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horde2 not taking passwords

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running debian linux on a intel board.

have apache and other apps.

using horde2 for  webmail.

when you put the login name and password in, comes back and saya the name or password is no good.

i have taken 1 of the accounts and put into outlook and the account pulls down fine with no problems.

what should i look for?

thanks

panther7

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which authentification have you set in horde?
see config/horde.php and there for $conf['auth']['driver'] = 'xxxxx';
and are those settings $conf['auth']['params'] valid?
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i do have gui (gnome)

how do i find the file?
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The place where horde is installed. search for horde.php
e.g. in a shell with
find / -name horde.php
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ok found it

/etc/horde2/horde.php

how can i see $conf['auth']['driver']='xxxx'?
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edit the file with your favorite editor. Have you installed horde or is it an installation done by soemone else ? Did horde run before?
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installed yes

by someone else yes

working before? yes

what has changed? have no clue right now.

lost internet circuits and routers

had to reload router info server seemed to be ok, but i found this problem on my own. as you can tell, linux, i'm a newbie.
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person that loaded this server, guess?

right no longer around. i got elected.
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to get some infos from that fiel do a
cat /etc/horde2/horde.php | grep conf | grep auth

to get all information about the auth-config

/etc/horde2 is a very unusual place to install horde.
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yes i know, that seems to be part of the problem. things were put in dif places.

found $conf

$conf['auth']['driver']='imap'.

as i said there is a gui on this server with netscape loaded.

when i tried to check mail, came back with .imap.xxxx.com refused.

imap not started?

how to start imap?

how to check imap?
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It depends which imap-server you are using
if there is a file /etc/cyrus.conf
you can try starting the imap-server with
/etc/init.d/cyrus start

Which linux-distribution is installed on that server SUSE, RedHat, Debian ??
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debian

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Hm I don't have a debian-system, but a

ll /etc/.init.d/

should show all services that can be started on your system. You might post this list so I might see which IMAP-Server is used/installed.
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>>>>>  ll <<<<<
what's that?
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no syrus

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ll is a shortcut/alias of the ls -l command
On the she do a
ls -l /etc/init.d/

There are a lot of possible IMAP-server on linux/unix, so the output of that command (ls ...) will show which are installed on your system.
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ls -l /etc/init.d

showing a courier-imap

/etc/init.d/courier-imap start

how can i check to see if it started?

webmail password for accout still not working. comes back:

login failed for some reason.
most likely username or password  was entered wrong.

pop email (same account is working fine)

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to get the status try:

/etc/init.d/courier-imap staus
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stopped and restarted imap.

checked for port 143 pass through on router.

checked port 143 set to use TCP not UDP.

System up and running!

thanks for all your help!
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i guess you meant

/etc/init.d/courier imap status
shows good

webmail accounts working

thanks again
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