LDA ignores virtual mailbox settings

Aki Tuomi aki.tuomi at open-xchange.com
Mon Dec 28 16:56:39 EET 2020

> On 28/12/2020 16:35 Toni Mueller <support at oeko.net> wrote:
> Hi Aki,
> On Mon, Dec 28, 2020 at 03:37:33PM +0200, Aki Tuomi wrote:
> > What you are describing will not be solved by looking at dovecot
> > source code.
> ok.
> > Can you describe your configuration more? Maybe you are running
> > dovecot in chroot or something? Can you consider using LMTP instead of
> > LDA?
> I want to have as much information about the users and their mailboxes
> as possible in an SQL database (I use Pg), so I can easily move things
> around, change permissions and what-not.
> I thought about using LMTP, but so far shyed away from it because I
> suspected that it would be unable to do uid/gid switching on a per-user
> basis. But I'll check this idea out as well.
> I have not done anything special to the Debian installation, but
> checking if that contains an unwanted chroot somewhere, is a good idea!
> Thanks,
> Toni

LMTP can do uid/gid switching per user.


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