Dovecot failed! after upgrade

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  1. BrainyForge

    BrainyForge New Member

    SOLVED-Dovecot failed! after upgrade

    after upgrading to v., showed me the following error:
    Fatal: listen(::, 143) failed: Address already in use
    Restarting IMAP/POP3 mail server: dovecot failed!
    I checked the port 143 is occupied but not
      netstat -avp | grep "imap\|143"
      netstat: no support for `AF IPX' on this system.
      netstat: no support for `AF AX25' on this system.
      netstat: no support for `AF X25' on this system.
      netstat: no support for `AF NETROM' on this system
    The machine is a VPS with Debian 6 installed following the guidance [FONT=&quot]Installing A Web, Email & MySQL Database Cluster On Debian 6.0 With ISPConfig 3[/FONT]

    Thank you for your attention
    Last edited: Mar 9, 2013
  2. BrainyForge

    BrainyForge New Member

    :( Please a little help :)
  3. BrainyForge

    BrainyForge New Member


    The problem is solved ritornado the previous version, thanks to backup!:D
  4. BrainyForge

    BrainyForge New Member

    What would you recommend for the update to wait for a new version? I have only had this problem?
    is a problem of ports?
  5. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    There are no known problems with the update and dovecot,so it seems as you install is the only one affected which makes it very unlikely that there is a issue in ispconfig. Pleasecheck with:

    netstat -tap | grep imap

    which program is listening on the imap port.
  6. BrainyForge

    BrainyForge New Member

    I do not know why, but every time aggiornavo ISPConfig version of the problem recurs, I solved this way:

    I added the file dovecot.conf
    listen = *

    nano /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf

    listen = *, [::]
    listen = *
    After saving

    /etc/init.d/dovecot start
    And now it works.:)
    I hope to good use.
  7. accdl

    accdl New Member

    Thanks, very useful
  8. Hairy

    Hairy New Member

    Does dovecot get updated during the ispconfig update?
  9. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    ISPConfig doesn't update any software, but you can choose to reconfigure services during the ISPConfig update. Choose no if you don't want ISPConfig to change your current configuration.
  10. BrainyForge

    BrainyForge New Member

    I confirm that for Update on the ISPConfig the problem persists.
    Is solved by adding the line.
  11. manarak

    manarak Member

    I confirm the problem persists with

    Thank you for the fix!
  12. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    If you add it to the bugtracker, we will review it for the next release.

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