Cyrus stops responding to imap:143 requests

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh hmh at
Wed Oct 27 17:28:22 EDT 2010

On Wed, 27 Oct 2010, Eric Luyten wrote:
> On 2.3.15, we run into a very similar situation whereby I had made
> a distinction between two services using a suffix composed of a
> hyphen and some text, but Cyrus apparently only used the part before
> the hyphen in its internal housekeeping.
> Half of the time one service was responding, half of the time the
> other one. Very annoying.

And an outright bug.  If it won't work, it shouldn't be accepted.

> To make things clearer :
>    problem situation :
>         popserv       cmd="pop3d -C ..."
>         popserv-sec   cmd="pop3d -s -C ..."
>    problemless situation :
>         popserv       cmd="pop3d -C ..."
>         popservsec    cmd="pop3d -s -C ..."
> Finding the solution was helped by us noticing that syslogging was
> also only done using the first part of the service name (popserv).

Please file a bug about this issue, if you haven't done so already.

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  Henrique Holschuh

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