Delivery to non-user mailbox

Ilya Basin lanmot at
Fri Nov 28 04:56:42 EST 2003

On Wednesday 26 November 2003 12:26, Edward Rudd wrote:

could you please tell me what did I wrong:
I have (as you said) created a mailbox on the same level as user folder
(cyradm> cm test (instead of user.jone or shared.test))
I've set an alias: 
test:		+shared.test at

system gives me "User unkown"

also, I've tried to creat shared.test - same result.
in my .mc I use the cyrusv2.m4 and I have 
in my

Pls show me my mistake...


> From the imapd.conf man page.
> postuser: <none>
> Userid used to deliver messages to shared folders. For example, if set
> to "bb", email sent to "bb+shared.blah" would be delivered to the
> "shared.blah" folder. By default, an email address of "+shared.blah"
> would be used.
> You create the shared folders at the same level as user. not in a
> subdirectory of shared.
> On Wed, 2003-11-26 at 01:25, Nikola Milutinovic wrote:
> > Hi all.
> >
> > One simple question. How do I form e-mail address so that it gets
> > delivered to a non-user mailbox?
> >
> > Suppose that I should create a "SHARED" hierarchy, alongside "USER"
> > hierarchy. I know how to deliver to a user mailbox (user at I
> > know how to deliver to subfolder of a user mailbox
> > (user+folder at But how do I deliver to "" folder?
> >
> > Nix.

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