[Dovecot] SASL using different auth database?

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri May 11 17:34:53 EEST 2007

On Thu, 2007-05-10 at 20:57 -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
>    The goal here is to allow users to have different passwords for  
> SMTP authentication and POP/IMAP connections.  I am converting an  
> existing installation to Dovecot...this installation currently has  
> quite a few users who are configured with SMTP authentication (Cyrus  
> SASL/saslauthdb) using different passwords than are configured for  
> their POP connections (via cucipop, /etc/passwd).  If someone can  
> think of any better way to accomplish this goal, I'm all ears.

Currently you'd have to run two Dovecots to be able to do this. If you
do that, set a different base_dir for them and that should be enough.

I'll try to make this work with one dovecot-auth for Dovecot v2.0.

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