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Old 10-18-2004, 03:55 PM   #1
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email error after changing POP3 to IMAP

Im trying to use squirrelmail but when logging in I get the error:
ERROR : Connection dropped by imap-server.
ok so I go into my logs where I see this

Oct 18 15:15:26 www pop3d[2790]: IOERROR: opening /var/lib/imap/mailboxes.db: Permission denied
Oct 18 15:15:26 www pop3d[2790]: DBERROR: opening /var/lib/imap/mailboxes.db: cyrusdb error
Oct 18 15:15:26 www pop3d[2796]: DBERROR: reading /var/lib/imap/db/skipstamp, assuming the worst: Permission denied

I can only assume that ?something? is still trying to use pop3 to instead of IMAP. Im also using postfix and promail.

I would appreciate any suggestions you may have.

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Old 10-18-2004, 08:32 PM   #2
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Did you configure Squirrelmail to connect only to IMAP and not POP3?
Old 10-25-2004, 05:25 PM   #3
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I am running FC2 and the software founded in this Toaster and I am getting the same error. any suggestions would be much appriacted


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