[Dovecot] Master user creds for proxy stored statically/locally?

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Mar 21 21:20:45 EET 2011

On 21.3.2011, at 20.52, Edward Carraro wrote:

> script-login: Fatal: execvp(/usr/local/bin/postlogin.sh) failed: Permission
> denied
> I tried with user = $default_internal_user (which is dovecot) and then with
> it set to vmail
> I changed the perms on the actual file to 777 and owned by vmail and dovecot
> but again, same thing.

Well, that's a bit strange. What's your doveconf -n output now? Do you have something like SELinux enabled?

> also to change the master user, its just the following?
> cat postlogin.sh
> #!/bin/sh
> =master_user = %u

No, you need something like:


export USERDB_KEYS="$USERDB_KEYS master_user"
exec "$@"

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