> Dave Goodrich wrote: > > Since we changed to use mysql auth I have been getting complaints from > > users having to enter their password more than once. This is not > > consistant, it doesn't happen every time. It seems most prevelent for > > users of Eudora or old Outlook Express. Outlook, Netscape Mail, and > > Thunderbird do not seem to be having a problem. > > Correction, Outlook Express is working, Outlook is not.
What are they using as their login ID? I use the email address with a '%' rather than a '@'. (For instance, if the email address I was sending was a real user, I would use inter7%cae.tokimi.net ) > > My MySQL db is on another server dedicated to serving MySQL connections > > to vpopmail and spamc. Plenty of resources, queries per second is only > > 4.3, threads 11, I have a dual Sparc Enterprize 450 with 2gb of ram. > > 100mb duplex ether between the mailservers and the db that is used for > > nothing but the mysql connection and NFS to the maildirs. I have my > > key_buffer=128M and my table_cache=128. Top says I am at a whopping load > > of .8. Not that it matters much but... Nice hardware. :) > > I just finished upgrading to to 5.4.6 and the problem remains. I've > > googled and searched the maillist, anyone have a clue? > > Uh oh, not a single response? I'm having users call in with consistant > problems, login failures, having to re-enter their password each time > they check mail. I can see the logs tell me that the "user doesn't > exist" when this happens. Yet resending the login works. > > Has anyone else seen this? Got any idea where I might look next? "User doesn't exist" sounds like it might be caused by a communication issue between vchkpw and MySQL. I'm not 100% sure. I have never experienced this issue myself. Sincerely, Chris Ess System Administrator / CDTT (Certified Duct Tape Technician)