Possible sendmail misconfiguration to deliver to cyrus

Todd Lyons tlyons at ivenue.com
Mon Dec 4 13:24:46 EST 2006

On Mon, Dec 04, 2006 at 11:22:10AM -0600, Dave McCracken wrote:

>> As I see it, a more sendmailish solution would be to use a little
>> sendmail-fu and make it so that sendmail checks for local user at smtp
>> time, but delivers to cyrus at deliver time.  I don't have such fu, but
>> I see now as a good enough time to start studying up on it as well as
>> exploring the above option.
>I also had that problem since most of the spam I was getting to my domain was 
>to nonexistent users.  I discovered sendmail has a local mailer flag that 
>indicates whether sendmail should check the recipient against local users at 
>smtp time.  The flag is 'w'.  My sendmail.mc has the following line:
>define(`CYRUSV2_MAILER_FLAGS', `A@/:|mw')dnl
>where cyrusv2.m4 has the line:
>This solved my problem but it requires that I have a local machine account for 
>each cyrus user.  As a small domain that's not a problem for me, but others 
>might find it too restrictive.

I'll test it.  As long as by "local user" you mean "users visible to PAM
and virtusers", then I'm golden.  I'm beginning testing now.
Regards...		Todd
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