[Dovecot] Dovecot 1.2.12 + Postfix + virtual domains: delivering to system users
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Fri Dec 31 23:27:32 EET 2010
On Friday 31 December 2010 08:20:48 Simone Caruso wrote:
> For local delivery u don't need dovecot lda, let postfix do it.
I can, but all the Linux users need to be aliased to "xxx at localhost" in the
Postfix virtual.db. This isn't a huge problem for me, since it's unlikely
we'll be adding new users more than once per year or two (for new IT staff)
once the system is set up. But it means system users can't access their mail
via IMAP, because the "passdb shadow" is screwing up delivery for all the
end users. And it's likely to be a major hassle for other installations.
There's a way around that, of course, but it wouldn't look good to tell the
company management "We're settng up this mail system for you e-peons, but the
IT nobility are getting a separate system of their own" ;-)
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