Bug 790685

Summary: cyrus-imapd should be using portreserve
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Reporter: Karel Srot <ksrot>
Component: cyrus-imapdAssignee: Michal Hlavinka <mhlavink>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: qe-baseos-daemons
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Version: 6.2CC: jwest, ovasik
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Bug Blocks: 103401    

Description Karel Srot 2012-02-15 03:01:38 EST
To avoid port conflicts with services such as CUPS or IMAP 
should be using portreserve for reserving respective ports
within range 600 - 1023. According to /etc/services cyrus-imapd might be using port withing this range.

Typical changes required:

Given a SysV service package that uses a particular port, (say, krb5_prop/tcp -

1) Create a file named after the service, for example 'krb5_prop', which


2) In the spec, install this file in /etc/portreserve, i.e.,

3) In the spec, add 'Requires: portreserve' to the package that provides the

4) In the init script, in the start() stanza, add:

    [ -x /sbin/portrelease ] && /sbin/portrelease krb5_prop &>/dev/null || :

before starting the daemon.

Some background can be found in bug 103401.