[Dovecot] anonymous mailing list archive configuration?
johannes at sipsolutions.net
Sun Mar 25 15:39:29 EEST 2007
On Sun, 2007-03-25 at 14:27 +0200, Johannes Berg wrote:
> I'd like to run a mailing list archive via IMAP like for this list but
> my mails are in maildir and not mbox.
> It's easy to add a new user that has access to the maildir that mails
> get stored in, and I can simply link that up to that user's inbox. It's
> also easy to prevent putting mail into that folder.
> However, one thing I'm not clear on is how to prevent that user from
> creating new folders. I don't think I can do that with permissions to
> the ~/Maildir since that user needs to be able to create files there for
> indizes etc.
> Is that possible? Should/can I write a plugin that prevents things?
Oh, I found a solution already. Make the maildir read-only and put
CONTROL/INDEX elsewhere in the homedir of the user and make that
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