[Dovecot] How to get effective user information (was Re: question on "doveadm user" and pass/userdb)

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Tue Jan 22 14:11:21 EET 2013

On 9.1.2013, at 17.06, Steffen Kaiser <skdovecot at smail.inf.fh-brs.de> wrote:

> The doveadm server socket does not provide the "user" command neiter in
> Dovecot v2.1 nor v2.2, does it?
> Is it only because, doveadm_register_auth_commands() is never called, or would the "user" command not work in the doveadm server, but in the doveadm program only? I already query the doveadm socket for the quota information and it would make the script easier to get the user information the same way.

Currently doveadm-server works only for "mail" commands (since those are the ones that often need to support automatic proxying to another server). I guess it could be extended for other commands also, but that would require some work..

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