Possible sendmail misconfiguration to deliver to cyrus
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:
>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.
A friend of mine was at the military and had to check new recruits for
color-blindness. Only after the 20th color-blind man in a row he realized
for the first time in hist life that it was _him_, being the color-blind.
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