Sendmail aliases and Cyrus
anthony-list at tibbs.ca
Mon Nov 21 00:38:16 EST 2005
I was trying to check the list archives for some hints, but it seems that
that server is having some 'difficulties' at the moment, and isn't
I am currently in the process of setting up another Cyrus/IMAP server, as
I've been (personally) running Cyrus/Sendmail for a few years now with good
results. I had the usual sendmail+virtdomains+cyrus hoops to jump through,
but now have THAT working all right (by way of a mailertable entries, i.e.
The problem is that for this to WORK, mydomain.ca must not be considered a
"local domain" (i.e. it must not be in local-host-names), since this results
in a rewrite that strips the 'host' portion of the address off, and then
Cyrus rejects the message with an 'unknown mailbox' error.
And all of this ultimately means that I can't use sendmail "aliases" (for
non-local addresses), which I need in order to redirect such things as
postmaster, root, etc. to a particular user.
Have I missed something simple here? I've tried following the instructions
at http://asg.web.cmu.edu/cyrus/download/imapd/install-virtdomains.html but
that is where I am getting stuck...
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