Can't connect to server *SOLVED*
jsabatke at gmail.com
Sun Mar 12 21:48:31 EST 2006
Jim Sabatke wrote:
> Alexander Dalloz wrote:
>> Am So, den 12.03.2006 schrieb Jim Sabatke um 15:50:
>>> I know this is a common problem. I've spent well over 100 hours
>>> scouring google for answers. I've sunk to just 'trying' things to
>>> see how they work. I had cyrus working with postfix once, but I had
>>> a disk crash a year ago and lost some of the setup. Fortunately I
>>> didn't lose much email, which I badly need, and soon.
>>> I couldn't connect to "telnet localhost imap" until I activated imap
>>> in intetd, which is contrary to 'most' documentation.
>> You then activated the wrong IMAP server. Cyrus-IMAPd has a standalone
>> daemon master process and isn't (x)inetd controlled.
>>> Now I can't get past the following:
>>> jim at bandit:/programs/mail/cyrus-imapd-2.2.12> cyradm
>>> cyradm> cm user.jim
>>> createmailbox: no connection to server
>> This is a result of running not Cyrus-IMAPd but a different IMAP server.
>>> I assume the server is cyrus. I just don't know where to go next and
>>> am very frustrated. I would be happy to just be pointed to a faq or
>>> instructions, but I find that what is online is not in anyway
>>> consistant; probably due to the advanced coding of cyrus. Even
>>> compiling the program is almost undocumented unless one knows what
>>> all the flags do.
I had a bad /etc/imapd.conf. I needed:
which I found at one out of the hundreds of URLs I visited. Apparently
this is new.
Thanks for all who looked at this.
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