Postfix + procmail + cyrus

cyrus-info at cyrus-info at
Wed Dec 17 12:15:43 EST 2003


I am not running a  linux box so the ACL's are out. I considered the
centeral procmailrc folder option as well but didn't like the idea of
having to maintain maintain the persimissons so nothing breaks once users
get there hands on the files.

Anyone else got this working?

On Wed, 17 Dec 2003, Pollywog wrote:

> On Tue, 16 Dec 2003 19:16:53 -0500 (EST)
> cyrus-info at wrote:
> > procmail  unix  -       n       n       -       -       pipe
> >   flags=R user=cyrus argv=/usr/bin/procmail -t -m USER=${user}
> >   EXTENSION=${extension} /etc/procmailrc
> >
> > this didn't work since procmail was being executed as user cyrus so
> > couldn't read the users .procmailrc
> I had the same problem and the only solution I could find was to make all
> procmail files owned $user.procmail after making a group "procmail".  I also
> added cyrus and postfix to the "sasl" group and added cyrus and postfix to the
> procmail group and added cyrus to the postfix group.
> Someone suggested I use the new ACL features that the newer Linux kernels
> support, but I have not yet learned how this works.
> --
> Andrew

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