[Kolab-devel] IMAP Problems with 20040812

Steffen Hansen steffen at klaralvdalens-datakonsult.se
Mon Aug 16 22:57:34 CEST 2004

On Monday 16 August 2004 22:17, Matt Douhan wrote:
> Hi
> Fresh intall of 20040812 will not allow me to create mailboxes, the
> following error is seen
> kolab2# /kolab/bin/cyradm --user manager localhost
> IMAP Password:
>               Login failed: authentication failure
> at /kolab/lib/perl/vendor_perl/5.8.4/i386-freebsd/Cyrus/IMAP/Admin.pm
> line 118
> cyradm: cannot authenticate to server with  as manager
> kolab2#
> kolab2#

Can you have a look at 

/var/log/messages (ie. the system log)

and see if there is anything fishy in there?

> as a note is it not possible to display IMAP problems in the kolab
> web interface, it tells me the user was created successfully but
> obviously it was not, it seems the web interface does not cater for
> many problems in the usercreate process, if it fails to create the
> users mailbox it would be nice to be notifyed about it.

The webinterface and the creation of the IMAP mailbox are completely 
separate. The webinterface only creates an account object in the LDAP 
database. This triggers the mailbox creation in another process shortly 

Steffen Hansen          |       Klarälvdalens Datakonsult AB
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