[Dovecot] Shared mailboxes basics

Thomas Hummel hummel at pasteur.fr
Mon Mar 22 15:34:22 EET 2010

On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 02:47:45PM +0200, Timo Sirainen wrote:

> > Do you mean your maildirs are all in 0770 <user> doveshared ? But it still
> > gives too much permission in general...Especially if your users can access
> > their mailboxes outside of IMAP (NFS, CIFS, ...). How do you deal with that ?
> You don't need to put all users into doveshared group. You just need to
> set mail_extra_groups=doveshared, so only Dovecot processes have such
> extra access.

You lost me again : what's the use of the userdb " acl_groups" extra-field then ?

Thomas Hummel 	    | Institut Pasteur
<hummel at pasteur.fr> | Pôle informatique - systèmes et réseau

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