Regarding dot in username

Cristian Mitrana cristian.mitrana at
Thu Jul 22 10:24:17 EDT 2004

Daniel Bielefeldt wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'am using Cyrus as my POP/IMAP daemon, witch work great.
> The Cyrus daemon is running with virtualdomain support, but i can't
> create usernames with dot.
> Example: name.lastname at
> I'am using telnet to communicate with the cyrus daemon.
> . Login admin *****
> . Create at
> . NO Invalid mailbox name

Of course it doesn't work, you have to enable unix hierarchy separator:
in /etc/imapd.conf
unixhierarchysep: yes
and create the user as :
  cm user/john.doe at my_domain.tld

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