How-To use Virtual Domains?

Peter P. Benac ppbenac at
Thu Feb 5 11:48:22 EST 2004

Download and install 2.2.3  Virtual Domains are working just fine for me;
However, I am using sendmail and not postfix

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-info-cyrus at 
> [mailto:owner-info-cyrus at] On Behalf Of EppO
> Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2004 11:14
> To: info-cyrus at
> Subject: Re: How-To use Virtual Domains?
> I made several updates in my configuration to be able to 
> manage virtual domains with cyrus and postfix but it doesn't 
> work as it should. I suer Postfix 2.0.18 and cyrus-imapd 2.1.16
> I added to imapd.conf:
> virtdomains: yes
> defaultdomain:
> unixhierarchysep: yes
> And to
> mydestination =
> mailbox_transport = lmtp:unix:/var/lib/imap/socket/lmtp
> I created mailboxes using cyradmn:
> cm user/toto at
> When I do lm i see: user/toto at (\HasNoChildren)
> I made a password to this user: saslpasswd2 -u toto
> When I connect with an imap client, it works well, i can list 
> my folders. But when I try to mail this user postfix says:
> <toto at>: host 
> /var/run/cyrus/socket/lmtp[/var/run/cyrus/socket/lmtp]
>     said: 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
>     (in reply to RCPT TO command)
> I know the trick using postfix virtual table to map cyrus 
> user, but it's not very clean and I would like something 
> centralized. Must I wait for cyrus 2.2 or is there a chance without ?
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