global admin without defaultdomain?
igor at ipass.net
Fri Dec 26 09:12:38 EST 2003
On Fri, 26 Dec 2003, Kendrick Vargas wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Dec 2003, Igor Brezac wrote:
> > On Thu, 25 Dec 2003, Kendrick Vargas wrote:
> > > I asked earlier how I could get users within the primary (default) domain
> > > hashed into the domain/ subdirectories of the imap spool instead of being
> > > right at the toplevel without any real domain association. I was told that
> > > the defaultdomain option was meant to ease the passage from version 2.1 to
> > > 2.2, so if I simply didn't set it, I'd get the hashing all nice and
> > > pretty.
> > >
> > > Now I have a slightly different issue. I've finally gone back and set
> > > things up in this manner. No defaultdomain setting. Users are hashed in
> > > the domains as they should be, however I'd like to have a global admin.
> > > The documents say I need the defaultdomain to have a global admin. Why?
> > > Is there anyway to get around this?
> > >
> > > I'd like to have a global admin without having the defaultdomain set. I
> > > don't really understand why that would be a requirement. Maybe this
> > > behavior should be some sort of configurable flag. If someone could
> > > point me in the direction to the source I could hack past to disable this
> > > behavior, I'd greatly appreciate it :-)
> > This thread may help and explain.
> > http://asg.web.cmu.edu/archive/message.php?mailbox=archive.cyrus-devel&msg=239
> > I'd assign a fake domain as 'defaultdomain' (something like
> > cyrus.domain.com) just for global admin purposes.
> Doesn't seem to work. If I set a fake domain, cyrus just checks the user
> against the hostname of the machine, or some truncated form of it. I can
> see this cuz I am using mysql as the auth backend, and I am watching the
> queries as they go through. The following is my imapd.conf:
> configdirectory: /opt/var/imap
> partition-default: /opt/var/spool/imap
> admins: cyrus at hudat.com
This admin is for hudat.com only. Global admins have to be unqualified in
the config file:
> sasl_pwcheck_method: auxprop
> servername: hudat.com
> virtdomains: yes
> hashimapspool: true
> unixhierarchysep: yes
> altnamespace: yes
> sasl_mysql_user: blah
> sasl_mysql_passwd: blah
> sasl_mysql_hostnames: blah
> sasl_mysql_database: blah
> sasl_mysql_statement: SELECT blah FROM blah
> sieveusehomedir: false
> sievedir: /opt/var/spool/sieve
> sendmail: /usr/sbin/sendmail
> I tried adding "defaultdomain: fakedomain.com" and even setting
> "servername: fakedomain.com" without it making a difference. Any other
servername is just a cosmetic parameter.
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