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Old 06-09-2008, 08:01 AM
Mihira Fernando
Default Fwd: postfix

Forwarding to list.

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Subject: Re: postfix
Date: Monday 09 June 2008
From: Timo <mywurstbrot@web.de>
To: Mihira Fernando <mihiratheace@gmail.com>

Hi Steve,

was it one of the suggestions from Mihira?
Number 3 is that the folder haven´t the rights that currier can open it
or the owner is wrong.


Mihira Fernando schrieb:
> On Monday 09 June 2008 08:41:50 steve wrote:
> [snip]
>> thats right, I did use courier, and apparently the error I am getting
>> now is "mail server at mail.reillyblog.com responded: chdir Maildir
>> failed" the only thing I did different from that guide was to choose
>> internet site, not satellite as I did not want to use my ISP to deliver
>> mail. Ill figure it out sooner or later, im pretty close i think?!
> That error message means the pop server cannot open the maildir directory
> the given user. This can happen for 2 reasons.
> 1. the path to maildirs is wrong
> 2. the maildir has not been created yet.
> If its #1, recheck the courier configuration to see if the path for the
> maildirs is correctly given. Basically, the path where Postfix saves the
> mails should be the same for the Courier to go and open up the mails.
> if its #2, Simply send an email to the given user before checking his mail.
> Courier does not create the maildir folders automatically so if this is a
> brand new user, forst send the user a test mail so that the maildor folders
> will be created and then check email from thunderbird.
> Mihira.


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