FreeBSD Port: vpopmail-5.3.27

Peter Pentchev roam at
Thu Nov 6 08:45:00 PST 2003

On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 11:09:37AM -0500, Mark Skurzynski wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> It looks like something is wrong with the latest vpopmail-5.3.29 update.
> [11:05](root at web)[/usr/local/vpopmail/bin]# ./vadddomain 2037564
> Error: (vadduser) can't read domain limits
> [11:05](root at web)[/usr/local/vpopmail/bin]# ./vadddomain 2037564
> Error: Domain already exists
> [11:05](root at web)[/usr/local/vpopmail/bin]# ./vdeldomain
> Failed to delete dir_control for
> [11:05](root at web)[/usr/local/vpopmail/bin]# ./vdeldomain
> Error: Domain does not exist

Try creating an empty /usr/local/vpopmail/etc/vlimits.default file;
I seem to have missed the need for this file during the installation :(

> After the first vadddomain you can not login via qmailadmin. The vadd
> says the domain exists (still can't login). Trying to delete it produces
> the above dir_control error too. Any ideas? This all worked perfectly
> in 5.3.28.

The vlimits.default file's existence should fix that.

> I've also been noticing a strange issue with POP3 authentication. Upon
> first connecting to POP3 each morning the server would reject a users
> login/password but when re-entered exactly the same it works the second
> time. Occasionally also the system would just reject a a valid/login password
> but eventually accept it.

Are there any error messages in the mail log? (usually /var/log/maillog)


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