[Dovecot] Dovecot and CAPITALISATION = grrrr ;-(

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Wed Sep 18 11:23:24 EEST 2013

Am 18.09.2013 09:43, schrieb Ben:
> As far as I'm aware, email is case insensitive?

yes, the localpart in theory is, but only fools would configure
me at exacmple.com and ME at example.com for different users because
it doe snot work in the real world

> Dovecot however, seems to be taking offence at the fact that someone is sending mail to user at SOMEDOMAIN.XYZ.
> Postfix has no issues handling it, it when it gets passed over to Dovecot LMTP that I get log lines such as :
> Sep 17 13:48:22 ukc-vm02-mx01 dovecot: auth: passwd-file(user at SOMEDOMAIN.XYZ): unknown user
> However user at somedomain.xyz *DOES* exist in the passwd file.  Just not with a capitalised domain !
> I am confused


auth_username_chars            = abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ01234567890.-_@%
auth_username_translation      = %@AaBbCcDdEeFfGgHhIiJjKkLlMmNnOoPpQqRrSsTtUuVvWwXxYyZz

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