adding server to murder

Andrew Morgan morgan at
Fri Apr 10 18:50:13 EDT 2009

On Fri, 10 Apr 2009, Paul Katsovich wrote:

> Hi list,
> I'm trying to add an existing cyrus-imap server (additional backend) to
> an existing cyrus-murder.
> Unfortunatelly I've run into a wall and the only error messages I'm
> getting are:
> cyrus/lmtpunix[8569]: kick_mupdate: can't connect to target: No such
> file or directory
> When I try to run: "ctl_mboxlist -mw" it returns:
> "couldn't connect to mupdate server"
> and this appears in my maillog:
> "cyrus/ctl_mboxlist[9125]: connect( failed:
> Invalid argument"
> I have no idea where the invalid argument could be as I've compared
> imapd.conf and cyrus.conf to the existing back ends, and everything
> appears to be in place.

Do you have an entry for mupdate in your /etc/services file?

mupdate         3905/tcp                        # Cyrus murder master

You might also try running strace on "ctl_mboxlist -mw" to see which 
system call is failing.


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