Permissions / Mailbox Problems
chris.hogan at 4xtra.com
Tue Jul 12 18:42:12 EDT 2005
I know it's been said before and I betray my utter ignorance of how it
all hangs together but...
I've inherited the set-up of a new server which has Cyrus installed, but
I doubt ever running.
I followed some (admittedly old) instructions & got as far as setting up
two mailboxes with cyradm. Couldn't use 'em because the DNS for the mail
server was wrong.
Someone restarted the services.. and now my original mailboxes seem to
have vanished & I get "Permission Denied" trying to create any new
mailbox (I can run "su - cyrus", then "cyradm localhost" & login without
We are trying to run a default domain & 3 sub-domains, as we want email
addresses of the format michael at sms.domain.co.uk & jim at xmx.domain.co.uk
I have virtdomains set, I have Apache servicing the corresponding web
If I try something list cm user.michal at sms.domain.co.uk I get "Invalid
Mailbox" (I tried setting the unix hierarchy flag & using / but still no
ok, I've probably not said enough about the environment. It's Red Hat
enterprise,fairly much straight out of the box. I can see lots of
advice, but it all assumes you are starting from point X (or Y or W
or...) nothing that I can say "ok, don't know where the other fellow
finished, Cyrus is installed, but how can I configure it from scratch".
I don't need (I hope) to recompile everything, I can verify a login for
Cyrus admin, but I can't even create a mailbox.
Is there a proper idiots' guide to Cyrus?
Cyrus Home Page: http://asg.web.cmu.edu/cyrus
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