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tera7 27th April 2012 14:41

cannot remotely connect to dovecot
 
hello i have installed postfix and dovecot ,i have done it few times with no problem.I can send emails the emails are stored to maildir but dovecot dont seem to work properly so i can receive them to my email client.

port 25 is working both local and remote.

So when i try from localhost pop3 or 110

Code:

[root@hosted-by ~]# telnet localhost pop3
Trying ::1...
Connected to localhost.
Escape character is '^]'.
+OK Dovecot ready.
quit
+OK Logging out
Connection closed by foreign host.

Seems ok


Remote

Code:

[root@server ~]# telnet myip***  pop3
Trying 128.127.108.65...
telnet: connect to address myip***: Connection refused

Dovecot status

Code:

[root@hosted-by ~]# service dovecot status
Redirecting to /bin/systemctl  status dovecot.service
dovecot.service - Dovecot IMAP/POP3 email server
          Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/dovecot.service; enabled)
          Active: active (running) since Fri, 27 Apr 2012 09:15:25 -0400; 15min
ago
        Main PID: 25265 (dovecot)
          CGroup: name=systemd:/system/dovecot.service
                  ├ 25265 /usr/sbin/dovecot -F
                  ├ 25281 dovecot/anvil
                  └ 25282 dovecot/log

/var/log/maillog

Code:

Apr 27 08:49:09 localhost dovecot: master: Warning: Killed with signal 15 (by pi
d=1 uid=0 code=kill)
Apr 27 08:49:09 localhost dovecot: log: Warning: Killed with signal 15 (by pid=1
 uid=0 code=kill)
Apr 27 08:49:48 localhost dovecot: master: Dovecot v2.0.20 starting up (core dum
ps disabled)
Apr 27 08:50:28 localhost dovecot: pop3-login: Aborted login (no auth attempts):
 rip=::1, lip=::1, secured
Apr 27 09:11:19 localhost dovecot: master: Warning: Killed with signal 15 (by pi
d=1 uid=0 code=kill)
Apr 27 09:11:19 localhost dovecot: anvil: Warning: Killed with signal 15 (by pid
=1 uid=0 code=kill)
Apr 27 09:11:19 localhost dovecot: log: Warning: Killed with signal 15 (by pid=1
 uid=0 code=kill)
Apr 27 09:15:25 localhost dovecot: master: Dovecot v2.0.20 starting up (core dum
ps disabled)
Apr 27 09:18:54 localhost dovecot: pop3-login: Aborted login (no auth attempts):
 rip=::1, lip=::1, secured


till 27th April 2012 14:57

please post the output of:

netstat -tap | grep pop

and

iptables -L

tera7 27th April 2012 14:59

iptables are stoped

[root@hosted-by ~]# netstat -tap | grep pop
tcp 0 0 *:pop3s *:* LIST
EN 25265/dovecot
tcp 0 0 localhost:pop3 *:* LIST
EN 25265/dovecot
tcp 0 0 *:pop3s *:* LIST
EN 25265/dovecot
tcp 0 0 localhost:pop3 *:* LIST
EN 25265/dovecot
[root@hosted-by ~]#

falko 28th April 2012 09:39

Is there any other firewall between you and your server that could block access to Dovecot?


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