Re: Virtual Domains Email: How do you do it?
Haim Dimermanas writes:
> Felipe Alvarez Harnecker wrote:
> > Then, keep it simple.
> I agree. The simpliest way is to have the user's email address be their
> > # adduser someuniqueid
> Using Cyrus, why would I need to "add" a physical user to the system? Is
> there something I am missing here?
You need some sort of authentication, the simplest is /etc/passwd
> > cyradm> cm user.someuniqueid
> > map firstname.lastname@example.org -> someuniqueid
> That's not as simple as it seems. Unique IDs have to be unique (therefore a
> mechanism that allows you to check the uniqueness of the ID). Note that one
> would have to come up with such a mechanism for email addresses as well but
> since it's already present.
It's very very simple, trust me.
> The problem is the following: Users want to login using their email
> address. Not unique ID a la compuserve, not john~example-com and other
> barbarian means. Just their email address and a password. I don't like any
> more than you do but that's what I have to come up with.
Here you are right, if you want your users to login using the email
address you'd better go with LDAP or *sql . The real problem is
authentication, the rest is sht.
Felipe Alvarez Harnecker. QlSoftware.
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