[Dovecot] prefetch userdb on 1.0.alpha4

Thomas Hummel hummel at pasteur.fr
Thu Dec 8 18:55:00 EET 2005

On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 04:00:00PM +0100, Feraudet Cyril wrote:

> I got :
> ==> /var/log/dovecot/dovecot.log <==
> dovecot: Dec 08 15:53:21 Error: auth(default): prefetch(mylogin, 
> 10.3.245.xxx): passdb didn't return userdb entries

> A idea ?

It seems you don't make passdb return user attributes.

Let's suppose your user and pass LDAP attributes are on the same LDAP
tree leave, you'd do it by setting pass_attrs like below in

  pass_attrs = uid,userPassword,homeDirectory=userdb_home,,,uidNumber=userdb_uid,gidNumber=userdb_gid

Note : 

userdb_xxx are keys in the hash table where your user attributes will
be recorded and then passed to imap-login as extra_fields of the

Thomas Hummel 	    | Institut Pasteur
<hummel at pasteur.fr> | Pôle informatique - systèmes et réseau

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