hi there Elis

When you recompiled vpopmail did you edit the vmysql.h file and put your
user/pass details in there for accessing the database?

nicholas

>
> hello
>
> I am attempting to transfer an old qmail/webmail framework system from
> an old redhat 6.2 to a SuSE 8.1 system.
>
> I have successfully compiled and deployed Qmail smtp on SuSE (using
> inetd) and disabled the default postfix.
> Qmail smtp works fine and i dont have any problem with that.
>
> I have trasnfered the /home/vpopmail directory to the new system.
> I also copied the ezmlm binaries from one system to another and made
> sure that they are found in the proper paths.
>
> I installed Mysql and transfered the vpopmail db.
>
> i quadrouple checked the account rights in /etc/passwd, /etc/group and
> mysql.
>
> first i tried using the old qmailadmin binaries from the redhat system
> and faced problems "connecting" to mysql
>
> i installed a separte mysql client on my wks and tried to use the same
> account to the mysql server and didnt experience any problems
> but when i tried to use qmailadmin i kept getting "vsql_getpw: failed
> select"
>
> i recompiled vpopmail to make sure that the propper account credentials
> are there
> after compiling i tried "./vadddomain revere.laboratory.kom" and got the
> following error
>
> Kilara:/adm/vpopmail-5.2.1 # ./vadddomain revere.laboratory.kom
> Please enter password for postmaster:
> enter password again:
> could not connect to mysql update server Access denied for user:
> 'vpopmail@localhost' (Using password: YES) with database
> could not connect to mysql update server Access denied for user:
> 'vpopmail@localhost' (Using password: YES)
> vmysql: sql error[c]: MySQL server has gone away
> vmysql: sql error[b]: MySQL server has gone away
> vmysql: sql error[3]: MySQL server has gone away
> vmysql: sql error[c]: MySQL server has gone away
> vmysql: sql error[c]: MySQL server has gone away
> vmysql: sql error[b]: MySQL server has gone away
> vmysql: sql error[3]: MySQL server has gone away
> vmysql: sql error[2]: MySQL server has gone away
> Error: Unable to chdir to vpopmail/users directory
> Kilara:/adm/vpopmail-5.2.1 #
>
>
>
> can anyone please help me with this??
>
> regards
> Elie





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