Cyrus 2.1.13 and single store?

Simon Matter simon.matter at
Wed Jun 4 02:17:26 EDT 2003

Ted Cabeen schrieb:
> Bernd Nies <bernd.nies at> writes:
> > Ken Murchison wrote:
> >> I'd have to see the LMTP conversation between Postfix and Cyrus, but
> >> my guess would be that Postfix isn't sending the message to all of
> >> the recipients in one connection to Cyrus (with multiple RCPT TO).
> >> If Cyrus gets thems in separate connections, then it has no way of
> >> doing the links.
> >
> > Unfortunately I can't sniff on a Unix socket or at least don't know
> > how to do it with snoop or ethereal. All I can give you is the Postfix
> > configuration:
> >
> > mailbox_transport = lmtp:unix:/var/cyrus/socket/lmtp
> This is it.  The postfix local transport always breaks up multiple

Looks like this has changed with postfix 2.x. According to the file
.../README_FILES/LMTP_README, you can do something like

mailbox_transport = lmtp:unix:/var/lib/imap/socket/lmtp
local_destination_recipient_limit = 300

and it should work. Can anybody confirm this?


> recipient messages into single messages for delivery.  If you want to
> use single message store, you can't use the local transport for your
> main delivery.  mailbox_transport is part of the local transport.
> You'll need to change the local transport like this:
> local_transport = lmtp:unix:/var/spool/postfix/sockets/lmtp
> lmtp_destination_recipient_limit=100
> Note that if you're not using the postfix local transport, you won't
> be able to directly use alias files or any other postfix feature that
> the local transport provides.  You can still do aliases using the
> virtual aliases system.  If you really need local transport features,
> you can use the virtual alias system to forward mail to a subdomain
> that uses the transport table to be directed to the real local
> transport.
> If you have any other questions about this sort of setup, let me
> know.  I've got it working here, and it's great.
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