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

Reinaldo de Carvalho reinaldoc at
Mon Mar 9 21:56:23 EDT 2009

On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 8:25 PM, Farzad FARID
<ffarid at> wrote:
> Hi,
> 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:
> Regards

Its not necessary use ruby (or another language) merely to call shell
commands, do it on pure (ba|c|k)sh.

Reinaldo de Carvalho

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