SV: SV: Virtual domains, email@example.com: Mailbox unknown
henrik at troeng.com
Tue Feb 17 08:25:46 EST 2004
> >>> "Henrik Troeng" <henrik at troeng.com> 02/16/04 07:33pm >>>
> >>Hi all,
> >>I have a problem, I use multiple domains but for users I create with
> >>domain specified, for example postmaster at htc.troeng.com it can't
> >>mail. When I try to send to this user I get back a reply from
> >>that says "550-Mailbox Unknown". Either there is no mailbox
> >>550-name or you don't have authorization to see it".
> >>If I create the user "user.postmaster" it works fine, but the user
> >>"user.postmaster at htc.troeng.com" wont accept any mail.
> >>Here is my imapd.conf:
> >>configdirectory: /var/imap
> >>partition-default: /var/spool/imap
> >>admins: cyrus root Henrik
> >>sasl_pwcheck_method: saslauthd
> >>sasl_mech_list: PLAIN LOGIN
> >>sendmail: /usr/sbin/sendmail
> >>servername: htc.troeng.com
> >>virtdomains: yes
> >>defaultdomain: troeng.com
> >>I have set up the domain in the local-host-names config file for
> >>Here is the error message:
> >>"The original message was received at Mon, 16 Feb 2004 12:47:04
> >>from lmdeliver01.st1.spray.net [22.214.171.124]
> >> ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
> >> (reason: 550-Mailbox unknown. Either there is no mailbox
> >associated with this)
> >> (expanded from: <postmaster at htc.troeng.com>)
> >> ----- Transcript of session follows -----
> >>... while talking to localhost:
> >>>>> DATA
> >><<< 550-Mailbox unknown. Either there is no mailbox associated
> >>with this
> >><<< 550-name or you do not have authorization to see it.
> >><<< 550 5.1.1 User unknown
> >>550 5.1.1 root... User unknown
> >><<< 503 5.5.1 No recipients
> >Hi Henrik,
> >You evidently have postmaster aliased to root in /etc/mail/aliases (a
> >common; nay default alias in sendmail), so sendmail will never try to
> >deliver to postmaster, but only to root (as evidenced by the
> >from: <postmaster at htc.troeng.com>)" line).
> >Either change the alias to send it to the correct user (don't forget
> >re-build the aliases database!), or delete it (ditto on the "don't
> >forget") and let it go to the postmaster mailbox you have created.
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> >I'm sorry to say, but this has nothing to do with my problem. I have
> >same problem with other usernames also.. So this is not just a
> >To be sure, I did test what you wrote, it made no difference...
> >What can be wrong?
> >I did check the imapd.log file and got some output:
> >about to exec /usr/cyrus/bin/lmtpd
> >accepted connection
> >lmtp connection preauth'd as postman
> >append_check() of 'user.postmaster' failed (Mailbox does not exist)
> Hi Henrik,
> Sendmail (procmail?) does not seem to be sending the domain (the
> "@htc.troeng.com" part) along with the username (evidenced by the lmtp
> error -- it _should_ be looking for htc.troeng.com!user.postmaster).
> Please post your sendmail's .mc file and, if you have made any changes
> to it, your path/to/sendmail/src/cf/mailer/cyrusv2.m4 file. Also, have
> you made any changes to sendmail.cf? If so, please tell us what these
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Thanks for your response.
Here is my sendmail.mc file following.
I havent done any changes to sendmail.cf.
I´m a bit confused about the cyrusv4.m4 file, can you maybe explain where it
comes into the picture (I´m a real newbie on this, sorry if I look stupid
Well, here is the sendmail.mc file:
dnl # This is the sendmail macro config file for m4. If you make changes to
dnl # /etc/mail/sendmail.mc, you will need to regenerate the
dnl # /etc/mail/sendmail.cf file by confirming that the sendmail-cf package
dnl # installed and then performing a
dnl # make -C /etc/mail
VERSIONID(`setup for Red Hat Linux')dnl
dnl # Uncomment and edit the following line if your outgoing mail needs to
dnl # be sent out through an external mail server:
dnl define(`STATUS_FILE', `/etc/mail/statistics')dnl
dnl # The following allows relaying if the user authenticates, and disallows
dnl # plaintext authentication (PLAIN/LOGIN) on non-TLS links
dnl define(`confAUTH_OPTIONS', `A p')dnl
dnl # PLAIN is the preferred plaintext authentication method and used by
dnl # Mozilla Mail and Evolution, though Outlook Express and other MUAs do
dnl # use LOGIN. Other mechanisms should be used if the connection is not
dnl # guaranteed secure.
dnl TRUST_AUTH_MECH(`EXTERNAL DIGEST-MD5 CRAM-MD5 LOGIN PLAIN')dnl
dnl define(`confAUTH_MECHANISMS', `EXTERNAL GSSAPI DIGEST-MD5 CRAM-MD5 LOGIN
dnl # Rudimentary information on creating certificates for sendmail TLS:
dnl # make -C /usr/share/ssl/certs usage
dnl # This allows sendmail to use a keyfile that is shared with OpenLDAP's
dnl # slapd, which requires the file to be readble by group ldap
dnl define(`confTO_QUEUEWARN', `4h')dnl
dnl define(`confTO_QUEUERETURN', `5d')dnl
dnl define(`confQUEUE_LA', `12')dnl
dnl define(`confREFUSE_LA', `18')dnl
FEATURE(`mailertable',`hash -o /etc/mail/mailertable.db')dnl
FEATURE(`virtusertable',`hash -o /etc/mail/virtusertable.db')dnl
dnl # The -t option will retry delivery if e.g. the user runs over his
FEATURE(local_procmail,`',`procmail -t -Y -a $h -d $u')dnl
FEATURE(`access_db',`hash -T<TMPF> -o /etc/mail/access.db')dnl
dnl # The following causes sendmail to only listen on the IPv4 loopback
dnl # 127.0.0.1 and not on any other network devices. Remove the loopback
dnl # address restriction to accept email from the internet or intranet.
dnl #DAEMON_OPTIONS(`Port=smtp,Addr=127.0.0.1, Name=MTA')dnl
dnl # The following causes sendmail to additionally listen to port 587 for
dnl # mail from MUAs that authenticate. Roaming users who can't reach their
dnl # preferred sendmail daemon due to port 25 being blocked or redirected
dnl # this useful.
dnl DAEMON_OPTIONS(`Port=submission, Name=MSA, M=Ea')dnl
dnl # The following causes sendmail to additionally listen to port 465, but
dnl # starting immediately in TLS mode upon connecting. Port 25 or 587
dnl # by STARTTLS is preferred, but roaming clients using Outlook Express
dnl # do STARTTLS on ports other than 25. Mozilla Mail can ONLY use STARTTLS
dnl # and doesn't support the deprecated smtps; Evolution <1.1.1 uses smtps
dnl # when SSL is enabled-- STARTTLS support is available in version 1.1.1.
dnl # For this to work your OpenSSL certificates must be configured.
dnl DAEMON_OPTIONS(`Port=smtps, Name=TLSMTA, M=s')dnl
dnl # The following causes sendmail to additionally listen on the IPv6
dnl # device. Remove the loopback address restriction listen to the network.
dnl # NOTE: binding both IPv4 and IPv6 daemon to the same port requires
dnl # a kernel patch
dnl #av henrik DAEMON_OPTIONS(`port=smtp,Addr=::1, Name=MTA-v6,
dnl # We strongly recommend not accepting unresolvable domains if you want
dnl # protect yourself from spam. However, the laptop and users on computers
dnl # that do not have 24x7 DNS do need this.
dnl # av henrik FEATURE(`accept_unresolvable_domains')dnl
dnl # Also accept email sent to "localhost.localdomain" as local email.
dnl # The following example makes mail from this host and any additional
dnl # specified domains appear to be sent from mydomain.com
dnl # masquerade not just the headers, but the envelope as well
dnl # masquerade not just @mydomainalias.com, but @*.mydomainalias.com as
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