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Setting Up Mail Server Problems

Im running Ubuntu 10.04 and following ubuntus guide to how to get squirrel mail running at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Squirrelmail.

I installed postfix and it seems to be working

I installed dovcot and it seems to be working as well

I installed squirrelmail and when I tried to log in it says “ERROR: Connection dropped by IMAP server.”

I looked at dovecot logs and it says User root not allowed to log in…

I have searched and searched and not able to find the next step. Thanks in advance.


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Try another user, root access is usually not allowed in many apps