[Dovecot] Dovecot SASL & Postfix

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Sun Mar 17 16:08:01 EET 2013

On 2013-03-17 9:08 AM, Jerry <jerry at seibercom.net> wrote:
> Because that is the way the system was originally configured. I had
> nothing to do with it.
> The system uses a simple format:
> user at doman.com		password
> The SASL mechanism presently in use uses:
> user at hostname.domain.com		password
> Worse, the passwords are not the same in both instances. If I try to
> implement one system I will have to deal with all of the present users
> and get them all on the same page. That is not something I really want
> to invest time in right now.
> If dovecot could be told to use a specific file then that would simplify
> things greatly. Besides, the SASL file does not need all of the
> information contained in the regular Dovecot user/passwd file.
> Otherwise, I might just give up on this entire endeavor.

Personally, I would *much* prefer the pain of changing everyone over to 
a single password backend for both just one time, than to have to 
continue to maintain a broken system.


Best regards,


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