[Dovecot] Login with firstname.lastname instead of loginname

Ralf Hildebrandt Ralf.Hildebrandt at charite.de
Wed May 16 15:43:02 EEST 2007

* Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi>:

> Do you really have different users in shadow and in pam?

No, I don't.

> Well, shadow and pam don't support extra fields, so I don't think you
> can do anything about these unless you switch to another passdb.
> Currently Dovecot doesn't support these kind of "pass through passdbs".

> PAM however does support internally changing the username, so it would
> be possible for you to create such a PAM module. But I can't help with
> that.


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