Problems with cyrus and postfix

Berger, Stefan (IT-Management) stefan.berger at
Fri Dec 16 06:27:35 EST 2005

on a basic install of Suse 10 all parameters are set automaticlly so you 
don't need to configure some parameters...

but try this

1st possibility:

mailbox_transport = cyrus                 - be sure that in 
cyrus is included but it have to be there by default

or 2nd possibility:

in                     mailbox_transport = 

and in /etc/cyrus.conf:     lmtpunix     cmd="lmtpd" 
listen="/var/spool/postfix/public/lmtp" prefork=0

Grüße nach Grasbrunn

Michael Schwartzkopff schrieb:

> Hi,
> I am trying to install postfix and cyrus on SuSE 10.0 and ran into a 
> problem. Without cyrus postfix does deliver the mail directly to the 
> user postbos. no problem. No I turn cyrus delivery on:
> /etc/postfix/
> mailbox_transport = lmtp:unix:/var/lib/imap/socket/lmtp
> and
> /etc/cyrus.conf
> lmtpunix      cmd="lmtpd" listen="/var/lib/imap/socket/lmtp" prefork=1
> Now the mail is not beeing delivered and I get the error messages:
> /var/log/mail:
> Dec 16 09:39:11 dmz2 postfix/local[5752]: warning: connect #10 to 
> subsystem private/cyrus: Permission denied
> /var/log/messages:
> Dec 16 09:39:01 dmz2 kernel: SubDomain: REJECTING w access to 
> /var/spool/postfix/private/cyrus (local(5752) profile 
> /usr/lib/postfix/local active /usr/lib/postfix/local)
> I tried to change file permissions but it did not help. I also did not 
> find anything in the web. Any suggestion? Thanks for any help.

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