Cyrus IMAP, sendmail and LDAP

AJ aj at
Wed Jul 7 18:51:29 EDT 2004

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.


Andrzej Filip wrote:
> AJ wrote:
>>  My setup is cyrus, sendmail and openldap for all users data.
>> The way I have things set up now is sendmail use cyrus local mailer, 
>> and is not compile w/ LDAP support, so if a mailbox does not exist in 
>> cyrus,   it gets bounced.  Sendmail does not do user/mailbox lookups 
>> via LDAP.
>> This seems to work ok, but on the net I have been reading most people 
>> set up sendmail to look at ldap for users, rather than cyrus.
>> Can some people share their setups on how they implement these three 
>> together?
> * LDAP ROUTING (sendmail)
> *  Autocreate INBOX patch for Cyrus
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