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Old 13th January 2009, 00:26
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Default Can not restart dovecot - POP3 is in offline


I noticed that my POP3 server in offline. I tried to restart dovecot, but got the error:

[root@s2 dovecot]# [root@s2 dovecot]# /etc/init.d/dovecot restart
Stopping Dovecot Imap: [FAILED]
Starting Dovecot Imap: Error: Dovecot is already running with PID 1898 (read from /var/run/dovecot/master.pid)
Fatal: Invalid configuration in /etc/dovecot.conf

How do I restart it?
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Old 13th January 2009, 15:44
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Try this:
kill -9 1898
/etc/init.d/dovecot restart
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Old 14th January 2009, 21:44
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Sry for late answer... I restarted all pc and then it goes.
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