LDA versus LMTP

Steve Matzura number6 at noisynotes.com
Fri Jun 12 11:04:09 UTC 2015

On Thu, 11 Jun 2015 22:27:43 -0500, you wrote:

>On Jun 11, 2015, at 8:51 PM, Steve Matzura wrote:
>> On Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:14:31 -0400, Ajai Khattri <symbiat at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Im using Dovecot for LMTP for all my mail users, since this way they are
>>> completely virtual (i.e. dont need to have a local account at all), all
>>> mail gets delivered to Maildirs owned by dovecot. Also LMTP makes it easier
>>> to insert scripts and do any custom processing which presumably is where
>>> Sieve comes in. Its also pretty easy to setup.
>> Sounds like that's what I should be doing. OK, so how is Dovecot told
>> to use LMTP instead of LDA? I must not be understanding something
>> about what's in either 15-lda.conf or 20-lmtp.conf.
>You have to configure your mta to deliver to lmtp instead of lda.

So this gets done in Postfix then?

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