Delivering to user@domain versus firstname.lastname@example.org
doumakes at loganet.net
Fri May 16 19:49:55 EDT 2003
On 2003.05.14 21:43:43 -0500 Don Doumakes wrote:
> I'm a cyrus-imap newbie, setting up a replacement mail server with
> Cyrus. I've got it close to exactly how I want it, and could use
> some help taking the next step.
> I'm running cyrus-imapd 2.2.0 alpha, compiled from source, and
> cyrus-sasl 2.1.10-1, installed from RPM. The /etc/imapd.conf file is:
> configdirectory: /var/imap
> defaultpartition: two
> partition-two: /usr2
> partition-three: /usr3
> partition-four: /usr4
> partition-five: /usr5
> partition-six: /usr6
> partition-seven: /usr7
> partition-eight: /usr8
> partition-nine: /usr9
> hashimapspool: yes
> admins: cyrus at donner.cannibals.org
> allowplaintext: yes
> loginrealms: donner.cannibals.org
> sasl_pwcheck_method: auxprop
> sasl_mech_list: PLAIN
> unix_group_enable: no
> #defaultdomain: donner.cannibals.org
> servername: donner.cannibals.org
> virtdomains: yes
> singleinstancestore: yes
> #sasl_sasldb_path: /etc/sasldb2
> With this configuration, I'm able to create a mailbox named
> user.don at donner.cannibals.org. I can log in to that account, and
> deliver to the mailbox.
> I then modify /etc/imapd.conf so the "admins" and "loginrealms"
> entries are no longer donner.cannibals.org but rather cannibals.org.
> (Of course I clean up from the first experiment, restart imapd and
> all that.)
> Now I can create a mailbox named user.don at cannibals.org. I can log
> in, but if I attempt to deliver mail to don at cannibals.org I get a
> "User unknown" error.
> I would be grateful for a hint.
Still no reply to the above. Would it be helpful if I supplied more
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