[kwlug-disc] next issue: imaps server not running
Robert P. J. Day
rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Mon Aug 17 12:13:28 EDT 2009
Quoting "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday at crashcourse.ca>:
> solved one problem, moved on to the next. now that i got my
> /etc/aliases.db file, i can see (on my newly-upgraded etch system) that
> mail is being delivered, but is not available from other systems via,
> for instances, horde or thunderbird.
> those client systems are configured to connect to port 993 (which,
> according to /etc/services, is IMAP over SSL, which makes perfect
> sense). but netstat on the alleged mail server shows me that nothing
> is listening on that port.
> everything else seems to be running fine, but nothing listening on
> that port to accept client connections. what's supposed to be running
> for that to happen? thanks.
never mind -- the dovecot.conf file had been reset and didn't list
"imaps" as a supported protocol. i just added it back in, restarted
dovecot, and things started to work. *sigh*.
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