LMTPD sockets

Ben Poliakoff benp at reed.edu
Thu Aug 17 17:10:02 EDT 2006

* David Korpiewski <davidk at cs.umass.edu> [20060817 14:03]:
> This is building on my original discussion about simultaneous access:
> We are having a problem where two servers accessing the same SAN now 
> give us a LMTPD error because they are stomping on each other's sockets 
> (they share the same database on the SAN with the same socket 
> directory).  Is there any way to prevent this from happening or easily 
> configuring them not to not to use the same sockets?
> I've gone into cyrus.conf and changed the socket directory listed for 
> lmtpd but for some reason the deliver still fails on accessing the 
> original socket directory.   So somewhere else in the system it is 
> trying to access configdirectory/socket/lmtpd.

I suspect you need to look at modifying the 'lmtpsocket:' option in

>From the man page:

       lmtpsocket: {configdirectory}/socket/lmtp

            Unix domain socket that lmtpd listens on, used by
            deliver(8). This should match the path specified in


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