How I have to configure my mailboxes in the POP/IMAP clients

Alain Spineux aspineux at
Thu Mar 27 17:56:39 EDT 2008

On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 4:36 PM, Andres Tarallo <atarallo at> wrote:
>  I'm about to deploy a new mail server, with postfix and cyrus IMAP
>  2.2.13 on Ubuntu 8.04. I can't access my mailboxes via POP3 neither
>  IMAP.
>   I've created my mailbox in cyradm as follows:
>  username at mailserver.domain. Mail is being delivered successfully to my
>   mailboxes, but I can't access them.

Did you configure the way cyrus will be able to authenticate your user ?
Using unix password, ldap, mysql .... ? This is related to "auth_mech"
in imapd.conf

>What is the proper username for
>  the  mailboxes?

usualy username at mailserver.domain or username
depending on option "virtdomains" and "defaultdomain" in imapd.conf

>  Thanks
>   Andrés
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Alain Spineux
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