Proxy Authentication

Ken Murchison murch at
Mon Aug 7 11:09:02 EDT 2006

Joshua Van Horn wrote:
> Hi, 
> We are looking at migrating our current mail store (UWash IMAP) to
> Cyrus.  One of the first things we need to accomplish is to get a proxy
> in front of our existing servers so that we can start moving mailboxes
> around to alleviate load issues.
> 1) Is it possible to configure a Front-end server from the Cyrus Murder
> to pass the user's authentication on to the Back-end instead of using
> the proxy_authname/proxy_password?

Not without changing the code.

> 2) Assuming this is possible, will the Cyrus Front-ends "talk" to a
> Uwash IMAP store?  This would involved manually updating the MUPDATE
> server with the location of the mailboxes.

Not without changing the code.

Kenneth Murchison
Systems Programmer
Project Cyrus Developer/Maintainer
Carnegie Mellon University

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