[Gllug] Rsync dovecot Maildir directories

Steve Kemp steve at steve.org.uk
Tue Apr 6 18:42:22 UTC 2010

On Tue Apr 06, 2010 at 18:26:24 +0100, gvim wrote:

> /usr/bin/imapsync --dry --debugimap --host1 localhost --authmech1 LOGIN --user1 **** --password1 MASKED --host2 **** --authmech2 LOGIN --user2 **** --password2 MASKED


    host1 == localhost
    host2 = ****

> Host1 imap server [localhost] port [143] user [****]
> Host2 imap server [****] port [143] user [****]

> Host1 connection
> ERROR: IO::Socket::INET: connect: Connection refused

  Says that it failed to connect to host1 (which is "localhost").

> 	main::login_imap('localhost', 143, '****', '****', 1, undef, 0, undef, undef, ...) called at /usr/bin/imapsync line 767

  Tried to connect to localhost:143.

> Can not open imap connection on [localhost] with user [****]: IO::Socket::INET: connect: Connection refused

  And then tells you again.

  Summary of problem?  You don't appear to be running an IMAP server
 on localhost:143.  Fix that, then repeat.

> Any ideas?

  Error messages are useful; they often indicate the problem area...

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