[Dovecot] disabling mail delivery for a user

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Tue Feb 2 18:56:31 EET 2010

On Tue, 2010-02-02 at 11:41 -0500, Frank Cusack wrote:
> On February 2, 2010 1:29:24 PM +0200 Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> wrote:
> > Logins would fail with "internal login failure". userdb lookup must
> > succeed for imap/pop3 logins too. You could make the deny=yes happen only
> > if %s != 'lda'.
> A little more help?  I've been looking at the docs and can't figure out
> how to do this.  I do have one constraint: my userdb/passdb is a
> passwd-file.

You could do:

passdb passwd-file {
  args = /etc/deny.%s
  deny = yes

Then symlink /etc/deny.imap, deny.pop3, etc. to your primary deny file.

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