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Re: Courier-IMAP, useradd, skel problems

On Mon, 2002-04-08 at 18:39, Matthew Daubenspeck wrote:
> I am currently using squirrelmail and courier-imap for a webmail only
> mail server and am having problems adding new users. I created a new
> user and sent a test message to the account to which exim creates the
> correct ~/Maildir directories, and delivers the mail into the correct
> folder. However, when I try to login through squirrelmail, I get the
> following error:
> Preference database error (connect failed). Exiting abnormally
> I checked with other servers where I use the same config/setup, and I
> noticed that in the ~/Maildir directory, there are two files named
> courierimapsubscribed and courierimapuiddb, which is not on the new
> system. How can I create this?

those two files are created automatically. Make sure that exim is using
the maildir format - i.e. there are the cur, new and tmp folders in
~/Maildir. Also, you could check syslog / messages for errors.



Shri Shrikumar             U R Byte Solutions
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