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Re: sendmail and dovecot



On Tue, 8 Jun 2004, Nina Pham wrote:

> John Fleming wrote:
> 
> >On Tue, 2004-06-08 at 14:13, Nina Pham wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>hi, I'm running FC2. I already activate and configure sendmail. Dovecot 
> >>is already started. For dovecot I just turn on the service, didn't 
> >>change anything. So everything should be set by default. I am able to 
> >>ping to the server from my pc, but when I use Mozzila(similar to 
> >>netscape) to access my mail, it returns with the message "could not 
> >>connect to mail server, the connection was refused". Any idea?
> >>
> >>Nina
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >I had to uncomment 3 lines in dovecot.conf - the services line and the 2
> >login lines.  It seems I shouldn't have had to, but it didn't work until
> >I did.  I'm getting 2 copies of my mail intermittently.  Very strange. 
> >I liked the uw apps in FC1 much better.  GL - John
> >
> >  
> >
> I change default_mail_env = mbox:/Mail/%u/:INBOX=/var/mail/%u,
> then I put into IMAP server directory of Mozzila ~nina/IMAP/ which is 
> the symbolic link to /Mail/nina/
> But I can not view anything from Mozzila except inbox, I can not create 
> new folder. The error message display "invalid mask". I don't get it. Do 
> I suppose to do somehting else in the dovecot.conf file?

Nina,

you might want to ask this on the dovecot list.  I believe that there may 
be problems with mbox on dovecot...

Ben




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