Username different from mailbox
Adam Tauno Williams
adam at morrison-ind.com
Tue Mar 6 11:37:04 EST 2007
> > Now I have a customer, who needs the scenario that the usernames for
> > Cyrus differ from the mailbox and mailaddress respectivly. For example
> > user1 at testdomain.com should be able to login with the username
> > someOtherUsername. This need arises from an integration with other
> > software-packages. Is there any possibility to make this work?
> Yes, this is no different from any other alias or virtual setup that
> offers multiple addresses to individual users. You would handle this in
> the MTA. For example, I use virtual_alias_maps with Postfix, and map all
> addresses to the corresponding cyrus IMAP user:
> abuse at example.com admin
> admin at example.com admin
> postmaster at example.com admin
> bob at example.com bob
> robert.smith at example.com bob
> You can also use the aliases file and other approaches.
Or, if using LDAP, just assign the user multiple "mailLocalAddress"
attributes. Again, an MTA issue.
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