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Re: Setting Postfix + Courier + Cyrus: cannot find user dir on authentication

On Thu, 05 Jan 2012 12:39:01 +0100, Sergi Pons Freixes wrote:

> 2012/1/4 Tony van der Hoff <tony@vanderhoff.org>
>> I used this to set up Courier
>> http://edin.no-ip.com/blog/hswong3i/exim4-courier-ssl-debian-etch-mini-
>> Which contains this:
>> If you have an existing user account without Maildir under home
>> directory, run the following command: maildirmake ~/Maildir
> In the setup I use, the emails are not stored under each local user's
> home, but in /home/vmail/user@domain/ . The Maildir hierarchy is
> reproduced inside this directory, as I showed on the first message.

Sergi, "chdir Maildir: No such file or directory" message seems to mean 
the server is trying to "go" to that directory and is not found, because 
it does not exist.


"(...) The last daisy-chained command is imapd, which is the actual IMAP 
server, which is started from the logged-in account's home directory. The 
sole argument to imapd is the pathname to the default IMAP mailbox, which 
is usually ./Maildir. Some authentication modules are capable of 
specifying a different filename, by setting the MAILDIR environment 

I would start by discarding a problem with a bad folder structure  
required by Courier.



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