Adding Users

Norman Zhang norman.zhang at
Mon Jan 12 16:13:13 EST 2004

> I would also make sure that master is running - telnet localhost 143 
> should give you a banner similar to:
> * OK Cyrus IMAP4 v2.1.15 server ready

Oh okay. I disable port 143 (imap) in favor of 993 (imaps). Does cyradm 
only connects to 143?


>> 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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