creating users

Christian Schulte cs at
Mon Aug 11 20:43:48 EDT 2003

Am Montag, 11. August 2003 23:50 schrieb Norman Zhang:
> Hi,
> I'm a little confused on the process of creating users. First I "su cyrus"
> then I typed the following commands,
> > cyradm localhost
> > cm user.joebob
> > quit
> > exit (back as root)
> > saslpasswd joebob
> Now does joebob require an account on my Linux box?

That depends on how you configured SASL! If you use PAM with SASL yes 
otherwise you should not need to.

> Also if the email
> address for joebob is joe.bob at, do I use postfix alias mapping to
> pass mail to joebob?

Just another solution which should work.

 To allow users' to change password on their own do I
> need web-cyradm?

Also depends on how you configured SASL. Its mainly a question of where you 
store your user accounts. If e.g. using auxprop mysql you could easily use a 
squirrelmail plugin which knows how to update your database. But that really 
depends on your setup!


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