two different mail_location

Gabx gabriel1 at
Tue Oct 12 19:23:13 EEST 2021

On 10/8/21 9:13 PM, Gabx wrote:
> On 10/6/21 10:11 AM, Aki Tuomi wrote:
>> Return `mail=maildir:/var/%u` from auth. See 
>> Aki

Users on my mail mystem are system users.
Their credentials, username, x (etc/shadow), home dir and shell are all 
mapped in etc/passwd.

Dovecot reads these mappings in etc/passwd for user1

> user1:x:1002:1002::/home/user1:/bin/bash
> user2:x:1003:1003::/var/user2:/bin/bash

because mail_location is :

> mail_location = maildir:~/%u/Maildir

I have modified etc/dovecot/conf.d/auth-system.conf.ext to include user2 
home dir:

> userdb {
>   driver = passwd
>   args = home=/var/%u
>   Return `mail=maildir:/var/%u`

> }

I haven't tried this and i wish opnions on these:

These users are mapped also as berkeley db for postfix this way:

> user1 at mydomain    /home/user1
> user2 at mydomain        /var/user2

But it looks like it doesn't make any effect.

Kind regards


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