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Old 20th April 2008, 11:42
vargadanis vargadanis is offline
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Default Maildir problems... imapd cant see the maildir of user


I followed a tutorial on this website. Everything is functional but imapd. Instead of talking I will show u what I mean:
bash-3.1# telnet localhost 143
. login testuser@my.domain.tld test123
BYE [ALERT] Fatal error: my.domain.tld/testuser/: No such file or directory

bash-3.1# tail /var/log/maillog
Apr 20 04:30:53 danis imapd: Connection, ip=[::ffff:]
Apr 20 04:31:05 danis imapd: chdir danis.myip.hu/testuser/: No such file or directory
I have set up 2 dirs in /home/vmail:
bash-3.1# maildirmake /home/vmail/testuser
bash-3.1# maildirmake /home/vmail/testuser@my.domain.tld
bash-3.1# cat /etc/authlib/authmysqlrc | grep HOME_
MYSQL_HOME_FIELD "/home/vmail"
bash-3.1# cat /etc/postfix/main.cf | grep mailbox_base
virtual_mailbox_base = /home/vmail
bash-3.1# cat /etc/passwd | grep vmail
what am I doing wrong?
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Old 21st April 2008, 15:39
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You must send an email first to a new account before you can fetch mails. The necessary directories are automatically created when the first email arrives.
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Old 22nd April 2008, 17:57
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I have not thought of this.. Thanx... I have done it in a different way.
I have created a subdirectory in the /home/vmail dir with the domain name:
mkdir /home/vmail/my.domain.tld
afterwards I used the
maildirmake /home/vmail/my.domain.tld testuser
command which seemed to be the same.
Of course afterwards I had to set the rights:
chown -R vmail:vmail /home/vmail

Thanx for the help tough...
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