global admin without defaultdomain?

Igor Brezac igor at
Thu Dec 25 22:31:42 EST 2003

On Thu, 25 Dec 2003, Kendrick Vargas wrote:

> Hi folks,
> 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.

I'd assign a fake domain as 'defaultdomain' (something like just for global admin purposes.


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