Cyrus IMAP, sendmail and LDAP

AJ aj at
Wed Jul 7 20:27:00 EDT 2004

Thanks.. is there any LDAP attribute that will tell sendmail what server 
and cyrus mailbox to deliver to.  It seems that using ldap routing w/
mailLocalAddress and mailHost will cause a loop if everything is all one 
one server.


Wil Cooley wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-07-07 at 15:51, AJ wrote:
>>Thanks.  I have reviewed the sendmail page numerous times, but my 
>>question is what is the difference between the way I have things set up 
>>now, i.e just using cyrus as a local mailer, as opposed to ldap_routing.
>>I am not sure why one would go one way or the other, just trying to clarify.
> If you use LDAP routing (or any other form of recipient verification)
> you can reject bogus messages during the SMTP conversation.  Puts less
> work on your server and your postmaster, because he doesn't have to deal
> with the double-bounces caused by viruses and spammers sending mail to a
> non-existent address from a non-existent address.
> Wil
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