timeouts when connecting to imap server

Jorey Bump list at joreybump.com
Tue Dec 12 08:59:11 EST 2006

Timo Veith wrote:
> Does a service name in /etc/cyrus.conf must be unique?

Yes, it isn't really a service name (i.e. from /etc/services), but a 
unique identifier. This allows you to assign names for multiple 
configurations of the same network service, so you can manipulate them 
separately in imapd.conf. I'm sorry I didn't see that in your original 
post. You need to fix this for all of the services you've duplicated.

In practice, this allows you to preface certain configuration directives 
with the unique service name. For example, you might set a global TLS 
key that all services will use by default:

  tls_key_file: /etc/ssl/imapd.key

But you might also have a uniquely named imapd that uses a different key:

  imapdlo_tls_key_file: /etc/ssl/imapdlo.key

In cyrus.conf, this alternate imapd might coexist with your regular 
imapd like this:

  imap     cmd="imapd" listen="" prefork=0
  imapdlo  cmd="imapd" listen="" prefork=0

Note that the listen parameter uses the actual service name defined in 

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