[Dovecot] dovecot and AFS SOLVED

Per-Erik Persson per-erik.persson at it.su.se
Wed Feb 10 11:22:47 EET 2010

Well, what you describe would be the correct and security  aware way of 
doing it.

However since I am still testing i just did it the quick and dirty way.
By adding the IP of the server handling the maildeliveries to the group 
called mail-writers which has permissions on every users Maildir.
Something like "pts adduser mail-writers" if I remeber correctly.
In theory this would decrease the load on the kdc and the afs server, 
but in practice I don't know if it would be possible to measure a 

On 02/10/2010 09:56 AM, Steffen Kaiser wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Feb 2010, Per-Erik Persson wrote:
>> I now have dovecots deliver (1.1.?)up and running and delivering 
>> mails to maildirs located on the AFS
>> So if anyone is wondering, I would say that AFS works as a backend 
>> for storing emails without any ugly patches.
> Do you have a local keytab and use an kerberos account, that may write 
> to any AFS volume, in order to run deliver?

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