account naming

Nick Smith nick at
Tue Jul 18 09:19:00 EDT 2006

Andrew Morgan wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Jul 2006, Nick Smith wrote:
>> I just setup my first cyrus mail server using postfix and i have 
>> web-cyradm running as well.
>> I noticed that you can only name the accounts one of two ways, domain 
>> prefix on, which appends the domain to the user name aka, 
>> and with prefix off its just mail0001.  Is there 
>> a work around for this to just get without the domain? ive 
>> tried sending mail and it tries to send the mail to 
>> at instead of at Ive 
>> been googling but its not coming up with very much useful 
>> information. Thanks for your help
> You probably want to look into the unixhierarchysep option of 
> imapd.conf, which will allow you to use "." in a username or folder.
>     Andy
I do already have that unixhierarchsep turned on in the imapd.conf file, 
but wondering if there is a way to not use the domain prefix, so the 
user name is just instead of

Thanks for your help.


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