[Dovecot] namespaces

Pascal Volk user+dovecot at localhost.localdomain.org
Wed Jul 21 02:48:57 EEST 2010

On 07/19/2010 07:09 PM jorge martinez wrote:
> Hello, i have an issue with vpopmail, this created a sub folder named "0"
> and all the new users created inside this folder into the domain folder.
> Weel i don understand why vpopmail do that, but i want to know if the option
> in dovecot.conf namespaces i can make it to search the Maildir in both
> directories. name domain/user & name domain/0/name user.

Why? Directory hashing? Or a programing error in the vpopmail code‽

Why do you want to complicate simple things with namespaces?
Somewhere in your mysql database is the value …domain/0/name stored. Use
that value as user's home. Then set your mail_location to maildir:~/Maildir

You may also have a look at:
    * http://wiki.dovecot.org/UserDatabase
    * http://wiki.dovecot.org/VirtualUsers/Home
    * http://wiki.dovecot.org/AuthDatabase/VPopMail#VPopMail_.2B-_MySQL

The trapper recommends today: decade.1020201 at localdomain.org

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