imapd: LOGIN, user=seth, ip=[::ffff:192.168.1.103], protocol=IMAP
Jan 19 01:29:44 localhost imapd: maildirmake: No such file or directory
Jan 19 01:29:44 localhost imapd: chown: failed to get attributes of `/home/500/Maildir': No such file or directory
That last line is the interesting one... Looks like it's using the UID as the user name for the directory... Should be /home/seth/Maildir instead. Any idea where this would be set?
I had copied my user directory from my previous Mandrake 9.2 install. I had spamassassin installed and had a .procmailrc and .profile file in my home directory. The .procmailrc file was instructing the procmail filter to save my mail in /home/<username>/Mail/Inbox file. Once I removed the .procmailrc and .profile files and restarted postfix, I recieved mail fine. In order to get all that stuff in the Inbox file into my 'mail' system, I did this: