Adding Users

Norman Zhang norman.zhang at
Mon Jan 12 16:04:57 EST 2004

I already did a su cyrus before typing cyradm localhost. I tried the 
command you recommended, but still get the same error message. Is there 
somewhere I can check the log for this? Does cyradm use any particular port?


Jason Williams wrote:
> I'm pretty sure you need to specify a user that you are going to be 
> connecting with.
> You also need to make sure that the user you are using is in the passwd 
> backend that you are using:
> cyradm -u <username> localhost
> Jason
> At 11:14 AM 1/12/2004 -0800, you wrote:
>> I'm using cyrus-imapd-2.1.15-6mdk. When I try to add a user by
>> connecting to mail server through cyradm, I get the following error.
>> [cyrus at mail etc]$ cyradm localhost
>> cyradm: cannot connect to server
>> [cyrus at mail etc]$ more /etc/hosts
>>       mail
>>   mail
>>      mail localhost
>> May I ask how ask what am I doing wrong?

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