Sebastian Konstanty Zdrojewski s.zdrojewski at
Thu Apr 3 02:19:37 EST 2003

The Cyrus server runs as group defined in the configure procedure. The 
use of a different kind of authentication doesn't affect this, so all 
the users are assigned to the Cyrus' master process.

Of course, if I understood well how it works! :)


dimon at wrote:

>I asked that question but still didn't get an answer:
>I'm using 'saslauthd -a pam' for IMAP authentication (pam_pgsql actually) and 
>compiled cyrus-imapd22 --with-auth=unix
>Should I still use /etc/groups for users group membership (to set access 
>mailbox permissions) or maybe there is a way to use database for that?
>Best regards,


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