question about cyrus

Wil Cooley wcooley at
Thu Jun 19 13:20:25 EDT 2003

On Thu, 2003-06-19 at 09:59, Rob Siemborski wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Jun 2003, Drew Weaver wrote:
> > Up until now we were using popper as the method of our using retrieving
> > their email, and with popper, as long as the user has an account on the Mail
> > server, a mailbox is automagically created when sendmail writes their first
> > message to /var/spool/mail.
> Nope, thats not how it works with cyrus.
> I suppose we could implement a create-mailbox-on-delivery thing, but then
> your MTA would need to detect illegal accounts before they hit LMTP
> (otherwise every spam to a bad address would create another folder).

I thought there were features in 2.1 that would do this?  Or does this
only allow the MUA to auto-create mailboxes?

I'm speaking of:
 o autocreatequota
 o createonpost
 o autocreateinboxfolders
 o autosubscribeinboxfolders

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