[Dovecot] Virtual and system users with public mailboxes

Kendall Shaw kshaw at kendallshaw.com
Fri Mar 18 00:46:48 EET 2011

On Thu, 2011-03-17 at 18:35 +0200, Timo Sirainen wrote: 
> On Wed, 2011-03-16 at 11:54 -0700, Kendall Shaw wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I am running dovecot 1.2.9 and postfix, and I am trying to setup a
> > public mailbox. My thought is that there would be one system user with
> > a sieve script to deliver messages to the public mailbox. And, I would
> > like to give virtual users access to the mailbox.
> Why can't the public mail delivery user be virtual as well?

If the users that I want to have shell access (ubuntu 10.04) are virtual
users, wouldn't I have to duplicate their credentials, for dovecot?


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