[Dovecot] doveadm director status username != doveadm director status username at mailserver

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Tue Jul 17 15:06:53 EEST 2012

On 17.7.2012, at 13.54, Timo Sirainen wrote:

> On 17.7.2012, at 13.43, Joseba Torre wrote:
>> I've almost finished my new director based setup, but in the first test I discovered that imap and lmtp connections were not always being proxied to the same server. After some research now I think that the main problem is that in imap connections users connect as 'username' while lmtp connections are as 'username at mailserver'.
>> In my current setup I receive mail via SMTP in my director servers (which are loadbalanced by a CISCO machine), and then they send them to dovecot running on localhost. I've tried to get rid of the @mailserver in postfix in a generic way with no success.
>> Is there any way to redirect connections based only in the local part of the address? Or there is a way to get rid of the @mailserver in the postfix -> lmtp connection?
> director_username_hash = %n

BTW. This feature was implemented so that %d value could be used to allow shared mailboxes between domains to work in setups that have many smallish domains.

And now that I think about it, the default should probably be %Lu

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