[Dovecot] Dovecot LDA, LDAP, Postfix and Spawning programs..

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sat Nov 18 21:40:37 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-11-16 at 09:42 +0900, Jorgen Lundman wrote:
> So, if I tried Dovecot-LDA, would it support the user optionally having a 
> ".forward" file, or perhaps the LDAP attribute deliveryProgramPath, or some 
> other way to filter based on subject/body to sort, and/or forward, mail?

It doesn't support .forward or executing other programs, but you can do
filtering and forwarding with Sieve plugin.

> If it can use LDAP, will it setuid() to the users uid (as set in LDAP, assuming 
> I cook the LDAP conf entries correctly) when delivering(I'd hope so!) and 
> running external filters?

deliver gets the authentication information from dovecot-auth. So if you
have the user's uid correctly in there, then deliver does setuid().

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