SOLVED dovecot: master: Warning: Killed with signal 15 (by pid=13468 uid=0 code=kill)

Spirogg

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Hi i get this error when restart IMAP Server


Code:
Restarting IMAP Server

Waiting for “dovecot” to restart ………waiting for “dovecot” to initialize ………finished.

Service Status
dovecot (/usr/sbin/dovecot -F -c /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf) is running as root with PID 13482 (systemd+/proc check method).
dovecot (dovecot/pop3-login) is running as dovenull with PID 13483 (systemd+/proc check method).
dovecot (dovecot/ssl-params) running as root with PID 13487 (process table check method)
dovecot (dovecot/ssl-params) running as root with PID 13487 (process table check method)
dovecot (dovecot/ssl-params) running as root with PID 13487 (process table check method)
dovecot (dovecot/ssl-params) is running as root with PID 13487 (systemd+/proc check method).
dovecot (dovecot/pop3-login) is running as dovenull with PID 13488 (systemd+/proc check method).
dovecot (dovecot/ssl-params) running as root with PID 13487 (process table check method)
dovecot (dovecot/ssl-params) running as root with PID 13487 (process table check method)
dovecot (dovecot/ssl-params) running as root with PID 13487 (process table check method)

Startup Log
Feb 21 13:20:28 server.xxx.com systemd[1]: Started Dovecot Imap Server.
Feb 21 13:20:28 server.xxx.com systemd[1]: Starting Dovecot Imap Server...
Feb 21 13:20:28 server.xxx.com dovecot[13482]: master: Dovecot v2.2.33.2 (d6601f4ec) starting up for lmtp, imap, pop3 (core dumps disabled)

Log Messages
Feb 21 13:20:28 server dovecot: master: Dovecot v2.2.33.2 (d6601f4ec) starting up for lmtp, imap, pop3 (core dumps disabled)
(this warning has a Yellow Triangle with ! in the center, with cpanel output just FYI)Feb 21 13:20:27 server dovecot: master: Warning: Killed with signal 15 (by pid=13468 uid=0 code=kill)
Feb 21 13:18:11 server dovecot: imap(__cpanel__service__auth__imap__ggtbajfgbxpiv1): Logged out in=11, out=450, bytes=11/450
Feb 21 13:18:11 server1 dovecot: imap-login: Login: user=<__cpanel__service__auth__imap__wojprdc7gkhpggtnst3...>, method=PLAIN, rip=127.0.0.1, lip=127.0.0.1, mpid=13149, secured, session=<hR/AB>
Feb 21 13:18:11 server1 dovecot: lmtp(13139): Disconnect from local: Successful quit

Startup Log
Feb 21 13:20:28 server.xxx.com systemd[1]: Started Dovecot Imap Server.
Feb 21 13:20:28 server.xxx.com systemd[1]: Starting Dovecot Imap Server...
Feb 21 13:20:28 server.xxx.com dovecot[13482]: master: Dovecot v2.2.33.2 (d6601f4ec) starting up for lmtp, imap, pop3 (core dumps disabled)

Log Messages
Feb 21 13:20:28 server1 dovecot: master: Dovecot v2.2.33.2 (d6601f4ec) starting up for lmtp, imap, pop3 (core dumps disabled)
(this warning has a Yellow Triangle with ! in the center, with cpanel output just FYI) Feb 21 13:20:27 server1 dovecot: master: Warning: Killed with signal 15 (by pid=13468 uid=0 code=kill)
Feb 21 13:18:11 server1 dovecot: imap(__cpanel__service__auth__imap__lteo7hwojxbv): Logged out in=11, out=450, bytes=11/450
Feb 21 13:18:11 server1 dovecot: imap-login: Login: user=<__cpanel__service__auth__imap__ojpr7gkhpggtnst3...>, method=PLAIN, rip=127.0.0.1, lip=127.0.0.1, mpid=13149, secured, session=<HR/AB>
Feb 21 13:18:11 server1 dovecot: lmtp(13139): Disconnect from local: Successful quit

dovecot restarted successfully.

IS this normal or is there something I need to setup or am I missing something

thanks for your help

Spiro
 

Spirogg

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Code:
server1:~# grep '' /etc/redhat-release /usr/local/cpanel/version /var/cpanel/envtype ; grep CPANEL= /etc/cpupdate.conf
/etc/redhat-release:CentOS Linux release 7.4.1708 (Core)
/usr/local/cpanel/version:11.70.0.16
/var/cpanel/envtype:standard
CPANEL=current
 

Spirogg

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Feb 21, 2018
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chicago
cPanel Access Level
Root Administrator
Hello,

This is completely normal. It is just cPanel sending a SIGTERM to the dovecot process(es) so it can be restarted.

ok thank you so much please mark this as solved

sorry for my ignorance in figuring this out.. i wasn't sure :)