dovecot: Time just moved backwards

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beatgr
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dovecot: Time just moved backwards

Post by beatgr » 05 Feb 2009, 18:54

Concern with this from syslog entry (dovecot)?
Due to time set to local North American timezone
Feb 5 17:45:00 bubba dovecot: Time just moved backwards by 25185 seconds. This might cause a lot of problems, so I'll just kill myself now. http://wiki.dovecot.org/TimeMovedBackwards
Feb 5 17:45:16 bubba /USR/SBIN/CRON[5111]: (root) CMD (test -x /usr/bin/php && /usr/bin/php /usr/share/horde3/scripts/alarms.php)
Feb 5 17:50:01 bubba /USR/SBIN/CRON[5114]: (root) CMD (test -x /usr/bin/php && /usr/bin/php /usr/share/horde3/scripts/alarms.php)

johannes
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Post by johannes » 06 Feb 2009, 02:33

Yes, this is a known issue, when time warps, dovecot dies. A restart of Bubba or a restart of the mail service (uncheck + check in the services menu) will solve the issue.

We have it reported as a bug and will fix it in an upcoming release.
/Johannes (Excito co-founder a long time ago, but now I'm just Johannes)

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