[Dovecot] Dovecot Virtual Users & Sendmail

Marc Perkel marc at perkel.com
Fri Aug 26 16:54:15 EEST 2005

I would switch away from sendmail for sore. I like Exim the best.

Chris Hogan wrote:

> Not directly Dovecot, but a configuration problem.
> We have a working set-up with Dovecot+Procmail+Sendmail, using 
> POP-before-SMTP. We want to be able to offer email accounts to some 
> local schools, using SquirrelMail (keeps their costs & maintenance 
> down). The whole arrangement is working, but we don't want to have to 
> have 300+ School children as users of our
> Red Hat Enterprise server, so I've set up a passwd style file for 
> authentication.
> This all works fine, they can access mailboxes & send emails, but to 
> receive Sendmail is checking that they are unix users & bounces 
> messages back if they aren't in  /etc/passwd too.
> Has anybody ever got Sendmail working with Dovecot virtual users?
> Or is it time I switched to Postfix?
> Chris Hogan

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