Cyrus admin user that can read messge on all accounts?

Adam Kramer akramer at
Mon May 1 14:00:17 EDT 2006

The cyrus user has no proxy abilities by default, being in the  
admins: directive does not grant that. You can enable a specific  
account to proxy with the proxyservers: directive.


On Apr 28, 2006, at 12:31 PM, Andreas Hasenack wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 28, 2006 at 12:08:22PM -0700, Kevin Baker wrote:
>> Is there an admin user that has permissions to access all
>> other accounts?
>> I am running IMAPSync between two servers, a couple times a
>> day for backups. The newest version of IMAPSync allows for
>> a seperate admin auth user to be specified so that you do
>> not need to know the password for all users you are
>> syncing.
> If IMAPSync is SASL aware, you could authenticate as the cyrus admin
> user and authorize as the target user, kind of like "su - otheruser".
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