Re: Thunderbird not working with Dovecot
> Watching the syslog, I can see what's happening when I move to another
> message is that a *new* login connection is being established (without
> closing the old one) with the IMAP server. After I've moved around
> enough times, the server logs a note saying that I've exceeded the
> number of open connections that I can have and it just stops talking to
> me any further until I close Thunderbird (at which point the log shows
> all the connections being closed.
Dovecot limits both the total number of parallel connections and the
number of connections per user (or per client IP address, don't
remember). Either increase that or reduce the number of connections
> My mail reader in my smart phone works just fine with it, BTW. :-)
It probably uses fewer connections.
> I googled a bit and found a note about setting a Thunderbird work-around
> in the dovecot.conf file and applied that, but it didn't make any
General hint: please try to be more informative. "I tried something but
it didn't work" does not carry a lot of useful unformation.
If I could travel through time I would go back to yesterday and