[Fwd: Re: a dot in the name ?]
olaf at navi.pl
Thu Aug 31 09:45:24 EDT 2006
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> From: Olaf Frączyk <olaf at cbk.poznan.pl>
> To: Mario Pavlov <freebsd at abv.bg>
> Cc: info-cyrus at lists.andrew.cmu.edu
> Subject: Re: a dot in the name ?
> Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2006 14:10:54 +0200
> On Thu, 2006-08-31 at 13:59 +0300, Mario Pavlov wrote:
> > hello guys ;)
> > I'm using cyrus-imap + cyrus-sasl + postfix as my mail system
> > it works fine
> > but I need to add an account with a dot in the name (e.g. mario.pavlov at domain)
> > and I don't know how to do that
> > I'm using cyradm for creating mailboxes..
> > can anyone help me, please ?
> > thank you :)
> If you want dot in usernames you need to use unixhierarchysep in your
> If you want to use domain you would need virtdomains also.
> With the latter I don't know what will happen with existing mailboxes,
> so be careful.
> It will be one way transition. Probably you could setup a test box and
> play with it before applying to production server.
> You will also need to configure saslauthd to handle usernames with
> domain in the way you want to.
Olaf Fraczyk <olaf at navi.pl>
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