Not able to create mailbox with fully qualified userid

plcyrus plcyrus at
Tue Nov 29 05:21:09 EST 2005

Hi, and thank you for yor promt response. I followed your suggestions,
set the loginrealms right, ran cyrus-makerdirs (Debianese for mkimap),
turned up logging verbosity. Nothing changed and no indicators in logs.
In fact, no mention of the falure in logs at all.


Bill Kearney wrote:

>>When I, logged into cyradm as user cyrus who in /etc/imapd_conf is
>>defined as admin, try to create a user in this manner:
>>cm user.<username>@dom.ain
>> I get
>>createmailbox: Permission denied
>Did you have other domains created before?  I ran into that error because I
>had been fiddling around enough with the server to have left behind some
>garbage.  Removing the directories and re-running mkimap took care of it (in
>my circumstance).
>Also, you don't have the loginrealms: value set?
>loginrealms: <empty string>
>        The list of remote realms whose users may authenticate
>        using cross-realm authentication identifiers.  Seperate
>        each  realm  name  by  a space.  (A cross-realm identity
>        is considered any identity returned by SASL with an "@" in it.).
>Setting that took care of the errors I was seeing in the maillog, pam.log
>and other logs.
>Turn up the logging and you'll probably see where it's having access
>-Bill Kearney

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