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648 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Nov 6, 2005 8:25 AM by Douglas Gerull
Currently Being ModeratedNov 6, 2005 6:54 AM (in response to Douglas Gerull)You ned to check the /etc/imapd.conf file and make sure that the admin user is specified as cyrusimap instead of cyrus there. Then stop and start mail again.
If that doesn't do it, you need to stop mail again reconstruct the /var/imap area by hand as follows;
sudo mv imap imap.old.(date)
sudo mkdir imap
sudo chown -R cyrusimap:mail imap
sudo -u cyrusimap /usr/bin/cyrus/bin/reconstruct -i
You should see the accounts start to populate within Server Admin even before the last step above finishes, while it is in progress, and should also see lots of messages indicating that the individual folders for your users have been found and repopulated.
Once this is done, start mail. The only side effect of this fairly extreme step is that all messages will be flagged as unread., a fairly minor price to pay for not losing the messages.
Currently Being ModeratedNov 6, 2005 7:18 AM (in response to Alan Sill)Thanks for the tip.... I guess I should have said what a newbie I am on this... tried this but my mail is still getting bounced when I send it from my .mac account to my server (reason: 550 5.7.1 No such recipient)
I assumed that under Tiger maybe the missing accounts (paths?) was the problem but your script executes fine, the single account that I tried to send mail now shows up under "maintenance", but still bouncing mail back...
email@example.com is the address that cant receive (or send)... I wonder if I have the domain names in properly? web server, AFP all work fine...
Currently Being ModeratedNov 6, 2005 7:34 AM (in response to Douglas Gerull)For incoming mail: make sure your IMAP or POP boxes are checked in Server Admin under "Settings - General" and that if you use IMAP, there is a non-zero number of connections allowed.
For outgoing mail: in Server Admin, have you checked the "Enable SMTP" and "Allow incoming mail" buttons? The domain name there should be the part after the "@" in your e-mail address for which you want to receive mail. The host name is the host for your SMTP server (most likely the fully-qualified name of the computer hosting your OS X server).
Not sure why you are getting a "No such recipient" message. You might check that mail is enabled under Workgroup Manager for your account, but if it were not, I don't think your account infor woudl appear in teh Server Admin "Maintenance" window.
Currently Being ModeratedNov 6, 2005 7:43 AM (in response to Alan Sill)Hi Alan,
Thanks for the responses. All are checked and there is a non-zero (10) number of Imap connections allowed. In the workgroup manager the mail is enabled,
under Settings -> General I have "gerull.net" as domain name and "mail.gerull.net" as host name which is how my ip is configured at Directnic.
Under Settings -> Advanced I also put the two domain names there as well. I cant find in the documentation if that is the thing to do or part of the problem...
Only services I am running are AFP, WEB, and Mail... two out of three so far!
Currently Being ModeratedNov 6, 2005 8:25 AM (in response to Douglas Gerull)Hi Alan,
Well, I cannot hardly believe it but reversing "mail.gerull.net" to domain name and "gerull.net" to host name.... and mail started coming and going!!
I am not sure this isn't a lucky artifact of working on this too long overnigh and I actually changed something else too because it seems too trivial..., but right now its looking good. Thanks for your notes, helps to have someone else interested in a problem, adds focus! Doug