Re: Virtual Domains Email: How do you do it?
Thursday, June 28, 2001, 4:24:06 PM, you wrote:
HD> Hi all,
HD> I need to do email hosting for a large number of domains. My solution
HD> consists in Postfix for the MTA, Cyrus for the LDA and IMP for the MUA.
HD> Emails have to be accessible by POP as well.
HD> After some research, I came to the conclusion that each individual needed
HD> to have an account under Cyrus as a local user. Let me explain. Let's say I
HD> host email for email@example.com. The string "firstname.lastname@example.org" is not a
HD> valid Cyrus username (mailbox in fact but you see my point). A translation
HD> needs to takes place.
If you apply Dave Fuchs' patch to make a '.' a valid character (but making '/'
and invalid one), then that becomes a valid Cyrus username. Search the Cyrus
IMAP mailing list archives for it. He sent it out for 2.0.14 some time last
week when I requested it (but I don't have it on me here) :)