It would help if you would start with the basic stuff.
1) Post a copy of your supervise/run files
2) Post a copy of your supervise/log/run files also
This is where you should be getting some error logs also.
3) If your using vpopmail, have you tried using different logins?
i.e. user1 and [EMAIL PROTECTED] as different logins even though
there the same account, sometimes this will have an affect due
to the way you compiled, setting default domain or not.
4) Make sure your using the vpasswd and not the qmail password file.
There are a couple of things that would help narrow this down.
I work at hp and have set this up so I can help but need to know your
basics first. I'm on vacation now and will be checking email on a
> After much searching, I cannot find any logging for vpopmail. The syslog
> has nothing from vpopmail in it. I did read a note on the inter7 website
> says logging only works with the MySql option.
> So I am stuck again. I have no idea why vchkpw is failing to authorise
> users, and I'm not at all sure how to track the problem down.
> Any further help appreciated.
> On Monday 16 December 2002 09:12, Bill Shupp wrote:
> > On Monday, December 16, 2002, at 01:08 AM, Howard Miller wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I'm having some problems with vpopmail. I have a working Qmail
> > > installation,
> > > and have just installed vpopmail on a HP-UX (11) server. I have
> > > installed the
> > > pop3 service exactly as per the installation instructions using
> > > ucsp-tcp.
> > >
> > > I have done a number of installations before on Linux and it has
> > > always worked
> > > first time.
> > >
> > > However, I am now installing on HP-UX and am having problems. I tried
> > > to test
> > > pop3 using "telnet localhost 110". I get the correct prompts but I
> > > always get
> > > an "ERR Authorisation Failed", and I'm sure my user/pass combination
> > > correct.
> > >
> > > I'm really stuck, what is the best way to debug this, or does anybody
> > > have a
> > > bright idea??
> > Try compiling with --enable-logging=v and then check your mail logs.
> > Bill
> Howard Miller
> University of Glasgow
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