[Dovecot] extra fields with "passwd" userdb

Patrick McLean patrick at cim.mcgill.ca
Fri Dec 10 23:44:25 EET 2010


On 10/12/10 01:30 PM, Kui Zhang wrote:
> Hello
> It is is possible. You just need to replace the.
> maildir: prefix with mdbox:, for  mail_location, for each one of the
> test mail boxes.

Thanks for the reply, although I am not sure you understand the
question. I know what I need to do, I just don't know how (syntax to use
in the dovecot configuration file) to change the mail_location on a
per-user basis with the "passwd" userdb backend.

> KuiZ
> On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 7:31 AM, Patrick McLean <patrick at cim.mcgill.ca> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am planning a migration of ~600 accounts to mdbox (from maildir) and
>> was hoping to do some initial testing of certain account. I am hoping to
>> use extra fields to migrate certain accounts in advance for testing, and
>> I can't find info on setting up extra fields with the "passwd" backend.
>> Is this possible, or will I have to use another approach?

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