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: 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] > > -- > No virus found in this incoming message. > Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. > Version: 7.0.338 / Virus Database: 267.10.13/78 - Release Date: 8/19/2005 >