[Dovecot] Virtual users - what is better Maildir or mbox?

Trever L. Adams trever at middleearth.sapphiresunday.org
Tue Jun 26 19:47:17 EEST 2012

> b) Make sure your local samba setup is joined to the domain. Make sure
> it writes an appropriate krb5.keytab (/etc/krb5.keytab in my setup) as
> part of its password management, etc.
> net ads keytab add smtp/mail_server_fqdn
> net ads keytab add imap/mail_server_fqdn
> You may have to edit the sam.ldb on your S4 server as many times S3
> doesn't create the principals ( /usr/local/samba/bin/ldbedit -H
> /usr/local/samba/private/sam.ldb sAMAccountName=mailserverhostname$
> should do the trick and add userPrincipalName so that it has
> imap/MAILSERVER_FQDN and smtp/MAILSERVER_FQDN, each being its own
> userPrincipalName, this should give the machine account 3
> userPrincipalName lines)
Sorry to anyone who was following what I wrote. I made a mistake. This
should NOT be userPrincipalName, it should be servicePrincipalName.
(There should already be 1 or 2 such lines that says HOST/host or


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