Yes, max connections are set to 100, and it reported the max ever used was
9.. (since I restarted it early this morning).. but ive had problems since
then so that leads me to believe connections isn't the problem.

-David

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Roman Volf [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Sunday, August 21, 2005 12:28 PM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: Re: [vchkpw] Sporadic mail auth failures
> 
> David Erickson wrote:
> 
> >Ok I repaired the database files, (just said clients were using them or
> they
> >weren't closed properly, so I shutdown mysql and ran it with -r anyway).
> >Also increased the authdaemonrc processes from 5 to 10.  Time to let it
> run
> >for awhile and see what happens.  Also the db is local so shouldn't
> >encounter network latency.
> >
> >-David
> >
> >
> >
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: Wouter van der Schagt [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> >>Sent: Sunday, August 21, 2005 12:24 PM
> >>To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> >>Subject: Re: [vchkpw] Sporadic mail auth failures
> >>
> >>Another time i had this problem was when the database to be
> authenticated
> >>against wasn't the localhost. If the network was clogged up (long ping
> >>replies can check this), i would have such failures.
> >>
> >>----- Original Message -----
> >>From: "Jason S" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> >>To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> >>Sent: Sunday, August 21, 2005 7:51 PM
> >>Subject: Re: [vchkpw] Sporadic mail auth failures
> >>
> >>
> >>On 8/21/05, Wouter van der Schagt <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>>I had this problem when my database was corrupt. You can check this
> >>>with
> >>>
> >>>cd /var/lib/mysql/vpopmail
> >>>myisamchk *.MYI
> >>>
> >>>if any is corrupt, just add -r
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>----- Original Message -----
> >>>From: "David Erickson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> >>>To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> >>>Sent: Sunday, August 21, 2005 6:34 PM
> >>>Subject: [vchkpw] Sporadic mail auth failures
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>Hi we've been battling a very strange problem with our server for
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>awhile
> >>
> >>
> >>>>now.  Periodically when a user tries to send mail (using smtp auth),
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>or
> >>
> >>
> >>>>check his/her pop3 box, we get auth failures.  What happens is youll
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>have
> >>
> >>
> >>>to
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>auth 3-4 times before it'll actually go through (even though you are
> >>>>entering the same credentials every time).  It is very frustrating.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>Upon
> >>
> >>
> >>>>examining the logs here is what we are getting:
> >>>>
> >>>>Aug 21 10:08:04 mail authdaemond: vmysql: sql error[3]: Lost
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>connection
> >>to
> >>
> >>
> >>>>MySQL server during query
> >>>>
> >>>>Now I know the username/pw work to connect to the database because it
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>does
> >>
> >>
> >>>>eventually auth.  The mysql server is on the same machine as well.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>Anybody
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>have any ideas what this could be indicative of?
> >>>>
> >>>>Mysql server 4.1.8
> >>>>Vpopmail 5.4.10
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>Thanks,
> >>>>David
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>I don't use authdaemon, but I saw something on google in the
> >>authdaemonrc file about not having enough authdaemon child processes
> >>causing intermittent auth failures...something to check
> >>--
> >>
> >>Jason
> >>[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> >>
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> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> Did you check the max_connections?
> 
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> Roman Volf
> Keystreams Internet Solutions
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