sendmail-8.12.6+cyrus-imapd-2.0.17: check presence of the cyrus
mailbox during establishing SMTP connection
m.brodbelt at acu.ac.uk
Tue Nov 4 07:35:30 EST 2003
A Clockwork Orange wrote:
> I'd like sendmail to check presence of the cyrus mailbox during
> establishing SMTP connection.
> If the cyrus mailbox doesn't present sendmail drops SMTP connection
> (doesn't recieve email).
> What have i to write in sendmail.mc file?
There's a page about it here:-
Unfortunately, this relies on giving sendmail knowledge of the internal
arrangement of Cyrus mailboxes, to check for the existence of the user.
I've avoided implementing it, as I feel it goes counter to the idea of
Cyrus as a "black box", accessible via IMAP/LMTP/POP only. As such it'll
only work where sendmail and Cyrus are on the same machine.
If there are any better ways to achieve the same end, I'd also be
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