nzhang at arkon-group.com
Fri Nov 7 13:37:20 EST 2003
>>> But I don't see nzhang created under /var/spool/mail. I did set
>>> mail_spool_directory = /var/spool/mail in /etc/postfix/main.cf. Is
>>> there something trivial that I'm missing? Do I need smtpd.conf (I
>>> can't find this file)? Won't postfix take care of mail transfer?
>>> mail_transport = lmtp:$myhostname
>> fallback_transport = lmtp:unix:/path/to/your/lmtp/socket/lmtp
>> if you want to get mail delivered in your cyrus imap spool and local
>> unix users will still have their /var/spool/mail-Files.
>> The Cyrus mail system does NOT use normal mailfiles, it has its own
> I'm using lmtp TCP sockets instead of UNIX sockets to avoid taking
> anything outside of postfix chroot jail. In Mandrake 9.2, postfix
> comes by default running in chroot jail. This was the suggested
> method from the RPM documents. Given the above reason, it's okay to
> keep my setup?
> 1. mailbox_transport = lmtp:$myhostname
> 2. lmtp cmd="lmtpd" listen="lmtp" prefork=0 (/etc/cyrus.conf)
> 3. add lmtp_admins: cyruslmtp at the bottom of /etc/cyrus.conf
> 4. useradd cyruslmtp with password "testing123"
> 5. create /etc/postfix/lmtp_sasl_pass for root:root with 600
> permissions. File contents are
> 6. postmap /etc/postfix/lmtp_sasl_pass
> postconf -e "lmtp_sasl_auth_enable = yes"
> postconf -e "lmtp_sasl_password_maps =
> postconf -e "lmtp_sasl_security_options = noanonymous"
> I'm new to cyrus. May I ask with the above setup where would I find
> the mail for cyrus spool?
I did some slocate and found /var/spool/imap/n/user/nzhang/cyurs.*. Is this
the place where cyrus stores its mail?
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