Legal cyrus mailbox names?

Dave McMurtrie dave64 at
Wed Aug 2 08:50:46 EDT 2006

James Yale wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm trying to figure out what I can actually have as a valid mailbox 
> name in cyrus, due to problems with mail being delivered to the wrong 
> account.
> I realise I can't have any '.' in the name, but currently mail for 
> user 'jim+test' (who can login just fine) is being delivered to user 
> 'jim' instead.
In this case, you'd want to read about subfolder addressing (or plus 

> I've also seen people suggesting that mailboxes can be 
> user at, but I get permission denied whenever I try and create 
> a mailbox in that format.
You'd want to set up virtual domains to accomplish this.

> Any suggestions/links to good documentation would be appreciated :)

Start with since you'll see 
both of these topics covered.



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