Topic: doveconf: Fatal: Error in configuration file /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf

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Yesterday I issued new letsencrypt certificate to our server. However the SSL was working mail server is not working.

When checked dovecot was not loaded & the following is the log

doveconf: Fatal: Error in configuration file /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf line 50: ssl_key: Can't open file /etc/pki/tls/private/server.key: No such file or directory

But server.key is existed in this folder. I tried pointing to different certificate. The dovecot starts but still SSL error comes up. Is there a way I can recreate server.key or how to fix this?

Attached is the screenshot of SSL folder . Apart from SSL install we didnt changed anything.


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Re: doveconf: Fatal: Error in configuration file /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf

Make sure directory /etc/letsencrypt/live/ and archive/ is accessible by other system users, default is 0700.