Virtual Domains and authentication
simon.matter at ch.sauter-bc.com
Tue Aug 12 07:18:55 EDT 2003
> On Tue, 2003-08-12 at 11:47, Michael Fair wrote:
>> I've never used pam for virtual domains but the general idea
>> is that the user provides the fully qualified user at domain.dom
>> as their userid. SASL splits that up into a "realm" and a
>> user so in terms of SASL, creating the user looks something
>> like this:
>> saslpasswd -c -U domain.dom userid
>> I really can't say how this will map to PAM since PAM really
>> doesn't support the concept of realms (as I understand it).
>> -- Michael --
> With pam you can have IMAP accounts of the type: username.domain.tld so
> that mail sent to username at domain.tld is delivered to a cyrus account:
> This needs the the option "unixhierarchysep: yes" is set in the
> There are howto's showing how to achieve this:
> In the new cyrus-2.2.x (now in beta) username at domain.tld will be
> allowed. Otherwise for now you can use the Perdition IMAP/POP proxy
> server(http://vergenet.net/linux/perdition/) or get a patch (I think),
> for the current stable 2.1.x series.
My question remains how will the new 2.2 fit in PAM? Does it only work for
the default domain? (Sorry I didn't study the virtual domain docs yet)
>> "James Satterfield" <james at uberduper.com> wrote in message
>> news:1059956276.eba8c41ce07f8 at boingo.uberduper.com...
>> > I'm having a lot of difficulty wrapping my mind around authentication
>> > virtual domain configuration. I would like to use PAM for auth, but I
>> don't see
>> > how to get around the '@' in the usernames. I see nothing in the docs
>> > address how to setup auth for virtual domain support.
>> > Do any of you have any tips, howtos, advice, config examples?
>> > Thanks,
>> > James.
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