[Dovecot] dovecot + vpopmail

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Jan 10 22:11:39 EET 2005

On Mon, 2005-01-10 at 14:40 -0500, Chris L. Franklin wrote:
> I was just wondering how dovecot interacts with vpopmail. Does it just
> call the vchkpw and pass the username and password to it then wait for
> a it to tell dovecot weather the user is vaild or not ? Does vchkpw
> pass back the users homedir ?

No, it uses vpopmail library directly.
> PS. My plan is to just replace vchkpw  with a script/program of own.
> that dovecot can call to auth a user again xmail passwd file. And
> using "auth_passdb = static uid=<uid> gid=<gid> home=<dir template>
> mail=<dir template>" to fill in all the holes.

For that you could use checkpassword passdb in 1.0-tests.

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