Updated 2.4.6 with autocreate for those who need it
mark.cave-ayland at siriusit.co.uk
Fri Jan 21 10:03:46 EST 2011
On 21/01/11 14:53, Reinaldo de Carvalho wrote:
>> Out of interest, what are the objections to the current patch? And would
>> it be applied to the 2.4.x series or wait until 2.5?
> A (commonly) bad MTA configuration that not reject unknown recipients,
> and try to deliver the message to cyrus will generate thounsands of
> mailboxes. If this feature will be implemented must have a option to
> disable it. And, IMHO autocreatemailbox should be disable by default.
Oh that's interesting. I must admit I haven't done much with the patches
other than noted that they exist within our internal builds, but surely
the account auto creation only happens if the recipient exists within a
directory somewhere, e.g. LDAP?
Can saslauthd be used to determine whether an account exists or not as
opposed to just being used for authentication?
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