Announcing cyrus-user-map, a local recipient map generator for Postfix

Farzad FARID ffarid at
Mon Mar 9 19:25:42 EDT 2009


Having just deployed a Cyrus Imap server with Postfix, with only virtual 
users and no Unix or LDAP based imap accounts, I needed a way to 
generate a local recipient map for Postfix. This map is used by Postfix 
to identify existing email accounts and correctly reject incoming mail 
received for unknown recipients (as in

So I wrote a little tool that generates and update this map 
automatically, with the help of cron. You can download the script and 
documentation from my website 
or from GitHub:


Farzad FARID / Architecte Open Source - Associé
Pragmatic Source /
Tel : +33 9 53 19 21 90 / Mob : +33 6 03 70 65 46

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