On Mon, 2002-12-30 at 16:34, Matt Darcy wrote:
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> Sent: 30 December 2002 07:15
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> Subject: RE: [vchkpw] qmail/vpopmail cannot auth pop3 clients. No
> Matt Darcy wrote:
> > #!/bin/sh
> > exec /usr/local/bin/softlimit -m 5000000 \
> > /usr/local/bin/tcpserver -H -R 0 pop-3 /var/qmail/bin/qmail-popup
> > alesi.projecthugo.co.uk /home/vpopmail/bin/vchkpw
> > /var/qmail/bin/qmail-pop3d Maildir 2>&1
> > I can't see anything wrong with the startup script.......
> Well Matt from looking at this and the fact that I also run Redhat 7.3 I see
> one thing wrong. Your default /etc/services file has your pop-3 as pop3.
> are several ways to fix this, 1) either modify the /etc/services [bad idea],
> 2) Modify your run script to say pop3 [good choice], or 3) modify your run
> script to say 110 instead of pop-3 [best choice, unless you use a different
> port number]. Hope that helps some.
> This the question I have just asked.....I have modified the script again as
> suggested to reference pop3 instead of pop-3.
> I still cannot get the qmail-pop3d daemon to stay up longer than 1 second.
> I need to know if 1 second is whats expected as I would not expect the pop3
> daemon to stay up all the time just spawn when called. I could be wrong
The pop daemon should be up all the time.
You may want to check your qmailctl script for any possible errors in
calling the pop3 daemon. Also, a few times I've had problems with
different text editors leaving some trash characters in the script when
I'v entered tabs of spaces. That especially was a problem when I used
gedit (I run redhat too)
hope that helps some