Authentication problem

Andreas Winkelmann ml at
Sun May 9 15:15:49 EDT 2004

Am Sonntag, 9. Mai 2004 23:07 schrieb Jim Sabatke:

> >Where do you want your user-accounts instead?
> I want to have cyrus user accounts where no system user exists.  Is that
> possible?  The reason is, I have a number of cyrus accounts for the same
> user.

Yes of course, this is possible. You can use sasldb for example. Create your 
useraccounts with saslpasswd2 or saslpasswd. And tell it Cyrus in /etc/

sasl_pwcheck_method: auxprop
sasl_auxprop_plugin: sasldb

> I need to do this because different accounts have different user email
> addresses for sending.  If an email client could have different
> send-from addresses based on folder, then this wouldn't be an issue,
> however Mozilla doesn't do this, and I don't know of a client that does.

Cyrus-Imap is not related to sending Mails outside.


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