Description of problem:
Can't read POP3 mail. Mail files locations set in dovecot.conf
Authentication works but mail read failed with error in logfile
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
mail_location = mbox:~/mail:INBOX=/var/mail/%u:INDEX=MEMORY
2. access mail from evolution with SSL on
3. authentication succeeded but mail fetch failed with following in logfile
pop3-login: Login: user=<roman>, method=PLAIN, rip=, lip=, mpid=2771, TLS
dovecot: pop3(roman): Error: user roman: Initialization failed: mail_location not set and autodetection failed: Mail storage autodetection failed with home=/home/roman
dovecot: pop3(roman): Error: Invalid user settings. Refer to server log for more information.
reading POP3 mail
I'd solved this one. It appears webmin dovecot module was writing settings at /etc/dovecot.conf while dovecot v 2.0.11 was trying to read settings from /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf
to see the settings. Hope this helps many others too...