Cyrus 2.1.15 blocking connections after upgrade

Sebastian Hagedorn Hagedorn at
Mon Feb 9 11:11:46 EST 2004


--On Montag, 9. Februar 2004 14:49 Uhr +0000 Mike Brodbelt 
<m.brodbelt at> wrote:

> Some connections behave as expected, but some connections to port 143
> just hang. Using telnet to connect to the port shows that the TCP
> connection is established, but the Cyrus banner never appears, and
> eventually the connection times out.

that happened to us once, because we'd forgotten that we'd set process 
limits. In /etc/cyrus.conf:

  imap          cmd="imapd" listen="" prefork=10 

If you get over that threshold, Cyrus will behave the way you describe 
until one of the earlier sessions is terminated ...

Cheers, Sebastian Hagedorn
Sebastian Hagedorn M.A. - RZKR-R1 (Gebäude 52), Zimmer 18
Zentrum für angewandte Informatik - Universitätsweiter Service RRZK
Universität zu Köln / Cologne University - Tel. +49-221-478-5587
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