courier-pop3d cannot start: command not foundop3d-ssl

Created:

2016-11-16 13:05:52 UTC

Modified:

2017-04-24 11:57:51 UTC

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courier-pop3d cannot start: command not foundop3d-ssl

Applicable to:

  • Plesk 12.5 for Linux

Symptoms

Cannot start Courier POP3 server with SSL/TLS support service in Home > Tools & Settings > Services :

ERROR: PleskUtilException
mailmng-service failed: Service /etc/init.d/courier-pop3s failed to start

Attempt to start this courier-pop3s service directly fails with errors like below:

#  /etc/init.d/courier-pop3s start
: command not foundop3d-ssl: line 42:
: command not foundop3d-ssl: line 44:
...

Cause

/etc/courier-imap/pop3d-ssl configuration file is corrupted or contains illegal symbols

Resolution

  1. Backup current configuration file:

     # cp /etc/courier-imap/pop3d-ssl{,.orig}
  2. Restore default configuration file and configure it once again:

    # cp /etc/courier-imap/pop3d-ssl.dist /etc/courier-imap/pop3d-ssl
  3. Start Courier POP3 server with SSL/TLS support service in Home > Tools & Settings > Services

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