Sharing mailbox between 'login accounts' - i.e. for remote devices...
kpielorz_lst at tdx.co.uk
Tue Jun 18 06:36:44 EDT 2013
On our IMAP server we have a shared folder, accessed by a number of the IT
At the moment we've setup separate 'unix' accounts for these people - e.g.
'tech1', 'tech2', 'tech3' - and then given them rights to the mailbox
However, this means they all technically have their own mailboxes (tech1,
Is there anyway of 'attaching' more than 1 login credential (i.e. unix
account) to a shared mailbox? - i.e. So that 'tech1' logs in, but the
system maps them to use the mailbox 'technical', 'tech2' logs in - but
again the system maps them to the mailbox 'technical'.
The main reason is a number of iDevices and clients don't like having the
different mailboxes associated with the account - and users have to
remember to 'drill down' through the hierarchy (if they can even see it).
I realise there should probably be a way of doing this on the clients (i.e.
when you log in, look 'here' for your mailbox) - but that doesn't seem to
consistently work across all the clients we use :( - It would be a lot
simpler to have different usernames/passwords associated to a single
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