Hi Max, please respond to the list only; I'm subscribed and get your messages twice. Thanks.
> I've checked : > /service/qmail-pop3d: up (pid 4237) 2723 seconds > /service/qmail-pop3d/log: up (pid 1051) 15160 seconds > /service/qmail-pop3ds: up (pid 4242) 2723 seconds > /service/qmail-pop3ds/log: up (pid 1048) 15160 seconds > > to see if they're stopping/restarting constantly. They were not. Okay, that's quite good. > Then tried connecting with both pop3 and IMAP, to see if it was vchkpw, that > was the problem. both use it: Yes, both use it, but both in a different way. qmail-pop3d uses the vchkpw binary to check passwords; Courier-IMAP indeed has its own vpopmail authentication module, built around the vpopmail API. > pop3: > snip---- > telnet localhost 110 > Trying 127.0.0.1... > Connected to localhost. > Escape character is '^]'. > +OK <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > user [EMAIL PROTECTED] > +OK > pass xxxxxxx > -ERR authorization failed > Connection closed by foreign host. > ----snip What exactly do they logs say? You said "everything seems fine", but this isn't too helpful - what _exactly_ do the logs say? Please don't give us your interpretation on data; give us the data itself. > And checking the procedures in the /var/qmail/supervise/qmail-pop3d/run Looks good, from my point of view. > -rwx--x--x 1 root qmail 12480 Apr 3 11:11 > /var/qmail/bin/qmail-popup > -rw---x--x 1 vpopmail vchkpw 45264 Apr 3 11:19 > /home/vpopmail/bin/vchkpw Erm - where's the execute bit for the owner of vchkpw..? Please issue "chmod -R 755 /home/vpopmail/bin" to set all needed permissions. Then check again if you can access your mail by POP3. > I've also done a : > > chown -R /home/vpopmail/domains That would have led to a syntax error; there is an argument missing. Don't do that. Jonas